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Career Talks - networking event for students-FR and SJ

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

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All current students are invited to join UNB alumni for an evening of advice and knowledge as the Alumni Office hosts its 'Career Talks' events on both campuses. Following a speed networking format, students will sit in groups and will receive invaluable tips and advice from UNB alumni on career and professional development related topics. Receive advice on how to pursue your career...

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Faculty of Kinesiology Thesis Defence Ashirbad Pradan MSESS -FR and SJ

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

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"Frequency Division Technique on Linear Regression for Robust Simultaneous and Proportional Myoelectric Control during Medium and High Contraction-Level Variation," will be defended by Ashirbad Pradhan (MSESS) on Friday, Nov. 2 at 11 a.m. in the Kinesiology Building, 208. Abstract: Myoelectric prosthesis are able to provide assistance to individuals with transradial amputations. Even though...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, The Children Act -FR

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

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The Monday Night Film Series will present 'The Children Act' on Monday, Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. Adapted by Booker Prize-winning author Ian McEwan from his own novel, this riveting drama stars two-time Academy Award winner Emma Thompson (The Legend of Barney Thomson; Alone in Berlin) as a British High Court judge tasked with making a decision that will speak to our most fraught...

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NaviCare SoinsNavi - A navigation centre for children and youth with complex care needs in NB -FR and SJ

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

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NaviCare/SoinsNavi is a free bilingual navigation centre for children/youth 25 years of age or younger with complex care needs in New Brunswick. This population often requires significant additional medical/health, social and/or educational support beyond what is required by children/youth in general. “Like On-Star service, NaviCare/SoinsNavi can help UNB students with complex care needs...

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Seawolves Basketball-SJ

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

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Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves basketball teams on Sunday, Nov. 4 - versus the Holland College Hurricanes! Women's tip off is scheduled for 2 p.m., followed by the men at 4 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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Trends in Process Automation and Wood Manufacturing Technology-FR and SJ

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

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The UNB Wood Science and Technology Centre will host a one-day symposium on Monday, Nov. 5 at 8:30 a.m. at the Hugh John Flemming Forestry Centre.   Presentations by guest speakers from local industry, the University of Alberta, NRCan, FPInnovations and other organizations will look at various aspects of innovation in sawmilling and secondary wood product manufacturing, plant...

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UNBF Faculty and Staff "Get Fit" Week-FR

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

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URec is inviting all UNBF faculty and staff to “Get Fit”  and enjoy a complimentary One-Week membership at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER & SMA Pool, available November 5 – 9.   Staff/Faculty Get Fit Week Promotions:       Free trial week for UNBF Faculty and Staff with your UNB ID Card This includes group fitness classes and open lap...

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UNB Remembers Ceremony-FR

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

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The sixth annual UNB Remembers ceremony will be held on Friday, Nov. 2, from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m, at Memorial Hall.  This is an opportunity for the UNB community to come together to pause and reflect on the impact of war, past and present. Regardless if you arrive late or leave early for classes, please join us as we gather to pause and reflect on the many lives affected by war –...

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Using Groups/Teams: A Practical Approach Forming Using and Troubleshooting Groups/ Teams -FR

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

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Join us on Friday, Nov. 16, from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 249 for this workshop. Facilitator is David Creelman (English, UNBSJ); 3M National Teaching Fellow. In this two-hour workshop we will focus on how to use groups / teams in the classroom. We will focus on techniques that can be used to form diverse and effective groups/teams. We will outline the key...

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Wireless upgrades in the HIL and SUB-FR

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

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Between Monday, Nov. 5 and Friday, Nov. 9, as part of UNB’s wireless (Wi-Fi) replacement project, ITS will be replacing the wireless network equipment in the following buildings on the Fredericton campus: Harriet Irving Library (HIL) Student Union Building (SUB) Maggie Jean Chestnut As the ITS team replaces the network equipment in each location, Wi-Fi will be intermittently...

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Alcuin Society Awards 2017 prize-winning books on display in HIL -FR

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

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Winning books from the 36th annual Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada are currently on display at the Harriet Irving Library in the H.R. Stewart Exhibition Room until 9 November 2018. Viewing hours are Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The Harriet Irving Library on the UNB Fredericton campus is the only New Brunswick venue hosting the book exhibit. Of special...

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CETL Offering D2L Brightspace Sessions-FR

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

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CETL is offering training sessions in D2L Brightspace in November.  If you are interested in attending, please register online at our CETL Event Registration site. Facilitator: Jeff Mundee, CETL Instructional Technology Specialist Using Quizzes in D2L Brightspace Thursday, Nov. 8,  from 10 - 11:30 a.m., Marshall d'Avray Hall, 334. In this workshop, participants will learn how to...

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Continued potential delays in mail and parcels from Canada Post-FR

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

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Facilities Management, on the Fredericton campus, wishes to inform you of potential delays in receiving mail and parcels from Canada Post. The delay is due to CUPW conducting rotating strikes across Canada.While negotiations continue with the help of a special mediator, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) began strike action in Montréal at 10:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 29. Employees...

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First-Year Survey Presentation-FR and SJ

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

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The UNB Fredericton community is invited to attend a presentation by David Kilfoil, of UNB’s Office of Institutional Analysis, on the results of the Fall 2018 First-Year Student Survey on the Fredericton Campus on Wednesday, Oct 31 at 3 p.m. in Carleton Hall, 106 and on the Saint John Campus on Friday, Nov 2, from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m., in the Hazen Hall,...

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Flu Shot Clinics-SJ

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

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Free flu shots for all UNB Saint John students, faculty and staff will take place at the Student Health Centre (behind the Athletics Centre) at the following dates and times: Thursday, Nov. 1 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Bring your immunization card and Medicare/Provincial Card. Contact Jackie Allen at the Student Health...

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Fredericton campus 2019-2020 capital submissions deadline-FR

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

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The Fredericton campus is currently accepting applications for the following 2019-2020 capital budget items: 1) Non-Space 2) A&R (Alteration & Renovation) and Infrastructure Renewal Fee and 3) Student Technology Fee. Applications will be accepted until December 10, 2018.  Please note that a consultative process has been initiated which will provide a framework/recommendations for the...

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ISAO November Lunch & Learn-FR

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

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Join International Student Advisors Office staff/advisors Hillary Nguyen and Jason MacFarlane for their monthly Lunch & Learn on Thursday, Nov. 1, from 12 - 1 p.m., in the Student Union Building, 103. We'll be talking about our services, perspectives of international students and this month's theme:  How to Recognize (and what to do when you see someone experiencing) Culture...

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Participants needed for UNB iMET Study-FR

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

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Are you interested in helping to advance diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-50, who haven’t been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and are carrying extra body weight, to take part in The iMET Study. Over four visits, participants will take part in an initial exercise session, an initial consultation with testing...

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UNBF Student Union Welcome Center-FR

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

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The UNBF Student Union Welcome Center will be closed from Nov. 5 - 9, resuming regular hours on November 12th. Article Contact Information Contact: Karen Miner Email Address: kminer@unb.ca

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Erasing Frankenstein Exhibition closing reception-FR

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

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Join us for a Halloween celebration of Frankenstein and the public humanities on Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 1 - 2:30 p.m., in the Milham Room. Project leaders Sue Sinclair and Elizabeth Effinger (UNB Department of English), along with UNB student participants and some project partners, will be at the UNBF Harriet Irving Library to celebrate a special SSHRC-funded exhibition and discuss the...

