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URec holiday hours -FR

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Posted: December 19, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec's holiday hours are as follows: Dec. 24-26: CLOSED Dec. 27-30: 10 am. - 10 p.m. Dec. 31 & Jan. 1: CLOSED ​The Sir Max Aitken Pool is also currently operating under a holiday schedule. Patrons are encouraged to check ahead before visiting the pool over the holiday break.   URec would like to thank all its members and program participants for a wonderful...

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Canada Summer Jobs 2019 internal deadline - Jan 21-FR

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Posted: December 18, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


Canada Summer Jobs is an initiative of the Youth Employment Strategy, which is the Government of Canada’s commitment to help young people between the ages of 15 and 30, particularly those facing barriers to employment, get the information and gain the skills, work experience and abilities they need to transition successfully into the labour market. The program provides wage subsidies...

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Paying an individual for service or honorarium-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 18, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Paying an individual/person or small supplier for services rendered or an honorarium? Here's what you need to know in order to avoid delay in payment and policy breaches. Before committing to paying an individual/consultant from Accounts Payable Payment Requisition instead of through payroll, please ensure you take the appropriate steps to avoid delays due to lack of required information. Under...

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UNB Student Union Welcome Center holiday hours-FR

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Posted: December 18, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Student Union Welcome Center will close on Dec. 18 at noon and will re-open for one day on Jan 2, 2019, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. for the sale of bus passes. The center will then close and re-open on Jan. 7. Have a great holiday! Article Contact Information Contact: Karen Miner Email Address: kminer@unb.ca

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College of Extended Learning closing early Dec 20-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 17, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Thursday, Dec. 20, the College of Extended Learning will be closing at 12 noon for the afternoon so that all staff may attend a staff function. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. Article Contact Information Contact: Ann Smith Email Address: asmith@unb.ca

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Free cubical wall panels-FR

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Posted: December 17, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The College of Extended Learning has two cubical wall panels available to give away: - Short panel is 64"x60" - Long panel is 64" x 84" If you are interested in these panels, please contact Ann Smith at 453-4896 or asmith@unb.ca. Article Contact Information Contact: Ann Smith Email Address: asmith@unb.ca

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Holiday schedule at the Sir Max Aitken Pool-FR

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Posted: December 17, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The holiday pool schedule begins on Monday, Dec. 17. During these times the facility may either be closed or operating on reduced hours and programming. Patrons are encouraged to check ahead before visiting the pool over the holidays.  Article Contact Information Contact: Colin Bowley Email Address: colin.bowley@unb.ca

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Registrar's Office - Notice of early closure on Dec. 19-FR

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Posted: December 17, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Registrar's Office will be closing at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 19, to allow staff to attend a Christmas function. 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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Retirement reception for Wina Parent-FR

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Posted: December 17, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


This Thursday, Dec. 20, Campus Operations will be celebrating the retirement of Wina Parent after more than 30 years of service at UNB. Please join us from 10 – 11 a.m. for cake and coffee outside Room 104 in the Facilities Management building, 767 Kings College Rd.  Article Contact Information Contact: Jennifer Lloy Email Address: jlloy@unb.ca

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Saint John College office closed early Dec. 20-SJ

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Posted: December 17, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John College office will be closed on the afternoon of Thursday, Dec. 20, beginning at 1 p.m. and will reopen on Friday morning at 8:30 a.m. We apologize for any inconvenience.  Article Contact Information Contact: Lindsay Taylor Doiron Email Address: ltaylor1@unb.ca

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Teaching and Learning Priority Fund call for submissions-FR

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Posted: December 17, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The CETL is now accepting submissions for the Teaching and Learning Priority Fund (Fredericton campus). Submissions are accepted online via eServices, and the submission deadline is Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. Would you like to try something new in your class that results in more effective and efficient student learning? Is there a project you’ve considered but don’t have the funds?...

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UNB business prof provides undergraduate marketing students with invaluable experiential learning opportunities-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 17, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Emin Civi is using real-life opportunities in the workforce through a variety of experiential techniques to prepare his students for the future. Dr. Civi’s retailing class is highly interactive and familiarizes students with the steps involved in running a real-life retail firm. “One of the main components of the class is our retail clinic. Using dedicated class time, students...

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Campus Operations - notice of closure on Dec. 18-FR

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Posted: December 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Campus Operations departments (Facilities Management and Security & Traffic) will be closed from 11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Dec. 18, to allow staff to attend a Christmas luncheon. If you need immediate assistance during this time, please contact Security at 453-4830.   Article Contact Information Contact: Jennifer Lloy Email Address: jlloy@unb.ca

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CETL Visiting Scholar Program-FR

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Posted: December 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


​Applications are now being accepted for the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning Visiting Scholar Program for the spring and fall terms of 2019, with a deadline of Friday, April 5. The program is for faculty members who wish to work on projects that would benefit from close collaboration with members of the CETL staff. The program is open to full-time UNB faculty members who have...

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UNB Libraries closing early on Dec. 19-FR

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Posted: December 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that UNBF Libraries (HIL, Science & Forestry, Engineering & Computer Science, & LB Gym – Technical Services) will be closing at 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 19, for a holiday staff party. The Law Library is not affected. Regular hours will resume on Dec. 20. We apologize for any inconvenience. Article Contact Information Contact: Susan Oliver Email Address:...

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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: December 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


There's still time! Do you know an excellent teacher?  If so, nominate her/him for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart 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...

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Career Development and Employment Centre closing early on Dec. 14-FR

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Posted: December 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Career Development and Employment Centre will be closing at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 14, and will re-open on Monday, Dec. 17, at 8:15 a.m. Article Contact Information Contact: Jessica Bourque Email Address: Jessica.Bourque@unb.ca

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Final accounts payable cheque and direct deposit runs for 2018-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The last payment run for 2018 will be completed on Thursday, Dec. 20. If you are aware of something that is required to be paid prior to the Christmas break, please have it to Financial Services Accounts Payable by Friday, Dec. 14. Anything received after that date will be processed for payment in January 2019. You may contact accpay@unb.ca with any requests. Happy Holidays! Article...

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Financial Services - notice of closure on Dec. 14-FR

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Posted: December 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Financial Services will be closed on Friday, Dec 14, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. so staff can attend a Christmas luncheon. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Article Contact Information Contact: Jennifer Mazerolle Email Address: jenmaz@unb.ca

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Give the gift of UCard cash-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you looking for a way to give back to students, colleagues and friends at UNB? Give the gift of UCard cash! Gift deposits can be made online and the funds are instantly available on the recipient’s UCard to use all over campus for things like printing, purchasing school supplies and textbooks, food, clothing and more. UCard cash carries over from term to term, so you don’t...

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School of Graduate Studies office closure on Dec. 17-FR

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Posted: December 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The School of Graduate Studies office will be closed on Monday, Dec. 17, from 12 noon - 2:30 p.m. for the staff & deans to attend a function. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact jseely@unb.ca.  Article Contact Information Contact: Jacqueline Seely Email Address: jseely@unb.ca

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Closure Afternoon of Dec 14 - Office of the Vice-President Research and the Office of Research Services -FR and SJ

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Posted: December 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Friday, Dec. 14, the Office of the Vice-President Research and the Office of Research Services will be closing at 12 p.m. for the afternoon so that all staff may attend a staff function. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. Article Contact Information Contact: Office of Research Services Email Address: ors@unb.ca

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Domestic and International Recruitment Offices Closed for Year End Review-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note: The Student Recruitment offices on both campuses and International Recruitment Centre will be closed for the day on Thursday, Dec. 20 and until noon on Friday, Dec. 21. These closures are to allow staff to participate in fall review meetings and winter planning sessions. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.   Article Contact Information Contact: Lisa...

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Large wooden plant box to give away-FR

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Posted: December 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Wu Conference Centre has a large wooden planter to give away for free. It is approximately 6 ft long, 1 ft wide and 1.5 ft tall.  If any department or unit is interested in the planter, please email Annette Wetmore (awetmore@unb.ca) for details or photos. Article Contact Information Contact: Annette Wetmore Email Address: awetmore@unb.ca

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New - D2L Grade Import File for Exams and Tests-FR

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Posted: December 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Grades no longer need to be entered into D2L one at a time when you use Print Services RapidScan sheets (purple scan sheets) for your tests and exams. UNB Print Services and CETL have partnered to provide you with a new ‘D2L Grade Import’ file automatically included in your scanned exam and test reporting package starting now. This new file, named...

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The MEM Report Presentation of Colette Lemieux -FR

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Posted: December 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The MEM Report Presentation of Colette Lemieux will be held on Friday, Dec. 14 at 3 p.m. in F & G, 202, Dean's Conference Room. Supervisor:  Mr. David Maguire, Prov. of New Brunswick/HRA- FOREM Report Title: Integrating Climate Change Consideration in Environmental Impact Assessment for New Brunswick Abstract: Based on the majority of Canadian provincial jurisdictions surveyed, there is...

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The MF Report Presentation of Tiancheng Wu -FR

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Posted: December 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The MF Report Presentation of Tiancheng Wu will be held on Monday, Dec. 17 at 12 p.m. in F & G, 202, Dean's Conference Room. Supervisor:  Dr. M. Gong, FOREM Supervisory Committee:  Dr. L. Li, UofM/HRA FOREM and Dr. H. Gu,  US Forestry Service Report Title: Life cycle assessment on hybrid timber buildings Abstract: With the development of human society, the emission of carbon...

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The MScF Oral Examination of Eric Ye Liu -FR

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Posted: December 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The MScF Oral Examination of Eric Ye Liu will be held on Thursday, Dec. 20 at 2 p.m. in F & G, 202, Dean's Conference Room. Oral Examination Chaired By Dr. B. Leblon Examining Committee Dr. M. Gong, FOREM Dr. W. Yu, Economics Dr. V. Lantz, Co-Supervisor, FOREM Dr. D. MacLean, Co-Supervisor, FOREM Advisory Committee Dr. V. Lantz, Co-Supervisor, FOREM Dr. D. MacLean, Co-Supervisor, FOREM Dr. C....

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Booking Video Conference Rooms in Marshall d Avray Hall-FR

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Posted: December 11, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


This is just a quick reminder of the process for booking the Video Conference rooms in Marshall d'Avray Hall, Rooms 126A and 126B. We've noticed some people have been including the room itself as a recipient when composing an email and this has resulted in some double bookings. Requests must go through the Equipment Pool to avoid double booking a room and making your colleagues sad. Please...

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CETL Closed for Professional Development-FR

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Posted: December 11, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning will be closed for staff professional development on Thursday, Dec. 13, from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  This includes CETL's Media Lab (Room 234) and Equipment Pool (Room 133). Also, the centre (including Medial Lab & Equipment Pool) will be closed on Friday, Dec. 14, from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m., so staff may enjoy a holiday gathering. Article Contact...

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UGSW Collective Agreement Workshops for Graduate, Directors , Secretaries and Faculty-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 11, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Human Resources & Organizational Development and the Union of Graduate Student Workers (representing graduate student employees working as graduate student research assistants (GSRAs) and teaching assistants (GSTAs)) are hosting a Joint Workshop to discuss the UGSW Collective Agreement and the various requirements and obligations of Faculty members, Directors of Graduate Studies and...

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UNB Saint John to host new NB-IRDT satellite location-SJ

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Posted: December 11, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A new satellite location of the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) has been launched on the UNB Saint John campus in what will soon be a shared facility with Statistics Canada Research Data Centre (RDC), expected to open next spring. This is one of two similar locations, the other is located at Universite de Moncton, to become the first data facilities of their...

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Food Service December Break - UNB Saint John-SJ

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Posted: December 10, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that food service hours and availability will change due to the holiday break: Commons Cafe - will close on December 14 at 6 p.m. and will reopen on January 7. Tim Hortons will close at 4 p.m. on December 17 and will reopen on January 7.  Self service coffee will be complimentary from December 18 to December 21 in the Faculty Staff Lounge and at the Baird Dining...

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Last Minute Christmas Shopping-SJ

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Posted: December 10, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNBSJ Bookstore will hold a two-day sale - Tuesday, Dec. 11 and Wednesday, Dec. 12 (in-store only) There will be 25 per cent off most UNB Clothing and Giftware. The bookstore is open from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.   Article Contact Information Contact: Charlene Elaine Parfitt Email Address: Charlene.Parfitt@unb.ca

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Notice of Closure - Office of the Registrar-FR

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Posted: December 10, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Registrar's Office will be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 11, from 2 - 3 p.m., in order for the staff to participate in a Holiday function.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.   Article Contact Information Contact: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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Procurement Services Assistant Manager Mark McGeehan Retirement Meet and Greet-FR

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Posted: December 10, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join us in bringing best wishes to Procurement Services, Assistant Manager, Mark McGeehan for a Retirement gathering on Friday, Dec. 14, from 2 - 3:30 p.m., in the Financial Services Boardroom, located in the Physics/Admin building.  Article Contact Information Contact: Julie Hynes Email Address: Julie.Hynes@unb.ca

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Registration for URec Winter Fee-Based Programs Now Open-FR

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Posted: December 10, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


It's that time of year again! Registration for URec winter fee-based programs is now open.  Choose from a variety of programs, including: Reformer Pilates: Specialized Pilates programs with small group numbers.  Silver Series: Designed for older adults seeking to develop or maintain a healthy, active lifestyle. General Population: Pilates (mat and barre!) and Yoga...

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Reminder: WebTimeEntry Cut-off Dates for December 28, 2018 Pay-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 10, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As a reminder, Payroll Services will begin processing the final pay of December at 11 a.m., Monday, December 17, 2018.  The start date for the pay run is one week earlier than usual as the university will be closed for the holidays when the normal pay run would occur. For employee's using WebTimeEntry - it is imperative that all hours worked for the pay period are...

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Status update of bargaining with Unifor Local 4505-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 10, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The University of New Brunswick and UNIFOR  Local 4504 (representing the SALAC and GLTA bargaining units) are pleased to advise that they have reached a tentative three-year collective agreement (October 1, 2018 – September 30, 2021) that will be presented to members and the Board of Governors with a unanimous recommendation for ratification. Details will be released once this...

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Funding Opportunity - Teaching and Learning Priority Fund Call for Submissions-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


The CETL annual call for submissions for the Teaching and Learning Priority Fund (Fredericton campus) is now underway. Submissions are accepted online via e-services, and submission deadline is Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. Would you like to try something new in your class that results in more effective and efficient student learning? Is there a project you’ve considered but don’t have...

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NB-IRDT satellite site launch-SJ

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

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You are invited to attend the official launch of the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) Saint John satellite site at UNB Saint John. This is one of two similar locations to become the first data facilities of their kind in Canada to house both federal and provincial administrative data securely. This event will be held Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 10 a.m. in the...

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Personal mail and parcels on UNB Fredericton campus-FR

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

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As a reminder, the UNB Mail Room and delivery service is for the exclusive use of university-related activities, which includes service to individuals who live in residence. Accordingly, due to volumes, the UNB Mail Room is unable to process and deliver mail or parcels of a personal nature to staff and faculty. This includes the use of inter-office mail system. Your continued cooperation in...

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UNBF VP Holiday Reception-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


George MacLean, and the Office of the Vice-President Academic, are pleased to invite you to a Holiday Reception on Tuesday, Dec. 11, from 2 – 4 p.m., in the Great Hall, Sir Howard Douglas Hall.  Please join us as we welcome the approach of the Holiday Season! Article Contact Information Contact: Keri Regier Email Address: kregier@unb.ca

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Early closure of Counselling Services-FR

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

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UNB Counselling Services will be closing at 3 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, for a staff event.  Article Contact Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address: tjones@unb.ca

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Financial Services closed for extended lunch on Dec. 14-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


UNBF Financial Services will be closed for an extended lunch on Friday, Dec. 14, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., to allow staff to attend a holiday luncheon.  Article Contact Information Contact: Jennifer Mazerolle Email Address: jenmaz@unb.ca

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UNB English Language Programme Tuesday evening courses-FR

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

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On Tuesday evenings, the UNBF English Language Programme offers English as a Second Language for Academic Purposes and Exploration of Literary English for Non-Anglophones to students whose first language is not English. These classes are offered January through April in a three-hour block per week. Undergraduate and graduate and credit and non-credit classes are available. AESL 1012...

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Community of individuals who affiliate with a Jewish identity-FR and SJ

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

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Are you a faculty member, graduate or undergraduate student, or staff member at UNB or STU? Do you affiliate or have family members who affiliate with a cultural, ethnic, or religious Jewish identity? Are you interested in linking up with other Jewish-affiliated individuals? We are looking into establishing a community to get together for occasional food, socializing and fun. If you would...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, The Happy Prince -FR

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

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The Monday Night Film Series will present 'The Happy Prince' on Monday, Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102.  The last days of Oscar Wilde - and the ghosts that haunted them - are vividly evoked in Rupert Everett's directorial debut The Happy Prince. Everett gives a career defining performance as Wilde, physically and emotionally embodying the literary genius as he lives out his last...

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

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

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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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CETL Offers December D2L Brightspace Sessions-FR

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Posted: December 4, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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CETL is hosting two D2L (Brightspace) workshops in December.  The workshop titles, dates and times are listed below: Using Quizzes in D2L Brightspace – Monday, Dec. 10 (10 – 11:30 a.m.) In this workshop, participants will learn how to create, manage and grade quizzes. You’ll learn about the Question Library and how to create a variety of question types. We’ll also...

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CETL Offers Diploma in University Teaching Program-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 4, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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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...

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Financial Services Annual United Way Silent Auction is now Live-FR

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Posted: December 4, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Live bidding is now open for the 5th Annual UNB Financial Services Silent Auction in support of the United Way. Bidding ends on Friday, Dec. 7 at 1 p.m.  Please click on the link to access the auction and start your bidding!   Please note: When you click on each individual item, you will find a more detailed description as well as who it was donated by, and, links to more...

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Fredericton campus 2019-2020 capital submissions deadline - December 10-FR

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Posted: December 4, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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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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ITS Office - Head Hall, closed for an extended lunch-FR

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Posted: December 4, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The ITS Department in Head Hall (D Level) will be closed for an extended lunch on Friday, Dec. 7, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., to allow our staff to attend a holiday luncheon.  The IT Service Desk located in the Harriet Irving Library (HIL) will remain open during this time. If you have any questions, please contact the IT Service Desk at 457-2222 or itservicedesk@unb.ca.   Article...

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MMFC's Associate Director Rina Arseneault's Retirement party-FR

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Posted: December 4, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please join us in bringing good wishes to MMFC's Associate Director, Rina Arseneault's retirement on Thursday, Dec.  6, from 1 - 4 p.m., at the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre. Rina is retiring after 25 years with the Centre. Article Contact Information Contact: Kim Wade Email Address: kwade@unb.ca

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Notice of Closure - UNBF Registrar's Office-FR

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Posted: December 4, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNBF Registrar's Office will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 6, from 8:45 - 10:15 a.m., to permit all staff to participate in a staff meeting.  Article Contact Information Contact: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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Physics Seminar - Visible Light Emission from Silicon-Based Nanostructures-FR

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Posted: December 4, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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At the next UNB Physics Department Seminar on Thursday, Dec. 6, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204, Zahra Khatami, UNB, will present 'Visible Light Emission from Silicon-Based Nanostructures.' “Computer chips are everywhere, cell phones, tablets have revolutionized our world. Silicon has long been established as the material of choice for these chips known...

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UNB Card Office closed for an extended lunch-FR

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Posted: December 4, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB Card Office located in the SUB (room 106) will be closed on Friday, Dec. 7, from 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., to allow our staff to attend a holiday luncheon. To deposit money on your UCard during this time, please visit the UCard PHIL station in the Harriet Irving Library (bills only), go to UCard Online (via the myUNB Portal), or use the UCard App. If you have any questions, please...

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A Taste of L'Acadie-FR

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Posted: December 3, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Come and enjoy “A Taste of L’Acadie,” the first in a new series of one-day Acadian cooking classes. Join instructor and home cook Nina Savoie-Colwell in this Leisure Learning workshop on Sunday, Dec. 9, from 1-5 p.m. Enjoy a hearty menu of Acadian Savory Fishcakes (salted cod) as an appetizer, followed by a main dish of Poutine Rapee (classic Acadian poutine is a ball of...

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Bank of Montreal Campus Branch Move-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 3, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As an update to the Branch closure communication sent recently, Treasury Services kindly asks departments to not exchange deposit keys for new ones at this time.  Further direction will be provided at a later date on future night deposit procedures.   Any questions or concerns about the Branch move can be directed to Shauna Woodside at 506-453-4730 or shauna.woodside@unb.ca. Article...

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Finals UNB Fall 2018 Schedule-FR

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Posted: December 3, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Students are encouraged to take a break from studying to enjoy some free activities and food. All students are welcome at all events. Sponsored by the team at UNB Fredericton Student Services. Candy Canes on Campus Monday, Dec. 10, 10 a.m. - Noon; various campus locations Colour Me Calm Tuesday, Dec. 12, 1 - 4 p.m.;...

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Fredericton Campus Skate-Drive-FR

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Posted: December 3, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Do you have a pair of skates that you’re no longer using? In order to increase accessibility for all students to participate in URec’s Open Skate on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 12 – 1:15 p.m., at the Aitken Centre, a skate-drive will take place on the Fredericton campus between November 13 and December 6. We are looking to build a skate bank of 12-15 pairs of skates, from...

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ISAO Lunch and Learn -FR

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Posted: December 3, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Come and join us for our last Lunch and Learn for this semester on Thursday, Dec. 6, from 12 - 1 p.m., SUB 103.  At this session, we will be discussing about "High Context vs Low Context Culture and what it may affect communication." Make sure to bring your packed lunch with you. Looking forward to seeing everyone there. Article Contact Information Contact: Hillary Nguyen Email...

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National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women - December 6-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 3, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Two memorial events will be held in Fredericton and Saint John to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women and to remember the 14 women whose lives were lost during the Montreal Massacre on December 6, 1989.  Speakers at both events will memorialize the victims, talk about current issues relating to gender-based violence, and discuss what can be done to...

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Romantic Partners of Individuals with Chronic Pain Wanted for an Online Survey-FR and SJ

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Posted: December 3, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Researchers from the Department of Psychology are looking for partners of individuals with chronic pain to complete an anonymous online survey that is expected to take approximately 15 minutes to complete. The purpose of the survey is to validate a new questionnaire that focuses on partners’ adjustment to their spouse’s chronic pain. All partners who complete the survey...

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Second annual New Brunswick Education Research Symposium-FR

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Posted: December 3, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB Faculty of Education is hosting the second annual Education Research Symposium on April 17, 2019. Researchers from post-secondary institutions in New Brunswick are invited to share their research related to K-12 education with educators from the New Brunswick Department of Education and Early Childhood Development and the four Anglophone school districts. We are inviting four...

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Therapeutic paws on campus-SJ

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Posted: December 3, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB Saint John campus ministry team and the SRC are pleased to announce that the Therapy Paws (dogs and a cat) will be coming to the Saint John campus on Tuesday, Dec. 4, from 12:30 - 3 p.m., in the upstairs lobby of the Ward Chipman building. Article Contact Information Contact: Kayla McAllister Email Address: Kayla.McAllister@unb.ca

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UNBF Safety Newsletter - Winter walking, WHMIS posters and space heaters-FR

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Posted: December 3, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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This newsletter focuses on getting around campus in winter conditions, WHMIS 2015 legislation, posters on campus, space heater requirements, and some general updates on training and waste collection. Please take a minute to review the newsletter, and do not hesitate to contact the EHS office with any questions or comments (506-453-5075, safety@unb.ca). Article Contact Information Contact:...

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UNBF Team Launches Video to support Safe Learning Environments in Nursing-FR

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Posted: December 3, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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This week, a team of nursing faculty, staff, and experts in student accessibility and human rights from UNBF is launching a video focused on supporting nursing students with a disability during their clinical placements. This video is based on research done with nursing students with a disability from across Canada. It reflects their stories, how having a disability affects clinical learning,...

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Bell Let's Talk fund grant announced during opening of Psychological Wellness Centre's new location-FR

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Posted: November 29, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Psychological Wellness Centre (PWC) at the University of New Brunswick has received a $19,500 Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund grant to help expand the centre’s group therapy program for adolescents and teens. The grant was announced during the opening of the centre’s new location in the C.C. Jones Student Services Centre on the UNB Fredericton campus. The PWC’s...

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Business Admin. Society holiday market-SJ

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Posted: November 29, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Business Admin. Society presents its annual holiday market on Thursday, Dec. 6, at 9 a.m. outside the Ganong Lecture Theatre. Get your holiday shopping done early and support students.   Accepting vendors until Friday, Nov. 30. Contact basinfo@unb.ca with questions or applications. Article Contact Information Contact: Jason Richard Walsh Email Address: jwalsh4@unb.ca

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CETL Kaleidoscope Teaching Showcase is Back-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 29, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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​Join us for our 13th annual teaching showcase on Friday, Dec. 7 (Reading Day), from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 261. CETL will bring together faculty members, instructors and others interested in enhancing the learning experience of UNB students at this teaching showcase. Registration and refreshments from 8:30 – 8:45 a.m., followed by opening...

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Deadline for 2018-2019 Winter Work-Study Program-FR

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Posted: November 29, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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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 deadine to apply for funding is Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, 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”...

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Dr. Gary Saunders appointed UNB Fredericton dean of science-FR

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Posted: November 29, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Dr. Gary Saunders has been named dean of science on our Fredericton campus. Dr. Saunders has been acting dean of science since July 2017. He is a professor of biology and chaired the biology department for eight years.  Dr. Saunders joined UNB in 1995 as an assistant professor and has held various roles over the years, including two research chairs, and UNB Fredericton’s Marine...

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Engineering lecture - The Stable Salt Reactor, a new class of reactor to suit all markets-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 29, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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With announcement of a nuclear research cluster, and private investment by Moltex Energy Canada into New Brunswick with their small modular reactor design, the New Brunswick Branch of the Canadian Nuclear Society, UNB’s Centre for Nuclear Energy Research (CNER) and the faculty of engineering are pleased to offer an informal mixer and lecture to learn more about the Moltex Stable Salt...

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Recycle your old personal electronics in a UNBF e-waste bin-FR

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Posted: November 29, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Do you have old or broken electronic devices at home that you’re not sure what to do with? UNB has three e-waste recycling bins on the Fredericton campus to make it easy for you to dispose of small, unwanted personal electronic items, from batteries and inkjet cartridges to cell phones and digital cameras. Help make UNBF and our community a little greener by bringing your e-waste to one...

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UNB researcher contributes to BBC Earth short documentary-SJ

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Posted: November 29, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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A marine researcher from UNB’s Saint John campus has contributed to a BBC Earth short documentary focused on aquaculture. “Our Blue Planet: Aquaculture could be the future of food” was shared by BBC Earth’s Facebook page last week. It delves into how marine aquaculture may solve future food crises as the world’s population increases, and calls for the development...

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Winter parking regulations -FR

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Posted: November 29, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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This is a reminder to all vehicle owners who park their vehicle on campus overnight that the UNB Winter Parking Regulations will be in effect between Dec. 1 and March 31. The regulations prohibit parking along the streets between midnight and 7 a.m. Upon notice of an impending snow storm, vehicles also have to be moved from all parking lots to one of four designated storm lots (C.C. Jones lot,...

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29th Annual December 6th Memorial Service-SJ

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Posted: November 28, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The 29th Annual December 6th Memorial Service will take place on Thursday, Dec. 6, from 6 - 7 p.m., in the Mary Oland Theatre, NB Museum in Market Square. Every year since the tragedy of December 6th, 1989, UNB Saint John has held a memorial to honour the memories of those 14 young women who were senselessly killed because they wanted to become engineers.  But, unfortunately, gender-based...

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Deadline to Submit Summer Term 2019 Courses - Fredericton-FR

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Posted: November 28, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Faculties and departments on the Fredericton campus are encouraged to submit their course requests now for Summer Term 2019 through eServices.  The deadline to submit Summer Term courses is Friday, Nov. 30.  A Planning and Guidelines document is available to assist you in the course planning and submission processes.  To acquire this document, and for more...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Colette -FR

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Posted: November 28, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Monday Night Film Series will present 'Colette' on Monday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102.  Based on the life of Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (Keira Knightley, The Imitation Game; Anna Karenina), the film follows Colette through her marriage to Henry Gauthier-Villars (Dominic West, The Square; Genius), who quickly whisks Colette away from her quiet and humble life in the...

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Seawolves Basketball-SJ

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Posted: November 28, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves basketball teams on Sunday, Dec. 2, versus the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus Rams! The women's tip off is scheduled for 1 p.m., followed by the men at 3 p.m. Come howl with the Wolves! Visit ACAA.ca for season schedules, results and statistics. Article Contact Information Contact: Natasha Kelly Email Address: nkelly@unb.ca

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Teaching Awards Reception-FR

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Posted: November 28, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Join us on Friday, Nov. 30, from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m., in the President’s Lounge of the Alumni Memorial Building in Fredericton for UNB's annual Celebrating Teaching Excellence reception to recognize our most recent teaching award recipients. Come, relax and reconnect with your colleagues. We look forward to seeing you.   Snacks are provided and a cash bar will be...

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Therapeutic paws on campus-SJ

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Posted: November 28, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB Saint John campus ministry team and the SRC are pleased to announce that the Therapy Paws (dogs and a cat) will be coming to the Saint John campus on Tuesday, Dec. 4, from 12:30 - 3 p.m., in the upstairs lobby of the Ward Chipman building. Article Contact Information Contact: Kayla McAllister Email Address: Kayla.McAllister@unb.ca

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UNBF VP Holiday Reception -FR

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Posted: November 28, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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George MacLean, and the Office of the Vice-President Academic, are pleased to invite you to a Holiday Reception on Tuesday, Dec. 11, from 2 – 4 p.m., in the Great Hall, Sir Howard Douglas Hall.  Please join us as we welcome the approach of the Holiday Season! Article Contact Information Contact: Keri Regier Email Address: kregier@unb.ca

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Ballroom Blitz-FR

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Posted: November 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Subtowne's Big Clothing Sale in the SUB Ballroom! Ballroom Blitz Hours: Nov. 28 - Nov. 30: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Dec. 1: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Dec. 2: 12 - 5 p.m. Dec. 3 & Dec. 4: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Dec. 5: Last Day 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Come check out the great deals! Article Contact Information Contact: Becky Sullivan Email Address: bsulliva@unb.ca

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Bananaland - Film and Panel Discussion-FR

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Posted: November 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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A Banana Land Film Screening & Panel Discussion marking the 90th Anniversary of the Banana Massacre will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 4 p.m. in Kierstead Hall, 103. For consumers, bananas are a delicious and nutritious start to to the day, a healthy snack and a fixture in our fruit bowls. For millions of residents in the banana lands, the production of bananas means social upheaval,...

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Candidate for MMFC Associate Director Public Presentation-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Silke Brabander, candidate for the position of Associate Director at the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research (MMFC), will give a presentation on Friday, Nov. 30 at 3 p.m. in the Community Room (downstairs) of the MMFC at UNB Fredericton. The presentation, Assessing Danger in Abusive Relationships: An Overview of Intimate Partner Violence and Risk Factors for...

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Changes to Video Conference Support-SJ

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Posted: November 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Effective January 2, 2019, a new self-serve model for supporting video conference calls between the Saint John and Fredericton campuses will be implemented. The ISS department is pleased to report that efforts to standardize services, increase stability and disseminate instructions have been so successful they are confident that now is the time to move forward with this service model. To assist...

