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Volunteers for the Canada-Wide Science Fair

UNB Communications

Posted: April 30, 2019 10:47:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton will host the Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF) from May 11-18.  Volunteers are crucial to make CWSF 2019 an unforgettable week for everyone and provide a unique opportunity to interact with some of the brightest young scientific minds in our country.  CWSF requires 200 volunteers to participate in the day-to-day tasks and events.  Volunteers will assist with a wide...

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New online procurement is now live

Project FOCUS

Posted: April 30, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of the Project FOCUS Financials initiative, Financial Services has implemented a new, user friendly online procurement system. The new system allows users to enter purchase order requisitions directly into Colleague.  The system will provide up-to-date balances in accounts and the ability for users to track the status of their purchase order requests during the approval process....

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

Leslie Harquail

Posted: April 30, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Thesis titled "What is the Relationship Between Physical Activity and Sexual Activity in Men" will be defended by Justine Henry on Friday, May 3 at 9 a.m. in the Kinesology Building, 214. ABSTRACT Physical activity and sexual activity are both important aspects of quality of life. Anecdotal evidence suggests there is a relationship between these two variables, but research is limited. The...

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UNB Fredericton signage survey closes soon

Jessica Stutt

Posted: April 29, 2019 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Fredericton signage survey closes Friday, May 3. Students, faculty and staff are invited to provide feedback via the brief survey. In addition to the survey, the working group will be engaging with campus stakeholders over the coming months. For more information on the project and the working group, visit unb.ca/frederictonsignage.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Summer Camps Registration opens at UNB Saint John

Stephanie Guimond

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John Athletics holds camps and instructional clinics for children and youth in the community. If you have any suggestions of camps you would like to see, please email Athletics Program Coordinator, Stephanie Guimond at Stephanie.Guimond@unb.ca or call 506-653-2728. In order to reserve your spot in a camp, payment and registration form must be submitted in full by the...

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Hearing Loss Presentation

Jody Gorham

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

Category: News and Notices


A hearing loss presentation will be held on Friday, May 3 at 1:30 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 210. Please join the UNBF Student Accessibility Centre for a presentation on the educational impacts of hearing loss on students.   Guest speaker, Lynn Le Blanc, Executive Director, of NB Deaf and Hard of Hearing Society, will share her expertise on this topic and explain...

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Reminder: Retirement Open House for Francesca Holyoke

Brenda Morais

Posted: April 29, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The AUNBT will host a reception to honour Francesca Holyoke for her service and contributions to the AUNBT and University of New Brunswick on Tuesday, April 30, from 1 - 3 p.m., at the Wu Centre, 208. Please join us as we offer her best wishes for a wonderful retirement. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Brenda Morais Email Address: barbeau@unb.ca

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Tick identification platform expands to New Brunswick

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


Two faculty members at the University of New Brunswick have partnered with the New Brunswick government and researchers from universities in Quebec and Ontario to help expand a tick identification platform, funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada. To read more, click here. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Deveau Email Address: angiedeveau@gmail.com

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Try Fencing over the Summer

David Themens

Posted: April 29, 2019 10:17:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNBF Fencing Club will be offering a summer beginner program beginning on Wednesday, May 1 at 8 p.m. in the CURRIE CENTER Hatheway Studio (2nd floor, near the stairs). It's free to try and we provide all of the necessary equipment. If you like it, club membership is only $30 per semester (summer membership also includes Fall 2019 for free) and includes free use of all club...

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Reminder: You're invited to the 2019-20 Bi-Campus Financial Town Hall

UNB Communications

Posted: April 26, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All faculty, staff and students are invited to a bi-campus conversation about UNB’s 2019-20 budget on Monday, April 29, with Vice-President Administration and Finance Karen Cunningham, Vice-President (Saint John) Petra Hauf and Vice-President Academic (Fredericton) George MacLean. The event will feature information about UNB’s 2019-20 budget and will be...

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Shower access at the CURRIE CENTER

Colin Bowley

Posted: April 26, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


URec is offering free shower access at the CURRIE CENTER to anyone in the community who has been impacted by the recent flooding. The community is also welcome to use the facility to charge any portable/handheld devices (IE: phones, tablets, etc.). Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Colin Bowley Email Address: colin.bowley@unb.ca

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Reminder: Three new cybersecurity tools/features coming May 1

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 26, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Three new cybersecurity tools/features are coming this May to help keep your UNB account safe and secure: 1 – Account login history app UNB’s login history app shows you all the recent logins to your UNB account so you can keep an eye out for suspicious logins or activity. To access the app: Faculty/staff: Go to your myUNB Portal > eServices > IT Services > Account Options >...

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French speaking actors wanted

Natalie Fournier

Posted: April 26, 2019 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Le département d'études françaises de UNB Fredericton recherche tois acteurs ou actrices Francophones dans la vingtaine pour son projet de vidéos éducatives. Le tournage a lieu à Fredericton en juin 2019 (deux fins de semaine). rémunéré. Intéréssé(e)? Merci d'envoyer, au plus tard le 9 mai, un courriel avec votre photo à...

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You're invited to the 2019-20 Bi-Campus Financial Town Hall

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


All faculty, staff and students are invited to a bi-campus conversation about UNB’s 2019-20 budget on Monday, April 29, with Vice-President Administration and Finance Karen Cunningham, Vice-President (Saint John) Petra Hauf and Vice-President Academic (Fredericton) George MacLean. The event will feature information about UNB’s 2019-20 budget and will be...