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Mi kmaq Wolastoqey Centre Launches Wabanaki Collection-FR and SJ

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

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The Mi'kmaq Wolastoqey Centre is excited to announce the launch of Wabanaki Collection, an educational portal that connects post-secondary educators, school teachers, and the public with a variety of resources that support enhanced relationships between all the peoples of Eastern Canada and Northeastern United States. It includes documents, video, music and other primary sources about the...

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Physics Seminar - Global Ionospheric Maps-FR

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

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The next UNB Physics Department Seminar will take place on Thursday, Nov. 1, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204 and will feature Anton Kashcheyev, UNBF Physics, speaking on "Global Ionospheric Maps." “The ionosphere is the ionized layer of the Earth’s upper atmosphere that extends from 60 km to few thousands kilometers in altitude. This layer is affecting...

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Take your photography to the next level-FR

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

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Take your photography skills to the next level, improve your techniques and get better results with Leisure Learning's "Digital Photo: Beyond the Basics" class starting Thursday evening, November 1st and running for six weeks. With veteran photographer Gary Weekes as your mentor, explore lighting, image composition, exposure and perspective, as well as the different types of...

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The Change One Thing Challenge is back for a 5th year-FR and SJ

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

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The Change One Thing Challenge challenges you to think about the changes you have made recently to increase learning in your courses or to improve students’ attitudes toward learning in your courses. We invite you to let us know about one thing that you changed in 2018 or in the fall of 2017. If your Change is selected, you will win $700 to pay for part of the cost of attending a Teaching...

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United Way Halloween Bake Sale -FR

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

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Financial Services, on the Fredericton campus, will be holding its annual Halloween Bake Sale on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 9:30 a.m.  All proceeds from the sale will be donated to The United Way.  Come on down for some tasty treats to support a great cause!  The bake sale will go until we sell out! Article Contact Information Contact: Jerrilyn Lovesey Email Address: J.Lovesey@unb.ca

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CETL Hosts Session - Distributed Practice Group Consult Workshop-FR

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

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Join us for this workshop on Tuesday, Nov. 6, from 10 - 11:30 a.m., in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 334. It will be facilitated by Bev Bramble, CETL Instructional Designer. This workshop will start with a brief consideration of how distributed practice and interleaved instruction facilitate the long-term memory practice students need to retain information and knowledge for the long term,...

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Dr. Chris Baker's research team awarded first prize in the 2019 Awards for Outstanding Research Articles in Biosurveillance-SJ

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

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Congratulations to our very own Dr. Chris Baker, chair, department of computer science, and his research team who were awarded first prize in the 2019 Awards for Outstanding Research Articles in Biosurveillance by International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS), the premier organization dedicated to the advancement of the science and practice of biosurveillance. Dr. Baker and his UNB PhD...

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Fall 2018 First-Year Student Survey-FR and SJ

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

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The UNB Fredericton community is invited to attend a presentation by David Kilfoil, of UNB’s Office of Institutional Analysis, on the results of the Fall 2018 First-Year Student Survey on: Fredericton...

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Lorenzo Music Series featuring Saint John String Quartet-SJ

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

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The Saint John String Quartet will present Shostakovich String Quartet No. 6, Op. 101 on Thursday, Nov. 1, from 12:30 - 1:20 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge. Bring your lunch and enjoy the music. All are welcome to attend. Article Contact Information Contact: Andrea Kikuchi Email Address: lorenzo@unb.ca

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Mark Your Calendar: CETL Hosts Annual Celebrating Excellence Event-FR

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

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Mark your calendar for Friday, Nov. 30, from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m., and join the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning as it hosts the annual celebration of excellent teaching at UNB. This social gathering will take place in the President’s Lounge of the Alumni Memorial Building. Come, relax and reconnect with your colleagues. We look forward to seeing you.   Snacks are...

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Seawolves Men's Volleyball-SJ

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

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Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves men's volleyball team on Thursday, Nov. 1, versus the St Thomas University Tommies! First serve is scheduled for 7 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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Student Services 50/50 Draw for United Way Fredericton Central-FR

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

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The Student Services department at UNBF will hold 50/50 Draws from October 26-December 7, with proceeds split 50/50 between the winner and United Way Central NB. The tickets are: one for $2 and three for $5, or an arm's length for $25. Draws will be made Fridays, between 9:30 - 10:30 a.m., in the Student Union Building (SUB) Cellar Landing. Article Contact Information Contact: Shelley...

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The UNB Art Centre will no longer accept electronic recycling-FR

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

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Since 2015, in conjunction with Beaverdam Recyclers, the UNB Art Centre has proudly rescued electronics from going to the landfill. Sadly, Beaverdam Recyclers is leaving Fredericton, and as a result, we will no longer be able to collect electronic recycling in our lobby. Please take your electronic recycling to Best Metals, Northside Redemption Centre, and Southside Redemption Centre. Old...

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CETL Offers Diploma in University Teaching Program-FR and SJ

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

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The Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning is once again offering the Diploma in University Teaching Program (DUT) for the Winter 2019 term.  Below is the schedule of classes and a brief description of the program. Winter 2019 (January 12 - February 23, 2019):  DUT will be held on Saturdays from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 334-1. Please bring your own lunch. The...

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Final Reds Home Soccer Games of 2018-FR

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

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The Reds women's and men's soccer teams play their final home games of the 2018 Atlantic University Sport season on Friday, Oct. 26 at the BMO Centre. The Mount Allison Mounties will provide the opposition when the women kick-off at 5 p.m. The men are scheduled to start at 7:15 p.m.  Cheer on the women as they strive to qualify for the AUS championship tournament and see the men attempt to...

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Kinesiology Colloquium Guests Speaker, Dr. Niels Wedderkopp-FR

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

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Guest speaker at the Kinesiology Graduate Student Colloquium, Dr. Niels Wedderkopp from the University of Denmark, will present "Too much of a good thing; Is there a risk associated with being highly physically active in childhood and youth?" on Friday, Oct. 26 at 10:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology Building, 208.  All are welcome! Article Contact Information Contact: Leslie Harquail Email...

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Paris 2019 - Travel Study information session-FR

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

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A presentation on the ever-popular UNB Travel Study Program in Paris (May 5 to 25, 2019) will take place Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 4 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 239. Attend and discover this exciting program designed to give students an opportunity to live and study in Paris while taking two courses: - in Comparative Cultural Studies (Cinema) (3 ch.) - in French (3 ch). Visit Paris with expert guides,...

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Potential Delay in Mail and Parcels from Canada Post-FR

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

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Facilities Management wishes to inform you of potential delays in receiving mail and parcels from Canada Post. The delay is due to CUPW conducting rotating strikes across Canada. CUPW announced yesterday that it plans to continue its strike action in Toronto on Wednesday, Oct. 24. This is the second day for strike action in Toronto and it also announced that Kelowna, BC would also be hit by...

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Senate Cyber Security Report-FR

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

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The University of New Brunswick will be hosting the Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce (BANC) on Monday, Oct. 29 at 11:30 a.m. in the Long Hall of The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. Dr. Ali Ghorbani, director of the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity and Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Cybersecurity, will be the panel expert as BANC releases the committee’s report on...

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UNB drives strong results in Canada's Top 50 Research Universities 2018-FR and SJ

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

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UNB has been named among Canada’s Top 50 Research Universities in a release issued by Research Infosource Inc. on Oct. 25.   UNB ranks second among comprehensive universities nationally in research income growth. We also ranked 26th overall, moving up one place from 2016 and 2017. The total of Atlantic universities research income rose in the 2017 fiscal year to $357.5 million...

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UNB Libraries - Document Delivery-FR and SJ

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

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Due to recent changes to the UNB email system, UNB Libraries Document Delivery messages and article links may have been directed to patrons’  junk mail or trash.  If you were expecting an article, please check your Junk mail.  If you cannot locate the item, please contact the Document Delivery Unit at docdel@unb.ca (Fredericton) or Acquisitions and Document Delivery...

