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Collective Agreements online

Human Resources

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

Category: News and Notices


The Human Resources and Organizational Development department has now posted online the revised Unifor Local 4504 collective agreements – General Labour, Trades and Allied Services and Audio Visual Group (GLTA) and Secretaries, Accountants, Library Assistants and Clerks (SALAC).  These agreements were signed by the parties on February 20, 2019 and cover the period October...

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QUEST-SJ: Qualitative Health Research Collaborative in Saint John

Krystal Binns

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:31:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of QUEST-SJ  will be held on Tuesday, March 12, from 3 – 5 p.m., in the NBCC Building, 2217. The session will feature:  Hot Topic:  Practicalities and Practice in Content and Thematic Coding  (Dan Nagel – Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing & Health Sciences at UNBSJ & Co-Lead QUEST-SJ)  QUEST-SJ...

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Sexual assault support advocate selected to serve on national advisory committee

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


A sexual assault support advocate at the University of New Brunswick has been selected to serve on the newly established Advisory Committee on the Framework to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence at Post-Secondary Institutions. Hilary Swan has been the tri-campus advocate at UNB since September 2018. Within this position, which is a partnership with the Fredericton Sexual Assault...

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Search for Director of Teaching & Learning Services (CETL) - Application Deadline Extension

Kathy Wilson

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:22:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Applications are being accepted for the position of Director of Teaching and Learning Services in the Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning (CETL). Dr. Magdalen Normandeau currently holds this position and will step away from the role June 30, 2019. With many thanks to Magdalen for her effective service in support of teaching excellence, we now solicit applications to fill the position. The...

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Nursing Research Day: Making Nursing Research Accessible

Elizabeth Fry-Rahmanian

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:21:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The 24th annual Nursing Research Day: Making Nursing Research Accessible will be held Friday, May 24, 2019. This is an opportunity for health care providers, educators, policy makers and community members to learn about the innovative research being done by students and faculty at University of New Brunswick.  We invite submissions from those in all health disciplines and sectors....

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Nursing students engaged in community experiential opportunities

Angie Deveau

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Nursing students from UNB Saint John are sharing their experiences working with community agencies committed to social justice. The third-year students presented educational posters to campus on Feb. 7, which were reflective of their work in Saint John and advocate for policies and programs to address the overall health and well-being of the community. This event counted as credit toward an...

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UNB Saint John Chess Club Event

Mila Veljanovska

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Student Organizations


The UNB Saint John Chess Club is hosting an event on Friday, March 1, from 4:30 - 6 p.m., at Colonel Tucker's in the Thomas J. Condon Student Centre. Everyone is welcome. For additional information, please email unbsjchessclub@gmail.com. We hope to see you there!  Category: Student Organizations Article Contact Information Contact: Mila Veljanovska Email Address: unbsjchessclub@gmail.com

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Physical Activity and Physical Capacity of Older Canadians

Emily Noelle Wright

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:18:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you 65 years or older and interested in learning about your physical activity and physical capacity? 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 activities of daily living. It is also a...

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Online survey: Does your spouse/partner have chronic pain?

Kirsten Gullickson

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:16:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Researchers from the University of New Brunswick are looking for partners of individuals with chronic pain to complete a confidential online survey that takes 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 will be given the...

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Dr. James Downey Leadership Award

Sherrie Lynch

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Student Services, on the Fredericton campus, has opened up nominations for the Dr. James Downey Leadership Award, which will be given to a UNB Fredericton student who demonstrates an outstanding contribution to student life at the University. The award, which includes a $500 bursary, will be presented to the selected student at the Student Union Awards banquet later this semester. Nominate a...

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Register Now for UNB Summer term

Rachel Watters

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:12:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Registration opens March 1st! Choose from over 100 courses offered on the UNB Fredericton campus. Classes begin May 1, May 28, July 2, and July 22. 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. Not sure what to take? Explore UNB CEL's summer schedule. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Free Desk

Angela Peters

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:11:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The department of philosophy has a L-shaped desk with drawers to give away. Removal will be the responsibility of the person taking it.  For more information, please contact Angela Peters. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angela Peters Email Address: Angela.Peters@unb.ca

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Food Service Hours on Saint John campus

Cory Brown

Posted: February 27, 2019 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note the change in food service hours on the Saint John campus. On Family Day, Monday, Feb. 18 -  Tim Hortons and the Common’s Café will be closed.  The Baird Dining Hall will be open from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.   During the March Break, March 4 - 8,  Tim Hortons and the Common’s Café will be closed.  The Baird Dining Hall will be open from 8 a.m....

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UNBF Student Union Welcome Center

Karen Miner

Posted: February 27, 2019 10:21:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNBF Student Union Welcome Center will be open on Monday, March 4, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.  It will be closed from March 5th - 8th, and will re-open for regular business hours on Monday, March 11.  Enjoy the March Break! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Karen Miner Email Address: kminer@unb.ca

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A graduate program to unleash your leadership and management potential

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: February 27, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Is the leader inside you looking for a career in management? Our Master in Business Administration (MBA) program will help you develop the knowledge and management skills to create opportunities for yourself, your community, and whatever organization you decide to work with.  Learn more at our information session on Wednesday, March 20, from 5:30 - 7 p.m., at Planet Hatch.  For more...

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Engineering students modernize gas cars with electric conversion

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 27, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Four students at UNB have developed a way to quickly and cheaply convert gasoline-guzzling vehicles into electric-powered ones.  Read all about it. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Cold War

Tony Merzetti

Posted: February 27, 2019 10:18:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Monday Night Film Series will present the film, Cold War on Monday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. In the 1950s, a music director falls in love with a singer and tries to persuade her to flee communist Poland for France. Nominee for best foreign language film. Rotten tomatoes rating - 93 per cent.  Three years after winning the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film with his...

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Information Regarding 2018 T4 Income Tax Slips

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: February 26, 2019 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Payroll Services have posted the 2018 T4 income tax slips to Colleague Self-Service. Once logged in to your myUNB portal, https://my.unb.ca/Pages/default.aspx go to the Colleague Self-Service link on “Page 1” of the Launch Menu. Click on the ‘Employee’ link and then on ‘Tax Information.’ The UNB portal is the most secure way to obtain your T4 as only you have...

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UNB researcher seeking participants for flood study

Angie Deveau

Posted: February 26, 2019 10:32:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


According to the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, an estimated 2,000 to 3,000 people were displaced from their homes during the spring flooding in 2018. A researcher at the University of New Brunswick plans on examining the impacts of this displacement. Dr. Julia Woodhall-Melnik, assistant professor in the faculty of arts at UNB Saint John, is seeking participants from Grand Lake,...

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W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture at UNB: Slave Lives Matter: Putting Biography at the Centre of Atlantic Canadian Slavery Studies

Angie Deveau

Posted: February 26, 2019 10:31:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Harvey Amani Whitfield, a professor from the University of Vermont, is this year’s guest for the W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture. In his lecture, he will speak on how “Slave Lives Matter.” Dr. Whitfield will bear witness to their existence, acknowledging the lives of Maritimes slaves and highlighting their connections to the wider Atlantic world and the African...

