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Large update for UNB-owned Windows 10 devices being released on Wednesday, April 3

IT Service Desk

Posted: March 29, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you have a UNB-owned device running Windows 10? If so, starting Wednesday, April 3 you may be prompted to restart your device for a large Windows update.  This update will take 30 minutes to one hour to complete. As such, we recommend you wait until the end of the day or another time convenient for you to start the update.  Who is getting the update? Only UNB-owned Windows 10...

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Buffy Sainte Marie celebration performance for Indigenous Language Gathering

Chelsea Cullins

Posted: March 29, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Buffy Sainte-Marie will be doing a celebration performance in honour of the Mi'kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre's first Indigenous Language Gathering on Thursday, April 4, from 7 - 8:30 p.m., at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER.  The doors will open to the public at 6 p.m. for an opening ceremony with UNB's Elder-in-residence Imelda Perley. Indigenous Language Gathering Celebration: Nikana'tunej...

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Siyabulela Mandela to visit UNB

Communications Office

Posted: March 29, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB is excited to announce it will host a community conversation, on both campuses, with Mr. Siyabulela Mandela.  Mr. Mandela is an internationally acclaimed academic and carries on his grandfather’s legacy as a renowned activist and freedom fighter.   He is currently a PhD candidate (International Relations and Conflict Resolution) and lecturer in the department of...

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Alcohol Policy Review Survey - Have your say

UNB Communications

Posted: March 29, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


One issue that continues to prompt discussion in the UNB community is the issue of alcohol on campus. As the university’s Alcohol Policy is now more than 10 years old, the Alcohol Policy Review Committee was formed in 2018, and a new draft Alcohol Policy has been put forward for consideration.  UNB is now seeking input from members of the community at all campuses as to the goals,...

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Reminder: Old IT Service Desk phone numbers being retired April 30

IT Service Desk

Posted: March 29, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On April 30, ITS and ISS are retiring old IT Service Desk phone numbers (listed below) previously used for technical support at UNB. Both the old numbers and new numbers had been running concurrently to reduce impact to you. If you have not already done so, please update your address book and any departmental documentation referencing UNB IT support with the current contact details: CURRENT:...

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Children needed for Clinical Psychology Graduate Student training

Barbara D'Entremont

Posted: March 29, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We are looking for children (between the ages of eight to 14 years), who are making average or above average progress in school, to help graduate students in clinical psychology learn to administer psychological tests.  This activity requires that your child spend 2.5-3 hours with a psychology graduate student in the Psychology Department on the UNB Fredericton campus.  His/her...

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Call for Nominations for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: March 29, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Theatre UNB Presents The Country Wife

Len Falkenstein

Posted: March 29, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Theatre UNB’s final production of the season will be William Wycherley’s Restoration comedy The Country Wife. A comic romp that satirized the hypocritical sexual mores of the upper class, the play delighted audiences on its premiere in 1675 with its cutting wit and farcical bawdy humour, but was denounced by more puritanical critics for its indecency. The Country Wife centres on...

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Vesey Bulbs "Green" Fundraiser

Ann Smith

Posted: March 29, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The CEL Wellness Committee is participating in the Vesey Bulbs fundraising program to raise money for various wellness activities being planned for the upcoming year.  To stay "green," a full colour brochure and order form can be accessed through the following links.  Brochure Order Form Please share with your friends! If you have difficulty viewing these documents, a hard copy is...

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5th Annual UNBF Engineering Design Symposium

UNB Communications

Posted: March 28, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s 5th annual Engineering Design Symposium, where final-year engineering students showcase their innovative designs and prototypes to the community, will be held on Thursday, April 4, from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., at the Fredericton Convention Centre. Student projects from each department will be presented at this year’s event. Look out for an innovative new approach to marine...

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Movie Night: Water Accessibility for Indigenous Communities

Emily Fox

Posted: March 28, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John students, from the Latin American Politics course, will be hosting a movie night to raise awareness about access to clean water for Indigenous communities from Latin America all the way to New Brunswick. The films being shown are Even the Rain, a fictional film on water rights in Cochabamba, Bolivia, and Water Warriors, a documentary on water activists in New Brunswick,...

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CETL Visiting Scholar Program

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: March 28, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB team top winner at NBIF Breakthru competition

Angie Deveau

Posted: March 28, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s Canum Nanomaterials won both the grand prize and the people’s choice award at the 2019 New Brunswick Innovation Foundation’s Breakthru Competition on March 21. They received $436,000 in cash investments and professional services, which includes funds from both NBIFand Opportunities New Brunswick, and a golden ticket to a Dragon’s...

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Siyabulela Mandela to visit UNB

Communications Office

Posted: March 27, 2019 11:47:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB is excited to announce it will host a community conversation, on both campuses, with Mr. Siyabulela Mandela.  Mr. Mandela is an internationally acclaimed academic and carries on his grandfather’s legacy as a renowned activist and freedom fighter.   He is currently a PhD candidate (International Relations and Conflict Resolution) and lecturer in the department of...

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QUEST-SJ: Qualitative Health Research Collaborative in Saint John

Krystal Binns

Posted: March 27, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next QUEST-SJ session will be held on Tuesday,  April 9, from 3 - 4:30 p.m., in the NBCC Building,  2217. This session will feature: Hot Topic: Focus Groups – Dr. Duyen Nguyen (CIHR-NBHRF Postdoctoral Fellow)  Methodological Focus of the Month: Sampling – Julia Woodhall-Melnik (UNB)  QUEST-SJ has brought together researchers, academics, students and...

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IBEC Speaker Series "Start-Up as a Career" hosted by Mathu Singaram

Jessica Mann

Posted: March 27, 2019 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The IBEC Speaker Series "Start-Up as a Career" will be hosted by Mathu Singaram on Wednesday, Apr. 3, at 12 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 303. Muthu Singaram has been involved in several start-ups over last 15 years. Muthu is the Chief Mentor, Head of Consulting and a corporate facilitator at Muthu Singaram Consulting, Malaysia and PQMDC, India and the Managing Trustee of Belief, a foundation to promote...

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UNB Department of Sociology Research Workshop

Tracy McDonald

Posted: March 27, 2019 10:33:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Department of Sociology Research Workshop will take place on Friday, April 5, from 2:30 - 5:30 p.m. in the Milham Room. Dr. Daniel Dutton, Community Health & Epidemiology, Dalhousie University and Sociology Adjunct, will present, "Quantile Regression: A Primer Background and Applied Examples."  Free workshop. Space for 25 participants. Register at socio@unb.ca In applied social...

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2019 Mathematics & Statistics Inter-Campus Seminar Day

Branimir Cacic

Posted: March 27, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Mathematics and Statistics GAU is pleased to announce that its 2019 Inter-Campus Seminar Day will take place on Friday, Apr. 12, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 404. The day’s speakers include advanced graduate students (Ali Beykzadeh, Jingyu Cui, and Jarod Kelly), postdoctoral fellows (Suprit Singh), and new faculty (Orla Murphy and Nicholas Touikan), representing a...

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Feminist Lunch Series with Dr Tom Hooper

Karen Pearlston

Posted: March 27, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of the Feminist Lunch Series, Dr. Tom Hooper, History at York University, will give a talk titled, "'Celebrating' the Recriminalization of Homosexuality in 1969" on Thursday, March 28 at 12:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 28. The federal government has launched several initiatives to celebrate the so-called decriminalization of homosexuality in 1969. This is based on a myth. The...

