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Faculty of Education Lunch and Learn

Catherine Foster

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

Category: News and Notices


The Faculty of Education Lunch and Learn will be held on Thursday, July 4, from 12 - 1 p.m., in Marshall d'Avray Hall, room 331 A B. Meet our Summer Scholar, Dr. Jennifer Thompson. Lunch is provided. Dr. Jennifer Thompson, Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Anthropology, Durham University, UK Dr. Thompson’s research interests include participatory visual methodologies, research...

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UNB alumna wins prestigious international literary award

Angie Deveau

Posted: June 28, 2019 10:26:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A University of New Brunswick graduate has received the International Dublin Literary Award, the world’s largest literary prize awarded to a single novel. Emily Ruskovich, a UNB master of arts (’09) graduate, won the award for her debut novel, Idaho. The prize is worth €100,000 and has previously been awarded to such notable writers as Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk. Ms....

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: June 28, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise, obesity, and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-60, who have not been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and who are carrying extra body weight, to take part in the iFLEX Study. Participation in this study involves a six-week commitment; the first week will involve...

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Farewell message from Dr. Campbell

Communications Office

Posted: June 27, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Friends and colleagues, I write to you today for the last time as your President. This is a bittersweet moment for me. There is an element of sadness to leaving the place I’ve called home for the last decade and bidding farewell to people who have become far more than colleagues or friends. But I also feel pride in how much we’ve accomplished together, humbled by the talent and...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: June 27, 2019 10:35:00 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 deadline for...

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Canada Day & summer hours of operation at URec

Colin Bowley

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Please note that URec will be open from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Canada Day (July 1), however there will be no group fitness or fee-based programs scheduled. Classes and programs will resume on Tuesday, July 2.  URec members are also reminded that summer hours are in effect July 2-August 31: ​ Monday-Friday: 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: 8 a.m. - 6...

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Tribute to Dr. Eddy Campbell

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


I’m writing today to thank UNB’s 18th President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Eddy Campbell for his tremendous contributions to our university, communities and beyond during his 10-year tenure at UNB. This week marks his final week as our president and although he will no longer be located here in New Brunswick, he has grown to be and always will be Proudly UNB.  As chair of...

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Summer food service on Saint John campus

Cory Brown

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

Category: News and Notices


On Friday, June 28, Tim Hortons on the Saint John campus will close for the remainder of the summer. The Baird Dining Hall will open on July 2, from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m., on weekdays for the rest of the summer. Tim Hortons will return to operations when classes begin in the fall. Tim Hortons and Java Moose coffee, along with an assortment of breakfast items, will be available every morning at the...

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Upcoming Session for Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: June 26, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Student Union Building - Lobby Closure for Construction Upgrades

Cynthia Jenkins

Posted: June 26, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management, Fredericton Campus, wishes to advise that the lobby at the Student Union Building, on the Pacey Drive side, will be closed to allow for construction upgrades to the flooring.   The construction is scheduled to start with partial closures on Wednesday, July 3 to Friday, July 5, from 6 p.m. - 6:30 a.m.  Full day closures are scheduled for Saturday, July 6 and...

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Participants needed for exercise study (iMET Study) - UNB Kinesiology

Martine Nicole Girard

Posted: June 26, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise, obesity, and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-50, who have not been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and who are carrying extra body weight and/or who have pre-diabetes, to take part in The iMET Study. Participation in this study involves four visits: the initial visit...

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Reminder - Information sessions to help you travel cyber-safely this summer

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 25, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


ITS is hosting two information sessions this week for faculty and staff to learn how to protect privacy and property while travelling.  We hope you’ll plan to join us! Light refreshments will be served. Fredericton: Wednesday, June 26, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. in Tilley Hall, 223 Saint John: Thursday, June 27, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. in Hazen Hall, 232 Unable to...