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Call for nominations for the Dr. James Downey Leadership Award

Sherrie Lynch

Posted: February 26, 2019 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Student Services has opened up nominations for the Dr. James Downey Leadership Award, which will be given to a UNB Fredericton student who demonstrates an outstanding contribution to student life at the university. The award, which includes a $500 bursary, will be presented to the selected student at the Student Union Awards banquet later this semester.  Nominate a student you know who has...

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UNBF Physics - Astronomy Nights

Penny Davenport

Posted: February 26, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNBF Physics will hold an 'Observation Night: Join us for a tour of the night sky' on Friday, March 1 (weather permitted), from 7:30 - 8:30 p.m., in  Queen Square Park. Join us for a tour of the night sky (weather permitting). Some of the things we'll be observing through our portable telescopes are the Orion Nebula, the Andromeda Galaxy, and the Pleiades open star cluster. We'll also...

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Scientist recognized for outstanding cancer research

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 26, 2019 10:17:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Alli Murugesan received the 2018 Mitacs Global Impact Entrepreneur Award for her groundbreaking discoveries in cancer research.  Read the full story here. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Standing Ovation: Rockin the Stage & Overcoming Academic Anxiety

Tanya Jones

Posted: February 26, 2019 10:16:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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 students are not doing as well as they could during exams, class presentations, recitals & thesis defenses etc., this practical workshop will help!  The workshop will be held on Friday, March 29,...

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Department of history book launch

Jeffrey Brown

Posted: February 25, 2019 10:55:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join the department of history for the celebration of two new books: Gary Waite's Jews and Muslims in Seventeenth-Century Discourse: From Religious Enemies to Allies and Friends and Brent Wilson's A Family of Brothers: Soldiers of the 26th New Brunswick Battalion in the Great War. We will gather at the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick (23 Dineen Dr.) at 7 p.m. on Thursday,...

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Physics seminar on CHIME - the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment

Penny Davenport

Posted: February 25, 2019 10:54:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB physics department seminar on Thursday, Feb. 28, from 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. in IUC Physics/Admin Building, Room 204, UNB Fredericton. Please join us for Colloquium tea in P203 beforehand. Keith Vanderlinde, Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of Toronto, will speak on the topic of CHIME - the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment. Abstract: Among the...

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SEED 2019 Program

Jessica Bourque

Posted: February 25, 2019 10:53:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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-home. Students will also need to apply online at...

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MMFC Lunch and Learn: Appraising risk of intimate partner violence

Kim Wade

Posted: February 25, 2019 10:52:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us for a lunch and learn hosted by the MMFC on the topic of appraising risk of intimate partner violence: The role of the ODARA as a decision-aid for police and other professionals on Thursday, Feb. 28 from 12 to 1 p.m. in Hazen Hall Room 232. Presenter: Dr. Mary Ann Campbell, Director of the Centre for Criminal Justice Studies and Clinical Psychologist. Dr. Campbell will speak about the...

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Call for nominations: Dr. James Downey Leadership Award

Sherrie Lynch

Posted: February 25, 2019 10:51:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Student Services has opened up nominations for the Dr. James Downey Leadership Award, which will be given to a UNB Fredericton student who demonstrates an outstanding contribution to student life at the university. The award, which includes a $500 bursary, will be presented to the selected student at the Student Union Awards banquet later this semester.  Nominate a student you know who has...

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QES Scholarship for internship in Malawi - summer 2019

Veronica McGinn

Posted: February 25, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A QES Scholarship is available for internship in Malawi in summer 2019. The objective of the UNB/QES Program is to develop global citizens through enriched academic, professional and cross-cultural experience, and provides $6,000 for UNB students from any discipline to spend 90 days in Malawi and Jamaica. There is one position left for the summer of 2019, collaborating on research and...

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Upcoming sessions for Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program

Daniel A. Nagel

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

Category: News and Notices


The Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples is an innovative project to support a campus community that affirms, welcomes and supports Indigenous peoples who work, study and visit UNB Saint John. Developed in collaboration with Elders and Indigenous community representatives in New Brunswick, this program is one of many initiatives intended to support...

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Keeping Watch: Harm Reduction Symposium

Daniel A. Nagel

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

Category: News and Notices


The Keeping Watch: 2nd Annual Harm Reduction Symposium will be held Friday and Saturday, March 29-30. This event is a collaborative initiative planned by healthcare professionals from Horizon Health, Public Health and UNB Saint John, and community stakeholders in response to the ongoing opioid crisis. The events associated with this symposium will feature a variety of guest...

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RBC Student Pitch Competition looking for submissions

Dikshita Khichi

Posted: February 25, 2019 10:47:00 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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Join us at the Design Works March Break camps

Alison Howells

Posted: February 25, 2019 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Looking for exciting March Break children's camps? Look no further than the UNB College of Extended Learning's Design Works camps! For children ages 6 – 12, there are four camps to choose from  – Jr Iron Chef's Desserts, Art Extraordinaire, Stop Motion and Steal the Stage Theatre Camps. Camps are held at the UNB Art Centre in Memorial Hall and in Marshall d'Array...

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UNB to host 2020 CSEP conference

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus will co-host the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology national conference from Oct. 14 to 17, 2020. The professional development event will bring approximately 600 people to Fredericton to discuss research on exercise, health and fitness. This meeting is not only for academics, but also physicians and trainers prescribing...

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Canada Games Aquatic Centre Corporate Memberships

Drew MacLeod

Posted: February 25, 2019 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Corporate Memberships are now available to UNB Saint John employees for purchase at the Canada Games Aquatic Centre. Please show their front desk the most recent pay stub as proof of employment. Please visit aquatics.nb.ca for additional information, including membership rates, perks and hours of operation. Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact...

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Business administration formal

Jason Walsh

Posted: February 25, 2019 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us for an evening of fine dining, celebration and dancing at the business administration formal. The event is open to students, faculty, and alumni. Doors open at 6 p.m. on March 14 at the Trade and Convention Centre. Tickets are $60, or $20 for current UNB students. Contact BASinfo@unb.ca for more information or tickets as they cannot be purchased at the door. Follow our...

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Truth and Reconciliation Strategic Action Plan

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 25, 2019 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As part of UNB’s commitment to the process of reconciliation, the University has developed its Truth and Reconciliation (TRC) Strategic Action Plan.  Read more about it. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Information regarding 2018 T4 income tax slips

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: February 22, 2019 10:55:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Payroll Services have posted the 2018 T4 income tax slips to Colleague Self-Service. Once logged in to your myUNB portal go to the Colleague Self-Service link on “Page 1” of the Launch Menu. Click on the ‘Employee’ link and then on ‘Tax Information.' The UNB portal is the most secure way to obtain your T4 as only you have access when logging in with your UNB...

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New Associate Registrar - Saint John

Rebecca Gray

Posted: February 22, 2019 10:53:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Office of the Registrar is pleased to welcome Carla Lavigne as Associate Registrar. Carla comes to us from Residence & Conference Services. She will be managing special projects and registrarial services for students applying for admission and for those currently enrolled. Those who have worked with Carla know her dedication to our students and we look forward to...

