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KIN Kids Physical Literacy Active Play Program for ages five to 12

Greg Duquette

Posted: February 1, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


KIN KIDS is a Faculty of Kinesiology eight-week program designed to engage children in the pleasures and benefits of guided 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 behaviours. From February 4 -...

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Research Assistants Needed in Saint John, Fredericton and Moncton

Leanne Davis

Posted: January 31, 2019 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


Would you or someone you know like to be part of the research team for an exciting project studying transitions from hospital to home for frail older adults in New Brunswick? We are seeking motivated individuals within Saint John, Fredericton and Moncton for part-time employment at a competitive rate with Horizon Health Network over an approximate eight-month period. Employment is expected to...

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Interuniversity Services Tendered for shredding - Shred-it

Megan Hasson

Posted: January 31, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As of January 2019, UNB has changed service providers for shredding. Interuniversity Services tendered the service and Shred-It is the successful service provider; January 3rd was the last service date for Shred Guard. The university will receive more value as prices for the service have now decreased, while the level of service will remain the same or improve. Please close any existing...

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Beware of gift card email scams

IT Service Desk

Posted: January 30, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


An email scam has recently been targeting UNB, appearing to come from a trustworthy UNB source such as a fellow faculty or staff member asking you to “do them a favour” and purchase gift cards on the university’s behalf. The email claims you’ll be reimbursed by UNB for the purchase.  Don’t get caught up in a gift card scam. If you receive an email like...

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Community Conversations - Help shape UNB's Strategic Plan

UNB Strategic Planning

Posted: January 30, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As part of UNB’s strategic planning process, we invite UNB community members to take part in a series of active community conversations.  We are currently completing an environment scan to help inform our key themes. As such, we ask attendees to think about UNB’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats as the questions we will ask during the conversations will be...

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Lorenzo Society presents author Marcello Di Cintio -SJ

MyUNB News

Posted: January 30, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Marcello Di Cintio will read from Pay No Heed to the Rockets: Palestine in the Present Tense on Thursday, Jan. 31 at 2 p.m. in the Whitebone Lounge.  Marcello Di Cintio first visited Palestine in 1999. Like most outsiders, the Palestinian narrative that he knew had been simplified by a seemingly unending struggle - stories of oppression, exile and occupation told over and over again. The...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John

Krystal Binns

Posted: January 30, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The first 2019 meeting of QUEST-SJ will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 3 – 4:30 p.m., in the NBCC Building, 2217, on the Saint John campus. This session will feature: Methodological Focus of the Month: Individual Interview Techniques and Training – Dr. Duyen Nguyen (CIHR-NBHRF post-doctoral fellow) Hot Topic: Research Data Management and Privacy – Jacquelyn Legere...

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UNB Art Centre Awareness Campaign to Reduce our Use of Plastic!

Lori Quick

Posted: January 30, 2019 10:16:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please take part in our awareness campaign to reduce the use of plastic! It’s easy, it’s fun, and anyone can take part! You don’t have to be a student. You don’t have to have a connection to UNB. You just have to be a human, who happens to live on this planet and wants to make a difference! There are only three steps: 1. Take a photo of plastic anywhere!  Get...

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Biology Seminar Series - Dr Jesse Popp

Jenn Meade

Posted: January 30, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Biology Seminar Series is proud to host Dr. Jesse Popp (Mount Allison University) on Friday, Feb. 1 at 3 p.m. in Bailey Hall 146. Dr. Popp will be presenting her talk entitled, 'Indigenous Knowledge, Moose Ecology and Population Monitoring.' Abstract: As a cultural keystone species to many Indigenous peoples across Canada, moose play important roles in maintaining ecological and cultural...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, 'Anthropocene: The Human Epoch'-FR

MyUNB News

Posted: January 30, 2019 10:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Monday Night Film Series presents, Anthropocene: The Human Epoch, on Monday, Feb. 4, from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 102. This feature film is a cinematic meditation on humanity’s re-engineering of the planet created by multiple-award winning team of Jennifer Baichwal, Nichiolas de Pencier and Edward Burtynsky. Narrated by Alicia Vikander. Additional information can be viewed...

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Postponed - Saint John Action Equity Planning

Sula Levesque

Posted: January 29, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised the Saint John Equity Action Planning event planned for Wednesday, Jan. 30, has been postponed. A new date for the event will be announced as soon as possible. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Sula Levesque Email Address: slevesq4@unb.ca

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UNBSJ - Ganong Hall High Pressure Air Shutdown

Angie Robichaud

Posted: January 29, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised Ganong Hall high pressure air shutdown has been scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 31 at 9:30 a.m. (until approximately 12:30 p.m.).  This scheduled shutdown will require approximately two to three hours for this work to be completed.  We apologize for any inconvenience. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email...

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'Safety is good Business' presentation by Tim Petersen

Jessica Mann

Posted: January 29, 2019 10:31:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Tim Petersen, Vice-President, Prevention at WorkSafeNB, will present 'Safety is good Business' on Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 12 - 1 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 305. Petersen has been the Vice-President, Prevention at WorkSafeNB since August 2018. He oversees the delivery of investigative, inspection, education and advisory services, all with a view of partnering with stakeholders to ensure safe...

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Engineering Awards Evening-FR and SJ

Theresa D. Murray

Posted: January 29, 2019 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Faculty of Engineering will hold its eighteenth annual Engineering Awards Evening on Friday, Feb. 8  at the Student Union Building on the Fredericton campus. The evening will commence with a reception at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will follow at 6:30 p.m. on the main floor of the building.  This special evening recognizes the achievements of our undergraduate and postgraduate...

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It's Contest Time - Win U Card Cash with the UNB Co-Curricular Program-FR

Jacob White

Posted: January 29, 2019 10:29:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Students can keep track of all of the extra-curricular activities they've done during their time at UNB by participating in the Co-Curricular Program. Not only will the program help them get involved around 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 it is self-paced and...

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Physics Seminar: Using Tagged MRI TMRI to reduce a characteristic measurement time in MRI of fast flow-FR

Penny Davenport

Posted: January 29, 2019 10:29:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The next UNBF physics department seminar will take place on Thursday, Jan. 31, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Building, 204. Shahla Ahmadi, UNBF Physics, will present, Using Tagged MRI(TMRI) to reduce a characteristic measurement time in MRI of fast flow. “MRI is a non-invasive tool for quantitative visualisation of fast and complex fluid flows. Studying fast flowing...