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Career Development and Employment Centre closing early on October 25-FR

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

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The Career Development and Employment Centre will be closing early on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 3 p.m. Article Contact Information Contact: Jessica Bourque Email Address: Jessica.Bourque@unb.ca

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Enjoy the Serenity of Leisure Learning's Tea Rituals and Appreciation Workshop-FR

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

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On Saturday, Oct. 27, take two hours out of your day to enjoy the serenity and peacefulness of a tea ceremony in Leisure Learning's "Tea Rituals and Appreciation" workshop. Learn about tea's history, the philosophy involved in rituals, the various properties and benefits of tea, as well as how to enhance and maximize its taste. Instructor Tina Sharapova shares her knowledge and...

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Laying of Wreaths at the UNB Remembers Ceremony-FR

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

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As our ceremony grows each year, we hope to involve more faculties, departments and members of our UNB community.  We invite you to participate in this year’s ceremony by laying a wreath.  Wreaths are available from the Royal Canadian Legion for a donation of $50 for 18” diameter, or, $75 for 24” diameter wreaths.   The UNB Art Centre will arrange for the...

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Lorenzo Reading Series to feature author Christine Higdon-SJ

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

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Author Christine Higdon will read from The Very Marrow of our Bones on Sunday, Oct. 28 at 2 p.m. in the Marco Polo Room of the Parkland Shannex at 40 Vitality Way in Millidgeville. On a November day in 1967, two women disappear from a working-class town on the Fraser River. The community is thrown into panic, with talk of drifters and murderous husbands. But no one can find a trace of Bette...

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macOS Mojave 10.14 now fully supported at UNB-FR and SJ

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

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ITS is pleased to announce that macOS Mojave (10.14) is now fully supported at UNB.  This operating system has been fully tested and compatibility issues with ITS supported enterprise applications have been resolved.  If you would like assistance upgrading your Mac, or if you have any questions, please contact the IT Service Desk at (506) 457-2222 (Fredericton), (506) 657-2222 (Saint...

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Seawolves Women's Volleyball-SJ

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

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Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves women's volleyball team on Saturday, Oct. 28 - versus the University of Kings College Blue Devils! First serve is scheduled for 12 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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Volunteers planning meeting for December 6th Memorial-SJ

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

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Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to attend a 'planning meeing' for this year's December 6th Memorial. As always, UNB Saint John commemorates the tragedy which occurred at Ecole Polytechnique on December 6th 1989, and this year's preparations begin this week.  Our first meeting will take place on Friday, Oct. 26, from 12 - 1 p.m., in Hazen Hall 231. Everyone...

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Call for Nominations - University Awards-FR and SJ

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

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President's Medals and Distinguished Service Awards honour current employees of the University of New Brunswick, or those who have retired within one calendar year preceding the call for nominations. President's Medals and Distinguished Service Awards are awarded for outstanding service to the university which may include teaching, research, administrative contributions, or any combination...

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Enrich Your Life-FR

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

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Our days are often spent rushing from one task to another. Take the time to explore your sense of self and ways to reduce your stress with the one-day UNB Leisure Learning workshop "Enriching Your Life" on Saturday, Oct. 27. Presented in a comfortable, relaxed environment, this workshop is a day for you to identify and remind you of your strengths and inner vision. By enriching your...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Eighth Grade -FR

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

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The Monday Night Film Series will present 'Eighth Grade' on Monday, Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102.  Welcome to 'Eighth Grade,' kids! Whether it’s been two days, two decades or longer since you suffered through it yourself, your heart goes out to Kayla (Elsie Fisher), the young woman we meet tightrope-walking over those shark-infested waters in writer-director Bo...

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Seawolves Women's Volleyball-SJ

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

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Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves volleyball teams on Saturday, Oct. 27, versus the Mount Saint Vincent University Mystics! First serve is scheduled for 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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Soraya Peerbaye and Izza Hassan Reading-FR and SJ

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

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Griffin Poetry Prize nominee Soraya Peerbaye and recent University of New Brunswick MA graduate Izza Hassan will be reading on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Building Lounge.  This event is sponsored by The University of New Brunswick Fredericton's Department of English, the University of New Brunswick Bookstore, The Fiddlehead, Icehouse Poetry, and The Canada...

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The RBC UNBeatable Pitch Competition 2018 Open for Submissions-FR and SJ

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

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Entrepreneurship starts with an idea, and yours could be the next big thing! We want to hear your ideas and give them a chance to win! The J Herbert Smith Center for Technology Management and Entrepreneurship is holding its 5th annual online pitch competition. All full-time UNB graduate and undergraduate students, from both campuses, across all faculties, are invited to enter by preparing a...

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Vacation Purchase-FR and SJ

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

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This is a reminder that eligible employees (continuing APT, UNIFOR and PTSU employees only) interested in purchasing additional vacation per the Vacation Purchase Plan, can do so by the deadline of October 31, 2018. All completed submissions must be received in Human Resources by that date and using the appropriate form.  The policy on the Vacation Purchase Plan can be...

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2018-2019 Winter Work-Study Program Now Accepting Proposals-FR

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

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The Work-Study Program is now accepting online proposals from individuals, faculties, and departments looking to hire students for the 2019 winter term.  The deadline to apply for funding is Friday, Nov. 30 at 4 p.m.   This program makes an important contribution to student retention at UNB and allows students in demonstrated financial need to “learn and earn” with...

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Ally & Safe Space Program for Indigenous and First Nations Peoples-SJ

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

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The Ally & Safe Space Program for Indigenous and First Nations Peoples is an innovative project at UNB Saint John, intended to develop a campus community that affirms, welcomes and supports Indigenous peoples.   The goal of this voluntary program is to provide students, staff and faculty members of the UNB Saint John community with an understanding of the impact of colonialization on...

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Come and see the Restoration of the Stained Glass Windows of Memorial Hall-FR

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

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Taking over 2,000 hours and two years to complete, the restoration of the Stained Glass Windows of Memorial Hall is indeed something to celebrate!  And great news, the exhibition date has been extended until November 9th.  Come and see our exhibition documenting the process from start to finish.  It is truly an interesting process to see. There are scheduled classes that take...

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Final Week of Cybersecurity Information Sessions at UNB-FR and SJ

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

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This week is your last chance to attend a cybersecurity information session as part of Cybersecurity Awareness Month (October) at UNB. We hope you’ll plan to join us: Topic: Travel Cyber-Securely Fredericton campus: Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. in Carleton Hall, 106 Saint John campus: Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. in the TJ Condon Student Centre, Whitebone...

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Get Out of the Cold with A Taste of Italy -FR

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

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Come in from the cold and immerse yourself in the UNB Leisure Learning cooking class “A Taste of Italy” on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 1 – 4 p.m. Let seasoned home cook Mark Temelini share his mother's and his two grandmothers' traditional Italian recipes. You'll get hands-on experience cooking and preparing (and eating!) typical Italian dishes...Delizioso! For more information or...

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Nothing to Do on Sunday - Try Intro to Metal Stamping -FR

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

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Nothing to do on Sunday? Try "Intro to Metal Stamping" with local artist Sarah Smith-Stewart on Sunday, Oct. 28. New to the UNB Leisure Learning program, Metal Stamping is a great opportunity to learn how to create one of a kind pendants, keychains, rings and more. Metal Hand Stamping allows you to texture and personalize metal with names, sayings and more – a...