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Classroom Survey Closing Soon-SJ

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Posted: November 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB Saint John Classroom Survey is only open until December 3. Don't miss your chance to provide us valuable feedback on how well the classrooms are servicing your needs. You can find the survey here. Article Contact Information Contact: Kris Doucet Email Address: kdoucet@unb.ca

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Colleague outage on December 2-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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On Sunday, Dec. 2 from 6 a.m. - 9 a.m. (three hours), ITS will be performing maintenance on Colleague, including upgrading the Colleague User Interface from the current version (5.5) to version 5.6. As a result, the following services will be unavailable during this time: Colleague eServices Some myUNB Portal services Entrinisik Informer Reports UNB Mobile App Web Time Entry WebAdvisor online...

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Exam Prep - Fall 2018-SJ

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Posted: November 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Instructors on the Saint John campus may wish to share this information about exam preparation with their students. Workshops There will be three exam prep workshops leading into final exams: Friday, Nov. 30, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. These identical workshops will be held in K.C. Irving Hall, 106. Each workshop will cover planning,...

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Final regular season home game of 2018-FR

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Posted: November 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Reds women's hockey team hosts the St. Thomas Tommies on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Aitken University Centre. This will be the final regular season home event for all Reds teams in 2018. Come out and support the Reds!   Article Contact Information Contact: Andy Campbell Email Address: Andy.Campbell@unb.ca

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Notice of Closure - Office of the Registrar-FR

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Posted: November 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Registrar's Office on the Fredericton campus will be closed on Friday, Nov. 30, 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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Physics Seminar - Path Integrals in Quantum Gravity-FR

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Posted: November 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The next UNBF Physics department seminar will feature Masooma Ali, UNBF Physics/Math, who will present Path Integrals in Quantum Gravity on Thursday, Nov. 29, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204. “The idea of a path integral for quantum gravity has been around for almost three decades. However, the computation of this path integral is fraught with several technical...

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President's Medals and Distinguished Service Awards-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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This is a reminder that the nomination deadline for the President's Medals and Distinguished Service Awards is Dec. 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...

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Re-thinking Reconciliation-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Mi'kmaq - Wolastoqey Centre is delighted to have Hannah Wyile, PhD candidate in the School of Political Studies at the University of Ottawa, join us on Thursday, Nov. 29, from 2 - 4 p.m., in Marshall d'Avray Hall auditorium, 143. Hannah Wyile studies theories and practices of political reconciliation in Canada. She has an MA in Political Science from the University of Victoria and a BA...

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UNB welcomes the first cannabis health research chair in the country-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Dr. Yang Qu will pioneer a new field of cannabis research and grow the industry from its infancy stage as the Cannabis Health Research Chair at the University of New Brunswick. Dr. Qu is currently at Brock University where he is a post-doctoral fellow in the department of biological sciences. Since 2013, he has been leading a research team in elucidating the biosynthesis of plant-derived...

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Forests, Climate Change, and Biodiversity: A Swedish perspective-FR

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Posted: November 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Prof. Dr. Jonas Rönnberg, Associate Professor and Vice-Dean, Faculty of Forest Sciences, Sveriges LantbruksUniversitet (SLU) (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences), will present a Research Seminar entitled, 'Forests, Climate Change, and Biodiversity: A Swedish perspective' on Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 2 p.m. in the Forestry and Geology Building, 203. Once a myth has become true it is...

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Free surplus furniture -FR

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Posted: November 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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NB-IRDT has the following surplus furniture to give away: • Large grey lockable server cabinet with adjustable shelves. Good condition, doors hinges need slight adjustment. Measures 36” wide x 30” deep x 78 ¼” high. • Large three-piece corner desk. Measures 149” wide from the corner to one end, 155” wide from the corner to the other end. There is...

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Invitation to attend Environmental Earth Science Showcase-FR

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Posted: November 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please stop by to support the ESCI1012 Environmental Science students on Wednesday, Nov. 28, from 12:30 - 1:20 p.m. in the Quartermain Earth Science Centre and Forestry & Geology Building, 104. This year, students are providing their review of a current scientific study in the form of a poster, BLOG or VLOG.  For more information visit the website. Themes include: Origins of Life...

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Research seminar by Dr Alan Hanson -FR

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Posted: November 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Alan Hanson Ph.D., Head of Aquatic Assessment Unit, Canadian Wildlife Service, Sackville, NB, will present the Research Seminar entitled, "Emerging Research Priorities of the Canadian Wildlife Service" on Monday, Nov. 26 at 2 p.m. in the Forestry & Geology Building, 202. The Dominion Wildlife Service was established 70 years ago to address wildlife issues on behalf of the Government of...

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Spa Holiday Gift Ideas-FR

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Posted: November 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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This season, treat your friends, family, and even yourself to some handcrafted, soothing bath and body products! You'll make your own bath bombs, lip balms, and skin lotions all featuring essential oils at this Leisure Learning workshop on Saturday, Dec. 1. You will also make our own gift packaging, so everything is ready to give! This will be a hit for everyone on your list. For...

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Theatre UNB Presents No Exit and The Real Inspector Hound-FR

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Posted: November 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Theatre UNB’s first production of the 2018-19 season features a pair of renowned one-act plays inspired by existentialist philosophy and the Theatre of the Absurd. In Tom Stoppard’s metatheatrical comedy The Real Inspector Hound, a pair of theatre critics watching a formulaic Agatha Christie-style murder mystery are drawn on stage into the play, with results that are both deadly and...

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Conference Services to Host Fredericton Chamber of Commerce holiday event -FR

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Posted: November 25, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Conference Services is excited to be hosting the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce Holiday business after hours networking event at the Wu Conference Center on Dec. 6 from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. As a proud member of the Fredericton Chamber, UNB’s Conference Services Team warmly invites all UNB staff to attend this event.  If you are interested in attending, please use this link to...

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Heartbeat and Ceol - Half a Christmas Concert -SJ

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Posted: November 25, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Enjoy the music of Heartbeat! (The Tucker Park Choir) and Ceol's (the Ceilidh Band) "Half a Christmas Concert" on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 7 p.m. at the Saint John Arts Centre. All are welcome to attend. Article Contact Information Contact: Andrea Kikuchi Email Address: lorenzo@unb.ca

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New service at the UNBF Registrar's Office-FR

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Posted: November 25, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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To better serve our current students and university community members, the Fredericton Registrar’s Office is pleased to offer Debit Services for payment. Please note credit card payments will continue to be a payment option while cash transactions are no longer offered. The Registrar’s Office accepts payment for Transcripts, Academic Letters, Final Course Grade Reviews,...

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Prenatal home visiting with UNB nursing students-FR

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Posted: November 25, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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We are now recruiting for prenatal home visiting with UNB nursing students for January and February 2019. This is a free service offered to pregnant families. How it works: Two students will visit four times, each visit lasting approximately one hour, with an expectant person/family at a time and location convenient for the pregnant client. The visits generally take place in the family's home...

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UNBF wireless upgrades-FR

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Posted: November 25, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Between Monday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 30, 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: Alumni Memorial BMO Centre Incutech Building #1 Incutech Building #2 Lady Beaverbrook Gym Memorial Hall Neville Homestead South Gym UNBEA Building 10 As the ITS team replaces the...

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Discover Metal Smithing-FR

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Posted: November 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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This Sunday, Nov. 25, explore the basics of metal smithing jewelry in a fully equipped studio. After a brief safety orientation, you'll learn about the basics of sawing, hammering and filing to create a one-of-a-kind pendant. The second part of this Leisure Learning class builds on the concepts introduced, and explores interior space cutting, doming and high polish finishing. You’ll...

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Election of Contract Academic Employee-at-Large to Fredericton Senate-FR

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Posted: November 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The deadline for voting in the election of one (1) Fredericton Contract Academic Employee to fill the one vacant contract academic employee-at-large position on Fredericton was 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. The ballots have now been tabulated and I am pleased to announce that Robert Krausz, Faculty of Science, has been elected to Fredericton Senate. The term of office will be 13 November...

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Faculty of Kinesiology Master's Thesis Proposal - Tom MacRae - MASRS -FR and SJ

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Posted: November 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Master of Arts in Sport and Recreation Studies (MASRS) Thesis Proposal Oral Examination entitled, "Channeling Athletes to Championships: The Management of Early and Late Sport Specialization of Athletes in the Maritime Provinces", by Tom MacRae will take place on Nov. 26 at 2 p.m. in the Kinesiology Building, 204. Abstract: The purposed thesis research will examine the adaption and...

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Film screening - Silver Wave films from UNB students and alumni -FR

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Posted: November 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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As a celebration of UNB filmmakers, Frictive Pictures will be holding a one-time screening of films by UNB students and alumni that played at the Silver Wave Film Festival. The screening will be held in the Milham Room of the Harriet Irving Library, UNB Fredericton, on Nov. 26 from 12 - 1 p.m. We will be playing: Small Town Danger, directed by current UNB...

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Get hooked on crochet -FR

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Posted: November 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Looking for something to do this weekend? Join artist Kim Bent in an introductory crochet workshop, and discover the world of this unique fibre art, on Saturday, Nov. 24, from 1-5 p.m.  While more experienced learners are welcome, the focus is on basic activities and skills. Learn how to make a “granny square” (or is it a diamond?). These are the basic building blocks...

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Investigate the world of self-publishing and marketing-FR

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Posted: November 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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If you've written a novel (or are thinking about it), and wondered, "now what?", investigate the world of self-publishing & marketing in a one-day Leisure Learning workshop on Saturday, Nov. 24. With millions of eBooks available online, getting your book noticed can seem like a monumental task. The good news is, standing out from the crowd isn't as daunting a task as you might think. With...

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Reminder - Bi-Campus Conversation Financial Update and Budget Planning-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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All faculty, staff and students are invited to a bi-campus conversation about UNB’s financial update on Friday, Nov. 23, with Vice-President Administration and Finance Karen Cunningham, Vice-President (Saint John) Robert MacKinnon and Vice-President Academic (Fredericton) George MacLean. The event will feature information about UNB’s financial results and budget...

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Canada Post says to expect prolonged delivery delays - Facilities Management-FR

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Posted: November 21, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management wished to advise the campus community that Canada Post is now into their fifth week of rotating strikes and it has touched virtually every Canada Post facility and every Canadian address so far. Expect prolonged delivery delays. The postal service remains operational, but Canada Post has advised commercial customers that it is not able to honour its delivery standards for...

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Creating Space Building LGBTQ Positive Spaces at UNB workshop-FR

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Posted: November 21, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Office of Human Rights and Positive Environment, the 203 Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity, CETL and the Presidential Bi-Campus Committee on Equity, Diversity and Human Rights are hosting a two-hour workshop titled Creating Space: Building LGBTQ+ Positive Spaces at UNB. Participants will be engaged in an interactive event designed to further educate UNB students, faculty and staff who...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Mary Shelley -FR

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Posted: November 21, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Monday Night Film Series will present 'Mary Shelley' on Monday, Nov. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. Directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour (Wadjda) and starring Elle Fanning (The Beguiled; 20th Century Women), Mary Shelley depicts the author as a fiercely modern 19th-century woman, and her Frankenstein as the product of unbridled imagination and profound grief. Daughter of political...

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Physics Seminar - Coupling Through Dynamics in the Terrestrial Atmosphere-FR

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Posted: November 21, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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William Ward, UNBF Physics, will present "Coupling Through Dynamics in the Terrestrial Atmosphere"at the next UNB Physics Department Seminar on Thursday, Nov. 22, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204. “Of all the complex macroscopic physical systems that we know, the terrestrial atmosphere is probably the one studied in most detail. It is a physical system which...

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Seawolves Basketball-SJ

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Posted: November 21, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves basketball teams on Sunday, Nov. 25, versus the University of Kings College Blue Devils! The women's tip off is scheduled for 12 p.m., followed by the men at 2 p.m. Come howl with the Wolves! Visit ACAA.ca for season schedules, results and statistics. Article Contact Information Contact: Natasha Kelly Email Address:...

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Fire Hydrant Flushing on Saint John campus-SJ

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Posted: November 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please be advised that routine fire hydrant flushing/painting will take place on the Saint John campus on November 22, 2018.  As a result, you may experience a temporary discoloration of water which will dissipate.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.     Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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Grand opening of Psychological Wellness Centre and funding announcement from Bell-FR

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Posted: November 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Join us Thursday, Nov. 29 at 11 a.m. on the lower level of the C.C. Jones Student Services Centre for the grand opening of the Psychological Wellness Centre and a special announcement from the Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund. Please RSVP to devdr@unb.ca by Nov. 28.     Article Contact Information Contact: Nancy Bastedo Email Address: devdr@unb.ca

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Last week for the Co-Curricular Program contest-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Students can keep track of all of the extra-curricular activities they’ve been involved with during their time at UNB by participating in the Co-Curricular Program.  Not only will the program help them get involved in their local campus and community, but it will help them keep track of all of their completed activities as well. It is always a good time to sign up for the program as...

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PHOTOVOICE Interfaith Photo Exhibit at the UNB Art Centre - new opening date-FR

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Posted: November 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Join us for the final exhibit of the year PHOTOVOICE: Seeing Religion- Muslim and Christian Interfaith Dialogue which is now open to the public and runs through December 14. This exhibit probes the lived experience of faith from two seemingly divergent perspectives. The rescheduled opening is set for Thursday, Nov. 22, from 5 - 7 p.m. Since the beginning of the fall term, a group of Muslim and...

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UNB Saint John Classroom Survey-SJ

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Posted: November 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The semi-annual Classroom Survey is underway again. Please take a very quick moment to provide us valuable feedback into how you are using the classrooms and how we can improve them to serve you better. The survey can be accessed here. Article Contact Information Contact: Kris Doucet Email Address: kdoucet@unb.ca

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UNB Syllabus Template-FR

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Posted: November 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Looking ahead to the winter 2019 term, a UNB course syllabus template is available for faculty and instructors' convenience, if they find it useful (last item on the right-side menu): http://www.unb.ca/fredericton/cetl/tls/resources/index.html.  It has up-to-date information about UNB academic policies and various academic services available to students. Use what fits your situation and...

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Wabanaki Collection-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Did you know that with Wabanaki Collection it's easy to find information on the topics you are researching or those in which you are interested? Check out the video to find out how easy our collection is to navigate! https://bit.ly/2FyHrB6 Article Contact Information Contact: Natasha Brewer Email Address: njbrewer@unb.ca

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38th Dineen Memorial Lecture-SJ

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Posted: November 19, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The 38th Dineen Memorial Lecture will be held on Thursday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre. Jeanette M. Southwood, FCAE, FEC, LL.D. (h.c.), P.Eng., IntPE, Vice-President, Corporate Affairs and Strategic Partnerships for Engineers Canada, will present “Leaders Don’t Journey Alone: Collaboration, diversity and innovation for our resilient future.” Light...

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Call for nominations for Neil Scott Educational Leadership Award-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 19, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Senates’ Teaching Awards Committee is currently accepting nominations for the Neil Scott Educational Leadership Award. If you know of a worthy candidate, please identify him/her to your dean or department chair by Friday, Jan. 4, 2019. The deadline for deans and chairs to submit nominations to the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning is Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. The purpose of this...

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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: November 19, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Do you know an excellent teacher? If so, nominate her/him for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart 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 following the...

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Consulate General of Korea Information Session-FR

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Posted: November 19, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Information session/Q&A session for students who might be interested in studying, working or visiting Korea will be held on Thursday, Nov. 22, from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 303. Two programs that we are going to address are Working holiday program and English teaching programs funded by the Korean government which are TaLK and EPIK. Official links are included...

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Early Closure of SUB Cafeteria Atrium on November 22-FR

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Posted: November 19, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please be advised that on Thursday, Nov. 22, the entire SUB Cafeteria/Atrium will close early due to the Faculty of Business Administration Awards Dinner.  Tim Hortons will close at 3 p.m. and Marketplace will close at 1 p.m. Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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Faculty of Kinesiology Masters Thesis Proposal - Karlie Sun - MASRS -FR and SJ

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Posted: November 19, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Master of Arts in Sport and Recreation Studies (MASRS) Thesis Proposal Oral Examination entitled, "A Phenomenological Exploration on Chinese Sports Fans' Experience of Using Social Media to Maintain Fanship," by Karlie Sun will take place Wednesday Nov. 21 at 2 p.m. in the Kinesiology building, 204.  Abstract: The use of social media within sport context is attracting increased attention...

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Lorenzo Reading Series to feature author Jan Wong-SJ

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Posted: November 19, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Author Jan Wong will read from Apron Strings on Sunday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. in the Whitebone Lounge. Apron Strings has been shortlisted for the 2018 Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick Book Award for non-fiction and longlisted for the 2018 RBC Taylor Prize. Jan Wong knows food is better when shared, so when she set out to write a book about home cooking in France, Italy and China, she asked...

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MusicUNB presents Golden Bach by Peter Allen-FR

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Posted: November 19, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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MusicUNB presents "Golden Bach" by Peter Allen on Wednesday, Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Ticket Prices: Adult: $30 Senior: $25 Students: $10   The landmark "Goldberg Variations" by Johann Sebastian Bach is one of the most renowned keyboard pieces of all time. Peter Allen performs this important work in its entirety, with his personal technical flair in full...

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Pilot Sessions for Ally and Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples -SJ

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Posted: November 19, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples is a project intended to develop a campus community that affirms, welcomes and supports Indigenous peoples who work, study and visit UNB Saint John.  This innovative program has been designed and developed in collaboration and consultation of Indigenous communities in New Brunswick. Pilot sessions of the...

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Reminder - Experiential Education Survey-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 19, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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In order to gain information about UNB’s strengths and identify areas for improvement in our experiential education offerings, the Office of Experiential Education is partnering with a graduate student in education to complete a needs assessment survey. If you are engaged in experiential education in your classroom, department, or faculty, please complete the survey found...

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Speaker Series-FR

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Posted: November 19, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Sarah King, the new Director of Experiential Learning at UNB, will be speaking on potential opportunities for any interested UNB student.  The session will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 28, from 12 - 1:30 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 303. Lunch will be served.  This is part of the regular Speaker Series lunch and learn exercises. Contact Valerie Whyte at vwhyte@unb.ca for more...

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

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Posted: November 19, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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This session has been rescheduled from it's original date of November 16. Join us on Wednesday, Dec. 12, from 1 – 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...

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Economics Seminar Series with Robert Stewart-FR

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Posted: November 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please join us for the following instalment of the Department of Economics Seminar Series: "Does Macroprudential Regulation Promote Economic Resilience against Systematic Banking Crises? Evidence from Panel Data" with Robert Stewart, University of West Indies and UNB, on Friday, Nov. 23 at 3 p.m. in Singer Hall, 449. Abstract: Financial stability continues to receive heightened attention since...

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Faculty of Business Research Colloquium-SJ

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Posted: November 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB Saint John’s Faculty of Business will hold a Research Colloquium on Friday, Nov. 23, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:10 p.m., in HWK Commons G16. Session 1 (10:30 – 11:15 a.m.) The Effect of Religiosity – Morality Interaction on the Degree of Auditor Independence: An Experimental Study from Egypt Presenter: Dr. Mostaq M. Hussain, Professor, Accounting, Faculty of Business...

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IRCC immigration officer campus visit-FR

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Posted: November 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Every year, the International Student Advisor's Office at UNB invites an Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC, formerly CIC) officer to visit campus to present full details on new and popular immigration programs like Express Entry. Please share this notice and join us (from the start or drop-in) for this information session on: Monday, Nov. 26, from 2 to...

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Research Data Management: Policy, Practice and Strategy-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB Libraries invites all UNB faculty and researchers to attend Research Data Management: Policy, Practice and Strategy, a half-day event on the evolving research data management environment in Canada on Nov. 22, 8:15 a.m. - 12 p.m., Milham Room (Rm. 100) at the Harriet Irving Library. A portion of the morning's sessions will be repeated in the afternoon (12:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.), and...

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Student Technology Fee submissions -SJ

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Posted: November 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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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...

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Win U Card Cash with the UNB Co-Curricular Program-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Keep track of all of the extra-curricular activities you’ve done during your time at UNB by participating in the Co-Curricular Program! Not only will the program help you get involved around your local campus and community, but it will help you keep track of all of your completed activities as well. It is always a good time to sign up for the program as it is self-paced and can be...

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Brown Bag Conversation Series-SJ

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Posted: November 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please join the Faculty of Business in Saint John for the Brown Bag Conversation Series on Monday, Nov. 19, from 12:10 - 1 p.m., in Oland Hall, 120. The topic is: Engaging Students with Active Learning It is open to all interested faculty/staff. Article Contact Information Contact: Emin Civi Email Address: ecivi@unb.ca

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CETL hosts annual Celebrating Excellence event-FR

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Posted: November 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Join us on Friday, Nov. 30, from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m., in the President’s Lounge of the Alumni Memorial Building in Fredericton in celebration of excellent teaching at UNB and our most recent teaching award recipients. Come, relax and reconnect with your colleagues. We look forward to seeing you.   Snacks are provided and a cash bar will be available. 2018 Award...

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Cybersecurity tour in New Brunswick-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Canada Business, CyberNB, the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity (CIC), and Bulletproof are pleased to offer a series of cybersecurity workshops around the province to New Brunswick companies. These workshops are intended to provide information that will support industries by raising awareness and ensuring that all organizations are cyber secure. Sessions...

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Dr. Barry Blight Seminar - Chemistry-FR

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Posted: November 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The department of chemistry (Fredericton) is pleased to have faculty member Dr. Barry Blight present a seminar on "Using the Hydration of Zirconium MOFs to Develop New Functional Materials." Dr. Blight will be outlining his research on the creation of a new reactive-Super-Polymer-Absorbant. Its use is intended as a means for environmental remediation and as a military deterrent. All are welcome...

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Kinesiology Graduate Student Colloquium-FR

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Posted: November 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Three master's students will present at this week's colloquium on Friday, Nov. 16, at 10:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology Building, 208. Christena Dykstra, graduate student in the faculty of kinesiology’s MASRS program, will present on the topic: “Sport Density Analysis: A Municipal Perspective." John McIntosh, graduate student in the faculty of kinesiology’s MBA SRM...

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Mourning the passing of staff member Barbie Doucette-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Dear members of the UNB community, It is with great sadness that I share news of the passing of staff member Barbie Doucette, on Nov. 11 at the age of 36. Please join me in offering condolences to Barbie’s family, friends and colleagues. Barbie was an accommodations facilitator in the Student Accessibility Centre at UNB Fredericton. Barbie was on leave from UNB, having recently given...

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Still time to register for UNB Fredericton s Business Awards Dinner-FR

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Posted: November 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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You still have time to register for UNB Fredericton's 31st Annual Business Awards Dinner. Join us in celebrating the success of our top student scholars, successful alumni, and generous donors. Certificates of Achievement will be given to Brian Johnson (BBA '78), President & Owner of Kingswood Ventures Inc., and John Craig (BBA '74), CEO and former President of Craig manufacturing Ltd. A...

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Storm closure procedures-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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With winter weather approaching, we wanted to remind you to check out UNB’s cancellations and closures information.  The following are campus-specific links for information on how faculty, staff and students are notified during storm closures, either before or during normal work hours: UNB Fredericton UNB Saint John Article Contact Information Contact:...

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The 38th Dineen Memorial Lecture-SJ

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Posted: November 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The 38th Dineen Memorial Lecture will be held at UNB Saint John on Thursday, Nov. 22, at 7 p.m. in the Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre.  Light refreshments will be served.  "Leaders Don’t Journey Alone: Collaboration, diversity and innovation for our resilient future," presented by Jeanette M. Southwood, FCAE, FEC, LL.D. (h.c.), P.Eng., IntPE, Vice President, Corporate Affairs and...

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UNB Forestry and Environmental Management public lecture-FR

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Posted: November 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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On Monday, Nov. 19, William Lahey, president of University of Kings College, Halifax, will be holding a public lecture on “Nova Scotia’s Independent Review of Forestry Practices: Paradigms, Ecological Forestry and Triads.” The lecture will take place at the Wu Centre Auditorium from 7-9 p.m. All are welcome. In his lecture, Mr. Lahey will describe the process of the review,...

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You're invited to the Bi-Campus Conversation - Financial Update and Budget Planning-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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All faculty, staff and students are invited to a bi-campus conversation about UNB’s financial update on Friday, Nov. 23, with Vice-President Administration and Finance Karen Cunningham, Vice-President (Saint John) Robert MacKinnon and Vice-President Academic (Fredericton) George MacLean. The event will feature information about UNB’s financial results and budget...

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BioTalks Dr. Scott Bateman presentation-FR

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Posted: November 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Institute of Biomedical Engineering is pleased to announce the next installment of BioTalks taking place on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 12 p.m. in the RN Scott Hall conference room. Dr. Scott Bateman, Assistant Professor of Computer Science at UNB and director of the UNB Human-Computer Interaction Lab, will present “Can video games inform the design of rehabilitation...

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CETL Hosts Session Tech-Enabled But Not Tech-Dominated Teaching-FR

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Posted: November 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Join facilitators Bryan Crawford (Biology), Nick Hardy (Sociology) and Jon Sensinger (Electrical & Computer Engineering) at this session on Tuesday, Nov. 20, from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 5. At its best, a technologically enabled classroom is a means to an end, assisting instructors by providing them with strong, multi-faceted, and integrated support for multiple kinds of classrooms...

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Experiential Education Survey-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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In order to gain information about UNB's strengths and identify areas for improvement in our experiential education offerings, the Office of Experiential Education is partnering with a graduate student in education to complete a needs assessment survey. If you are engaged in experiential education in your classroom, department, or faculty, please complete the survey found...

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ISAO Winter Clothing Drive - again-FR

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Posted: November 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The International Student Advisor's Office (ISAO) will continue its winter clothing drive this month as it has had so many drop-ins, and everything is almost gone. If you have winter clothes that you'd like to give away, please consider donating them - we are looking for clean and gently used winter items such as hats, toques, mittens, gloves, scarves, etc.  The process for...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, What They Had -FR

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Posted: November 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Monday Night Film Series will present 'What They Had' on Monday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102.  From first-time writer/director Elizabeth Chomko, What They Had centers on a family in crisis. Bridget (Hilary Swank) returns home to Chicago at her brother's (Michael Shannon) urging to deal with her ailing mother (Blythe Danner) and her father's (Robert Forster) reluctance to...

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Seawolves Basketball-SJ

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Posted: November 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves basketball teams on Sunday, Nov. 18, versus the St Thomas University Tommies! The women's tip off is scheduled for 1 p.m., followed by the men at 3 p.m. Come howl with the Wolves! Visit ACAA.ca for season schedules, results and statistics. Article Contact Information Contact: Natasha Kelly Email Address:...

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

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Posted: November 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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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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Bank of Montreal Campus Branch Closure-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The University has been informed that the Bank of Montreal will be closing its branch on the Fredericton campus in March 2019.  We recognize the important role the branch serves on campus and  are investigating various options to replace the services currently offered by the campus branch. We will provide further information as it becomes available.       Should...

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Career Talks networking event for students-FR-SJ

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Posted: November 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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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. We appreciate the support of faculty and staff to help spread the word within your departments and encourage students to attend this incredibly valuable event. Following a speed networking format, students will sit in...

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College of Extended Learning closed morning of November 15-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The College of Extended Learning will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.,  to allow staff to attend a staff event. We apologize for any inconvenience. Article Contact Information Contact: Ann Smith Email Address: asmith@unb.ca

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CUPE 3339 Children's Christmas Party-SJ

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Posted: November 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Again this year, CUPE 3339, UNB Saint John Support Staff, will hold a Children’s Christmas Party on Saturday, Dec. 22, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., in the Hans W. Klohn Commons.  The party is open to children/grandchildren (12 years old and under) of all UNB Saint John campus employees. The deadline to register for the Children’s Christmas Party is Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018....

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Faculty of Kinesiology Masters Thesis Proposal - Andrew Cardenas - MSESS -FR and SJ

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Posted: November 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Master of Science in Exercise and Sport Science (MSESS) Thesis Proposal Oral entitled, A Comparison of computer Workstation Postures: Dynamic Sitting, Traditional Sitting and Standing, by Andrew Cardenas, will take place Friday, Nov. 16 at 1 p.m. in the Kinesiology Building, 208.  Abstract:  This study will examine the biomechanical and neuromuscular responses to a scheduled...

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UNB named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2019.  A record number of applicants were received, with UNB being one of five Canadian universities recognized and the only Atlantic Canadian university. Some of the reasons UNB was selected as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers (2019) include: UNB starts the majority of its new employees with three...

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Warm Up with Tai Chi-FR

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Posted: November 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Get out of the cold and warm-up with Leisure Learning's "Tai Chi for Health," starting this Thursday evening. Tai Chi is a Chinese martial art form practiced with relatively slow movement. It is graceful, easy to learn, and can be beneficial to people in almost all health conditions. Over the course of five classes, you'll focus on the popular Yang Style of Tai Chi. Master Tai Chi...

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Brian Gilliland to host Speaker Series-FR

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Posted: November 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Brian Gilliland, of Moosehead Breweries, will host the Speaker Series on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at noon in Tilley Hall, 303. All are welcome! Register now! Brian is the Territory Manager at Moosehead Breweries and has been in professional business and business sales for over six years, including the last three years in the growing New Brunswick Beer Industry. Brian is a graduate...

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Early Closure of SUB Cafeteria Atrium-FR

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Posted: November 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please be advised that on Wednesday, Nov. 14, Tim Hortons will close at 3 p.m. and the Marketplace will close at 1 p.m. due to the Faculty of Computer Science Dinner. Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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Fredericton campus 2019-2020 capital submissions deadline-FR

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Posted: November 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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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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Fredericton Campus Skate Drive -FR

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Posted: November 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Do you have a pair of skates that you’re no longer using? In order to increase accessibility for all students to participate in URec’s Open Skate on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 12 – 1:15 p.m., at the Aitken Centre, a skate drive will take place on the Fredericton campus between November 13 and December 6.  We are looking to build a skate bank of 12-15 pairs of skates,...

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Physics Seminar - Temporal and Spatial Development of TEC Enhancements During Substorms-FR

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Posted: November 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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A UNBF Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204.  James Weygand, of UCLA, will discuss, "Temporal and Spatial Development of TEC Enhancements During Substorms." “Total electron count (TEC) enhancements due to space weather are a threat to communications and global positioning systems (GPS). It is...

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Submit Summer Term 2019 Courses Now-FR

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Posted: November 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Faculties and departments can begin submitting their Summer Term 2019 course offerings now, through eServices.  The deadline to submit Summer Term courses is Friday, Nov. 30.  A Planning and Guidelines document is available to assist you in the course planning and submission processes.  For more information, email celcourseadm@unb.ca. Article Contact...

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UNBF Physics and Astronomy Club - Public Lecture-FR

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Posted: November 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNBF Physics and Astronomy Club presents 'Quantum Gravity & Quantum Cosmology,' with Dr. Edward Wilson – Ewing, UNB, on Friday, Nov. 16, from 6 - 8 p.m., in Bailey Hall, 146. Article Contact Information Contact: Penny Davenport Email Address: physics@unb.ca

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UNBF student nabs national entrepreneurship award-FR and SJ

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Posted: November 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Less than two years after launching a business that pairs students with odd jobs in the community, Cameron Ritchie is now Startup Canada’s young entrepreneur of the year. HomeWurk, founded by Ritchie when he was in Grade 11, allows students looking for work to take on odd jobs for local residents who may not have the time or ability to complete them. Students choose the jobs they’d...