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UNBSJ Athletics Department Fundraiser with Copper Country Coffee Roasters

Communications Office

Posted: March 27, 2019 10:24:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John Athletics Department, and a former Seawolves basketball player, are partnering together to create a fundraising initiative that will offer six UNB Saint John Seawolves branded coffee blends with a portion of the proceeds going towards the UNBSJ athletics department.  Mr. Lars Moffat, the owner and founder of Copper Country Coffee Roasters, is a former Seawolves basketball...

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Kendra Cooling

Leslie Harquail

Posted: March 27, 2019 10:21:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Kendra Cooling, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology's MSESS program, will present on the topic, "NBKA - New Brunswick Kinesiology Association" on Friday, March 29, from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., in the Kinesiology Building, 208. "Integrating the provincial and national non profit organizations in the realm of academia.  A further in-depth look at who we are, what we do and what you...

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KIN Research Day and Career Cafe 2019

Leslie Harquail

Posted: March 27, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Faculty of Kinesiology will host its annual KIN Research Day and Career Café on Thursday, April 4, from 1 - 7:15 p.m. The theme this year is "Leading the Future Through Collaborative Research." This student-organized, conference-style event will showcase the research currently being done by honours students and graduate students in the faculty of Kinesiology.  Keynote speaker...

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Residence Fellow 2019-2020

Krysta Lee Kinney

Posted: March 27, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


Residence Life is now accepting CVs/Resumes and cover letters for the 2019/20 position of Residence Fellow! Residence Life, a division within Student Services, contributes to the creation of a campus environment that supports student success and student engagement in both academic pursuits and co-curricular life. The Residence Fellow, is a casual, live-in position that is responsible for...

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Standing Ovation: Rockin the Stage & Overcoming Academic Anxiety

Tanya Jones

Posted: March 27, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

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 you are not doing as well as you could during exams, class presentations, recitals and thesis defenses, etc., this practical workshop will help!   The workshop will take place on Friday, March...

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Minimum Wage Increase - April 1, 2019

Human Resources

Posted: March 26, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Effective April 1, 2019, the minimum wage hourly rate at UNB for student/employees will be increased to $11.50 per hour. This will require an adjustment to the rate of pay for all current student/employees who are paid an hourly rate below $11.50.  Human Resources will review the pay of all such student/employees and will process pay adjustments and rate changes for future...

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UNB Writer-in-Residence to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: March 26, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Writer-in-Residence Phil Hall will read from Conjugation on Thursday, March 28 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre.  Special guest Clyde Wray will join the Writer-in-Residence. Phil Hall will be on the Saint John campus during the week of March 25-29. Faculty, staff and students who are interested in a one-on-one session for poetry and prose with him, are asked to email Andrea...

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2019 UNB Saint John University Awards

Drew MacLeod

Posted: March 26, 2019 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join Drs. Eddy Campbell and Petra Hauf on Friday, March 29, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. in the Whitebone Lounge for the presentation of the 2019 University Awards, Saint John Campus.  Dr. Tim Alderson and Dr. Emin Civi will each receive the Distinguished Service Award.  Dr. Shelley Rinehart will accept Dr. Civi's award in his absence. All are welcome to attend this special celebration as...

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CETL Hosts Faculty Appreciation Day Drop-in

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: March 26, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You are invited to drop by CETL’s annual Faculty Appreciation Day on Friday, Apr. 12 (Reading Day), from 3 – 4:30 p.m., at the Alden Nowlan Grad House. There is no program - just drop in for some treats and chat with colleagues about the term’s experiences, now that classes are ending. This is CETL’s way of saying “thank you” for all the time and energy that...

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Biology Seminar Series - PhD candidate Lesleigh Kraft

Jenn Meade

Posted: March 26, 2019 10:21:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Biology Seminar Series is proud to present Biology PhD candidate Lesleigh Kraft. She will be presenting a seminar on her research enitled, “Biodiversity of the Red Algal Order Halymeniales in Australia,” on Wednesday, March 27 at 3 p.m. in B146. Everyone is welcome, please come and support one of our students!   Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Brazilian Event - Learning About a New Culture

Jennifer Bishop

Posted: March 26, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Department of Culture and Media Studies invites you to a 'Brazilian Event - Learning About a New Culture' on Thursday, March 28, from 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., in Carleton Hall, 332. Schedule 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.: Presentation on Brazilian chef Alex Atala 12:15 - 12:30 p.m.: Question & Answer Period 12:30 - 12:45 p.m.: What is Brazil? 12:45 - 1 p.m.: Fun activity 1 - 1:20 p.m.:...

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Head Hall C Level Parking lot and Entrance Closure

Cynthia Jenkins

Posted: March 26, 2019 10:18:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management, Fredericton campus, wishes to advise that the parking lot between Head Hall and Lady Beaverbrook Residence will be temporarily closed for the morning of Wednesday April 3, from 7 a.m. - 12 p.m.  During this time, Head Hall’s Main Entrance on C Level will be reduced to an emergency exit only.  The closure is necessary due to a crane placing materials on the...

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Eddy Campbell to receive Proudly UNB Award

Jenna Kennedy

Posted: March 25, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Proudly UNB Awards recognize UNB alumni who have achieved great success through their professional and charitable pursuits and extraordinary contributions to our university, their local community, country and beyond. We hope you can join us in honouring the recipients at this year’s gala dinner on Friday, April 5 at the Delta Saint John. The reception begins at 6 p.m., followed by...

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UNB Cybersecurity Advisory: Elsevier privacy breach

IT Service Desk

Posted: March 25, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Elsevier, an online repository for scientific journals, research and education information used by some faculty, staff and students, recently suffered a privacy beach exposing user email addresses and passwords. NOTE: This is a non-UNB privacy breach. ITS does not have access to or the ability to determine the compromised information held by Elsevier.  What this means to you If you have an...

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Poet Jenna Lyn Albert to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series-SJ

MyUNB News

Posted: March 25, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Poet Jenna Lyn Albert will read from Bec and Call on Thursday, April 4 at 7 p.m. in the Whitebone Lounge, on the Saint John campus. This reading is in memory of Susan Kathleen Leyden, a longtime supporter of the Lorenzo Society. The poems collected in Bec and Call refuse to be silent or subtle; instead they delve into the explicit, the audacious, the boldly personal. Bec and...

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SEED 2019 Program

Jessica Bourque

Posted: March 25, 2019 10:31:00 AM ADT

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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Leadership Development for Women

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: March 25, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Seats are still available for the presentation on Leadership Development for Women, presented by Alison DeMille, Chief Human Resources Officer at McCain Foods Limited, and Poonam Kohli, Director of Diversity, Inclusion & Talent at McCain Foods Limited. In this one-hour session, Alison and Poonam will discuss factors that can accelerate or hinder the success of women in the workplace.  ...

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Exam Study Drop-In Sessions

Janice Gange

Posted: March 25, 2019 10:17:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


It's time for students to start planning for exam study!  They can sign up for a 30-minute session with a Learning Strategist!   Sessions will be offered on Wednesday, March 27;  Tuesday, April 2; Sunday, April 7; and Monday, April 15, from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m., in the Milham Room in the Harriet Irving Library.  Please share with your students so they can sign up...

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An Evening of Art and Cheer - and a little magic

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: March 25, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Tickets are still available for an Evening of Art and Cheer - a live paint off and craft tasting in support of UNB Fredericton’s MBA Community Leadership Scholarship fund. For the third year in a row, the MBA Professional Development class is hosting this event.  The evening will feature four live rounds of painting by local artists (watching these artists at work is where the magic...