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Writing Centre Support for Faculty

Jan Waldschutz

Posted: June 25, 2019 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Writing Centre provides one-on-one writing help to students in all disciplines at all stages of the writing process.  In addition to helping students with their writing assignments, we're also here to provide support to faculty.   As you prepare for the upcoming academic year, the Writing Centre can assist in a number of ways. We'd be happy to: Visit your class to...

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Early Closure of SUB Cafeteria - June 28

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

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

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the entire SUB Cafeteria will close at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 28. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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Closure of Student Union Building for Canada Day - July 1

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

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

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the entire Student Union Building will be closed on the Canada Day holiday, Monday, July 1st. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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IBME Director - candidate public presentation

Amanda Manuel

Posted: June 24, 2019 10:31:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty, staff and students are invited to the public presentation by candidate Dr. Jon Sensinger, UNB, for the director of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME). The presentation will take place on Friday, July 19, from 1 – 2 p.m., in (new location) Gillin Hall level C, Room 122, 540 Windsor Street.   The session will consist of a 20-30 minute presentation by the candidate...

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2019-2020 UNB Work-Study Program – Now Accepting Proposals

Jessica Bourque

Posted: June 24, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The UNB Work-Study Program is now accepting applications from individuals, faculties and departments looking to hire students for the 2019-2020 academic year.     This program plays an important role in the recruitment of students to UNB, as well as the retention and engagement of students who participate.  While working towards their educational goals, students who participate...

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Tell us how we’re doing – Campus Operations Survey Reminder

Andrew Corey

Posted: June 24, 2019 10:29:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As valued partners of the UNBF community, Facilities Management and Security & Traffic (Campus Operations) strive to deliver exceptional customer service and it needs your help to tell staff how they’re doing.   Below is a link to the annual Campus Operations Satisfaction Survey. The survey is completely anonymous and takes only six to 10 minutes to complete.  SURVEY LINK Please...

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Participants Needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes Study

Gillian L Staples

Posted: June 24, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you concerned about your glucose level or living with Type 2 diabetes? UNBF’s CELLAB in the Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants, age 19+, who have been diagnosed with prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes to take part in the Exercise with Diabetes study. Participation includes a free fitness assessment and a free seven month exercising program with an exercise...

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Share your thoughts: Strategic Planning Phase One Summary Report and White Paper Topics

UNB Strategic Planning

Posted: June 21, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As we conclude Phase One of the strategic planning process, we’re inviting the university community to provide feedback on the recommended white paper topics as presented in the Phase One summary report.  The report provides an overview of what we have heard from the community through our consultations to date. It concludes by identifying key themes that emerged during Phase One....

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Online procurement training sessions

Project FOCUS

Posted: June 21, 2019 10:40:00 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...

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Travel Policy revisions

Cindy M. Flann

Posted: June 21, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The President's Executive Team (PET) recently approved revisions to the Travel Policy which are effective immediately. Financial Services tracks potential areas of concern in the wording of the policy based on discussions with employees, changes by external parties such as car rental agencies and airlines, and various scenarios presented over time. It has been several years since any...

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Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence announcement

UNB Communications

Posted: June 21, 2019 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Great things are happening in marine additive research! The Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence is holding a celebration of support for marine additive research on Tuesday, June 25, at 10 a.m.  The event will take place in the Kinesiology Building, Room 201.  All are welcome to attend. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: UNB...

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Bard in the Barracks in Odell Park, June 21-July 7

Len Falkenstein

Posted: June 21, 2019 10:33:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Bard in the Barracks, in cooperation with Theatre UNB, is set to begin its 14th year of staging the works of William Shakespeare outdoors in downtown Fredericton. For A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Odell Park, directed by Len Falkenstein, audiences will be transported to Hollywood of the 1950s as Shakespeare’s ever-popular tale of magic, mischievous fairies, and love lost and found...