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UNBSJ Bookstore sale-SJ

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Posted: November 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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All are invited to the UNB Saint John Bookstore's three day sale, from Tuesday, Nov. 13 - Thursday, Nov. 15.  Store hours are Monday - Friday, from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sale includes 25 per cent off select cold weather gear, accessories and more. Article Contact Information Contact: Charlene Parfitt Email Address: Charlene.Parfitt@unb.ca

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URec - Nourishing Ourselves Yoga Meditation Workshop-FR

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Posted: November 12, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The URec | Nourishing Ourselves Yoga Meditation Workshop will take place  on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. It is free for members and pre-registration is required. Rest is an investment that reduces stress and improves productivity. Good resters are more likely to exercise. We perform better when we are well rested. Restorative yoga is meditative, simply in its pace,...

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Extended Hours at the HIL-FR

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

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UNB Libraries and the UNBSU are excited to share the news of an extension of library hours at the HIL until 3 a.m. on Sunday-Thursday nights, from Nov. 12 to Dec. 17. Extended hours during the 2018 pilot year are: HARRIET IRVING LIBRARY (Nov. 12 – Dec. 17, 2018) Sunday: 10 a.m. - 3 a.m. Monday to Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 3 a.m. Friday & Saturday: 7:30 a.m. – Midnight See...

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Host an international student for the holidays-FR

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

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This December, be part of the UNB International Student Advisor’s Office's (ISAO) Holiday Host program! This program, a commitment of only an hour or two, provides international students who can't return to their home country during the holidays (roughly Dec. 24 to Jan. 2) an opportunity to connect with a local UNB host or host family for an activity...

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Seawolves volleyball-SJ

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

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Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves volleyball teams on Wednesday, Nov. 14, versus the St. Thomas University Tommies! The women's first serve is scheduled for 6 p.m., followed by the men at 8 p.m. Come howl with the Wolves! Visit ACAA.ca for season schedules, results and statistics. Article Contact Information Contact: Natasha Kelly Email Address:...

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UNBF wireless upgrades-FR

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

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Between Monday, Nov. 12, and Friday, Nov. 16, 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: Forestry & Geology IUC Forestry (New Forestry) IUC Physics & Admin IUC Science Library (IUC Concourse) Wu Centre As the ITS team replaces the network equipment in each location,...

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

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

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

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Screening of the movie Indian Horse-FR

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

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All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend a screening of the movie Indian Horse. The movie is an adaptation of the book by the same name written by the late Richard Wagamese. The story follows the life of Canadian First Nations boy, Saul Indian Horse, as he survives residential school and life amongst the racism of the 1970s. A talented hockey player, Saul must find his own path as...

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Student Toolkit for Academic Advising-FR

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

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

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UNB's 31st Annual Business Awards Dinner-FR

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

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Join the faculty of business administration in celebrating the success of our faculty, students and alumni at our 31st Annual Business Awards Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 22. In addition to recognizing our top scholars, this year we will celebrate two alumni with Certificates of Achievement: Brian Johnson (BBA ’78) President, Kingswood Ventures Inc. Owner, Kingswood Park and...

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Douglas Gibson to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series-SJ

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

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Author and raconteur Douglas Gibson will present GREAT SCOTS: Canadian Fiction writers with Links to Scotland, from 1867 to Today on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library at Market Square. After performing over 200 shows around the world about Canadian authors, Gibson has created this presentation in a Powerpoint format. The lively show involves dozens of excellent...

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Next QUEST-SJ Session-FR and SJ

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

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The QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John's next meeting of QUEST-SJ will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 3 – 4:30 p.m., in Hazen Hall, 225. This session will feature:  Hot Topic: Horizon Health’s new Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) Process - Jacquelyn Legere (Horizon Health Network) and Dr. Natasha Hanson (Horizon Health...

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Physical Activity and Physical Capacity of Older Adults - A Goal-setting Intervention -FR

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

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Are you 65 years or older and interested in learning about your physical activity and capacity and participating in a goal-setting intervention? Join us at the Andrew & Marjorie McCain Human Performance Laboratory as we use wearable technology to examine physical activity and capacity levels of older adults during daily living. Physical capacity is a measure of one’s ability to complete...

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Reds Women's Rugby claim 4th ACAA Banner-FR

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

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The UNB Reds Rugby team claimed its 4th ACAA championship banner Saturday with a tightly contested 22-17 win over the STU Tommies. These two great foes did not disappoint the many fans who braved the heavy downpour at College Field. Both teams played and thrilling, hard-fought match in the ACAA final with the Reds coming out on top. The Tommies came out of the gate flying, scoring an early try...

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

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

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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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UNBF Central Heating Plant Open House-FR

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

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Over the course of the last five years, UNBF’s Central Heating Plant has seen significant renewal including boilers, controls, emergency generator, and several other plant auxiliary systems. For those that may not know, the UNB CHP produces over 300 million pounds of steam annually for heating and process use not only for UNBF, but also for STU, the DECRH, RPC and Provincial...

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Farewell reception for Dr. Robert MacKinnon-FR and SJ

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

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All faculty and staff are invited to attend a farewell reception for Dr. Robert MacKinnon as he completes his second-term as Vice-President Saint John. The reception will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 20, between 2 – 4 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge, Thomas J. Condon Student Centre at UNB Saint John. Please RSVP by Friday, Nov. 9 to Elizabeth.Flemming@unb.ca. Article Contact...

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Fierce Conversations Workshop-FR and SJ

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

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Make every conversation count - Fierce Conversations Workshop will take place on Monday, Dec. 3, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., in the Wu Conference Centre, Aitken Room. Fierce workshop attendees learn to ignite productive dialog that provokes learning, resolves tough challenges and enriches relationships. It’s the place to begin, the cornerstone of great leadership and a healthy...

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ISAO Lunch and Learn-FR

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

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The date for the new ISAO November Lunch & Learn is Thursday, Nov. 8, from 12 - 1 p.m., in the Student Union Building, 103. (ISAO apologizes for this session's postponement last week; it was due to illness.) Join International Student Advisors Office staff/advisors Hillary Nguyen and Jason MacFarlane for the monthly Lunch & Learn.  They will be talking about our services,...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, The Bookshop -FR

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

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The Monday Night Film Series will present 'The Bookshop' on Monday, Nov. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102.  Based on Penelope Fitzgerald’s eponymous, Booker Prize–nominated novel from 1978, The Bookshop acts as a love letter to literature and the importance of dreams. Director and screenwriter Isabel Coixet (Elegy; Learning to Drive) helms an adaptation that is brimming with...

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Seawolves Volleyball-SJ

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

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Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves volleyball teams on Saturday, Nov. 10, versus the Holland College Hurricaes! Women's first serve is scheduled for 2 p.m. followed by the men at 4 p.m. Thesel teams will take on the Universitie de Sainte-AnneDragons on Sunday, Nov. 11. The women's first serve is scheduled for 12 p.m., followed by the men at...

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Thom Workman on Hannah Arendt at Fredericton's Tertulia-FR

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

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The next tertulia features Thom Workman, professor of Political Science at UNBF, on Hannah Arendt, a twentieth century philosopher and political theorist. The talk will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. at Wilser's Room, Capital Complex, 362 Queen St., in Fredericton. Check it out on Facebook.  What is a tertulia? A tertulia can be described as a literary and artistic...

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2018-2019 Winter Work-Study Program Now Accepting Proposals Deadline Friday November 30th-FR

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

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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.     This program makes an important contribution to student retention at UNB and allows students in demonstrated financial need to “learn and earn” with part-time, on-campus employment opportunities. The program provides...

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E4E - Entrepreneurship for Everyone Initiative-FR and SJ

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

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It is now almost a month since we launched the first Entrepreneurial Climate Survey (ECS) at UNB. To date, we have learned some interesting details about the students entrepreneurial interests. In particular, it was rather surprising to discover that an important part of respondents wants to tie its future with a cannabis-related business. In fact, it seems to be the top choice so far,...

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Flu Shot Clinics-SJ

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

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The final free flu shot clinic for all UNB Saint John students, faculty and staff will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 7, from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m., at the Student Health Centre (behind the Athletics Centre). Bring your immunization card and Medicare/Provincial Card. Contact Jackie Allen at the Student Health Centre if you have any questions.   Article Contact Information Contact: Jacqueline...

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Galileo, the Medici , and the Church - Public Lecture by Dr Jennifer Hart Weed-FR

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

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All are invited to a public lecture entitled, "Galileo, the Medici, and the Church" to be presented by Dr. Jennifer Hart Weed on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 11:30 a.m. in McCain Hall, 307. In his letter to the Grand Duchess of Tuscany in 1615, Galileo Galilei defended heliocentrism using both scientific and theological arguments. Heavily influenced by the philosophical writings of St. Augustine,...

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Ingrid R.G. Waldron to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series-SJ

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

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Ingrid R.G. Waldron will read from her new book There’s Something in the Water on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 4:30 p.m. in Hazen Hall, 125. In There’s Something In The Water, Waldron examines the legacy of environmental racism and its health impacts in Indigenous and Black communities in Canada, using Nova Scotia as a case study, and the grassroots resistance activities by Indigenous and...

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Phil Hall Available for Consultations as UNB Writer-in-Residence-FR and SJ

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

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Governor General’s Award winner and Griffin Poetry Prize nominee Phil Hall will be serving as the University of New Brunswick’s Writer-in-Residence from Fall 2018 through Winter 2019.  His residency is sponsored by the University of New Brunswick Fredericton's Department of English, Faculty of Arts, The Fiddlehead, the Canada Council for the Arts, and Arts New Brunswick, and he...

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Reminder - Wireless upgrades in the HIL and SUB Nov 5-9-FR

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

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

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

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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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UNBSJ - Ganong Hall High Pressure Air Shutdown-SJ

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

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Please be advised a shutdown of the Ganong Hall high pressure air has been scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 9:30 a.m. (until approximately 1:30 p.m.).  This scheduled shutdown will require approximately four hours for this work to be completed.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address:...

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PHOTOVOICE Interfaith photo exhibit at the UNB Art Centre-FR

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

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Join us for the final exhibit of the year, PHOTOVOICE: Seeing Religion- Muslim and Christian Interfaith Dialogue, which opens Nov. 16 and runs through Dec. 14. This exhibit probes the lived experience of faith from two seemingly divergent perspectives. Since the beginning of the fall term, a group of Muslim and Christian university students and young adults have met regularly to...

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Renowned publisher Douglas Gibson to speak at UNB Fredericton-FR and SJ

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

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Douglas Gibson, former senior editor and publisher at McClelland & Stewart and Douglas Gibson Books, will deliver a public lecture entitled “Across Canada by Story: A Coast-to-Coast Literary Adventure” on Monday, Nov. 19, at Memorial Hall on the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus at 7:30 pm.  Following a 45-year career as what the Globe & Mail has called a...

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Take Our Kids to Work Day 2018-FR and SJ

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

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All UNB faculty and staff who bring their child(ren) to work on Wednesday, Nov. 14, as part of Take Our Kids To Work Day for Grade 9 students are invited for a campus tour and lunch, compliments of Student Recruitment! Fredericton – Participants will meet in the lobby of Sir Howard Douglas Hall (Old Arts Building) at 11:30 a.m. The campus tour will take place from 11:30 to 12:15 p.m.,...

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Busy weekend for the Reds-FR

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

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It's a busy weekend for the UNB Reds, with volleyball and hockey games on campus Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The women's volleyball team plays their home opener against Moncton on Friday, at 6 p.m., at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. The men's volleyball team open their season at 7:30 p.m. Friday, hosting the Sherbrooke Vert et Or. The women's hockey team hosts Saint Mary's at 7 p.m. on...

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

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Posted: November 1, 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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First Entrepreneurial Climate Survey results-FR and SJ

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

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It is now almost a month since we launched the first Entrepreneurial Climate Survey (ECS) at UNB. To date, we have learned some interesting details about the students entrepreneurial interests. In particular, it was rather surprising to discover that an important part of respondents wants to tie its future with a cannabis-related business. In fact, it seems to be the top choice so far,...

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Reading Week Food Service Hours for Saint John-SJ

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Posted: November 1, 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, Nov. 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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The New Baroque Music - UNB Progression Concert Series-FR

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

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Join us on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium in Memorial Hall. Motion2 Ensemble presents new and existing works for violin, clarinet, and voice in a concert curated by Toronto-based composer Martin Arnold. Nadia Francavilla, Richard Hornsby, and Helen Pridmore will be performing alongside images of paintings by Belgian visual artist Nele Boudry. Article Contact...

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Vinyl Night short course-FR

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

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Award-winning music writer and author of "The Top 100 Canadian Albums," Bob Mersereau is here to guide you though an evening of curated vinyl listening. Learn to listen, shop, and rummage like a true vinyl aficionado. Classes take place on Wednesdays from Nov. 14 to Dec. 5 in Memorial Hall, room 27. The fee is $99 (+HST) for registration. Presented by the College of Extended Learning and the...

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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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Free printer cartridge for HP Laser Jet C3909A-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Understanding the Night Sky-FR

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

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

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15th Annual Poetry Weekend-FR and SJ

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

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

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

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

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

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Discover Acrylic Painting with Artist Shannon Lynn-FR

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

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

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Explore Your Thoughts and Experiences through Poetry-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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Wear your Orange Shirts on October 1-FR and SJ

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

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

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Be Constructive with Beginners Wood Working-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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First Aid/CPR Training-FR

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

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

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Funding for Northern research-FR and SJ

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

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

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Future of Innovation Conference-FR and SJ

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

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

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Lean on Pete -FR

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

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

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

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

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

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Seawolves Soccer-SJ

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

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

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SUB Cafeteria Closing Early Sept 27 & Sept 29-FR

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

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

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Take Your Novel to the Next Level-FR

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

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

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White Ribbon March-FR and SJ

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

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

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Free office furniture-FR

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

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

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Kenneth Ireland Research Lecture - Splitting of Abelian varieties-FR

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

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

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MacGill Lecture - Military Ethics and Cyberwarfare-FR

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

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

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UNBF Physics department seminar-FR and SJ

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

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

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

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

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

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Earth Sciences Lecture series with Jeff Hussey-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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Kiewit is recruiting Engineers-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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UNB professor heralded with educational leadership award-SJ

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

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

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Fall Convocation - reserve regalia today-SJ

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

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

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Join us at Homecoming-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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New email spam filtering at UNB-FR and SJ

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

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

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Reception for Dr. William Prouty-SJ

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

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

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Seawolves Soccer-SJ

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

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

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Tilley Hall Stairwell Closure-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Student Homelessness Research at UNB-FR and SJ

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

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

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UNB History Society Ice Cream Social-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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UNB Media Lab Extended Hours-FR

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

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

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Biology Seminar Series with Dr. William Zerges-FR

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

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

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Celebrate the Great Reveal-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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Holiday Schedule-FR and SJ

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

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

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Security Alert-FR and SJ

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

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

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Tai Chi for Health-FR

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

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

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Ballroom Blitz-FR

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

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

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Bec & Call Fall Book Launch-SJ

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

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

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Closure Notice for Saint John Registrar's Office-SJ

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

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

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Puzzle -FR

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

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

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Parking Closures-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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Seawolves Soccer-SJ

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

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

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UNBF Volunteer Fair-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Public Astronomy Viewing - note time correction -FR and SJ

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

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

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Time for something new - try fencing-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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Parking Lot Closure-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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CETL Session - Getting Started with Poll Everywhere-FR

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

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

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Dean of Business candidate presentation-SJ

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

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

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KIN Kids Registration -FR

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

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

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Leave No Trace -FR

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

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

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Re-Defining Rape Culture-FR

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

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

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UNBF's 64th Convocation Honour Guard -FR

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

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

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UNBSJ Fall Convocation - reserve regalia today-SJ

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

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

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Art Exhibit - Erasing Frankenstein-FR and SJ

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

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

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

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

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

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Celebrate UNB Oktoberfest Style-SJ

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

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

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CETL Hosts D2L Sessions Automation Features in D2L -FR

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

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

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Dean of Business candidate presentation-SJ

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

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

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Faculty Strawberry Shortcake Social-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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Soccer and hockey this weekend-FR

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

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

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

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

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UNB researchers are looking for athletes on competitive university/college teams or clubs to fill out an online survey about brain functioning and concussion reporting. Athletes DO NOT need to have experienced a concussion to participate! The survey takes approximately 20-30 minutes, depending on concussion history (i.e., if you haven't had a concussion, it will be shorter), and all information...

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CPA Recruiting Session-FR

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

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

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Dean of Business candidate presentation-SJ

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

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

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Employment opportunities for BBA students-SJ

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

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

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It Begins Here Campaign Celebration-FR and SJ

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

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

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Laura Araneda to host Speaker Series-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Hugh Flemming-FR and SJ

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

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

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Student Toolkit for Academic Advising-FR

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

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

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UNBF English Language Programme Evening Courses-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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CIBC to offer Indigenous student support - Announcement-FR

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

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

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

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

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The UNBF Tutor Inventory is coordinated by Student Services and connects students with faculty-endorsed tutors. We are currently recruiting tutors to add to the inventory and we need your help. Please encourage all students, that you believe would make excellent tutors, to apply. Having a robust inventory is an important tool in supporting student success.  Tutor applications are accepted...

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Therapy group for teens with depression and or anxiety-FR

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

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

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2018-19 Parking passes-SJ

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

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

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Group-Based Trajectory Modeling for the Medical and Social Sciences-FR and SJ

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

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

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Parkinson Canada SuperWalk-FR

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

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

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Board Game Thursdays-FR

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

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

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CETL Equipment Pool Notice - Auditoriums-FR

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

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

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Fall Career Fair -FR

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

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

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

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

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

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Student Confirmation of Enrolment Letters online-FR and SJ

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Looking for something new? Why not try fencing -FR

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

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

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Monday Night Film Series presents, First Reformed -FR

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

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

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Reminder of where people can pick up parking passes -FR

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

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

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UNB English Language Programme Fall Course Offerings-FR

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

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

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UNBF wireless issues now resolved-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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Amazing Race Canada episode features UNB Fredericton-FR and SJ

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

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

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Candidates for the dean of business-SJ

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

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

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Celebrating Respectful Workplace Week-SJ

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

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

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Ekpahak Orientation Powwow-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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Participate in a study on mobile mixed reality-FR

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

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

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Traffic Advisory- September 4, Mackay Drive-FR

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

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

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UNBF wireless issues now resolved-FR

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

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

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Dorm Burn on September 7-FR

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

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

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IT Service Desk Support on September 4-FR

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

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

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SUB Tim Hortons take out only on August 31-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Faculty of kinesiology thesis defence - Joseph Todd MASRS -FR

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

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

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

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

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

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Saint John food service on August 31-SJ

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

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

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

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

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

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UNBF Orientation Week-FR

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

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

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Celebrating Respectful Workplace Week -SJ

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Fall winter hours-SJ

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

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

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Monday Night Film Series presents Finding Your Feet -FR

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Peer Support Centre coordinator job posting-FR

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

Category: Employment News


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

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UNBF Registrar's Office closure on August 30-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


UNBF Registrar's Office will be closed on Thursday Aug. 30, from 9 - 10:45 a.m., to allow all staff to participate in an office event.  We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.   Article Contact Information Contact: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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Welcome our newest students at Commencement-FR

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

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

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UNB board games night-FR

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


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

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

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

Category: Student Organizations


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

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CETL Annual New Faculty Instructor Orientation-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNBF Libraries delayed opening-FR

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

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

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Upcoming Research Seminar - Dr Margaret Renaud-Young -FR

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

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

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

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

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

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

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Free furniture-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Piluwitahasuwawsuwakon and Your Course-FR

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

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

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

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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CETL Creates Email Etiquette Explainer Video-FR and SJ

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Now open - fall fee-based registration-FR

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

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

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UNBF 2018-19 Parking Passes-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

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

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

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2018-2019 Student Support Directory Available-FR

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

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

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UNB Fredericton Tutor Inventory-FR

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

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

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CETL Offering D2L Sessions August - September -FR

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

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

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Food Service on August 31st-SJ

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

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

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Piluwitahasuwin - AVP Indigenous Engagement Presentations-FR and SJ

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Therapy group for teens with depression anxiety -FR

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

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

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UNB English Language Programme Fall Course Offerings-FR

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

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

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2018-19 Parking passes-SJ

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Engineering Students Casting Call-FR

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

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

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NB Summer Music Festival Celebrates 25 Years-FR and SJ

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

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

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Science Stores closed afternoon of August 17-FR

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

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

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UNB Syllabus Template-FR and SJ

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Recruiting parents of competitive athletes -FR and SJ

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

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

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The MF Report Presentation of Fang Yuan-FR

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

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

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Supporting our Saudi Arabian students-FR and SJ

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

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

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UNB Reds Season Pass Discount For Faculty & Staff-FR

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

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

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Volunteers needed for 2018 Commencement Ceremony -FR

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

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

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

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

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The UNB Work-Study Program is now accepting applications from individuals, faculties and departments looking to hire students for the 2018-2019 academic year.     This program plays an important role in the recruitment of students to the University of New Brunswick campus, a vital role in the retention and engagement of students at the university, while assisting them in meeting their...

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Dept of Civil Engineering has vehicle for sale-FR and SJ

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

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

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

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

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

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Student Services welcomes new Student Accessibility Support Coordinator-SJ

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

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

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

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

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

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Volunteers Needed for Orientation Information Kiosks-FR

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

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

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Skills in Context Workshops-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Udiscover UNB at MWC summer camp -FR

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

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

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CETL Session - Getting Started with Poll Everywhere-FR

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

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

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SUB Closed August 6 -FR

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

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

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UCard Office location closed until August 10-FR

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

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

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Parents of young athletes invited to participate-FR and SJ

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

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

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

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

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

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UNBF Student Accessibility Centre Closed August 3-FR

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

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

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You are invited to attend Commencement 2018-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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CETL Visiting Scholar Program-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


​Applications are now being received for the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning Visiting Scholar Program for the fall term, with a deadline of Friday, Aug. 3. The program is for faculty members who wish to work on projects that would benefit from close collaboration with members of the CETL staff. The program is open to full-time UNB faculty members who have been teaching for at...

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Early Alert Project - Saint John campus-SJ

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

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

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

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

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

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Dr. Roland Lee, Cannabis Health Research Chair Candidate Seminar-FR

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

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The departments of chemistry and chemical engineering welcome Dr. Roland Lee (MacEwan University), who will give a research seminar entitled, "CO2 as a solvent, co-solvent and catalyst," on Tuesday, Aug. 7 at 10:30 a.m. in Toole Hall, 3.   Article Contact Information Contact: Kathy Stilwell Email Address: Kathy.Stilwell@unb.ca

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Reminder - UNB WorldCat is changing-FR and SJ

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

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UNB Libraries’ catalogue, UNB WorldCat, will transition to a new interface on August 1, 2018! Since mid-2016, UNB Libraries has made the latest version of WorldCat available to library patrons in a “beta” option on the library home page. Following a number of changes and upgrades, we will transition fully to the new interface this summer! The new UNB WorldCat introduces a host...

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

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

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The UNB Work-Study Program is now accepting applications from individuals, faculties and departments looking to hire students for the 2018-2019 academic year.  This program plays an important role in the recruitment of students to the University of New Brunswick campus, a vital role in the retention and engagement of students at the university, while assisting them in meeting their current...

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Faculty of Kinesiology Thesis Defence Andrea Mayo MSESS -FR and SJ

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

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“Potential Functional Benefits of a Comprehensive Evaluation of Physical Activities for Canadian Older Adults” will be defended by Andrea Mayo (MSESS) on Thursday, Aug. 2 at 1 p.m. in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, 3-22. ABSTRACT Background: Most physical activity (PA) recommendations exclude light and sedentary activities that have the potential to influence physical function for...

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Reminder - Official Ribbon Cutting of new Kinesiology Building-FR

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

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Reminder: Please join us for the Official Ribbon Cutting Event for the University of New Brunswick’s new Kinesiology Building on Wednesday, Aug. 1 at 10 a.m. in the new Kinesiology Building, 90 Mackay Drive. The new 60,000-sq. ft., $36-million home for UNB’s Faculty of Kinesiology has created a nationally significant research cluster focussed on health, wellness, physical fitness...

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The MScF Oral Examination of Zhuoyi Nie -FR

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

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The MScF Oral Examination of Zhuoyi Nie  will be held on Friday, Aug. 3 at 10:30 a.m. in F & G, 202 Dean's Conference Room. Oral Examination chaired by: Dr. G. Forbes, FOREM Examining Committee : Dr. K. Costanza, FOREM Dr. R. Johns, CFS/Adjunct-Biology Dr. D. MacLean, Supervisor, FOREM Advisory Committee: Dr. D. MacLean, Supervisor, FOREM Dr. A. Taylor, CFS/Adjunct-FOREM Thesis...

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Volunteers needed for first-year Commencement Ceremony on the Fredericton campus-FR

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

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

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Cannabis Health Research Chair Candidate presents seminar -FR

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

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The departments of chemistry and chemical engineering are pleased to announce that Cannabis Health Research Chair candidate, Dr. Yang Qu (Brock University), will present his research seminar, entitled, "Harnessing Nature's Power for Biotechnological Manufacture of Medicinal and Industrial Products' on Thursday, Aug.2 at 10:30 a.m. in  Toole Hall, 303. Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Skills in Context Workshops -FR

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

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

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CETL Hosts Workshops on Instructional Design Takeaways for University Teaching-FR

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

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Join us for a pair of two-hour workshops, August 7 and 9, both starting at 9:30 a.m. in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 249, that focus on the following aspects of instructional design that have impact on university teaching: • Audience analysis (Data on undergraduate and graduate students that UNB and MPHEC collect will be presented and discussed.) • Learning objectives or...

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Reds Season Pass Faculty Staff Discount-FR

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

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

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Reminder - WebTimeEntry Cut-Off Dates for August 10th pay-FR and SJ

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

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Due to the New Brunswick Day holiday, it is necessary for Payroll Services to change the WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for employee submission of hours and supervisor approval for the pay of August 10, 2018. Employee WebTimeEntry Cut-Off - Employees using WebTimeEntry timesheets must have all hours entered, electronically signed and submitted to their supervisor for approval by midnight, Thursday,...

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Women with Fibromyalgia needed for a Study on the Benefits of Journaling-FR and SJ

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

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If you have experienced chronic pain for at least one year, and have been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia for at least six months, please consider participating in a research study that explores whether anonymously writing about pain experiences in online six-week journaling exercises (20 minutes per week) can help people come to terms with their pain experiences and improve their physical and...

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

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Posted: July 25, 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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Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence receives close to $5.5 million in government support-FR and SJ

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

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The Government of Canada and the New Brunswick Innovation Fund have contributed $5.45 million to the University of New Brunswick’s Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence, which will help revolutionize the marine industry in Atlantic Canada. Wayne Long, MP for Saint John-Rothesay, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic...

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Student Services welcomes new Counselling Therapist and Campus Sexual Assault Advocate-SJ

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

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Student Services is pleased to welcome Patricia (Trish) Pendleton as the new Counselling Therapist and Campus Sexual Assault Advocate. Trish has completed a Master of Education in Counselling at UNB Fredericton, and was an intern with the Counselling Services on that campus.  She has served as a Program Coordinator at KV Oasis Youth Centre, and worked in private practice counselling...

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UCard Office Location Closed July 25 - August 10-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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Delays expected for UNB computer hardware software orders -FR and SJ

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

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Due to higher than normal order volumes, supplier delays in products and staff shortages on our team, ITS Procurement is currently experiencing delays in the ITS Order process for new UNB computer hardware and software purchases. At this time, orders are taking on average four to six weeks from time of order to delivery of goods. Please keep these timelines in mind for your departmental...

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Acting Dean, Faculty of Business-SJ

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

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I am pleased to share with you the news that Dr. Rob Moir has agreed to serve as Acting Dean of the Faculty of Business on the Saint John campus for a three-month term beginning October 1, 2018, subject to approval by the Board of Governors.   Having served as a member of Saint John Senate, and on several campus and university wide committees, Rob brings extensive leadership and...

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Call for Abstracts - Abuse of Older Women - A Community-based Approach-FR and SJ

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

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The Abuse and Neglect of Older Adults Research Team in the Maritimes is now accepting abstracts for poster submissions for an upcoming conference on The Abuse of Older Women: A Community-based Approach. The conference will take place at the Wu Conference Centre on UNB's Fredericton campus from October 23 - 24, 2018. Abstracts are welcomed from students of all disciplines, and all levels of...

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Meet some of the ventures from this year's Summer Institute-FR and SJ

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

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UNB's business and innovation accelerator, the Summer Institute, launched its latest cohort of entrepreneurs at a gala celebration last Thursday. Seven ventures presented their final pitches to a packed crowd at the Picaroons Roundhouse in Fredericton. Learn more about four of those ventures: Eggcitables - a vegan egg replacement, Educated Beards - an all-natural facial hair grooming line,...

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Office closure-SJ

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

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The Office of the Registrar on the Saint John campus will close at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 27, and will reopen on Monday, July 30 at 9 a.m.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.   Article Contact Information Contact: Rebecca Gray Email Address: grayr@unb.ca

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Funding announcement for MAMCE-FR and SJ

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

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You are invited to a funding announcement for the Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence (MAMCE) on Wednesday, July 25 at 1 p.m. in the Whitebone Lounge, Thomas J. Condon Student Centre. MAMCE - a UNB, CFM, NBCC and NSCC partnership - is supported by the Government of Canada, through ACOA; the Province of New Brunswick and industry.   RSVP to Tina Madore at (506) 453-4995 or...

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Official Ribbon Cutting of New Kinesiology Building-FR

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

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Please join us for the Official Ribbon Cutting Event for the University of New Brunswick’s new Kinesiology Building on Wednesday, Aug. 1 at 10 a.m. in the new Kinesiology Building, 90 Mackay Drive. The new 60,000-sq. ft., $36-million home for UNB’s Faculty of Kinesiology has created a nationally significant research clusterfocussed on health, wellness, physical fitness and health...

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UNB's new Print RFP now publicly available deadline extended -FR and SJ

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

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Update: The submission deadline for UNB’s new Print RFP (UNB2018-16) has been extended until Friday, July 27 at 2 p.m. --- After receiving feedback from UNB faculties and departments, UNB’s new Print RFP (UNB2018-16) has been posted on the New Brunswick Opportunities Network (NBON) and is now publicly available for viewing and submissions until Thursday, July 19 at 2 p.m.  If...

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UNB wireless Wi-Fi upgrades starting July 25 -FR and SJ

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

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Starting Wednesday, July 25, ITS and ISS will begin replacing UNB’s wireless (Wi-Fi) equipment on all our campuses (Fredericton, Saint John and Moncton) with new and improved technology making wireless at UNB faster and more reliable.  At the same time, we’ll be disabling the myUNB WiFi network name and moving to eduroam, giving you Wi-Fi access at UNB as well as other...

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Reminder - Institute of Biomedical Engineering Funding Announcement-FR

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

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The UNB community is invited to attend a government funding announcement taking place on Thursday, July 19 at 9 a.m. at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering, UNB Fredericton.  The announcement will take place in the IBME Boardroom and involves the Institute’s Adaptive Rehabilitation Engineering Strategies Research Program. Speakers will include representatives from the...

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Saint John Food Service Hours and Options-SJ

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

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Please be advised that Tim Hortons on the Saint John campus will be closing for the remainder of the summer starting Friday, July 27 at 3 p.m.  It will reopen Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 8 a.m.  The Commons Cafe will open on Monday, July 30 at 8 a.m. and will remain open for the remainder of the summer.  It will be open from Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Food Service...