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Registration now open for New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium

Jocelyne Thompson

Posted: January 29, 2019 10:28:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Registration is now open for the full-day New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium to be held Wednesday, March 27 at the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton.  Subtitled Embarkation, Setting Sail, the symposium will bring together scholars, librarians, archivists, and others interested in bibliography and book history, and in the preservation of the published heritage of New...

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SEED 2019 Program

Jessica Bourque

Posted: January 29, 2019 10:27:00 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 2019. Faculty and Staff must submit their application online. Students will also need to apply online. The deadline for students to apply is March 31st, so...

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RBC Student Pitch Competition looking for submissions

Dikshita Khichi

Posted: January 29, 2019 10:26:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The J. Herbert Smith Centre for Entrepreneurship will host the RBC Student Pitch Competition on March 28 at the Wu Conference Centre. This competition, sponsored by RBC, gives all UNB 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...

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Seawolves-Women's and Men's-Volleyball-SJ

MyUNB News

Posted: January 29, 2019 10:16:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves men's volleyball team on Saturday, Feb. 2, versus the Universitie de Sainte-Anne Dragons! The first serve is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. The  Seawolves women's volleyball team will also play on Saturday, Feb. 2, versus the Holland College Hurricanes! The first serve is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. The women's team will take on the Dalhousie...

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Seawolves Basketball-SJ

MyUNB News

Posted: January 29, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves basketball teams on Saturday, Feb. 2, versus the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus Rams! The women's game is scheduled for 1 p.m., followed by the men at 3 p.m. The teams will take on the Mount Allison University Mounties on Sunday, Feb. 3. The first serve is scheduled for 2:30 p.m., followed by the men at 4:30 p.m. Come howl with the...

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Faculty of Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium with Brandon Richards

Leslie Harquail

Posted: January 29, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Brandon Richards, a graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology's MSESS program, will present on the topic, "New England Patriots: How Three People Changed a Franchise", on Friday Feb. 1st, at 10:30am, in the Kinesiology Building, room 208. Abstract;  As Super Bowl weekend fast approaches, it is time to look back on one of the teams competing for the Vince Lombardi Trophy once again, the...

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Seawolves Women's Volleyball-SJ

MyUNB News

Posted: January 29, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves women's volleyball team on Saturday, Feb. 2, versus the Holland College Hurricanes! The first serve is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. The team will take on the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus Rams on Sunday, Feb. 3. The first serve is scheduled for 12 p.m. Come howl with the Wolves! Visit ACAA.ca for season schedules, results and statistics. Article...

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Marcello Di Cintio to Read at UNB Fredericton and UNB Saint John-FR-SJ

Triny Finlay

Posted: January 28, 2019 10:58:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, Jan. 30 at 7:30 p.m., acclaimed journalist Marcello Di Cintio will be speaking in the Alumni Lounge in the Alumni Memorial Building on the Fredericton campus, as part of the UNBF English Department’s Reading Series. The author of the acclaimed Pay No Heed to the Rockets: Palestine in the Present Tense and the award-winning Walls:...

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Reminder - Help shape UNB's Strategic Plan-FR and SJ

UNB Strategic Planning

Posted: January 28, 2019 10:56:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As part of UNB’s strategic planning process, we invite UNB community members to take part in a survey which will provide valuable insights that will help set the path for UNB’s next strategic plan.  Your feedback is important as it will help us identify the initial overarching themes for the strategic plan. We hope that you will take advantage of this opportunity to shape the...

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Launch of Mawoluhkhotipon: Ally and Safe Space Program-SJ

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: January 28, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The official launch of Mawoluhkhotipon: Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples will be held in the Whitebone Lounge at UNB Saint John on Monday, Feb. 4 at 10:30 a.m.  This program was developed in close collaboration between members of the UNB Saint John campus community and Elders and Indigenous community stakeholders.  Mawoluhkhotipon means “togetherness...

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Child participants and their parents needed for graduate student training activity-FR

Scott Ronis

Posted: January 28, 2019 10:49:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Children/youths (ages five to 16) and their parents are needed to participate in interviews with graduate students in clinical psychology who are learning to work with young people. Sessions require one to two hours and will take place either in Keirstead Hall or in the Psychological Wellness Centre at UNBF. Participants will receive gift certificates for their time. For more information,...

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Colonising Identity: the Social, Cultural, Legal Political Intricacies of Becoming Métis-FR

Matt Rogers

Posted: January 28, 2019 10:47:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Lynne Gouliquer, Ph.D. Professor of Sociology, Laurentian University, will present 'Colonising Identity: the Social, Cultural, Legal Political Intricacies of Becoming Métis' on Friday, Feb. 1 at 3:30 p.m. in Harriet Irving Library, Milhan Room, 100. This is a free public event. Métis peoples make up 35 per cent of Canada’s one and a half million Aboriginal people. Until...

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Lisa Jodoin Retrospective, Filmmaker-in-Residence 2018-2019-FR

Jennifer Bishop

Posted: January 28, 2019 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Thursday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. in the HIL Milham Room, please join the Department of Culture & Media Studies Filmmaker-in-Residence, Lisa Jodoin, for a retrospective of the short films and video projects she has directed and mentored. Jodoin will introduce each piece. The showcase will be followed by a Q&A. All are welcome, light refreshments will be served.   Category: News and...

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New UNB Workshop explores connections between Music and Poetry at Tipsy Muse Café-FR

Mark Kleyn

Posted: January 28, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Lines of poetry are linked to splashes of sound through poetry readings, musical examples, and pieces of history.  Led by PhD candidate, poet, and cellist, Rebecca Salazar, participants will be treated to music and poetry, and be able to create their own poetry in response to music.  This course will allow you to find new hidden gems and cast new light on old favourites. Hosted at The...

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Volunteers - U SPORT National Curling Championship

James Cress

Posted: January 28, 2019 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Fredericton has three great curling championships being hosted at the Willie O’Ree in March, and the hosting committee is looking for volunteers to assist with these amazing events.  Volunteer positions are available in a variety of areas including: ice maintenance, access control, communications, stats, scorers, timers, ceremonies, merchandising, hospitality.  For...