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Registration open for Summer Camps at UNB Saint John

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: April 25, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John Athletics holds camps and instructional clinics for children and youth in the community. If you have any suggestions of camps you would like to see, please email Athletics Program Coordinator, Stephanie Guimond at Stephanie.Guimond@unb.ca or call 506-653-2728. In order to reserve your spot in a camp, payment AND registration form must be submitted in full by the...

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Reminder: Print Services open house on April 25

Melissa Hannah

Posted: April 24, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In preparation for UNB’s new Centralized Services for Print and Branded Material coming May 1, Print Services is hosting an open house in our office in Marshall d’Avray Hall room 106 on Thursday, April 25 from 1 - 3 p.m.   All faculty and staff are invited to join us to:  ask questions and learn more about UNB’s new centralized services and ordering...

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Vote For Chris Clapperton

Andy Campbell

Posted: April 24, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Chris Clapperton, of the UNB Reds men's hockey team, has been named as Atlantic University Sport's male nominee for the 2019 Lieutenant Governors Athletic Awards. These awards were previously known as the BLG Awards, and recognize the top male and female student-athletes in Canada. One male and one female nominee are named from the country's four conferences. A new online voting component is...

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There is still time to register for summer term courses starting May 1

Rachel Watters

Posted: April 24, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Make the most of your summer. Choose from on-campus or online courses. On-campus classes begin May 1, May 28, July 2, and July 22. Complete a 3-credit hour course in as little as three or six weeks! You can register anytime for online Open Entry courses and take up to six months to complete. Download the Summer Term Schedule for a complete listing! Register today! Courses running May 1 to...

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Last chance to register for the Diploma in University Teaching program

Susan Pugh

Posted: April 24, 2019 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next DUT session starts on Saturday, May 4; deadline to register is Wednesday, May 1. This course helps you develop confidence that you have the knowledge and skills necessary to consider a career in university teaching. If you have already begun your career, you will learn innovative and effective new approaches to reinvigorate your teaching. Visit the Diploma in University Teaching...

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Evaluation Workshops

Jennifer Moorcraft

Posted: April 24, 2019 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The New Brunswick Institute for Research Data and Training (NB-IRDT) and the New Brunswick SPOR Network in Primary & Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) are pleased to announce they will be hosting a series of Evaluation Workshops, facilitated by professional evaluator, Marla Steinberg. Collaborative Evaluation Planning – May 21-22 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. This workshop is for people...

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Fiscal Year End is here

Cindy M. Flann

Posted: April 23, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University’s fiscal year end is April 30, 2019, and the Year End Processing memo has been available on the Financial Services web site. It contains very important information affecting the next six working days involving deposits to the bank. It also contains deadlines concerning the processing of travel claims, personal reimbursements, vendor invoices, petty cash and much more. ...

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Call for Encaenia Marshals

Katherine Barclay

Posted: April 23, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty and staff are invited to volunteer to serve as graduation Marshals at the 190th Spring Encaenia on May 29 and 30, 2019, to be held at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. There will be four separate ceremonies and at least one Marshal from each of the respective faculties is required to assist with each ceremony. Ceremony A: Wednesday, May 29, 10 a.m. for students in the faculties of...

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Retirement open house for Francesca Holyoke

Brenda Morais

Posted: April 23, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The AUNBT will host a reception to honour Francesca Holyoke for her service and contributions to the AUNBT and University of New Brunswick on April 30, 2019, from 1-3 p.m. at the Wu Centre, room 208. Please join us as we offer her best wishes for a wonderful retirement. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Brenda Morais Email Address: barbeau@unb.ca

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Spring Convocation Ceremony

Communications Office

Posted: April 23, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All members of faculty and staff are invited to participate in the academic procession at the 2019 Spring Convocation Ceremony on Friday, May 31 at 2 p.m. in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre.  Please RSVP by Friday, May 3.   - You are welcome to don academic dress, and take part in the academic procession, which will assemble at 1:15 p.m. outside Ganong Hall (weather permitting)...

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Panel discussion on plastic in the environment at the UNB Art Centre

Lori Quick

Posted: April 23, 2019 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are skipping the straws and using reusable shopping bags enough?  Should we ban plastic bags and enforce stricter regulations? Find out more at our panel discussion on Thursday, April 25 at 7 p.m. in the Memorial Hall Auditorium.   This discussion will feature panelists Brad Janes, manager of PR and education from the Fredericton Regional Solid Waste Commission; Charlene Mayes,...

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Fire Extinguisher training

Kim Perry

Posted: April 23, 2019 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Notice of Fire Extinguisher Training - coordinated by the Environmental Health and Safety Office. Training is open to all members of the UNBF community on June 25. The class size is a maximum of 30 persons, therefore registration is on a first come, first served basis. Register by contacting safety@unb.ca. EHS will cover the cost, but you must register. The training includes a seminar and...

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Submit your fall 2019 software requests for UNB computer labs

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 23, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you instructing a course in fall 2019 that requires new software to be installed on UNB lab computers? All new lab software requests must be submitted by July 15 via UNB’s lab software request form to ensure we have enough time to evaluate, test and deploy your software before September. Please see ITS’s lab software policy for more details. If you need help completing...

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Surplus furniture available

Lisa Pollock

Posted: April 23, 2019 10:33:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Surplus furniture available at the Harriet Irving Library: 6 wood framed guest chairs, soft pink in color; 5 wooden tables size 4X6; overhead projector with cart; table top Sentry brand combination safe; 8ft tall large 2 door storage cabinet (solid wood). All items to be picked up at HIL. Please contact as soon as possible if interested as all items must go. Pictures available of all items if...