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UNBSJ - High Pressure Air Shutdown for Ganong Hall-SJ

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

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The Ganong Hall high pressure air shutdown has been scheduled for Thursday, July 26 at 9:30 a.m. (until approximately 1:30 p.m.).  This scheduled shutdown will require approximately four hours for this work to be completed.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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2018 Summer Institute Celebration-FR

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

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Presenting the entrepreneurs of the Summer Institute 2018! Whether you have been following our progress all along or have yet to meet our entrepreneurs, we welcome you to the Summer Institute community. After three months of thoughtful design, prototyping, and business development, the cohort will share their stories of achievement and officially launch their new ventures. Join us at the...

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Conference Notice - Abuse of Older Women - Strategies for a Community-based Approach-FR and SJ

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

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The Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research will host a conference from Oct. 23-24 to discuss the issue of abuse of older women. The conference will feature guest speakers of various backgrounds with unique perspectives on the issue. It will also include small and large group discussions to actively engage participants around the issue. The abuse and neglect of older...

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Free slant style bookshelves-FR and SJ

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

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The Engineering and Computer Science Library at UNB Fredericton has eight slant style book shelves (6'4" tall by 3' wide) to give away.  Please contact Neil Toner ntoner@unb.ca by Friday, July 20 if interested, also for pictures or pick up arrangements.  Article Contact Information Contact: Lisa Pollock Email Address: pollockl@unb.ca

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Funding announcement for UNB's Institute of Biomedical Engineering-FR

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

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The university community is invited to attend a funding announcement at UNB Fredericton’s Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) on Thursday, July 19 at 9 a.m.  The announcement will take place in the IBME Boardroom and involves the institute’s Adaptive Rehabilitation Engineering Strategies Research Program. Speakers will include representatives from the...

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The Mitacs Globalink Research Award Deadline-FR and SJ

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

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The Mitacs Globalink Research Award (GRA) provides $6,000 for senior undergraduate and graduate students in Canada to conduct 12 - 24 week research projects at universities in more than 15 countries around the world. Students are able to apply at anytime, but it is suggested applications are submitted at least 16 weeks prior to their planned departure dates.  Therefore,...

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Information Sessions - Keeping your data and devices safe while travelling-FR and SJ

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

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Travelling outside of Canada this summer? Looking for some best practices and tips on how to keep your devices and data safe? ITS will be hosting two information sessions for faculty and staff on how to protect your privacy and property while travelling internationally.  We hope you’ll plan to join us: Saint John: Wednesday, July 18 from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. in K.C. Irving Hall,...

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Annual sprinkler inspections in Saint John-SJ

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

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Please be advised we will be conducting annual sprinkler inspections on the Saint John campus per the below schedule: July 16 - Hazen Hall Annex, KC Irving Hall, Philip Oland HallJuly 18 - Hans W. Klohn Commons (delayed open of the Commons till 10 a.m.), Canada Games StadiumJuly 19 - 40 Charlotte St., Ganong Hall, Canadian Rivers InstituteJuly 20 - Dalhousie Medicine NB You may experience...

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CETL Visiting Scholar Program-FR

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

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Applications are now being received for the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning Visiting Scholar Program for the fall term, with a deadline of Friday, Aug. 3. The program is for faculty members who wish to work on projects that would benefit from close collaboration with members of the CETL staff. The program is open to full-time UNB faculty members who have been teaching for at least five...

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Free furniture-FR

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

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The Student Accessibility Centre is offering the following free furniture: - 1 bookshelf- 2 waiting room chairs (cloth fabric) - with arms (light blue in color)- 2 waiting room chairs (cloth fabric) - without arms (grey in color) If interested, please call Student Accessibility Centre at 453-3515. Article Contact Information Contact: Pamela Underhill Email Address: underhil@unb.ca

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Free prenatal family visiting classes with UNB nursing students-FR

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

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The UNB faculty of nursing offers a free information service to pregnant mothers/families from September to October 2018.  Two second-year nursing students will visit four times, each visit lasting approximately one hour, at a time and location convenient for the family. The visits generally take place in the family home or at the university and will focus on...

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Travel - reimbursement claims vendor payments-FR

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

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Just a friendly reminder that if you have travel claims, personal reimbursements, travel advance request or other Payables invoices to submit for processing, please put them in campus mail or drop them at Financial Services reception, who will ensure that the claims are given to Accounts Payable. If you have questions, or need to speak to one of the Accounts Payable staff,...

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Athletes needed for online study-FR and SJ

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

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Calling all athletes on competitive university/college teams or clubs to fill out an online survey about brain functioning and concussion reporting. You don't need to have experienced a concussion to participate. The survey takes approximately 20-30 minutes, depending on your concussion history. All information will be kept confidential. Access more information and the survey here:...

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Breast cancer walking group-FR

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

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An inclusive walking group for individuals affected by breast cancer. Family members, caregivers and pets can even join in. Walks are led by individuals with a kinesiology degree from UNB and have specialized training for cancer survivors.  The group will meet twice a week - on Tuesdays from noon to 1 p.m. and Thursdays from 6 to 7 p.m. To sign up or for any questions,...

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Public talk by Terry Yip Research Associate candidate-FR

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

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The New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) and the department of economics invite you to a presentation by Dr. Terry Yip (candidate for Research Associate position) on Wednesday, July 25, at 1:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall 404. His talk is titled “Baby Bonus, Anyone? Examining Heterogeneous Responses to a Pro-Natalist Policy”.   We examine the impact of...

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UNBF Safety Newsletter Li Ion Batteries WHMIS Working in Heat Incident Reporting-FR

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

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This newsletter focuses on Li Ion battery safe use and storage, WHMIS updates, tips on working in the heat, incident reporting, and some general updates on training and waste collection. Please take a minute to review the newsletter, and do not hesitate to contact the EHS office with any questions or comments (506-453-5075, safety@unb.ca). Article Contact Information Contact: Andrew...

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Nancy Doiron-Maillet receives Neil Scott Educational Leadership Award-FR

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

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A senior teaching associate at the University of New Brunswick is being saluted for her commitment to improving the classroom. Nancy Doiron-Maillet, a senior teaching associate with UNB’s faculty of nursing, has received the Neil Scott Educational Leadership Award, which recognizes leaders who encourage excellence in teaching. An individual nominated for the award will have provided...

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CETL workshop - Tech-Driven Active Learning Classroom-FR

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

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

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Faculty of Education Presents Enacting Sex Education - A Teacher's Perspective-FR

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

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The UNB faculty of education presents Enacting Sex Education: A Teacher’s Perspective, by Dr. Katie MacEntee, faculty of environmental studies at York University. Join us on Tuesday, July 17, in Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room 356, at 7 p.m. with a reception to follow. This is a free public event. In 2015, the Ontario Ministry of Education (re-)launched an updated sexual health...

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Guest Speaker Martin Mathieu-FR and SJ

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

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

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Nursing instructor receives Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award-FR

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

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The University of New Brunswick’s Jessica Webster has been awarded the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching for transforming the classroom experience. Each year, the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Award honours the hard work and dedication of instructors at UNB for their outstanding performance in the classroom, based on nominations from UNB students and faculty...

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UNB WorldCat is changing August 1-FR and SJ

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB Libraries' catalogue, UNB WorldCat, will transition to a new interface on Aug. 1, 2018. Since mid-2016, UNB Libraries has made the latest version of WorldCat available to library patrons in a "beta" option on the library home page. Following a number of changes and upgrades, we will transition fully to the new interface this summer! The new UNB WorldCat introduces a host of improvements,...

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Part-Time Student Awards applications due August 15-FR

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

Category: Financial Aid


The College of Extended Learning administers several awards each term. These awards are open to part-time students enrolled in undergraduate studies. For the various award descriptions and the online application form, please visit: http://www.unb.ca/cel/credit/support/financial-assistance.html. Due date for fall session applications: Aug. 15, 2018. Note: If you were a full-time university...

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Multicultural 5K Fun Run - 1K Kids Run scholarship fundraiser-SJ

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

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Please join us for the first ever Multicultural 5K Fun Run/1K Family Run. This exciting event will take place on Sunday, July 15, in the beautiful Rockwood Park. Following the run, participants will enjoy refreshments and Pangea Spa will be on-site offering complimentary mini massages for runners. This is a family-friendly event featuring a kids-series run, and all kids will receive medals and...

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Participants needed for UNB iMET Study-FR and SJ

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Posted: July 4, 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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CETL Hosts Workshop - Tech-driven Active Learning Classroom-FR

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

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

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Guest Speaker Martin Mathieu-SJ

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

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

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Kinesiology is moving-FR and SJ

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

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

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

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

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

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

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Bruce MacDonald Retirement-SJ

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

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

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CETL Visiting Scholar Program-FR

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

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Applications are now being received for the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning Visiting Scholar Program for the Fall Term, with a deadline of Friday, August 3. The program is for faculty members who wish to work on projects that would benefit from close collaboration with members of the CETL staff. The program is open to full-time UNB faculty members who have been teaching for at least...

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Presentation of Award to Andrew Daley-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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SUB Closed on July 2nd-FR

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

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

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Career Development and Employment Centre closed for meetings-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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Office closure -SJ

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

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

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

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

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

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UNB seeking a Piluwitahasuwin-FR and SJ

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Dr. Bruce MacDonald Retirement Reception-SJ

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

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

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Financial Aid Office closed on June 28-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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Notice of Closure - Office of the Registrar-FR

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

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

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Outgoing off-campus mail disrupted in Fredericton-FR

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

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

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Student Accessibility Centre Hosts Webinar-FR

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

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

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Thank you reception for Dan Coleman-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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Celebrating Wabanaki resilience-FR

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

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

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Three leadership appointments at UNB Fredericton-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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CETL Session - Getting Started with Poll Everywhere-FR

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

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

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Mindfulness drop-in for June-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Road Closure - FHS Prom-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Professor receives funding for drone research and development-FR

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

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

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School of Graduate Studies Announcements UNBF-FR and SJ

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

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

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UNB Saint John Convocation Video-FR and SJ

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

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

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Faculty of computer science retired equipment disposal-FR

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

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

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First aid CPR training-FR

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

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

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Gail Campbell wins 2018 CCWH Book Prize-FR and SJ

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

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

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Homestay families needed for Japanese students-SJ

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

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

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

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

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

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UNB scientist wins 2018 Mitacs Entrepreneur Award-SJ

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

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

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URec summer program registration-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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Fire hydrant flushing on Saint John campus-SJ

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

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

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Mobility study in older Canadians-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Dr. Philip Leonard wins 2017 Vanderkamp Prize -FR

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

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

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Join us at CCCC 2018 June 19 to 21-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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CETL Sessions - Getting Started with Poll Everywhere-FR

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

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

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

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

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

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Next QUEST-SJ Session-FR and SJ

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

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

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Participants needed for UNB iMET Study-FR and SJ

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

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

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UNBF Student Services closure on June 6-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNBSJ Community Garden last call-SJ

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

Category: Student Organizations


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

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

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Notice of Fire Extinguisher Training -FR

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

Category: News and Notices


Coordinated by UNBF's Environmental Health and Safety Office, training is open to all members of the UNBF community on Wednesday, June 20. The class size is a maximum of 30 people, therefore registration is on a “first come, first served basis.” Register by contacting safety@unb.ca. The Safety Office will support the costs, but you must register. The training includes a seminar and...

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Notice of Early Closure - Registrar's Office UNBF-FR

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

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Please note that the Registrar’s Office on the Fredericton campus will be closed at 3 p.m. on Friday, June 1 for an afternoon workshop. Article Contact Information Contact: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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safeTALK Training-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


UNBF Counselling Services will be offering safeTALK - a half-day alertness training that prepares anyone 15 or older, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper. Most people with thoughts of suicide don’t truly want to die, but are struggling with the pain in their lives. Through their words and actions, they invite help to stay alive. safeTALK-trained...

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Notice of Late Opening - Registrar's Office UNBF-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Office of the Registrar on the Fredericton campus will be opening at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 31 to permit all staff to attend an information session. Article Contact Information Contact: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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Domestic and International Recruitment - Office Closure-FR and SJ

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

Category: News and Notices


The Domestic Recruitment Office in Fredericton and Saint John, as well as the International Recruitment Centre, will be closed on Tuesday, May 29 for meetings.  Article Contact Information Contact: Leah Cunningham Email Address: leah.cu@unb.ca

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Appointment of Assistant Vice-President Academic Partnerships -FR and SJ

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

Category: News and Notices


Members of the University Community, I am pleased to inform you Dr. John Kershaw has accepted the appointment as Assistant Vice-President Academic (Partnerships) for a three-year term commencing July 1, 2018.   I would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who participated in the search process and note a full and formal announcement will be made to the University community...

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Faculty of Computer Science - retired equipment disposal-FR

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

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UNB's Faculty of Computer Science has retired equipment for disposal. The equipment is offered to the university community (to remain a UNB asset) until June 1, 2018 via a silent ebay-style auction.  After which it will be offered again for personal consumption, via the same method, for two weeks. To place a bid on an item please send an email to fcsssd@unb.ca. The equipment list can be...

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Tell us how we are doing - Campus Operations Survey-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


As valued partners of the UNBF community, Facilities Management and Security & Traffic (Campus Operations) strive to deliver exceptional customer service and it needs your help to tell staff how they’re doing.   Below is a link to the annual Campus Operations Satisfaction Survey.  The survey is completely anonymous and takes only six to 10 minutes to complete.  Please make...

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UNBF Facilities Management Notice-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised the Facilities Management Work Control, Stores and Mailroom will be closed on Monday, May 28, from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m., to attend a training session. Please make alternative arrangements during these hours. If your matter is urgent, please contact UNB Security at 453-4830 during this time. Article Contact Information Contact: Andrew Corey Email Address: Andrew.Corey@unb.ca

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UNB hosts a public presentation for the Violence Against Women with a Disability Research Team-FR

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

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The Violence Against Women with a Disability Research Team, of the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research, is hosting a public presentation on violence against people with disabilities and those in the anti-violence field. This presentation will discuss research findings, encourage better coordination of services and communication between service providers and...

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Bass-ic - It's all about the Bass-FR

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

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The Saint John String Quartet is joined on stage by Symphony New Brunswick’s principal bass player, Andrew Miller in a concert featuring these SNB musicians as a String Quintet. The lush sound of the string quartet is enhanced by the extra bass voice. The addition of the extra lower string adds exponentially to the sounds and to the overtones; the listener will hear each string voice...

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

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB hosts discussion panel for the Violence Against Women with a Disability Research Team- FR

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

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The Violence Against Women with a Disability Research Team, of the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research, is hosting a discussion with service providers who work with people with disabilities and those in the anti-violence field. This session will discuss research findings, encourage better coordination of services and communication between service...

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Congratulations to the 2018 winners of UNBF's Faculty of Arts Awards for Excellence in Teaching-FR

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

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The UNB Fredericton Faculty of Arts would like to congratulate Neil Cole and Dr. David Hofmann, the 2018 winners of the Faculty of Arts Awards for Excellence in Teaching. Dr. David Hofmann, an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology, will be awarded the Excellence in Teaching award for full-time faculty members. Neil Cole, ARTS 1000/1100 Tutor and Academic Advising Support...

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Election of Faculty Members-at-Large to Saint John Senate-SJ

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

Category: News and Notices


On May 4, 2018, a call for nominations to fill three (3) of the nine (9) Faculty Member-at-Large seats on the Saint John Senate was circulated to all Faculty on the Saint John campus. The following three (3) nominees have agreed to allow their names to stand for election to the Saint John Senate:             •  Phil Backman, Faculty of...

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Free office desk available-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Faculty of Arts has an office desk to give away. If you, or your unit, are interested in claiming it and would like to see pictures, please email t.armstrong@unb.ca. The desk could also be claimed for personal use (the recipient is responsible for moving the desk off campus). The desk's dimensions are as follows: Desk (front piece with built in drawers): 30 inches (76.2 cm) wide 66...

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From STEM to STEAM - Harnessing the Connective Power of Creativity-FR

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

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On Tuesday, May 29, from 7 - 9 p.m., in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 261 join artist/educator Mary Stewart for "From STEM to STEAM: Harnessing the Connective Power of Creativity', where she will discuss the increasing emphasis on STEM coursework (science, technology, engineering and math) and ways in which coursework in creativity can connect these disciplines to each other and to the humanities....

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Mobility Study in Older Canadians-FR

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

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

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Retirement Dinner 2018-FR

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

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This year, UNB Fredericton will hold its Retirement Dinner on Thursday, June 7 at 6 p.m. in the SUB Ballroom.  Everyone who would like to honour a retiring colleague is encouraged to attend.  For non-retirees and guests, please contact Kim Macklin at kmacklin@unb.ca for registration information.  The deadline to return your forms with payment is no later than May 28, 2018. The...

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UNB Card Office closed for the afternoon on May 31 -FR

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

Category: News and Notices


The UNBF Card Office located in the SUB (room 106) will be closed on Thursday, May 31, from 12 – 4 p.m., to allow our office floor to be waxed.  To deposit money on your UCard during this time, please visit the UCard PHIL station in the Harriet Irving Library or Hans W. Klohn Commons (bills only), go to UCard Online (via the myUNB Portal), or use the UCard App. If you have any...

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UNB Merit Awards for 2017-18 Announced - FR and SJ

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

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Merit Awards recognize outstanding contributions to teaching, research and university service by members of the Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers.  The awards are given annually on the basis of recommendations from faculty, deans, Executive Director of the College of Extended Learning, Vice President Academic (Fredericton) and Vice President (Saint John). The...

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9th Annual What's up Doc - Film Festival & Award Ceremony-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


All are invited to the 9th Annual What’s up Doc - Film Festival & Award Ceremony on Thursday, May 24 at 7 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 143. An award ceremony will follow. This year, students from Fredericton High and Nackawic Senior High produced the five short documentary films screening at the festival. Teachers involved in the program this year were Amy Bourgaize, Sara Bamford, Greg...

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Attempted Theft-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


On Saturday, May 19, three young men on bicycles were observed on the Fredericton campus attempting to get into parked vehicles.  City police have been notified of the incident.  This is a good reminder for us all to ensure we keep our vehicles locked when left unattended.  Please do not leave valuable items in your car.  If you must leave items in your car, please ensure...

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

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

Category: News and Notices


​​​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...

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Election of Faculty Member-at-Large to Fredericton Senate-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


The deadline for voting in the election of one (1) Fredericton Faculty member to fill the one vacant faculty member-at-large position on Fredericton was 4 p.m. on Monday, April 16. The ballots have now been tabulated, and I am pleased to announce that Gordon Holloway, Faculty of Engineering, has been elected to Fredericton Senate.  The term of office will be 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2021. I...

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Faculty and staff softball league-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


URec's faculty and staff softball league is back for the summer! - Dates: June 4 - August 17  - Cost: $100 per team  - Registration deadline: June 1, 2018 Questions? Contact Ben Law at ben.law@unb.ca or by phone at 506-447-3405. Article Contact Information Contact: Hannah Davies Email Address: hannah.davies@unb.ca

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Flipped Workshop - Shades of Meaning - Nuance in Written and Audio Feedback Part 1 of Transforming Feedback Series -FR

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

Category: News and Notices


Join us for a workshop about this webinar on Thursday, May 31, from 2 – 3 p.m., in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 249. Dr. Elena Woodacre and Sandy Stockwell, University of Winchester, are the webinar presenters. Based on an Australian, recently-archived webcast. The sponsoring organization is ASCILITE: Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education; presenting UK...

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Learning Community Leaders-SJ

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

Category: News and Notices


We're hiring Learning Community Leaders for Fall 2018. If you know a strong student entering his/her third or fourth year, who would make a great leader, please encourage him/her to apply. For more information or to request an application package, please email Adam Kelly at a.kelly@unb.ca or visit him in Oland Hall G13. Article Contact...

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Mindfulness in May-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


Mindfulness practice helps reduce stress and anxiety, improve focus and productivity, build patience, increase compassion and heighten body awareness. These 40-minute drop-in sessions are open to all UNB and STU students, staff & faculty.  Feel free to bring your lunch - Wednesdays, from 12:10 - 12:50 p.m., in the Group Room, second floor of the CC Jones Student Services Centre. Article...

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Visiting Artist Workshop - Introduction to Expressionism-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


Go with your instinct, not your intellect! That’s the adage of a unique Leisure Learning workshop, by visiting artist Chantal Khoury, called “Intro to Expressionism” offered Saturday, May 26, from 1 - 5 p.m., in Memorial Hall, 26. With her guidance, you'll experience her approach to creating a painting from beginning to end. You'll also be...

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Public Presentations - Candidates for the Wendy J Robbins Professorship in Gender and Womens Studies-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


Please see below for the following public presentations: Candidates for the Wendy J. Robbins Professorship in Gender and Women’s Studies. Tuesday, May 22Ela Przybylo, “Erotics Beyond Sex: What Asexuality Can Teach Us About Feminist and Queer Life and Loving,” Tilley Hall 104, 9:30-10:30 a.m.Coffee Break with the Campus Community: Carole Hines Common Room, Tilley Hall 107,...

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Free Professional Development for all UNB Employees-FR and SJ

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

Category: News and Notices


A.I. Pro Subscription - Self-directed professional development - Want to build your knowledge, skills and expertise? Looking for innovative inspiration from your field? Have a bit of extra time this week, and want to learn something new for your job? UNB has an enterprise-wide subscription to A.I. Pro, a service from Academic Impressions offering access to a variety of professional development...

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Sir Howard Douglas Hall Construction-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the main, or river facing, entrance of Sir Howard Douglas Hall will be closed this summer for exterior step repairs.  Construction will begin Tuesday May 22 with completion expected late August.  The Edwin Jacob Chapel and Great Hall will be closed to reservations during construction.  Signs and barricades will be in place during the closure to inform...

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SUB Closed on Victoria Day-FR

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

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Please be advised the Student Union Building on the Fredericton campus will be closed on Monday, May 21 for Victoria Day. Regular summer hours to resume on Tuesday, May 22. Article Contact Information Contact: Benoit Vachon-Gravel Email Address: sub@unb.ca

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Election of a Saint John Faculty Member to the Board of Governors-SJ

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

Category: News and Notices


The deadline for voting in the election of a Saint John Faculty Member to the Board of Governors was Friday, 11 May 2018.  I am pleased to announce that Tom Goud, Department of History & Politics, has been elected and will begin his three-year term on July 1. Thank you to the candidates, nominators, and voters who participated in this important process. Sarah DeVarenne Senate...

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Flipped Workshop - Shades of Meaning Nuance in Written and Audio Feedback Part 1 of Transforming Feedback Series -FR

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

Category: News and Notices


Join us for this webinar on Thursday, May 31, from 2 - 3 p.m., in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 249. Dr. Elena Woodacre and Sandy Stockwell, University of Winchester, will present the workshop. Based on an Australian, recently-archived webcast. The sponsoring organization is ASCILITE: Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education; presenting UK research and...

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Surplus Furniture - Music Dept -FR

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

Category: News and Notices


The Centre for Musical Arts has 10 tables to donate to anyone interested. They have been well-used but still have lots of life in them. Tables are one-person suited and slightly rounded to be able to form a circle if desired. For measurements, photos, or to view in-person, please contact Jacqueline at musicart@unb.ca or 506-453-4697. All items must be picked up.  Article Contact...

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UNB Fredericton Campus Community Garden plots available-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton’s Campus Community Garden still has a few plots available for its pilot year! The 4 ft x 8 ft plots are only $20 for staff and faculty and will be accessible from dawn to dusk until October. The garden is fully equipped with everything you will need to test out your green thumb this summer! Contact the Campus Food Strategy Group at unb.stu@mealexchange.com and start your...

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Building Stories of Resilience - free public event-FR

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

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The MMFC Violence Against Women with a Disability Research Team is hosting a free public event for individuals with a disability, their families, friends and the community. This session will discuss the barriers faced by women who are victims of physical abuse when trying to leave or when staying in a relationship, and encourage better communication between service providers...

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Chemistry Science Store Closed May 14 - 17-FR

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

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Please be advised that the Chemistry Science Store will be closed from Monday, May 14 to Wednesday, May 16 for chemical safety training. The Store will re-open on Thursday, May 17. Article Contact Information Contact: Jenn Meade Email Address: Jenn.Meade@unb.ca

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Congratulations to Herbert Bempah for winning pitch competition-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


Congratulations to UNB Fredericton business administration student Herbert Bempah, who won top prize at the Great Canadian Sales Competition in Toronto on May 3. More information about Mr. Bempah's participation in the competition can be found in the UNB Newsroom.  Article Contact Information Contact: UNB Communications Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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Faculty Staff Lounge closure on May 15-SJ

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

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Faculty Staff Lounge, on the Saint John campus, will be unavailable on Tuesday, May 15, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., due to a function for the Board of Governors. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding.  Article Contact Information Contact: Elizabeth Flemming Email Address: Elizabeth.Flemming@unb.ca

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Fiscal Year End-FR and SJ

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

Category: News and Notices


Accounts Payable is in the final stretch for processing of the following documents: 1. Petty cash reimbursement requests covering all petty cash disbursements made up to the end of April 2018. 2. Original invoices covering the delivery of goods and/or services dated April 30, 2018, or earlier. 3. Travel Expense Forms covering travel completed up to the end of April 2018. 4. Receipts for...

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Girl Guides and AARMS host weekend camp to promote STEM on UNBF campus-FR

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

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The Atlantic Association for Research in the Mathematical Sciences (AARMS) and the University of New Brunswick hosted a Girl Guides weekend camp encouraging girls to pursue careers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematic disciplines.  On May 12 and 13, more than 500 girls between the ages of nine and 18, who are members of the Girl Guides organization from New...

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UNB partners working with Canadian Space Agency on CubeSat project-FR

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

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Three New Brunswick post-secondary education institutions are partnering to create and send the province’s first cube satellite to space, as part of the Canadian Space Agency’s Canadian CubeSat Project. The University of New Brunswick (UNB), Université de Moncton and New Brunswick Community College (NBCC), in a collaborative project referred to as CubeSat NB, aim to launch...

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Summer Hours - Saint John campus

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

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Please be reminded that the period of summer hours begins on Tuesday, May 22 (day following the Victoria Day holiday) and ends on Tuesday, Sept. 4 (Labour Day weekend).  This means that on May 22nd the majority of departments with current office service hours of 8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (with a one-hour lunch break) will change to 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (with a 45-minute lunch break).  Any...

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Marketing shares 2017-18 campaign results-FR and SJ

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

Category: News and Notices


Three years ago, our university took on an ambitious project. Today, we are very proud to share our 2017/18 results with you. The #OnlyHere marketing campaign is about building a stronger future for UNB. This cutting-edge, strategic marketing campaign aims to increase awareness, consideration and lead generation to support recruitment's application targets — and ultimately bring...

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New on-campus classes starting May 28-FR

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

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Looking for something to do this summer? There is still time to register for on-campus classes starting May 28 in Fredericton. Complete a 3-credit hour course in as little as three or six weeks! Here is a sampling of what’s available on-campus: Intermediate Accounting II Basic French II Intro Japanese I Intro. to Psychology II Environmental Ethics Register now! View the 2018 Summer...

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Patients' Den -SJ

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

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Join us Thursday, May 10, from 6 - 9 p.m., in UNB Saint John's Grand Hall for Patients' Den: Patients Setting Research Priorities in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations. The NB Network in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) invites you to join us for the first Patients’ Den, where patient advisors will help set research priorities in New Brunswick. Three...

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Mindfulness in May-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


Mindfulness practice helps reduce stress and anxiety, improve focus and productivity, build patience, increase compassion and heighten body awareness.  This 40-minute drop-in session is open to all UNB and STU students, faculty and staff.  Please feel free to bring your lunch! The next session will be held Wednesday, May 9, from 12:10 - 12:50 p.m., in the Group Room at UNBF...

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UNBF Counselling Services - Office Closure-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


UNBF Counselling Services will be closed on Thursday, May 10, from 1 - 4:30 p.m., for staff training.  It will re-open Friday, May 11 at 8:15 a.m. Article Contact Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address: tjones@unb.ca

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Celebration in MacLaggan Hall-FR

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

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MacLaggan Hall opened May 14, 1968 and we are happy to invite you to celebrate its 50th anniversary! Please join us for birthday cake on May 14, 2018 from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m., in the main lobby Article Contact Information Contact: Lee Heenan Email Address: lheenan@unb.ca

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Oral Examination MScF - Kevin Mahabir-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


The MScF Oral Examination of Kevin Mahabir will be held on Monday, May 14 at 10 a.m. in F & G, 202 Dean's Conference Room.   Oral Examination Chaired by Dr. C. Bourque, FOREM   Examining Committee  Dr. J. Nocera, FOREM Dr. S. Heard, BIOLOGY Dr. T. Diamond, Co-Supervisor, FOREM Dr. G. Forbes, Co-Supervisor, FOREM   Advisory Committee Dr. T. Diamond, Co-Supervisor, FOREM Dr....

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Parking Lot Closure - R N Scott Hall - rear of building-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management, Fredericton campus wishes to advise that the parking lot at the rear of the R.N. Scott Hall off of Windsor Street is scheduled to be closed on Wednesday, May 9.         If you have any questions, please contact Facilities Management at 506-453-4889 or fm@unb.ca. Article Contact Information Contact: Andrew Corey Email Address:...

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Two Exciting Exhibitions by New Brunswick Women at the UNB Art Centre-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre invites the public to view two exciting new exhibitions by New Brunswick women from May 25- June 21. L’es Bold Hags present their self-titled exhibition while Jennifer Lee Weibe presents Abstracts 1-12.  Meet the artists at the opening on May 25, from 5 - 7 p.m., and enjoy the sounds of the UNB Art Centre’s new music series FLOW featuring Calum...

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Undergraduate Calendar for 2018-19 now available-FR and SJ

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

Category: News and Notices


The Undergraduate Calendar for 2018-19 is now available at http://www.unb.ca/academics/calendar/undergraduate/current/index.html (Academics > Related Resources: Academic Calendar > Academic Calendars: Undergraduate Academic Calendar) NOTE: 1. The new Certificate in Publishing (Fredericton Programs)...

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2018 Annual Central Heating Plant Steam Shutdown-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


This email shall serve as reminder that the 2018 Central Heating Plant Shutdown shall begin at 00:01 hours on Sunday, June 10, 2018, continuing through to 24:00 hours on Thursday, June 14, 2018.  Steam will be restored to the DECRH within 24 hours of shutdown.  Steam will be restored to all other clients no later than 24:00 hours on June 14, 2018. The shutdown is necessary in order to...

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CETL Announces Teaching & Learning Priority Fund Recipients 2018-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


The Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning (CETL) is pleased to announce the following successful applicants for the annual Teaching & Learning Priority Fund*. We look forward to hearing about the outcomes of their projects at future CETL teaching & learning events. Library Literacy Modules for D2L Brightspace – Agnieszka Sliwka, Harriet Irving Library Blended Online Learning Design...

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UNB graduate students to benefit from $11.4 million provincial investment-FR and SJ

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

Category: News and Notices


Graduate students at the University of New Brunswick are now eligible for a slice of an $11.4-million provincial research investment through the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation. Premier Brian Gallant made the announcement on UNB’s Fredericton campus on Tuesday, May 1. The investment will support research and development at post-secondary institutions and research institutes and help...

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Bi-Campus Budget Conversation-FR and SJ

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

Category: News and Notices


On Thursday, May 10, from 2:30 – 4 p.m., UNB will host a Bi-Campus Budget Conversation to present aspects of the 2018-19 budget, the budgeting process and UNB’s financial situation. All are welcome to join, ask questions and participate in the discussion. This event will be video-conferenced between Hazen Hall, 125 in Saint John and the Kent Auditorium in the Wu Conference Centre in...

