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Ekpahak Orientation Powwow-FR

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Posted: August 31, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 8th Annual Orientation Powwow - Ekpahak, is going to be held Sept. 7 from 2 - 6 p.m. in the right quad behind the Student Union Building (SUB).  Join us as UNB, STU, NBCC and NBCCD welcomes students and celebrates the beginning of the academic year, with a traditional gathering featuring drumming, dancing, chanting, and more! This event is free to the public and everyone is...

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Mental health first aid for adults who interact with youth-FR

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Posted: August 31, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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"Mental Health First Aid For Adults Who Interact With Youth" teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.  The 14-hour course takes place over two full days.  The cost per participant is $125 (for UNB...

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Participate in a study on mobile mixed reality-FR

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Posted: August 31, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Have you ever used mixed reality? Mixed reality displays virtual things like your computer files or video game characters in the real world. Whether you have or you haven’t used it, we need your help! Researchers in the Human Computer Interaction Lab have created an experiment to find out how using your phone for mixed reality can be improved. You will be offered a $10 gift card for...

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Traffic Advisory- September 4, Mackay Drive-FR

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Posted: August 31, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Access on Mackay Drive in front of Joy Kidd Residence will be restricted in the afternoon of Tuesday, Sept. 4, from 3:50 to 4:20 p.m. to facilitate the academic procession as it moves from the Mackay Promenade (grassy area downhill from the Student Union Building) to the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER for Commencement.  Vehicles are encouraged to use Dineen Drive during this time. We apologize...

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UNBF wireless issues now resolved-FR

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Posted: August 31, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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ITS is happy to report the recent issues with wireless (Wi-Fi) on the UNB Fredericton campus are now resolved. Students, faculty and staff should now be able to connect to eduroam, UNB???s new Wi-Fi, within all buildings on campus. To connect to eduroam, enter your: UNBloginID@unb.ca (ex: jdoe@unb.ca) - don't forget the @unb.ca; and UNB password Note: Depending on your device, additional...

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Dorm Burn on September 7-FR

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Posted: August 30, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The 2018 Dorm Burn is taking place on Friday, Sept. 7, at 5:30 p.m. in the UNB Fredericton Quad, behind the SUB. Faculty, staff and students are invited to come see why fire safety is so important as Fredericton Fire ignites a real fire to a staged dorm room.  Come feel the heat from the 1,000+ degree flames and hear some fire safety tips from Lieutenant Cameron Dunn. We...

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IT Service Desk Support on September 4-FR

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Posted: August 30, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Tuesday, Sept. 4, the IT Service Desk’s walk-up support desk in the Harriet Irving Library (HIL) will be closed until 10 a.m. due the library’s delayed opening. For IT support on Sept. 4 while the HIL is closed: visit us from 8 – 10 a.m. at our temporary table upstairs by the main entrance in the Student Union Building (SUB); call 506-457-2222; or email...

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SUB Tim Hortons take out only on August 31-FR

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Posted: August 30, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please be advised the SUB Cafeteria and Atrium will be closed for the ISAO Orientation on Friday, Aug. 31.  Tim Hortons will only be accessible from the doors next to the vending machines and will be take out only.  Signage will be visible on the ground floor. Article Contact Information Contact: Benoit Vachon-Gravel Email Address: sub@unb.ca

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UNBF Registrar's Office closing early on September 4-FR

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Posted: August 30, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNBF Registrar's Office will be closing at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 4, in order for all staff to attend Commencement to officially welcome new students to our campus.   Article Contact Information Contact: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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You're invited - Announcement of research support from OSCO Construction Group-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 30, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB community is invited to a major announcement to create an engineering-based off-site Construction Research and Innovation Hub with the sponsorship and support of the OSCO Construction Group. Join us on Thursday, Sept. 6, at 10:30 a.m. at the Long Hall, Richard J. CURRIE CENTER (UNBF). Reception to follow. RSVP by Sept. 4 to Tina Madore at 506-453-4995 or...

