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Free printer cartridge for HP Laser Jet C3909A-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


The Office of Research Services has a HP 09A (C3909A) LaserJet Toner Cartridge with black microfine toner for the HP LaserJet 5si, 5si MX, 5Si Mopier, and 8000 Printer series, available for free to the first interested party. Pick-up and carry only.  Please contact by email gaustin@unb.ca. Article Contact Information Contact: Office of Research Services Email Address: gaustin@unb.ca

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Help build a more cyber-safe UNB this October -FR and SJ

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

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It’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month!  Join ITS in building a more cyber-safe UNB this October: Attend our weekly cybersecurity information sessions (open to all faculty, staff and students) Fredericton campus: Every Tuesday in October at 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. in Carleton Hall, 106 Saint John campus: Every Wednesday in October at 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. in the TJ Condon Student Centre,...

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Paul Delmas to host Speaker Series - Lessons I would of like to have learned earlier in my career-FR

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

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On Wednesday, Oct. 3 at noon, Paul Delmas will host the International Business and Entrepreneurship Centre's Speaker Series  in Tilley, 303. Register now. Paul graduated from UNB in 1983 with a BBA degree.  Upon graduating he joined Ernest Young in Toronto and worked as a senior staff accountant for five years. In 1988, Paul joined Loblaw Companies Limited as a Finance Manger in...

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Understanding the Night Sky-FR

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

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Explore the night sky and the wonders of astronomy in Leisure Learning's four-week course  "Understanding the Night Sky," starting Tuesday, Oct. 2. Join Don Kelly of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada and fellow students in a practical, hands-on exploration of the sky. Learn to identify constellations, planets, deep sky objects, Iridium satellites, the International Space...

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15th Annual Poetry Weekend-FR and SJ

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

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The University of New Brunswick Department of English, the University of New Brunswick Bookstore, The Fiddlehead, Icehouse Poetry, the League of Canadian Poets, and The Canada Council for the Arts proudly present the 15th Annual Poetry Weekend.  Held at UNBF's Memorial Hall on Saturday, Sept. 29 and Sunday, Sept. 30, this year’s gathering of poets includes readings at 11 a.m., 2...

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Call for Submissions - UNB Teaching Innovation Award-FR and SJ

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

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The UNB Teaching Innovation Award was established in 2015 and recognizes up to two UNB educators each year for their innovative approaches that promote student-centred teaching and learning. Award recipients receive a $500 award and official university recognition. The deadline to apply is Sunday, Nov. 4 at 11:59. Eligibility: The Teaching Innovation Award is open to all full-time and...

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Discover Acrylic Painting with Artist Shannon Lynn-FR

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

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Discover the creative world of acrylic painting with visual artist Shannon Lynn in the five week Leisure Learning course "Intro to Acrylic," starting Monday, Oct. 1. Designed for beginners, you’ll learn basic acrylic painting techniques and gain an understanding of the elements of art. Each week, you will explore new subject matter through guided, hands-on instruction as you...

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Explore Your Thoughts and Experiences through Poetry-FR

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

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Words can inspire us and shatter us, comfort and enthuse us. In fact, words can empower us! Join others in the introductory Leisure Learning course "Exploring Poetry," starting Monday, Oct. 1. This eight-week poetry course is an opportunity to focus on writing free verse, while learning about less common forms of poetry and examining a few published works. When you release your emotions...

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

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

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Retirement can be both exciting and daunting.  Human Resources wants to help you plan for your future.  Please join us for Pre-Retirement 1001: Your UNB Guide to Retirement being held on Tuesday, Nov. 27, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m, in the J. Harper Kent Auditorium at the Wu Conference Centre, UNBF OR Tuesday, Dec. 4, from 1:30 - 5 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge, Thomas J. Condon Student...

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Wear your Orange Shirts on October 1-FR and SJ

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

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Orange Shirt Day is a legacy of the St. Joseph Mission (SJM) residential school commemoration event held in Williams Lake, BC, Canada, in the spring of 2013.  It grew out of Phyllis's story of having her shiny new orange shirt taken away on her first day of school at the Mission, and it has become an opportunity to keep the discussion on all...

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Be Constructive with Beginners Wood Working-FR

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

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Learn basic carpentry skills with Leisure Learning's DIY Bob Scott as your guide. Using basics skills and every-day hand tools, you'll complete a simple project in this four-week Beginners Wood Working course, starting Thursday. You'll learn first-hand how to make joints using a handsaw and a chisel, and use planes to fine tune those joints. You'll also learn how to maintain and...

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CETL Announces - Open Classrooms Week - October 15-19-FR

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

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Learn from your peers!  Sitting in on someone else's class is a great way to get fresh ideas for teaching. You'll see approaches to teaching and to interactions with students that might not have occurred to you. You'll also be in the best position to notice aspects of classroom dynamics that would escape you if you were teaching or if you were a student in the course.  Open Classrooms...

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First Aid/CPR Training-FR

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

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UNBF's Environmental Health and Safety Office will be holding a ‘Workplace Standard First Aid/CPR" two-day training course for UNB employees November 6-7, certifying them in First Aid/CPR for a three-year period. There will also be a FA Refresher on November 8 for those who have received their FA/CPR certification in the last year or two. The training is scheduled each day is from 8:30...

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Funding for Northern research-FR and SJ

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

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Are you (or do you have students) interested in northern studies and undertaking field research in the Canadian North? If you are: a Canadian citizen or permanent resident enroled in a Canadian University; AND a graduate student; or a senior undergraduate student whose northern field work research is tied to their thesis. You are eligible for funding from the Northern Scientific Training...