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Chemistry Science Store Closed May 4-FR

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

Category: News and Notices


The Chemistry Science Store will be closed on Friday, May 5 and will re-open on Monday, May 7. Article Contact Information Contact: Jenn Meade Email Address: Jenn.Meade@unb.ca

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Free Book Scanner-FR and SJ

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

Category: News and Notices


There is a free, large book scanner available for any UNB Department.  It is located at the Engineering and Computer Science Library, Head Hall, for viewing between 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. from Monday - Friday. Please contact Lisa Pollock at pollockl@unb.ca for picture or more information.   Article Contact Information Contact: Lisa Pollock Email Address: pollockl@unb.ca

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Honorary Degree Recipients-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


At UNB Fredericton's 189th Encaenia Ceremonies and UNB Saint John's 44th Spring Convocation Ceremony, honorary degrees will be awarded. Honorary Degree Recipients for each ceremony have been selected and profiles are posted at the websites Encaenia and Convocation. Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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NB Plants and Their Habitats course-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you enjoy being outside? When you're walking around, are you curious about the plants you see? If so, consider enrolling in NB Plants and Their Habitats. Intensive seven-day course offered at UNB’s Fredericton campus. Open to anyone looking to explore the topic as a special interest. Students in any faculty can earn elective credit (4 credit hours). Course runs August 25 to 31,...

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You're invited - Canadian Space Agency announcement-FR

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Posted: May 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join representatives from the University of New Brunswick, Université de Moncton and New Brunswick Community College as they announce a new partnership project to create and send the province’s first cube satellite to space, as part of the Canadian Space Agency’s Canadian CubeSat Project. The event will take place on Friday, May 4, at 1 p.m in the Chancellor's...

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2018 Spring Fire Drills on UNBF campus-FR

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Posted: May 2, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please announce the following instructions for Fire Drills to your undergraduate and graduate students at the beginning of classes. All occupants MUST evacuate the building immediately via the nearest exit when the fire alarm rings. Please familiarize yourself with In Case of Fire Procedures posted above all fire alarm pull boxes in hallways and with the Emergency Procedures Booklet posted on...

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Dr. Joanna Everitt recognized for outstanding contributions to higher education-SJ

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Posted: May 2, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Joanna Everitt, dean of arts on the UNB Saint John campus, has been awarded the Angela Hildyard Recognition Award at the Senior Women Academic Administrators of Canada (SWAAC) conference. Read the full story here. Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Accident Near Miss Reporting - When, Why (legislated, please read) and How-FR

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Posted: May 1, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you are injured or nearly injured while at UNB, you must complete a UNB Accident Report Form within 24 hours (https://es.unb.ca/apps/accident-report/); and, if treatment is required (first aid inclusive or more) notify Security immediately at 506-453-4830. Also, please note that WorkSafeNB must be immediately notified of the following: • Any accidental explosion or exposure to a...

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Event Cancellation - IBME Funding Announcement Cancelled-FR

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Posted: May 1, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please note that this morning's announcement at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering has been cancelled and will be rescheduled by the Government of New Brunswick at a later date. Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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Professor Emeritus rankings-FR

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Posted: May 1, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


At UNB Fredericton's 189th Encaenia Ceremonies, professor emeritus rankings will be awarded.  To read more about those receiving this honour, visit Encaenia. Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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Reminder - Institute of Biomedical Engineering Funding Announcement-FR

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Posted: May 1, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB faculty, staff and students are invited to a funding announcement at UNB Fredericton’s Institute of Biomedical Engineering on Wednesday, May 2 at 10 a.m.  Guests will be greeted at the institute’s main entrance on 25 Dineen Drive, and guided to the Motion Analysis Lab. The announcement involves the institute’s Adaptive Rehabilitation Engineering...

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Students tackle 36th Annual Mathematics Competition at UNB-FR and SJ

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Posted: May 1, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 36th Annual Mathematics Competition for Grades 7, 8 and 9 will take place at UNB on Thursday, May 3, 2018. About 1,200 New Brunswick students will travel to the Fredericton and Saint John campuses of the University of New Brunswick, as well as the Moncton, Edmundston and Shippagan campuses of l’Université de Moncton, to write a multiple-choice competition. The competition can be...

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White Ribbon March cancelled-FR

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Posted: May 1, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The White Ribbon March scheduled for Wednesday, May 2 in Officer's Square has been cancelled due to flooding.   Article Contact Information Contact: Kim Wade Email Address: kwade@unb.ca

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Associate Dean Search - UNBSJ SGS-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 30, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


To the faculty community at UNB, Dr. Bruce MacDonald will soon step-away from the role of Associate Dean in the School of Graduate Studies on the Saint John campus. A call for applications for his replacement was made and the Search Committee has reviewed the applications received and identified two candidates to interview for the position: Dr. Lilly Both, Department of Psychology, UNBSJ Dr....

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CETL Announces Teaching - Learning Priority Fund Recipients - 2018-FR

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Posted: April 30, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning (CETL) is pleased to announce the following successful applicants for the annual Teaching & Learning Priority Fund*. We look forward to hearing about the outcomes of their projects at future CETL teaching & learning events. Library Literacy Modules for D2L Brightspace – Agnieszka Sliwka, Harriet Irving Library Blended Online Learning Design...

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UNBF - Registrar s Office Closure on May 3-FR

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Posted: April 30, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF Registrar's Office will be closed on Thursday, May 3, from 9 - 10:15 a.m., to permit all staff to participate in a working meeting. Article Contact Information Contact: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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189th Encaenia employment opportunity-FR

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Posted: April 27, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Gaspard is looking for individuals who are interested in helping with gown distribution and setup at Encaenia 2018. Workers will receive a cheque by mail from Gaspard following the ceremonies. Ceremony A: Wednesday, May 16, 10 a.m. Nursing, Science Ceremony B: Wednesday, May 16, 2:30 p.m. Business Administration, Education, Kinesiology Ceremony C: Thursday, May 17, 10 a.m....

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Fiscal year end-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 27, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University’s fiscal year end is April 30, 2018, and the Year End Processing memo has been available on the Financial Services web site. It contains very important information affecting the next six working days involving deposits to the bank. It also contains deadlines concerning the processing of travel claims, personal reimbursements, vendor invoices, petty cash and much...

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Institute of Biomedical Engineering funding announcement on May 2-FR

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Posted: April 27, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB faculty, staff and students are invited to a funding announcement at UNB Fredericton’s Institute of Biomedical Engineering on Wednesday, May 2 at 10 a.m.  Guests will be greeted at the institute’s main entrance on 25 Dineen Drive, and guided to the Motion Analysis Lab. The announcement involves the institute’s Adaptive Rehabilitation Engineering...

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Patients' Den - Patients setting research priorities in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 27, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This event will be open to all stakeholders of the NB PIHCI Network, those interested in joining the Network, researchers, and community members that would like to know more about New Brunswick health research. It will be held on Thursday, May 10, from 6 - 9 p.m., in UNB Saint John's Grand Hall.   Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. to provide an opportunity to mingle, a cash bar and...

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Print Services Closed on April 30-FR

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Posted: April 27, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF Print Services located in Marshall d’Avray Hall (room 106) will be closed on Monday, April 30, from 12 – 4 p.m., for year-end inventory.  Monday morning will be the final chance to take advantage of our year-end inventory liquidation sale. Visit us for great deals on: Various paper types and sizes Envelopes Staples Mouse pads And more If you have any questions, please...

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UNB Card Office Closed on April 30-FR

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Posted: April 27, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Card Office located in the SUB (room 106) will be closed on Monday, April 30, from 12 – 4 p.m., for year-end inventory. To deposit money on your UCard during this time, please visit the UCard PHIL station in the Harriet Irving Library or Hans W. Klohn Commons (bills only), go to UCard Online (via the myUNB Portal), or use the UCard App. If you have any questions, please contact...

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UNBF Counselling Services - Office Closure-FR

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Posted: April 27, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF Counselling Services will be closed on Tuesday, May 1, from 12 - 4:30 p.m., for staff training.  It will re-open on Wednesday, May 2 at 8:15 a.m.   Article Contact Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address: tjones@unb.ca

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Faculty - Staff UCard - UNB ID Card - Survey Results-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In February, the UNB Card Office surveyed faculty and staff to learn more about their experience using their UCard (UNB photo ID).  We’ve since compiled the results into an infographic – take a look. These results will be used to help us improve UCard services on campus for faculty and staff, as well as students. A similar survey for students will take place this fall...

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Kinesiology Summer Elective Courses -FR and SJ

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Posted: April 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you considering a summer term course as an elective? The following KIN courses are being offered on the Fredericton campus in the month of May, are just three weeks long (May 1 - 23, 2018), and do not require any prerequisite courses! KIN*2032 Introduction to Sport & Exercise Psychology with Dr. David Scott This course will introduce the student to the influence of...

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There is still time to register for Summer Term classes on the Fredericton Campus-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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It’s all about choice during Summer Term! Choose on-campus or online classes. On-campus classes begin May 1, May 28, July 3, and July 23. Complete a 3-credit hour course in as little as three or six weeks! Online courses are open. Register anytime and take up to six months to complete. Here's a sampling of the on-campus classes starting in May: ADM*2623 Business Statistics May 1...

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UNBF Retirement Dinner 2018-FR

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Posted: April 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This year, UNB Fredericton will hold its Retirement Dinner on Thursday, June 7 at 6 p.m. in the SUB Ballroom.  Everyone who would like to honour a retiring colleague is encouraged to attend.  For non-retirees and guests, please fill out the dinner invitation and send to Kim Macklin at kmacklin@unb.ca.  The deadline to return your forms with payment is no later than Monday, May...

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Valedictorians for Encaenia and Convocation Ceremonies-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On May 16 and 17, UNB Fredericton will hold its 189th Encaenia Ceremonies in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, while on May 18, UNB Saint John will hold its 44th Spring Convocation Ceremony in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre. Valedictorians for each ceremony have been selected and profiles are posted at the websites Encaenia and Convocation.     Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Bi-Campus Budget Conversation-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 25, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Thursday, May 10, from 2:30 - 4 p.m., UNB will host a Bi-Campus Budget Conversation to present aspects of the 2018-19 budget, the budgeting process and UNB's financial situation. All are welcome to join, ask questions and participate in the discussion. This event will be video-conferenced between Hazen Hall Rm. 125 in Saint John and the Kent Auditorium in the Wu Conference Centre in...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Death of Stalin -FR

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Posted: April 25, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Monday Night Film Series presents 'Death of Stalin' on Monday, April 30 at 7:30pm in Tilley Hall, 102.  The internal political landscape of 1950’s Soviet Russia takes on a darkly comic form in a new film by Emmy award-winning and Oscar-nominated writer/director Armando Iannucci. In the days following Stalin’s collapse, his core team of ministers tussle for control; some...

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O Canada singers wanted-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 25, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The graduation organizing committee is currently seeking individuals interested in performing  “O Canada” at this year's 189th Encaenia Ceremonies. We are looking for one singer per ceremony. All are welcome, however preference will go to a graduating student.  Ceremony A – Wednesday, May 16, 10 a.m. — Science and...

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Safety Newsletter - WHMIS Deadline, Incident Reporting, Training and Waste-FR

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Posted: April 25, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This newsletter focuses on the changes required for the upcoming WHMIS 2015 transition deadline, incident reporting, and upcoming training sessions and waste collections. Please take a minute to review the newsletter, and do not hesitate to contact the EHS office with any questions or comments (506-453-5075, safety@unb.ca). Article Contact Information Contact: Andrew Feicht Email Address:...

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Seeking volunteers for Encaenia Ceremonies May 16 & 17-FR

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Posted: April 25, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB will be celebrating the 189th Encaenia on May 16 and 17 at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER.  Ceremony A – Wednesday, May 16, 10 a.m. — Science and Nursing Ceremony B – Wednesday, May 16, 2:30 p.m. —  Business Administration, Kinesiology and Education Ceremony C – Thursday, May 17, 10 a.m. — Arts, Law, Renaissance College and in...

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Last Chance to Register for the Diploma in University Teaching - FR

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Posted: April 24, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Another Diploma in University Teaching class starts on May 5.  This is an accelerated session that ends on May 26. Deadline for registering is Monday, April 30. For timetable and information on registration, please visit http://www.unb.ca/fredericton/cetl/tls/faculty/dut/registration.html.  It is a wonderful way to kickstart your university teaching career.  You will: learn...

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MacLaggan Hall - 50th Anniversary Celebration -FR

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Posted: April 24, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


MacLaggan Hall opened May 14, 1968. We are happy to invite you to celebrate our 50th anniversary! Please join us for birthday cake on May 14, 2018, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the main lobby.  Article Contact Information Contact: Lee Heenan Email Address: lheenan@unb.ca

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Replacing Scan Answer Sheets - Effective May 1 2018-FR

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Posted: April 24, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The current Scantron sheet UNB Fredericton uses for exams and tests uses outdated scanning technology that can no longer be maintained by UNB Print Services. This means if existing software, computer hardware or scanning equipment fail, they cannot be repaired or replaced. For this reason, the Registrar’s Office and UNB Print Services have partnered (with faculty input) to design and...

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Request for feedback - Assistant Vice-President Academic Partnerships - Candidates-FR

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Posted: April 24, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On behalf of the Assistant Vice-President Academic (Partnerships) Search Advisory Committee, I would like to thank members of the UNB community who were able to participate in the interview process.  At this time, the Committee invites you to take the opportunity to convey your comments about the two candidates, Patricia Evans and John Kershaw.  Your comments will be treated in...

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The MEM Report Presentation of Brandon Love -FR

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Posted: April 24, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


MEM Report Presentation of Brandon Love will be held on Thursday, April 26, 2018, at 1 p.m. in Forestry & Geology Building Room 202 - Dean's Conference Room. Report Presentation Chaired By: Dr. B. Leblon, FOREMSupervisor(s):  Dr. Tom Beckley, FOREMReport Title: Parlee Beach – An Environmental Management Case Study   Abstract: Parlee Beach is New Brunswick’s...

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The MEM Report Presentation of Courtney Johnson -FR and SJ

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Posted: April 24, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The MEM Report Presentation of Courtney Johnson will be held on Wednesday, April 25, at 4 p.m. in Forestry & Geology Building Room 202 - Dean's Conference Room  Report Presentation Chaired By:  Dr. B. Leblon, FOREMSupervisor(s):  Dr. J. Nocera, FOREM, Mr. J. Ogilvie, FOREMReport Title: Model for Predicting Vernal Pools in New Brunswick from High Resolution...

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UNBSJ - Ganong Hall High Pressure Air Shutdown-SJ

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Posted: April 24, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised a high pressure air shutdown has been scheduled for April 30 at 9:30 a.m. (until approximately 1:30 p.m.).  This scheduled shutdown will require approximately 4 hours for this work to be completed.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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Fiscal year end here-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University’s fiscal year end is April 30, 2018, and the Year End Processing memo has been available on the Financial Services web site. It contains very important information affecting the next six working days involving deposits to the bank. It also contains deadlines concerning the processing of travel claims, personal reimbursements, vendor invoices, petty cash and much...

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Free reformer pilates classes -FR

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Posted: April 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Try a sample Reformer Pilates class for free during one of URec's Demo Days! Demo Day classes will run on Wednesday, May 2 (5 p.m. - 8 p.m.) and Saturday, May 5 (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.). Classes will begin every half hour and will run for 20 minutes. (i.e. first class runs from 5 p.m. - 5:20 p.m., second class from 5:30 p.m. - 5:50 p.m., etc.)  Pre-registration is required. Register in person at...

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REMINDER Equity Conversations Workshop-FR

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Posted: April 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The new Bi-Campus Standing Committee on Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Human Rights is hosting an Equity Conversations Workshop today, Tuesday, Apr. 24, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Student Union Building (SUB) Ballroom.  Using a facilitated, small-table conversation format, the committee will endeavour to gather wide-ranging information on UNB’s current equity gaps, omissions,...

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UNB Print Services Inventory Liquidation Sale - April 25-27-FR

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Posted: April 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Print Services is having a liquidation sale from April 25 to 27 to clear out stock before our year-end inventory count and to make room for new items. Visit us in Marshall d’Avray Hall room 106 Wednesday to Friday between 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. (closed at lunch) for sales on: Various paper types and sizes Envelopes Staples Mouse pads And more All sale items are first-come, first...

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Call for Encaenia Marshals -FR

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Posted: April 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty and staff are invited to volunteer to serve as graduation marshals at the 189th Spring Encaenia on May 16 and 17, 2018 to be held at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER.  There will be four separate ceremonies and at least one marshal from each of the respective faculties is required to assist with each ceremony. Ceremony A Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 10 a.m. for students in the faculties of...

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Join us at the Design Works Summer Camps-FR

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Posted: April 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Discover the fun and creativity of UNBF’s Design Works Camps for kids and teens. With 50 camps to choose from, there’s everything from themed Jr. Iron Chef and art camps to Steal the Stage Theatre and Photography camps, and more. Budding photographers can select from Stop Motion Animation, Let’s Make Movies, Create Your Photo Story and Outdoor photography camps, along with...

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Noah Page MA Oral Examination -FR

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Posted: April 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A MA Oral Examination for Noah Page, candidate in the Department of English, will be held on Tuesday, April 24 at 2 p.m. in Carleton Hall, 304.  Thesis Title: For all the Ruined Places, A Poetry Collection.   Article Contact Information Contact: Theresa Keenan at 506-451-6809 Email Address: tkeenan@unb.ca

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Reminder - Equity Conversations Workshop-SJ

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Posted: April 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The new Bi-Campus Standing Committee on Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Human Rights is hosting an Equity Conversations Workshop on Monday April 23, from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m., in the BMO Room at the Hans W. Klohn Commons.  Using a facilitated, small-table conversation format, the committee will endeavour to gather wide-ranging information on UNB’s current equity gaps, omissions, and...

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Engineering Design Symposium Winners-FR

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Posted: April 19, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Engineering is pleased to announce the fourth annual UNB Engineering Design Symposium winners: In Chemical Engineering, first place, Hazel Duncan, Taylor Morgan, Jamie Oldford and Aiden Schenkels; second place, Alex Clarkin, Michael Delong, Francois Michaud and Kyle Woods; third: Mica Blizzard, Imtiaz Hossain, Aaron McPhee and Leah Purney. In Civil Engineering, best technical report, James...

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John Furlong's Retirement Farewell-SJ

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Posted: April 19, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join us in celebrating the retirement of John Furlong, of Facilities Management in Saint John, on Wednesday, April 25, from 1 - 2:30 p.m., in the Faculty/Staff lounge. Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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SUB Summer Hours of Operation-FR

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Posted: April 19, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised the Student Union Building will be adjusting its hours of operation, starting on Sunday, April 22, for the summer months. Article Contact Information Contact: Benoit Vachon-Gravel Email Address: sub@unb.ca

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UNB Syllabus Template-FR

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Posted: April 19, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty and Instructors: Keeping in mind the upcoming summer terms, a UNB course syllabus template is available for your convenience if you find it useful (last item on the right-side menu): http://www.unb.ca/fredericton/cetl/tls/resources/index.html.  It has up-to-date information about UNB academic policies and various academic services available to students. Use what fits your situation...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, C'est la Vie -FR

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Posted: April 18, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Monday Night Film Series presents 'C'est le Vie' on Monday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. This effervescent comedy from celebrated French directing duo Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano (The Intouchables) invites us to an opulent château to attend a très extravagant wedding, where the groom is an obnoxious tyrant, the band is at war with the organizers, and the chief...

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New nursing scholarships announced as part of UNB's It Begins Here campaign-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 18, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


New scholarships for nursing students and UNB's It Begins Here campaign took centre stage at a news conference announcing a $100,000 donation by Shannex to aid UNB students showing promise in gerontological nursing. The news was featured by the Telegraph-Journal as well as radio stations in Moncton and Saint John. For more on the announcement, see the UNB Newsroom. Article Contact...

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Tenure-Track Candidate for Biological Sciences Public Lecture-SJ

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Posted: April 18, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Department of Biological Sciences will hold a public lecture with Dr. Michel Lavoie, candidate for a tenure-track position in Biological Sciences, titled "Marine ecotoxicology of metals in planktonic organisms: Investigating the toxicity of copper-based antifouling agents​" on Monday, April 30 at 11:30 a.m. in Hazen Hall, 232. Abstract: Anthropogenic activities including mining...

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UNB Saint John Summer Camps-SJ

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Posted: April 18, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John Athletics, Recreation & Wellness holds camps and instructional clinics for children and youth in the community.  Register now to join in the fun and develop your skill!  Email Athletics Program Coordinator, Stephanie Guimond at Stephanie.Guimond@unb.ca or call 506-653-2728.  Article Contact Information Contact: Stephanie Guimond Email Address:...

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Workshop on Teaching Dossiers-SJ

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Posted: April 18, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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A Workshop on Teaching Dossiers, facilitated by Magdalen Normandeau, CETL (UNBF) & Margaret Anne Smith, Humanities & Languages (UNBSJ), will take place on Monday, April 30, from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., in K.C. Irving Hall, 101. This workshop on Teaching Dossiers will clarify what a dossier is, why instructors need one, and how to develop one. After introducing these general considerations, we will 1)...

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Call for 2018 Encaenia Marshals-FR

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Posted: April 17, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Faculty and staff are invited to volunteer to serve as graduation marshals at the 184th Spring Encaenia on May 16 and 17, 2018 to be held at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER.  There will be four separate ceremonies and at least four marshals are needed to assist with each ceremony. Ceremony A Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 10 a.m. for students in the faculties of Science and Nursing Ceremony B...

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Finals UNB Spring 2018 Schedule-FR

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Posted: April 17, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Take a break from studying to enjoy some free activities or free food. All students are welcome at all events. Sponsored by your team at UNB Fredericton Student Services. Follow us on Facebook! Wednesday, April 18 UCard Cash Giveaway Finals@UNB Facebook Page   Thursday, April 19, 12:10 p.m. – 1 p.m. Flex & Flow Yoga Currie Centre   Friday, April 20 Free Exam Study Space...

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Lorenzo Reading Series to feature Wayne Johnston-SJ

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Posted: April 17, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Novelist Wayne Johnston will read from First Snow, Last Light on Thursday, April 26 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. This reading is in memory of Susan Kathleen Leyden, longtime supporter of the Lorenzo Society. Ned Vatcher, only 14, ambles home from school in the chill hush that precedes the first storm of the winter of 1936 to find the house locked, the family car missing, and...

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2018 Graduating Student Leaders-SJ

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Posted: April 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Twenty-eight students from the UNB Saint John campus have earned Graduating Student Leadership Awards for the remarkable initiative they???ve taken during their time at UNB. Find out more about the award and its recipients here. Article Contact Information Contact: Mary Duffley Email Address: Mary.Duffley@unb.ca

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Deadline Approaching to Register for Diploma in University Teaching Program -FR

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Posted: April 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning is once again offering the Diploma in University Teaching Program (DUT) for the summer term, 2018.  Below is the schedule of classes and a brief description of the program. 2018 Summer Term:  May 5 - 26, 2018 DUT will be held on Saturdays from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. and Tuesdays to Thursdays from 4 - 6:30 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 334-1....

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HotSpot Parking coming soon to Saint John campus-SJ

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Posted: April 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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No money in your pocket/purse for parking? No problem. Starting on Monday, April 30, HotSpot Parking will be available on our Saint John campus. This quick and easy app is super convenient and lets you know when you need to top up your parking so you can avoid getting a ticket. Article Contact Information Contact: David Gillespie Email Address: dgill@unb.ca

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Postponed - Tenure-Track Candidate for Psychology-SJ

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Posted: April 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please note that the public lecture with Shanna Kousaie, candidate for a tenure-track position in Psychology, has been postponed as her flight was cancelled due to weather conditions. ************************************************************************ The Department of Psychology will hold a public lecture with Shanna Kousaie, candidate for a tenure-track position in Psychology,...

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Reminder - Retirement Celebration for Janice El-Bayoumi-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Information Technology Services (ITS) is hosting a retirement reception in honour of Janice El-Bayoumi (Director of Quality Assurance and Process Management, ITS) this Thursday, April 19, from 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., in the ITS department located in Head Hall, D level.  All are welcome to join us as we congratulate Janice and share memories and stories from her time at UNB. Light...

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Shannex Gift Announcement-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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All UNB community members are cordially invited to an announcement of student support from Shannex Incorporated on Tuesday, April 17, at 10 a.m. Please join us in celebration of this generous donation to our nursing students. Parkland Saint John - Tucker Hall 55 Bloom Lane Saint John, NB E2K 0J9 For more information, please contact 453-5053. Article Contact Information Contact: Craig...

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Spring into Spring with A UNB Leisure Learning Course-FR

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Posted: April 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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This spring consider a creative, educational and fun Leisure Learning course offered by UNB’s College of Extended Learning. Starting the week of April 23rd, choose from courses in everything from Pottery and Beekeeping to Watercolor Painting and Wine Appreciation. Develop your photography skills with introductory and advanced courses, along with specialty classes in Lightroom and Video...

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Submit your fall 2018 software requests for UNB computer labs-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you instructing a course in fall 2018 that requires new software to be installed on UNB lab computers? All new lab software requests must be submitted by July 15 via UNB’s New Lab Software Request Form to ensure we have enough time to evaluate, test and deploy your software before September. Please see ITS’s lab software policy for more details. If you need help completing...

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UNBF English Language Programme Summer Course Offerings-FR

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Posted: April 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNBF English Language Programme offers a variety of formats to students whose first language is not English.  The following formats are available to students of all proficiency levels, beginner to advanced: The Intensive English Term Format is academic in nature and is a great choice for students who wish to upgrade their English for university study.  Full-time language studies...

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CETL Equipment Pool - Classroom Keys -FR

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Posted: April 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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With the end of the term, the Equipment Pool would like to remind you to return any classroom keys you've borrowed for the year/term.  You may return them in person to Room 133 of Marshall d'Avray Hall or via campus mail.  Any questions should be directed to the classrooms@unb.ca or by phone (7662). Article Contact Information Contact: Nancy Fitzpatrick Email Address: nef@unb.ca

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Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse and University - Counselling Services Blog-FR

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Posted: April 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Want to know what Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse and Surviving University have in common?  Visit our April blog to find out! Article Contact Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address: tjones@unb.ca

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Tenure-Track Candidate for Psychology - Job Talk-SJ

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Posted: April 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Department of Psychology will hold a public lecture with Shanna Kousaie, candidate for a tenure-track position in Psychology, entitled,  “The influence of bilingual language experience on cognition and language processing” on Tuesday, April 17 at 9 a.m. in  Hazen Hall, 232. Abstract:  It is estimated that more than 50 per cent of the world’s population is...

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189th Encaenia Volunteers wanted-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Fredericton will be celebrating the 189th Encaenia on May 16 17, 2018 at The Richard J.CURRIE CENTER.  Ceremony A - Wednesday, May 16 at 10 a.m. — Science and Nursing Ceremony B - Wednesday, May 16 at 2:30 p.m. —  Business Administration, Kinesiology and Education Ceremony C - Thursday, May 17 at 10 a.m. — Arts, Law, Renaissance College and in...

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Assistant Vice-President Academic (Partnerships) Candidate Presentations-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On behalf of the Search Advisory Committee for Assistant Vice-President Academic (Partnerships), I would like to extend an invitation for you to attend the presentations, followed by a question and answer period, of two candidates for the position as follows: Dr. Patricia Evans Wednesday, April 18, from 10 – 11 a.m., in Tilley Hall, 404 Dr. John Kershaw Friday, April 20, from 10 –...

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Faculty interested in participating as a member of the 189th Encaenia Honour Guard-FR

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Posted: April 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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All faculty interested in participating in the 189th Encaenia Honour Guard are asked to email judith.currie@unb.ca. Please indicate at which ceremony you would like to participate. Ceremony A - Wednesday, May 16 at 10 a.m. — Science and Nursing Ceremony B - Wednesday, May 16 at 2:30 p.m. —  Business Administration, Kinesiology and Education Ceremony C - Thursday, May 17 at...

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Forestry and Environmental Management professor featured on CBC s Quirks & Quarks-FR

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Posted: April 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Dr. Om Rajora, a professor in the Faculty of Forestry and Environmental Management, was recently invited to be on CBC Radio's national science program Quirks & Quarks to answer the question, "Do trees radiate heat?" The segment can be found on the show's website. Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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UNBF Summer Hotel opens May 4-FR

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Posted: April 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNBF Summer hotel will reopen Friday, May 4 through Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. UNBF offers affordable accommodations with beautiful views of the picturesque Saint John River and close access to the downtown, uptown and the Fredericton trails. All guests enjoy free parking, free wireless internet and a one-day pass toThe Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. Our accommodation options include both...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, I, Tonya -FR

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Posted: April 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Monday Night Film Series presents 'I, Tonya' on Sunday, Apr. 15 and Monday, Apr. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102 each evening. Margot Robbie stars as controversial Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding in this alternately tragic, hilarious and absurd look at one of the biggest scandals in US sports history. In 1994, the figure-skating world was rocked by a brutal attack on US medal...

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Register now for Summer term classes on campus-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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It’s all about choice this summer at UNB Fredericton. Choose from over 100 courses offered on UNBF’s campus! On-campus classes begin May 1, May 28, July 3, and July 23. Complete a 3-credit hour course in as little as three or six weeks! Pick up an extra course and get ahead in your program. Register now for courses starting in May: ADM*1165  Business Communications I -...

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The MEM Report Presentation of Michael Hardy -FR

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Posted: April 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The MEM Report Presentation of Michael Hardy will take place on Monday, April 16 at 9 a.m. in Forestry & Geology, 202 Dean's Conference Room.  Report Title: The Sustainability Tracking Rating and Assessment System (STARS) at the University of New Brunswick: A Gap Analysis. Report Presentation Chaired By: Dr. B. Leblon, FOREM Supervisor: Danielle Smith. HRA/FOREM-UNB  Abstract:...

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URec spring registration -FR

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Posted: April 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Registration is now open for URec's spring Silver Series, General Population & Reformer Pilates (semi-private) programs!  Classes will begin the week of May 7.    Registration can be processed in person (first floor of The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER), by phone (506.453.4579) or online.  Article Contact Information Contact: Hannah Davies Email Address:...

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Are you in a relationship with someone who has chronic pain -FR

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Posted: April 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Researchers at the University of New Brunswick are looking for partners of individuals with chronic pain to take part in a research study. You will earn $25 for providing feedback on a new questionnaire we are creating especially for partners in a chronic pain context.  You are eligible to participate if you are in a co-habitating romantic relationship of at least one year with someone who...

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Conversation Cafe-SJ

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Posted: April 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Promise Partnership is looking for volunteers for the Conversation Café for newcomer parents.   Program details: The goal of the Conversation Café is to help newcomer parents develop language skills necessary to be successful members of society. Volunteers will sit with parents and engage in conversation. Conversation materials i.e. topic cards,...

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Faculty of Business Management tenure-track position candidate presentations-SJ

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Posted: April 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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We invite you to come to the presentations of each of the candidates: Mercy Oyet, Wednesday, April 11:  10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. in Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre Sana Rizvi, Thursday, April 12: 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. in Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre There will be a research seminar followed by a teaching presentation, and time for Q&A and discussion. Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Land development update-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Starting this week a small area will be cleared along Knowledge Park Drive as we prepare for further development.    This is happening earlier than originally anticipated to avoid negative impact to the nesting activities of any birds living there as per the Migratory Birds Convention Act (MBCA).   This clearing is part of the designated land earmarked for rezoning within the...

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UNB's Engineering Design Symposium featured by CBC and CTV-FR

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Posted: April 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Fourth Annual UNB Engineering Symposium, and the ingenuity of UNB Engineering students, feature prominently in recent TV news coverage. CTV Atlantic covered the symposium at the top of its 5 p.m. newscast on April 5. The coverage can be found at this link, starting at about the 1:45 minute mark. CBC TV also profiled students and their innovations, starting at about 25:25, during the...