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First Aid Training

David Gillespie

Posted: April 23, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


First Aid Training will be available on the Saint John campus on May 15 and 16, from 8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (both days), in Ganong Hall 215. For the Workplace Standard FA with CPR & AED, attendance will be required for both days. For six hour refresher training, you can select which day you would like to attend. Cost for the course is $65 refresher and $115 full certification, which will be...

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Children needed for Clinical Psychology Graduate Student training

Barbara D'Entremont

Posted: April 23, 2019 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Children needed for Clinical Psychology Graduate Student training.  We are looking for 8 children between (aged 8 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 2-3 hours with a psychology graduate student in the Psychology Department on...

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Mourning the passing of retired staff member Sylvia Jean Guidry

Communications Office

Posted: April 22, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired staff member Sylvia Jean Guidry (BA ‘69), who passed away on April 12 in Fredericton. She was 80. Sylvia has a long association with UNB, starting in 1956 when she was hired as a student assistant to the Beaverbrook librarian, Judith Waterson Sund, at the Bonar Law-Bennett Library. A recipient of the Lord Beaverbrook...

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Nursing Research Day Postponed

Elizabeth Fry-Rahmanian

Posted: April 22, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 2019 Nursing Research Day, which was to take place on May 24th, has been postponed.  It is hoped that this event can be rescheduled for the Fall. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Elizabeth Fry-Rahmanian Email Address: efryrahm@unb.ca

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Join Dr. Shelley Doucet at UNB Talks Saint John

Mary Duffley

Posted: April 22, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This UNB Talks event will be held on Tuesday, April 23, from 7 - 8:30 p.m., in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Funded in part by the Devereaux Trust, UNB Talks is a series focusing on UNB’s areas of excellence in research, innovation and teaching. Join us as we explore interprofessional patient-centred practice with Dr. Shelley Doucet, and learn more about how UNB is leading changes in...

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Big Data in New Brunswick: Exploring the Research, Policy Development and Community Planning Opportunities

Jennifer Moorcraft

Posted: April 22, 2019 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There are hundreds of data sets available at the federal level related to health, vital statistics, physical activity, nutrition and food security, consumer finances, child health, health promotion, labour force, literacy skills, and more. At the provincial level, there are linkable data sets relating to hospitalizations, outpatient visits, healthy toddler assessments, vital stats, breast...

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Print Services Open House April 25

Melissa Hannah

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

Category: News and Notices


In preparation for UNB’s new centralized services for print and branded material coming May 1, Print Services is hosting an open house in its office in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 106 on Thursday, April 25, from 1 - 3 p.m.   All faculty and staff are invited to join us to: ask questions and learn more about UNB’s new centralized services and ordering process  meet...

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Mental Health First Aid - Adults Who Interact With Youth

Tanya Jones

Posted: April 22, 2019 10:26:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Mental Health First Aid For Adults Who Interact With Youth teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The 14-hour course takes place over two full days (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. each day).  The cost per...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: April 22, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNBSJ offering cannabis courses this summer

Angie Deveau

Posted: April 22, 2019 10:17:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Instructors on UNB Saint John's campus have incorporated cannabis-related topics into their programs to reflect the impacts of cannabis legalization. A new course in the faculty of business will begin in intersession 2019. In this class, students will examine the effect that cannabis legalization has had on the Canadian business landscape. “Our course is a survey course looking at the...

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Register Now for Summer Term Courses

Rachel Watters

Posted: April 22, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Make the most of your summer. Choose from on-campus or online courses. Summer term courses give you an opportunity to pick up an extra course and lighten your course load during the fall and winter terms. On-campus classes begin May 1, May 28, July 2, and July 22. Complete a 3-credit hour course in as little as three or six weeks! Register anytime for online Open Entry courses and take up to...

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Join Dr. Shelley Doucet at UNB Talks Saint John

Mary Duffley

Posted: April 17, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This UNB Talks event will be held on Tuesday, April 23, from 7 - 8:30 p.m., in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Funded in part by the Devereaux Trust, UNB Talks is a series focusing on UNB’s areas of excellence in research, innovation and teaching. Join us as we explore interprofessional patient-centred practice with Dr. Shelley Doucet, and learn more about how UNB is leading changes in...

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Spring Convocation Ceremony

Communications Office

Posted: April 17, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All members of faculty and staff are invited to participate in the academic procession at the 2019 Spring Convocation Ceremony on Friday, May 31 at 2 p.m. in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre.  Please RSVP by Friday, May 3.   - You are welcome to don academic dress, and take part in the academic procession, which will assemble at 1:15 p.m. outside Ganong Hall (weather permitting)...

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Call for Encaenia Marshals

Katherine Barclay

Posted: April 17, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty and staff are invited to volunteer to serve as graduate Marshals at the 190th Spring Encaenia on May 29 and 30 in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER.  There will be four separate ceremonies and at least one Marshal from each of the respective faculties is required to assist with each ceremony. Ceremony A: Wednesday, May 29, 10 a.m. for students in the faculties of Science, Nursing and...

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It Begins Here campaign report

Development and Donor Relations

Posted: April 17, 2019 10:27:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


It Begins Here has been the largest fundraising campaign in UNB’s history, bringing together more than 16,500 donors and raising more than $125 million.  While the total amount raised is significant, the impact that it will have for each new generation of students and faculty on our campuses is even more profound.  An overview of the tremendous results can be found in...