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Future of Innovation Conference-FR and SJ

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

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The J. Herbert Smith Centre is proud to present The Future of Innovation, an RBC Leadership Conference, from October 19 - 20 at the Delta Fredericton. The Future of Innovation Conference is an opportunity for thought leaders from around the world to come and share their ideas and solutions. It is a conference meant to spark Bold Ideas, and inspire others to tackle difficult challenges they may...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Lean on Pete -FR

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

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The Monday Night Film Series will present the film 'Lean on Pete'  on Monday, Oct. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102.  Charley (Charlie Plummer) is a 15-year-old lost soul, pent up in a fleabag Portland apartment with his abrasive father. He goes looking for a summer job and ends up meeting Del (Steve Buscemi), a grizzled horseman kicking around the smalltime circuit training and...

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Mourning the passing of professor emeritus Jules Picot-FR and SJ

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

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Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of professor emeritus Dr. Jules Picot, who passed away on Sept. 10 in Fredericton. He was 86. Jules joined the UNB community in 1959 as a faculty member on the Fredericton campus and was instrumental in establishing the department of chemical engineering. In his 39 years with chemical engineering, Jules served as departmental chair...

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Seawolves Soccer-SJ

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

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Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves soccer teams on Sunday, Sept. 30, versus the Crandall University Chargers! Women's kick off is at 1 p.m., followed by the men at 3 p.m. Come howl with the Wolves! Visit ACAA.ca for season schedules, results and statistics. Article Contact Information Contact: Natasha Kelly Email Address: nkelly@unb.ca

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SUB Cafeteria Closing Early Sept 27 & Sept 29-FR

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

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As we celebrate Homecoming - please be advised the entire SUB Cafeteria will be closing early on Thursday, Sept. 27 and Saturday, Sept. 29. Thursday, Sept. 27: Marketplace will close at 1 p.m. and Tim Hortons will close at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29: Tim Hortons will close at 4 p.m.  Article Contact Information Contact: Becky Sullivan Email Address: bsulliva@unb.ca

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Take Your Novel to the Next Level-FR

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

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If you are a beginner or an advanced writer, dreaming of (or struggling with) finally getting that novel written, consider taking this Thursday's Novel Writing Leisure Learning course. Whether you're plotting your outline or polishing that final draft, this eight-week course offers an intensive workshop environment with the focus on breaking down the barriers to completing...

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White Ribbon March-FR and SJ

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

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The Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre (MMFC) invites you to participate in the White Ribbon March, Ending Men's Violence Against Women, on Thursday, Oct. 4,  at 12 p.m.  Join us at Officer's Square. The MMFC is a member of the White Ribbon Fredericton.  For more information: www.facebook.com/WRCFredericton Article Contact Information Contact: Kim Wade Email Address: kwade@unb.ca

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Free office furniture-FR

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

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The Science and Forestry Library has one solid, older style desk and wheeled chair, and seven grey fabric reading chairs to give away (free) to any UNBF department.  Items are located at the Science and Forestry Library, to view items or contact for more information, email Beverly.Benedict@unb.ca. Article Contact Information Contact: Lisa Pollock Email Address: pollockl@unb.ca

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Kenneth Ireland Research Lecture - Splitting of Abelian varieties-FR

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

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Dr. V Kumar Murty, Professor of Mathematics at the University of Toronto, will deliver the 2018 Kenneth Ireland Memorial Lecture Series. In addition to Wednesday's public lecture, Dr Murty will give a research lecture on Thursday, Sept. 27 at 3:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 303. This lecture's title and abstract are as follows. Title: Splitting of Abelian varieties Abstract: It is well-known that an...

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MacGill Lecture - Military Ethics and Cyberwarfare-FR

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

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Dr. George Lucas, US Naval Academy department chair emeritus of ethics and distinguished professor at Notre Dame, will explore a new approach to military ethics and outline the transformations in military professionalism caused by cyber conflict and state-sponsored hacktivism. World renowned ethicist, Dr. George Lucas, is the author of Military Ethics: What Everyone Needs to Know and The...

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UNBF Physics department seminar-FR and SJ

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

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UNBF's Physics department seminar on Thursday, Sept. 27, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the Physics Admin room 204, will feature Ming-Guang Hu, Harvard University's Physics Department, presenting "Ultracold Molecular Physics and Chemistry." “Creations of ultracold polar molecules offer many exciting opportunities. On the one hand, we aim to gain exact quantum understanding of chemical...

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Concentra Solutions will be recruiting Computer Science and Business students-FR

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

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Concentra Solutions will be recruiting Computer Science and Business students on Wednesday, Sept. 26 starting at 5 p.m. in Gillian Hall, C122. http://concentrasolutions.com/ Article Contact Information Contact: Katherine McNeil Email Address: kathim@unb.ca

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Earth Sciences Lecture series with Jeff Hussey-FR

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

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Homecoming speaker Jeff Hussey will present on Exploration, Mining and Geo-Metallurgy on Friday, Sept 28 at 12:30 p.m. in the Forestry/Geology bldg, 104. The presentation will address issues of science, engineering and process management faced over a successful career and will be of interest to a wide audience. Jeff is a consulting geologist with 32 years of experience in the mining industry,...

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Kenneth Ireland Public Lecture - What is a smart village - Using mathematics for rural prosperity -FR

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

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Dr. V. Kumar Murty, Department Chair of Mathematics at the University of Toronto and co-founder of PerfectCloud, explores how we can transform isolated rural communities into “smart” villages by using mathematical models. Dr. Murty is a recipient of the prestigious Steacie Fellowship and a member of the Royal Society of Canada.  His work on scalable architecture for smart...