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Search for New Director of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME)

Amanda Manuel

Posted: March 22, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


A search for the Director of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering has been initiated. As part of this process, this message is being circulated to the University community in order to alert anyone who may be interested in being nominated for this position. All nominations should be sent to Dave MaGee, Vice President (Research), either by email (vpr@unb.ca) or regular mail...

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Student Toolkit for Academic Advising

Neil Cole

Posted: March 22, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Trying to find resources and supports on campus, but you don't know what's available and where it is? We know that the "student service landscape" is vast and wide, so the Student Toolkit is designed around categories of student support. The Student Toolkit describes these services and then directs you to them to help students, faculty, and staff find student-centered offices, resources, and...

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CETL Hosts: Using Grades in D2L (Brightspace) Session

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: March 22, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Jeff Mundee, CETL Instructional Technology Specialist, will present this workshop on Tuesday, April 2, from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m., in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 249.  In this workshop, participants will become familiar with the Grades tool. You’ll learn to enter and manage grades, create your own course specific grade scheme, and how to set up a grade system that meets the needs of your...

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UNB Saint John Athletic Department Fundraiser

Communications Office

Posted: March 22, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John athletics department and a former Seawolves basketball player are partnering to create a fundraising initiative that will offer six UNB Saint John Seawolves branded coffee blends, with a portion of the proceeds going towards the UNB Saint John athletics department.  Lars Moffat, the owner and founder of Copper Country Coffee Roasters, is a former Seawolves basketball player...

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Mourning the passing of librarian emerita Gertrude Elizabeth Gunn

Communications Office

Posted: March 21, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of librarian emerita Dr. Gertrude Elizabeth Gunn (PhD'59), who passed away on March 18 in Gagetown. She was 95. Dr. Gunn served as UNB’s head librarian for 23 years. She attended the university as an undergraduate and graduate student, graduating with a BA in 1955 and an MA the following year. In 1956, she received a Beaverbrook...

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Retirement Dinner 2019

Kimberly Macklin

Posted: March 21, 2019 10:31:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The annual Retirement Dinner at UNB Fredericton is scheduled for Tuesday, June 11 at 5:30 p.m. at the SUB Ballroom.   If you have recently retired or are planning to retire this year and would like to attend this dinner, please indicate this to your Dean or Director or send a note to kimberly.macklin@unb.ca.  Everyone who would like to honour a retiring colleague is encouraged to...

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Business faculty announces MBA student award recipients

Angie Deveau

Posted: March 21, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


MBA candidates from UNB Saint John's faculty of business recently received awards for academic excellence, entrepreneurial pursuits and service to their community. Kristen Duplessis, Obiechina Azubike and Paul Logan each received the Walter and Joan Flewelling Memorial Award, worth $5,000. Daniel J. Mello received the Kerry McLellan scholarship, worth $1,000. To read more, click here. Category:...

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Harm Reduction Symposium: Keeping Watch

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: March 21, 2019 10:29:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 2nd Annual Harm Reduction Symposium: Keeping Watch will be held Friday and Saturday, March 29 and 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...

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Faculty of Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium

Leslie Harquail

Posted: March 21, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Visiting scholar James Cai will present Rope Skipping Development Overview (China) on Friday, March 22 at 10:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology Building, 208. Abstract: Rope Skipping introduction, International organizations, China Rope Skipping Association overview of the development of Chinese rope skipping. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Leslie Harquail Email...

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MusicUNB Concert - Classical Cabaret

Yunjia Dai

Posted: March 21, 2019 10:21:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A MusicUNB Concert - Classical Cabaret - will be held on Wednesday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Atlantic Sinfonia's wind ensemble will be performing works by Mozart for wind octet and soprano. Food and refreshment options will be available. Come eat, be merry, and listen to classical music in a relaxed atmosphere! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Does your spouse/partner have chronic pain?

Kirsten Gullickson

Posted: March 21, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you, or someone you know, in a relationship with a person who has chronic pain? 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...

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Colleague outage on Sunday, March 24

IT Service Desk

Posted: March 20, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Sunday, March 24 from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. (four hours), ITS will be performing maintenance on Colleague and Colleague Self-Service, including upgrading the Colleague User Interface from the current version (5.6) to version 5.8. As a result, the following services will be unavailable during this time: Colleague Colleague Self-Service eServices Some myUNB Portal services Entrinisik Informer...

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UNB Writer-in-Residence to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: March 20, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Writer-in-Residence Phil Hall will read from Conjugation on Thursday, March 28 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre.  Special guest Clyde Wray will join the Writer-in-Residence. Phil Hall will be on the Saint John campus during the week of March 25-29. Faculty, staff and students who are interested in a one-on-one session for poetry and prose with him, are asked to email Andrea...

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MIDAS [Maritime Inter-Disciplinary Arts Seminar] research presentation

Chris Doran/nob doran

Posted: March 20, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


MIDAS [Maritime Inter-Disciplinary Art Seminar], in collaboration with the Dean of Arts, the Dept. of Social Science and the Inter-Disciplinary Studies Program, are pleased to present, 'Practice and Theory of the Underdog: Some insights from Feminism and Foucault' on Friday, March 29, from 3 - 4:40 p.m., in Hans W. Klohn Commons, 107 (UNBSJ) and Marshall d'Avray Hall, 126A (UNBF). ABSTRACT:...

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SEED 2019 Program

Jessica Bourque

Posted: March 20, 2019 10:34:00 AM ADT

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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UNBSJ - Ganong Hall High Pressure Air Shutdown

Angie Robichaud

Posted: March 20, 2019 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised there will be a shutdown of high pressure air in Ganong Hall on Tuesday, March 26 at 9:30 a.m. (until approximately 1:30 p.m.).  This scheduled shutdown will require approximately four hours for this work to be completed.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angie...

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5th Annual UNB Engineering Design Symposium

UNB Communications

Posted: March 20, 2019 10:33:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF’s 5th annual Engineering Design Symposium, where final-year engineering students showcase their innovative designs and prototypes to the community, will be held on Thursday, April 4, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., at the Fredericton Convention Centre. Hundreds of student projects from each department will be presented at this year’s event. Look out for an innovative new...

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7th Annual UZO Memorial Indoor Soccer Tournament

Chris Doran

Posted: March 20, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Seven years ago, UNBSJ lost one of its most vibrate international students - Uzochukwu Joshua Arinze Chinemelu, in a tragic drowning accident, and every year UNBSJ holds this soccer tournament in his memory. This invitational four team, eight a-side tournament will take place at the UNBSJ Gym on Thursday, March 21, from 9 - 11 p.m. and Thursday, March 28, from 9 - 11 p.m. In the group stage,...

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Brazilian Event - Learning About a New Culture

Jennifer Bishop

Posted: March 20, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Department of Culture and Media Studies invites you to a 'Brazilian Event - Learning About a New Culture' on Thursday, March 28, from 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., in Carleton Hall, 332. Schedule 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.: Presentation on Brazilian chef Alex Atala 12:15 - 12:30 p.m.: Question & Answer Period 12:30 - 12:45 p.m.: What is Brazil? 12:45 - 1 p.m.: Fun activity 1 - 1:20 p.m.:...