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Volunteers needed for Canada-Wide Science Fair

UNB Communications

Posted: April 17, 2019 10:26:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF) is coming to UNB Fredericton in less than 25 days!  The fair provides the university the opportunity to display its rich history and culture, and introduce Canada’s brightest youth to the UNB Fredericton community.   Volunteers are crucial to make CWSF 2019 an unforgettable week for everyone. CWSF requires 200 volunteers to assist in...

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Children needed for Clinical Psychology Graduate Student training

Barbara D'Entremont

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

Category: News and Notices


We are looking for eight children, between the ages of eight and 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 UNB Fredericton campus.  His/her...

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UNB BBA co-op students achieving success in the workplace

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


Two students from UNBF’s faculty of business administration co-op program are putting their skills to work. The UNBF business administration co-op program, which provides co-op education placements to its students in a variety of organizations, allows students to work and make money while earning their degree. The benefits of the program can include networking opportunities, increased...

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Surplus Filing Cabinets

Richelle Corey

Posted: April 17, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Student Accounts in Financial Services (IUC Physics Building on the Fredericton campus) has four, four-drawer vertical filing cabinets that are no longer needed.  If your department is in need of one, please contact Richelle Corey.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Richelle Corey Email Address: Richelle.Corey@unb.ca

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Reminder, Meet and Greet with Vice-President Saint John

Brenda LeBlanc

Posted: April 16, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All faculty and staff are invited to an informal meet and greet with the Vice-President Saint John, Dr. Petra Hauf, on Wednesday, April 17 at 3 p.m. in the Faculty Staff Lounge. We hope to see you there. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Brenda LeBlanc Email Address: leblancb@unb.ca

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UNBF Retirement Dinner 2019

Kimberly Macklin

Posted: April 16, 2019 10:41:00 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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Allyship in the Classroom: ETI Workshop

Kris Doucet

Posted: April 16, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John is hosting Allyship in the Classroom, an Effective Teaching Institute Workshop, on Monday, April 29, from 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. The workshop will outline the general tenants of allyship and offer insights into implementing practical take-aways for specific student groups. We are all Allies in the classroom! Register online at Eventbrite, or if you wish to pay by UNB internal...

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Micas workshop for graduate students and professors

Danielle Connell

Posted: April 16, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Micas is an organization that connects scholarly research with private industry on a variety of issues. The UNB Mitacs representative will hold two workshops on Thursday, April 18 in Oland Hall, 203. A 30-minute presentation will be followed by a 30-minute Q&A.  Following each workshop, participants are welcome to sigh up for 15 minute private sessions with the...

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Judges for Canada-Wide Science Fair

UNB Communications

Posted: April 16, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In less than 25 days, UNB Fredericton will host 500 regional science fair finalists from across Canada, between the ages of 12-17, competing for nearly $1 million in cash awards and university scholarships at the Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF).   We are currently recruiting 350 English, bilingual or French speaking judges to volunteer their expertise, experience, and time to be...

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UNBF English Language Programme Employment Opportunities

Christopher Hudson-Brading

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

Category: Employment News


The UNBF English Language Programme (ELP) is accepting applications for employment for its Spring (May 21 - June 20) and Summer (July 9 - August 8) sessions. We are looking for energetic, positive and flexible individuals to work with learners who come to us from around the world to study English as a second/other language. If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding experience, please...

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Cardio equipment for sale

Colin Bowley

Posted: April 16, 2019 10:18:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec recently purchased new cardio equipment and has old equipment available for sale "as is." The equipment that's available for sale includes:  Life Fitness 95T Treadmill ($1000) Precor AMT 100i ($800) For more information or to schedule a viewing, please contact Jason Rudy.    Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Colin...

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UNB Art Centre celebrates World Water Day

Angie Deveau

Posted: April 16, 2019 10:17:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick’s Art Centre is celebrating World Water Day with a number of events for the community. “Whoever you are, wherever you are, water is your human right.” These are the words that describe this year’s World Water Day theme and Sustainable Development Goal 6: Water for all by 2030. World Water Day is an international day of action that...

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UNB Fredericton signage survey

Jessica Stutt

Posted: April 16, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management, Capital Planning & Property Development and the Marketing Office are working together to update Fredericton campus signage. We have developed a brief survey for students, faculty and staff to better understand how and where signage is used. The survey will take less than 10 minutes to complete. In addition to the survey, the working group will be engaging with campus...

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Register now for Summer Term courses starting May 1

Belinda Elliott-Bielecki

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

Category: News and Notices


Make the most of your summer. Take a course on campus or online! Courses will begin on May 1. Finish these on-campus courses by May 23: •    CCS 2024 - So You Think You Know Dance •    CHNS 1013 - Intro Chinese I •    HIST 1325 - Canada since 1945 •    HIST 3403 - The Loyalists •    KIN 2032...

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New Centralized Services for Print and Branded Material starting May 1st

Melissa Hannah

Posted: April 15, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Starting May 1, UNB is introducing a new centralized service for all faculties and departments ordering professionally printed material or branded merchandise. These changes are required to better align UNB with government procurement regulations.  UNB Procurement Services and Print Services have worked together with the UNB community on several activities over the last 18 months to...

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Participants needed for UNBF's CELLab Research iMET Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: April 15, 2019 10:32:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you currently living with extra body weight and are interested in learning more information about your overall health?   UNBF’s Cardiometabolic Exercise and Lifestyle Laboratory (CELLab) is looking for research participants for the iMET Study. Participation will require you to come in for a total of four visits where you will be participating in different test and...