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Call for applications for two Associate Deans, School of Graduate Studies

Jacqueline Seely

Posted: February 22, 2019 10:51:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please see the following message from Drew Rendall, dean, School of Graduate Studies. Dear colleagues, I draw your attention to this call for applications for two Associate Dean positions in the School of Graduate Studies (Fredericton campus), one with primary responsibility for programs in the faculties of science, computer science, forestry and environmental management, and engineering; and...

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Reminder: UNB Sustainability Plan survey

UNB Sustainability

Posted: February 22, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Sustainability is in the process of developing an Institutional Sustainability Plan for UNB. We invite all members of the UNB community to participate in the survey, to share opinions on future sustainability efforts at UNB. The insights provided will help determine the direction of the upcoming five-year plan for UNB. This short (5-10 minutes) survey is available to all students, staff and...

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UNB Art Centre celebrates International Women’s Day with Illuminations exhibition

Lori Quick

Posted: February 22, 2019 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Art Centre celebrates International Women’s Day with Illuminations:  Contemporary Silver Candleholders Honouring Canadian Women in the Arts and unveiling the historic plaque Commemorating Pegi Nicol MacLeod Illuminations: Contemporary Silver Candleholders Honouring Canadian Women in the Arts is a travelling exhibition produced by the Metal Collective. The exhibit showcases 15...

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Wolastoqey language app launched

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 22, 2019 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre at UNB launched a new smartphone app last year designed to help people learn the Wolastoqey language.  Read all about it. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Global health researcher working with Indigenous communities

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 22, 2019 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A UNB researcher is co-leading a team of mostly Indigenous researchers to learn about the challenges antimicrobial resistance presents in Indigenous communities and how to be involved in the global response.  Read all about the research being done. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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March break music camp

Yunjia Dai

Posted: February 22, 2019 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Enjoy a week of music exploration. Sing, stop, compose, and try out different musical instruments. We’ll also be featuring our Pots and Pans Band. So, bring your pots, pans, or anything else from your kitchen, and make some music! We’ll be sure you get everything back at the end of the week! Date: March 4-8, 2019Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Drop-off at 7:45 a.m. & pick-up by 5...

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Biology Seminar Series: Dr. Marc Trudel

Jenn Meade

Posted: February 21, 2019 10:54:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Biology Seminar Series visiting speaker on Feb. 22  will be Dr. Marc Trudel from the St. Andrew's Biological Station. Join us at 3 p.m. in Bailey 146. The title of Dr. Trudel’s talk is “Salmon migration and their interactions with marine ecosystems.” Abstract: Pacific and Atlantic salmon have a complex life cycle that involves both freshwater and marine phases, though...

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Irregular Status, Migration and Access Without Fear: Legal Dimensions

Tia Dafnos

Posted: February 21, 2019 10:52:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


No One Is Illegal-Fredericton, the Immigration and Refugee Law Initiative (UNB Law) and the Law in Society program (UNB) are hosting "Irregular Status, Migration, and Access Without Fear: Legal Dimensions," a panel discussion featuring legal experts in immigration and refugee law, followed by Q&A. The event will take place at Renaissance College (811 Charlotte St.) on Saturday, Feb. 23,...

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Researcher receives federal funding for study on post-traumatic stress injuries faced by firefighters

UNB Communications

Posted: February 21, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A psychology researcher at the University of New Brunswick has received funding from the federal government for her research project focused on firefighters accessing care for trauma. Dr. Janine Olthuis, an assistant professor in psychology at UNB Fredericton, is one of 20 researchers from across Canada who have received funding through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research for projects...

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Researchers helping food banks to better respond to needs of communities

Angie Deveau

Posted: February 21, 2019 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Researchers in the faculty of business at the UNB Saint John are working to create a comprehensive platform that will allow food banks to have a more integrated relationship with donors, volunteers, visitors and social services. Drs. Rob Moir and Greg Fleet are working with PhD candidate Milad Pirayegar to create a platform that will provide real-time data about low-income families to better...

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Film screening: "Concerning Violence"

Tracy Glynn

Posted: February 21, 2019 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Cinema Politica Fredericton, STU History & UNB International Development Studies present a film screening of "Concerning Violence" on Friday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. at Conserver House, 180 Saint John St., Fredericton. A powerful retrospective exploration of African liberation struggles via Frantz Fanon's The Wretched of the Earth. Trailer/more info:...

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IBEC Speaker Series - Enactus

Jessica Mann

Posted: February 21, 2019 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join IBEC Speaker Series with Enactus on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 12 noon in Tilley 303. Enactus UNB will be hosting this week's Speaker Series. Each team will be presenting their idea in front of 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! The Enactus teams took second place last...

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Love's Sorrow: Music of Heartbreak and Longing

Jessica Mann

Posted: February 21, 2019 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us at Love’s Sorrows: Music of Heartbreak & Longing on Monday, Feb. 25, from noon to 1 p.m. at Memorial Hall, UNB Fredericton. This is a free noon hour concert. In this performance, Heather Fyffe will perform romantic and melancholy piano works by famous composers including Liszt, Brahms, and Rachmaninov.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Physics seminar: Parallel-Plate Resonator as an integrated device for MRI studies of lithium ion batteries

Penny Davenport

Posted: February 20, 2019 10:55:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join UNB Physics for a seminar by Andres Augilera on Thursday, Feb. 21, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m. in IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, Room 204. Please join us for Colloquium tea in P203 beforehand. Topic: Parallel-Plate Resonator as an integrated device for MRI studies of lithium ion batteries “Rechargeable batteries with high energy density are in great demand as energy sources for...

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Live Q&A Session: UNB Applied Behaviour Analysis Certificate Program

Belinda Elliott-Bielecki

Posted: February 20, 2019 10:53:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in working in the field of applied behaviour analysis? Want to learn about career opportunities in the growing field?  Join us for a live question & answer session with Dr. Michael Palmer, BCBA-D, instructor in the Department of Psychology at UNB, and coordinator of the ABA Certificate program. Dr. Palmer will discuss ABA and its benefits, career options available...

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Second World of Talent showcase to highlight students’ skills

Angie Deveau

Posted: February 20, 2019 10:51:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s International Student Advisor’s Office (ISAO) is hosting its second annual World of Talent showcase, which will feature performances by international students from the university’s Fredericton campus. The showcase will be held on Thursday, Feb. 21, from 7 to 10 p.m., in Marshall d'Avray Hall, room 143. To read more, click here. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Kinesiology Colloquium guest speaker: Mathieu Winand

Leslie Harquail

Posted: February 20, 2019 10:49:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Guest speaker Mathieu Winand, head of International Sport Management at LUNEX University, Luxembourg, will present on the topic "Innovate to perform, a key determinant for non-profit sport organizations' success," on Friday, Feb. 22, at 10:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology Building, 208. Abstract:  Organizations within the non-profit sport sector face competitive challenges to attract members and...