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English Language Programme Summer Employment Opportunities

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: March 20, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


Are you an energetic, positive and flexible individual interested in working with learners who come to UNB from around the world to study English as a second/other language?  The UNB English Language Programme (ELP) will have a representative in the lobby of the Student Union Building on Wednesday, March 27 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. to talk about employment opportunities for our...

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Equipment Pool Notice – Reduced Hours March 22 and 25

Martyn Iannece

Posted: March 20, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to several off-campus obligations,  the Equipment Pool in Marshall d'Avray Hall will have reduced hours on Friday, March 22 and Monday, March 25.There will be no over-the-counter bookings on Friday, March 22, and we cannot take any more bookings for large equipment such as sound systems, screens, projectors, etc. for that weekend. If you need to borrow a laptop or a smaller item,...

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Student Town Hall

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 19, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Federal Minister of Finance will be hosting a town hall on our Saint John campus on Thursday, March 21 at 4 p.m. in the Whitebone Lounge.   The event format will be an open forum for students to ask the Minister questions on the federal budget which will be tabled on Tuesday, March 19.  Event is open to the public. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Call for Nominations: UNB Award for Excellence in Research-FR and SJ

Renee Audet-Martel

Posted: March 19, 2019 10:31:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This award is intended to honour faculty who are representative of outstanding research, scholarly, or creative achievements at the University of New Brunswick. The Award for Excellence in Research promotes and celebrates an environment that supports intellectual inquiry and discovery.  Eligibility: A candidate must be a full-time tenure-track member of faculty who has been at UNB for a...

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Faculty of Business Research Colloquium

Patricia Chisholm

Posted: March 19, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John’s Faculty of Business will hold a Research Colloquium on Friday, March 29, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., in Oland Hall, 206. Session 1 (10:30 – 11:15 a.m.) My Resort Floats! Seniors on a Cruise Presenter: Dr. Keith Dewar, Professor, Hospitality and Tourism, Faculty of Business  Session 2 (11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.) Antecedents of locus of causality...

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CETL Visiting Scholar Program

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: March 19, 2019 10:29:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology Conference

Danielle Bouchard

Posted: March 19, 2019 10:21:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick and the Université de Moncton will be hosting the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology (CSEP) annual conference at UNB Fredericton from October 14 - 17, 2020. CSEP’s annual meeting will consist of presentations from exercise professionals, researchers, and students interested in exercise research. CSEP is “is a voluntary organization composed...

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Reminder - 3MT Competition

Jacqueline Seely

Posted: March 19, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join the School of Graduate Studies for UNB’s 3MT event, taking place on March 21 at 10:30 a.m. (Heats) and March 22 at 2 p.m. (Final) in the Chancellor’s Room of the Wu Centre during the Graduate Research Conference. Graduate students have three minutes and one PowerPoint slide to Engage, Enlighten, and Excite a non-specialist audience about their thesis research. Judges will...

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Biology Seminar Series - PhD candidate Bernhard Wegscheider

Jenn Meade

Posted: March 19, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Biology Seminar Series will host PhD candidate Bernhard Wegscheider, Canadian Rivers Institute, on Wednesday, March 20 at 3 p.m. in Bailey, 146.  His talk is entitled, “Quantitative modelling of existing and future fish habitat in the Saint John river, NB, Canada.” Please come out and support one of our students! Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Early Closure of Student Union Building Cafeteria

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: March 19, 2019 10:18:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that Marketplace in the SUB Cafeteria will be closing at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 22 due to preparation for the Red 'n Black Revue that evening. Tim Hortons will be open until 3 p.m. - take out only. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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Visiting Speaker

Natalie Fournier

Posted: March 19, 2019 10:17:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Haïtian-Québec novelist Marie-Célie Agnant will give a talk on her novel, Le livre d’Emma (The Book of Emma), on Friday, March 22, at 10:30 a.m. in Tilley Hall, 200. The reading, which will be given in French, is open to the public. Confined to a psychiatric hospital in Montreal following the murder of her own daughter, Emma refuses to speak any language but...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, The Silent Revolution

Tony Merzetti

Posted: March 19, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Monday Night Film Series will present the film, The Silent Revolution on Monday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. In 1956 East Germany, a group of senior high schoolers demonstrate solidarity with recent victims of the Hungarian Revolution. Their brief, silent protest ignites underlying tensions and leads to grave consequences. (Rotten tomatoes rating 89 per cent.) Lars Kraume...

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Old IT Service Desk phone numbers being retired April 30

IT Service Desk

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On April 30, ITS and ISS are retiring their old IT Service Desk phone numbers (listed below) previously used for technical support at UNB. Both the old numbers and new numbers had been running concurrently to reduce impact to you. If you have not already done so, please update your address book and any departmental documentation referencing UNB IT support with our current contact...

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Engineering student a semi-finalist in national NSERC competition

Angie Deveau

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Wesley Finck, a fourth-year electrical engineering student from UNB Fredericton, is a semi-finalist in a national competition called Science, Action! The competition, which features videos made by post-secondary students from across the country, is hosted by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC). The 25 videos with the most views by March 27 will proceed to the...

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Awards Ceremony

Nicola Cassidy

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The President's Awards honour staff and faculty members for their contributions to UNB.  President's Medals for 2019 will be presented to Peter Coates and Alan Sears of UNBF.  This prestigious award recognizes outstanding teaching, research and/or service over the span of a career.  UNB Distinguished Service Awards honour outstanding service, both at UNB and in the community that...

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Engineering Society Banquet

Caroline Stephen

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:29:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNBSJ Undergraduate Engineering Society will hold its 2nd Annual Engineering Society Banquet on Friday, April 5, from 6 - 10 p.m., in the Baird Dining Hall. There will be appetizers, dinner, dessert, a cash bar, awards, trivia, prizes and more! If you have any dietary restrictions, please email Caroline at cstephen@unb.ca immediately. Engineering students & faculty tickets are $15,...

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Workshops: Research Data Management and Issues in Scholarly Publishing

David Ross

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:29:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Libraries invites you to attend one, or both, of the following workshops on Wednesday, March 20 on the Saint John campus. Research Data Management: Challenges and Opportunities James MacKenzie (Director of Scholarly Technologies) & Tatiana Zaraiskaya (STEM Librarian) 10 – 11 a.m. |  Hans W. Klohn Commons, G16 OR 1 – 2 p.m. |  Hazen Hall, 232 ...

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Finding Academic Advisors

Neil Cole

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:23:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Trying to find or look up an academic advisor on the Fredericton campus? If so, use the Advisor Contact Directory! Whether you are a student, faculty/instructor, staff, or another advisor, you can use the Advisor Contact Directory to look up and contact academic advisors and faculty student support professionals. Relevant Registrar's Office contacts are included, too. You can find the Advisor...

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UNBF Physics Seminar

Penny Davenport

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:22:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next UNBF Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, March 21, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Ben Reid, UNBF Physics, will discuss, 'Near-real-time data assimilation of the high latitude ionosphere.' “The high latitude ionosphere provides a challenging environment for space weather forecasting. This region of the ionosphere is very dynamic andcan...

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UNBF Physics Department CAP Lecture Tour

Penny Davenport

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:21:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next UNBF Physics Department lecture will be held on Tuesday, March 19, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Pablo Bianucci, Physics Department, Concordia University, will present 'Tightly squeezing light in small spaces.' “Can we make lasers faster and more efficient? Can we explore the interaction between quantum mechanical matter and light? Can we detect the...