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UNB Saint John Faculty Staff Lounge Closed During Lunch Hour-SJ

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Posted: April 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB Saint John Faculty/Staff Lounge will be closed from 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, May 3, 2018 for a private event. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Article Contact Information Contact: Lindsay Taylor Doiron Email Address: ltaylor1@unb.ca

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Athletic Summer Camps-SJ

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Posted: April 9, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Athletics, Recreation & Wellness dept. on the Saint John campus will hold a number of Summer Camps for 2018.  In addition to others, volleyball, basketball and badminton camps are being offered.  For more information please contact Stephanie Guimond, Recreation Facilities Coordinator. Article Contact Information Contact: Stephanie Guimond Email Address: Stephanie.Guimond@unb.ca or...

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Dept. of Psychology Public Lecture-SJ

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Posted: April 9, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Department of Psychology's public lecture by Jonathan Wilbilks, candidate for a tenure-track position in Psychology, on 'Investigating the Dynamic Capacity of Audiovisual Integration" will take place on Thursday, April 12 at 9 a.m. in  Hazen Hall, 232. Abstract: The capacities of unimodal processes such as visual and auditory working memory, multiple object tracking, and attention have...

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Finals UNB Spring Schedule-FR

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Posted: April 9, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Take a break from studying to enjoy some free activities or free food!  All students welcome at all events. Sponsored by your team at UNB Fredericton Student Services. Follow us on Facebook! Wednesday, April 11, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Dog Therapy Room - SUB Ballroom   Thursday, April 12 Grab N’ Go Fruit - campus-wide   Friday, April 13, 12 – 1:30 p.m. Life-Size...

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Forestry and Environmental Management students garner attention for deer management plan-FR

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Posted: April 9, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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A group of five fourth-year students from UNB’s faculty of forestry and environmental management was featured in news stories across Canada for developing a nuisance deer management plan to help the Town of St. Andrews combat its deer overpopulation issue. Courtney la Roux, Angela Dick, Nicole Hornsby, Maddie Hall and Dominique Williams developed their Nuisance Deer Management...

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Governance committee information available online-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 9, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB’s Enterprise Systems and Services Governance Committee is a bi-campus university body that ensures strategic alignment with UNB’s missions and strategic objectives in the areas of enterprise IT systems and services, data management, cybersecurity and Project FOCUS. Please visit the ESSG Committee website for more information:...

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MEM Oral Presentation - Betsy Ugberase-FR

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Posted: April 9, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The MEM Report Presentation of Betsy Ugberase will be held on Tuesday, April 10 at 9 a.m. in F & G 202, Dean's Conference Room.  Report Presentation Chaired By: Dr. B. Leblon, FOREM Supervisor:  Dr. M. Gray, FOREM Report Title:  Development of a Bacteria Water Quality Index to Examine Long-Term Trends for the New Brunswick Surface Water Monitoring Network  ...

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Ron Pickerill-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 9, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired faculty member Dr. Ronald Pickerill, who passed away on April 5 in Saint John. He was 70. Ron emigrated from the UK to become a member of the earth sciences department at UNB Fredericton, serving as a dedicated professor and researcher for more than 40 years prior to his 2016 retirement. Colleagues and students will...

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New phishing scam targeting UNB disguised as message from Office of the President-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 9, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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A new email phishing scam has been targeting UNB faculty, staff and students, claiming you have a message from the ‘Office of the President | UNB University of New Brunswick’ and asking you to click a link to read the message.  If you received this email, please do not respond or click any links; instead, delete it from your mailbox. If you did click or respond to the email,...

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Participate in a Study on Mobile Phone Search-FR

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Posted: April 9, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Have you ever had trouble finding an app on your phone? The HCI Lab in the Faculty of Computer Science is comparing ways to help you find things faster and easier on your smartphone by using new search functionality. Come take part in our simple study (less than 60 minutes) and help us improve the technology you use every day. You will be offered a $10 grocery card for your time. Please email:...

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Spring Locker Clean-Out-SJ

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Posted: April 9, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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All locks must be removed from the lockers by Tuesday, April 24, 2018.  Any locks not removed by this date will be cut off. A campus-wide locker cleanup will take place on April 25 and 26. Lockers can be reoccupied on Friday, April 27, 2018. Thank you for your assistance - UNBSJ Environmental Health, Safety and Security Department, 648-5675. Article Contact Information Contact: Aaron...

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2018 Annual central heating plant shutdown-FR

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Posted: April 6, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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This email shall serve as reminder that the 2018 Central Heating Plant Shutdown shall begin at 00:01 hours on Sunday, June 10, 2018, continuing through to 24:00 hours on Thursday, June 14, 2018.  Steam will be restored to the DECRH within 24 hours of shutdown.  Steam will be restored to all other clients no later than 24:00 hours on June 14, 2018. The shutdown is necessary in order to...

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CETL's Faculty Appreciation Day - April 11 - Reading Day -FR

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Posted: April 6, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join us on Wednesday, April 11 (Reading Day) from 2:30 - 3 p.m. in MacLaggan Hall, room 53 for the Furious Fives presentations.  Five presenters, five topics and only five minutes to present.  They're fast and they're furious.  See topics below. Following the Furious Fives join us at the Grad Bar for refreshments from 3 - 4:30 p.m.  It's Faculty Appreciation Day - come out...

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Equity Conversations Workshops Date Correction - April 23 -SJ and April 24 -FR

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Posted: April 6, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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As an early and formative step of the new Bi-Campus Standing Committee on Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Human Rights, the UNB campus community is invited to two Equity Conversation events. By using a facilitated, small-table conversation format, the committee will endeavor to gather wide-ranging information on UNB's current equity gaps, omissions, and successes....

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2018 Encaenia Valedictorian Selections-FR

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Posted: April 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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A selection process for the 2018 UNB Fredericton Valedictorians for the May Encaenia has just concluded. Interested candidates/nominees who had submitted their names by the March 19th deadline and who met the established criteria were invited to candidate interviews between March 26 to March 29. Following the interviews (of a group of remarkable students), a valedictorian was...

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2018 Faculty of Computer Science Annual Research Exposition-FR

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Posted: April 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNBF's 2018 Faculty of Computer Science’s Annual Research Exposition will take place on Wednesday, Apr. 11, from 8:50 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., in the Wu Centre. The Exposition showcases the excellent research, new developments, and experience related to the area of information and communication technology. The coverage of the contributions is very wide, which is one of the features that...

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Equity Conversations Workshop - April 23 -SJ and April 25 -FR

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Posted: April 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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As an early and formative step of the new Bi-Campus Standing Committee on Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Human Rights, the UNB campus community is invited to two Equity Conversation events.  By using a facilitated, small-table conversation format, we endeavor to gather wide-ranging information on our current equity gaps, omissions, and successes  We...

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Faculty - Staff Convocation Ceremony Participation-SJ

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Posted: April 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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All UNB Saint John faculty and staff are invited to participate in the Spring Convocation Ceremony on Friday, May 18.  If you plan on doing so, you are asked to notify the Registrar's Office to ensure the appropriate number of seats are reserved in the Athletics Centre.  If you have your own regalia, event organizers still need to know that you plan on participating.  If you...

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ForEM 4020 Capstone Project Presentations-FR

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Posted: April 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Friday, April 6, students participating in the faculty of forestry and environmental management's 4020 Capstone Practicum - in which multidisciplinary teams develop and integrate solutions to real world environmental or natural resource management problems - will be presenting their projects. Presentations begin at 1:30 p.m. and will take place in the Forestry and Geography Building, second-...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, The Shape of Water -FR

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Posted: April 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Monday Night Film Series presents, 'The Shape of Water' on April 8 and 9, at 7:30 p.m. each evening in Tilley Hall, 102. From master storyteller, Guillermo del Toro, comes 'The Shape of Water' - an other-worldly fable, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962.  In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped...

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Public Presentation - Dr Karen Furlong candidate for tenure-track professorial position -SJ

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Posted: April 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Department of Nursing and Health Sciences invites you to a public presentation by Dr. Karen Furlong (candidate for tenure-track professorial position) on Tuesday, Apr. 10, from 1 - 2 p.m., in Oland Hall, G31. She will present 'Digital Health Integration in Canada: A Call to Reframe Nursing Competence.' Dr. Karen E. Furlong is a Senior Teaching Associate, Department of Nursing and Health...

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Reminder: Vesey's Bulbs - Green Fundraiser-FR

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Posted: April 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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This is a reminder that the College of Extended Learning’s Employee Wellness Committee is selling Vesey’s Bulbs. A full-color brochure and order form can be accessed through the following links.  Brochure Order Form  Please email orders to asmith@unb.ca by Friday, Apr. 20. Payment can be made by cash, cheque or e-transfer to Ann Smith at...

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Retirement Reception for Janice El-Bayoumi-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Janice El-Bayoumi, the Director of Quality Assurance and Process Management for Information Technology Services (ITS), is retiring this April after over 29 years of dedicated service at UNB Fredericton. In Janice’s honour, ITS will host a retirement reception on Thursday, Apr. 19, from 3 – 4:30 p.m., in the ITS department located in Head Hall, D level.  Friends, colleagues and...

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Two New Exhibitions at the UNB Art Centre - Bruce Gray Barbara Safran de Niverville-FR

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Posted: April 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB Art Centre will feature two new exhibits entitled, Primordial Encounter and Origins The UNB Art Centre welcomes the spring with two new exhibits by Barbara Safran de Niverville and Bruce Gray on Friday, Apr. 13 at 5 p.m.  The Fredericton Jazz Collective will perform at the opening as part of the UNB Art Centre’s new Flow series. In the West Gallery Barbara Safran de...

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UNB Concert Band - Chorale Spring Concert-FR

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Posted: April 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Celebrate Spring with the UNB Concert Band and UNB Chorale on Tuesday, Apr. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Adults - $5, Seniors - $3, Students - free Tickets are available at the door. Call the Centre for Musical Arts at 453-4697 for more information. Article Contact Information Contact: Lindsay Hawn Email Address: musicart@unb.ca

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CETL Hosts Effective Teaching Institute - Teaching Cases - What Is the Story There -FR and SJ

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Posted: April 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Guest speaker Annie Prud’homme-Généreux will present a workshop on Wednesday, Apr. 25, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 261. Case studies are stories with a pedagogical objective. Business schools have been using them since the 1970s, but it is only recently that instructors in other disciplines have incorporated them in their classrooms. Cases provide...

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CETL Visiting Scholar Program-FR

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Posted: April 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Applications are now being received for the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning Visiting Scholar Program for the Summer Term, with a deadline of Friday, Apr. 6. Ideal for those planning a summer project, the program is for faculty members who wish to work on projects that would benefit from close collaboration with members of the CETL staff. The program is open to full-time UNB faculty...

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Children needed for Clinical Psychology Graduate Student Training-FR

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Posted: April 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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We are looking for eight children (aged seven to 15 years) who are making average or above average progress in school to help graduate students in clinical psychology learn to administer psychological tests.  This activity requires that your child spend two to three hours with a psychology graduate student in the Psychology Department on the UNB Fredericton campus.  His/her...

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Enactus presentation-SJ

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Posted: April 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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ENACTUS is a student-led entrepreneurial group that develops projects focused upon the triple bottom line of social, environmental and business sustainability. Our ENACTUS group did a great job presenting at regionals (Halifax) and is soon off to nationals (Toronto). Its members are looking to practise their pitch one more time and to answer questions people might have about ENACTUS as they try...

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Exam preparation help-SJ

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Posted: April 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Instructors on the Saint John campus who encounter students stressed over exams or seeking last-minute help with preparation strategies can refer those students to Adam Kelly, their academic development coach with Student Services.  To refer a student, please email a.kelly@unb.ca and CC the student (or vice versa). You can also visit Oland Hall G13 to discuss in-person, call 648-5580, or...

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Looking for Mi kmaq and Wolastoqey Nursing Students-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Looking for Mi'kmaq and Wolastoqey nursing students willing to share their experience for a video project to help support future Mi'kmaq and Wolastoqey students. Hearing from others who have traveled the same path you are on, and have experienced the same challenges, can be an incredible source of inspiration and strength. These videos will give you a chance to talk about what it felt like for...

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Proposed Research Overhead Policy Feedback Requested-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Office of the VPR is requesting feedback on the proposed Research Overhead Policy. Any feedback can be directed to ors@unb.ca by Friday, Apr. 13, with the words “Overhead Policy Comments” in the title. For any questions or for more information, please do not hesitate to call or email Drew Rendall, Dean, School of Graduate Studies, or Kelly Ashfield, Executive Director, Office of...

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Public lecture by Dr. Michael Corman, candidate for tenure-track position in Social Science -SJ

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Posted: April 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Department of Social Science invites you to attend a public lecture on "The Hospital’s Going to Complain" – Emergency Medical Services in the Age of Technological Governance on Thursday, Apr. 5 at 2 p.m. in Hazen Hall, 232. Abstract: Paramedics are an increasingly important health and emergency services professional central to contemporary health care settings. This presentation...

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Raising the Teaching Bar-SJ

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Posted: April 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Raising the Teaching Bar is a biweekly series of very informal teaching discussions. We have a presentation for 20 minutes or so, then ample time to discuss the topic. Join us on Friday, April 13 at 4 p.m. in the Geology Lab, GH206. The topic, Burn Out, Flame Out, or Laugh Out Loud: How to deal with the Year-after-Year of Teaching will be discussed. When we were students, we learned to deal...

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Spring pothole season-FR

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Posted: April 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Facilities Management wishes to advise that due to winter weather conditions there are a number of potholes on our UNB Fredericton paths, roads and in parking areas.  We are temporarily patching the potholes and will permanently patch them when the asphalt plant opens for the season.  Please use extra caution when navigating our campus. Any questions or concerns can be directed to...

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SUB Cafeteria early closure-FR

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Posted: April 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please be advised the SUB Cafeteria will be closing at 1 p.m. on Friday, Apr. 6 to prepare for the Proudly UNB Dinner.  Tim Hortons will be Take Out Only starting at 1 p.m. until closure at 3 p.m. To access Tim Hortons from 1 - 3 p.m., please use doors near vending machines. Article Contact Information Contact: Benoit Vachon-Gravel Email Address: sub@unb.ca

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Theatre UNB presents, A Patriot For Me by John Osborne-FR

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Posted: April 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Theatre UNB’s final production of the 2017-18 season, A Patriot For Me by John Osborne, is an historical drama based on the fascinating true story of Alfred Redl, an intelligence officer who served in the highest ranks of the Austro-Hungarian army in the years just prior to World War One. Unmasked by enemy Russian spies as a homosexual, Redl was blackmailed into becoming a double agent to...

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Tickets still available for An Evening of Art and Cheer-FR

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Posted: April 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Tickets are still available for An Evening of Art and Cheer, taking place on Saturday, Apr. 7 at 7 p.m. in the SUB Ballroom. This event is organized by UNB Fredericton’s MBA Professional Development students to raise funds to support the MBA Community Leadership Award for future MBA students. Join us in the SUB ballroom and enjoy the following: A live paint off -  in an...

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UNB College of Extended Learning closing early April 6-FR and SJ

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Posted: April 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB College of Extended Learning will close at 3 p.m. on Friday, April 6 to allow staff to attend a staff function. The College will reopen on Monday, April 9 for normal work hours.  We apologize for any inconvenience. Article Contact Information Contact: Ann Smith Email Address: asmith@unb.ca

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UNBF Counselling Services - Office Closure-FR

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Posted: April 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNBF Counselling Services will be closing at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Apr. 5 due to staff training.  It will re-open on Friday, Apr. 6 at 8:15 a.m. Article Contact Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address: tjones@unb.ca

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Accident Near Miss Reporting - When, Why (legislated, please read) and How-FR

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Posted: April 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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If you are injured or nearly injured while at UNB, you must complete a UNB Accident Report Form within 24 hours (https://es.unb.ca/apps/accident-report/); and, if treatment is required (first aid inclusive or more) notify Security immediately at 506-453-4830. Also, please note that WorkSafeNB must be immediately notified of the following: • Any accidental explosion or exposure to a...

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All my Relations Unity in Diversity theme of UNB Powwow-FR

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Posted: April 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Thursday, April 5, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m, the Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Cente (MWC) at the University of New Brunswick will host the fourth annual UNB Powwow: “All my Relations: Unity in Diversity” at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. This is a free public event and everyone is invited. "The powwow is a gathering of people to celebrate life, songs, dances, languages and traditions....

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Arts Matters 2018 Undergraduate Conference-FR

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Posted: April 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Faculty of Arts at UNB Fredericton and the UNB Student Union are hosting the 2018 Arts Matters Undergraduate Conference from April 6 - 8. The Friday night opening address and student panels are all free to attend. Attendance at the Saturday night banquet and keynote costs $30. Registration information can be found on our website.  Join for the opening keynote address featuring UNB...

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Call for Nominations for the Dr. Allan P Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching-FR-SJ

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Posted: April 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...

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Candidates for the Dean of Arts-SJ

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Posted: April 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Faculty, staff and students are invited to the public presentations for the Dean of Arts at UNB Saint John candidates:   Dr. Antony Puddephatt, Associate Professor, Lakehead University Dr. Heidi MacDonald, Associate Professor, University of Lethbridge Dr. Christian Riegel, Professor, University of Regina   The presentations will take place as follows: Antony Puddephatt: ...

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Pomodoro Study Sessions at the HIL - April 8 & 11-FR

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Posted: April 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNBF Student Accessibility Centre is hosting three ‘Pomodoro Study Sessions’ to help students prepare for exams. - Sunday, April 8, from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., in the Milham Room, Harriet Irving Library - Wednesday, April 11, from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 - 4 p.m., in the Milham Room, Harriet Irving Library The pomodoro technique is a time-management study method that uses a timer to...

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Public Lecture by Rodney Parker, candidate for a Tenure-Track position in Philosophy -SJ

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Posted: April 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Department of Humanities & Languages invites you to a public lecture by Rodney Parker (candidate for a Tenure-Track position in Philosophy) on “Phenomenology in Canada. A Question of Philosophical Tradition,” to be held on Thursday, April 5 at 12:30 p.m. in Hazen Hall, 232. Abstract: The handful of articles that attempt to survey the history and status of phenomenology in...

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Reminder to submit feedback - Executive Director, College of Extended Learning -FR and SJ

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Posted: April 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Mr. Ian Allen’s term as Executive Director, College of Extended Learning (CEL) ends on May 11, 2018.  A review advisory committee has been formed as required in Senate regulations to recommend an appointment as soon as possible.  The Review Advisory Committee is comprised as follows:   George MacLean - Chair, Vice-President Academic Luigi Benedicenti - Appointed by Deans...

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Small Teaching Series - Retrieving-FR

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Posted: April 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Dan Blustein, Biomedical Engineering, will present on Thursday, April 5, from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m., in the Harriet Irving Library, Milham Room. The thread that binds together the sessions in the Small Teaching series is James Lang’s book “Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning.” Lang categorizes as small teaching: 1) brief classroom activities (five to...

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String Master Class-SJ

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Posted: April 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Members of the Saint John String Quartet will present String Master Class on Monday, April 9, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., in Hazen Hall, 225 and 227. This is a warmup for string students participating in the NB Competitive Music Festival.   Article Contact Information Email Address: Lorenzo_music@unb.ca

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Students showcasing innovations at UNBF Design Symposium-FR

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Posted: April 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Members of the UNB community are encouraged to attend the fourth annual UNB Engineering Design Symposium as final-year engineering students showcase their capstone design projects on Thursday, April 5. The event, free and open to the public, will take place at the Fredericton Convention Centre from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Article Contact Information Contact: Communications...

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Subtowne's Ballroom Blitz - Spring Edition -FR

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Posted: April 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Subtowne's Ballroom Blitz "Spring Edition" Year End Blowout is on now in the SUB Ballroom! Come check out the deals on brand name clothing and UNB apparel! Blitz hours: Tuesday, April 3 - Thursday, April 5: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Friday, April 6 (last day): 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Article Contact Information Contact: Becky Sullivan Email Address: bsulliva@unb.ca

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UNBF - Registrar s Office Closure on April 5-FR

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Posted: April 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNBF Registrar's Office will be closed on Thursday, April 5, from 9 - 10:15 a.m., to permit all staff to participate in a staff meeting. Article Contact Information Contact: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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Valedictorian Nominations for Saint John campus-SJ

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Posted: April 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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If you know a student who should be considered for Valedictorian, please encourage her/him to submit an application, which includes transcript, contribution transcript and/or resume with cover letter before Friday, April 6. A committee will assess the applications based on the candidate's overall grade point average and level of participation in and dedication to extracurricular activities. The...

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Hazardous Waste Disposal-FR

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Posted: March 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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There will be a scheduled hazardous waste pick up May 7-8, 2018.  Please have all hazardous waste work orders completed and returned to safety@unb.ca no later than April 26, 2018. Article Contact Information Contact: Kim Perry Email Address: kperry@unb.ca

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UNB English Language Programme Employment Opportunities-FR

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Posted: March 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB English Language Programme (ELP) is accepting applications for employment for its Spring (May 21 - June 20) and Summer (July 9 - August 8) sessions. We are looking for energetic, positive and flexible individuals to work with learners who come to us from around the world to study English as a second/other language. If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding experience, ...

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Floral Design 101-FR

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Posted: March 28, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Love a beautiful floral arrangement? Make your own in the one-day Leisure Learning workshop Floral Design 101. Learn the tricks of the trade from professional floral designer Cindy St. Onge. She'll show you the basic tools and materials required and guide you each step of the way... you’ll end the workshop with a unique floral arrangement to impress family and friends. Just in time...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri-FR

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Posted: March 28, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Monday Night Film Series presents 'Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri' on Monday, April 2 at 7:30 p.m. at Tilley Hall, 102. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a darkly comedic drama from Academy Award winner Martin McDonagh. After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter’s murder case, Mildred Hayes (Academy Award winner Frances McDormand) makes a...

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SUB Easter Weekend Hours-FR

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Posted: March 28, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please be advised that the hours of operation at the SUB will be reduced during the Easter Weekend: Friday, March 30                 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 31              9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, April...

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Public Lecture by Patrick Eldridge, candidate for Tenure-Track position in Philosophy -SJ

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Posted: March 27, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John's Department of Humanities & Languages invites everyone to a public lecture by Patrick Eldridge (candidate for a Tenure-Track position in Philosophy) entitled, "The Act of Forgetting:  Husserl on the Absence of the Past" on Thursday, March 29 at 1:30 p.m. in Hazen Hall, 126. In this talk I extrapolate a phenomenological theory of forgetting from Husserl’s lectures on...

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Small Teaching Series - Growing-FR

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Posted: March 27, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Dion Durnford, Biology, will present on Thursday, March 29, from 1 - 2 p.m., in the Harriet Irving Library, Milham Room. The thread that binds together the sessions in the Small Teaching series is James Lang’s book “Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning.” Lang categorizes as small teaching: 1) brief classroom activities (five to 10 minutes), 2)...

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CETL Offers Diploma in University Teaching Program-FR

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Posted: March 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning is once again offering the Diploma in University Teaching Program (DUT) for the summer term, 2018.  Below is the schedule of classes and a brief description of the program. 2018 Summer Term:  May 5 - 26, 2018 DUT will be held on Saturdays from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. and Tuesdays to Thursdays from 4 - 6:30 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room...

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Garden Plot Reminder-FR

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Posted: March 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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This is a reminder that the deadline for renting a community garden plot in Fredericton is approaching. We ask that, if possible, plot applications be submitted by Sunday, April 15 to unb.stu@mealexchange.com and plots will be assigned on April 30. The garden is located on UNBF campus behind Neville Homestead and is home to 50 plots (4ft x 8ft). If you have any questions, don't hesitate to send...

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New cybersecurity training for faculty and staff-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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This spring, a new cybersecurity training tool, Beauceron, is being launched to UNB faculty and staff as part of UNB’s Cybersecurity Program. Available to the university at no cost, this cybersecurity awareness training is designed to educate you on the cybersecurity threats UNB faces so you’re better equipped to protect yourself, UNB and its data from these...

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Patients' Den deadline approaching-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The NB Network in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) invites you to join them on Thursday, May 10, from 5:30 - 9 p.m., at the Grand Hall, for the first Patients’ Den, where patient advisors will help set research priorities in New Brunswick. Researcher applications must be submitted online through the NB PIHCI website no later than 4 p.m. AST on March 29, 2018. Three...

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Still Seats available for session on using LinkedIn to improve your job search-FR

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Posted: March 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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There are still seats available for our session on using LinkedIn to improve your job search.  With the end of the term just around the corner, finding a job is probably on your mind. Whether you’re a full-time job or a summer job, LinkedIn is an effective tool. Join us for a lunch and learn on Tuesday, March 27, from 12 - 1 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 125 about how to improve your...

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Surplus furniture-FR

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Posted: March 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Security & Traffic has surplus furniture that it would like to donate to an office on the Fredericton campus.  Delivery is available. One (1) credenza with locking file drawers (approx 28"high x 6'long and 20"deep) Four (4) bookcases (approx 48"high x 12"deep) Three (3) love seats with four matching chairs One round coffee table (approx 36" in diameter and 16"high) Please contact...

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Books wanted-FR

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Posted: March 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Canadian Federation of University Women Fredericton (CFUW) requests donations of gently used books, audiotapes and DVDs for the annual spring book fair which benefits post-secondary scholarships for women, library and creative arts grants, music festival awards and other educational projects. Donations will be accepted throughout March, April and May ending on May 18, the week before...

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CETL's Media Lab update - Adobe Creative Cloud 2018-FR

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Posted: March 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Adobe Creative Cloud has the best apps and tools to help you bring your designs and creations to life. The Media Lab is excited to share that it has updated to the 2018 version, which comes with new and exciting features to help you make great work!  Adobe Creative Cloud 2018 has all the essentials like Photoshop, Illustrator, and Premier updated with the latest features, and is...

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CETL Hosts Effective Teaching Institute: Teaching Cases - What Is the Story There -FR and SJ

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Posted: March 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Guest speaker Annie Prud’homme-Généreux will present a workshop on Wednesday, Apr. 25, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 261. Case studies are stories with a pedagogical objective. Business schools have been using them since the 1970s, but it is only recently that instructors in other disciplines have incorporated them in their classrooms. Cases provide...

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CETL Hosts Faculty Appreciation Day Drop-in-FR

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Posted: March 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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You are invited to drop by CETL’s Faculty Appreciation Day event on Wednesday, Apr. 11, from 3 – 4:30 p.m., at the Alden Nowlan Grad House. There is no program—just drop in for some treats and chat with colleagues about the term’s experiences, now that classes are ending. This is CETL’s way of saying “thank you” for all the time and energy...

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Public Lecture by Dr. Lindsey McKay, Candidate for Tenure-Track position in Department of Social Sciences -SJ

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Posted: March 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John's Department of Social Science welcomes everyone to a public lecture by Dr. Lindsey McKay (candidate for a tenure-track position in Social Science) entitled, 'Becoming Medicine': Organ Donation and the Other Site of Politics on Tuesday, March 27 at 4 p.m. in Hazen Hall, 125. How have body parts become objects of exchange? Why do the sick and dying in Canada face a persistent...

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The UNB Art Centre open the evening of March 27 for the Edward Burtynsky exhibition - A Terrible Beauty-FR

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Posted: March 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The UNB Art Centre will have the galleries open on Tuesday, March 27, from 7 - 9 p.m. If you work during the day, this is a perfect chance to see A Terrible Beauty, an amazing exhibition of large scale photographs by the world renowned Canadian photographer, Edward Burtynsky. At the same time, there will be a Music UNB Concert, Golden Bach, by Peter Allen. There is a charge to attend the...

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UNBF's Security & Traffic - Service Disruptions-FR

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Posted: March 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Between March 27 and 29, UNBF's Security and Traffic will be in the process of moving from its current location to the Facilities Management Building at 767 Kings College Road.  The challenge will be ensuring that our unit remains fully operational as the move progresses.  Although we will be operational, some service disruptions are to be expected. -    There will...

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UNBF Retirement Dinner 2018-FR

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Posted: March 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The annual Retirement Dinner at UNB Fredericton is scheduled for Thursday, June 7 at 6 p.m. at the SUB Ballroom.   If you have recently retired, or planning to retire this year and would like to attend this dinner, please indicate this to your Dean or Director or send a note to kimberly.macklin@unb.ca.  Further details will be made available closer to the event.  If you have...

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Karli Sun-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Karli Sun, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MASRS program, will present on the topic, “How Much Fandom Is Too Much: the role of social media in fueling fans’ aggressive behaviors” on Friday, March 23, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the LB Gym, C 210. Sport is one of the major players in both national and international market, inevitably...

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Graduate Studies hosting three minute thesis event-FR

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Posted: March 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join the School of Graduate Studies for UNBF’s 3MT event on Thursday, April 5 at 3 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 143. Graduate students have three minutes and one powerpoint slide to Engage, Enlighten, and Excite a non-specialist audience about their thesis research. Judges will identify the top three presenters, and audience members will select the People’s Choice Award winner....

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Register Now - 2018 Proudly UNB Awards Dinner-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Alumni continue to distinguish themselves through outstanding service to their alma mater, their communities, province or country – and beyond. The Proudly UNB Awards, led by the Associated Alumni, were created to honour these deserving alumni for their achievements. The 2018 Proudly UNB Awards dinner is being held on Friday, April 6 at UNB Fredericton. Register now. 2018 Proudly...

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Reminder - WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for April 6th pay-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Due to the Good Friday and Easter Monday holidays, it is necessary for Payroll Services to change the WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for employee submission of hours and supervisor approvals for the pay of April 6, 2018. Employee WebTimeEntry Cut-Off - Employees using WebTimeEntry timesheets must have all hours entered, electronically signed and submitted to their supervisor for approval by...

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World Café - Campus Conversation-FR

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Posted: March 22, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Faculty, staff and students, your presence has been requested to attend a World Café / Campus Conversation event hosted by the Office of Capital Planning and Property Development on Wednesday, March 28 in the SUB Ballroom. The University of New Brunswick has identified an opportunity to enhance the on-campus experience of its students, faculty and staff.  The goal is to develop a...

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Appointment of Comptroller-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Alexandra Ferris, CPA, CA, as Comptroller effective March 19, 2018. Ali was selected as the successful applicant following a national search led by Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette. Ali possesses a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from UNB and a Chartered Professional Accountant designation.  She has a diverse 16+ year career in...

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ForEM 4020 Capstone Project Presentations-FR

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Posted: March 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Students participating in the faculty of forestry and environmental management's 4020 Capstone Practicum - in which multidisciplinary teams develop and integrate solutions to real world environmental or natural resource management problems - will be presenting their projects on Friday, April 6 at 1:30 p.m. in the Forestry and Geography Building, second- and third-floor...

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Improving your job search strategy-FR

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Posted: March 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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How is your job search strategy working for you? With the end of the term just around the corner, finding a job is probably on your mind. Whether you’re graduating and looking for a full-time job or looking for a summer job to help pay your tuition next year, LinkedIn is an effective tool. Join us for a lunch and learn about how to improve your LinkedIn profile and how to use LinkedIn for...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, The Leisure Seeker -FR

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Posted: March 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Monday Night Film Series presents, 'The Leisure Seeker' on Monday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall 102. Canadian acting legend Donald Sutherland and Academy Award winner Helen Mirren star in this wise and witty road movie set in today's divided United States. The English-language debut of Italian director Paolo Virz (Like Crazy), The Leisure Seeker makes an entire country its canvas...