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Cycle, sweat, support at the 7th annual URec Cyclethon

Colin Bowley

Posted: February 20, 2019 10:47:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


URec's 7th annual Cyclethon is Friday, Feb. 22! Our team of cycling instructors will lead 11 upbeat and energetic cycling classes in support of the Heart & Stroke Foundation of N.B. Everyone is welcome to participate (no membership required). We encourage all to come out and support this very special event!  Where: Alberta Alumni Recreation Gym (first floor of the Currie...

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MScFE oral examination of Olayemi Ogunrinde

Faith Sharpe

Posted: February 20, 2019 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The MScFE Oral Examination of Olayemi Ogunrinde will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 1:30 p.m. in Forestry and Geology 202, Dean's Conference Room.  Oral Examination chaired by Dr. B. Leblon, FOREM. Examining Committee: Dr. F-R Meng, FOREMDr. A. Lloyd, GGEDr. M. Gong, Supervisor, FOREM Advisory Committee: Dr. M. Gong, Supervisor, FOREMDr. Y-H Chui, HRA-FOREM/ U of AlbertaDr. L. Li,...

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UNB English Language Programme employment opportunities

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: February 20, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB English Language Programme (ELP) is accepting applications for employment for our 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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Win U Card Cash with the UNB Co-Curricular Program

Jacob White

Posted: February 20, 2019 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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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CIBC, Indspire launch bursaries for Indigenous students

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 20, 2019 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Indigenous students enrolling at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton and Saint John now have access to a special bursary program, thanks to a $500,000 gift from CIBC to UNB’s It Begins Here campaign.  Read the full story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Monday Night Film Series presents, 'If Beale Street Could Talk'-FR

MyUNB News

Posted: February 20, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Monday Night Film Series presents, 'If Beale Street Could Talk' on Monday, Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. Director Barry Jenkins’s ambitious follow-up to his Oscar-winning Film Circuit favourite Moonlight adapts James Baldwin’s poignant novel about a woman fighting to free her falsely accused husband from prison before the birth of their child. Additional information...

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Reminder: Piluwitahasuwawsuwakon - Forging a New Path on Feb. 21

Communications Office

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:52:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join us for the official installation of Amanda Reid Rogers, Piluwitahasuwin (Assistant Vice-President Indigenous Engagement), on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 3:30 p.m. in the Performance Gym of The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. The Wolastoqey title "Piluwitahasuwin" refers to a new way of thinking and promoting change grounded in truth. This appointment is part of UNB’s TRC Strategic...

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Upcoming Sessions for Mawoluhkhotipon: Ally & Safe Space Program

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:51:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples is an innovative project to support a campus community that affirms, welcomes and supports Indigenous peoples who work, study and visit UNB Saint John. Developed in collaboration with Elders and Indigenous community representatives in New Brunswick, this program is one of many initiatives intended to support the...

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Reminder: Windows 7 imaging no longer available for UNB-owned computers as of Feb. 28

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Effective Feb. 28, 2019, only Windows 10 and Office 2016 will be installed on all new and re-imaged UNB-owned Windows computers. Why is this happening? Microsoft announced they will stop supporting Windows 7 in January 2020. What this means to you? New computer purchases: All new Windows computers purchased through ITS procurement will have Windows 10 and Office 2016 installed by default. If...

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Reminder: Accessing the Live Archive workshop

Tracy McDonald

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:49:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Department of Sociology Research Workshop will take place on Friday, Feb. 22, from 2:30 - 5:30 p.m., in the Harriet Irving Library, Milham Room. Dr. Tia Dafnos will present, "Accessing the Live Archive: Using Access to Information Requests for Social Science Research." This workshop provides an overview of access to information (ATI) processes for obtaining public records and how this...

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Extended until Feb. 22 – Faculty/Staff IT Satisfaction Survey

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The IT Satisfaction Survey has been extended until Friday, Feb. 22. Please take a few minutes to give your input on the technology services you receive at UNB. Your feedback is important. Complete the survey now (it takes less than 10 minutes) and let us know what we can do to make your UNB IT Services even better. Your responses are anonymous. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Fair Dealing/Fair Use Week

Lisa Pollock

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:47:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Every year libraries and educational institutions across North America celebrate the rules that allow sharing of portions of published works for research and education. Learn more about this right and participate in UNB Libraries copyright activities: SAINT JOHN: Fair Dealing Presentation and Card Game Tuesday, Feb. 26, from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Hans W. Klohn Commons, Potash Conference Room...

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MEM report presentation of Brittany MacNaughton

Faith Sharpe

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The MEM Report Presentation of Brittany MacNaughton will be held on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 10 a.m. in F & G 202, Dean's Conference Room. Report Presentation chaired by Dr. T. Beckley, FOREMSupervisor: Dr. M. Gray, FOREM Report Title: Assessing the feasibility of two systems to handle household organic waste: The dirt on compost.   Abstract: Adjusting from simply throwing out organic kitchen...

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Fourth annual powwow promotes unity

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


In April, the Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre (MWC) hosted the fourth annual UNB Powwow in celebration of Mi’kmaq, Wolastoqey and Passamaquoddy languages, teachings, traditions, ceremonies, worldview, knowledge systems and philosophies. UNB sits on unceded and unsurrendered traditional Wolastoqey land. Read all about the fourth annual Powwow. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Physical activity and physical capacity of older Canadians

Emily Wright

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you 65 years or older and interested in learning about your physical activity and physical capacity? Join us at the Andrew & Marjorie McCain Human Performance Laboratory at the University of New Brunswick 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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Are you (or someone you know) in a relationship with a person who has chronic pain?

Kirsten Gullickson

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Researchers from the University of New Brunswick are looking for partners of individuals with chronic pain to complete a confidential online survey that takes 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 will be given the...

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Canada Games Aquatic Centre Corporate Memberships

Drew MacLeod

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Corporate Memberships are now available to UNB Saint John employees for purchase at the Canada Games Aquatic Centre. Please show their front desk the most recent pay stub as proof of employment. Please visit aquatics.nb.ca for additional information, including membership rates, perks and hours of operation. Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact...

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Seawolves Basketball-SJ

MyUNB News

Posted: February 19, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves basketball teams on Saturday, Feb. 23, versus the Crandall University Chargers. The women's game 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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Colleague Self-Service coming your way

Project FOCUS

Posted: February 15, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Colleague Self-Service, a robust web application that enables users to interact with their individual information, will be coming to UNB over the next few months.    You will get a sneak peak of this innovative interface when you access this year’s T4. More information will be available over the next few months. Questions about Colleague Self-Service can be directed...

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Outstanding faculty and staff

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 15, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB faculty and staff are innovators and mentors whose knowledge and passion inspire and encourage students and others to achieve success, to solve problems, to create change and to follow their dreams. These are just some of the outstanding examples of the champions of the UNB community. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address:...

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MMFC Lunch & Learn: Contesting the Common Sense of Consent

Kim Wade

Posted: February 15, 2019 10:33:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Karla O’Regan, Associate Professor in Criminology & Criminal Justice, St. Thomas University, will present 'Contesting the Common Sense of Consent' on Wednesday, Feb. 20, from 12 - 1 p.m., at the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre (678 Windsor Street). Consent is everywhere. It regulates our relationships with social and political institutions, with one another, and even with our own bodies....