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Kiewit is recruiting Engineers-FR

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

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Kiewit Representatives will give a presentation to Engineers on Thursday, Sept. 27 at 4:30 p.m. in Gillian Hall, C122. As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2017 revenues of $8.7 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia through complex...

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Poets Jim Johnstone and Jeffery Donaldson to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series-SJ

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

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Jim Johnstone will read from The Chemical Life and The Next Wave: An Anthology of 21st Century Canadian Poetry, and Jeffery Donaldson will read from Fluke Print on Monday, Oct. 1, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Whitebone Lounge. The Chemical Life - An exploration of mental illness and addiction  Praised for his darkly psychological accounts of extreme experiences, Jim Johnstone’s...

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UNB professor heralded with educational leadership award-SJ

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

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Dr. Emin Civi, faculty of business at UNB Saint John, has received the 2018 AAU Anne Marie MacKinnon Educational Leadership Award. This award, given to one outstanding educational leader in Atlantic Canada each year, recognizes a sustained commitment over an extended period to the improvement of university teaching and learning, within the nominee’s own institution and beyond. For more...

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Fall Convocation - reserve regalia today-SJ

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

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UNB Saint John will celebrate its 36th Fall Convocation ceremony on Friday, October 19 beginning at 4:30 p.m. at the Imperial Theatre.  All members of faculty and staff are invited to participate in the academic procession. Information regarding regalia for the ceremony is located here.  Please note that if you have your own, we still need to know that you're attending to ensure...

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Join us at Homecoming-FR

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

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Hundreds of UNB alumni and friends will arrive on our Fredericton campus for Homecoming, September 27 - 30. Members of the UNB community are invited to join them in a number of planned events and celebrations, including: Thursday, Sept. 27 Classes without Quizzes: 7:30 - 8:30 p.m., John Meagher Auditorium, Kinesiology Building Sit in on a first-year physics class (specifically designed for...

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Looking for a National Anthem singer for UNBF's Convocation ceremony-FR

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

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The 64th Convocation Planning Committee is seeking the next O Canada singer for its ceremony taking place Friday, Oct. 18 at 4:30 p.m. (Preference will go to a current graduate.)   If you are interested, please contact judith.currie@unb.ca Article Contact Information Contact: Judith Currie Email Address: Judith.Currie@unb.ca

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New email spam filtering at UNB-FR and SJ

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

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On Wednesday, Sept. 26, ITS will be changing UNB’s bulk/spam email filtering system to a Microsoft solution.  What this means to you  Over the next few weeks, you may notice an increase in spam email delivered to your inbox while we transition between systems. Don’t worry, this is only temporary - our new spam filtering system will become smarter with time and is expected...

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Reception for Dr. William Prouty-SJ

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

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A posthumous celebration reception will be held for one of the founding members of the Lorenzo Society, Dr. William Prouty, on Thursday, Sept. 27, from 5:30 - 7 p.m., in the the foyer of the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre.   It will be an evening of speeches, a reading by Timothy Taylor and music by The Saint John String Quartet.   For those who would like to stay, renowned author...

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Seawolves Soccer-SJ

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

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Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves soccer teams on Wednesday, Sept. 26, versus the St Thomas University Tommies! Women's kick off is at 6 p.m., followed by the men at 8 p.m. Also, the teams will take on the Crandall University Chargers on Sunday, Sept. 30! Women's kick off is at 1 p.m., followed by the men at 3 p.m. Come howl with the Wolves! Visit...

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Tilley Hall Stairwell Closure-FR

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

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Facilities Management, on the Fredericton campus, wishes to advise of a stairwell closure at Tilley Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 25 for the entire day.  The stairwell affected is at the northeast corner between T-14 and the exterior door.  Signage will be in place. If you have any questions, please contact Facilities Management at 453-4889 or fm@unb.ca. Article Contact Information Contact:...

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UNBF s Faculty of Business Administration Administrative Office - Closed-FR

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

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UNBF's Faculty of Business Administration's administrative office at Singer Hall, 255 - will be closed on Monday, Sept. 24, 12:30 - 3:30 p.m., so that staff can attend a training session. We apologize, in advance, for any inconvenience. Article Contact Information Contact: Anna Marie Ward Email Address: amward@unb.ca

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Campus Operations - Facilities Management, Security & Traffic closed Friday afternoon -FR

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

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Please be advised that Campus Operations, on the Fredericton campus, will be closed Friday, Sept. 21, from 1 - 4 p.m., so staff can attend a departmental meeting, this includes all Facilities Management and Security & Traffic offices. If your matter is of an urgent nature, please contact Security & Traffic at 453-4830 as this number will be staffed.   Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Dr. Joanna Everitt appointed director of the Urban and Community Studies Institute-FR and SJ

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

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Dr. Joanna Everitt has been appointed the director of the Urban and Community Studies Institute (UCSI).  Dr. Everitt is a professor of political science and a former visiting fellow with the women and public policy program at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.  She also led our Saint John arts faculty as dean for 10 years. Her research focuses on political...

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KIN Kids - Physical Literacy for children of UNB faculty staff and students-FR

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

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Last chance to register for the KIN Kids Guided Active Play program for children ages 5 to 12 - Mondays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Currie Center Recreation Gym. Ten weeks for only $40! Led by Kinesiology students, this program is designed to have a positive impact on children’s active play behaviours. To register or for additional information, contact us at kinkids@unb.ca or call...