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Faculty of kinesiology thesis defence - Joseph Todd MASRS -FR

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

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“A Phenomenological Exploration of Parental Support in Elite Midget AAA Hockey” will be defended by Joseph Todd (MASRS) on Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 9:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology Building, 204. Abstract: Eleven parents in the Canadian Maritimes involved with Midget AAA teams, the highest possible league before Major Junior (i.e., the Canadian Hockey League), were interviewed to explore...

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Free leadership development available for all UNB staff-FR and SJ

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

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UNB has an enterprise-wide subscription to A.I. Pro, a service from Academic Impressions offering access to a variety of professional development tools for advisors, faculty/instructors, student services professionals, staff and administrators. We have secured several “Leadership Development” webinars as part of university-wide professional development opportunities. The webinars...

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Saint John food service on August 31-SJ

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

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Commons Cafe, on the Saint John campus, will be closing at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 31, for campus-wide food service staff training. There will be complimentary coffee available (while supplies last) in the Faculty Staff Club until 3 p.m.   Article Contact Information Contact: Cory Brown Email Address: cory@unb.ca

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Scheduled power outage in Old Engineering Building on Aug 30 -FR

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

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Please be advised that there will be a two-hour scheduled power outage in the Old Engineering building, 17 Dineen Dr., between 6 and 8 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30. Article Contact Information Contact: James Williams Email Address: James.Williams@unb.ca

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UNBF Orientation Week-FR

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

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Fall Orientation Week on the Fredericton campus is right around the corner! Visit the orientation website for full program information and schedules or download an overview of the week. One full day of Faculty Orientation programming for new students will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 4. Everyone - students, faculty, staff, and all Fredericton residents - is invited to the Freddy Beach Welcome...

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Celebrating Respectful Workplace Week -SJ

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

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All are invited to an ice cream social at the Faculty Staff Lounge on Tuesday, Sept. 4, from 2 - 3 p.m. At this collegial gathering we will kick off the start of the term in style.  Faculty and staff are encouraged to come out to the Faculty Staff Lounge and enjoy the company of colleagues and ice cream sundaes – complete with all the fixings.   The Human Rights and Positive...

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Fall winter hours-SJ

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

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The university will revert back to fall/winter hours on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018. This means that the majority of departments will have office hours from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (with a one-hour lunch break).  Any department whose hours are different from those specified above must ensure that a 7¼ or 8 hour day is scheduled in their own department to provide equity among staff on...

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Monday Night Film Series presents Finding Your Feet -FR

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

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The Monday Night Film Series returns with a screening of 'Finding Your Feet' on Monday, Sept. 3, from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m., in Tilley Hall 102. As the newly minted “Lady” Abbot, Sandra (Imelda Staunton) is on top of the world and looking forward to enjoying the rest of her life with her husband, Mike (John Sessions). However, when Sandra discovers Mike embracing her best friend and...

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Participate in a study and learn about deep breathing exercises-FR

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

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Do you ever have trouble focusing or concentrating on your work? Do you want to feel smarter, more creative? Slow breathing exercises have been scientifically shown to help improve your ability to focus, think critically, and be creative. Learn more and help us improve these techniques by participating in a local research study. For more information or to sign-up, email unb.hci@gmail.com....

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Peer Support Centre coordinator job posting-FR

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

Category: Employment News


The UNB Peer Support Centre (PSC) is a volunteer student organization overseen by Counselling Services. The PSC provides a weekly therapy dog room wellness event and campus-wide outreach events. The PSC Coordinator will plan and organize the activities of the PSC, including weekly recurring events, such as the therapy dog room, and campus-wide outreach activities and social media campaigns. The...

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UNBF Registrar's Office closure on August 30-FR

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

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UNBF Registrar's Office will be closed on Thursday Aug. 30, from 9 - 10:45 a.m., to allow all staff to participate in an office event.  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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Welcome our newest students at Commencement-FR

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

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All members of the UNB Fredericton community are invited to Commencement on Tuesday, Sept. 4, at 4 p.m. at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. This annual ceremony is our opportunity to officially welcome new students to our campus and celebrate their entry into higher education. Commencement also introduces and highlights our history and traditions.  This ceremony, along with Encaenia and...