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SEED 2019 Program

Jessica Bourque

Posted: February 15, 2019 10:32:00 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 31, so...

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Search for Director of Teaching & Learning Services (CETL) - FR

Kimberly Macklin

Posted: February 15, 2019 10:31:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Applications are being accepted for the position of Director of Teaching and Learning Services in the Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning (CETL). Dr. Magdalen Normandeau currently holds this position and will step away from the role June 30, 2019. With many thanks to Magdalen for her effective service in support of teaching excellence, we now solicit applications to fill the position. The...

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Funding Opportunity: Teaching & Learning Priority Fund Call for Submissions

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: February 15, 2019 10:30:00 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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Evolution - MusicUNB

Jessica Mann

Posted: February 15, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Evolution - MusicUNB will take place on Wednesday,  Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Ticket Prices:  Adult: $30 Senior: $25 Students: $10 Can you hear a composer's writing develop? What if a contemporary composer took excerpts from Mozart and wrote an entirely new piece? Musician in Residence Nadia Francavilla, cellist Marc Labranche and pianist Carl Gionet attempt to answer...

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Love's Sorrow: Music of Heartbreak & Longing - MusicUNB

Jessica Mann

Posted: February 15, 2019 10:18:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The re-scheduled date for the free Love's Sorrows: Music of Heartbreak and Longing concert is Wednesday, Feb. 20, from 12 - 1 p.m., in Memorial Hall. In this performance, Heather Fyffe will perform romantic and melancholy piano works by famous composers including Liszt, Brahms, and Rachmaninov.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jessica Mann Email Address:...

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UNB, Saint John Video Conference Self-Serve Survey

Kris Doucet

Posted: February 14, 2019 10:47:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Information Services & Systems department wants to know about your experiences with the new self serve model for video conference calls on campus. Are you happy with the service model? Are there things we can provide to improve the experience? Please complete this very brief survey and let us know how we are doing.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Seeking participants for NB flood study

Angie Deveau

Posted: February 14, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Julia Woodhall-Melnik, assistant professor in the faculty of social science at the University of New Brunswick Saint John, is seeking participants from Saint John and the Kingston Peninsula regions for community consultations. The purpose of these consultations is to recognize and understand the challenges that people in these areas faced during and following the New Brunswick flood in...

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Food Service Hours on Saint John campus

Cory Brown

Posted: February 14, 2019 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note the change in food service hours on the Saint John campus. On Family Day, Monday, Feb. 18 -  Tim Hortons and the Common’s Café will be closed.  The Baird Dining Hall will be open from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.   During the March Break, March 4 - 8,  Tim Hortons and the Common’s Café will be closed.  The Baird Dining Hall will be open from 8 a.m....

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Biology Seminar Series with Dr. David Shiffman

Jenn Meade

Posted: February 14, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Biology Seminar Series is proud to host Dr. David Shiffman (Simon Fraser University) on Friday, Feb. 15 at 3 p.m. in B146. He will discuss “why so many people believe sustainable shark fisheries can’t exist.” We hope to see you there! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jenn Meade Email Address: Jenn.Meade@unb.ca

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Dr. David Shiffman - CRI / Biology joint workshop

Jenn Meade

Posted: February 14, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


CRI and UNB Biology will host a workshop with Dr. Shiffman (Simon Fraser Univeristy) entitled,  “How to use social media to communicate your science to non-experts, and why you should!” This event will take place on Saturday, Feb. 16, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., in Bailey Hall, 146. Space is limited, register here. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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UNBF Student Abroad Information Sessions

Veronica McGinn

Posted: February 14, 2019 10:17:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Global Team will be hosting two information sessions on "How to be a Student Abroad" on February 19 and 20 in Tilley Hall, 125  between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Learn more about the UNBF Travel Study, Summer Schools, Student Exchange and Working Abroad. For more information email global@unb.ca. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Veronica McGinn Email...

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Cardio equipment for sale

Lauren Rogers

Posted: February 14, 2019 10:16:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec has recently purchased new cardio equipment and is selling old equipment 'as is.' The following commercial cardio equipment is available for immediate purchase: Life Fitness 95T Treadmill ($1000), Precor AMT 100i ($800) and 2 LifeFitness Upright Bikes ($200 each). Please contact Jason Rudy at jason.rudy@unb.ca for more information. Category: Athletics Recreation and...

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Pursuing excellence in sport

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 14, 2019 10:16:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On the court or on the field, in the classroom or in the community, our athletes demonstrate a commitment to success. Read more about our athletes. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Queering Art Education for the Environment with Sabine LeBel

Tracy Glynn

Posted: February 14, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Queering Art Education for the Environment with Sabine LeBel will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 4 p.m. in George Martin Hall, 207 at St. Thomas University. Dr. Sabine LeBel is a professor in the Department of Culture and Media Studies at the University of New Brunswick. She does research in the area of environmental media studies. She investigates the representation of trash in visual culture,...

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Lakutuwakon - Wabanaki Protocol for Ratification of Treaties

Chelsea Cullins

Posted: February 13, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Lakututwakon - Wabanaki Protocol for Ratification of Treaties will begin on Wednesday, Feb. 27 in the Student Union Building Ballroom.  The Opening Ceremony, with UNB's Elder-in-Residence Imelda Perley, will take place at 6:30 p.m. Re-enactment of Wolastoqiyik meeting in the longhouse to approve the Peace and Friendship Treaty of 1760, will be at 7 p.m. (In Wolastoqiyik with an English...

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Faculty of Business Research Colloquium

Patricia Chisholm

Posted: February 13, 2019 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Faculty of Business Research Colloquium will take place on Friday, Feb. 15, from 10:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m., in Oland Hall 206. Two very interesting presentations in accounting and information technology areas are scheduled: Session 1 by Dr. Muhammad Kabir, and Session 2 by Dr. Jong-Kyou Kim. (Please note that the location is changed to Oland Hall, 206 and the presentations end at 12:30 p.m.,...

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RBC Student Pitch Competition looking for submissions

Dikshita Khichi

Posted: February 13, 2019 10:17:00 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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Milestones to be celebrated

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 13, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Milestones are meant to not only be recognized, but celebrated. Read a sampling of the ones that took place this past year at UNB. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Monday Night Film Series presents, 'Shoplifters' -FR

MyUNB News

Posted: February 13, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


This feature film, Shoplifters, is being screened on Monday, Feb. 18 at 7:30 p.m. at Tilley Hall, 102. A frontrunner for Best Foreign Language film in 2019, Shoplifters is a Japanese film about an empathetic and lovable family of shoplifters who adopt a young girl off the street. The film has been described as complex, subtle, devastating, surprising and totally brilliant with a 99 per cent...

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Reminder - Elizabeth May guest speaker at annual Viscount Bennett Memorial Lecture

UNB Communications

Posted: February 12, 2019 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Thursday, Feb. 14, the faculty of law invites you to attend its annual Viscount Bennett Memorial Lecture. This year’s lecture will be delivered by Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party of Canada and its first elected Member of Parliament. Ms. May’s talk, One point Five to stay alive – How we find hope and honesty in dangerous times, will explore the potentially...