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Theatre UNB Presents Black Dog: 4 Vs the Wrld

Len Falkenstein

Posted: January 28, 2019 10:29:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Theatre UNB’s latest production is a powerful and innovative drama about the mental health challenges faced by a growing number of young adults. Black Dog: 4 vs the Wrld, by Sudbury playwright and UNB Creative Writing graduate Matthew Heiti, is a play about four teens haunted by a vicious black dog: the spectre of mental illness. In sync with the topics it explores, Black Dog melds live...

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Performance re-scheduled-FR

Lehanne Knowlton

Posted: January 28, 2019 10:28:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Symphony New Brunswick’s Virtuoso Series kicks off in 2019 with Soundscapes/ Paysages Sonores; a concert designed to warm the hearts and minds of its audience. The program is focused on the sounds of Mendelssohn and Debussy as well as the increasingly popular Arvo Pärt, each of whom has approached the ideas of sonority in their own way. These three very different examples of sonority...

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Let us know what you think of your UNB IT services

IT Service Desk

Posted: January 25, 2019 10:49:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A short survey (less than 10 minutes) is now available to faculty and staff about the technology services we offer you at UNB, from email and calendaring, to Mobility Centre services, to technical support and everything in between.  Give us your feedback and ideas on how we can make your UNB IT services even better - take the survey now at go.unb.ca/techsurvey. Survey closes Feb. 15. All...

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Lorenzo Music Series featuring Saint John String Quartet-SJ

MyUNB News

Posted: January 25, 2019 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John String Quartet will present Mendelssohn String Quartet, Op. 13 on Thursday, Jan. 31, 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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Mental Health First Aid - Adults who Interact with Youth

Tanya Jones

Posted: January 25, 2019 10:47:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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 staff,...

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Dungeons and Dragons and Diversity-FR

Matthew MacLean

Posted: January 25, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Do you enjoy storytelling? Adventure? Intrigue?  If so, now is your chance to learn to play Dungeons & Dragons in a diverse and welcoming atmosphere!  An experienced gamer will introduce you to adventure by teaching you how to play in a fun and interactive session on Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m., in the SUB, 203. To register, or for more information, contact...

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Counselling Services - Groups and Workshops-FR

MyUNB News

Posted: January 24, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNBF Counselling Services is offering various Groups & Workshops during the Winter 2019 term. We still have openings in Living Life To The Full, B.R.I.D.G.E., R.I.O & Seeking Serenity and our drop-in sessions on Procrastination & Standing Ovation. For more information, please visit our website. Article Contact Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address: tjones@unb.ca

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Early Alert for Student Success - Saint John

Dave Decker

Posted: January 24, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As we begin week four of the semester, professors and instructors of first-year courses are reminded about the Early Alert for Student Success Program.  Faculty are encouraged to assess early and meet with students in their classes who are potentially ‘at-risk.’  This typically includes students who receive a ‘D’ or ‘F’ on an assessment, fails...

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Kinesiology Graduate Student Colloquium-FR and SJ

MyUNB News

Posted: January 24, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Brittany Dillman, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology’s MSESS program will present on the topic: “A Glimpse into Mindfulness.” On Friday Jan. 25 at 10:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology Building, 208. Abstract: Mindfulness has been around for thousands of years, yet the understanding of mindfulness has been unclear. The best way to understand what mindfulness is, is through...

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Monday Night Film Series presents Stan & Ollie-FR

MyUNB News

Posted: January 24, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Monday Night Film Series presents, 'Stan & Ollie' on both Sunday, Jan. 27 and Monday, Jan. 28 at 7:30 p.m. at Tilley Hall, 102. Laurel and Hardy, the world's most famous comedy duo, attempt to reignite their film careers as they embark on what becomes their swan song - a grueling theatre tour of post-war Britain. Additional information can be viewed at NB Film Co-op. Article Contact...

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Moving from Equity Conversation to Equity Action-FR and SJ

MyUNB News

Posted: January 24, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Flowing from the April 2018 Equity Conversations, the Bi-Campus Presidential Standing Committee on Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Human Rights is hosting two Action Planning events on: - Monday, Jan. 28 in Fredericton, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., in the Colter Room at the Aitken Centre - Wednesday, Jan. 30 in Saint John, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., in room G16 of the Hans...

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Prenatal Visiting with Nursing Students-FR

MyUNB News

Posted: January 24, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNBF Faculty of Nursing offers a free information service to pregnant people/families. 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 and will focus on providing information that the person/family requests. On the first visit, students will...

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RBC Student Pitch Competition looking for submissions-FR and SJ

MyUNB News

Posted: January 24, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


This year’s RBC Student Pitch competition deadline is Monday, March 11. 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 entrepreneurial...

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Reading by UNB Writer-in-Residence, Phil Hall

Susan Oliver

Posted: January 24, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us for a Reading by UNB Writer-in-Residence  Phil Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 29, from 12 - 1 p.m., in the Harriet Irving Library, Beaverbrook Room. Phil Hall is an award-winning poet with many books to his credit, most recently: Guthrie Clothing: the Poetry of Phil Hall – a Selected Collage (2015), and Conjugation (2016). He is also a visual artist, working in collage. His art...

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Reds Host Think Pink Weekend-FR

MyUNB News

Posted: January 24, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Reds are busy this weekend, with annual 'Think Pink' events, on both the Currie Center court and the Aitken Centre ice. The women's and men's basketball teams will host St. FX in a weekend double-header on Friday and Saturday. Both nights, the women play at 6 p.m. and the men at 8 p.m. Being 'Think Pink Weekend,' all games will feature 'Shoot For The Cure' events that will benefit the...

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Research Participants Recruitment-FR and SJ

MyUNB News

Posted: January 24, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a transnational academic with a tenure track position at a Canadian University? We’re looking for participants for a SSHRC funded research project exploring the experiences of transnational academics. We’re looking for women academics who received their Ph.D. outside of Canada but are currently in tenure track positions at Canadian universities. We would like to talk to you...

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Seminar Series - Dr. Cameron Wagg-FR

MyUNB News

Posted: January 24, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


This week’s Biology seminar speaker will be held Friday, Jan. 25 at 3 p.m. in Bailey Hall, 146. Dr. Cameron Wagg, research scientist at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, will be presenting, 'Securing future ecosystem services with above and belowground biodiversity.' We hope to see you there! Article Contact Information Contact: Jenn Meade Email Address: Jenn.Meade@unb.ca

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UNB launches GNB FutureReadyNB initiative

UNB Communications

Posted: January 24, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB has partnered with the Government of New Brunswick to launch a new initiative designed to strengthen and grow UNB’s commitment to experiential education, and help strengthen New Brunswick’s economy and workforce.  FutureReadyNB helps students from the province’s four publicly-funded universities find valuable experiences in partnership with New Brunswick’s...

