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Opportunity to work in French on campus

Natalie Fournier

Posted: August 30, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Vous parlez bien français et vous aimeriez aider d’autres étudiants à l’apprendre? Vous voulez travailler en français sur le campus et gagner de l’argent? Nous recherchons des assistant.e.s d’enseignement pour le département de français.  L’offre s’adresse à des étudiants de premier cycle qui sont disponibles 6...

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Traffic advisory: Saturday, Aug. 31, Mackay Drive

UNB Communications

Posted: August 29, 2019 10:51:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Access on Mackay Drive in front of Joy Kidd Residence will be restricted the afternoon of Saturday, Aug. 31, from 3 to 3:30 p.m. to facilitate the student procession as it moves from the Mackay Promenade (grassy area downhill from the Student Union Building) to the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER for Commencement.  The procession will also be crossing Montgomery Street in front of McLeod...

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Reminder: New centralized services for print and branded merchandise

Print Services

Posted: August 29, 2019 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Need to order printed material or branded merchandise, such as business cards, posters or swag? Printed material: As of May 1, all quote requests, orders and payment processing for printed materials must be submitted through UNB Print Services; separate PO requests or personal reimbursements will not be approved or processed. To submit an order or request a quote: Visit the Print Services...

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Fall group fitness

Colin Bowley

Posted: August 29, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A new session of group fitness kicks off Tuesday, Sept. 3. New this fall URec will be offering Mat Blast Express (Mondays at 12:10 p.m.), TRX Bootcamp (Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.) and TRX HIIT (Fridays at 12:10 p.m.). All group fitness classes are free for students and base & combined members! No pre-registration is required. URec offers early morning, lunch time, and evening classes to fit...

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Public astronomy viewing night

Penny Davenport

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

Category: News and Notices


Everyone is welcome to a public astronomy viewing night! Join us to start off the new semester with a tour of the night sky. We'll be observing through our portable telescopes and show you how to spot some of the season's best known constellations as we do some naked-eye observing. Feel free to drop by anytime. (Weather permitting!)  DATE: Friday, Sept. 13, 2019  TIME: 9 -10...

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Cybersecurity advisory: phishing email claiming to come from UNB president

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 28, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A phishing email scam has recently targeted UNB, claiming to come from UNB President Paul Mazerolle with the subject line “professionl development oppourtunity” and asking you to review an attached document. Don’t get caught up in a phishing scam. Always check for these common signs of a phish before clicking any links or opening attachments in unexpected...

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Mourning the passing of retired librarian Everett Dunfield

Communications Office

Posted: August 28, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired librarian Everett Dunfield, who passed away on Aug. 16, 2019, in Fredericton. He was 88. After completing UNB’s bachelor of science program in 1968, Everett worked in the collections department at the Harriet Irving Library in Fredericton for one year (1968-69). Everett went on to complete a master’s degree in...

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UNBSJ: Sprinkler and fire alarm testing

Angie Robichaud

Posted: August 28, 2019 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised we will be conducting annual fire alarm and sprinkler inspections per the below schedule: Aug. 29, 2019: Philip Oland Hall, Dalhousie Medicine NB, Canada Games Stadium, Ganong Hall tunnel, Hazen Hall Annex, Sir James Dunn and Colin B. MacKay Residence Aug. 30, 2019: Hans W. Klohn Commons, (delayed opening at 9:30 a.m.), KC Irving Hall and Canadian Rivers Institute You may...

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Notice of late opening: Hans W. Klohn Commons

Jenny Palk

Posted: August 28, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Hans W. Klohn Commons on the Saint John campus will be opening at 12 noon on Friday, Aug. 30, due to sprinkler and fire alarm testing. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jenny Palk Email Address: jenny.palk@unb.ca

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: August 28, 2019 10:44:00 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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UNB participating in equity, diversity and inclusion pilot program

UNB Communications

Posted: August 28, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB has been selected as one of 17 universities across the country to participate in the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada's Dimensions: equity, diversity and inclusion Canada pilot program. The Dimensions: EDI pilot program aims to foster transformational change within the research community and the entire research landscape at Canadian post-secondary institutions...

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Fall pool schedule

Colin Bowley

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

Category: News and Notices


The fall schedule at the SMA Pool gets underway Tuesday, Sept. 3. Our popular Drop-in Week will be held Sept. 8-14. During Drop-in Week, try any adult lap swim, open rec and/or Deep Water Aqua Express for free! No membership required. Have a child at home who would be interested in swim lessons? Registration is now open for group and private lessons. Choose from a variety of swim levels to...