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Mourning the passing of retired staff member Stanley Bowser-FR and SJ

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

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Please join me in offering condolences to the family and friends of retired staff member Stanley (Stan) Bowser, who passed away on Aug. 7. He was 76. Stan earned his bachelor of arts from UNB in 1968 then continued his education at Moncton Technical College, where he studied to become an electronics technologist. Following his graduation, Stan taught for several years in Sackville, Elgin and...

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Student Homelessness Research at UNB-FR and SJ

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

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Dr. Eric Weissman extends an invitation to participate in a confidential survey about student homelessness. Student Homelessness is a growing problem for post-secondary students all over Canada and the US. In fact, in the US, the Department of Education thinks there are as many as 1.5 million homeless students (of whom they are aware). In Canada, we do not have this data yet, but basic research...

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UNB History Society Ice Cream Social-FR

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

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Come join the UNB History Society for its annual ice cream social on Wednesday, Sept. 26, from from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m., in the Carole Hines Common Room (Tilley Hall, 107). It’ll be a great way to make some new friends, meet old ones, and enjoy some tasty treats! Article Contact Information Contact: Mark Symons Email Address: mark.symons@unb.ca

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UNB Makerspace - Meet & Greet & Kick-off-FR

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

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The UNB Makerspace invites interested members of the Fredericton community to its first meet & greet and kick-off event on Sunday, Sept. 23 at 1 p.m. in Head Hall, C-9. We are celebrating the opening of the new expanded Makerspace, now located in Head Hall B-8. The event will introduce who we are, what we do, and have a few short introductions into some seminars we are looking to host this...

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UNB Media Lab Extended Hours-FR

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

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Starting the week of September 24th, the UNB Media Lab in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 234, will be extending its hours.  It will be open Monday to Thursday, from 9:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m., and Friday from 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. This is being done to serve you better and allow you more time to finish student assignments with the use of 16 iMacs, Adobe Create Suite, printing, editing videos and...

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Biology Seminar Series with Dr. William Zerges-FR

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

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Dr. William Zerges will speak on "Organelles within an Organelle: novel compartments in a chloroplast" as part of The Biology Seminar Series on Friday, Sept. 21, from 3 - 4 p.m., in Bailey Hall, 146. Abstract: Organelles within an Organelle: novel compartments in a chloroplast Eukaryotic cell are compartmentalized by organelles. Compartmentalization of molecular processes enhances their...

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Celebrate the Great Reveal-FR

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

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The UNB Art Centre invites members of the Fredericton community to a special reception on Thursday, Oct. 11 at 11 a.m. in Memorial Hall to celebrate the completion of the stained glass window restoration project. Special guests, classical guitarist Steven Peacock and cellist Emily Kennedy, will provide a musical prelude in the auditorium beginning at 10:30 a.m. Light refreshments will be...

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Enjoy stunning music with Ventus Machina and Richard Hornsby-FR and SJ

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

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The UNB Centre for Musical Arts presents Quintet + One on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall.  Janacek’s Mladi (Youth) is considered to be one of the real gems of the wind repertoire. Rarely heard because of its unusual instrumentation, it is paired here with Darius Milhaud’s Scaramouche, featuring James Kalyn as saxophone soloist and the gorgeous quintet by...

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Holiday Schedule-FR and SJ

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

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In order that the maximum number of employees might enjoy a longer and uninterrupted holiday, the University will be closed between Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, January 1 (inclusive). Both Thursday, December 27 and Friday, December 28 will be considered special leave with pay. Where operational requirements are such that employees must work on December 27 and/or December 28, they will be...

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Security Alert-FR and SJ

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

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Both the Fredericton and Saint John campuses have had clipboards placed in classrooms for signature.  The narrative at the top of the page offers a sum of money as well as the possibility of future employment. It is in the form of a sign-up sheet where people are asked for personal information and a signature. There is no company name listed on the form.  After consulting with the...

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Tai Chi for Health-FR

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

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Discover the benefits and beauty of Tai Chi with Leisure Learning’s Yue Ming Chen on Thursdays, starting September 27.  Tai Chi is a Chinese martial art form practiced with relatively slow movement. It is graceful, easy to learn, and can be beneficial to people in almost all health conditions. You will focus on the popular Yang style of Tai Chi and explore effective ways to meditate,...

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Ballroom Blitz-FR

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

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Subtowne's Fall Clothing Sale is on now in the SUB Ballroom - it's, it's the Ballroom Blitz! Blitz Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (Sept. 18 - 20): 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday (Sept. 21 and 22): 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Come check out the great deals in the SUB Ballroom! Article Contact Information Contact: Becky Sullivan Email Address: bsulliva@unb.ca

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Bec & Call Fall Book Launch-SJ

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

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Nightwood Editions presents the book launch for UNB alumna Jenna Lyn Albert's debut collection of poetry, Bec & Call, on Friday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Union Club (125 Germain Street) in Saint John and on Friday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. at Westminster Books in Fredericton. These events are free and open to the public, books will be available for sale. In Saint John, Jenna Lyn...

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Closure Notice for Saint John Registrar's Office-SJ

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

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The Office of the Registrar, on the Saint John campus, will be closed on the following days: Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m., and Thursday, Sept. 20, from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience. Article Contact Information Contact: Rebecca Gray Email Address: grayr@unb.ca

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Puzzle -FR

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

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The Monday Night Film Series will present 'Puzzle' on Monday, Sept. 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. Producer Marc Turtletaub (Loving; Little Miss Sunshine) makes his directorial debut with 'Puzzle,' a gently humanist story of an unassuming housewife who comes to recognize her unspoken hopes and dreams through the unlikely avenue of competitive jigsaw-puzzling. Agnes (Kelly Macdonald,...