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Dr. Amy Parachnowitsch Seminar, Chemistry-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 22, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Amy Paranachnowitsch, from the UNBF Biology Department, will present her seminar on "Floral chemistry from an evolutionary ecology perspective." Faculty, staff, and graduate students are welcome to attend on Monday, Jan. 28 at 11:30 a.m. in FJ Toole Hall, 303. As part of the Graduate Seminar Program, all Chemistry graduate students are expected to attend these department seminars. Article...

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Help shape UNB's Strategic Plan-FR and SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 22, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As part of UNB’s strategic planning process, we invite UNB community members to take part in a survey which will provide valuable insights that will help set the path for UNB’s next strategic plan.  Your feedback is important as it will help us identify the initial overarching themes for the strategic plan. We hope that you will take advantage of this opportunity to shape the...

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Join the free Zoomers on the Go Exercise Program and Become More Physically Active -FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 22, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A new free exercise program for adults aged 50+ will be offered this winter and spring in Fredericton: Zoomers on the Go. This is a peer-led exercise program, meaning that the leader is also 50+ years, and has received extensive training by Fitness New Brunswick to deliver the exercise program. A team of UNB researchers, led by Dr. Danielle Bouchard, will be studying various outcomes that...

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New Collection #1 Data Breach - is your information at risk?-FR and SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 22, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Earlier this month, a large collection of credential stuffing lists (combinations of email addresses and passwords used to hijack accounts on other services) was discovered being distributed on a popular hacking forum. The data contained almost 2.7 billion records including 773 million unique email addresses alongside passwords those addresses had used on other breached services. This aggregate...

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New job alert email phishing scam targeting UNB-FR and SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 22, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A new phishing email was recently discovered at UNB with the subject line “JOB ALERT” and appearing to come from a UNB email address. The email describes a new job opportunity and prompts you to send your personal information (email, phone number, etc.) to a gmail address to apply.  If you received this email, please do not respond or provide your information and delete it...

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Physics Seminar-FR

myUNB News

Posted: January 22, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The next UNBF physics department seminar will be held on Thursday, Jan. 24, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204. Mark Moldwin, University of Michigan, will present, "What is the worst that can happen? The potential impacts from a Carrington-class geomagnetic storm on society." “Can a major geomagnetic storm cause a major economic depression and severely impact...

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Reminder to complete your UNB cybersecurity training -FR and SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 22, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Faculty and staff - have you completed your cybersecurity training through UNB’s cybersecurity awareness training tool, Beauceron yet? This 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 threats.  Get started now: Log in to the myUNB Portal and click the ‘Cybersecurity...

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Seawolves Women's Volleyball-SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 22, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves women's volleyball team on Sunday, Jan. 27, versus the Mount Allison University Mounties! The women's first serve is scheduled for 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: nkelly@unb.ca

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Lorenzo Society presents author Marcello Di Cintio -SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 21, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Author Marcello Di Cintio will read from Pay No Heed to the Rockets: Palestine in the Present Tense on Thursday, Jan. 31 at 2 p.m. in the Whitebone Lounge.  Marcello Di Cintio first visited Palestine in 1999. Like most outsiders, the Palestinian narrative that he knew had been simplified by a seemingly unending struggle - stories of oppression, exile and occupation told over and over...

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UNB telephony survey reminder-FR and SJ

myUNB News

Posted: January 21, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Faculty and staff – have you completed the UNB Telephony Survey? This short survey is your opportunity to provide feedback on UNB’s current telephony services and give input on what features you would like to see in a replacement service. Take the survey now. Survey closes Friday, Jan. 25. What is the purpose of this survey? Later this year, UNB’s current telephony service...

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BMO Financial Group Apex Business Plan Competition - Open session pitches-FR

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Posted: January 18, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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On Jan. 24 and 25, members of the UNB community are invited to attend The BMO Financial Group Apex Business Plan Competition. The competition will bring together 26 teams of undergraduate and graduate students from UNB and post-secondary institutions across the country as they pitch business plans and elevator pitches to a panel of judges from the local business community. The most promising...

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Booking Airfare - update to Jan. 11th news article-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 18, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please find an update and clarification to the article that was posted on January 11, 2019, regarding the policy and procedures for Airfare bookings, at the following link: https://www.unb.ca/financialservices/_resources/pdf/accounts-payable/policies/booking_airfare.pdf There is a more detailed explanation of the policy and documentation requirements, including examples. Please feel free to...

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Reds gear apparel sale-FR

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Posted: January 18, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB Reds gear and apparel is available in a limited time 'pop up' sale. Catalogue and order form are here: http://bit.ly/2FDPzPg  Article Contact Information Contact: Andy Campbell Email Address: Andy.Campbell@unb.ca

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SEED 2019 Program-FR

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Posted: January 18, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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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 2019. 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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Smoking on campus survey - Reminder-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 18, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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Smoking on campus is an issue that continues to prompt discussion in the UNB community. To have your voice heard in this important conversion, please take the time to complete the Smoking Survey.  Students who complete the survey will have a chance to enter to win a pair of Beats by Dre headphones. A separate survey has been created for faculty and staff. You can also...

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Bits & Bites Presentation-FR

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Posted: January 17, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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Chris Eaton, Senior Programmer Analyst at Service New Brunswick, will present 'Good Passwords are hard, here is how to make dealing with them easier' on Monday, Jan. 21, from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m., in Head Hall, GE124. These weekly Bits & Bites sessions are open to faculty, staff and students (undergraduate and graduate). There is no cost and light refreshments will be provided. CS Square is devoted...

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FA CPR and FA Refresher Training-FR

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Posted: January 17, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Environmental Health and Safety Office is hosting a ‘Workplace Standard First Aid/CPR" two-day training course for UNB employees from March 6-7, 2019, certifying you in First Aid/CPR for a three-year period providing you attend the annual one-day refresher. There will also be a FA Refresher on March 8, 2019 for those who have received their FA/CPR certification in the last year or...