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Participants needed for UNBF's CELLab Research iFLEX Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: April 15, 2019 10:31:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in changing up your exercise routine or increasing your physical activity levels? UNBF’s Cardiometabolic Exercise and Lifestyle Laboratory (CELLab) is looking for research participants to take part in a free, supervised four-week exercise intervention which will allow participants to also learn more about their overall health! Your participation will help...

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Participants needed for UNBF's CELLab Research Intensity Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

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

Category: News and Notices


Are you concerned about your glucose level or are living with Type 2 diabetes and are interested in becoming more physically active? The UNBF’s Cardiometabolic Exercise and Lifestyle Laboratory (CELLab) is looking for research participants for the Intensity Study! Participation in the study will include the following: a free fitness assessment as well as a free exercise...

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Public lecture: Photographing a Black Hole

Magdalen Normandeau

Posted: April 15, 2019 10:26:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Last week, the first image of a black hole made a big splash in the news. Are you curious to know more about this image, how it was obtained and what it means? If so, please join Suprit Singh, Sanjeev Seahra and Magdalen Normandeau on Wednesday, April 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Bailey Hall, 146 for a public presentation on the topic. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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RN Scott Hall Addition - parking lot closure-FR

Cynthia Jenkins

Posted: April 15, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Facilities Management wishes to advise that the addition to RN Scott Hall, to support research for the Institute of Biomedical Engineering, is about to get underway.  To allow for construction, the parking lot at the rear of the building off of Windsor Street, adjacent to Alden Nowlan House, is scheduled to be closed beginning April 16th, until the start of the fall term in...

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Students engaging with community-based organizations

Angie Deveau

Posted: April 15, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On April 8th, fourth-year sociology students from the faculty of arts at UNB Saint John presented findings from their research collaborations with community organizations to educate on issues of health, substance use, social inclusion poverty and homelessness. The event, held in collaboration with Saint John Free Public Library, Romero House, New Brunswick Association for Community Living,...

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Three new cybersecurity tools/features coming May 1

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 12, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Three new cybersecurity tools/features are coming this May to help keep your UNB account safe and secure: 1 – Account login history app UNB’s login history app shows you all the recent logins to your UNB account so you can keep an eye out for suspicious logins or activity. To access the app: Faculty/staff: Go to your myUNB Portal > eServices > IT Services > Account Options >...

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Join Dr. Shelley Doucet at UNB Talks Saint John

Mary Duffley

Posted: April 12, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This UNB Talks event will be held on Tuesday, April 23, from 7 - 8:30 p.m., in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Funded in part by the Devereaux Trust, UNB Talks is a series focusing on UNB’s areas of excellence in research, innovation and teaching. Join us as we explore interprofessional patient-centred practice with Dr. Shelley Doucet, and learn more about how UNB is leading changes in...

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Changes to UNBF Facilities Management Chargeback Model

Andrew Corey

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

Category: News and Notices


Beginning May 1, 2019, UNBF's Facilities Management is implementing a new business model that eliminates all FM labour chargebacks to accounts funded from the UNB operating budget.  As of May 1, FM chargebacks to these units will only reflect the cost of required materials, supplies, incidentals and any externally contracted labour.  This business change will increase efficiencies...

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UNB Sustainability launches Green Event Certification

Emily Blaney

Posted: April 12, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you hosting an event? Consider ‘going green’ and apply online for your Green Event Certification. The goal of the Green Event Program is to provide resources and support to campus groups on how they can incorporate sustainable choices into their event and reduce their impact on the planet. Whether you are a student, staff or faculty, all are welcome to pursue...

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Dr. Sharon Anne Myers

Communications Office

Posted: April 11, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired faculty member Dr. Sharon Anne Myers (EdD ’95), who passed away on March 30 in Montague, PE. She was 61. Sharon completed her EdD at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education in 1995. In 1997, colleagues from the Canadian Association for Educational Psychology awarded her with the top Canadian Doctoral Thesis...

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Call for Papers - Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research Conference

Silke Brabander

Posted: April 11, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This is a call for papers for the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research (MMFC) Conference from October 9-10 at the Wu Conference Centre.  The conference theme is “Ending Gender Based Violence: Harnessing Research and Action for Social Change,” and the keynote speaker is Dr. Myrna Dawson, Canada Research Chair in Public Policy in Criminal Justice and...

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First Aid Training

David Gillespie

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

Category: News and Notices


First Aid Training will be available on the Saint John campus on May 15 and 16, from 8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (both days), in Ganong Hall 215. For the Workplace Standard FA with CPR & AED, attendance will be required for both days. For six hour refresher training, you can select which day you would like to attend. Cost for the course is $65 refresher and $115 full certification, which will be...

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UNBF Counselling Services - Office Closure

Tanya Jones

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

Category: News and Notices


Please note that UNBF Counselling Services will be closed on Friday, April 12 for the morning for staff training.  It will open at 1 p.m. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address: tjones@unb.ca

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ForEM to receive funding for climate change adaption research

UNB Communications

Posted: April 11, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of the government’s plan to cut pollution, grow the economy and build healthier communities for all Canadians, Natural Resources Canada will announce support for climate change adaptation in the forest sector on Monday, April 15 at 10 a.m. in the Chancellor’s Room at the Wu Conference Centre. Matt DeCourcey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Immigration, Refugees...