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Presentation of the First-Year Survey-FR

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

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The UNB Fredericton community is invited to attend a presentation by David Kilfoil, of UNB’s Office of Institutional Analysis, on the results of the Fall 2018 First-Year Student Survey on: Fredericton campus         Wednesday, Oct. 31, at 3 p.m. in  Carleton Hall,...

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Wi-Fi issues on the Fredericton campus-FR

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

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We’re currently experiencing intermittent wireless (Wi-Fi) issues across the Fredericton campus.  ITS is working with our vendor to resolve these issues as quickly as possible. Until a permanent solution is provided, we will be implementing a short-term fix to reduce interruptions to Wi-Fi.  Thank you for your continued patience during this time. Please know we are working...

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Arrivals & Departures Chapbook Launch-FR

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

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The Fiddlehead, Atlantic Canada's International Literary Journal, sponsored a life writing workshop for newcomers to Canada at the Multicultural Association of Fredericton in September 2018. On Friday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. in the Alumni Memorial Lounge, we will be launching a chapbook, Arrivals & Departures: The Stories We Tell, which will feature some of the writings...

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Faculty of Business Research Colloquium-SJ

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

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UNB Saint John’s Faculty of Business will hold a Research Colloquium on Friday, Oct. 26, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., in Oland Hall, 206. Session 1 (10:30 – 11:15 a.m.) GM and the Electric Vehicle Revolution: Boom or Bust  Presenter: Daniel Doiron, Senior Teaching Associate, Business strategy & entrepreneurship, Faculty of Business, University of New Brunswick (Saint...

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Five Microfilm cabinets to give away-FR

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

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Five steel cabinets to give away - very useful for small tools, samples, specimens, etc. Four cabinets are like this: https://photos.app.goo.gl/qHS3WmdSSZHRFFBm8, and one a bit larger. As is, where is. Please contact jsmyth@unb.ca for details. Must go soon. Article Contact Information Contact: Joanne Smyth Email Address: jsmyth@unb.ca

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Flu Immunization Clinics on UNBF and STU Campuses-FR

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

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Influenza virus or “the flu” is a common upper respiratory infection. It often starts with a headache, body aches, chills and a cough or sore throat. You may also develop a fever, loss of appetite, fatigue, runny nose, and sneezing. Nausea, vomiting and diarrhea may occur.  The flu can lead to missed time from work or school. It is very contagious, but also very...

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Notice of Closure - Office of the Registrar-FR

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

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The Registrar's Office on the Fredericton campus will be closed on Tuesday, Oct. 23, from 8:30 - 11:30 a.m., to allow staff to participate in a professional development workshop.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.    Article Contact Information Contact: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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Report on the April Equity Conversations-FR and SJ

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

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The Presidential Bi-Campus Standing Committee on Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Human Rights would like to thank everyone who participated in its Equity Conversation Events on April 23 and 24, 2018. The committee, whose mandate is to support and facilitate collaboration and capacity building at UNB with respect to equity, diversity and inclusion, has since drafted a Report on the April Equity...

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Announcement of support for a new facility at IBME-FR and SJ

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

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The UNB community is invited to a major announcement to help create a new research centre for adaptive rehabilitation engineering at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering with support from alumnus Bob Pickett and his wife Barbara. Join us on Monday, Oct. 22 at 11:30 a.m. at the Long Hall in the Currie Center. Article Contact Information Contact: Shannon Jensen Email Address:...

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Here's To You, Dr. Currie -FR

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

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On Thursday, Oct. 18 at 3 p.m., UNB will honour our greatest living benefactor, Chancellor Emeritus Richard J. Currie.  A brief ceremony will take place in the John Meagher Auditorium in the Kinesiology Building. All members of the University community are invited to attend.  Don’t miss this opportunity to thank Dr. Currie for his many generous contributions, including The...

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J.P. Lewis recent published article-SJ

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

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J.P. Lewis, associate professor, department of history and politics, recently co-authored an article in the Canadian Journal of Political Science. Studies of parliamentary systems contend that backbench legislators are increasingly marginalized, with power being centralized in the executive. However, research typically focuses on national legislatures, ignoring subnational jurisdictions....

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Prenatal Home Visiting with UNBF Nursing Students-FR

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

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UNBF's Faculty of Nursing offers free prenatal home visits with nursing students for pregnant people in the Fredericton area.             Two students will visit four times with an expectant person/family, at a time and place chosen by the person. The pregnant client decides what information she would like to learn, and the students provide...

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Reading Week Food Service Hours for Saint John campus-SJ

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

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Please be advised that food service availability on the Saint John campus will change for the fall reading week, November 5 - 9, 2018. Baird Dining Hall - 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Tim Hortons - closed Commons Cafe - closed   Article Contact Information Contact: Cory Brown Email Address: cory@unb.ca

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2018 MMFC Conference - Abuse and Neglect of Older Women-FR

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

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The 2018 MMFC Conference will be held on October 23 and 24 in the Wu Conference Centre. Its theme is 'The Abuse and Neglect of Older Women: A Community-Based Research Event.' It will kick off with a free public event on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 6:30 p.m. The next day, the event will take place from 8 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., with Janice Du Mont, Director of the Collaborative Specialization in Women's...

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Chemistry 2018-2019 Visiting Speaker Series-FR

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

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The Chemistry Department is pleased to announce that Dr. Jaclyn Brusso will join us on Friday, Oct. 19 at 11:30 a.m. in Toole Hall, 303 to present her seminar, "A Building Block Approach to Functional Materials." Dr. Brusso is an Associate Professor with the Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences at the University of Ottawa. All are welcome to attend. Reminder: As part of the...

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Faculty of Kinesiology Thesis Proposal Alana Gullison MSESS -FR and SJ

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

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Masters of Science in Exercise Sport Science (MSESS) Thesis Proposal Oral Examination entitled, ”The Interaction Between Over-ground Exoskeleton Gait Training and Muscle Spasticity” by Alana Gullison, Faculty of Kinesiology, will take place on Friday, Oct. 19 at 1:30 p.m. in The Kinesiology Building, 214. Abstract: BACKGROUND: Over-ground exoskeleton suits...

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Free tickets to the Future of Innovation Conference-FR and SJ

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

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The Future of Innovation, an RBC Leadership Conference is quickly approaching. The Dr. J. Herbert Smith Centre is proud to be hosting this event and to help aid students join the conversation on October 19th and 20th, it will be issuing 40 free tickets to the first 40 Students to make contact. If you know of students who would be interested in attending the Future of Innovation at the...

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Make Your Own Natural Body Care Products-FR

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

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On Saturday, Oct. 20, learn to make your own natural body care products, at a one-day Leisure Learning workshop. Making your own products is a great hobby and a wonderful way to create custom gifts! Natural products can be non-toxic and can be helpful in treating some skin conditions. Learn all about the history and the science behind natural body care products, while making your...

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Mat your artwork and photos-FR

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

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Take your artwork and photos to the next level with matting. On Saturday, Oct. 20, from 1 - 5 p.m., learn how to mat your favourite artwork. Join experienced  photographer Roger Smith in this one-day Leisure Learning workshop. Matting adds a finishing touch and visual appeal. With Roger Smith's guidance, he'll walk you through the basic steps of how to choose, measure,...

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New guest Wi-Fi now available on the Fredericton and Moncton campuses-FR

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

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UNB’s new guest wireless, public@unb, is now available in all buildings on the Fredericton and Moncton campuses. (The Saint John campus already has access to public@unb). This new guest Wi-Fi service replaced GuestUNB WiFi and makes it easier for visitors to connect to Wi-Fi at UNB. About UNB’s new guest Wi-Fi (public@unb) Doesn’t require a UNB faculty or staff sponsor or...