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UNB board games night-FR

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you passionate about board games? Do you like playing them and teaching them? UNB runs a regular board game night and is looking for a few individuals willing to take the role of organizers of this weekly event. Perks include access to the UNB Board Game Library, a hand in choosing what board games to add to the library and the satisfaction of helping to spread access to this great...

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Volunteer training for The 203 Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity-FR

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

Category: Student Organizations


On Wednesday, Aug. 29, from 11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. there will be training for people interested in volunteering during Orientation Week and beyond at The 203, UNB's new centre for LGBTQIA2S+ students.  The training will take place in the Group Room of UNB Counselling Services on the 2nd floor of the CC Jones Student Services Centre.  For additional information contact us...

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CETL Annual New Faculty Instructor Orientation-FR

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Posted: August 24, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning is gearing up for its annual workshop to welcome all new faculty and instructors to UNBF.  This orientation session is a great opportunity for new faculty and instructors to get to know one another and to connect with other faculty members.  If you are new to the Fredericton campus, or know of someone who is, please encourage him/her...

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UNBF Libraries delayed opening-FR

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Posted: August 24, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please be advised that on Tuesday, Sept. 4, UNBF Libraries (HIL, Science & Forestry, Engineering & Computer Science, and South Gym) will open at 10 a.m. in order for all staff to attend a session to prepare for the start of the new academic year.  The Law Library will not be affected. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Article Contact Information Contact: Susan Oliver Email...

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Upcoming Research Seminar - Dr Margaret Renaud-Young -FR

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Posted: August 24, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The departments of chemistry and chemical engineering welcome Cannabis Health Research Chair candidate, Dr. Margaret Renaud-Young, of the University of Calgary, who will be giving her research seminar entitled, "Development of Electrochemical Sensors for Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and other Cannabis Compounds," on Wednesday, Aug. 29 at 10:30 a.m. in the Toole Hall auditorium, room...

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Changes to Guest Wi-Fi at UNB-FR and SJ

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

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As part of UNB’s wireless (Wi-Fi) replacement project, GuestUNB WiFi is being replaced with a new guest Wi-Fi – public@unb – which will make it easier for visitors to connect to Wi-Fi while on campus. UNB’s new guest wireless (public@unb): Does not require a UNB sponsor or special login ID - visitors can connect automatically themselves. Provides access to the internet...

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Closure afternoon of August 24 - Office of the Vice President, Research and the Office of Research Services -FR and SJ

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

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On Friday, Aug. 24, the Office of the Vice President (Research) and the Office of Research Services will be closing at 12 p.m. for the afternoon so that all staff may attend a staff function. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. Article Contact Information Contact: Office of Research Services Email Address: ors@unb.ca

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Free furniture-FR

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

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The Student Accessibility Centre has free furniture available - a waiting room chair,  a bookshelf and a wooden, two drawer filing cabinet - please call for information.   Article Contact Information Contact: Pamela Underhill (X3515) Email Address: underhil@unb.ca

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Piluwitahasuwawsuwakon and Your Course-FR

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

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

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Reminder - WebTimeEntry Cut-Off Dates for September 7th pay-FR and SJ

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

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Due to the Labour Day holiday, it is necessary for Payroll Services to change the WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for employee submission of hours and supervisor approval for the pay of September 7, 2018. Employee WebTimeEntry Cut-Off - Employees using WebTimeEntry timesheets must have all hours entered, electronically signed and submitted to their supervisor for approval by midnight, Thursday, Aug....

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CELLab Study- Substituting Aerobic Exercise with Resistance Training in a Home Setting -FR

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

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Want to meet a personal trainer offering you a unique exercise program which can be performed in the comfort of your own home at NO cost? The study aims to identify a new exercise program that substitutes aerobic activities with resistance training for men living with obesity. You are eligible if: •    A male the age of 19 or older      ...

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CETL Creates Email Etiquette Explainer Video-FR and SJ

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

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Mary Astorino, an instructional designer focusing on educational technology, has created an “explainer” style video about student email etiquette when interacting with faculty and instructors. You are welcome to use it in your courses. Email Etiquette: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_jL94Q66E4&feature=youtu.be It was developed with VideoScribe, an easy-to-use software program for...