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UNBers receive prestigious YMCA awards

UNB Communications

Posted: April 10, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Two members of the University of New Brunswick community will be honoured for their community dedication at the YMCA of Greater Saint John’s 2019 Red Triangle Award Gala on April 11. Dr. Shelley Rinehart, faculty of business professor and MBA director on the Saint John campus, will receive the Red Triangle Award, which recognizes long and meritorious service, outstanding contributions and...

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Alcohol policy survey – have your say – survey closing April 11

UNB Communications

Posted: April 9, 2019 10:35:00 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, a new draft Alcohol Policy has been put forward for consideration.  UNB is seeking input from members of the community at all campuses as to the goals,...

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DUT Registration Deadline Approaching

Susan Pugh

Posted: April 9, 2019 10:34:00 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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Lecture and Panel Discussion on Plastic in the Environment at the UNB Art Centre

Lori Quick

Posted: April 9, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A lecture and panel discussion on Plastic in the Environment will take place on Tuesday, April 16 at 7 p.m. in Memorial Hall -  UNB Art Centre Our rivers, oceans and streams are being polluted with the plastic that we use and discard. Every week a news story features seabirds, turtles and other creatures washed ashore tangled up in plastic, their bellies filled with plastic litter. This is...

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Economics professor re-examining technological advancements

Angie Deveau

Posted: April 9, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A UNBF economics professor has made it his mission to re-examine the concept of globalization by considering the evolution of recent technological advancements and how they relate to modern day business practices. Gone are the times that individuals need to leave their homes to buy even the most basic of goods and services. With a click of a button, people can get groceries delivered,...

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Notice of Late Opening UNBF Office of the Registrar

Jo-ann Mihan

Posted: April 9, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Office of the Registrar on the Fredericton campus will open at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 11 to permit all staff to attend a full staff meeting. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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High school students compete in annual neuroscience competition

Angie Deveau

Posted: April 9, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick’s department of psychology in Fredericton recently hosted the annual Regional Brain Bee competition. The competition, which tests participants’ understanding of neuroscience, is open to high school students from New Brunswick and surrounding areas. Similar to a spelling bee, the Regional Brain Bee competition tests students’ knowledge by way of...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Wild Rose

Tony Merzetti

Posted: April 9, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Monday Night Film Series will present the film, Wild Rose on Monday, April 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. A musician from Glasgow dreams of becoming a Nashville star, while also grappling with the responsibilities of being recently released from prison and a young mother of two children. Rotten tomatoes score of 92 per cent. Rose-Lynn Harlan (TIFF 2017 Rising Star Jessie Buckley,...

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Mourning the passing of student Kourtney Creamer

Communications

Posted: April 8, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of student Kourtney Creamer. Kourtney was known, and loved, by many. As an advocate for mental health reforms, she was a founding member of Creating Conversations, a program intended to start discussions as well as generate awareness and acceptance. She was a kind and generous person who inspired others to stand up for what they...

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Mourning the passing of faculty member Carolyn Bassett

Communications Office

Posted: April 8, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


It is with great sadness that I write to inform you of the passing of faculty member Dr. Carolyn Bassett, an associate professor in the department of political science on our Fredericton campus. Carolyn died on April 2 following a battle with cancer. She was 54. Carolyn joined the UNB community in 2008, having taught previously at York University’s Atkinson College. In addition to her...

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Nisuhsane Program: Connecting With Indigenous Students New to UNB

Matthew MacLean

Posted: April 8, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Upper-year students (both indigenous and non-indigenous), with an interest in developing reciprocal and meaningful connections with Indigenous students new to UNB, are invited to participate in a new program starting in the fall of 2019. Program Description The Nisuhsane (a Wolastoqey word meaning “let us walk together in respect and harmony”) program connects new to UNB Indigenous...

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CETL Hosts Faculty Appreciation Day Drop-in (Reading Day)

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: April 8, 2019 10:40:00 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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UNBF Physics Department Seminar with Mark Moldwin (University of Michigan)

Penny Davenport

Posted: April 8, 2019 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


he next UNBF Physics Department Seminar will take place on Thursday, April 11, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Mark Moldwin, University of Michigan, will present, "What is the worst that can happen? The potential impacts from a Carrington-class geomagnetic storm on society." “Can a major geomagnetic storm cause a major economic depression and severely...

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SUBTOWNE Ballroom Blitz: April 8 - 10

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: April 8, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The SUBTOWNE Ballroom Blitz will be taking place in the SUB Ballroom for three days only!  On April 8 and 9: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., and on April 10: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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Reminder: New cybersecurity feature coming to your UNB email April 8

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 5, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Starting Monday, April 8, you’ll see a new warning message on all emails you receive from outside of UNB (ie: sent from external email services like Gmail). This new security feature will make it easier for you to identify phishing attempts and other malicious emails targeting UNB. What does the warning message say? Caution: This email comes from outside of UNB. Do not open any links or...

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Be careful with your information

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 5, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


ITS would like to remind everyone of the importance of keeping your UNB accounts and personal information secure. Account credentials can become compromised with a simple click on a phishing link leading to unauthorized access to your UNB account and information. Here are some helpful tips for good password habits: Never recycle old passwords or use the same password for different...

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Reminder WebTimeEntry Cutoff Date April 19, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: April 5, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Easter holiday weekend, it is necessary for Payroll Services to change the WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for employee submission of hours and supervisor approval for the pay of April 19, 2019. Employee WebTimeEntry Cut-Off - Employees using WebTimeEntry timesheets must have all hours entered, electronically signed and submitted to their supervisor for approval by midnight,...