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Parking Closures-FR

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

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Facilities Management, Fredericton campus, wishes to advise that the B Level Parking lot at Head Hall (off Windsor Street) and the loading dock serving Toole Hall will be closed briefly on the morning of September 25, 2018. This closure is necessary to facilitate material lifts to building rooftops. Barricades will be in place beginning on the evening of September 24, 2018. Work is scheduled to...

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Physics Seminar - Developing a Diffusion Tensor Imaging Technique for Turbulent Flow -FR and SJ

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

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The UNBF Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, Sept. 20, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the Physics Admin Room, 204. Amy-Rae Gauthier, UNBF Physics, will discuss "Developing a Diffusion Tensor Imaging Technique for Turbulent Flow." Details: “We are like dwarfs on the shoulders of giants, so that we can see more than they…” – Bernard de Chartres....

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Seawolves Soccer-SJ

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

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Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves soccer teams on Saturday, Sept. 22 for their home opener versus the Holland College Hurricanes! Women's kick off is 2 p.m., followed by the men at 4 p.m. On Sunday, Sept. 23, the teams will take on the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus Rams! Women's kick off is 12 p.m., followed by the men at 2 p.m. Come howl with the Wolves! Visit...

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UNBF Volunteer Fair-FR

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

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Thinking about volunteering? Looking to boost your resume?  Want to add service hours before applying for educational programs or jobs? The UNBF Volunteer Fair, hosted by Student Services and the UNB Student Union, is your chance to connect with local non-profit organizations to learn more about part-time opportunities for service and career-related experience. This event is open to all...

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Volunteers needed for The University of New Brunswick 64th Convocation Ceremony -FR

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

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The 64th Convocation Planning Committee is looking for volunteers to help at its 64th Convocation ceremony.  The ceremony will be held on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 4:30 p.m. in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, fourth floor, Performance gym. Volunteer positions include greeters, program distributers and floaters. If you are interested in helping, please contact Brianna Donovan...

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Dr. Connie Stewart awarded 2017 Journal of Applied Statistics best paper prize-SJ

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

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Congratulations to our very own Dr. Connie Stewart, associate professor, department of mathematics and statistics, who was awarded the 2017 Journal of Applied Statistics Best Paper Prize.   Connie’s paper, “An approach to measure distance between compositional diet estimates containing essential zeros,” compared three measures of distance for compositional data that are...

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JDI Week at UNB Sept 24-27-FR and SJ

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

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JDI Week, a major initiative to increase UNB hires, will take place Sept. 24-27.  J.D. Irving, Limited, will be promoting student employment opportunities and careers with its 50 companies.  Students in all years are invited to visit the Let’s Talk Jobs drop-in zones each day and participate in evening networking events with JDI professionals, per the schedule below.  JDI...

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Renowned author to kick off 2018-19 Lorenzo Reading Series-SJ

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

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Canadian literary legend David Adams Richards will read from his new novel, Mary Cyr on Thursday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Mary Cyr opens in Mexico just as a disaster strikes a small town: a coal mine has collapsed with 13 men trapped inside. Less than 48 hours later, the authorities abandon all hope of finding survivors and seal up the entrance - willfully...

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Don't forget the @unb.ca when connecting to WiFi-FR and SJ

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

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Trying to connect to eduroam, UNB’s new Wi-Fi?  You need to include ‘@unb.ca’ after your login ID to connect. Full connection instructions: Note: These instructions are general. Depending on your device, additional steps may be required and can be found on the ITS website.  Forget myUNB WiFi from your device’s list of available networks. Connect to eduroam...

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Norm Couturier to host Speaker Series - Starting up - Charting Your Path to Revenue-FR

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

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Norm Couturier will host an International Business and Entrepreneurship Centre (IBEC) Speaker Series on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 12 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 303. To register Norm knows entrepreneurship! Norm Couturier has been an I.T. business builder, owner, and entrepreneur for the last 30 years.  He has built eight software companies from scratch (one of them to 130+ employees), been through...

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Public Astronomy Viewing - note time correction -FR and SJ

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

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Join us on Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 8:30 - 10 p.m., in Queen Square Park to start off the new semester with a tour of the night sky.   We’ll be observing through our portable telescopes and also show you how to post some of the season’s best known constellations as we do some naked-eye observing.   Feel free to drop by anytime, weather permitting. For more information,...

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Time for something new - try fencing-FR

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

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Looking for something new? Why not try fencing? The UNBF Fencing Club's first beginner practice of the 2018-2019 season is Monday, Sept. 17 at 8 p.m. in the Currie Center Hatheway Studio (2nd floor near the stairs). It's free to try and all necessary equipment is provided free of charge. These practices, are open to anyone from UNBF, STU, or the Fredericton Community ages 17 and...

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Dana Wasson-FR and SJ

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

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Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired faculty member Dr. W. Dana Wasson, who passed away on Sept. 6. He was 84. It is hard to overstate the impact Dana has had on our university and students. It began in 1951, when Dana first joined UNB as a student. He received his bachelor of electrical engineering, and then obtained his master’s in electrical...