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College of Extended Learning closed afternoon of August 24-FR and SJ

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

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The College of Extended Learning will be closing at noon on Friday, Aug. 24 to allow for staff to attend a staff event. The College will reopen on Monday, Aug. 27 at regular business hours.   We apologize for any inconvenience. Article Contact Information Contact: Ann Smith Email Address: asmith@unb.ca

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Now open - fall fee-based registration-FR

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

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URec's fall fee-based registration is now open!  Fee-based programs are separated into three categories: General Population: Suitable for beginner to advanced participants. Reformer Pilates: Specialized Pilates programs with small group numbers for lots of individual attention.  Silver Series: Designed for older adults seeking to improve and maintain a healthy, active lifestyle,...

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UNBF 2018-19 Parking Passes-FR

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

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As we rapidly approach a new academic year, it's time to purchase a new parking permit.  Instead of standing in long line ups we recommend ordering your permit online. On the Fredericton campus, passes will be available for purchase online starting Thursday, Aug. 23 and in person at the office at 767 Kings College Road starting on Monday, Aug. 27, between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Faculty and...

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Changes to booking Marshall d'Avray Video Conference Rooms-FR

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

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The procedure for booking the video conference rooms in Marshall d'Avray (126A & 126B) on the Fredericton campus has been changed, effective August 20, 2018.  For enquiries, and for booking the rooms, please send an email to mdhvideoconf@unb.ca. Operator support is also being adjusted. For your first two bookings an operator will provide training on the tech in the room, and after that...

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Faculty of Education Presents The Trans Generation - How Trans Kids (and their Parents) are Creating a Gender Revolution-FR

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

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The Faculty of Education will present, "The Trans Generation: How Trans Kids (and Their Parents) are Creating a Gender Revolution" with Ann Travers, PhD, on Monday, Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 261; a reception will follow. This is a free public event. Children are routinely organized according to sex category: in terms of clothing and grooming, sport and physical recreation...

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2018-2019 Student Support Directory Available-FR

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Posted: August 17, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The 2018-2019 Student Support Directory is now available for download and print. The Student Support Directory (SSD) is accessible from the online Services for Students Guide. It is also found in the Student Toolkit for Academic Advising – unb.ca/studenttoolkit. The Student Support Directory can be used by any UNB Fredericton student, faculty/instructor or staff to find and access the...

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UNB Fredericton Tutor Inventory-FR

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Posted: August 17, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Do you know any students that would make good tutors? The UNB Tutor Inventory is coordinated by Student Services and connects students with faculty-endorsed tutors. We are currently recruiting tutors to add to the inventory and we need your help. Please encourage all students that you believe would make an excellent tutor to apply. Having a robust inventory is an important tool in supporting...

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CETL Offering D2L Sessions August - September -FR

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

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CETL is hosting a variety of D2L (Brightspace) workshops in August/September ranging from a general overview of D2L upgrades, to more in-depth looks at specific tools.  The workshop titles, dates and times are listed below: All sessions will be held in Room 249 of Marshall d'Avray Hall and facilitated by Jeff Mundee, CETL Instructional Technology Specialist Creating Assignments in D2L...

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Food Service on August 31st-SJ

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

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Please be advised that the Commons Cafe, on the Saint John campus, will be closing at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 31 for campus-wide food service staff training. There will be complimentary coffee available (while supplies last) in the Faculty Staff Club until 3 p.m.   Article Contact Information Contact: Cory Brown Email Address: cory@unb.ca

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Piluwitahasuwin - AVP Indigenous Engagement Presentations-FR and SJ

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

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This is a reminder that the search committee for Piluwitahasuwin (Assistant Vice-President Indigenous Engagement) has selected two candidates who will present to the university community next week. Members of the search committee are very pleased that the candidates have agreed to take part in an open process that will allow interested members of the university community to become familiar...