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January Clearance Event-SJ

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Posted: January 17, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB Saint John's Bookstore is holding a clearance event.  Take an extra 25 per cent off all clearance items from Friday, Jan. 18 to Friday, Jan. 25. Article Contact Information Contact: Charlene Elaine Parfitt Email Address: Charlene.Parfitt@unb.ca

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KIN Kids - Physical Literacy for children of UNB Faculty, Staff and Students-FR

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Posted: January 17, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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KIN KIDS is a Faculty of Kinesiology 10-week program designed to engage children in the pleasures and benefits of guided 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 behaviours. When and...

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Reds women s volleyball hosts U de M - Saturday-FR

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Posted: January 17, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Reds women's volleyball team hosts l'Universitè de Moncton Aigles Bleues on Saturday, Jan. 19. First serve is scheduled for 7 p.m., in the Performance Gym, at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER.   Article Contact Information Contact: Andy Campbell Email Address: Andy.Campbell@unb.ca

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Research Participants Recruitment-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 17, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are you a transnational academic with a tenure track position at a Canadian University?  We’re looking for participants for a SSHRC funded research project exploring the experiences of transnational academics.  We’re looking for women academics who received their Ph.D. outside of Canada but are currently in tenure track positions at Canadian universities.  We would...

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Self-Paced Learning with Lynda.com-FR

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Posted: January 17, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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Learn at your own pace, at your own time with http://Lynda.com. UNB Media Lab is offering 3,000+ self-paced courses in everything from game design to song writing on its high performance iMacs. Take advantage of these free courses in room 234 Marshall d'Avray Hall. Hours are Monday-Thursday, from  9 a.m. - 7:30 p.m., and Fridays, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.   For further information...

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The UNB Art Centre Galleries-FR

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Posted: January 17, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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We are happy to announce that The UNB Art Centre galleries will be open until 9 p.m. on Thursdays!  Admission is free to members of the public. Everyone welcome! There will be plenty of parking available! The current exhibition is Beasts and Gardens, which features artists Anna Torma and David Zsako. For more information on the exhibition, visit our website. The UNB Art Centre is located...

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Beasts and Gardens appear in a new exhibit at the UNB Art Centre-FR

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Posted: January 16, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB Art Centre rings in the New Year with Anna Torma and David Zsako:  Beasts and Gardens which opens at 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18 and runs through March 1.  This exhibit features two artists working with diverse media to explore themes of nature, creating a modern bestiary. Anna Torma, is an artist/embroiderer based in Baie Verte, NB whose work reflects her interest in the life...

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Free Surplus Desk-FR

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Posted: January 16, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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NB-IRDT has a surplus desk to give away, 72 ½" wide x 36” deep. Pick up will be on a first come, first serve basis and moving/transportation is the responsibility of the receiver. Must go ASAP. Please contact Lindsey Gilbert at lindsey.gilbert@unb.ca for a photo.  Article Contact Information Contact: Lindsey Gilbert Email Address: Lindsey.Gilbert@unb.ca

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Join the free Zoomers on the Go Exercise Program and Become More Physically Active -FR

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Posted: January 16, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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A new free exercise program for adults aged 50+ will be offered this winter and spring in Fredericton: Zoomers on the Go. This is a peer-led exercise program, meaning that the leader is also 50+ years, and has received extensive training by Fitness New Brunswick to deliver the exercise program. A team of UNB researchers, led by Dr. Danielle Bouchard, will be studying various outcomes that...

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Monday Night Film Series presents: Beautiful Boy -FR

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Posted: January 16, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Monday Night Film Series presents, 'Beautiful Boy'  on Monday, Jan. 21 at 7:30 p.m. at Tilley Hall, 102. This feature film is based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David Sheff (Steve Carell) and son Nic Sheff (Timothée Chalamet), the film chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse and recovery in a family coping with...

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Reminder - last day to check your UNB ID Card (UCard)-SJ

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Posted: January 16, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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Have you had your faculty/staff/student ID card (UCard) verified yet to make sure it’s ready for UCard Cash? Remember that Thursday, Jan. 17 is the last day you can have your ID card verified before UCard Cash is accepted at Tim Hortons, Baird Dining Hall and the Commons Café on the Saint John campus.   It only takes a minute – just visit our table from 10 a.m. - 2...

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Symphony New Brunswick Virtuoso Series presents Soundscapes-FR

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Posted: January 16, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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Symphony New Brunswick’s Virtuoso Series kicks off in 2019 with Soundscapes/ Paysages Sonores; a concert designed to warm the hearts and minds of its audience. The program is focused on the sounds of Mendelssohn and Debussy as well as the increasingly popular Arvo Pärt, each of whom has approached the ideas of sonority in their own way. These three very different examples of sonority...

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CETL's Winter Series: Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning-FR

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Posted: January 15, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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The thread that binds together the sessions in this series is the book, Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning by Brown, Roediger and McDaniel. From the description of the book on the publisher's website: "To most of us, learning something “the hard way” implies wasted time and effort. Good teaching, we believe, should be creatively tailored to the different learning...

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

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Posted: January 15, 2019 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 establishing a community to get together for occasional food, socializing and fun. If you would like to be...

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Public Lecture, The Recent Death of Reason: Are We Now in a Post-Truth Age? -FR

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Posted: January 15, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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Dr. John Stackhouse, Crandall University, will present The Recent Death of Reason: Are We Now in a Post-Truth Age? on Thursday, Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 143. This free public presentation is hosted by he Anglican Diocese of Fredericton, with a reception to follow.  Article Contact Information Contact: Alan M. Sears Email Address: asears@unb.ca

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Registered Nurses needed for UNB CELLab Research-FR

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Posted: January 15, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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Are you interested in earning a little extra spending money while also helping to advance diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Cardiometabolic Exercise and Lifestyle Laboratory (CELLab) is looking for registered nurses to help complete research testing. The nurses will be required to draw blood from research participants via an IV at rest and during exercise. This part-time...

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Register Now for UAKN 2019-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 15, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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Registration is now open for The Urban Aboriginal Knowledge Network's (UAKN) Mobilization Conference: Decolonizing the Academy Through Community-Driven Research, taking place from February 19 - 21 at the Wu Conference Centre. In addition to increasing the visibility of urban Indigenous populations in Atlantic Canada, this conference is designed to familiarize participants with...