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MMFC Lunch & Learn - Sexual Violence on Campus

Kim Wade

Posted: February 12, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Charlene Belu, Psychology Doctoral Student at UNB, will present 'Sexual Violence on Campus: What Do We Know About It?' as part of the Lunch & Learn presentation on Thursday, Feb. 14, from 12 - 1 p.m., at the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research. Description: The occurrence of sexual violence on campus is not a new concern, but there are increasingly promising ways to...

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Notice of Late Opening - UNBF Registrar's Office

Jo-ann Mihan

Posted: February 12, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Registrar's Office on the Fredericton campus will be opening at 10:15 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14 to allow staff to participate in an office event.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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CETL Equipment Pool - Rental Policy Change

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: February 12, 2019 10:18:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Due to demand, all camera-related equipment will be signed out for a two-day period, from Monday, Feb. 11 to the end of the term.  Rental periods will be as follows: Monday to Wednesday (return no later than 12 p.m.) Wednesday to Friday (return no later than 12 p.m.) Friday at 2 p.m. to Monday (return no later than 9 a.m.) Late return policies will apply.  We apologize for any...

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Reminder: Piluwitahasuwawsuwakon - Forging a New Path

Communications Office

Posted: February 12, 2019 10:17:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join us for the official installation of Amanda Reid Rogers, Piluwitahasuwin (Assistant Vice-President Indigenous Engagement) on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 3:30 p.m. in the Performance Gym of The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. The Wolastoqey title "Piluwitahasuwin" refers to a new way of thinking and promoting change grounded in truth. This appointment is part of UNB’s TRC Strategic...

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Outstanding students recognized

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 12, 2019 10:16:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Students at UNB have been recognized for their contributions to the university, the community and their academic successes and innovation. Read the full story in the 2017-2018 Annual Report. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Outstanding Employer Recognition

Nicola Cassidy

Posted: February 12, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


At a ceremony at Government House held on February 5, the UNBF Department of Security and Traffic was presented with an award as an Outstanding Employer by the Canadian Forces Liaison Council. This award, the result of a nomination by UNB employee and Canadian Forces reservist, Brett Annis, recognizes the support that Private Annis has received from his department, allowing him to balance his...

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Discover Encaustic - Painting with Wax!

Alison Howells

Posted: February 12, 2019 10:14:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Ancient, modern and currently popular, encaustic (coloured melted beeswax) can be your new way of painting! Discover Leisure Learning's "Encaustic - painting with wax," a one-day workshop taking place on Saturday, Feb. 16. When it’s hot, it’s ‘wet’, and when cool, it’s ‘dry’ – and in between you can carve, cut, fill, scrape,...

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Reminder WebTimeEntry Cutoff Date - February 22, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: February 11, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Family 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 February 22, 2019. 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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“Blackness at the Intersections”: Department of History’s Black History Month lecture by Dr. Funké Aladejebi

Department of History, UNB-FR

Posted: February 11, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Department of History’s third annual Black History Month lecture will be given by Professor Funké Aladejebi on Friday, Feb. 15 , from 7 - 9 p.m., in MacLaggan Hall, 105. Dr. Aladejebi joined UNB in 2018 as the inaugural Wendy J. Robbins Professor in Gender and Women’s Studies with a research focus on African Canadian history and critical race studies. Her talk, Blackness at...

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Urban Aboriginal Knowledge Network Conference

Angie Deveau

Posted: February 11, 2019 10:47:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Urban Aboriginal Knowledge Network (UAKN Atlantic) is holding its Knowledge Mobilization conference, Decolonizing the Academy Through Community-Driven Research, from February 19-21 at the Wu Conference Centre at UNB Fredericton. This conference is the first of its kind in Atlantic Canada to feature community-driven research that highlights the needs and aspirations of Canada’s urban...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John

Krystal Binns

Posted: February 11, 2019 10:46:00 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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"Adventures in Investing" with Tim Power Speaker Series from IBEC

Jessica Mann

Posted: February 11, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


'Adventures in Investing' with Tim Power, presented by IBEC, will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 12 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 303.  Claim your free ticket using this following Eventbrite. “Adventures in Investing – as an entrepreneur himself and an investor in a variety of different ventures, Tim hopes to share some of the lessons he has learned and the adventures he has had...

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W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture-FR

MyUNB News

Posted: February 11, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Associate Professor Michael V. Smith, from the University of British Columbia, will be the guest lecturer at this year's W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture, which will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 5 - 7 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 102.  The title of his lecture is 'This Body is a Gift: Gender and Meaning-Making in One Man’s Art.' In a hybrid performance-lecture, Michael V. Smith...

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President's Annual Report 2017 - 2018

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 11, 2019 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s 2017-2018 annual report is now available online. A snapshot of the year, it captures some of the incredible talent, commitment and achievement among our faculty, staff, students and alumni - those who power UNB. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Economics Seminar: Adverse Selection and PIK Toggles

Holly Burke-Wood

Posted: February 11, 2019 10:16:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Department of Economics Seminar Series will feature Elif Dalkir, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, UNBF,  presenting 'Adverse Selection and PIK Toggles' Friday, March 29 at 1 p.m. in Singer Hall, 449. Abstract: The most junior debt used by private equity firms often take the form of pay-in-kind (PIK) securities. The original PIK contracts in 1980s required interest to...

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Physics Seminar

Penny Davenport

Posted: February 11, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The next UNBF Physics Department Seminar will take place on Thursday,  Feb. 14, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin. Bldg, 204. Laura Stiles-Clarke, Faculty of Education, St. Francis Xavier University, will discuss, 'Are you with me? Soliciting student feedback with high-tech, low-tech, and no-tech approaches.' “It sometimes seems as though student expectations of what a...

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Last chance to complete the IT Satisfaction Survey

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 8, 2019 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note that Friday, Feb. 15 is the last day you can take our short survey for faculty/staff to give your input on the technology services we offer you at UNB. Your feedback is important to us. Complete the survey now (it takes less than 10 minutes) and let us know what we can do to make your UNB IT Services even better. All responses are anonymous. Category: News and Notices Article...

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UNB Sustainability Plan Survey

UNB Sustainability

Posted: February 8, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Sustainability is in the process of developing an Institutional Sustainability Plan for UNB.  We invite all members of the UNB community to participate in the survey, to share opinions on future sustainability efforts at UNB.  The insights provided will help determine the direction of the upcoming five-year plan for UNB. This short (five to 10 minute) survey is now available to...

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Cybersecurity Advisory: Apple FaceTime

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 7, 2019 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Apple FaceTime recently experienced a security bug allowing callers to view and listen to the recipient prior to them even accepting the call. Apple is currently working on a fix expected to be ready later this week. Until the fix is available, protect your privacy and disable FaceTime on your device. Disable FaceTime for: iPhone or iPad Open Settings Find and select FaceTime Toggle off the...

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Elizabeth May - guest speaker at annual Viscount Bennett Memorial Lecture

UNB Communications

Posted: February 7, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The faculty of law invites you to attend its annual Viscount Bennett Memorial Lecture. This year’s lecture will be delivered by Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party of Canada and its first elected Member of Parliament. Ms. May’s talk, One point Five to stay alive – How we find hope and honesty in dangerous times, will explore the potentially devastating effects of climate...