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Treatment des Personnes de Poids Élevé dans le Nouveau-Brunswick

Julia Sheehan

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

Category: News and Notices


Avez-vous jamais été classé(e) dans la catégorie obèse (indice de masse corporelle > 30 kg/m2)? Considérez-vous le français comme votre langue natale? Les chercheurs de l’UNB voudraient parler avec vous de votre expérience des soins de santé dans l’ensemble du territoire du Nouveau-Brunswick. Nous cherchons des personnes...

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Meet 2019 APAC/CAPA Keynote Speaker Isabel Smith

Rachel Watters

Posted: June 20, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We are pleased to announce that Isabel Smith will be joining the Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference (#APAC2019CAPA) speaker list Isabel is a clinical-developmental psychologist and is active in many research areas, including the Preschool Autism Treatment Impact (PATI) study, designed to generate data to guide the delivery of effective, acceptable services to preschoolers with...

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: June 20, 2019 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise, obesity, and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s faculty of kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-60, who have not been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and who are or are not carrying extra body weight, to take part in the iFLEX Study. Participation in this study involves a six-week commitment; the first week will...

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There's still time to register for courses starting July 2

Rachel Watters

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

Category: News and Notices


You still have an opportunity to earn credit toward your degree this summer and complete a 3-credit hour course in just three or six weeks! You can find courses in Business, Computer Science, History, Media Arts & Culture, Philosophy, Psychology, Spanish, and more! Here’s a sampling of upcoming courses beginning July 2: ADM 2166 - Business Communications II ADM 2223 - Managerial...

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FA/CPR and FA Refresher Training

Kim Perry

Posted: June 19, 2019 10:32:00 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 on August 20-21 and August 22-23, 2019 certifying you in First Aid/CPR for a three-year period providing you attend the annual one-day refresher. There will also be a FA Refresher on August 19, 2019 for those who have received their FA/CPR certification in...

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Student Union Building - Lobby Closure for Construction Upgrades

Cynthia Jenkins

Posted: June 19, 2019 10:26:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management, Fredericton Campus, wishes to advise that the lobby at the Student Union Building, on the Pacey Drive side, will be closed to allow for construction upgrades to the flooring.   The construction is scheduled to start with partial closures on Wednesday, July 3 to Friday, July 5, from 6 p.m. -  6:30 a.m.  Full day closures are scheduled for Saturday, July 6...

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CIC-Student Presentations

Ali Corrigan

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

Category: Student Organizations


Please join Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity Student Presentations on Friday, June 21, from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m., at the NRC Institute for Information Technology, room 119. Category: Student Organizations Article Contact Information Contact: Ali Corrigan Email Address: Ali.Corrigan@unb.ca

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Shinerama Trivia!

Madison Dru Beairsto

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

Category: Student Organizations


This summer, Student Union's Shinerama has partnered with The Cellar to host trivia every Wednesday night! We will be testing your knowledge on UNB history, pop culture, geography, and so much more. Come to the SUB's rooftop patio above the atrium at 7 p.m. for a night of fun questions while looking over our beautiful city. There will be a BBQ with burgers, veggie burgers, hot dogs, freezies,...

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Participants Needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes Study

Gillian L Staples

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

Category: News and Notices


Are you concerned about your glucose level or living with Type 2 diabetes? UNBF’s CELLAB in the Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants, age 19+, who have been diagnosed with prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes to take part in the Exercise with Diabetes study. Participation includes a free fitness assessment and a free seven-month exercising program with an exercise...

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Participants needed for UNB iMET Study

Martine Nicole Girard

Posted: June 17, 2019 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise, obesity, and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-50, who have not been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and who are carrying extra body weight and/or who have pre-diabetes, to take part in The iMET Study. Participation in this study involves four visits: the initial visit...

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Traffic advisory: FHS Prom on Monday, June 17

Randy Mahoney

Posted: June 14, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Access on Pacey Drive from the intersection of MacAulay Lane to MacKay Drive will be closed to thru traffic on the evening of June 17 from 6 to 9 p.m. to facilitate the Fredericton High School Prom being held at the Student Union Building. Parking areas along sections of Pacey Drive will also be unavailable during the day of June 17. Access to the lower campus on MacAulay Lane can still be...