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2019 Central Heating Plant Shutdown Reminder

Tom Gilmore

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This is a reminder that the 2019 Central Heating Plant Shutdown shall begin at 00:01 hours June 2, continuing through to 24:00 hours on June 6.  Steam will be restored to the DECRH within 24 hours of shutdown.  Steam will be restored to all other clients no later than 24:00 hours, June 6. The shutdown is necessary in order to carry out routine annual repairs.  Steam will not be...

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MusicUNB - East Meets West

Yunjia Dai

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The East Meets West MusicUNB Concert will be held on Wednesday, March 20, from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m., in Memorial Hall. Mesmerizing and beautiful! Take a trip around the world without the hassle of flight cancellations and baggage fees!  Dynamic Duo, Nicole Ge Li (erhu) and Corey Hamm (piano) explore an exciting combination of Eastern and Western Music through their expressive playing...

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A graduate program to unleash your leadership and management potential

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:18:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton’s Master in Business Administration program will be holding an information session on Wednesday, March 20, from  5:30 - 7 p.m., at Planet Hatch.  Register now!   Is the leader inside you getting restless? Are you looking for a new career or thinking about stepping up in your current position? UNB Fredericton’s Master in Business Administration (MBA)...

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Lorenzo Music Series featuring Saint John String Quartet-SJ

MyUNB News

Posted: March 15, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John String Quartet will present Zemlinsky String Quartet No.1, Op. 4 on Thursday, March 21, 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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UNB releases fourth Green Review

UNB Communications

Posted: March 15, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB has published the fourth edition of its Green Review, the only university publication of its kind in Atlantic Canada, showcasing our efforts to make campuses even more environmentally friendly. The report, published by UNB Sustainability, highlights sustainable initiatives and green champions on both the Fredericton and Saint John campuses, as well as makes suggestions...

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2019 Proudly UNB Awards

Jenna Kennedy

Posted: March 15, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Proudly UNB Awards recognize UNB alumni who have achieved great success through their professional and charitable pursuits and extraordinary contributions to our university, their local community, country and beyond. We hope you can join us in honouring the recipients at this year’s gala dinner on Friday, April 5 at the Delta Saint John. The reception begins at 6 p.m., followed by...

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Funding for University Collaboration Abroad

Veronica McGinn

Posted: March 15, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Now is the time for senior undergraduate, graduate students and post doctoral fellows to think about international research and travel in the fall of 2019. Through Mitacs's Globalink Research Award (GRA), recipients can get $6,000 for research collaborations with universities abroad.  Applications are accepted anytime, but we encourage those interested to apply at least 16 weeks prior to...

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Major strides in the area of experiential education

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 15, 2019 10:18:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In the past year, major strides have been made in the area of experiential education both at UNB and across the province. Read the full story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Ideas with Impact

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: March 15, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Faculty of Business Administration has shared new content on its newsletter blog, Ideas with Impact. Check out these recent posts to learn how, with their ideas and research, our alumni, students and faculty members are helping us to make investment decisions, understand consumer scams, launch new ventures and more.   Check out Ideas with Impact now. For more information, contact Liz...

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MWC 5th Annual Powwow

Chelsea Cullins

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Thursday, April 4, the Mi'kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre (MWC) at the UNB Fredericton campus will host the 5th Annual UNB Powwow: "Nikana'tunej (carrying language forward) / Namkomihptune 'Ciw Weckuwapasihtit (carrying language forward for the ones not yet born)," at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, from 10:30 a.m. -  to 3 p.m. This event is a free public event and everyone is invited.  The...

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Author Amy Spurway to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Author Amy Spurway will read from her debut novel, Crow on Sunday, March 17 at 2 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library as part of UNB Saint John's Lorenzo Reading Series. About the novel, When Stacey Fortune is diagnosed with three highly unpredictable — and inoperable — brain tumours, she abandons the crumbling glamour of her life in Toronto for her mother Effie's scruffy...

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Call for Nominations for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Indigenous Language Gathering Celebration

Chelsea Cullins

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Indigenous Language Gathering Celebration: Nikana'tunej (carrying language forward) / Namkomihptune 'Ciw Weckuwapasihtit (carrying language forward for the ones not yet born).  From Friday, April 5 to Sunday, April, 7, the Mi'kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre (MWC) at UNBF will host the first Indigenous Language Gathering Celebration at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. This is a free pubic event, and...

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Summer Workshops for D2L and O365

Kris Doucet

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This spring and summer, several training workshops will be offered by the Instructional Technology Department in Saint John. D2L Bright space sessions will be held on the following topics: Fundamentals, Grades, Assignments, Quizzes, Groups & Discussions, Automation Features and D2L Outside the Classroom. Sessions on Poll Everywhere will be provided, as well as sessions on the following Office...

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Celebrating World Water Day at the UNB Art Centre

Lori Quick

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


It is estimated that by 2050, there will be more plastic in our oceans than fish.  On March 22, the UNB Art Centre will celebrate World Water Day with a look at the lifecycle of plastic and how plastic pollution affects our water systems. World Water Day is an initiative of the United Nations to bring awareness to the importance of water resources and their sustainable management. ...

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CEL Wellness Committee Vesey Bulbs "Green" Fundraiser

Ann Smith

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The CEL Wellness Committee is participating in the Vesey Bulbs fundraising program to raise money for various wellness activities being planned for the upcoming year.  To stay "green," a full colour brochure and order form can be accessed through the following links. Brochure.  Order Form. Please share with your friends! If you have difficulty viewing these documents, a hard...

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An Evening of Art and Cheer

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:18:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


For the third year in a row, the MBA Professional Development class at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton campus will be hosting An Evening of Art and Cheer-a live paint off, and craft-tasting in support of UNB’s MBA Community Leadership Scholarship Fund.  This event will take place on Saturday, April 6, from 7 - 10 p.m., in the SUB Ballroom. The evening will feature four...

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UNB partners with Terrestrial Energy

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:17:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB and Terrestrial Energy, a vendor of Advanced Reactor power plants, partnered for integral molten salt reactor (IMSR) validation and verification work this past year. Read the full story here. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Art exhibition honours victims and survivors of gendered violence in Guatemala and Canada

Tracy Glynn

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Fredericton university students have joined the local Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence chapter to showcase beautiful portraits of 41 girls and young women who were murdered while in the Hogar Seguro state care facility outside of Guatemala City two years ago, on International Women's Day, March 8, 2017. Join us for an opening reception on Friday, March 15 at 5:30 p.m. at Renaissance...

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Equipment Pool Notice – Reduced Hours March 22nd and 25th

Martyn Iannece

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to several off-campus obligations, the Equipment Pool in Marshall d'Avray Hall will have reduced hours on Friday, March 22 and Monday, March 25.  There will be no over-the-counter bookings on Friday, March 22 and we cannot take any more bookings for large equipment such as sound systems, screens, projectors, etc. for that weekend. If you need to borrow a laptop...

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Dalton Camp Lecture in Journalism

Lehanne Knowlton

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Award-winning journalist Daniel Dale will deliver this year's Dalton Camp Lecture in Journalism at St. Thomas University. The lecture entitled, 'Reporting on Trump and the Truth," will take place on Thursday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Kinsella Auditorium, St. Thomas University. Dale reports on President Donald Trump and American politics as the Washington bureau chief for the Toronto...