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Therapy group for teens with depression anxiety -FR

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

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Beginning in September 2018, the UNB Psychological Wellness Centre (PWC) will be offering a FREE therapy group for teens with symptoms of anxiety and depression. The group will use strategies derived from Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) to teach teens and their parents skills for managing emotions and behaviour, and to reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression. We are looking for...

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UNB English Language Programme Fall Course Offerings-FR

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

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The UNB English Language Programme offers a variety of formats to students whose first language is not English.  The following formats are available to students of all proficiency levels, beginner to advanced: The Intensive English Term Format (September 6 – December 7, 2018) is academic in nature and is an excellent choice for students who wish to upgrade their English for...

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2018-19 Parking passes-SJ

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

Category: News and Notices


Parking passes for the upcoming 2018-19 year will be available for purchase beginning Thursday, Aug. 23. For the Saint John campus, all relevant information is located on the Environmental Health, Safety & Security department's website.   Article Contact Information Contact: Environmental Health, Safety & Security Email Address: securesj@unb.ca

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Engineering Students Casting Call-FR

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

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The Engineering Undergraduate Society understands that mental wellness can be difficult to maintain during the school year, and that many engineering students struggle with their mental health. In an effort to show students that they are not alone, and to support the wellbeing of UNB engineering students, we would like to create two videos featuring current or recently graduated engineering...

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NB Summer Music Festival Celebrates 25 Years-FR and SJ

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

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The New Brunswick Summer Music Festival’s 25th annual Main Series runs from Wednesday, Aug. 15 – Saturday, Aug. 18.  All concerts begin at 7:30 p.m., however, on Thursday and Friday, Festival musicians will give pre-concert talks. To celebrate. we have chosen works we believe are worthy to being heard again from the over 200 pieces of music we have performed over the last 25...

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Science Stores closed afternoon of August 17-FR

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

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Please be advised that the Science Stores will close for the day beginning at 11:45 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 17. Article Contact Information Contact: Kathy Stilwell Email Address: Kathy.Stilwell@unb.ca

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UNB Syllabus Template-FR and SJ

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

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Faculty and instructors, keeping in mind the upcoming fall term, a UNB course syllabus template is available for your convenience if you find it useful (last item on the right-side menu): http://www.unb.ca/fredericton/cetl/tls/resources/index.html.  It has up-to-date information about UNB academic policies and various academic services available to students. Use what fits your situation...

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Upcoming Research Seminar with Dr Frantz Le Dévédec University of Toronto -FR

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

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The Departments of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering are pleased to welcome Dr. Frantz Le Dévédec, who will be giving a research seminar on Thursday, Aug. 23 at 10:30 a.m. in the F.J. Toole Building, 303. Dr. Le Dévédec is a candidate for the Cannabis Health Research Chair position and will be speaking on "Factors Controlling Drug Delivery Systems." Article Contact...

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Athletes - win $25 for completing online questionnaire-FR and SJ

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

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We are looking for athletes on competitive university/college teams or clubs to complete an online survey about brain functioning and concussion reporting. Athletes do not need to have experienced a concussion to participate. The survey takes approximately 20-30 minutes, depending on concussion history, and all information will be kept confidential. Athletes will be entered to win a $25 Amazon...

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CETL Hosts Session - Efficient Grading - Feedback with Crowdmark-FR

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

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Join us for this session on Thursday, Aug. 16, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Marshall d'Avray Hall, 334. The session will be facilitated by Patrick Reynolds, Math & Stats at UNBF. Crowdmark is a collaborative online grading platform that is particularly useful for assessments with multiple graders (though this is not the only use case). It allows for better feedback, grading anywhere and anytime,...

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Recruiting parents of competitive athletes -FR and SJ

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

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Parents of young athletes between 12 and 17 years old who compete at the regional or national level in swimming, track and field (athletics), football, hockey, soccer, and equestrian sports are invited to participate in a research project investigating the role of parents in promoting clean, doping-free sport. Researchers in the Faculty of Kinesiology at UNB in Fredericton are interested in the...