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Physics Math Seminar - Progress in Helium and Li Spectroscopy-FR

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

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A UNBF Physics Department Seminar will take place on Thursday, Oct. 18, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204. Peipei Zhang, Wuhan Institute of Physics & Math, Chinese Academy of Sciences, will discuss  "Progress in helium and Li+ spectroscopy." “Helium and helium-like ions have long been attractive subjects for theoretical and experimental investigations....

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Try Sushi for Beginners-FR

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

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Ah, sushi. Some call it the new healthy fast food, some call it high art, and some just call it yummy. Join other sushi novices on Sunday, Oct. 21, from 1 - 4 p.m., for this one-day Leisure Learning workshop. You'll learn to make your own sushi at home — and you can eat your mistakes!  Making sushi is much easier than you think. In just three hours, you can become...

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CETL Announces Visiting Scholar-FR

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

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The Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning is pleased to announce Khaldoun Aldiabat as the recent Visiting Scholar who will be engaged with the centre this Fall 2018. We are pleased to have him spend his term focusing on an excellent teaching & learning related project. Khaldoun Aldiabat, an Assistant Professor of Nursing at UNB Moncton, will be working on refining flipped classroom methods...

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Flu Shot Clinics-SJ

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

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Free flu shots for all UNB Saint John students, faculty and staff will take place at the Student Health Centre (behind the Athletics Centre) at the following dates and times: Thursday, Oct. 18 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Bring your immunization...

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Group Fitness Sampler Workshop-FR

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

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Are you interested in trying URec's group fitness classes, but not sure which one is right for you? URec will be offering a free sampler of classes on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 7 - 8:30 p.m., at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. It will be offering 30-minute introductory indoor cycling, bootcamp and yoga classes. Choose from one, two or all three classes. Healthy snacks will also be...

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Harrison McCain Foundation Faculty Award recipients announced for 2018-FR and SJ

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

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Twenty-two faculty members at UNB have increased research, publishing and teaching support for the 2018-19 academic year, thanks to funding from the Harrison McCain Faculty Awards. The awards are focused in four areas: young scholars, conference and research travel, visiting professorships and scholarly book publishing. They were initially established in 2006 with a grant of $1 million from the...

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ISAO Winter Clothing Drive -FR

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

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It's that time of year again and we'd love to give away some winter items to UNB international students by the end of October.  Please donate clean and gently used winter items such as hats, toques, mittens, gloves, scarves, etc.  The process for donation is simple - nominate a "point person" in your faculty or department to store collected items for the week of October 22-26. That...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, The Wife -FR

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

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The Monday Night Film Series will present 'The Wife' on Monday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102.  Jonathan Pryce, Glenn Close, and Christian Slater star in Björn Runge’s adaptation of Meg Wolitzer’s bestselling novel about Joan Castleman (Close, TV’s Damages; Albert Nobbs), who begins to re-evaluate her marriage to her author husband, Joe (Pryce, The Man Who...

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Registrar for Saint John selected-SJ

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

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I’m pleased to announce that Wahkuna Lisik has accepted the position as Registrar at UNB Saint John. She will officially commence this position on Oct. 22, 2018. Those of us who have had the pleasure of working with Wahkuna know her dedication to the Registrar’s Office, the campus community and to our students.  She is a valuable member of our team, and I’m happy she will...

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There's still time to get your concert ticket - Highlights of the German Baroque-FR and SJ

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

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Highlights of the German Baroque will take place Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. With a strong Canadian flavour, Les Songes Ensemble presents the works of the three most celebrated German composers of the baroque era: Johann Sebastian Bach, Georg Philipp Telemann, and Georg Friedric Händel. They will also be performing a new piece influenced by German history and composed...

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Captivating Eloquence - Saint John String Quartet-FR

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

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This following performance will take place on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Thomas University, McCain Hall, 101. Ludwig Van Beethoven                                 String Quartet Op. 18 No. 2 in G Major Healey Willan...

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Director of Saint John College appointed-SJ

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

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Lindsay Taylor Doiron has been in the role of Acting Director of Saint John College since the departure of the former Registrar over a year ago.    Lindsay has been involved in language instruction since 2001 and has held the positions of Assistant Director and Associate Director of Saint John College and is now fulfilling the role of Director, effective immediately. ...

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Early Closure of Tim Hortons and Marketplace at SUB-FR

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

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Please be advised that on Thursday, Oct. 18, Tim Hortons will close at 3 p.m., and Marketplace will close at 6 p.m., due to the Convocation Tea being held in the SUB Cafeteria/Atrium that day. Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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Here's To You, Dr. Currie -FR

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

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On Thursday, Oct. 18 at 3 p.m., UNB will honour our greatest living benefactor, Chancellor Emeritus Richard J. Currie.  A brief ceremony will take place in the John Meagher Auditorium in the Kinesiology Building, 90 Mackay Drive, Fredericton campus. All members of the University community are invited to attend.  Don’t miss this opportunity to thank Dr. Currie for his many...

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Lorenzo Reading Series to feature author Christine Higdon-SJ

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

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Author Christine Higdon will read from The Very Marrow of our Bones on Sunday, Oct. 28 at 2 p.m. in the Marco Polo Room of the Parkland Shannex at 40 Vitality Way in Millidgeville. On a November day in 1967, two women disappear from a working-class town on the Fraser River. The community is thrown into panic, with talk of drifters and murderous husbands. But no one can find a trace of Bette...

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Physics Math Seminar - What Can Physics in 5 Dimensions Teach Us About Strong Interactions-FR

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

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A UNB Physics Department Seminar will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 16, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204. Pervez Hoodbhoy, Forman Christian College, Lahore, Pakistan, will present, "What Can Physics in 5 Dimensions Teach Us About Strong Interactions?" “Twenty years ago, Juan Maldacena demonstrated the equivalence of string theory in 10-dimensions with a certain...

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R.N. Scott Hall Addition Project Start - Parking Lot Closure-FR

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

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R.N. Scott Hall Addition Project Start - Parking Lot Closure The addition to RN Scott Hall to support research for the Institute of Biomedical Engineering is about to get underway. The official announcement for the project was made in July.  To allow for construction, the parking lot at the rear of the building off of Windsor Street, adjacent to Alden Nowlan House is scheduled to be...

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Student Technology Fee Submissions-SJ

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

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We are once again collecting funding proposal submissions for the Student Technology Fee (STF) at UNB Saint John.  The mandate of the Student Technology Fee is to directly enhance innovative use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) based teaching, learning, research and administrative services for all students on the Saint John campus. This past year, we helped complete a...

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The Saint John campus is now accepting capital budget submissions for 2019-2020-SJ

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

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In order to access Non-Space/Alteration & Renovation (A&R) funding, applications must fully meet the eligibility criteria established by the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission. These criteria are summarized on the link found on eServices>Financial> Application for Priority Funding at https://eservices.unb.ca.  Important Notes: Please use 11.65 per cent as the tax rate. Faculty...

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UNB Travel Study Program - Paris 2019 information session-FR and SJ

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

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A presentation on the ever-popular UNB Travel Study Program in Paris (May 5 to 25, 2019) will take place Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 4 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 239. Come and discover this exciting program designed to give students an opportunity to live and study in Paris while taking two courses in Comparative Cultural Studies (Cinema) (3 ch.) and in French (3 ch). Visit Paris with expert guides, discover...

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Upcoming cybersecurity information sessions at UNB-FR and SJ

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

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Have you attended a cybersecurity information session yet this October for Cybersecurity Awareness Month? Open to all faculty, staff and students, these sessions are a great way to learn more about how to recognize and protect yourself, your devices and information, and UNB from cybersecurity threats. We hope you’ll plan to join us: Fredericton campus: Every Tuesday in October at 12 p.m....