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Fiscal Year End is fast approaching

Cindy M. Flann

Posted: March 13, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University’s fiscal year end is April 30, 2019, and the planning is underway with the release of the Year End Processing memo, which is now available on the Financial Services web site.  It contains many important deadlines concerning the processing of payroll payments, travel claims, personal reimbursements, vendor invoices, petty cash and much more. It is very important for all...

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Awards Ceremony

Nicola Cassidy

Posted: March 13, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The President's Awards honour staff and faculty members for their contributions to UNB.  President's Medals for 2019 will be presented to Peter Coates and Alan Sears of UNBF.  This prestigious award recognizes outstanding teaching, research and/or service over the span of a career.  UNB Distinguished Service Awards honour outstanding service, both at UNB and in the community,...

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Leadership Development for Women

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: March 13, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join us on Thursday, March 28, from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 303 for a session on Leadership Development for Women presented by McCain Foods executives, Alison DeMille, Chief Human Resources Officer, and Poonam Kohli, Director of Diversity, Inclusion & Talent. In this one-hour session, Alison and Poonam will discuss factors that can accelerate or hinder the success of women in...

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CETL Offers Diploma in University Teaching Program

Susan Pugh

Posted: March 13, 2019 10:26:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning is once again offering the Diploma in University Teaching Program (DUT) for the summer term, 2019. Below is the schedule of classes and a brief description of the program. 2019 Summer Term:  May 4 - 25, 2019 DUT will be held on Saturdays, from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., and Tuesdays to Thursdays, from 4 - 6:30 p.m., in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 334-1....

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Kinesiology Colloquium with Guest Speaker Adam Ridgewell

Leslie Harquail

Posted: March 13, 2019 10:26:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Guest Speaker at the Kinesiology Graduate Student Colloquium, Adam Ridgewell, will present, 'Are "you" responsible for your brain's postural decisions?  Posturology defines solutions to optimize performance levels by resisting "the most unrelenting enemy of the athlete" - Gravity.'  This event will take place on Friday, March 15 at 10:30 a.m. in Kinesiology, 214. WARNING: This is not...

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Biology Seminar Series with Dr. Anne-Marie Dion-Côté

Jenn Meade

Posted: March 13, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Anne-Marie Dion-Côté, Université de Moncton, will be giving a seminar on Friday, March 15 at 3 p.m. in B 146. Her talk is titled, “Taming the invader: genomic approaches towards understanding the interplay between domesticated genomic parasites and their host.” All are welcome.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jenn...

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Students advance compost grinder to help with waste management

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 13, 2019 10:17:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Three engineering students from UNB have applied their innovation and ingenuity to aid a local food bank, devising new technology to help address a pressing need.  Read the full story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Nurses needed for UNB CELLab Research-FR

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: March 13, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


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 and licensed practical nurse to help complete research testing. The nurses will be required to draw blood from research participants via an IV at rest and...

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Surplus Tables Available

UNB Psychological Wellness Centre

Posted: March 13, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Psychological Wellness Centre (PWC) in the CC Jones Student Services building has three matching sturdy tables available - light maple-type woodgrain, approximately 30" x 72."  Call the PWC at ext. 6301, between 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., Monday - Thursday, for pictures or more information.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: UNB Psychological...

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Live-streaming available for town hall with UNB’s president-designate on March 13

Communications Office

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


** UPDATED March 13, 2019 at 3:45 p.m. **   The Town Hall with President-Designate, Dr. Paul Mazerolle will be now be live-streamed on UNB’s YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/unbtube) due to a widespread Facebook outage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECcgY01YSoo UNB Fredericton will host a town hall with president-designate Dr. Paul Mazerolle on...

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Workshops: Research Data Management and Issues in Scholarly Publishing

David Ross

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Libraries invites you to attend one, or both, of the following workshops on Wednesday, March 20 on the Saint John campus. Research Data Management: Challenges and Opportunities James MacKenzie (Director of Scholarly Technologies) & Tatiana Zaraiskaya (STEM Librarian) 10 – 11 a.m. |  Hans W. Klohn Commons, G16 OR 1 – 2 p.m. |  Hazen Hall, 232 ...

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Children needed for Clinical Psychology Graduate Student training

Barbara D'Entremont

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We are looking for eight children (between the ages of eight to 14 years) who are making average or above average progress in school to help graduate students in clinical psychology learn to administer psychological tests. This activity requires that your child spend two to three hours with a psychology graduate student in the Psychology Department on the Fredericton campus.  His/her...

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Nominate a Valedictorian

Sara Rothman

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:33:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you know a student who would make an excellent Valedictorian? At UNB Fredericton, one valedictorian will be selected for each of the four graduation ceremonies at Encaenia to write and deliver an address to fellow graduates, faculty, honoured guests, friends and family. This is a special role where one graduate speaks on behalf of all students gathered, reflecting on lessons learned and...

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New Associate Director for the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research

UNB Communications Office

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:32:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Ms. Silke Brabander brings forth over 15 years of experience in community engagement, project management, and policy analysis as the new associate director of the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research (MMFC). As a passionate advocate for the rights of women and children, Ms. Brabander is committed to gender equality.  She is joining UNB from the Women’s...

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Reminder Call for Applications for Associate Deans, School of Graduate Studies

Jacqueline Seely

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


This is a reminder about the 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 the other with primary responsibility for programs in the Faculties of Arts, Business, Education,...

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Mock Patients Needed for Nurse Practitioner students

Francis Perry

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Our Nurse Practitioner (NP) students are being tested (OSCE) on Monday, March 18 and Friday, April 12, on the older adult population (64+). We are looking for volunteers who fall in this age bracket (64+), to act as patients. These NP students are experienced RNs who are now taking the NP program and are due to finish up this coming summer. If you wish to volunteer and give valuable experience...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Vice

Tony Merzetti

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Monday Night Film Series will present the feature film, Vice on Monday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. Christian Bale and Amy Adams play Dick and Lynne Cheney in Vice, Adam McKay's sprawling dark comedy about George W. Bush's vice-president.  The story of Dick Cheney (Christian Bale), an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as Vice...

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SEED 2019 Program

Jessica Bourque

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

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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Exam Study Drop-In Sessions

Janice Gange

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students can sign up for a 30-minute exam study session with UNBF's Learning Strategist. These sessions will take place in the Milham Room of the Harriet Irving Library, from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.,on the following dates: Tuesday, March 19 Wednesday, March 27 Monday, April 1 Sunday, April 7 Monday, April 15 If two people want to come in at the same time slot together, that's possible. Students...

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Change can start small

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:14:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students from the Urbanization, Poverty and Politics course presented their ideas on tactical urbanism in the City of Saint John.  Read more about the students work. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Muriel McQueen Fergusson Foundation: Family Violence Symposium

UNB Communications

Posted: March 11, 2019 10:32:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In collaboration with The New Brunswick Silent Witness Project and the Government of New Brunswick, the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Foundation will be hosting a symposium featuring keynote speaker Dr. Neil Websdale, the director of the National Domestic Violence Fatality Review Initiative and the director of Family Violence Institute housed at Northern Arizona University.  The symposium will...

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Economics Seminar: Adverse Selection and PIK Toggles

Holly Burke-Wood

Posted: March 11, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

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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Three Minute Thesis Event

Jacqueline Seely

Posted: March 11, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join the School of Graduate Studies for UNB’s 3MT event, taking place this year on March 21 at 10:30 a.m. (Heats) and March 22 at 2 p.m. (Final) in the Chancellor’s Room of the Wu Centre during the Graduate Research Conference. Graduate students have three minutes and one power point slide to Engage, Enlighten and Excite a non-specialist audience about their thesis research. Judges...