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ISAO hosts second annual 'World of Talent'

Hillary Nguyen

Posted: February 7, 2019 10:31:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Fredericton International Student Advisor’s Office (ISAO) is excited to be hosting the second annual ‘World of Talent’ event on Thursday, Feb. 21, from 7 - 10 p.m., in  Marshall d’Avray Hall, 143 (Auditorium). ‘A World of Talent’ will showcase the talented international students we have studying on the Fredericton campus. The show will feature...

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Food Service Hours on Saint John campus

Cory Brown

Posted: February 7, 2019 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note the change in food service hours on the Saint John campus. On Family Day, Monday, Feb. 18 -  Tim Hortons and the Common’s Café will be closed.  The Baird Dining Hall will be open from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.   During the March Break, March 4 - 8,  Tim Hortons and the Common’s Café will be closed.  The Baird Dining Hall will be open from 8 a.m....

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SEED 2019 Program

Jessica Bourque

Posted: February 7, 2019 10:25:00 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 31, so...

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Biology Seminar Series - Dr. Joshua Kurek

Jenn Meade

Posted: February 7, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Biology Seminar Series is proud to host Dr. Joshua Kurek (Mount Allison University) who will be giving a seminar entitled, "Legacy of persistent pollutants from historic forest management in New Brunswick" on Friday, Feb. 8 at 3 p.m. in B146. Abstract: Forest stakeholders in New Brunswick (NB), Canada, operated arguably the world’s largest aerial insecticide spray program during the...

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UNB Media Lab

Nancy Wood

Posted: February 7, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Did you know that you can bind together a report/assignment at UNB's Media Lab with its "Fellowes Quasar Plastic Coil Binding Machine" for only $2. Bring in your report or print it here for only .10 a sheet, single sided and put it together. Up to 500 sheets up to 2" in thickness. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Z7jVTp5MqxuJ4GxxThrep0MZChJF5KoB/view?usp=sharing.   We are located...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post' -FR

MyUNB News

Posted: February 6, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The feature film “The Miseducation of Cameron Post' is being screened on Monday, Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m. at Tilley Hall, 102. After being caught with another girl on prom night, Cameron (Chloë Grace Moretz) is quickly shipped off to a conversion therapy centre that treats teens “struggling with same-sex attraction.” Additional information can be viewed at NB Film...

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Search for Director of Teaching & Learning Services (CETL) - FR

Kimberly Macklin

Posted: February 6, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Applications are being accepted for the position of Director of Teaching and Learning Services in the Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning (CETL). Dr. Magdalen Normandeau currently holds this position and will step away from the role June 30, 2019. With many thanks to Magdalen for her effective service in support of teaching excellence, we now solicit applications to fill the position....

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Save the Date: Piluwitahasuwawsuwakon - Forging a New Path

Communications Office

Posted: February 6, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join us for the official installation of Amanda Reid Rogers, Piluwitahasuwin (Assistant Vice-President Indigenous Engagement) on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 3:30 p.m. in the Performance Gym, The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. The Wolastoqey title "Piluwitahasuwin" refers to a new way of thinking and promoting change grounded in truth. This appointment is part of UNB’s TRC Strategic Action...

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Kinesiology Colloquium Guests Speaker Tara Werner, "Leading Change: Health Coaching in New Brunswick

Leslie Harquail

Posted: February 6, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Guest Speaker Tara Werner, Manager of Community Health Promotion, Diabetes Canada will present, Leading Change: Health Coaching in New Brunswick on Friday, Feb. 8 at 10:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology Building, 208. Live Well | Bien Vivre is a collaborative initiative delivered by community health coaches in partnership with the Government of New Brunswick and Diabetes Canada.  Unique to New...

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It’s Contest Time! Win U Card Cash with the UNB Co-Curricular Program

Jacob White

Posted: February 6, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Students can keep track 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 around 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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Career Fair

Katherine McNeil

Posted: February 6, 2019 10:17:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


A Career Fair will take place on Friday, Feb. 8, from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., in the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER Recreation Gym, 1st floor. Please see the  Career Fair Booklet. Category: Employment News Article Contact Information Contact: Katherine McNeil Email Address: kathim@unb.ca

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Quartermain Earth Science Café

Ann C. Timmermans

Posted: February 6, 2019 10:16:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


There are still spaces available for the 10th Quartermain Earth Science Café taking place on Thursday, Feb. 7 (doors open at 6 p.m. for fun activities, interactive talk begins at 7 p.m.) Our honoured guest speaker, Dr. Adrian Park, will present, "Mary Anning and the Sea Monsters.”  Mary Anning was...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post' -FR

MyUNB News

Posted: February 6, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The feature film “The Miseducation of Cameron Post' is being screened on Monday, Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m. at Tilley Hall, 102. After being caught with another girl on prom night, Cameron (Chloë Grace Moretz) is quickly shipped off to a conversion therapy centre that treats teens “struggling with same-sex attraction.” Additional information can be viewed at NB Film...

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W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture-FR

MyUNB News

Posted: February 5, 2019 11:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Associate Professor Michael V. Smith, from the University of British Columbia, will be the guest lecturer at this year's W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture, which will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 5 - 7 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 102.  The title of his lecture is 'This Body is a Gift: Gender and Meaning-Making in One Man’s Art.' In a hybrid performance-lecture, Michael V. Smith...

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Funding Opportunity: Teaching & Learning Priority Fund Call for Submissions

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: February 5, 2019 10:39:00 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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ISAO Lunch & Learn

Hillary Nguyen

Posted: February 5, 2019 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB faculty and staff are invited to join International Student Advisor's Office staff/advisors Hillary Nguyen and Jason MacFarlane for their monthly Lunch & Learn on Thursday, Feb. 7, from 12 - 1 p.m., in the SUB, 103. They will be talking about their services, perspectives of international students and this month's theme, 'How to make your workplace culturally diverse.' Bring your lunch...

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RBC Student Pitch Competition is looking for submissions

Dikshita Khichi

Posted: February 5, 2019 10:23:00 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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Nursing Research Day - Call for Abstracts

Elizabeth Fry-Rahmanian

Posted: February 5, 2019 10:21:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Our 24th annual Nursing Research Day, on May 24, 2019, is an opportunity for healthcare providers, educators, policy makers and community members to learn about the innovative research being done by students and faculty at the University of New Brunswick. Call for abstracts - we invite submissions from those in all health disciplines and sectors. Presentations may include: Original research...

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Faculty of Business Research Colloquium

Patricia Chisholm

Posted: February 5, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Faculty of Business Research Colloquium takes place on Friday, Feb. 8 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., in HWK Commons G16 (BMO room), with informal discussions continuing afterwards.   Two presentations:   Session 1:  Dr. Muhammad Kabir, Lecturer, Accounting, Faculty of Business, UNB Saint John Title: How External CEOs Stimulate Innovation Session 2: Dr. Jong-Kyou...