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E4E - Entrepreneurship for Everyone Initiative-FR and SJ

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

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Want a maximum return on your investment in Education? Want to advance your career and improve your wealth even before you graduate? Uncover the value of your knowledge and skills by helping us stream it in the most beneficial way! Read on to find out about our E4E | Entrepreneurship for Everyone Initiative and the ways you may benefit. Do you have a have a good idea with a possible...

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Leadership Awards for Undergraduates-SJ

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

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Undergraduate students, who are leaders on- or off-campus, are welcome to apply for the following awards: Barry Hoyt Student Leadership Award: one at $1,500 Carl Fraser Student Awards: 10 at $1,000 each Craig S. Haynes Award for Distinguished Community Leaders: one at $1,000 SRC Student Leadership Award: one at $2,000 The deadline for award applications is Monday, Oct. 15 at 4...

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Researcher discovers microplastics in Bay of Fundy clams-SJ

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

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UNB grad student Krista Beardy hopes proof of microplastics in our clams will lead to changes in our behaviour. Beardy's microplastics study focuses on clam and mussel species found on the beaches on the New Brunswick side of the Bay of Fundy, and she plans to expand her research to the Nova Scotia side in 2019. Read the full story. Article Contact Information Contact: Communications...

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UNB Fredericton Sustainability Week-FR

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

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UNB Sustainability is excited to announce UNB Fredericton’s first Sustainability Week. Join UNB Sustainability, the Student Union, and a variety of UNB clubs and societies from Monday, Oct. 15 to Friday, Oct. 19 in multiple sustainability related events. The week will host an herb planting workshop, a campus sustainability tour, sustainability trivia, a lights out coffee house,...

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7th Annual Dr. Ottilia Chareka Memorial Lecture in Education & Social Justice -FR

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

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The 7th Annual Dr. Ottilia Chareka Memorial Lecture in Education & Social Justice, co-sponsored with the Canadian History of Education Association, will take place on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in the Jr. Ballroom, (659 Queen Street). "Education as Cultural Imperialism: Taking it Personal" will be presented by Dr. Marie Battiste, Professor of Educational Foundations,...

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Celebration of German Baroque composers-FR and SJ

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

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Highlights of the German Baroque will be presented on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. With a strong Canadian flavour, Les Songes Ensemble presents the works of the three most celebrated German composers of the baroque era: Johann Sebastian Bach, Georg Philipp Telemann, and Georg Friedric Händel. They will also be performing a new piece influenced by German history and...

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

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Posted: October 11, 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...

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Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching Recipients-FR and SJ

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

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Two members of the University of New Brunswick’s faculty will be recognized at the Fall Convocation Ceremonies with Dr. Allan P. Stuart Awards for Excellence in Teaching. Jessica Webster, in UNB Fredericton's faculty of nursing, is a senior nursing instructor. Her passion for nursing inspired her to become a teacher, and in 2008, she joined UNB as a nurse clinician – primarily...

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Dr. Gary Waite to receive inaugural UNB Award for Excellence in Research-FR and SJ

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

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Gary Waite, of the faculty of arts, will receive the inaugural University of New Brunswick Award for Excellence in Research at the 64th Convocation on UNB's Fredericton campus. This award is intended to honour faculty who are representative of outstanding research, scholarly, or creative achievements at UNB. The University of New Brunswick Award for Excellence in Research promotes and...

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

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

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Amanda Lee and Emily Wright, graduate students in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MSESS program, will present on the topic, “The Positive Impact of Therapeutic Animals on Those Living with Dementia” on Friday, Oct. 12, from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., in the KIN Building, 208. Dementia is an umbrella term that encompasses a vast amount of diseases and symptoms affecting...

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Here's To You, Dr. Currie -FR

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

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On Thursday, Oct. 18 at 3 p.m., UNB will honour our greatest living benefactor, Chancellor Emeritus Richard J. Currie.  A brief ceremony will take place in the John Meagher Auditorium in the Kinesiology Building, 90 Mackay Drive, Fredericton campus.  All members of the University community are invited to attend.  Don't miss this opportunity to thank Dr. Currie for his many...

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Ng Pock Too to host Speaker Series - Managing ethical business behaviour-FR

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

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Ng Pock Too will be speaking on "Managing ethical business behaviour" on Wednesday, Oct. 17, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 303. After graduating from UNB in 1968, Ng Pock Too returned to Singapore and worked for the government as a civil servant dealing with economic development. Pock Too was a Member of Parliament, served as Political...

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Public Lecture : The Search for New Roots and Identities in Pakistan and India-FR

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

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The mathematics department at UNB Fredericton will be holding a public lecture featuring Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy on Monday, Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the John Meagher Auditorium in the Kinesiology Building, a reception will follow.  Dr. Hoodbhoy, professor at Forman Christian College  and department chair emeritus of physics at Quaid-e-Azam University, will explore the social and...

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UNB Student Abroad at the University of Birmingham UK-FR

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

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Are you interested in spending the summer, a term or even a full academic year in the United Kingdom to enhance your UNB degree? Join UNB Student Abroad for a visit from one of UNB's most prestigious academic partners to learn about what the University of Birmingham has to offer! An information session will take place on Friday, Oct. 12, from 12:15  - 1:15 p.m., in the...

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Women's Hockey Home Season Opener-FR

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

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The returning UNB Reds women's hockey team will play its home and season opener on Saturday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Aitken University Centre. The Mount Allison University Mounties will provide the opposition. A ceremony, marking the Reds return, will take place just ahead of the opening face-off. The Reds will also host the St. Thomas University Tommies, on Sunday, Oct. 14 at 2 p.m. UNB...

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A Conversation on Cannabis-FR

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

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Join our expert panel as members discuss the positive impact of medical cannabis and its role in changing patient care, outcomes and the economic landscape. Co-presented by UNB and Canada House Wellness Group Inc., A Conversation on Cannabis will be held on Monday, Oct. 15, reception at 6:30 p.m., panel discussion at 7 p.m. at the Wu Conference Centre. As space is limited, please RSVP...

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Biology Seminar Series with Dr. Kelly Miles-FR

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

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The Biology Seminar Series is proud to present a talk by Dr. Kelly Miles, UNBF Biology department.  Kelly’s talk entitled, "Forensic Taphonomy: The emerging field of human decomposition research- what do we know, and what don't we know?" will take place on Friday, Oct. 12 at 3 p.m. in Bailey Hall, 146. Abstract: Forensic taphonomy, the science dealing with human decomposition, has...

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Call for nominations President's Medals and Distinguished Service Awards-FR and SJ

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

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President's Medals and Distinguished Service Awards honour current employees of the University of New Brunswick, or those who have retired within one calendar year preceding the call for nominations. President's Medals and Distinguished Service Awards are awarded for outstanding service to the university which may include teaching, research, administrative contributions, or any combination...

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Cannabis on campus -FR and SJ

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

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Students and colleagues, I would like to remind you that beginning October 17, adult-use cannabis will be legally available for consumers age 19 and older across Canada. When considering the legalization of cannabis and how it will affect our campuses, UNB’s Cannabis Working Group has taken a responsible approach that respects and adheres to the legislation while focusing on harm...

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Couches available at MacLaggan Hall-FR

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

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UNBF's Faculty of Nursing has three couches available. If you are interested in viewing, please contact Trish Canning at canningt@unb.ca. Article Contact Information Contact: Tricia Canning Email Address: canningt@unb.ca

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First-Year Survey Presentation-FR

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

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The UNB Fredericton community is invited to attend a presentation on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 3 p.m. in Carleton Hall, 106 by David Kilfoil, of UNB’s Office of Institutional Analysis, on the results of the Fall 2018 First-Year Student Survey. This survey provides information from our first-year students about recruitment, onboarding and orientation...