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Public Lecture by Dr, Julia Woodhall-Melnik, Candidate for Tenure-Track position in Department of Social Science -SJ

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Posted: March 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John's Department of Social Science’s Sociology welcomes eveyone to a public lecture by Dr. Julia Woodhall-Melnik (candidate for a Tenure Track position in Social Sciences) entitled,  "More than Bricks: The Home as a Contributor to Mental Health and Wellbeing," on Thursday, March 22 at 4 p.m. in Hazen Hall, 232. Housing instability and homelessness undermine the health and...

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Public Lecture by Dr. Don Beith, Candidate for a Tenure-Track position in Philosophy -SJ

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Posted: March 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John's Department of Humanities & Languages invites everyone to a public lecture by Dr. Don Beith (candidate for a Tenure-Track position in Philosophy) entitled, “Merleau-Ponty’s Embodied, Expressive Phenomenology:  The New Ontology and Ethics of Institution” on Friday, March 23 at 1:30 p.m. in Hazen Hall, 126. Abstract Phenomenology is not only an investigation...

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Raising the Teaching Bar Session-SJ

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Posted: March 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The next Raising the Teaching Bar session will take place on Friday, March 23 at 4 p.m. at the Thistle St. Andrews Curling Club (49 Dufferin Ave). Dr. David Creelman will present, 'Improving Writing: Three Models of Peer-Assessment in Introductory and Upper Level Undergraduate Courses.' Using a peer-assessment process in class can help students move toward the goal of becoming effective...

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Review of Executive Director, College of Extended Learning-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Mr. Ian Allen’s term as Executive Director, College of Extended Learning (CEL) ends on May 11, 2018.  A review advisory committee has been formed as required in Senate regulations to recommend an appointment as soon as possible.  The Review Advisory Committee is comprised as follows:   George...

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UNB Student Abroad Application Deadline reminder-FR

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Posted: March 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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For any students interested in participating in an academic exchange for Winter Term 2019, the application deadline is April 1, 2018.  Apply for a Winter 2019 Exchange For all students participating in an academic exchange during Fall 2018 or Winter 2019, the application deadline for the Student Abroad Bursary is also April 1st 2018. Please don't forget to apply!   Feel free...

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An Evening of Art and Cheer-FR

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Posted: March 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Saturday, April 7 at 7 p.m. in the SUB Ballroom, our MBA Professional Development students will be hosting An Evening of Art and Cheer – a live paint off and craft tasting in support of the MBA Community Leadership Scholarship Fund. Join us in the SUB ballroom and enjoy A Live paint off -  In an amazing spectacle to behold, local artists are challenged to create paintings in three...

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Cyclethon on March 23-FR

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Posted: March 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Cycle. Sweat. Support!  Join URec for its 6th annual Cyclethon in support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of NB. Class details: The first class will begin at 6:30 a.m. and the last class will take place at 4:30 p.m. Classes will start at half past every hour (6:30 a.m., 7:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m., etc.) and will each run for 30 minutes. Where: The Alberta Alumni Recreation Gym...

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Drew Macartney - Speaker Series Season Finale-FR

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Posted: March 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Season finale of Speaker Series will be hosted by Drew Macartney on Wednesday, March 21, from 12 - 1 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 303. To register Graduating from the Fred C. Manning School of Business at Acadia University in 2009, Drew Macartney started his career with Freedom 55 Financial in Halifax. There, he grew a successful practice for four years at which time he moved into a management...

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Lorenzo Reading Series to feature Writer-in-Residence-SJ

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Posted: March 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB’s Writer-in-Residence Colleen Murphy will read from her body of work including, I Hope My Heart Burns First, The Breathing Hole, Pig Girl, Beating Heart Cadaver and The December Man on Thursday, March 29 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Pig Girl (2013) For 85 minutes, a Killer holds a Dying Woman captive in a secluded barn. Their names say it; there is no escaping the...

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Paws for a Study Break-SJ

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Posted: March 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Take part in the Paws for a Study Break on Tuesday, April 10, from 12:30 - 3 p.m., in the Ward Chipman building foyer, above Tim Hortons. Everyone is welcome.   Article Contact Information Contact: Counselling Services Email Address: sjcounsellor@unbsj.ca

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Proposed Research Overhead Policy Feedback Requested-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Office of the VPR is requesting feedback on the proposed Research Overhead Policy. Any feedback can be directed to ors@unb.ca by Friday, April 13, 2018 with the words "Overhead Policy Comments" in the title. For any questions or for more information, please do not hesitate to call or email Drew Rendall, Dean, School of Graduate Studies, or Kelly Ashfield, Executive Director, Office of...

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UNBF Residential Life Hiring Part-Time Faculty Staff Residence Fellow-FR

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Posted: March 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNBF's Residential Life will hire a Residence Fellow. Closing Date:  Wednesday, March 28, 2018 – 4 p.m. Compensation: Apartment* and dining plan** (both taxable benefits) Employment Date: July 2018 – April 30, 2019 (10 month contract***) Appointment Type: Approximately 10 hours per week (office space not provided) Function: Residential Life, a division within Student Services,...

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Atlantic Summit: Immigration & Revitalization Conference-FR

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Posted: March 19, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Dr. Herb Emery, Vaughan Chair in Regional Economics at UNB, and Amanda Hachey, UNB alumna and director at NouLAB, will be speaking at the Atlantic Summit: Immigration & Revitalization Conference at the Fredericton Convention Centre on Wednesday, March 21. The all-day summit, organized by the Public Policy Forum, is the start of a three-year research project that focuses on Atlantic...

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Diploma in University Teaching 2018-SJ

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Posted: March 19, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Diploma in University Teaching (DUT) provides opportunities for participants to develop and/or enhance knowledge and skills related to teaching and learning practices. The program is specifically developed for new faculty members, contract academic instructors, and graduate students. Other members of the UNB Saint John teaching community, as well as educators from the Tucker Park...

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Minimum Wage Increase effective April 1, 2018-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 19, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Effective April 1, 2018, the minimum wage hourly rate at UNB for student/employees will be increased to $11.25 per hour. This will require an adjustment to the rate of pay for all current students/employees who are paid an hourly rate below $11.25. Human Resources will review the pay of all such students/employees and will process pay adjustments and rate changes for future payrolls. Please...

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Security & Traffic moving to new location-FR

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Posted: March 19, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please be advised that UNBF Security & Traffic will be moving from its current office at the Wu Conference Centre to the Facilities Management Building (767 Kings College) by April 1.  Parking passes are available for purchase online, but anyone looking to purchase parking passes in person or pay for parking violations after April 1, will need to do so at the new location. UNBF...

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Sessions with UNB's Writer-in-Residence Colleen Murphy-SJ

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Posted: March 19, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB's Writer-in-Residence Colleen Murphy will visit the Saint John campus from March 26 - 29, 2018. Beginning on Monday, March 26, Colleen will have 45-minute one-to-one sessions with writers on campus (including students, faculty and staff) in Hazen Hall, 203. Her focus will be on plays, poetry and prose. The appointment times are as follows:   Monday, March 26, from 1 - 3 p.m. Tuesday,...

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Sounding the Alarm - A Harm Reduction Symposium-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 19, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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We are pleased to announce Sounding the Alarm: A Harm Reduction Symposium will be held in Saint John on March 23 and 24. This event has been organized by a multi-disciplinary planning committee from across southern New Brunswick in response to the crisis with use of opioid drugs currently present in many parts of Canada.  This symposium brings experts from across the country to speak...

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Advisor Contact Directory-FR

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Posted: March 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Spring course selection and registration for Fall Term 2018 opens March 19, 2018. If you have students looking for information about a particular program, then consider using the Advisor Contact Directory to refer them to the appropriate academic advisor(s). This may be for students considering transfers, majors/minors, honours/concentrations, students preparing for graduation, etc. The Advisor...

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New date - Don't be a Faceless Resume LinkedIn Workshop-SJ

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Posted: March 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The next LinkedIn session will take place on Tuesday, March 20, from 3:30 – 5 p.m., in the Ward Chipman Library Bldg, 31. Article Contact Information Contact: Mary Duffley Email Address: Mary.Duffley@unb.ca

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Small Teaching Series - Expanding-FR

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Posted: March 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Barry Cull, Harriet Irving Library, will present on Wednesday, March 21, from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m., in the Harriet Irving Library, Milham Room. The thread that binds together the sessions in the Small Teaching series is James Lang’s book “Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning.” Lang categorizes as small teaching: 1) brief classroom activities (five to...

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Statistical Education and the Nature of Science - date change -FR

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Posted: March 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join Jeff Picka from Math & Stats for this session on Tuesday, March 27, from 2:30 – 4 p.m., in Carleton Hall, 104. Many programs include a statistics course or a research methods course that includes statistics. Anyone who teaches such a course is invited to this presentation and to join in the ensuing discussion.   Students will have difficulty in introductory statistics courses if...

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2018 Canadian Math Kangaroo Contest-SJ

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Posted: March 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John’s Department of Mathematics & Statistics and the Promise Partnership are hosting the 2018 Canadian Math Kangaroo Contest, where math and fun intersect, on Sunday, March 18. The Department of Mathematics & Statistics organizes this annual event and is working with the Gagetown School to host a satellite writing centre. Article Contact Information Contact: M.H....

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Colleague eServices and other services unavailable on March 25-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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On Sunday, March 25, from 6 a.m. - 12 p.m. (six hours), some IT services will be unavailable while ITS performs maintenance. This outage will affect the following UNB services: eServices Colleague Some myUNB Portal services Entrinisik Informer Reports UNB Mobile App Web Time Entry WebAdvisor online course registration Note: The Colleague upgrade to UI 5.4 is not included in this maintenance;...

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Dr. Mark Tremblay to speak on the Fredericton campus-FR

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Posted: March 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Dr. Mark Tremblay, former UNB Professor, has a MSc and PhD from the Department of Community Health with a specialty in Exercise Science.  Dr. Tremblay is the Director of Health Active Living and Obesity Research (HALO) at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute and Profess of Pediatrics in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa .  He is a Fellow of...

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Emily Taylor-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Emily Taylor, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MSESS program, will present on the topic, “Treatment of Occupational Injuries: My Role as a Kinesiologist” on Friday, March 16, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the LB Gym, C 210. Kinesiology has increased in popularity over the past 15 years, and kinesiologists have become important members of physical...

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Fiscal Year End is fast approaching-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The University’s fiscal year end is April 30, 2018 and the planning has started with the release of the Year End Processing memo which is now available on the Financial Services web site.  It contains many important deadlines concerning the processing of payroll payments, travel claims, personal reimbursements, vendor invoices, petty cash and much more. It is very important for all...

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Psychology department Colloquium with Dr. Karen Blair

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Posted: March 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Dr. Karen Blair, from St. Francis Xavier University, will be with us to deliver a talk titled, "Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace: Dynamics of Giving and Receiving Disapproval for Same-Sex v. Mixed-Sex Relationships" on Friday, March 16, from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m., in Keirstead Hall's Snodgrass Lounge, 105. All are welcome and encouraged to attend. Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace: Dynamics...

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UNB's Truth and Reconciliation Strategic Action Plan-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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At UNB, the work we do transforms the potential of New Brunswick and its people. The unresolved relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people limits us from reaching our full potential as a society. The national Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) has called for a bridging of the educational attainment gap within one generation, and such a call resonates with us as leaders in...

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Accident Near Miss Reporting - When, Why (legislated, please read) and How-FR

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Posted: March 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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If you are injured or nearly injured while at UNB, you must complete a UNB Accident Report Form within 24 hours (https://es.unb.ca/apps/accident-report/); and, if treatment is required (first aid inclusive or more) notify Security immediately at 506-453-4830. Also, please note that WorkSafeNB must be immediately notified of the following: • Any accidental explosion or exposure to a...

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CIHR antimicrobial resistance research funding announcement-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend a CIHR funding announcement for antimicrobial resistance research. The announcement will take place on Friday, Mar. 16, at 10 a.m. at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, Long Hall. The Hon. Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, and Member of Parliament for Fundy Royal, Alaina Lockhart, will visit the University of New Brunswick's Fredericton...

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Cintiq Tablets now at the CETL Media Lab-FR

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Posted: March 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Media Lab now has Cintiq Tablets!  These slates allow you to draw like a pro on our systems. The new Cintiq Pro has a Pen that feels natural and precise and works well with Adobe CC options and our open source alternatives like Krita. Sensitivity and responsiveness of the Cintiq gives you the ability to create your best work. If you have never used one before, come and try it...

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Faculty of Business Research Colloquium-SJ

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Posted: March 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB Saint John's Faculty of Business will hold a Research Colloquium on Friday, March 16, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., in Oland Hall, 120. Session 1 (10:30 – 11:15 a.m.) Is Corporate Governance Relevant to the Quality of Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosure? Experience with Large European Companies?   Presenter: Dr. Mostaq M. Hussain, Professor, Accounting, Faculty of...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Wonder Wheel -FR

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Posted: March 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Monday Night Film Series presents, 'Wonder Wheel' on Monday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. Four peoples' lives intertwine amid the hustle and bustle of the Coney Island amusement park in the 1950s: Ginny (Kate Winslet), an emotionally volatile former actress now working as a waitress in a clam house; Humpty (Jim Belushi), Ginny's rough-hewn carousel operator husband; Mickey...

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Restricted parking during U Cup National Men's Hockey Tournament -FR

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Posted: March 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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This is a reminder that parking will be restricted around the Aitken Centre and Marshall d’Avray Hall at UNB Fredericton during the U Cup men’s hockey tournament, March 15-18, 2018. Thank you in advance for your understanding and patience as UNBF plays host to the U Cup for the sixth time in 16 years. Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address:...

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Student Pitch Competition Deadline Extended-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The deadline for entries for this year's Student Pitch Competition has been extended to Sunday, March 18. This is a great opportunity for any full-time UNBF student to enter his/her idea for a chance to win Cash! The Competition focuses on two major categories, Growth and Ideas. Ideas are new concepts that may be untested, but have room to grow. Growth is for established concepts, and will be...

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The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation -FR and SJ

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Posted: March 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is one of the most prestigious funders of scholarly research in Europe.  It offers competitive fellowships and prizes to academics at all career stages who want to further their research in Germany.  Applicants do not need to speak German, and they can pursue research at a university or institute of their choice as guests of a local faculty...

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UNB PhD student developing digital literacy standards-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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A PhD student at the University of New Brunswick is partnering with the province to develop digital literacy standards for students from kindergarten through Grade 12 in an effort to increase effective interaction with technology. Digital literacy is the set of skills needed for safe, healthy, and successful participation in today’s connected world. The creation of standards for digital...

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Art inventory updates on the Saint John campus -SJ

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Posted: March 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The Vice-President's Office at UNB Saint is currently updating the Art inventory database for the campus. How can you help? A student has been hired to walk around campus and verify the location of our Art. It would be very helpful to show him any pieces you might have in your offices. Alternatively, a photo could be taken and sent to the vice-president's office (tchiasso@unb.ca) noting its...

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Der Gute Mensch von Sezuan-FR

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Posted: March 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please join us on Thursday, March 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall (Dugald Blue Auditorium) for a German Language play about Three Gods visiting Earth, looking for one good person..... Organized by Contract Academic Instructor, Jens Neumann, from the Department of Culture and Media Studies. Author:  Bertolt Brecht Free Admission!   Article Contact Information Contact: Jennifer...

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Master of Education Oral Examination-FR

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Posted: March 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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A Master of Education Oral Examination for Caitlin Napodi will be held on Monday, March 19 at 1:30 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 235. Thesis title: Career Development Projects and Actions of Emerging Adults with Cystic Fibrosis and their Parents: A Qualitative Exploration. If you would like to receive a copy of the Abstract, or if you wish additional information, please contact Carol Ann...

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NB-IRDT signs MOU with province-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNB President Eddy Campbell signed a memorandum of understanding on Feb. 27 that enhances the partnership between government and the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training at UNB. The institute conducts research to support evidence-based policy development and evaluation, and provides researchers in New Brunswick with access to administrative and program data from the...

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New date - Don't be a Faceless Resume LinkedIn Workshop-SJ

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Posted: March 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Due to the impending weather, we have decided to reschedule the March 14th LinkedIn session to Tuesday, March 20, from 3:30 – 5 p.m., in the Ward Chipman Library Bldg, 31. Article Contact Information Contact: Mary Duffley Email Address: Mary.Duffley@unb.ca

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Pi Anyone -SJ

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Posted: March 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join in the celebration of Pi Day on Wednesday, March 14, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., in K.C. Irving Hall (lower entrance, across from Commons).  Activities include lots of free pie, a pie eating contest, and prizes.  This event is hosted by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, UNB Saint John.   Article Contact Information Contact: C. Hope Alderson Email Address:...

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Raising the Teaching Bar-SJ

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Posted: March 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join us for a special Raising the Teaching Bar, in conjunction with a Meet and Greet reception with the Dean of Libraries, Librarians, and Library staff on Friday, March 16, between 3  - 5 p.m.,  in the Hans W Klohn Commons, G16.  Refreshments will be provided.  We will start Raising the Teaching Bar at 4 p.m.   Engaging students as a guest lecturer.  We all know...

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Small Teaching Series - Predicting-FR

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Posted: March 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Yves Losier, Mechanical Engineering, will present on Thursday, March 15, from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m., in the Harriet Irving Library, Milham Room. The thread that binds together the sessions in the Small Teaching series is James Lang’s book “Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning.” Lang categorizes as small teaching: 1) brief classroom activities (five to...

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Spanish Coffee Corner-FR

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Posted: March 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Spanish Contract Academic Instructor, Maria Teresa Grant, would like to invite you to join her on Monday, March 19 for a Spanish Coffee Corner.  Maria Teresa will prepare Mexican coffee and tamales for everyone between 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., in Carleton Hall, 332, Culture and Media Studies Lounge. iTodos están invitados ! Article Contact Information Contact: Jennifer Bishop Email...

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Statistical Education and the Nature of Science-FR

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Posted: March 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Join Jeff Picka from Math & Stats for this session on Tuesday, March 20, from 2:30 - 4 p.m., in Carleton Hall, 104. Many programs include a statistics course or a research methods course that includes statistics. Anyone who teaches such a course is invited to this presentation and to join in the ensuing discussion.   Students will have difficulty in introductory statistics courses if they...

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UNBF Counselling Services Blog Post - Be a Better Wingman or Wingwoman -FR

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Posted: March 13, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Visit our UNBF Counselling Services March Blog post - Be a Better Wingman (or Wingwoman). Article Contact Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address: tjones@unb.ca

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189th Encaenia graduate information -FR

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Reserve your guest tickets, rent your gowns and nominate a Valedictorian! Congratulations to all graduates.  Please make note of these dates and deadlines for the189th Encaenia graduation ceremony. Reserve your guest tickets starting: March 12, 2018 until May 12, 2018 Rent your hood and gown starting: January 15, 2018 until May 7, 2018 Nominate a valedictorian by: March...

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Call for Nominations for the Dr Allan P Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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​​​Do you know an excellent teacher?  If so, nominate her/him for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching!  Nomination forms are available online or can be picked up at the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning, Fredericton; the Vice-President, Saint John; the Student Council, Saint John or Fredericton; and Faculty...

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CETL Visiting Scholar Program-FR

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Applications are now being received for the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning Visiting Scholar Program for the Summer Term, with a deadline of Friday, April 6. Ideal for those planning a summer project, the program is for faculty members who wish to work on projects that would benefit from close collaboration with members of the CETL staff. The program is open to full-time UNB faculty...

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Cycle, Sweat, Support-FR

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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URec's sixth annual Cyclethon will take place on Friday, March 23 in The Alberta Alumni Recreation Gym (first floor of the CURRIE CENTER). Our team of cycling instructors will lead 11 upbeat and energetic cycling classes in support of the Heart & Stroke Foundation of NB.  Class details: The first class will begin at 6:30 a.m. and the last class will take place at 4:30 p.m. Classes...

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Invitation - Signing of the MOU between UNB and the Province-FR

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Please join us to mark the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the University of New Brunswick and the Province. The signing will take place Tuesday, March 13 at 10:30 a.m. in the Great Hall of Sir Howard Douglas Hall. Roger Melanson, minister of post-secondary education, and Dr. Eddy Campbell, president of UNB, will participate. The MOU is meant to provide predictability...

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Peter Graves - Speaker Series-FR

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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As part of East Coast Startup Week, Peter Graves will host Speaker Series on Wednesday, March 14 at 12 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 303.  We hope to see you there.  To register. Event Description Peter Graves is a born and raised New Brunswicker who has been in the financial service industry for over 15 years. Peter came to Fredericton seven years ago as a Business Banking Account Manager...

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Rebooting our industries to take on the world lecture hosted by the Department of Earth Sciences-FR

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Dr. Adriaan Davidse, a director and disruptor at Deloitte Inc., will deliver a public lecture on Wednesday, March 14 at 6:30 p.m., in the Kent Auditorium of the Wu Conference Centre. Rebooting our industries to take on the world, will focus on how innovation in the mineral industry can drive social change by being early adopters of new technologies that will accelerate the transformation...

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Rina Arseneault selected to attend UN Commission on Status of Women-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNBF’s Rina Arseneault, associate director of the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research (MMFC), has been invited to join the Canadian delegation at the 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women. The session will take place at the United Nations headquarters in New York from March 12 – 23. She is one of 12 leaving from Canada this week to join...

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Still time to register for Job Crafting Workshop-FR

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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There are still seats available for our workshop on job crafting this Friday afternoon. Hosted by UNB's MBA Professional Development class, this workshop - Job Crafting Behaviors and Decision-Making Styles that Facilitate Work Process Improvement - will be facilitated by Dr. Patrick Bruning at Planet Hatch on Friday, March 16, from 1 - 4 p.m. For more information or to register, contact...

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Summer Residence Applications Now Open-FR

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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Are you planning on staying in Fredericton this summer? Applications for summer residence 2018 are open! Students can enjoy the independence, convenience and flexibility of staying on campus from May 1 to August 20 with no monthly internet or electric bills, and without the hassle of a long-term lease commitment. The deadline for summer residence is Friday, April 6 at 12 p.m. To apply, complete...

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UNBF Counselling Services office closure on March 13-FR

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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UNBF Counselling Services will be closed Tuesday, March 13, from 12 - 4:30 p.m., for staff training.  We will re-open on Wednesday, March 14 at 8:15 a.m. Article Contact Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address: tjones@unb.ca

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Valedictorian Nomination for May 2018 Encaenia - Deadline, March 19-FR

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Posted: March 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM ADT

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The deadline to nominate valedictorians for 2018 May Encaenia is Monday, March 19. The UNBF Valedictorian provides a formal address to all fellow graduating students and to faculty and guests at Encaenia. Any University of New Brunswick student, staff, or faculty member can nominate a graduating student to be Valedictorian. Potential candidates should meet the criteria outlined below. In...

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Digital literacy standards launch-FR

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Posted: March 9, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


An event to launch a project to identify digital literacy standards to guide learning and teaching in the public education system will take place on Monday, March 12 at 2 p.m. at the Wu Conference Centre, 100 A. UNB President Dr. Eddy Campbell, Deputy Premier Stephen Horsman, Minister of Education Brian Kenny and CEO of Opportunities NB Stephen Lund will attend. The project is a partnership...

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Don't be a Faceless Resume LinkedIn Workshop-SJ

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Posted: March 9, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB alumni office's second workshop, which will help you create your personal brand on LinkedIn, will take place on Wednesday, March 14, from 3:30 - 5 p.m., in Hazen Hall, 232 If you plan on attending, please RSVP to Mary.Duffley@unb.ca. Article Contact Information Contact: Mary Duffley Email Address: Mary.Duffley@unb.ca

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Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society Public Lecture-FR

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Posted: March 9, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society at the University of New Brunswick will present a public lecture entitled, “The Orange and the Other Green the 1974 Ulster Workers Strike and the British Army” on Wednesday, March 14, from 7 - 8:30 p.m., in the Public Archives of New Brunswick. Dr. David Charters explores one of the enduring mysteries of "The Troubles": the charge...

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Valedictorian Nominations for Saint John campus-SJ

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Posted: March 9, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


If you know a student who should be considered for Valedictorian, please encourage her/him to submit an application, which includes transcript, contribution transcript and/or resume with cover letter before Friday, April 6. A committee will assess the applications based on the candidate's overall grade point average and level of participation in and dedication to extracurricular activities. The...

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Patients' Den patients setting research priorities in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 8, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The NB Network in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) invites you to join them on Thursday, May 10, from 5:30 - 9 p.m., at the Grand Hall, for the first Patients’ Den, where patient advisors will help set research priorities in New Brunswick. They will be granting three awards, up to $5,000 each, to research teams who are proposing to work on a project that responds to...

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Study Smart - Memory & Studying workshop-SJ

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Posted: March 8, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Students are encouraged to make the most of time spent studying and on March 14 and 15, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., to attend a workshop in Ward Chipman Library, 36 (across from Tim Hortons). This free event is open to all. The two identical sessions on "Memory & Studying" will be in plain English, so no prior knowledge in Psychology is required. Bring your lunch and...

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Wolastoqey Language App Launch-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 8, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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On Thursday March 16, the Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre (MWC) at the University of New Brunswick will be hosting the Wolastoqey Language App Launch from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., at Marshall d’Avray Hall, 102.  The Wolastoqey Language App is designed by UNB’s Elder-in-Residence Imelda Perley and The Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre (MWC) Director, David Perley. The goal of the...

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MMFC celebrates 25 years-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 7, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please join us on Thursday, March 8 at 10:30 a.m. in the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre, as we mark International Women’s Day and the beginning of the 25th anniversary celebrations for the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research (MMFC) on UNB's Fredericton campus. International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the political, cultural, social and economic...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool -FR

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Posted: March 7, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Monday Night Film Series presents, 'Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool,' on Monday, March 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. The sultry Gloria Grahame won a best supporting actress Oscar for her performance in 1952's The Bad and the Beautiful. She appeared in films alongside Humphrey Bogart, Robert Mitchum, Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, and a bevy of other icons. Her star blazed brightly then...

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Research opportunity for men who have experienced violence or abuse from a partner-FR

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Posted: March 7, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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We know that men can be victims of violence and/or abuse in partner relationships. This abuse can be physical, emotional, verbal, sexual or financial. If this is your experience, and you are over 19 living in New Brunswick, you are invited to take part in a focus group to evaluate a short set of questions about partner abuse. • Taking part will involve participating in a discussion...

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SRC Election Results-SJ

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Posted: March 7, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Congratulations are extended to the recently elected members of UNBSJ's Students' Representative Council: President - Samuel Palmer Vice-President External - Caitlin Grogan Member-at-Large - Alexander Allison Nursing and Health Representative - Ashley Cook Accessibility and Disability Representative - Allison Woodman SASE Representative - Catherine Hall International Representative - Adanna Ogunka

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W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture-FR

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Posted: March 7, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Dr. Micah Pawling, Associate Professor of History & Native American Studies at the University of Maine, will deliver the 2017-18 W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture entitled, “Passamaquoddy Waterscapes in the Nineteenth Century: Homelands, Ethnohistory, and Community Engagement” on Wednesday, March 28, from 5 - 7 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 102.   In this lecture, Professor Pawling...

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Institute of Biomedical Engineering study profiled by media across Canada-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Researchers at UNB's Institute of Biomedical Engineering were featured in media stories across Canada recently for their study into whether virtual reality helps patients quiet the signals that cause phantom pain. After the institute's Wendy Hill and Jon Sensinger were featured in a UNB news release and photo sessions, Canadian Press interviewed them for a story that was picked up by radio...

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Lorenzo Reading Series to feature Sarah Faber-SJ

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Posted: March 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Author Sarah Faber will read from All is Beauty Now on Thursday, March 15 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Set against the seductive world of 1960s Rio de Janeiro, an exquisite debut novel about family secrets, divided loyalties, and the lengths we'll go to save ourselves and those we love. With settings ranging from the opulence of the legendary Copacabana Club to the poverty of...

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Participants Needed for Health Research in New Brunswick UNB iMET Study-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are you interested in helping to advance diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-50, who haven’t been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, to take part in The iMET Study. Over four visits, participants will take part in an initial exercise session, an initial consultation with testing to measure their health, followed by...

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Reminder - Storm Closure Procedures-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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With the inclement weather heading our way, we wanted to remind you to check out UNB’s cancellations and closures information. The following are campus-specific links for information on how faculty, staff and students are notified during storm closures, either before or during normal work hours: UNB Fredericton UNB Saint John Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Thank you for completing the UNB ID Card survey-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 6, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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To all faculty and staff who completed the UCard (UNB ID Card) survey – thank you! Your feedback and ideas on how we can improve our services will help us in serving you better. Your input is so important to us! Over 200 surveys were filled out and the results will be posted on the UCard website in the coming weeks - stay tuned. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to stay up-to-date...

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BioTalks at the IBME-FR

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Posted: March 5, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME) invites you to attend the next installment of BioTalks, a speaker series hosted in collaboration with the local IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Chapter, on Thursday, March 15 at 12 p.m. in  RN Scott Hall (IBME) Conference Room.   BioTalks is a plenary session open to all, designed to encourage education and discussion, learn...

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Equipment pool survey for faculty instructors and staff-FR

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Posted: March 5, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please help CETL’s Equipment Pool improve its service by completing a short online survey about the equipment borrowing services it provides to faculty, instructors and staff. It takes five to eight minutes to complete. It’s open all term. Many thanks to all who have already completed it.   Paste go.unb.ca/equip into your browser address bar or click here:...

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History & Politics Book Launch Celebration-SJ

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Posted: March 5, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Join UNB Saint John's Department of History and Politics for a celebration of the launch of five books since April, 2017. Five members and one recently-retired member have written or edited and contributed to five books in the areas of Canadian politics and Canadian, American and British history. This event will take place on Tuesday, March 27, from 5 - 7 p.m., at the New Brunswick Museum in...

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Innovative Professional Development opportunity on job crafting-FR

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Posted: March 5, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB Fredericton’s MBA Professional Development class invites you to participate in a unique professional development workshop, Job Crafting Behaviors and Decision-Making Styles that Facilitate Work Process Improvement. Join us at Planet Hatch on March 16, from 1 - 4 p.m., for this workshop facilitated by UNBF Business professor, Dr. Patrick Bruning. For more information or to register,...

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Chemistry Science Store Closed March 5-FR

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Posted: March 2, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please be advised that the Chemistry Department Science Store, on the Fredericton campus, will be closed on Monday, March 5 all day. The Store will reopen on Tuesday, March 6 at 8:30 a.m. Article Contact Information Contact: Jenn Meade Email Address: Jenn.Meade@unb.ca

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New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 2, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB Libraries is hosting a New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium on Thursday, March 22.    Subtitled Revealing and Preserving our Published Heritage, the symposium will bring together scholars, librarians, archivists, and others interested in bibliography and book history, who are either active in the field already or interested in undertaking research that can contribute  to...

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Saint John College Office Closed on March 9-SJ

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Posted: March 2, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Saint John College office will be closed on Friday, March 9.  Staff apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Article Contact Information Contact: Lindsay Taylor Doiron Email Address: ltaylor1@unb.ca

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University Awards Ceremony - Saint John Campus-SJ

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Posted: March 2, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please join Drs. Eddy Campbell, David MaGee and Robert MacKinnon on Wednesday, March 14 at 1:30 pm in the Whitebone Lounge for the presentation of the 2018 University Awards, Saint John campus.  Shelley Rinehart will receive the President's Medal, Margaret Gray and Henryk Sterniczuk will receive UNB Distinguished Service Awards, Greg Marquis will receive a University Research Scholar...