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Reminder: July 15 is the deadline to submit fall 2019 software requests

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 14, 2019 10:48:00 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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Learn how to keep your data and devices safe while travelling

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 14, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Travelling this summer? Looking for some best practices and tips on how to keep your devices and data safe? ITS is hosting two information sessions for faculty and staff to learn how to protect your privacy and property while travelling.  We hope you’ll plan to join us: • Fredericton: Wednesday, June 26, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. in Tilley Hall room 224 • Saint John:...

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Online course: History of Music

Yunjia Dai

Posted: June 14, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Register early! The History of Music online course starts on July 2. Begin with an examination of the stylistic background of music of the Baroque Period and follow the development of musical form and style through the late Baroque and Classical eras. Some attention will be given to the role of the musician in the context of the social history of the time. Category: News and...

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Online procurement training sessions

Project FOCUS

Posted: June 14, 2019 10:40:00 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...

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Traffic Advisory: FHS Prom on Monday, June 17

Randy Mahoney

Posted: June 13, 2019 10:52:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Access on Pacey Drive from the intersection of MacAulay Lane to MacKay Drive will be closed to thru traffic on the evening of June 17 from 6 to 9 p.m. to facilitate the Fredericton High School Prom being held at the Student Union Building. Parking areas along sections of Pacey Drive will also be unavailable during the day of June 17. Access to the lower campus on MacAulay Lane can still be...

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UNBSJ - fire hydrant flushing

Angie Robichaud

Posted: June 13, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised UNB Saint John campus will be performing routine fire hydrant flushing/painting on June 17, 2019.  You may experience a temporary discoloration of water which will dissipate. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.    Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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IT service interruption on Saturday, June 22, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 13, 2019 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Saturday, June 22, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (2 hours) ITS will be performing maintenance on UNB's campus firewall. As a result, access to the following services will be intermittently unavailable during this time. From on campus: CANARIE & ECN services Non-UNB websites and services (ex: Gmail, Facebook, etc.) D2L Brightspace UCard Services, including: UCard Online UCard Gift Deposits UCard...

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Tell us how we’re doing – Campus Operations Survey

Andrew Corey

Posted: June 13, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As valued partners of the UNBF community, Facilities Management and Security & Traffic (Campus Operations) strive to deliver exceptional customer service and it needs your help to tell staff how they’re doing.   Below is a link to the annual Campus Operations Satisfaction Survey. The survey is completely anonymous and takes only six to 10 minutes to complete.  SURVEY LINK Please...

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UNBF English Language Programme employment opportunities

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: June 13, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNBF English Language Programme (ELP) is accepting applications for classroom-focus employment for our Summer Session (July 9 - August 8). 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 contact us by...

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Crowdmark renewed

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: June 13, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


After a successful 2018-19 pilot, the UNB-wide license for Crowdmark has been renewed for the 2019-20 academic year. Crowdmark is an online collaborative grading platform, which greatly facilitates the marking and distribution of student work and allows for more effective and efficient feedback. If you encounter challenges with efficient grading, consistent grading among a team of graders,...

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CETL offering D2L sessions in July and August

Nancy Fitzpatrick

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

Category: News and Notices


CETL is hosting a variety of D2L (Brightspace) workshops in July and August ranging from a general overview of D2L upgrades, to more in-depth looks at specific tools. All sessions will be facilitated by Jeff Mundee, CETL Instructional Technology Specialist. The workshop titles, dates and times are listed below: The Fundamentals of D2L – Wednesday, July 10 (10 – 11:30 a.m.) *This...

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Participants needed for iMET exercise study

Martine Nicole Girard

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

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise, obesity, and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s faculty of kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-50, who have not been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and who are carrying extra body weight and/or who have pre-diabetes, to take part in the iMET Study. Participation in this study involves four visits: the initial visit...