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Parking Lot Closure-FR

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

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There will be a parking lot closure between Head Hall (Dineen Auditorium) and Lady Beaverbrook Residence on Friday, Sept. 14 for a BBQ hosted by the EUS. Security will be barricading the parking lot.   Article Contact Information Contact: Finnegan Kummer Email Address: finnegan.kummer@unb.ca

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Try a Leisure Learning Course for the Joy of It-FR

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

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This Fall, try a Leisure Learning course – for the joy of being creative, learning a new skill and meeting new friends. Offered by UNB’s College of Extended Learning, these fun and educational courses offer something for everyone.  Choose from a series of short one-day workshops or longer classes in everything from creative writing and specialty art workshops to...

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CETL Session - Getting Started with Poll Everywhere-FR

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

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​CETL is hosting two sessions on Poll Everywhere.  Both sessions are the same.  Join us on Tuesday, Oct. 2, from 2 - 3 p.m., or Friday, Oct. 5, from 10 - 11 a.m., in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 249. The sessions will be facilitated by Mary Astorino, Instructional Designer (Educational Technology), CETL, and everyone is invited to attend. Increase interactivity and engagement in...

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Dean of Business candidate presentation-SJ

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

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Faculty, staff and students are invited to a presentation, for the Dean of Business at UNB Saint John, by candidate Dr. Michel Rod, Carleton University. The presentation will take place on Thursday, Sept. 13, from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m., in Hazen Hall 232.   The session will consist of a 20-minute presentation with a question and answer period to follow. All are welcome to attend. Article...

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KIN Kids Registration -FR

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

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KIN KIDS is a guided active play program for ages five to 12 years.  It is designed to engage children in the pleasures and benefits of play and physical activity.  Led by Kinesiology students, the program offers a variety of fun and interactive activities intended to develop physical literacy skills, while also having a positive impact on children's active play...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Leave No Trace -FR

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

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The Monday Night Film Series presents, 'Leave No Trace' on Monday Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. Following her breakout hit 'Winter’s Bone,' Debra Granik’s 'Leave No Trace' is an intimate and complex coming-of-age story following a father and daughter struggling to maintain their unconventional lifestyle, set against the rugged terrain of the Pacific Northwest. Will (Ben...

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Re-Defining Rape Culture-FR

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

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The Fredericton Sexual Assault Centre (FSAC) and the UNB Student Union will be working together to host an event, Re-Defining Rape Culture, to address the issue of Rape Culture. It will be held Friday, Sept. 14, from 7 - 9 p.m., in the lower atrium of the Student Union Building. https://www.facebook.com/events/264835410924719/ This event will showcase speakers from the Fredericton community...

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UNBF's 64th Convocation Honour Guard -FR

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

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All faculty and staff interested in participating in this year’s 64th Convocation ceremony as a member of the honour guard are asked to email judith.currie@unb.ca If you require academic attire, please order your regalia on or before Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018.  Please note: faculty and staff will form the honour guard at 4 p.m. in the Long Hall (fourth floor) of The Richard J. CURRIE...

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UNBSJ Fall Convocation - reserve regalia today-SJ

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

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UNB Saint John will celebrate its 36th Fall Convocation ceremony on Friday, Oct. 19 beginning at 4:30 p.m. at the Imperial Theatre.  All members of faculty and staff are invited to participate in the academic procession. Information regarding regalia for the ceremony is located here.  Please note that if you have your own, we still need to know that you're attending to ensure...

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Art Exhibit - Erasing Frankenstein-FR and SJ

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

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Erasing Frankenstein: A Collaborative Prison Arts Project will be on exhibit on the first floor of the Harriet Irving Library from mid-September to mid-November. The project received Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) funding, and is led by Sue Sinclair & Elizabeth Effinger (Department of English). On the bicentennial of the publication of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, this...

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BioTalks: Themes in Rehabilitation Robotics for Recovery from Neurological Injury-FR

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

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The Institute of Biomedical Engineering is pleased to announce the next installment of BioTalks. The Institute’s own Dr. Nitin Seth will present “Themes in Rehabilitation Robotics for Recovery from Neurological Injury” on Thursday, Sept. 13 at 12 p.m. in the RN Scott Hall conference room. Abstract: Traditionally, robots have been used in industrial applications to perform...

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Celebrate UNB Oktoberfest Style-SJ

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

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Join alumni and friends at the Market Square Atrium in Saint John on Friday, Oct. 12, from 6 - 8 p.m., for an after-work social to enjoy the many flavours of Oktoberfest. Taste from a selection of beer and cider from local breweries such as Big Tide, Hammond River, Loyalist City, Moosehead, Red Rover, Long Bay Brewery and Yip Cider. You can also indulge in a delicious spread of...

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CETL Hosts D2L Sessions Automation Features in D2L -FR

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

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This session is being offered on Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 1:30 – 3 p.m. and Tuesday, Sept. 25 from 10 – 11:30 a.m., in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 249. It will be facilitated by: Jeff Mundee, CETL Instructional Technology Specialist. Running courses takes time, especially in large classes.  D2L Brightspace may be able to help.  Learn about how to gain efficiencies with...

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Dean of Business candidate presentation-SJ

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

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Faculty, staff and students are invited to a presentation, for the Dean of Business at UNB Saint John, by candidate Dr. Kelly MacKay, Ryerson University. The presentation will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. – 11 a.m., in Hazen Hall, 239.   The session will consist of a 20-minute presentation with a question and answer period to follow. All are welcome to...

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Faculty Strawberry Shortcake Social-FR

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

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All UNBF faculty members (professors, instructors, researchers; full-time, part-time) are invited to the UNBF Libraries' first annual Faculty Strawberry Shortcake Social on Friday, Sept. 14, from 12 - 1 p.m., in The Harriet Irving Library's Milham Room. This informal social event is hosted by the Libraries' Instructional Services Committee. Come and chat with our teaching librarians and library...