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Reminder: WebTimeEntry cutoff date Sept. 6, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: August 27, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Labour Day 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 Sept. 6, 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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Our newest students to be welcomed at Commencement

UNB Communications

Posted: August 27, 2019 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All members of the UNB Fredericton community are invited to Commencement on Saturday, Aug. 31, at 3:30 p.m. at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. This ceremony, along with Encaenia and Convocation, act as “bookends’ to the academic experience of our students.  This annual ceremony is our opportunity to officially welcome new students to our campus and celebrate their entry into...

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Domestic Recruitment Offices closed Aug. 29

Lisa Chouinard

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

Category: News and Notices


Please note: The Domestic Recruitment offices on both the Fredericton and Saint John campuses will be closed on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, to allow staff to attend training. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lisa Chouinard Email Address: lisa@unb.ca

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Nisuhsane Program: Connecting with Indigenous students new to UNB

Matthew MacLean

Posted: August 27, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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. The Nisuhsane (“let us walk together”) project connects new-to-UNB Indigenous students with upper-year students (both Indigenous and non-Indigenous)...

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2019 Fall Fire Drills

Kim Perry

Posted: August 27, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please announce the follow instructions to your undergraduate and graduate students at the beginning of classes: All occupants MUST evacuate the building immediately via the nearest exit when the fire alarm rings. Please familiarize yourself with In Case of Fire Procedures posted above all fire alarm pull boxes in hallways and with the Emergency Procedures Booklet posted on bulletin boards...

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Science Stores Closed

Ed Goodfellow

Posted: August 27, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised the Fredericton Chemistry Department Science Stores will close at 11:45 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 30, and will reopen on Tuesday, Sept. 3. There will be no service available for Friday afternoon. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Ed Goodfellow Email Address: egoodfel@unb.ca

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Pay administration updates

Human Resources & Organizational Development

Posted: August 26, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Summer 2019 has been a great one and we only wish it could continue, but fall is soon upon us. As you all know with September comes our many students who keep our campus alive and prosperous. With this, the workload will also increase; therefore, we would like to bring a couple of items to your attention: On our Human Resources and Organizational Development website we have the list of Payroll...

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Paving on Fredericton campus

Carol Anne Booker

Posted: August 26, 2019 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised there will be patch paving and catch basin repairs happening in various locations on the Fredericton campus from Aug. 27 - 30. This may cause some short delays in travel around campus. Flaggers will be directing traffic around the affected areas. For more information please contact FM Work Control at fm@unb.ca or 453-4889. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Reminder: WebTimeEntry cutoff date is Sept. 6, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

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

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Labour Day 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 Sept. 6, 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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KIN Kids Physical Literacy Active Play Program for ages 5-12

Greg Duquette

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

Category: News and Notices


KINKIDS is a Faculty of Kinesiology 10-week program designed to engage children in the pleasures and benefits of guided play and physical activity. Led by Kinesiology students, the program offers a variety of fun and interactive activities intended to develop physical literacy skills, while also having a positive impact on children’s active play behaviours. Join us on Mondays...

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Campus Operations offices closed afternoon of Sept. 10, 2019

Andrew Corey

Posted: August 26, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that Campus Operations, on the Fredericton campus, will be closed Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 1 - 4 p.m., so staff can attend a departmental meeting. This includes all Facilities Management and Security & Traffic offices. If your matter is of an urgent nature, please contact Security & Traffic at 453-4830 as this number will be staffed. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Partial road closure on Mackay Drive by Currie Center

Cynthia Jenkins

Posted: August 23, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management, Fredericton campus, wishes to advise that there will be a partial road closure on Mackay Drive starting on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, until approximately Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, weather permitting. The partial road closure is necessary to allow for sidewalk upgrades near the Mackay Drive entrance of the Currie Center.  If you have any questions please contact...

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You're invited: Smart grid funding announcement

UNB Communications

Posted: August 23, 2019 10:49:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All are invited to attend the announcement of a major smart grid research initiative on Tuesday, Aug. 27, at 12 noon in the SUB Ballroom, UNB Fredericton. Kindly RSVP to talktous@unb.ca.   We hope to see you there! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: UNB Communications Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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Reminder: WebTimeEntry cutoff Sept. 6, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: August 23, 2019 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Labour Day 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 Sept. 6, 2019. Employee WebTimeEntry Cut-Off - Employees using WebTimeEntry timesheets must have all hours entered, electronically signed and submitted to their supervisor for approval by midnight, Thursday,...