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Spring Convocation Ceremony

Communications Office

Posted: April 5, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All members of faculty and staff are invited to participate in the academic procession at the 2019 Spring Convocation Ceremony on Friday, May 31 at 2 p.m. in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre.  Please RSVP by Friday, May 3.   - You are welcome to don academic dress, and take part in the academic procession, which will assemble at 1:15 p.m. outside Ganong Hall (weather permitting)...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: April 5, 2019 10:30:00 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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Interested in becoming a volunteer Exercise Leader for Older Adults (age 50+ years)?

Anna Petrie

Posted: April 5, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Zoomers on the Go is a free, peer-led exercise program that is being delivered in Fredericton this spring, and will be offered again in September. We are recruiting for individuals who can volunteer their time to lead a 12-week exercise program in Fredericton, Harvey, Stanley, Nackawic, Millville, Oromoncto, Gagetown, or St. Stephen. These are group exercise classes with about 20-25...

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Mourning the passing of retired UNB electrician Malcolm Cammack

Communications Office

Posted: April 4, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired UNB electrician Malcolm (Mack) Cammack, who passed away on March 31 in Fredericton, NB. He was 76. Originally from Bath, NB, Mack was a graduate of the Maritime Forest Ranger School in Fredericton (’66). He worked as an electrician at UNB’s Fredericton campus until his retirement in 1998. Prior to his position...

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Announcing Encaenia Valedictorians 2019

Sara Rothman

Posted: April 4, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Congratulations to the following students who have been selected as the valedictorians for the 109th Encaenia, to take place on the Fredericton Campus on May 29 and 30, 2019: Ceremony A – Seshu Iyengar Ceremony B – Kristian D’Amore Ceremony C – Alison Balcom Ceremony D – Emily Weston The selection committee wishes to acknowledge that there was a particularly...

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2019 Proudly UNB Awards

Communications Office

Posted: April 4, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 2019 Proudly UNB Awards is being held this evening, April 5, at the Delta Brunswick in Saint John. The award recipients are: Dr. Eddy and the late Diane Campbell, Fredericton, NB - Alumni Award of Honour Robert Fowler (BSc’91) - Alumni Award of Distinction  Carl Fraser (BBA’74) - Alumni Award of Distinction Francis McHugh (BPE’61, Bed’72) - Alumni Award of...

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Biology Seminar Series with Rossella Calvaruso

Jenn Meade

Posted: April 4, 2019 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join the Biology Seminar Series for its last seminar of the academic year on Friday, April 5 at 3 p.m. in Bailey Hall, 146. PhD candidate Rossella Calvaruso will present, “Cytometric and molecular methods to identify the rare glaucophyte algae.” All are welcome. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jenn Meade Email Address: Jenn.Meade@unb.ca

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UNB Astronomy Night

Penny Davenport

Posted: April 4, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Astronomy Night will be held on Friday, April 5, from 9 - 10 p.m., at Queen Square Park. Join us for a tour of the night sky (weather permitting). Some of the things we'll be observing through our portable telescopes are the Orion Nebula, the Andromeda Galaxy, and the Pleiades open star cluster. We'll also show you how to spot some of the season's best known constellations as we do some...

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Early Modern Maritime Recipes Project Launch

Susan Oliver

Posted: April 4, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join UNB Libraries for the launch of the Early Modern Maritime Recipes project on Thursday, April 11 at 3:30 p.m. in the Milham Room (Room #100) of the Harriet Irving Library. Led by Dr. Edith Snook (UNB) and Dr. Lyn Bennett (Dalhousie), and developed in partnership with UNB Libraries, Early Modern Maritime Recipes is a database that collects recipes circulating before 1800 in...

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2nd Annual Creative Connections Conference at UNB

Beth A. Wallace

Posted: April 4, 2019 10:17:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton will host the 2nd Annual Creative Connections Conference 2019 from October 24 - 26, 2019. To submit a proposal, please visit this website. Also, visit the online delegate registration site. The Atlantic Centre for Creativity (ACC) promotes interdisciplinary research and programing in the areas of imagination, creativity and innovation. To provide a means for sharing research,...

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Looking for Volunteers - 2019 Canada Wide Science Fair

Annette Wetmore

Posted: April 3, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB will once again host the Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF) on the Fredericton campus from May 11 - 18. This event is the premier youth STEM competition in Canada and will see over 1,000 people on our campus for a week. Some of the projects that are displayed by the youth finalists are of a level that would match some of the Masters and PhD work on campus - it is truly an...

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Election of a Faculty Member-at-Large to Saint John Senate

Elizabeth Flemming

Posted: April 3, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The deadline for voting in the election of a Faculty Member-at-large to Saint John Senate was Monday, 2 April 2019. I am pleased to announce the following faculty member has been elected for a three year term, beginning 1 July 2019:            Rebecca McKay, Department of Mathematics & Statistics. Thank you to the candidates, nominators, and...

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FA/CPR and FA Refresher Training

Kim Perry

Posted: April 3, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Environmental Health and Safety Office is hosting a ‘Workplace Standard First Aid/CPR" two-day training course for UNB employees from May 27-28 and May 29-30, certifying them in First Aid/CPR for a three-year period, providing they attend the annual one-day refresher. There will also be a FA Refresher on May 31 for those who have received their FA/CPR certification in the...