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Participants needed: Treatment at higher weights in New Brunswick for older adults

Allie Turner

Posted: June 13, 2019 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Have you ever been labelled obese (Body Mass Index > 30 kg/m2)? Are you 65 years of age or over? UNB researchers want to learn from you about your experiences in healthcare and throughout New Brunswick. We are looking for people who speak and understand English. You will be interviewed twice every two to three months. You will meet the researcher at a public place of your choice and at a public...

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UNB is securing critical infrastructure through cyber innovation

UNB Communications

Posted: June 11, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On June 10, the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity announced a new partnership with the National Research Council of Canada.  The newly formed CIC-NRC Cybersecurity Collaboration Consortium (CNCCC) will lead to discoveries and advances in cybersecurity including publications, patents, and the commercialization of technology, as well as provide training opportunities for graduate...

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Participants needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes study

Gillian L Staples

Posted: June 11, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you concerned about your glucose level or living with Type 2 diabetes? UNBF’s CELLAB in the faculty of kinesiology is looking for participants, age 19 and older, who have been diagnosed with prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes to take part in the Exercise with Diabetes study. Participation includes a free fitness assessment and a free seven-month exercising program with an exercise...

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Free boat rentals for URec members

Colin Bowley

Posted: June 11, 2019 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec has partnered with Second Nature Outdoors this summer to provide members with free boat rentals from the Small Craft Aquatic Centre. Rentals are available Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on a first come, first served basis. Members must present their URec ID card at the time of rental. Visit our website or e-mail for more information. Category: Athletics Recreation and...

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CIC-Student Presentations

Ali Corrigan

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

Category: Student Organizations


Please join CIC for Student Presentations on Friday, June 14, from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m., at the NRC Institute for Information Technology, room 119. Category: Student Organizations Article Contact Information Contact: Ali Corrigan Email Address: Ali.Corrigan@unb.ca

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UNBSJ water shutdown

Angie Robichaud

Posted: June 10, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised in order to install new meters we will require shutting down the water in the following buildings; Hazen Hall on Tuesday, June 11, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Athletics Centre, Thomas J. Condon Student Centre, Annex A&B and the Student Health Centre on Wednesday, June 12, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article...

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Summer food service

Cory Brown

Posted: June 10, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On June 28, Tim Hortons on the Saint John campus will close for the rest of the summer. The Baird Dining Hall will open on July 2 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays for the rest of the summer. Tim Hortons will return to operations when classes begin in the fall. Tim Hortons and Java Moose coffee, along with an assortment of breakfast items, will be available every morning at the Baird Dining...

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Information Sessions: Keeping your data and devices safe while travelling

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 7, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Travelling this summer? Looking for some best practices and tips on how to keep your devices and data safe? ITS is hosting two information sessions for faculty and staff to learn how to protect your privacy and property while travelling.  We hope you’ll plan to join us: Fredericton: Wednesday, June 26 from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. in Tilley Hall, 224 Saint John: Thursday, June...

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Office of the Registrar - counter services

Rebecca Gray

Posted: June 7, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Office of the Registrar, Saint John, will have a delayed opening of counter services on the following days: June 12, 19, 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 and August 7. Counter services on the above noted days will be available between 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Rebecca Gray Email...

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Online procurement training sessions

Project FOCUS

Posted: June 7, 2019 10:40:00 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...

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Reminder: Retirement celebration for Peter Jacobs

Information Technology Services

Posted: June 7, 2019 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Information Technology Services (ITS) is hosting a retirement reception in honour of Peter Jacobs (Director of Research Support Services, ITS) on Thursday, June 13, from 2 – 4 p.m., in the ITS department located in Head Hall, D level.  All are welcome to join us as we congratulate Peter and share memories and stories from his time at UNB. Light refreshments will be...