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Reminder: UNB Strategic Planning Conversations-SJ

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Posted: January 15, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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As part of UNB’s strategic planning process, we will be set up in various locations to hear from community members. We invite all members of the UNB community to drop by and give us your thoughts about what you like most about UNB, what we can do to improve, and to share your ideas for UNB’s future. The information gathered will provide valuable insights that will help set the path...

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TME Lunch & Learn with Jordan Kennie of Stash Energy-FR

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Posted: January 15, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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The J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship is pleased to welcome Jordan Kennie as the next speaker in this term's Lunch & Learn Speaker Series, presented by RBC. Join us on Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 12:30 - 1:20 p.m., in the TME Seminar Room (H224) for a great discussion with Jordan. Jordan Kennie leads the business development, corporate/business strategy and...

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UNB Student Abroad Exchange Application -FR

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Posted: January 15, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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Important - Please note the initial application deadline for the UNB Student Abroad Exchange program for 2019/2020 of January 15th will be extended to Friday, January 18th 2019. Please note that the application deadline for the UNB Student Abroad Exchange program for 2019/2020 has been extended to Friday, Jan. 18 2019. Please click here to APPLY  This initial application deadline is for...

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Career Talks - networking event for students -FR and SJ

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Posted: January 14, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Alumni Office is hosting 'Career Talks' on both campuses, where all current students are invited to join UNB alumni for an evening of advice and knowledge. Following a speed networking format, students will sit in groups and 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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Mark Jeffrey Memorial Game-FR

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Posted: January 14, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB Reds men's hockey team will host the 27th Mark Jeffrey Memorial Game on Wednesday, Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. with Moncton providing the opposition. Ahead of the opening face-off, the Mark Jeffrey Memorial Award, UNB Hockey's most prestigious scholarship/award, will be presented. Article Contact Information Contact: Andy Campbell Email Address: Andy.Campbell@unb.ca

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Physics Dept Seminar: Data Science and a New Scientific Frontier in Geospace: Addressing the Full Data Lifecycle -FR

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Posted: January 14, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNBF's Physics Department Seminar will take place on Thursday, Jan. 17, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204.  Ryan McGranaghan, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, will discuss, 'Data Science and a New Scientific Frontier in Geospace: Addressing the Full Data Lifecycle.' “The hallmarks of the geospace system, which extends from the near Earth space environment,...

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RBC Student Pitch Competition is looking for Submissions-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 14, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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The J. Herbert Smith Centre for Entrepreneurship will host the RBC Student Pitch Competition on March 28 at the Wu Conference Centre. This competition, sponsored by RBC, gives all UNB 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...

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Smoking on campus survey-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 14, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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Smoking on campus is an issue that continues to prompt discussion in the UNB community. To have your voice heard in this important conversion, please take the time to complete the Smoking Survey.  Students who complete the survey will have a chance to enter to win a pair of Beats by Dre headphones.  A separate survey has been created for faculty and staff. You can also...

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W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture at UNB: The Body Is a Gift: Gender and Meaning-Making in One Man's Art-FR

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Posted: January 14, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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Michael V. Smith, queer writer, performer and associate professor of creative writing at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus in Kelowna, BC, will deliver the W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture at the University of New Brunswick on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 5:30 p.m., in Tilley Hall, Room 102, on UNB’s Fredericton campus. In a hybrid performance-lecture, Michael V. Smith...

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Check your UNB ID Card UCard -SJ

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Posted: January 11, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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UCard Cash will soon be accepted on the Saint John campus at Tim Hortons, Baird Dining Hall and the Commons Café. In preparation for this, the UNB Card Office will have a table set up to verify your faculty/staff/student ID card (UCard) is ready for UCard Cash. It only takes a minute. Just tap your ID card at our table to make sure your UCard is working properly. Visit our table anytime...

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Dr. Michel Rod appointed dean of business on the Saint John campus-SJ

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Posted: January 11, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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Dr. Michel Rod has been appointed dean of business on our Saint John campus and will take up this position on July 1, 2019.  Dr. Rob Moir, acting dean of business, will continue in this role until June 30, 2019.    Dr. Rod is an associate dean research and international, PhD program director and professor of marketing at the Sprott School of Business. He has been at Carleton...

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MusicUNB Concert: Northern Lights-FR

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Posted: January 11, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Centre for Musical Arts' MusicUNB concert series presents Northern Lights on Sunday, Jan. 20 at 2 p.m. in Memorial Hall.  In this performance, Atlantic Sinfonia will feature the music of composers from northern countries including Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Latvia and Canada.  Ticket information can be found at here.   Article Contact Information Contact: Mark Kleyn Email...

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UNB named one of Atlantic Canada's top employers-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 11, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB has been named one of the top employers in Atlantic Canada for 2019. This is the seventh consecutive year UNB has been recognized by Atlantic Business Magazine as one of the region’s top employers. Dr. Eddy Campbell, UNB president and vice-chancellor, said it is all due to the people found at the university. “The people of UNB are what make us great – the students, faculty...

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UNB s Second Annual Undergraduate Business Case Competition-SJ

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Posted: January 11, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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The 2019 UNB Saint John Undergraduate Business Case Competition will kick off on Thursday, Jan. 17, marking its second year of providing students with opportunities to solve real business problems. The competition gets underway on Thursday, Jan. 17, from 5 – 6 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge, with the opening reception sponsored by Gorman Nason Lawyers. To read more, click here. Article...

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UNB Telephony Survey now available-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 11, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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Take the survey.  A short survey is now available to faculty and staff to provide feedback on UNB’s current telephony services and give input on what features you would like to see in a replacement service.  Survey closes Jan. 25.  What is the purpose of this survey?  Later this year, UNB’s current telephony service (VoIP) will be replaced with a new...

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2019 Vacation Accrual for Support Staff-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 10, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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The 2019 Vacation Accrual for Support Staff (only) has been completed and you should be able to see this on your e-Services under "Personal" then "Vacation and Leave" tab. For those whom have purchased additional vacation days, your plan is listed as "Purchased Vacation."  Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at (506) 453-4648 or email hrandod@unb.ca. Be sure to...

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Faculty of Kinesiology Thesis Oral Examination - Master of Science in Exercise and Sport Science-FR

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Posted: January 10, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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"The Effects of Prolonged Simulated Driving on a Simulated Occupational Lifting Task in a Young and Healthy Population," will be defended by Brett MacLean on Friday, Jan. 11 at 1 p.m. in the Kinesiology Building, 214. Abstract: In today’s work force many occupations such as paramedics, long-haul truck drivers and individuals employed with moving companies face complications from bouts of...