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Welcome Center Hours-FR

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Posted: March 2, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Welcome Center, located in Room 102 of the Student Union Building, will be closed over the March Break, and will resume regular business hours on March 12, 2018. Article Contact Information Contact: Karen Miner Email Address: kminer@unb.ca

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2018 Proudly UNB Awards - registration open-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 1, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The 2018 Proudly UNB Awards dinner is being held on Friday, April 6 at UNB Fredericton. Visit to register. 2018 Proudly UNB award recipients Heather Neilson (BPE'72), Island View, NB - Alumni Award of Honour Paul Antle (MScChE'87), St. John's, NL - Alumni Award of Distinction  Elaine Carty (BN'66), Vancouver, BC - Alumni Award of Distinction Jane Fritz (MScCS'82), Fredericton, NB...

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Equipment Set-up Tape Charge-FR

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Posted: March 1, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Effective immediately there will be "tape charge" assigned to some equipment set-ups on campus.  The issue is that all cables (power, VGA, audio) must be taped down to prevent tripping hazards.  The tape, with a few exceptions, has been used without passing on the cost to our clients.  However, the volume of events that require this type of set-up has increased to a point that...

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Information on Experiential Education-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 1, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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In 2016, UNB took the lead on a province-wide task force to explore a new approach to experiential education in New Brunswick. The Government of New Brunswick has recently accepted the task force???s recommendations and is committing to work with UNB and the province's three other universities on expanding experiential education opportunities for students across the province. This is an...

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Media Lab - Free Coffee Friday-FR

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Posted: March 1, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Media Lab located in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 234 will be hosting another Free Coffee Day on Friday, March 2. Stop by on your way to class, or come with friends and grab yourself a cup of fresh coffee at the Media Lab from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Did you know: this Media Lab has 2018 Adobe Creative Cloud software? Or that students and staff like to use this Apple lab to take some time for...

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Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre celebrates 25 years-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 1, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research (MMFC) will mark the beginning of its 25th anniversary celebrations on March 8 – International Women’s Day. International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the political, cultural, social and economic achievements of women and the work that has been done to empower women everywhere. For 25 years, the MMFC...

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Planned Power Outage Scheduled at IUC Forestry and IUC Physics-FR

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Posted: March 1, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNBF's Facilities Management wishes to advise that there will be a planned power outage at IUC Forestry on Tuesday, March 6 at 8 p.m. and at IUC Physics on Wednesday, March 7 at 8 p.m.  The power will be restored by 6 a.m the next morning. Any questions or concerns can be directed to Facilities Management Work Control at 453-4889 or by e-mail at fm@unb.ca. Article Contact...

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President's Awards-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 1, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The President's Awards honours staff and faculty members for their contributions to UNB.  President's Medals for 2018 will be presented to Andrew Daley of UNBF and Shelley Rinehart of UNBSJ.  This prestigious award recognizes outstanding teaching, research and/or service over the span of a career.  UNB Distinguished Service Awards honours outstanding service, both at UNB and in...

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RBC Student Pitch Competition Deadline Approaching-FR and SJ

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Posted: March 1, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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This year's RBC Student Pitch competition deadline is Tuesday, March 13. This competition, sponsored by RBC, gives all full-time students the opportunity to pitch their ideas for cash prizes. Students are asked to submit an executive summary to the J Herbert Smith Centre for validation, and to prepare a three minute pitch to be presented to our panel of judges from both the...

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SEED 2018 Program-FR

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Posted: March 1, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


The annual New Brunswick SEED (Student Employment and Experience Development) program is now accepting applications from UNB departments, faculty, and staff interested in receiving funding to hire an eligible student during the summer of 2018. Faculty and Staff must submit their application online at https://www.nbjobs.ca/seed/. Students will also need to apply online at...

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SUB Hours - Winter Reading Week-FR

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Posted: March 1, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please be advised the Student Union Building will be closing at 9 p.m. everyday from Saturday, March 3 to Saturday, March 10. Regular hours resume on Sunday, March 11. Article Contact Information Contact: Benoit Vachon-Gravel Email Address: sub@unb.ca

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UNB Law featured on CBC -FR

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Posted: March 1, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Michael Marin, assistant professor of law at UNB, was recently featured in a CBC Radio interview about the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. The national finals, hosted in Fredericton by UNB Law from February 22 - 24, saw teams from across Canada -- including our very own from UNB Law -- argue complex international law in front of top judges. Read the news...

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March Reading Week Food Service Hours on Saint John campus-SJ

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Posted: February 28, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please be advised that during the March Reading Week the Baird Dining Hall will be open from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.  Tim Hortons and the Common's Cafe will be closed.  All food service operations will return to normal on March 12.   Article Contact Information Contact: Cory Brown Email Address: cory@unb.ca

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Lady Bird -FR

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Posted: February 28, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Monday Night Film Series presents, 'Lady Bird' on Monday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102.? In Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig reveals herself to be a bold new cinematic voice with her directorial debut, excavating both the humour and pathos in the turbulent bond between a mother and her teenage daughter. Christine "Lady Bird" McPherson (Saoirse Ronan) fights against but is exactly like...

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UNB Mobility Centre closed during Winter Term Break - March 5-9 -FR and SJ

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Posted: February 28, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB Mobility Centre located in Head Hall, room D8 will be closed during the Winter Term Break (March 5-9). Regular office hours will resume the week of March 12. If you have any questions or need assistance regarding lost or damaged devices during this time, please contact the IT Service Desk at 457-2222 (Fredericton), 657-2222 (Saint John) or itservicedesk@unb.ca. Article Contact...

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Athletes needed-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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We are looking for athletes on university or college sports teams or clubs who have AND have not experienced concussion to fill out an online survey (athletes who have never had a concussion, your input is very valuable). If you are interested in participating, please click on the link below: https://survey.psyc.unb.ca/Concussion-Reporting-Survey.aspx You will be entered to win a $25 Visa gift...

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Career Connections-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Career Connections is a website with many resources for all UNB students intended to help connect your personal interests and academic aspirations to plan an exhilarating career. Career Connections will help you figure out who you are – your strengths and interests – as you find which field of study and careers are right for you. Career Connections also helps connect you to the...

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Dive deeper into your UNB Office 365 services-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Want to make the most of your UNB Office 365 (O365) services including email, OneDrive, Skype for Business, Groups and more? The ITS tidBiTS blog is currently featuring a series of posts about the many tools and services available to you through your UNB O365 account. Check them out: Getting Started with your O365? OneDrive Syncing your OneDrive Using Web Apps in O365 Using O365 Groups A Brief...

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Ganong Hall High Pressure Air Shutdown-SJ

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Posted: February 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Ganong Hall high pressure air shutdown has been scheduled for Thursday, March 1 at 9:30 a.m. (until approximately 1:30 p.m.).  This scheduled shutdown will require approximately four hours for this work to be completed.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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Panel Discussion - Past , Present , Future: Poverty Reduction and Social Inclusion-SJ

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Posted: February 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Urban and Community Studies Institute will host James Hughes, Crabtree Visiting Scholar, on Friday, March 2, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge.  He will hold a Panel Discussion: Past, Present, Future: Poverty Reduction and Social Inclusion. James Hughes is the Executive Lead at the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation in Montreal. He was formerly the President of the...

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UNBF Registrar's Office Closure on March 1-FR

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Posted: February 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNBF's Registrar's Office will be closed on Thursday, March 1, from 9 - 10:15 a.m., to permit all staff to participate in a working meeting. Article Contact Information Contact: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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UNBF Valedictorian Selection for Fredericton Ceremonies-FR

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Posted: February 27, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNBF valedictorian provides a formal address to all fellow graduating students and to faculty and guests at Encaenia. Any University of New Brunswick student, staff, or faculty member can nominate a graduating student to be valedictorian. Potential candidates should meet the criteria outlined below. Nominate a graduating student for valedictorian In Fredericton, four valedictorians will be...

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A Terrible Beauty - The Seductive Lens of Edward Burtynsky and Introducing FLOW a New Music Series-FR

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Posted: February 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB Art Centre invites you to immerse yourself in the large format photographs of celebrated Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky in the exhibition A Terrible Beauty:  The Seductive Lens of Edward Burtynsky on view from March 2- April 6, 2018. The exhibit features 25 of the photographer’s digital chromogenic prints as well as a portfolio of smaller prints entitled Pentimento....

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Crabtree Visiting Scholar at UNB Saint John-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Urban and Community Studies Institute at UNB Saint John welcomes James Hughes, Crabtree Visiting Scholar, to campus. James Hughes is the Executive Lead at the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation in Montreal. He was formerly the President of the Graham Boeckh Foundation and New Brunswick’s Deputy Minister of the department of Social Development. One of his key accomplishments as deputy...

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Last week to let us know how you use your UCard UNB ID Card -FR and SJ

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Posted: February 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Faculty and staff, do you use your UCard? Why or why not? Give us your feedback to help us understand how you use your UCard (or don’t use it) and how we can improve our UCard services for you. It takes less than five minutes to complete.  This is your last week to complete the survey. Take the survey today! Article Contact Information Contact: Kevin Lemieux Email Address:...

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Small Teaching Series - Connecting-FR

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Posted: February 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Magdalen Normandeau, Physics/CETL, will present on Wednesday, Feb. 28, from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m., in the Harriet Irving Library, Milham Room. The thread that binds together the sessions in the Small Teaching series is James Lang's book "Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning." Lang categorizes as small teaching: 1) brief classroom activities (5-10 minutes), 2)...

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Vesey's Bulbs - Green Fundraiser-FR

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Posted: February 26, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The College of Extended Learning’s Employee Wellness Committee is selling Vesey’s Bulbs to raise money for various wellness activities being planned for the upcoming year. Vesey Seeds provides a fantastic selection of product at tremendous prices, and guarantees the quality of the product. If you are not completely satisfied with the quality of product upon arrival, Vesey will...

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MusicUNB presents, Rediscovering Reicha-FR

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Posted: February 23, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Join the Centre for Musical Arts in Memorial Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 7:30 p.m. as it presents Rediscovering Reicha. For the first time in North America, a rediscovered work by romantic composer Antoine Reicha (1770-1836) intended to by performed by two brothers on the recently invented 13 keyed clarinets in Bb and A in 1810. A feat for the time, and until now a unique work. A...

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Sounding the Alarm: A Harm Reduction Symposium-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 23, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


We are pleased to announce Sounding the Alarm: A Harm Reduction Symposium will be held in Saint John on March 23 and 24. This event has been organized by a multi-disciplinary planning committee from across southern New Brunswick in response to the crisis with use of opioid drugs currently present in many parts of Canada.  This symposium brings experts from across the country to speak...

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Annual Green Review Launch-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Sustainability is excited to announce the launch of the 2016-2017 annual Green Review, a look book featuring sustainable initiatives on both the UNB Fredericton and UNB Saint John campuses. The Green Review includes facts and information surrounding sustainability efforts on both of the campuses, quotes, and suggestions on how you can live a more sustainable life. You can view the...

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CETL Offers Diploma in University Teaching Program-FR

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Posted: February 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning is once again offering the Diploma in University Teaching Program (DUT) for the summer term, 2018.  Below is the schedule of classes and a brief description of the program. 2018 Summer Term:  May 5 - 26, 2018. DUT will be held on Saturdays from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. and Tuesdays to Thursdays from 4 - 6:30 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room...

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Alex VanIderstine-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Alex VanIderstine, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MSESS program, will present on the topic, “Physiological adaptations experienced by astronauts during space flight” on Friday, Feb. 23, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the LB Gym, C 210. The recent launch of a test rocket by SpaceX has reignited discussion surrounding human exploration of Mars. The...

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Emily Wood-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Emily Wood, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MSESS program, will present on the topic, “The Growing Popularity of Craft Breweries and an Ergonomic Assessment” on Friday, Feb. 23, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the LB Gym, C 210. Workers at craft breweries work long hours and are subjected to repetitive movements, awkward postures and high strength...

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Fair Dealing Week-FR

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Posted: February 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join Jeannie Bail and Joshua Dickison in a discussion about the current state of Fair Dealing in the context of the Canadian Copyright Act Review. Sharing small portions of work for educational purposes has been added to the acceptable uses within the Canadian Copyright legislation. This right is now being debated by the publishing community and there is a potential that education could be...

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IBEC Speaker Series - Enactus UNB-FR

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Posted: February 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Enactus UNB will host Speaker Series on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 12 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 303.  Enactus UNB will be hosting this week's Speaker Series! Each team will be presenting their idea in front an audience to gain valuable feedback as they prepare for regionals in March. The team is looking for your feedback and advice, so join in on the discussion! This session will include pizza...

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Small Teaching Series Part 5 - Practicing -FR

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Posted: February 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Nancy Doiron-Maillet, Nursing, will present on Monday, Feb. 26, from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., in the Harriet Irving Library, Milham Room. The thread that binds together the sessions in the Small Teaching series is James Lang’s book “Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning.” Lang categorizes as small teaching: 1) brief classroom activities (five to 10...

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The Urban and Community Studies Institute at UNB Saint John welcomes James Hughes, Crabtree Visiting Scholar-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 22, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Urban and Community Studies Institute at UNB Saint John welcomes James Hughes, Crabtree Visiting Scholar, to campus. James Hughes is the Executive Lead at the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation in Montreal. He was formerly the President of the Graham Boeckh Foundation and New Brunswick’s Deputy Minister of the department of Social Development. One of his key accomplishments as deputy...

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Advisor Contact Directory-FR

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Posted: February 21, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Advisor Contact Directory - go.unb.ca/advisors-fr The Advisor Contact Directory (ACD) is accessible online at any time to any UNB students or employees looking to contact any current: academic advisors in any faculty (including CEL) in-faculty student support professionals directors of undergraduate and graduate programs Mi'kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre and PAEP Registrar's and Admissions...

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Introduction to Esri Story Maps-FR

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Posted: February 21, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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An Introduction to Esri Story Maps workshop will be held on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 1 - 4 p.m. at HIL 310 (Data/GIS Lab). Esri Story Maps can help you visualize your research using modern or historical maps, augmented by images, sound, video, and other resources.  They can also be used to create interesting conference presentations and even online annual reports.  If you are...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Wonderstruck -FR

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Posted: February 21, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Monday Night Film Series presents 'Wonderstruck' on Monday, Feb. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall 102.  Director Todd Haynes (Carol) has created a movie that is a meticulously curated pastiche that spans generations, genres and styles. Based on the young-adult book by Brian Selznick (The Invention of Hugo Cabret), who adapted the screenplay, the two narratives belong to Rose (Millicent...

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Faculty of Business Research Colloquium-SJ

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Posted: February 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Faculty of Business Research Colloquium takes place on Feb. 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in Oland Hall 206. Two presentations:   Session 1: Dr. Barry Watson UNB Saint John - Title: Can positive income shocks undo the mental health damage of negative income shocks? Session 2: Dr. Angela Daley (University of Maine) - Title: A Breath of Fresh Air: The Effect of Smoking Bans on...

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Faculty Staff Lounge closure on Feb 22-SJ

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Posted: February 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please be advised that the Faculty Staff Lounge will be unavailable on Thursday, Feb. 22, from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. due to a function for the Board of Governors. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding.  Article Contact Information Contact: Brenda LeBlanc Email Address: leblancb@unb.ca

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Krista Ross to Host IBEC Speaker Series-FR

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Posted: February 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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There's still time to register for Speaker Series with Krista Ross on Feb. 21 at noon in Tilley 303. Krista Ross is a successful entrepreneur, business owner and mentor who has nearly 30 years of results-driven experience in industries from association management to printing and communications, to real estate. Skilled negotiator, community builder, fiscal manager and economic development...

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New venue for McCain presentation - From Candidate to Professional-FR

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Posted: February 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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How much do you know about the world of human resource management? How much do you about McCain Foods? Join us on Feb. 23 to learn about how HRM works at McCain Foods, at their home base in Florenceville, N.B., and at the 53 plants they operate in 160 countries around the world employing 20,000 people. UNB Fredericton’s MBA Professional Development class invites you to join them for a...

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Participants needed - UNB iMET Study-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are you interested in helping to advance diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s faculty of kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-50, who haven’t been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, to take part in The iMET Study. Over four visits, participants will take part in an initial exercise session, an initial consultation with testing to measure their health, followed by...

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Pints & Perspectives - Graduate Student Speaker Series-FR

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Posted: February 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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On March 1 and March 29, the Grad House will be featuring short research talks from graduate students at UNB. Join us to hear about their work, share ideas, and enjoy a tasty beverage. Pints & Perspectives is presented by UNB Fredericton Faculty of Arts, Graduate Student Association - UNBF, and the Grad House. March 1 speakers: Charlene Bélu – doctoral candidate in Clinical...

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RBC Lunch 'n Learn Speaker Series, Dr. Dhirendra Shukla-FR

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Posted: February 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship is pleased to host a special Fireside Chat with Department Chair Dr. Dhirendra Shukla as the next event in our weekly Lunch & Learn Speaker Series presented by RBC. Dhirendra has been the Dr. J. Herbert Smith ACOA Chair since September 2009. Since then TME has grown steadily, and has added a master's program and two...

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Self-directed professional development-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Want to build your knowledge, skills and expertise? Looking for innovative inspiration from your field? Have a bit of extra time this week, and want to learn something new for your job? UNB has an enterprise-wide subscription to A.I. Pro, a service from Academic Impressions offering access to a variety of professional development tools for advisors, faculty/instructors, student services...

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Standing Ovation - Rockin the Stage - Overcoming Academic Anxiety-FR

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Posted: February 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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What do athletes, class presenters, performing artists and thesis defenders have in common? They are required to perform even when they are nervous or worried about the outcome.  If you are not doing as well as you could during exams, class presentations, recitals & thesis defenses, etc., this workshop will help! Join us on Thursday, Feb. 22, from 10:30 a.m. to noon on the second...

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Three acclaimed playwrights to read at UNBF-FR

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Posted: February 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Award-winning playwrights Anna Chatterton, Len Falkenstein and Colleen Murphy will read from their works on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the Alumni Lounge of the Alumni Memorial Building on the UNB Fredericton campus. The readings launch the book publication of two plays—Lac/Athabasca by Len Falkenstein, and Gertrude and Alice by Anna Chatterton and Evalyn Parry—and introduce...

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Walking Wednesdays at URec -FR

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Posted: February 20, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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All UNB faculty and staff are invited to walk the indoor track at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. No membership or pre-registration is required. Simply present your UNB ID card at the membership services desk (located on the ground floor of the Currie Center). Article Contact Information Contact: Hannah Davies Email Address: hannah.davies@unb.ca

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Mourning the passing of staff member Edgar Smith-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 19, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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It is with sadness I must share with you the passing of staff member Edgar Smith, who passed away on Feb. 16 at the age of 60. Please join me in offering condolences to Edgar’s family and friends. Edgar was a shift operator at the UNB Central Heating Plant on the Fredericton campus for 34 years. A member of the team since 1984, Edgar was a true leader. His mentorship was invaluable to his...

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Black History Month at the UNB Art Centre - lecture by Mary Louise McCarthy-FR

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Posted: February 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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On Thursday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m., Mary Louise McCarthy will speak about her research into the history of the Black presence in New Brunswick in "A Black Woman’s Narrative of Death, Graveyards and Segregation in New Brunswick." Ms. McCarthy is President of the New Brunswick Black History Society and is a doctoral student in the Department of Social Justice at the University of Toronto's...

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Black History Month at the UNB Art Centre - poetry reading - lecture by Dr Afua Cooper-FR

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Posted: February 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Dr. Afua Cooper will give a poetry reading in the UNB Art Centre, Memorial Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 12 p.m. Later that day, at 7 p.m., Dr. Cooper will give a lecture entitled, "Slavery and the Construction of Black People as Property: The Legacy."  This is the Department of History’s 2nd Annual Black History Month Lecture. *Please note that this lecture will be held at the...

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Caution - falling ice and snow-FR

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Posted: February 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Due to warming temperatures, please beware snow and ice accumulation on rooftops may fall. Use caution when walking or parking beside buildings on the UNB Fredericton campus. Article Contact Information Contact: Shana Normand Email Address: shana.normand@unb.ca

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CETL's Open-Access Media Lab offers Media Transfer Service-FR

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Posted: February 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Preserving research, course materials, and even family videos is an important task with ever changing technology. You no longer need to postpone the job because the UNB Media Lab has the equipment to convert a wide array of media from several devices including VHS, DV, Mini DV, CD, DVD, and Cassette tapes.  In addition, we have high quality scanners for slides, negatives, prints, and...

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CETL Announces Two Visiting Scholars-FR

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Posted: February 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning is pleased to announce two Visiting Scholars who will be engaged with CETL this term.  We are late in arranging and announcing these (my apologies), but we are pleased to have two visiting scholars who wish to spend their term focusing on excellent teaching & learning related projects. Brenda O’Blenis is a Senior Instructor with the...

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Michael Mills-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired faculty member Dr. Michael Mills, who passed away on Feb. 2 in Fredericton. He was 75. Michael was a member of the department of classics and ancient history at the University of New Brunswick from 1968 to 2008. An expert in Latin, Greek philosophy and Greek literature, Michael was highly respected by students and...

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Saint John String Quartet Presentation-SJ

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Posted: February 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Members of the Saint John String Quartet will perform Mendelssohn String Quartet Op.12 on Thursday, Feb. 22, from 12:30 - 1:20 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge. Bring your lunch and enjoy the music. All are welcome. Article Contact Information Email Address: Lorenzo_music@unb.ca

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Search for Associate Dean School of Graduate Studies Saint John-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Applications are being accepted for the position of Associate Dean in the School of Graduate Studies (Saint John campus). Dr. Bruce MacDonald currently holds this position and will step-away from the role June 30, 2018. With many thanks to Bruce for his long and effective service in support of graduate programming, we now solicit applications to fill the role. The position is being advertised...

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Small Teaching Series - Part 4 - Interleaving -FR

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Posted: February 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Jon Sensinger, Electrical & Computer Engineering, will present on Tuesday, Feb. 20, from 1 – 2 p.m., in the Harriet Irving Library, Milham Room. The thread that binds together the sessions in the Small Teaching series is James Lang’s book “Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning.” Lang categorizes as small teaching: 1) brief classroom activities...

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UNBF Counselling Services - office closure-FR

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Posted: February 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNBF Counselling Services will be closed on Tuesday, Feb. 20 in the afternoon for a staff meeting.  If you have an emergency, please contact the CHIMO Helpline at 1-800-667-5005.  Thank you. Article Contact Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address: tjones@unb.ca

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UNB professor sheds light on the idea of the lone-wolf terrorist-FR

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Posted: February 16, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNBF's Dr. David Hofmann, assistant professor of sociology, was featured by CBC New Brunswick as he talks about his research into lone-wolf terrorists and the networks that back them. Click the link to read the story. Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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Chemistry Science Store Closed February 16 -FR

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Posted: February 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please be advised that the Chemistry Department Science Store will be closed on Friday, Feb. 16 and will re-open on Tuesday, Feb. 20. Article Contact Information Contact: Jenn Meade Email Address: Jenn.Meade@unb.ca

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Jennifer Thompson-FR

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Posted: February 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Jennifer Thompson, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MSESS program, will present on the topic, "The Influence Spectators and Fans have on Sports: the Game, the Players, and the Referees" on Friday, Feb. 16, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., in the LB Gym, C 210. Sporting events have always drawn spectators and crowds. Within a person’s lifetime, most individuals...

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Introduction to Esri Story Maps-FR

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Posted: February 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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An Introduction to Esri Story Maps will take place on Saturday, Feb, 24, from 1 - 4 p.m., Harriet Irving Library, 310 (Data/GIS Lab). Esri Story Maps can help you visualize your research using modern or historical maps, augmented by images, sound, video, and other resources.  They can also be used to create interesting conference presentations and even online annual reports.  If you...

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Last day to RSVP for Career Talks-FR

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Posted: February 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Last chance to reserve your spot for Career Talks! Registration is required by emailing natasha_rene.rego@unb.ca by end of day Friday, Feb. 16.  Don't miss a great evening connecting with alumni in a group style speed-networking format. Plus, pose for free LinkedIn head shots and enjoy a delicious poutine bar! Career Talks Tuesday, Feb. 20, 6 - 8 p.m. SUB Ballroom   Article...

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RBC Lunch 'n Learn Speaker Series with Anna Schneider-FR

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Posted: February 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship is pleased to welcome Graphic Designer Anna Schneider as the next speaker in its weekly Lunch & Learn Speaker Series presented by RBC. This event will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 20, from 12:30 – 1:20 p.m., in the TME Seminar Room (H224). Anna Schneider is a graphic designer and communications expert who has been...

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Reduced Hours at the SUB on Feb 18 and 19-FR

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Posted: February 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please be advised the SUB hours of operation on Sunday, Feb. 18, and Monday, Feb. 19, will be slightly reduced due to the Family Day holiday. SUB Hours: Sunday, Feb. 18 - 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19 - 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Article Contact Information Contact: Benoit Vachon-Gravel Email Address: g227t@unb.ca

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Student Support Directory-FR

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Posted: February 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Student Support Directory (2017-2018) is available for download and print for all Fredericton campus students and employees to find and access the various resources, services and supports available to students. This new Directory replaces the previous “Helping Tree", so please recycle any old copies of the Helping Tree in your office. The Student Support Directory complements the...

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UNB closed on Monday for Family Day-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 15, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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This Monday, Feb. 19, New Brunswick will mark its first Family Day. This is a paid public holiday, and the University will be closed. We wish you a wonderful and restful long weekend and hope you are able to enjoy your first Family Day with family and friends. Article Contact Information Contact: UNB Communications Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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From Candidate to Professional - HR Careers with McCain Foods Ltd-FR

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Posted: February 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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How much do you know about the world of human resource management? How much do you know about McCain Foods? Join us on Friday, Feb. 23 to learn about how HRM works at McCain Foods, at its home base in Florenceville, NB, and at the 53 plants it operates in 160 countries around the world, employing 20,000 people. UNB Fredericton’s MBA Professional Development class is proud to host Alison...

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ISAO World of Talent-FR

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Posted: February 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB Fredericton International Student Advisor’s Office (ISAO) will host “A World of Talent” on Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 7 – 9:30 p.m., in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 143. “A World of Talent” will showcase the talented international students studying on the Fredericton campus, and feature performances from singing and dancing to playing instruments. There...

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Monday Night Film Series presents , Permanent -FR

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Posted: February 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Monday Night Film Series presents, 'Permanent' on Monday, Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall 102. While most would probably want to forget the painful style trends of the 80s, director Colette Burson mines the decade of big hair and toupees for laughs in her delightful coming-of-age feature debut, Permanent. The idiosyncratic Dixons have just moved to a small-town neighbourhood where...

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Avery McCordick-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired faculty member Dr. Avery McCordick, who passed away on Jan. 27 in Fredericton. He was 80. Avery first joined the UNB community as a student, receiving his bachelor of arts in 1961 and his bachelor degree in education in 1962. He returned to the Fredericton campus in 1973 as a member of the faculty of education, spending 21...

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RBC Student Pitch Competition is looking for submissions-FR

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Posted: February 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The J. Herbert Smith Centre for Entrepreneurship will host the 12th annual RBC Student Pitch Competition on March 22 at the Wu Conference Centre. This competition, sponsored by RBC, gives all full-time students the opportunity to pitch their ideas for cash prizes. Students are asked to submit an executive summary to the J. Herbert Smith Centre for validation, and to prepare a three minute pitch...

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Reminder - Early Alert for Student Success-SJ

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Posted: February 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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A friendly reminder for Saint John faculty - you are encouraged to submit the names of students who are potentially at-risk, with respect to their academic performance in your course, to AdvisingAlert@unb.ca.   Doing so in a timely fashion will better allow the Academic Advisors and Student Services team provide interventions that may help a student succeed and persist...

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T4 and T4A Slips are available online-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The 2017 T4 and T4A slips have now been posted online to view and print.  In order to access your T4 & T4A online, you must have access to e-services and you must have activated your T4/T4A Electronic Consent. Accessing your T4 and T4A online through the UNB portal is a secure and quick method of viewing and printing your documents.  We encourage you to choose this method to retrieve...

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UNB is leading the way on cybersecurity-FR

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Posted: February 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB's Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity and the opportunity it provides to students was recently featured by Maclean's. Read the story online.  Article Contact Information Contact: Cody Peters Email Address: cody.peters@unb.ca

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Zotero Workshop-SJ

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Posted: February 14, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Want to learn how to organize your research and manage citations? We can help! UNB Libraries invites students, faculty, and researchers to a Zotero workshop on Wednesday, Feb. 28, from 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m., in Hans W. Klohn Commons, G16. Zotero is a free research organization tool that includes citation management. The workshop will consist of two parts: 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. -...

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2018 UNB Summer Employment Program-FR

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Posted: February 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNBF Summer Employment Program is a project funded by the New Brunswick Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour. The intention of this program is to provide students with employment related to their skills and education. Approved jobs aim to enhance the students' employment prospects upon completion of their studies, while enabling them to finance the continuation of...

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Alumni representing Canadian interests internationally-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB students, alumni, faculty and researchers are making a difference around the world. Alumni Dr. Deborah Lyons and David MacNaughton are at the forefront of diplomacy — representing Canada on the international stage. Learn more.    Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Black History Month at the UNB Art Centre - Free Lecture by Robyn Maynard-FR

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Posted: February 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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On Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m., the UNB Art Centre and the Departments of History and English will present a free lecture by Robyn Maynard who will be reading from her new book published by Fernwood Publishing entitled Policing Black Lives:  State Violence in Canada from Slavery to the Present.  The lecture will be held in the Memorial Hall auditorium. Robyn Maynard is a Black...

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Earth Science Lecture Series-FR

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Posted: February 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Dr. John Spray, planetary geologist with the Planetary and Space Science Centre at UNB, is providing the next talk for the Earth Science Lecture Series, taking place on Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 1:30 p.m. in the Forestry and Geology Building, 104.  For more information please click here. Everyone is welcome!!   Article Contact Information Contact: Ann C. Timmermans Email Address:...

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Eat Smart Lunch 'n Learn-FR

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Posted: February 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Join us on Tuesday, Feb. 27, from 1 - 2 p.m., in SUB, 103 for a local lunch and a collaborative discussion on eating and our food system. A free, one-hour opportunity to engage with fellow students on food and sustainability. Please RSVP through eventbrite to help us prepare. Article Contact Information Contact: Ashlyn Brownell Email Address: Ashlyn.Brownell@unb.ca

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Innovative UNB story mapping unearths new insights into Loyalists-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB Libraries was recently featured in the media for an innovative mapping project on Loyalists who settled in New Brunswick. Click on the links to read CBC’s online story, hear the radio interview and to read the news release in the UNB Newsroom. Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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New Location for Writing Centre on Fredericton campus-FR

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Posted: February 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Come join us on Friday, Feb. 16, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., for an open house at the Writing Centre's new location, Harriet Irving Library, 410. Article Contact Information Contact: Richard M. Spacek Email Address: rspacek@unb.ca

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Participants Needed for Health Research in New Brunswick UNB iMET Study-FR and SJ

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Posted: February 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are you interested in helping to advance diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-50, who haven’t been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, to take part in The iMET Study. Over four visits, participants will take part in an initial exercise session, an initial consultation with testing to measure their health, followed by...

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Session ll fee-based registration is now open-FR

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Posted: February 13, 2018 4:00:00 AM AST

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Session ll Fee-Based program registration is now open! Register early to secure your spot in one of our popular programs.  General population (yoga + pilates) schedule Semi-private (reformer + mat/reformer) information + schedule  Registration can be processed in person, by phone (506.453.4579) or online at https://recreation.unbf.ca  Article Contact Information Contact:...

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