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RAVEN Launch - Rural Action - Voices for the Environment-FR

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

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Dr. Susan O'Donnell, Researcher and Adjunct Professor, is excited to announce the launch of RAVEN on Thursday, Sept. 13 at the UNB Forestry & Geology Rooms 202/203.  RAVEN will give a voice to rural perspectives about community sustainability and environmental challenges.  Come meet and network with rural champions, community media makers and researchers.  The...

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Soccer and hockey this weekend-FR

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

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It's home opening weekend for the Reds women's and men's soccer teams. They will host the Dal Tigers at UNB's BMO Centre on Saturday, Sept. 15 and Sunday, Sept. 16. On both days, the women will begin at 1 p.m., the men are scheduled to start at 3:15 p.m. Admission for UNB students is free! Admission for UNB faculty and staff is $8.00. The men's hockey team plays exhibition games against McGill,...

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Athletes needed for online survey - win gift cards -FR and SJ

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

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UNB researchers are looking for athletes on competitive university/college teams or clubs to fill out 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 (i.e., if you haven't had a concussion, it will be shorter), and all information...

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CPA Recruiting Session-FR

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

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CPA Potential Candidates Recruiting 2018 on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 6 - 8 p.m. (Atlantic Time) in the Student Union Building. The session will be in a small Career Fair format so each employer will be able to speak to students one-on-one. September ​is ​an ​extremely ​active ​month ​for ​organizations and...

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Dean of Business candidate presentation-SJ

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

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Faculty, staff and students are invited to a presentation, for the Dean of Business at UNB Saint John, by candidate Dr. Murtaza Haider, Ryerson University. The presentation will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 11, from 3 – 4 p.m., in Ganong Hall, 215.   The session will consist of a 20-minute presentation with a question and answer period to follow. All are...

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Employment opportunities for BBA students-SJ

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

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There will be employers on the Saint John campus to recruit BBA students during the following sessions: TD Bank - Finance Operations - Tuesday, Sept. 11, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Hazen Hall, 228 Irving Oil - Accounting - Tuesday, Sept. 11, from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., in Oland Hall, 106 Grant Thorton - Accounting -  Monday, Sept. 17, from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m., in Oland Hall, 103 PwC -...

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It Begins Here Campaign Celebration-FR and SJ

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

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The It Begins Here Campaign is making history.  Join us on Friday, Sept. 28 at 10:30 a.m. in the brand new Kinesiology Building in Fredericton and Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre in Saint John to celebrate the record-breaking support alumni and friends have contributed to scholarships, faculties, new programs, experiential education, entrepreneurship and more.  How high will it...

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Laura Araneda to host Speaker Series-FR

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

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Laura Araneda is the President and CEO of Vic Progressive Diamond Drilling and President of Terrain Drill Solutions Inc. Vic Progressive specializes in underground exploration, surface exploration including core and soil samples. Dr. Araneda expanded the company from underground exploration to surface exploration finding opportunities in a highly competitive market. Araneda has a...

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Looking for academic advisors? Try the Advisor Contact Directory-FR

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

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Do you know how to look up academic advisors on the Fredericton campus? Try the Advisor Contact Directory, accessible at go.unb.ca/advisors-fr. The Advisor Contact Directory (ACD) is accessible online at any time to look up and contact Fredericton campus academic advisors in any faculty (including CEL) in-faculty student support professionals directors of undergraduate and graduate...

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Mental Health First Aid For Adults Who Interact With Youth-FR

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Posted: September 10, 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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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Hugh Flemming-FR and SJ

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

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Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired faculty member Hugh Flemming, who passed away on September 5, in Saint John. He was 93. Hugh was a WWII Royal Canadian Navy veteran, discharged in the summer of 1945. He had a love for learning and studying, and received a forestry engineering degree after the war and worked in that field until he followed the call of his...

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Student Toolkit for Academic Advising-FR

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

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

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UNBF English Language Programme Evening Courses-FR

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

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On Tuesday evenings, the UNBF English Language Programme offers English as a Second Language for Academic Purposes and Exploration of Literary English for Non-Anglophones to students whose first language is not English.  These classes are offered September through December in a three-hour block per week. Undergraduate and graduate and credit and non-credit classes are available. AESL 1011...

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Are you, or someone you know, in a relationship with a person who has chronic pain -FR and SJ

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

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UNB Researchers are looking for partners of individuals with chronic pain to complete an anonymous online survey that is expected to take no longer than 30 minutes to complete. The purpose of the survey is to validate a new questionnaire that focuses on partners' adjustment to their spouse's chronic pain. All partners who complete the survey will be given the chance to enter a draw for a $25...

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CIBC to offer Indigenous student support - Announcement-FR

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

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Please join Dr. Eddy Campbell, President and Vice-Chancellor, UNB, and Roberta Jamieson, President and CEO, Indspire, for a major announcement on Indigenous student support from CIBC. The event will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 11 a.m in the Long Hall (Level 4, Richard J. CURRIE CENTER). Reception to follow.  For more information, please contact Nancy Bastedo at devdr@unb.caor by...

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Do you know any students who would make good tutors -FR

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

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The UNBF 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 excellent tutors, to apply. Having a robust inventory is an important tool in supporting student success.  Tutor applications are accepted...