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Fencing Beginner Program Delayed-FR

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Posted: January 10, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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Due to inclement weather on the original date, the UNBF Fencing Club's first beginner practice has been moved to Wednesday, Jan. 23. We apologize for the change in schedule. Have a New Years resolution to be more physically active, but hate traditional sports or going to the gym? Why not try fencing? The UNBF Fencing Club will offer a winter beginner program beginning on Wednesday, Jan. 23...

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Notice to all travellers when booking airfare-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 10, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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Airlines often make changes to their fares which may provide multiple fare options within their fare categories.  We have discovered that Air Canada has recently done just that.  They now have several levels of fares in what they refer to as “economy.” This is a reminder that UNB’s Travel Policy indicates that the lowest obtainable cost must be arranged. ...

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Birmingham International Summer School 2019 Now Receiving Applications-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 9, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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Global Learning and Engagement is please to confirm that Birmingham International Summer School 2019 is now receiving applications.  This is an excellent opportunity for UNB students to study in the Heart of England at one of the most beautiful campuses in the UK, so members of faculty are encouraged to share this information with their students. There are six programs on offer in...

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Monday Night Film Series presents: At Eternity's Gate -FR

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Posted: January 9, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Monday Night Film Series presents, 'At Eternity's Gate' on Monday, Jan. 14, from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 102. This feature film is a look at the life of famed but tormented painter Vincent Van Gogh during the time he lived in Arles and Auvers-sur-Oise, France. For additional information, visit NB Film Co-op. Article Contact Information Contact: Tony Merzetti Email Address:...

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Neil Scott Educational Leadership Award Submission deadline February 4-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 9, 2019 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. 11, 2019 to allow time to properly prepare the submission package for CETL. The deadline for deans and chairs to submit nominations to the Centre for...

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Beasts and Gardens appear in a new exhibit at the UNB Art Centre-FR

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Posted: January 8, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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Beasts and Gardens appear in a new exhibit at the UNB Art Centre - Flow features DenMother The UNB Art Centre rings in the New Year with Anna Torma and David Zsako:  Beasts and Gardens, which opens at 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18 and runs through March 1.  This exhibit features two artists working with diverse media to explore themes of nature, creating a modern bestiary. Anna Torma, is...

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Changes to UNB Telephony Services in 2019-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 8, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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Later this year, UNB’s current telephony service (VoIP) will be replaced with a new solution, Microsoft Teams. We are currently in the investigative phase of what features will be available to UNB and we want your feedback to ensure we know your faculty/departmental and individual requirements. Before we move forward, we’re looking for your help and input. Please take a few minutes...

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Do you know any students that would make good tutors?-FR

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Posted: January 8, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNBF's 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 student success. Tutor applications are accepted...

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Faculty of Education colloquium-FR

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Posted: January 8, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Faculty of Education colloquium series presents "The Hidden Curriculum: Exploring Gender and Race in Canadian Schools" with Dr. Funké Aladejebi Department of Gender & Women’s Studies, UNB, on Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 356. A reception will follow. This is a free public event. Live Streamed at http://www.youtube.com/user/UNBFEduc Using the oral histories...

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Insurance change for computers, printers and data projectors purchased at UNB-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 8, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB has adopted a new policy to self-insure all microcomputers (laptops/desktops), printers and data projectors (>$1,000) purchased at UNB. This process will replace the annual premium allocation for departmental insurance. Effective Jan. 1, 2019 a $10 levy will be added to the purchase of all desktops and laptops (Apple & Windows), as well as printers and data projectors (>$1,000). This...

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Physics Department Public Lecture - Ryan McGranaghan-FR

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Posted: January 8, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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Ryan McGranaghan - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA, USA, will present "Living with a star in the era of data science (and how it will change what you thought you knew about weather)" on Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the John Meagher Auditorium (Room 215) – Kinesiology Building. The connection between the Sun and the Earth is a complex...

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Seawolves Basketball-SJ

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Posted: January 8, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves basketball teams on Saturday, Jan. 12, versus the Holland College Hurricanes. The women's tip off is scheduled for 1 p.m., followed by the men at 3 p.m. The teams will take on the Mount Saint Vincent University Mystics on Sunday, Jan. 13.  The women play at 3 p.m., followed by the men at 5 p.m. Come howl with the...

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Seawolves Men's Volleyball-SJ

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Posted: January 8, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves men's volleyball team on Saturday, Jan. 12, versus the Holland College Hurricanes! First serve is scheduled for 8 p.m. The team will take on the Holland College Hurricanes on Sunday, Jan. 13. The men's first serve is scheduled for 1 p.m. Come howl with the Wolves! Visit ACAA.ca for season schedules, results and...

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Seawolves Women's Volleyball-SJ

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Posted: January 8, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves women's volleyball team on Saturday, Jan. 12, versus the Mount Allison University Mounties! First serve is scheduled for 6 p.m. The team will take on the Mount Saint Vincent University Mystics on Sunday, Jan. 13. The women's first serve is scheduled for 11 a.m. Come howl with the Wolves! Visit ACAA.ca for season schedules, results and...

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

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Posted: January 8, 2019 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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UNB Strategic Planning Conversations-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 8, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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As part of UNB’s strategic planning process, we will be set up in various locations on both campuses to hear from community members.  We invite all members of the UNB community to drop by and give us your thoughts about what you like most about UNB, what we can do to improve, and to share your ideas for UNB’s future. The information gathered will provide valuable insights that...

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CETL Offers Sessions: Getting Started with Poll Everywhere-FR

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Posted: January 7, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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Join us for one of two sessions - Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 2 - 3 p.m., or Friday, Jan. 18, from 10 - 11 a.m., in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 249. They will be facilitated by Mary Astorino, CETL Instructional Designer (Educational Technology). Increase interactivity and engagement in your classes with Poll Everywhere, UNB's Classroom Response System. Instructors ask questions in the classroom and...

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Faculty of Business Research Colloquium-SJ

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Posted: January 7, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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UNB Saint John’s Faculty of Business will hold a Research Colloquium on Friday, Jan. 11, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., in the HWK Commons - BMO Room - G16. Session 1 (10:30 – 11:15 a.m.) Forever Left Behind? The Impact of Economic Insecurity on Political Ideals Presenter: Dr. Barry Watson, Associate Professor, Economics, UNB Saint John Session 2 (11:25 a.m. –...