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The MF Report Presentation of Fang Yuan-FR

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Posted: August 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The MF Report Presentation of Fang Yuan will be held on Thursday, Aug. 16 at 9 a.m. in F & G 202 Dean's Conference Room. Title: Report Title:  Evaluation of Site-Specific Water Quality Guideline Performance for Aluminum and Iron in Select Surface Water Monitoring Stations in New Brunswick. Oral Examination Chaired By Dr. M. Gong, FOREM Advisory Committee Dr. M. Gray, Supervisor, FOREM Dr....

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Supporting our Saudi Arabian students-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 9, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


With the recent announcement by the government of Saudi Arabia to recall students enrolled in Canadian post-secondary educational institutions, our immediate focus is on those affected.   Staff and faculty are working actively to understand the impact to our students, develop the necessary steps and processes to provide them with the care and support they need at this time.  ...

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UNB Reds Season Pass Discount For Faculty & Staff-FR

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Posted: August 9, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB Reds are pleased to announce that UNB faculty and staff will receive a discount on the purchase of 2018-19 season passes and individual game tickets. Season passes, regularly priced at $225, will be available to faculty and staff for $200. Individual game tickets for women’s hockey, soccer double-headers and volleyball single-headers, regularly priced at $6, will be available to...

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Volunteers needed for 2018 Commencement Ceremony -FR

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Posted: August 9, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton’s 2018 Commencement Ceremony will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 4 p.m. in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. We are looking for staff members interested in volunteering for this event.  The Commencement ceremony is the University of New Brunswick’s annual celebration to officially welcoming its first-year students onto the Fredericton...

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2018-2019 UNB Work-Study Program now accepting proposals-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Work-Study Program is now accepting applications from individuals, faculties and departments looking to hire students for the 2018-2019 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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Dept of Civil Engineering has vehicle for sale-FR and SJ

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

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The Department of Civil Engineering is selling a 2011 Nissan Rogue. The vehicle is a base model, has 101k km, and is all-wheel-drive. It has a few known mechanical issues and is in below average condition.  There are no warranties for this vehicle, and it will be sold “as is.” Price is $5,489. As per UNB policy, priority will be to sell to other UNB departments, followed by UNB...

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Respect at Work - Understanding and Acting on Rights and Responsibilities Public Conference and Workshop-FR and SJ

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

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Respectful Workplace Week will be held from September 3 - 9. To highlight this important event, the Workplace Violence and Abuse Team of the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research is hosting its 6th annual public presentation series on Thursday, Sept. 6, from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., at the Delta Fredericton.  This one-day conference and workshop is offered as a...

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Student Services welcomes new Student Accessibility Support Coordinator-SJ

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

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Student Services is pleased to welcome Rebecca Caissie as the new Student Accessibility Support Coordinator. Rebecca holds a Master of Arts in Literature from Acadia.  She is enrolled in the IDST PhD program at UNB Saint John, researching the new form of literature, video games, and how that evolution in literature furthers our story telling capabilities.  She has recently...

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UNB campus-wide MATLAB license renewed for one year-FR and SJ

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

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ITS and the Faculty of Engineering are pleased to announce the one-year renewal of the campus-wide license for MATLAB, Simulink, and 80 add-on toolboxes at UNB, which started July 1, 2018. With this license, all UNB students, faculty, staff and researchers have access to: easily download MATLAB on personal and UNB-owned computers MATLAB training and help resources through a new UNB MATLAB...

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Volunteers Needed for Orientation Information Kiosks-FR

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

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Help make our new and returning students’ fall arrival welcoming and stress free! We are looking for faculty, staff and students who can spare an hour or two to help students find their way during what is a very busy few weeks on campus.  Information kiosks will be placed at key locations around campus from September 5-10 (not including the weekend). New Volunteers Please email...

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Skills in Context Workshops-FR

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

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Skills in Context Workshops develop key academic skills and address professional and wellness-related topics that influence students’ academic and personal success. Embed these dynamic workshops into your course curriculum or student programming.  Workshops include: Improving Your Reading Skill and Recall Dealing with Procrastination Academic Integrity Career Exploration...