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An Evening of Art and Cheer

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: April 3, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Tickets are still available for An Evening of Art and Cheer – a live paint off and craft tasting to support UNBF’s MBA Community Leadership Award, which is happening on Saturday, April 6 in the SUB Ballroom. Here are some definitions to help you decide whether you should go:   A “live paint off” – where artists create paintings on the spot in front of a...

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New cybersecurity feature coming to your UNB email on April 8

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 2, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Starting Monday, April 8, you’ll see a new warning message on all emails you receive from outside of UNB (ie: sent from external email services like Gmail). This new security feature will make it easier for you to identify phishing attempts and other malicious emails targeting UNB. What does the warning message say? Caution: This email comes from outside of UNB. Do not open any links or...

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5th Annual UNB Engineering Design Symposium – Tomorrow

UNB Communications

Posted: April 2, 2019 10:35:00 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, is taking place Thursday, April 4.  Hundreds of student projects from each department will be presented at this year’s event. Look out for an innovative new approach to marine lifejackets that could save more lives, a bridge...

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Nursing Research Day: Making Nursing Research Accessible

Elizabeth Fry-Rahmanian

Posted: April 2, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 24th annual Nursing Research Day: Making Nursing Research Accessible will be held Friday, May 24, 2019. This event will provide an opportunity for Healthcare Providers, Educators, Policy Makers, and community members to learn about the innovative research undertaken by students and faculty at the University of New Brunswick. Keynote Speaker - Lois Berry: "Nursing Research in a Fake...

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Vote for Ali Ghorbani to receive one of Canada’s Top 25 Immigrant Awards

Tina Madore

Posted: April 2, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Ghorbani has been shortlisted to receive one of RBC’s Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards for 2019! Canadian Immigrant Magazine officially opened the online voting stage, so please vote now! The deadline is May 16, 2019. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Tina Madore Email Address: Tina.Madore@unb.ca

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UNBF Physics Department Seminar

Penny Davenport

Posted: April 2, 2019 10:22:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next UNBF Physics Department Seminar will take place on Thursday, April 4, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Mustafa Saeed, UNBF Physics, will discuss 'Cosmological Perturbation Theory in a Matter-Time Gauge.' “In this talk we will examine cosmological perturbations in a Hamiltonian framework with a matter-time gauge. Einstein's field equations will be written...

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UNB English Language Programme Employment Opportunities

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: April 2, 2019 10:21:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The UNB English Language Programme (ELP) is accepting applications for employment for its Spring (May 21 - June 20) and Summer (July 9 - August 8) sessions. We are looking for energetic, positive and flexible individuals to work with learners who come to us from around the world to study English as a second/other language. If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding experience, ...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Woman at War

Tony Merzetti

Posted: April 2, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Monday Night Film Series will present the film, Woman at War on Monday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall 102. Halla, a woman in her forties, declares war on the local aluminum industry to prevent it from disfiguring her country. She risks all she has to protect the highlands of Iceland-but the situation could change with the unexpected arrival of a small orphan in her life. As a...

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

MyUNB News

Posted: April 1, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Poet Jenna Lyn Albert will read from Bec and Call on Tuesday, 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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Poet Jenna Lyn Albert to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series

MyUNB News

Posted: April 1, 2019 10:30:00 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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KIN Research Day and Career Cafe 2019

Leslie Harquail

Posted: April 1, 2019 10:29:00 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., in the Kinesiology building. This year's theme, Leading the Future Through Collaborative Research, will feature Dr. David Scott, presenting "Making Collaborative Research a Positive Experience." This student-organized, conference style event will showcase the research...

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

Jessica Mann

Posted: April 1, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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ISAO April Lunch and Learn

Jason MacFarlane

Posted: April 1, 2019 10:24:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join International Student Advisors Office staff, advisors Hillary Nguyen and Jason MacFarlane, for the monthly Lunch & Learn on Thursday, April 4, from 12 - 1 p.m., in in the Student Union Building, 103. This month they will be reviewing some of the most frequently covered subjects at ISAO (and how to address them if asked), including Medicare for international students, rent...

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2019 Central Heating Plant Shutdown Date Change

Tom Gilmore

Posted: April 1, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to operational requirements of the Fredericton campus, the 2019 Shutdown has been postponed one week to begin June 9, 2019. This shall serve as reminder that the 2019 Central Heating Plant Shutdown shall begin at 00:01 hours June 9,  continuing through to 24:00 hours on June 13.  Steam will be restored to the DECRH within 24 hours of shutdown.  Steam will be restored to all...

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Exam Prep Sessions

Janice Gange

Posted: April 1, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students are encouraged to drop by the Harriet Irving Library (Milham Room) for exam study prep and support from a learning strategist.  Thirty-minute sessions will be offered on a sign up basis.  Dates and times: Tuesday, April 2 (5:30 - 8:30 pm) Sunday, April 7  (5:30 - 8:30 pm) Monday, April 15 (5:30 - 8:30 pm) Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Math Learning Centre Hiring

Caroline Purdy

Posted: April 1, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Math Learning Centre is looking for qualified students to tutor in Math and/or Stats starting in September 2019, so if you are aware of students who would be interested, please let them know. Tutors must be able to tutor in at least five of the following courses: Math 0863, 1003, 1013, 1503, 1823, 1833, 2003, 2013, 2213, 2513, or Stats 2263, 2264, 2593.  Tutors are paid $16/hour and...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, The Favourite

Tony Merzetti

Posted: March 26, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Monday Night Film Series will present the film, The Favourite on Monday, April 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. In early 18th century England, England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) occupies the throne, and her close friend Lady Sarah (Rachel Weisz) governs the country in her stead while...

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