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Therapy group for teens with depression and or anxiety-FR

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

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Beginning at the end of 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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2018-19 Parking passes-SJ

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

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Parking passes for the upcoming 2018-19 year are currently available for purchase. 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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Group-Based Trajectory Modeling for the Medical and Social Sciences-FR and SJ

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

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Upcoming statistics course in Group-Based Trajectory Modeling with Professor Daniel Nagin, Carnegie Mellon University. He is the Teresa and H. John Heinz III University Professor Of Public Policy And Statistics.  Course Dates: October 22 - 24, 2018 Location: UNB Fredericton campus For additional information go to...

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Parkinson Canada SuperWalk-FR

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

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UNB Recreation Services, in partnership with the Parkinson Support Group of Fredericton, will be hosting the 3rd annual SuperWalk for Parkinson Canada. The walk will take place on Sunday, Sept. 23, from 2 - 4 p.m., at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. The event will start in the recreational gym at 2 p.m. and the walk will go out onto the trails below campus. We invite the UNB community as...

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Board Game Thursdays-FR

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

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UNB Fredericton hosts a regular, weekly board game night every Thursday from 5 - 9 p.m. on the first floor of the Harriet Irving Library in the Milham Room. There is a large collection of games to suit every taste! Don't be afraid to come alone, there will always be someone to get you started! Check out our facebook page: UNBBoardgames   Article Contact Information Contact: Matthew...

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CETL Equipment Pool Notice - Auditoriums-FR

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

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All auditoriums have been outfitted with a charging station and rechargeable batteries for the mic.  If you use the mic, please ensure you recharge the batteries after every use.  Thanks for your cooperation. Article Contact Information Contact: Nancy Fitzpatrick Email Address: nef@unb.ca

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Fall Career Fair -FR

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

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A Fall Career & Educational Options Fair will be held on Thursday, Sept. 27, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. Whether you are seeking a full-time opportunity post-graduation, searching for summer employment or just looking to connect with people working in your field, the Fall Career & Educational Options Fair is a MUST ATTEND event. Industry leading employers from...

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First-Gen Faculty & Staff - Come to Orientation-SJ

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

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First-gen orientation will be held on Thursday, Sept. 6, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (drop-in) in the Whitebone Lounge. We are looking for first-gen faculty and staff who are willing to come provide students some guidance and share their own experiences. This is a great opportunity to connect with incoming students and to show? what success looks like for first-gen students! First-gen? refers to...

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Student Confirmation of Enrolment Letters online-FR and SJ

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

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We are pleased to announce that in order to better serve the university, Confirmation of Enrolment letters are now available for students to produce online as a self-serve option in eServices.   Through the secure eServices portal, students can request a standard letter containing information on status, degree program, credit hours and receive a digital copy immediately.  Customized...

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

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Posted: September 4, 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? This 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 between the ages of 19 or above      ...

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Faculty of Education presents Works in Progress- WIPS for Fall 2018-FR

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Posted: September 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB's Faculty of Education presents WIPS: WORKS IN PROGRESS SESSIONS (WIPS), which are informal presentations given by Education graduate students, faculty and staff on their ideas and research. Each session has two 15-minute presentations followed by a discussion. The sessions will be held on Wednesdays, from 12 - 1 p.m., in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 308. Everyone is welcome! Fall...

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Looking for something new? Why not try fencing -FR

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Posted: September 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Fencing Club will be putting on a free Open House on Monday, Sept. 10 at 8 p.m. in the Currie Center Recreation Gym (first floor). We'll be taking participants through the basics, putting on some demonstrations, and letting participants take a stab at some of our well-padded volunteers. All necessary equipment is provided free of charge. This event, and all of our practices,...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, First Reformed -FR

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Posted: September 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Monday Night Film Series will present 'First Reformed' on Monday, Sept. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102.  Tortured by the loss of a son he encouraged to enlist in the armed forces, a church minister and ex-military chaplain (Ethan Hawke) struggles with his faith when a pregnant woman (Amanda Seyfried) and her radical environmentalist husband come to him for counselling, in the...

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Reminder of where people can pick up parking passes -FR

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Posted: September 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please note that UNB Fredericton parking passes for faculty and staff can be purchased online and either sent to you via UNB campus mail or picked up at the Security Office in the Campus Operations Building, 767 Kings College Road. Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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UNB English Language Programme Fall Course Offerings-FR

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Posted: September 4, 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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UNBF wireless issues now resolved-FR

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Posted: September 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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:...

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

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Posted: September 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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, in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. Reception to follow. RSVP to Tina Madore at 506-453-4995 or tina.madore@unb.ca Article...

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Amazing Race Canada episode features UNB Fredericton-FR and SJ

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

Category: News and Notices


Check out the Amazing Race Canada tonight as contestants make their way to UNB Fredericton for the Heroes Edition. The show starts on CTV at 9 p.m. local time. Thanks to everyone who came out in their UNB colours to be part of the filming of this show.    Article Contact Information Contact: Natasha Ashfield Email Address: natasha.ashfield@unb.ca

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Candidates for the dean of business-SJ

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

Category: News and Notices


Faculty, staff and students are invited to the public presentations by the candidates for the dean of business at UNB Saint John:   Dr. Murtaza Haider, Ryerson University Dr. Kelly MacKay, Ryerson University Dr. Michel Rod, Carleton University  The presentations will take place as follows:  Murtaza Haider:  Tuesday, Sept. 11, from 3 – 4 p.m., Ganong Hall 215.Kelly...

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Celebrating Respectful Workplace Week-SJ

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

Category: News and Notices


All are invited to an ice cream social at the Faculty Staff Lounge today -  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...

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