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Udiscover UNB at MWC summer camp -FR

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

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The Mi'kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre is hosting a Udiscover UNB at MWC summer camp during the week of August 13 - 17, for Indigenous High school students heading into grades 10, 11 and 12. This initiative is to familiarize Indigenous students with the UNB Fredericton campus and its programs through an informal and exciting summer camp experience. It will establish a partnership between UNB and...

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CETL Session - Getting Started with Poll Everywhere-FR

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Posted: August 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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​CETL is hosting a session on Poll Everywhere on Wednesday, Aug. 22, from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m., in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 249. The session will be facilitated by Mary Astorino, Instructional Designer (Educational Technology), CETL, and everyone is invited to attend. Increase interactivity and engagement in your classes with Poll Everywhere, UNB’s Classroom Response...

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SUB Closed August 6 -FR

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Posted: August 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please be advised that the Student Union Building will be closed on New Brunswick Day - Monday, August 6.   Article Contact Information Contact: Becky Sullivan Email Address: bsulliva@unb.ca

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UCard Office location closed until August 10-FR

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Posted: August 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Due to temporary staff shortages mixed with summer vacations, the UNB Card Office (SUB, Room 106) will be closed from July 25 – August 10 (reopening on August 13 at 8 a.m.). We are continuing to monitor email. If you require assistance email: ucard@unb.ca. If you need your UCard (UNB or STU ID) submit your photo online and (during our closure) you can pick up your UCard at the IT Service...

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Parents of young athletes invited to participate-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 2, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Parents of young athletes between 12 and 17 years who compete at the regional or national level in track and field (athletics), football, hockey, soccer, and equestrian sports are invited to participate in a research project investigating the role of parents in promoting clean, doping-free sport. Researchers in the Faculty of Kinesiology at UNB are interested in the role that parents of young...

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Student Dependent Registration for UNB Health and Dental plans-FR and SJ

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Posted: August 2, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Student dependents between 19 and 24 years of age are eligible for coverage under the UNB Health and Dental plans. Registration for overage student dependents remains the same in that you must notify UNB Human Resources by completing a “Group Supplementary Health and/or Dental Plan Overage Dependent Registration” form each year before September 1st. The form is located on the UNB HR...

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UNBF Student Accessibility Centre Closed August 3-FR

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Posted: August 2, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNBF Student Accessibility Centre will be closed on Friday, Aug. 3 due to staff vacations. If you require immediate assistance, please contact the C.C. Jones Student Services Centre at staffair@unb.ca or 453-4527. The Accessibility office will reopen on Tuesday, Aug. 7.   Article Contact Information Contact: Jody Gorham Email Address: jgorham1@unb.ca

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You are invited to attend Commencement 2018-FR

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Posted: August 2, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Welcome our newest students at Commencement - all members of the UNB Fredericton community are invited to Commencement on Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 4 p.m. at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. This annual ceremony is our opportunity to officially welcome new students to our campus and celebrate their entry into higher education. Commencement also introduces and highlights our history and...

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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: August 1, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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

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Career Development and Employment Centre Closing Early on August 3-FR

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

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The Career Development and Employment Centre, on the Fredericton campus, will be closing at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. Article Contact Information Contact: Cathy Clowater Email Address: cclowate@unb.ca

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CETL Visiting Scholar Program-FR

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Posted: August 1, 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, Aug. 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...

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Early Alert Project - Saint John campus-SJ

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

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The Early Alert for Student Success program will continue again this fall semester.  If you are new, or unaware of how the Early Alert for Student Success program works, please contact Dave Decker to discuss how the program operates. The intention of this program is to ensure that students are aware of the services and programs available on campus that can help them succeed.  It...

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Free - Public Mini Course on Inbodied Interaction on August 9-FR

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

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The University of New Brunswick’s Human-Computer Interaction Lab, Health Technologies Lab, Faculty of Computer Science, and the Institute of Biomedical Engineering, in affiliation with the IEEE NB Joint Chapters in Signal Processing and Engineering in Medicine and Biology, are pleased to offer a free afternoon-long mini course on “Inbodied Interaction.” Inbodied interaction is...

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