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Registration Deadline for the New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium

Susan Oliver

Posted: March 11, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please note that Registration closes on March 20, 2019 for the full-day New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium to be held Wednesday, March 27, at UNB 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 Brunswick....

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Folks Songs - MusicUNB Concert Series

Jessica Mann

Posted: March 11, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The MusicUNB Concert Series will feature Folk Songs on Wednesday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Ticket Prices: Senior: $25 Adult: $30 Student: $10  For their first collaboration, singer Sally Dibble and our Musician in Residence, Nadia Francavilla, join pianist Stephen Runge. They come together to perform works for voice, violin and piano of the early twentieth century by the...

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Physics Seminar: WaMI: The Waves Michelson Interferometer

Penny Davenport

Posted: March 11, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's next Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, March 14, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Speaker Samuel Kristoffersen, UNBF Physics, will discuss, 'WaMI: The Waves Michelson Interferometer.' “The Waves Michelson Interferometer (WaMI) is designed to make wind measurements of the atomic oxygen green line (557.7 nm) emission, molecular oxygen...

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Forestry students create plan to tackle green beetle invasion

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 11, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A group of fourth-year students from UNB’s faculty of forestry and environmental management has created a contingency plan for the City of Fredericton should damaging emerald ash borer beetles make themselves at home in New Brunswick.  Read the full story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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BAS Formal Dinner & Dance

Jason Walsh

Posted: March 8, 2019 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's Business Administration Society will hold a formal dinner and dance on Thursday, March 14, from 6 p.m. - 1 a.m., at the Saint John Trade & Convention Centre. The evening will begin with a reception for students, faculty and alumni, followed by a buffet dinner at which guest speaker Larry Hachey will share how the culture and community of UNB has helped shape his life. Larry...

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Moving from Equity Conversation to Equity Action - Rescheduled UNBSJ Event

Nicola Cassidy

Posted: March 8, 2019 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Flowing from the April 2018 Equity Conversations (https://www.unb.ca/president/reports.html), the Bi-Campus Presidential Standing Committee on Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Human Rights will be hosting the rescheduled Action Planning event on the Saint John campus on Thursday, March 14, from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., in Hazen Hall, 225. Our goals are to:  1. form action groups for...

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QUEST-SJ: Qualitative Health Research Collaborative in Saint John

Krystal Binns

Posted: March 8, 2019 10:41:00 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. This 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 brings...

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Search for New Director of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME)

Amanda Manuel

Posted: March 8, 2019 10:21:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


A search for the Director of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering has been initiated. As part of this process, this message is being circulated to the University community in order to alert anyone who may be interested in being nominated for this position. All nominations should be sent to Dave MaGee, Vice President (Research), either by email (vpr@unb.ca) or regular mail...

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UNB Tenders for Server Hardware, Disk Arrays and Network Attached Storage for 2019-2021

IT Service Desk

Posted: March 8, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Information Technology Services is pleased to announce the recent tender award for the supply and delivery of server hardware, disk arrays and network attached storage. The following resellers have been awarded to sell to UNB for the next two years, effective Feb. 15, 2019: Server Hardware Bulletproof Solutions ULC – Dell Compugen Inc. – Lenovo Disk Arrays and Network Attached...

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CETL Hosts D2L Sessions in March

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: March 8, 2019 10:18:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


CETL is hosting two D2L (Brightspace) workshops in March.  The workshop titles, dates and times are listed below: Automation Features in D2L– Tuesday, March 19 (1 – 2 p.m.) Running courses takes time, especially in large classes, D2L Brightspace may be able to help.  Learn about how to gain efficiencies with restrictions, schedules, date offsets, Course imports, and the...

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UCard Cash Now Accepted at all Dining Locations at UNBSJ

UNB Card Office

Posted: March 8, 2019 10:17:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Did you know as a faculty or staff member you can add money to your UNB ID Card (UCard) and use it to make purchases on campus just like students? UCard Cash is a great way to:  manage/track a budget  simplify your day by leaving your wallet behind collect points; use your credit card to add money and collect your credit card points on the total deposit amount conveniently purchase...

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Planet Hatch information session for Start-up Visa Program

Katherine McNeil

Posted: March 8, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


Planet Hatch's Start up Visa Program Lunch and Learn information session will be held on Tuesday, March 26, from 11:30 a.m. - 1: 30 p.m. in Carleton Hall, 106. Are you an entrepreneur looking for ways to gain your permanent resident in Canada? If so, come and join us. Planet Hatch's start-up visa program is for talented immigrant entrepreneurs waiting to launch their innovative business in...

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Social innovation lab seeks solutions to economic and immigration issues

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 8, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


NouLAB is launching the next round of its Economic Immigration Lab aimed at devising new strategies for the province to attract and retain immigrants to the province.  Read the full story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Awards Ceremony

Nicola Cassidy

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

Category: News and Notices


The President's Awards honour staff and faculty members for their contributions to UNB.  President's Medals for 2019 will be presented to Peter Coates and Alan Sears of UNBF.  This prestigious award recognizes outstanding teaching, research and/or service over the span of a career.  UNB Distinguished Service Awards honour outstanding service, both at UNB and in the community that...

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UNB to announce Scale Up cohort

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


The UNB community is invited to join the J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship, in partnership with ONB and ACOA, to announce the Scale Up Atlantic Canada’s first official cohort. The event will take place on Monday, March 11 at 9 a.m. in the Long Hall of the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. We hope you can join us! Category: News and...

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Registration open for webinar on Preparing Youth with Autism for Adulthood

Belinda Elliott-Bielecki

Posted: March 7, 2019 10:29:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB College of Extended Learning (UNB CEL) will host a one-hour webinar, Preparing My Child with Autism to Transition to Adulthood. The webinar will focus on helping parents prepare their transition-aged children for life beyond high school. The webinar will provide an overview of New Brunswick transition planning, transition skills such as self-determination and social competence and will...

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Notice of Thesis Oral Examination

Andrea Guevara Colindres

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

Category: News and Notices


The Thesis Oral Examination for Stephanie A. Cormier, Master’s in Interdisciplinary Studies, entitled, “It’s Hip to Be Scene: Authenticity, Esoteric Knowledge and Subcultural Style in Saint John and Portland” will be held on Friday, March 15 at 3 p.m. in Hazen Hall, 125. Supervisor: Dr. June Madeley, Professor, Dept. of Social Science, Communication Studies,...

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

Lori Quick

Posted: March 7, 2019 10:16:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Art Centre celebrates International Women’s Day - Illuminations:  Contemporary Silver Candleholders Honouring Canadian Women in the Arts is a travelling exhibition produced by the Metal Collective.  The exhibit showcases 15 award-winning Canadian metalsmiths and is on view from March 8 through May 3 at the UNB Art Centre. Curated by art historian Laura Brandon, and inspired...

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Summer Positions - UNB Design Works Camps

Alison Howells

Posted: March 7, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


If you enjoy being with children, working in a creative environment and pride yourself in providing the highest quality of service, consider positions open at the 2019 UNB Design Works summer camps. The Design Works Camps are seeking staff for a variety of summer camp positions: Assistant Camp Director, Instructors and Camp Assistants.  For complete job details, please visit this...