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Faculty Training Resources for D2L Brightspace

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: June 7, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning is pleased to announce a new Faculty Training Resource page for D2L Brightspace is now available on the CETL website.  These videos and PDF materials have been updated to reflect the current version of our D2L Brightspace tools to better help instructors and faculty with their...

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Undergraduate Awards Office Closure

Mallory Dowling

Posted: June 7, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Undergraduate Awards Office will be closed on Wednesday, June 12 for meetings. If you wish to reach us during this time, you can email awards@unb.ca or leave a voicemail at 506-453-4894 and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Mallory Dowling Email Address: awards@unb.ca

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School of Graduate Studies Office Closure on June 13th in the afternoon

Jacqueline Seely

Posted: June 7, 2019 10:18:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The School of Graduate Studies Office will close on Thursday, June 13 at 2:30 p.m. (for the afternoon) in order for the staff to attend a workshop.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact gradschl@unb.ca.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jacqueline Seely Email Address: jseely@unb.ca

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Faculty Town Halls: An Update to the Online Student Opinion Survey (SOS)

Jessa Andrea Canaveral

Posted: June 6, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Senates Teaching Excellence and Policy Committee (TEP) is conducting Faculty Town Halls about the revisions to the Senates Student Opinion Survey and the online administration of the survey. This is your opportunity to learn about the new SOS and provide feedback on how to best support faculty in the transition to the online survey. Members of TEP will be conducting Town Halls on the...

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School of Graduate Studies - Associate Dean position appointments

Jacqueline Seely

Posted: June 6, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


It’s a tremendous pleasure to announce the appointment of Dr. Kevin Englehart and Dr. Sasha Mullally as Associate Deans in the School of Graduate Studies, effective July 1, 2019. Dr. Englehart is Professor of Engineering and former Director of the Institute for Biomedical Engineering and has been serving as Acting Associate Dean SGS this past year. Dr. Mullally is Professor of History and...

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2019 Central Heating Plant Shutdown Reminder

Tom Gilmore

Posted: June 6, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This is a reminder that the 2019 Central Heating Plant Shutdown, on the Fredericton campus, 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 other clients no later than 24:00 hours, June 13. The shutdown is necessary in order to carry out routine annual...

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#APAC2019CAPA early bird deadline is almost here!

Rachel Watters

Posted: June 5, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Time is running out for you to save with our early bird pricing for the Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference (#APAC2019CAPA). Register by June 30 and save $50! Your registration includes: Two days of access to experts in the area of Autism assessment, treatment, and support. Six keynote addresses providing insight to empirically supported research and best practices and strategies. Breakout...

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Retirement Reception for Trudy Abernethy

Trina Quinlan

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

Category: News and Notices


On Friday, June 7, Trudy Abernethy will retire from UNB after an exceptional 28-year career in the President’s Office.  Please join us in wishing her all the best in her next chapter. A drop-in reception will be held on Friday, June 7 in the Great Hall in Sir Howard Douglas Hall from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Trina...

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Office 365 and Poll Everywhere Workshops

Kris Doucet

Posted: June 4, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Information Services & Systems is offering training on some of the new Office 365 tools. Learn how to navigate the collaborative space of MS Teams, create an online booking calendar with Bookings, create and post training videos with Screen Cast O'Matic and Stream, create surveys with Forms and learn how to use the powerful engagement tool Poll Everywhere. Sessions are being held this...

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Phantom Pain Study

Wendy Hill

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

Category: News and Notices


Do you or does someone you know suffer from phantom pain from amputation of an arm or leg? Phantom pain is a debilitating condition that is common after amputation surgery and can be difficult to treat. The institute of Biomedical Engineering is currently recruiting amputee subjects for a study aimed at treating phantom pain using virtual reality. For more information about the study,...

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Participants needed for UNB iMET Study

Martine Nicole Girard

Posted: June 4, 2019 10:32:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise, obesity, and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-50, who have not been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and who are carrying extra body weight and/or who have pre-diabetes, to take part in The iMET Study. Participation in this study involves four visits: the initial visit...