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Flu Shot Clinics-SJ

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

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Free flu shots for all UNB Saint John students, faculty and staff will take place at the Student Health Centre (behind the Athletics Centre) at the following dates and times: Thursday, Oct. 18 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Bring your immunization...

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Lorenzo Reading to feature author Sarah Faber-SJ

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

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Sarah Faber will read from her first novel, All Is Beauty Now on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Set against the seductive world of 1960???s Rio de Janeiro, All Is Beauty Now is an exquisite debut novel about family secrets, divided loyalties, and the lengths we'll go to save ourselves and those we love. Brazil, 1962, a young woman walks into the waters off a...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Hearts Beat Loud -FR

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

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The Monday Night Film Series will present 'Hearts Beat Loud' on Monday, Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102.  Frank (Nick Offerman, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl; Danny Collins) owns a record shop in Brooklyn, where his passion for music is still felt through the torn posters on the wall and makeshift record crates. A widower, Frank has raised his daughter, Sam (Kiersey Clemons, The...

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The Red Shawl Campaign -FR and SJ

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

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During the week of October 16-19, the Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre at the University of New Brunswick hosts The Red Shawl Campaign, to bring awareness to the issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women of Canada. This is the 4th year for the Red Shawl Campaign, this campaign was a vision of UNB’s Elder-in-residence Imelda Perley. The Red shawl is a symbol of protection; this is what...

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UNB researchers receive $3.1 million in NSERC funding-FR and SJ

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

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Congratulations to 25 UNB researchers who have received funding from NSERC, totalling $3.1 million. Alexa Alexander-Trusiak - Biology Gary Saunders - Biology Adrian Reyes Prieto - Biology Amy Parachnowitsch - Biology Shawn MacLellan - Biology Deepa Pureswaran - Biology Bryan Crawford - Biology Barry Blight - Chemistry Luigi Benedicenti - Computer Science Eric Aubanel - Computer...

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Vacation Purchase Reminder-FR and SJ

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

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This is a reminder to eligible employees (continuing APT, UNIFOR and PTSU employees only) interested in purchasing additional vacation per the Vacation Purchase Plan, that the deadline for submitting a request is October 31, 2018. All completed submissions must be received in Human Resources by that date and using the appropriate form.  The policy on the Vacation Purchase Plan can be found...

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Renaissance College Open House-FR and SJ

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

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As part of its Review and Planning exercise, Renaissance College will hold an Open House event for anyone interested in visiting the college, meeting some of its staff and students, and learning more about what the college does. This event will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 4 - 5 p.m. (811 Charlotte St). If you have questions, please contact Paul Howe at phowe@unb.ca. Article Contact...

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Seawolves Soccer-SJ

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

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Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves soccer teams on Saturday, Oct. 13, versus the University of Kings College Blue Devils! Women's kick off is at 2 p.m., followed by the men at 4 p.m. The teams will take on the Mount Saint Vincent University Mystics on Sunday, Oct. 14! Women's kick off is at 12 p.m., followed by the men at 2 p.m. Come howl with...

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Changes to UNB 19+ Canada Post Parcel Deliveries - Fredericton-FR

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

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Please be advised that Facilities Management has made changes to its operating procedures regarding all 19+ parcels shipped to an individual on the UNB Fredericton Campus. Effective immediately any parcel shipped to UNB that is designated 19+ and requires that individual to sign for the parcel, that parcel will be held by Canada Post at its 570 Queen Street retail location. The individual will...

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Cybersecurity Webinars hosted by CIC-FR and SJ

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

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The Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity (CIC) is going to be hosting free online webinars during October - the "Cybersecurity Awareness Month.” CIC is excited to announce its next series of online webinars. We will be showcasing the expertise of researchers, academics and industry professionals. These webinars are meant to pique the interest and to discover how our team could potentially...

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Registration for upcoming Yoga & Pilates Programs-FR

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

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UNB Recreation Services Session ll program registration opens on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 6 a.m.! Register early to secure your spot in one of the following classes: General population: Yoga for Power and Grace, Vinyasa Yoga; Pilates Mat Classes, Total Barre Pilates  (lunch time and evening offerings) Reformer Pilates: Reformer Flow, Trim and Tone, Cardio Reformer (morning, lunch time...

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African Caribbean Society Meet & Greet-SJ

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

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The African Caribbean Society invites everyone in UNBSJ to enjoy an afternoon with vibrant music, delicious food and exciting characters on Friday, Oct. 19, from 6 - 9 p.m., in Howler's Bar. Step out of your comfort zone and explore the diverse community in Saint John. This is a great opportunity to indulge in cultures beyond Canada. Come meet new faces, make more friends and fill your stomach....

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Attend a Cybersecurity Information Session this October-FR and SJ

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

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Join ITS in building a more cyber-safe UNB this Cybersecurity Awareness Month (October) by attending its weekly cybersecurity information sessions. All faculty, staff and students are invited to join: 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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Day of the Dead Día de los muertos -FR

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

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The Day of the Dead event will take place on Monday, Oct. 29 at 12:30 p.m. in Carleton Hall, 332. Please join us for this traditional Latin American celebration with a short talk by Mexican students and light refreshments. Traditional altar viewing will take place from Oct. 29 until Nov. 2 at noon -  dedicated this year to the victims of the 1968...

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Honorary Degree Recipients-FR and SJ

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

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At UNB Fredericton’s 64th and UNB Saint John’s 36th Fall Convocation Ceremonies, honorary degrees will be awarded. Honorary Degree Recipients for each ceremony have been selected and profiles are posted at the Fredericton and Saint John websites. Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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Project FOCUS online procurement pilot continues this fall-FR and SJ

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

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The first pilot roll-out of online procurement was held during the summer and initial feedback indicates users had a positive experience. Here are some of the things UNB employees are saying about online procurement:   “The new online procurement system is user friendly, and meets all the requirements for me to submit various types of PO requests such as hotel...

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SUB Opening Thanksgiving morning-FR

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

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Please be advised the SUB will open at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 8.  Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, Oct. 9. Article Contact Information Contact: Benoit Vachon-Gravel Email Address: sub@unb.ca

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UNBSU Colour Run-FR

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

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On Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 6 - 7 p.m., the UNB Student Union will be having a Colour Run taking place across the UNB Fredericton campus! This run or walk is open to any UNB students and pre-registration is not required! Simply meet in the SUB Quad at 5:50 p.m. on October 10, wearing a white shirt (or a shirt you don't mind having colour on) to register. Please note: white shirts or suits will...

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Update on clipboards appearing in UNB classrooms-FR and SJ

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

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After consulting with Brock University in Ontario, we were able to determine the source of the clipboards that appeared on UNB’s campuses in September that asked students for their personal information.  The clipboard design, style and wording found at Brock University were identical to the ones found at UNB.   They determined that these clipboards are associated with a...

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Volunteers needed for UNB Fredericton's 64th Convocation Ceremony-FR

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

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UNBF's 64th Convocation Planning Committee is looking for volunteers to help at the ceremony, which 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 brianna.donovan@unb.ca or...

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Biology Seminar Series with Dr. Andrew MacDougall-FR

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

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UNBF's Biology Seminar Series will host Dr. Andrew MacDougall, from the University of Guelph, who will present "Resiliency Versus Collapse of Biological Systems in the Anthropocene" on Friday, Oct. 5 at 3 p.m. in Bailey Hall, 146. Abstract: The impacts of global environmental change in the Anthropocene will be dictated by the ability of biological systems to respond. Immediate outcomes of...