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TD joins Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 7, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB-based institute collaborating with corporate and public sector on next-generation cybersecurity solutions.  Read all about it. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Reminder: President-Designate Dr. Paul Mazerolle to visit UNB March 11-15

Communications Office

Posted: March 6, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB President-Designate Dr. Paul Mazerolle will be visiting UNB on March 11-15, 2019. The visit is designed to introduce Dr. Mazerolle to the UNB community through a series of town halls and drop-in meet and greets. All faculty, staff and students are invited to attend one of the four events listed below. Saint John campus: Town Hall: Tuesday, March 12, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Ganong Hall Lecture...

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Author Amy Spurway to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: March 6, 2019 10:31:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Author Amy Spurway will read from her debut novel, Crow on Sunday, March 17 at 2 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library as part of UNB Saint John's Lorenzo Reading Series. About the novel, When Stacey Fortune is diagnosed with three highly unpredictable — and inoperable — brain tumours, she abandons the crumbling glamour of her life in Toronto for her mother Effie's scruffy...

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Economics Seminar

Holly Burke-Wood

Posted: March 6, 2019 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Department of Economics is pleased to host Prof. Eugene Beaulieu, University of Calgary, for his talk entitled, 'Canada-UK Free Trade: Balancing progressive trade policies and economic benefits' on Tuesday, March 19 at 3:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 307.  All are welcome to attend. Abstract: The United Kingdom (UK) and Canada face uncertainty as they respectively manage relations with...

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Celebrating International Women’s Day at UNB

UNB Communications

Posted: March 6, 2019 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


In celebration of International Women’s Day, The UNB Art Centre will be opening its exhibit, Illuminations: Contemporary Silver Candleholders Honouring Canadian Women in the Arts.   The exhibit will highlight 15 award-winning Canadian metalsmiths featuring contemporary silver candleholders that honour Canadian women’s past, present and future.   The exhibit...

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Planet Hatch information session for Start-up Visa Program

Katherine McNeil

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

Category: Employment News


Planet Hatch's Start up Visa Program Lunch and Learn information session will be held on Tuesday, March 26, from 11:30 a.m. - 1: 30 p.m. in Carleton Hall, 106. Are you an entrepreneur looking for ways to gain your permanent resident in Canada? If so, come and join us. Planet Hatch's start-up visa program is for talented immigrant entrepreneurs waiting to launch their innovative business in...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Can you Ever Forgive Me?-FR

Tony Merzetti

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

Category: News and Notices


The Monday Night Film Series presents, 'Can you Ever Forgive me?' on Monday, March 11 at 7:30 p.m. in  Tilley Hall, 102. In this film, Melissa McCarthy stars in the bizarre true story of a down-on-her-luck writer who embarked on a startlingly successful second career as a literary forger (98 per cent on Rotten Tomatoes). Lee Israel (Melissa McCarthy) made her living in the 1970s and 80s...

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Leaping into outer space with NB’s first cube satellite

Heather Campbell

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

Category: News and Notices


Three New Brunswick post-secondary institutions partnered to create and send the province’s first cube satellite to space, as part of the CSA’s Canadian CubeSat Project. Read all about it. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Information sessions on new Unifor Collective Agreements - UNBF

Human Resources

Posted: March 5, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Human Resources and Organizational Development department will be hosting two information sessions for managers regarding key changes to the new Unifor collective agreements – General Labour, Trades and Allied Services and Audio Visual Group (GLTA) and Secretaries, Accountants, Library Assistants and Clerks (SALAC).  These sessions which will be held on: Tuesday, March 12, from...

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BAS Formal Dinner & Dance

Jason Walsh

Posted: March 5, 2019 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's Business Administration Society will hold a formal dinner and dance on Thursday, March 14, from 6 p.m. - 1 a.m., at the Saint John Trade & Convention Centre. The evening will begin with a reception for students, faculty and alumni, followed by a buffet dinner at which guest speaker Larry Hachey will share how the culture and community of UNB has helped shape his life. Larry...

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Global research could revive puffin populations

Heather Campbell

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB researchers have uncovered the first glimpse of the wintering habits of puffins, which may help the effort to revive populations.  Read all about this research. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Search for Director of Teaching and Learning Services - Application Deadline Extension

Kathy Wilson

Posted: March 4, 2019 10:32:00 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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SEED 2019 Program

Jessica Bourque

Posted: March 4, 2019 10:31:00 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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2019 New Brunswick Regional Brain Bee

Jennifer McWilliams

Posted: March 4, 2019 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Do you have a high school student in your household or know of a student who is interested in neuroscience? If so, consider getting her/him to participate in the 2019 Regional Brain Bee! The Brain Bee is a yearly competition that tests high school student’s knowledge of brain-related (neuroscience) facts. As part of the Brain Bee, neuroscience knowledge will be quizzed in a variety of fun...

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Dr. James Downey Leadership Award

Sherrie Lynch

Posted: March 4, 2019 10:29:00 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 made...

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Early Closure of Student Union Building during March Break

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: March 4, 2019 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Student Union Building will be closed at 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 2 to Saturday, March 9 inclusive. Regular hours will resume on Sunday, March 10. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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Patient-centred research proposals pitched during Patients Den

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 4, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


NB’s finest researchers and trainees pitched patient-centered research project proposals, similarly styled to the popular TV show Dragon’s Den.  Read the story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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ISAO March Lunch & Learn

Jason MacFarlane

Posted: March 1, 2019 10:21:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join International Student Advisors Office staff/advisors Hillary Nguyen and Jason MacFarlane for the monthly Lunch & Learn on Thursday, March 7, from 12 - 1 p.m, in the Student Union Building, 103. This month we'll be talking about Immigration - addressing commonly asked questions about study and work permits, student leaves of absence, the regulations around working in Canada and...

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Children needed for Clinical Psychology Graduate Student training

Barbara D'Entremont

Posted: March 1, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Psychology department is looking for eight children (aged eight to 14 years) who are making average or above average progress in school to help graduate students in clinical psychology learn to administer psychological tests. This activity requires that your child spend two to three hours with a psychology graduate student in the Psychology Department on the Fredericton campus. ...

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Prescription monitoring app nabs top innovation award

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 1, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A UNB researcher, who is examining ways to monitor prescription safety for the elderly, came out on top at NBIF’s R3 Research Innovation Awards. Read the full story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Early Closure of Student Union Building during March Break

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: March 1, 2019 10:18:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Student Union Building will be closed from 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 2 to Saturday, March 9 inclusive. Regular hours will resume on Sunday, March 10. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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CEL Wellness Committee Vesey Bulbs "Green" Fundraiser

Ann Smith

Posted: March 1, 2019 10:17:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The CEL Wellness Committee is participating in the Vesey Bulbs fundraising program to raise money for various wellness activities being planned for the upcoming year.  To stay "green," a full colour brochure and order form can be accessed through the following links. Please share with your friends! If you have difficulty viewing these documents, a hard copy is available upon...

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Two free shredders

Lindsey Gilbert

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

Category: News and Notices


The NB Institute for Research, Data and Training has two older shredders available to give away; one is a Swingline 18 sheet DX18-13, the other is an IDEAL 2360 - located in Keirstead Hall. These items are to be given on a first come, first serve basis and moving/transportation is the responsibility of the receiver. Please contact Lindsey Gilbert at lindsey.gilbert@unb.ca for more...

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UNB researchers named among top researchers for Canada 150

Heather Campbell

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

Category: News and Notices


Four UNB researchers have been hailed as among Canada’s top emerging innovators.  Read the full story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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