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CIC-Student Presentations

Ali Corrigan

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

Category: Student Organizations


Please join CIC for Student Presentations on Friday, June 7, from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m., at the NRC Institute for Information Technology, room 119. Category: Student Organizations Article Contact Information Contact: Ali Corrigan Email Address: Ali.Corrigan@unb.ca

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

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

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise, obesity, and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-60, who have not been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and who are either healthy weight or carrying extra body weight, to take part in the iFLEX Study. Participation in this study involves a six-week commitment; the first...

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Notice of Late Opening Office of the Registrar UNBF

Jo-ann Mihan

Posted: June 4, 2019 10:27:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Office of the Registrar, on the Fredericton campus, will be opening at 9:45 a.m. on Thursday, June 6.  We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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Celebrating Magdalen Normandeau and her Contributions to CETL

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: June 4, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


At CETL, we have had the pleasure of working with Magdalen Normandeau in her two terms as Coordinator of the Teaching & Learning Services group. As she plans a return to her Physics teaching role, we are planning to host a celebration in honour of her six years at CETL. Join us at a reception on Wednesday, June 5 at 3 p.m. in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 249, where you can personally thank...

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UNBF Student Services closure on June 10

Sherrie Lynch

Posted: June 4, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the offices of Student Services, on the Fredericton campus, will be closed from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Monday, June 10, to permit all staff to attend a workshop.  We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Sherrie Lynch Email Address: slynch@unb.ca

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Do you know a student looking for a Fall elective? Interested in developing their leadership skills?

Josie Seely

Posted: June 4, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


They can accomplish both with UNB’s Renaissance College’s RCLP 3051 - Essential Skills in Leadership. This course explores the roles, responsibilities and challenges involved in effective leadership in both community organizations and workplace settings. Emphasis is placed on experiential learning activities designed to develop leadership skills, including effective communication,...

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Do you know a student looking for a Winter elective? Learning more about leadership?

Josie Seely

Posted: June 4, 2019 10:18:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


They can accomplish both with UNB’s Renaissance College’s RCLP 1001 – Leadership Foundations - Students are introduced to the philosophical and historical foundations of leadership theory and practice. Furthermore, they study theories and models of leadership. Finally, they explore their own, as well as others’, potential to contribute to leadership processes. The...

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New Classes Starting July 2

Rachel Watters

Posted: June 4, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Looking for something to do this summer? There’s still time to register for on-campus classes starting in July. Take a course on-campus or online! New classes begin July 2 and July 22. Complete a 3-credit hour course in as little as three weeks! Register anytime for Open Entry online courses and take up to six months to complete. Here is a sampling of courses starting in July: ADM 2223...

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General Ledger changes made to salary object codes

Project FOCUS

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

Category: News and Notices


As part of FOCUS Financials review and redesign of our General Ledger (GL), changes have been made to salary object codes.  These changes decrease the overall size of the GL and better reflect the intent and basic needs; as a result, there will be fewer object codes to remember.  The changes are listed below: Salary object codes 52110 Non Academic – Term and52120 Non...

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Student mental health support survey

Heather Campbell

Posted: June 3, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB has struck a Mental Health Steering Committee to identify the challenges, and opportunities, within the university in relation to our efforts to support student mental health.  The Steering Committee’s work will prepare for and provide a broad-scale, consultative review of our support for student mental health scheduled to begin this fall. Issues surrounding student mental...

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Fire Extinguisher Training

Kim Perry

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

Category: News and Notices


Fire Extinguisher Training, coordinated by the Environmental Health and Safety Office, is open to all members of the UNBF community the morning of June 25, 2019. 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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Tim Hortons Takeout Only - June 4, 5 and 6

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: June 3, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that Tim Hortons in the Student Union Building will be takeout only on June 4, 5 and 6.  Seating is available in the Blue Lounge. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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