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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: October 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Do you know an excellent teacher? If so, nominate her/him for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching!  Nomination forms are available online or can be picked up at the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning, Fredericton; the Vice-President, Saint John; the Student Council, Saint John or Fredericton; and Faculty Offices. The deadline for nominations is 10 days...

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Call for Submissions for UNB Teaching Innovation Award-FR

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Posted: October 3, 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 contract...

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Celebrate UNB Oktoberfest Style-SJ

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Posted: October 3, 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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Flu Shot Clinics-SJ

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

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Free flu shots for all UNB Saint John students, faculty and staff will take place at the Student Health Centre (behind the Athletics Centre) at the following dates and times: Thursday, Oct. 18 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Bring your immunization...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Don't Worry, He Won t Get Far On Foot -FR

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

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The Monday Night Film Series will present 'Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot' on Monday, Oct. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102.  Joaquin Phoenix adds another larger-than-life character to his filmography with the starring role in Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot, from American auteur Gus Van Sant (Milk; Good Will Hunting). The film tells the engaging, true story of...

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Nominations for President's Medal and Distinguished Service Awards-FR and SJ

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

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The nomination deadline for these awards is December 1, 2018. President's Medals and Distinguished Service Awards honour current employees of the University of New Brunswick, or those who have retired within one calendar year preceding the call for nominations. President's Medals and Distinguished Service Awards are awarded for outstanding service to the university which may include teaching,...

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Vacation Purchase Reminder for Staff-FR and SJ

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

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This is a reminder to eligible employees (continuing APT, UNIFOR and PTSU employees only) interested in purchasing additional vacation per the Vacation Purchase Plan, that the deadline for submitting a request is October 31, 2018. All completed submissions must be received in Human Resources by that date and using the appropriate form.  The policy on the Vacation Purchase Plan can be found...

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Celebrate the Great Reveal of the Stained Glass Windows of Memorial Hall-FR

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Posted: October 2, 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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Dean of Science Candidates-FR and SJ

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

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Faculty, staff and students are invited to presentations by candidates for Dean of Science (Fredericton campus) as follows: Gary Saunders – Tuesday, Oct. 9 3 – 4 p.m.    Open Presentation – room 111, IUC Science Library John Braun – Wednesday, Oct. 10 3 – 4 p.m.    Open Presentation – room 111, IUC Science Library Robert Thompson –...

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EMO exercise on Saint John campus-SJ

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

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The Environmental Health, Safety & Security Department would like to advise the Saint John campus that on Thursday, Oct. 4 the Red Cross EMO, with Point Lepreau, will be conducting an emergency exercise in the Athletic Centre as the campus is a designated evacuation site.   You will notice an increase in vehicles, including ones from Ambulance New Brunswick and Red Cross. The exercise is...

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Faculty of Education Colloquium Series features Dr. Alan Sears-FR

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

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The Faculty of Education Colloquium Series will feature Dr. Alan Sears speaking on "Having Faith in Citizenship:  The Place of Religion in the Canadian Public Square" on Wednesday Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 261. This talk will explore contemporary tensions between secularism and religion in the civic life of Western democracies in general, and Canada in particular. I will...

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Free Books and Tapes - German and Spanish -FR

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

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Free German and Spanish books, tapes, slides, etc. can be received from October 1 - 19 in Carleton Hall, 332 - Culture and Media Studies Student Lounge. This is a first come, first serve basis. For more information, please contact Emma Billings at ebilling@unb.ca or stop by Carleton Hall, 333.   Article Contact Information Contact: Emma Billings Email Address: ebilling@unb.ca

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Free Salsa Classes - Dept of Culture and Media Studies-FR

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

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Take part in the free Salsa Classes with Roxana Cardenas Sanchez on Thursdays, October 4 - December 6, from 4 - 5 p.m., in Carleton Hall, 332 - Culture and Media Studies Student Lounge. For more information, please contact: Dr. Anna Hamling, ahamling@unb.ca. Article Contact Information Contact: Jennifer Bishop Email Address: jennifer@unb.ca

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Graduate Essentials for Academic Research - GEAR -FR

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

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This graduate student workshop, hosted and led by UNB Libraries, features instruction sessions that include how to: * Optimize citation management tools, including Mendeley and Zotero, and how to leverage them to discover new research. * Manage and share your research data, including information on the new Tri-Agency requirements. * Navigate the world of scholarly publishing, from accessing...

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ISAO Lunch & Learn Series is back-FR

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

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Bring your lunch and join the International Student Advisor's Office team on Thursday, Oct. 4, from 12 - 1 p.m., in the SUB103 for its first session this academic year. This will be a great opportunity to meet and connect with faculty/staff at UNBF; as well as introduce our roles and what we do to support international students. At this session, we will also be briefly discussing about...

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Preparing Youth with Autism for Beyond High School Workshop-FR and SJ

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

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CEL will hold a workshop, entitled, "Beyond High School: Preparing Youth with Autism for Higher Education and Employment" on November 29 and 30 in the Chancellor’s Room, Wu Conference Center. Cost is $395 (+HST). Transition planning involves promoting student self-advocacy, parent and student involvement, and an understanding of student needs. This workshop will show you how to apply...

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

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Posted: October 2, 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 its staff 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...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John-SJ

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

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The first meeting of QUEST-SJ, for this academic year, will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 9, from 3 - 4:30 p.m., in Oland Hall, 106. This session will feature:  Hot Topic: Sex and Gender in Qualitative Health Research – Dr. Natasha Hanson (Horizon Health Network). Methodological Focus of the Month: Integrating Qualitative and Quantitative Data – Dr. Bryn Robinson (Horizon Health...

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Ultramar Breast Cancer Fundraiser -FR

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

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To mark breast cancer awareness month, Ultramar is calling all drivers to visit one of its service stations to make a difference! One cent from every litre of supreme gas and $1 from every supreme car wash will be donated to combat breast cancer!  Ultramar and the Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation are, in-part, funding an Atlantic-wide research study, working towards making exercise...

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UNBF Registrar's Office Closure on October 4-FR

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

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The Registrar's Office on the Fredericton Campus will be closed on Thursday, Oct. 4, from 9 - 10:15 a.m., to permit all staff to participate in a staff meeting.  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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UNB Saint John s Fall Convocation - reserve regalia today-SJ

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

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Faculty and staff are invited to participate in UNB Saint John's 36th Fall Convocation ceremony on Friday, Oct. 19 beginning at 4:30 p.m. at the Imperial Theatre.  If you plan on participating in the academic procession, you will need regalia - you may have your own, you may borrow or you may rent.  Find out more here.  Please note that if you have your own, we still need to know...

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WARPED - A Collaborative Project-FR

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

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Join us at the UNB Art Centre in Memorial Hall on Friday, Oct. 5 at 7:30 p.m. for a special one-time performance of Warped by cellist Emily Kennedy, poet Rebecca Salazar and textile artist Emily Blair. WARPED is a multi-disciplinary project that, like the game of telephone, passes information from one person to the next. In this case, a completed work from one artist is sent to the next,...

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Athletes - win $25 gift cards for online survey-FR and SJ

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

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UNB researchers 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 (i.e., if you haven't had a concussion, it will be shorter), and all information...

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Bookmark this page for classrooms and conference room information-SJ

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

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The Information Services & Systems department, on the Saint John campus, is pleased to announce some additional resources on the ISS Classrooms Page.  We've added the conference rooms to the page and, in addition to photographs, we have added: Instructions for how to use the technology Telephone numbers for the conference room phones IP addresses for the conference room Polycoms In...

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