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Free Partition -FR

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Posted: January 7, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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The College of Extended Learning has a cubical partition (64 x 84) to give away.  Anyone interested can contact Ann Smith at 453-4896 or asmith@unb.ca. Arrangements for pick up and delivery will be the responsibility of the individual/dept. receiving the partition. Article Contact Information Contact: Ann Smith Email Address: asmith@unb.ca

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Start the New Year off with a Leisure Learning Course-FR

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Posted: January 7, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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Engage, enrich, enjoy! Begin the New Year with fun, educational and creative Leisure Learning courses offered by UNB’s College of Extended Learning (CEL). Staring in January and running throughout the winter, try evening and weekend courses in everything from creative writing, pottery, digital photography, and cooking. Learn a new language with the popular Italian for Travellers, French,...

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The Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity has moved-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 7, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please note that the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity (CIC) has relocated to the National Research Council (NRC) building located at 46 Dineen Drive. While CIC will operate mainly from the third floor of the NRC building, its affiliated faculty members and some researchers, developers, and students will have a presence in the Gillin Hall and ITC building. Please use the online directory to...

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UNBF English Language Programme Tuesday Evening Courses-FR

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Posted: January 7, 2019 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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UNB Student Abroad Exchange Application -FR

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Posted: January 7, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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To all students that would like to add an international academic exchange experience to their UNB degree, the time to apply is now! The new online exchange application is live and please click the link to complete the form. https://es.unb.ca/apps/exchange-application/ Please note that if you want to apply for a Summer 2019 program or a Fall 2019 exchange, you must apply by January 15th. If...

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Women's Hockey Road Game-FR

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Posted: January 7, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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The UNB Reds women's hockey team visits the St. Thomas Tommies on Wednesday, Jan. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Grant-Harvey Centre, STU's home rink. The Reds would appreciate your support at this 'road' game. We have a limited number of tickets that can be made available, free of charge, to students, faculty and staff. Contact Andy Campbell to get yours. E-mail: andy.campbell@unb.ca or phone:...

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

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Posted: January 4, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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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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Canada Summer Jobs 2019 Internal Deadline - January 21-FR - SJ

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Posted: January 3, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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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 to...

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Changes to UNB Telephony Services in 2019-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 3, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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Later this year, UNB’s current telephony service (VoIP) will be replaced with a new solution, Microsoft Teams. We are currently in the investigative phase of what features will be available to UNB and we want your feedback to ensure we know your faculty/departmental and individual requirements. Before we move forward, we’re looking for your help and input. Please take a few minutes...

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Faculty Mobility Program: Latin America and the Caribbean-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 3, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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The Government of Canada's new Faculty Mobility Program aims to increase the number of intuitional collaborations and student exchange agreements between Canada, Latin America and Caribbean post-secondary institutions. Global Learning and Engagement is now accepting proposals for study or research projects in eligible countries.  The project duration must be between three to...

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Monday Night Film Series presents: The Guilty -FR

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Posted: January 3, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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The feature film 'The Guilty' will be screened on Monday, Jan. 7 at 7:30 p.m. at Tilley Hall, 102. Sleek, well-acted, and intelligently crafted, The Guilty is a high-concept thriller that wrings maximum impact out of a handful of basic - and effective - ingredients. It has a 99 per cent Rotten Tomato rating and Denmark’s nominee for foreign film Oscar consideration. Additional information...

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The Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity has moved-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 3, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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Please note that the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity (CIC) has relocated to the National Research Council (NRC) building located at 46 Dineen Drive. While CIC will operate mainly from the 3rd floor of the NRC building, its affiliated faculty members and some researchers, developers, and students will have a presence in the Gillin Hall and ITC building. Please use the online directory to...

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

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Posted: January 3, 2019 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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Time to Review Your Payroll TD1 Personal Tax Credit Eligibility-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 3, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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It's a good idea for employees to take time each year to review personal tax exemptions set up in the payroll system and used to calculate your bi-weekly take home pay. There may be opportunity to claim additional exemptions and save or you may have exemptions listed in the system that no longer apply to your situation and should be removed. It is the responsibility of the employee to ensure...

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TME RBC Lunch & Learn Speaker Series, Curtis Kennedy-FR

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Posted: January 3, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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The J Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship is pleased to welcome Curtis Kennedy as the first speaker in this term's Lunch & Learn Speaker Series, presented by RBC, which will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 8 at 12:30 p.m. in the TME Seminar Room (H224). Curtis Kennedy is an entrepreneur and UNB Engineering student whose company, Vertiball, is about to enter the market...

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UNBF's Beginner Fencing Program begins January 9th-FR

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Posted: January 3, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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Have a New Years resolution to be more physically active, but hate traditional sports or going to the gym? Why not try fencing? The UNB Fencing Club will offer a winter beginner program beginning on Wednesday, Jan. 9 at 8 p.m. in the Currie Center Hatheway Studio (2nd floor by the stairs). It's free to try and we provide all of the necessary equipment. If you like it, club membership is...

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URec's Drop-in Week-FR

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Posted: January 3, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

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Stop by the CURRIE CENTER next week for Drop-in Week! From Jan. 7 - 11, try any General Population programs absolutely free! Choose between a variety of popular programs like yoga, pilates (mat and barre!), hip hop dance, general conditioning and more.  Programs are suitable for beginner to advanced participants. Spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis....

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Canada Summer Jobs 2019 Internal Deadline - January 21-FR - SJ

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Posted: January 2, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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 to...

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Faculty Mobility Program: Latin America and the Caribbean-FR and SJ

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Posted: January 2, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Government of Canada's new Faculty Mobility Program aims to increase the number of intuitional collaborations and student exchange agreements between Canada, Latin America and Caribbean post-secondary institutions. Global Learning and Engagement is now accepting proposals for study or research projects in eligible countries.  The project duration must be between three to...

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

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Posted: January 2, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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's Beginner Fencing Program begins January 9th-FR

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Posted: January 2, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Have a New Years resolution to be more physically active, but hate traditional sports or going to the gym? Why not try fencing? The UNB Fencing Club will offer a winter beginner program beginning on Wednesday, Jan. 9 at 8 p.m. in the Currie Center Hatheway Studio (2nd floor by the stairs). It's free to try and we provide all of the necessary equipment. If you like it, club membership is...

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