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AED and EPI Pen familiarization sessions

David Gillespie

Posted: August 23, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You may have noticed an increased number of AED and Epinephrine Injectors (EPI) mounted throughout the Saint John campus. Due to the generous support of the Risk Management Office, we have purchased two new AED and seven EPI cabinets. Locations: HWK Commons ground floor – one AED & one EPI GH Ground Floor – one AED by room 1 & one EPI by Quad entrance HH Ground Floor – one EPI...

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Acadians of the St. John River Speaker Series Keynote Lecture by Christopher Hodson

Chantal Richard

Posted: August 23, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The expulsion of Acadians to international destinations from the Falkland Islands to the Caribbean will be the focus of historian Christopher Hodson's keynote presentation in the Acadians of the St. John River speaker series.  This free event takes place at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 28, at Government House, 51 Woodstock Rd. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome to attend. The...

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Creative Connections 2019: Early bird rate until Aug. 31

Beth A. Wallace

Posted: August 23, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The second Creative Connections Annual Conference Oct. 24-26, 2019, at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton. The central goal of the Atlantic Centre for Creativity and the Creative Connections Conference is to increase awareness, and enhance creative practices across disciplines including: sciences, the arts, business, entrepreneurship and education. It will be interdisciplinary and...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: August 23, 2019 10:40:00 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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UNB Libraries - Delayed opening on Sept. 3

Susan Oliver

Posted: August 23, 2019 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, UNBF Libraries (HIL, Science & Forestry, Engineering & Computer Science, and South Gym) will open at 10 a.m. in order for all staff to attend a session to prepare for the start of the new academic year.  The Law Library will not be affected. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Department of Mathematics and Statistics closed Aug. 23

Cindy Thomas

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

Category: News and Notices


The Department of Mathematics and Statistics on the Fredericton campus will be closed on Aug. 23, 2019. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Cindy Thomas Email Address: cthomas@unb.ca

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Try a progressive program this fall

Colin Bowley

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

Category: News and Notices


Registration is now open for URec's fall fee-based programs. Our fee-based programs are designed to develop personal fitness and skills in a progressive group instruction format. We offer a variety of programs that cover a wide range of disciplines and populations. Programs are filling up fast for fall! Here's a small sample of upcoming programs with spaces still...

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ESET update for UNB-owned Windows computers starting Aug. 26

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 21, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Starting Monday, Aug. 26, ITS will be updating all UNB-owned Windows computers with the latest version of ESET, UNB’s endpoint security software. What this means to you Note: this update impacts UNB-owned Windows computers only. If you have a Mac, you won’t be affected. This update will be pushed out automatically by ITS with no action required by you.  As your computer is...

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Deadline to submit abstracts to 2019 Patients' Den extended to Aug. 23

Krystal Binns

Posted: August 21, 2019 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The NB Network in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) and the Maritime SPOR Support Unit (MSSU) invite you to join them on Thursday, Oct. 3, for the second annual Patients’ Den, where a panel of patient advisors will help set research priorities in New Brunswick. The panel will be granting two open-call prizes of $5,000 each, and...

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International Recruitment Centre annual training

Leslie Oickle

Posted: August 21, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please note the International Recruitment Centre office will be closed from Aug. 21 - 23, 2019, for their annual training. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Leslie Oickle Email Address: Leslie.Oickle@unb.ca

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Participants needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes Study

Gillian L Staples

Posted: August 21, 2019 10:44:00 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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Demo Days at URec

Colin Bowley

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

Category: News and Notices


Interested in trying the Pilates Reformer machine? Now is your chance!  On Sept. 5 & 7, we will be offering free 25 minute classes on board the Pilates Reformer machine as part of Demo Days. These smooth and comfortable Pilates Reformer machines allow you to strengthen your body, challenge your core and improve your flexibility through added resistance (springs). Class...

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Free furniture provided by faculty of law

David Anderson

Posted: August 21, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The faculty of law has some excess furniture we are giving away, mainly tables and desks. Photos provided by request. Please email david.anderson@unb.ca if interested. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: David Anderson Email Address: David.Anderson@unb.ca

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Pizza with Paul

Judith Currie

Posted: August 20, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., come out and enjoy a slice of pizza and get to know our new president, Dr. Paul Mazerolle, in the Baird Dining Hall of the Thomas J. Condon Student Centre. All members of the UNB community are welcome. See you there! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Judith Currie Email Address: Judith.Currie@unb.ca

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UNBSJ - temporary water shutdown on Aug. 23

Angie Robichaud

Posted: August 20, 2019 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that on Friday, Aug. 23, between 8 a.m. and noon, you may experience a temporary water shutdown in the following buildings: Philip Oland Hall, Hazen Hall, Sir James Dunn Residence and Athletic Centre. The water outage should not last longer than an hour in each building. This is required for routine maintenance and we apologize for any inconvenience. Category: News and...