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Cybersecurity Challenges Facing the Department of National Defense

Ali Corrigan

Posted: February 5, 2019 10:16:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Brigadier General Andrew Jayne will be at the Fredericton Campus on Thursday,  Feb. 7 at 1 p.m. to deliver a free talk entitled, "Cybersecurity Challenges Facing the Department of National Defense."  The talk is being hosted by The Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity and will be held at the National Research Council building located at 46 Dineen Drive, Rooms 117/118.  BGen Jayne...

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Mawoluhkhotipon: Ally & Safe Space Program

Dan Nagel

Posted: February 5, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Mawoluhkhotipon: Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples was officially launched on Monday on the UNB Saint John campus. The Ally & Safe Space Program is an innovative project intended to support a campus community that affirms, welcomes and supports Indigenous peoples who work, study and visit UNB Saint John. Read the full story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Seawolves Basketball-SJ

MyUNB News

Posted: February 5, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Come out and support the UNB Saint John Seawolves basketball teams on Saturday, Feb. 9, versus the Mount Saint Vincent University Mystics! The women's game 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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UNB Art Centre now open on Thursdays until 9 p.m.

Lori Quick

Posted: February 5, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre is happy to announce that the East and West Galleries will be open to the public on Thursday evenings until 9pm! Stop in to see our current exhibition, Beasts and Gardens, featuring textile artist, Anna Torma and digital artist, David Zsako. The UNB Art Centre is located in Memorial Hall, 9 Bailey Drive on the UNB Fredericton Campus. On Thursday evenings, parking is...

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Enjoy Everyday Acadian & Culture

Alison Howells

Posted: February 5, 2019 10:14:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Explore the province's Acadian language and culture with the UNB Leisure Learning course "Everyday Acadian & Culture," starting on Wednesday evening, February 6th. Here’s a great opportunity to practise your French, while learning about Acadian French and the regional differences in the North, South, East and West of the province. You’ll be introduced to unique slang,...

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Reminder - Registration now open for New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium

Susan Oliver

Posted: February 5, 2019 10:14:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Registration is now open for the full-day New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium to be held Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 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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Early Closure of SUB Cafeteria Marketplace

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: February 5, 2019 10:13:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that on Friday, Feb. 8, the SUB Cafeteria Marketplace will be closing at 1 p.m. to facilitate preparation for the Faculty of Engineering Awards Dinner that evening.  Tim Hortons will be open until 3 p.m. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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UNB to host the Urban Aboriginal Knowledge Network Conference

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


The Urban Aboriginal Knowledge Network (UAKN Atlantic) is holding its Knowledge Mobilization conference, Decolonizing the Academy Through Community-Driven Research, from February 19-21 at the Wu Conference Centre. This conference is the first of its kind in Atlantic Canada to feature community-driven research that highlights the needs and aspirations of Canada’s urban Indigenous...

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Exciting Student Project Seeks Community Input

Chedi Mbaga

Posted: February 4, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: Student Organizations


The UNB Student Consulting Group - an undergraduate student association focused on case study evaluation, project development, and project consulting – is undertaking an exciting community project. This project, dubbed the Fredericton Housing Report: Addressing the Challenges of Today for a Better Tomorrow aims to better understand the housing needs of young professionals in the city of...

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UNB Year 3 Student Poster Presentations

Kimberly Anne Wilbur

Posted: February 4, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Department of Nursing & Health Sciences's Health Policy Poster Presentation will take place on Thursday, Feb. 7, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Primary health care is comprehensive and includes disease prevention, community development and health promotion. The Year 3 Nursing Students have worked collaboratively with multiple community and government agencies to identify, review and create...

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Save the date for the 7th annual Cyclethon

Colin Bowley

Posted: February 4, 2019 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec's 7th annual Cyclethon will take place on Friday, Feb. 22! Our team of cycling instructors will lead 11 upbeat and energetic cycling classes in support of the Heart & Stroke Foundation of N.B.  The first class will begin at 6:30 a.m. (sign up opens at 6:15 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...

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UNB Department of Sociology Research Workshop

Tracy McDonald

Posted: February 4, 2019 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Department of Sociology Research Workshop will take place on Friday, Feb. 22, from 2:30 - 5:30 p.m., in the Harriet Irving Library, Milham Room. Dr. Tia Dafnos will present, 'Accessing the Live Archive: Using Access to Information Requests for Social Science Research.' This workshop provides an overview of access to information (ATI) processes for obtaining public records and how this...

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UNB signs accreditation with CPHR

Patricia Chisholm

Posted: February 4, 2019 10:37:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB reached an agreement with the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources New Brunswick (CPHRNB) to provide accreditation for students enrolled in the bachelor of business administration program on our Saint John campus. Read the full story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Patricia Chisholm Email Address: pchishol@unb.ca

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IT Satisfaction Survey for faculty and staff - Reminder

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 1, 2019 10:48:00 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 online apps, to wireless and 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 February 15. All responses are...

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Reminder – Register for the Community Conversations - Help shape UNB's Strategic Plan

UNB Strategic Planning

Posted: February 1, 2019 10:47:00 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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W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture

Carolyn Williston-Aubie

Posted: February 1, 2019 10:47:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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 entitled, 'The Body Is a Gift: Gender and Meaning-Making in One Man’s Art' on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 5:30 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 102. In a hybrid performance-lecture, Michael V....

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Quartermain Earth Science Cafe

Ann C. Timmermans

Posted: February 1, 2019 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Everyone is welcome to the 10th Quartermain Earth Science Café on Thursday, Feb. 7 (doors open at 6 p.m. for fun activities, interactive talk begins at 7 p.m.) at the Quartermain Earth Science Centre, Forestry and Geology Building, UNBF. Our honoured guest speaker, Dr. Adrian Park, will present, "Mary Anning and the Sea Monsters.”  Mary Anning was the...

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Windows 7 imaging no longer available for new or re-imaged UNB-owned computers

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 1, 2019 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Effective Feb. 28, 2019, only Windows 10 and Office 2016 will be installed on all new and re-imaged UNB-owned Windows computers.  Why is this happening? Microsoft announced they will stop supporting Windows 7 in January 2020.  What this means to you New computer purchases: All new Windows computers purchased through ITS procurement will have Windows 10 and Office 2016 installed by...

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Launch of Mawoluhkhotipon: Ally and Safe Space Program

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: February 1, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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

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Tertulia - Roslyn Rosenfeld on Lucy Jarvis

Tracy Glynn

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

Category: News and Notices


This winter, Tertulias will feature the lives and works of philosophers, painters, poets, historians, a playwright and a mathematician! Our next tertulia features Roslyn Rosenfeld on Lucy Jarvis -- a Canadian painter and educator who was committed to "an art of the people" -- on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. at Milda's Pizzas in the Charlotte Street Arts Centre, 732 Charlotte St. Roslyn...

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2019 Graduating Student Leader Awards

Mary Duffley

Posted: February 1, 2019 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Graduating Student Leader Award recognizes UNB Saint John graduating students who have demonstrated outstanding contribution to the university community. Students can self-nominate or be nominated by others.  All nominations need to be made through the online form, https://www.unb.ca/alumni/awards/students/leadership.html The closing date for submissions is March 1, 2019 at 4 pm. These...

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