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College of Extended Learning closing afternoon of Aug. 23

Ann Smith

Posted: August 20, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The College of Extended Learning will be closing at noon on Friday, Aug. 23, to allow staff to attend a College function. The College will reopen on Monday, Aug. 26, at regular office hours. We apologize for any inconvenience. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Ann Smith Email Address: asmith@unb.ca

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Domestic Student Recruitment offices closed for training

Lisa Chouinard

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

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Domestic Student Recruitment offices on both the Saint John and Fredericton campuses will be closed for Recruitment Training Sessions from Aug. 26 until Aug. 30, 2019. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lisa Chouinard Email Address: lisa@unb.ca

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Volunteers needed for information kiosk prograk

Gillian McLean

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

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in volunteering on campus? Do you enjoy meeting new people? If you answered yes to these questions, then apply to be an information kiosk volunteer today! Student, faculty and staff volunteers are needed in early September 2019 (Sept. 4, 5, 6, 9) to welcome our newest students and help them find their way around campus. Volunteers are given all of the instructions and...

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: August 20, 2019 10:38:00 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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Register today for Understanding the Adult Learner, an online term-based course

Rachel Watters

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

Category: News and Notices


There's still time to register for Understanding the Adult Learner (ED 3024). This course explores the characteristics of adult learners in different education settings and teaches you how to identify learning processes and conditions and how they influence adult learning. Starts Sept. 4, 2019. Register now! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Rachel...

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Pizza with Paul

Judith Currie

Posted: August 19, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Tuesday, Aug. 20, from noon - 1 p.m., come out and enjoy a slice of pizza and get to know our new president, Dr. Paul Mazerolle.  All members of the UNB community are invited to join us in the Ballroom of the Student Union Building for this special event. We look forward to seeing you! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Judith Currie Email Address:...

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ESET pop-up message on UNB-owned Mac computers on August 21

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, Aug. 21, ITS will be making behind-the-scene changes to ESET (UNB’s endpoint security software) for UNB-owned Mac computers. As a result, if you have a UNB-owned Mac, you may be prompted with a pop-up that says ‘ESET is not optimized for your Mac and needs to be updated’. Please click ‘OK’. If you have any questions, please contact the IT Service Desk...

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Student Dependent Registration for UNB Health and Dental plans

Human Resources & Organizational Development

Posted: August 19, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Student dependents, between 19 and 24 years of age, are eligible for coverage under the UNB Health and Dental plans. Registration for overage student dependents remains the same in that you must notify UNB Human Resources by completing a “Group Supplementary Health and/or Dental Plan Overage Dependent Registration” form each year before August 31, 2019. The form is located on the...

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Faculty of Kinesiology Thesis Oral Examination - Master of Science in Kinesiology - Brandon Richards

Leslie Harquail

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

Category: News and Notices


The Thesis titled, "Motor Unit Recruitment Patterns in Traditional Strength Loading and Peak Average Power Loading Protocols," will be defended by Brandon Richards on Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 1:30 p.m. in the Kinesiology Building,  214.  All are welcome. ABSTRACT Peak average power (PAP) loading demonstrates similar strength responses when compared to traditional strength (TS) loading...

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Mourning the passing of retired staff member Faye Watson

Communications Office

Posted: August 16, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired staff member Faye Watson, who passed away on August 10, 2019 in Fredericton, NB. She was 68. Originally from Minto, NB, Faye began working as an administrative assistant at UNB Fredericton’s faculty of forestry in November of 1970. She retired in August of 2007 after almost 37 years of service. Many of Faye’s...

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UNB Saint John 2019/20 Parking Permits

David Gillespie

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John parking permits are available for purchase starting Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. For the updated lists of prices and options, please visit this website.  There are three options for purchasing your permit: Option 1 (Most Efficient) Faculty and staff can purchase their permit via payroll deduction within their “e-services/personal/purchase UNB parking permit”. Here...

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Help us Design Guided Breathing Tools for the Office-of-the-Future!

Aaron William Tabor

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

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in boosting your ability to think critically, make sound decisions, and be creative? Are you interested in combatting the effects of chronic stress? Help us design guided breathing tools for the office-of-the-future and participate in exercises that have been shown to increase cognitive performance and physiological resilience to stress! If you play an office or...

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Deadline for the UNB Teaching Innovation Award- September 30

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: August 15, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This award was established in 2015 and recognizes up to two UNB educators each year for their innovative approaches that promote student-centred teaching and learning. Award recipients receive a $500 award and official university recognition. Eligibility The Teaching Innovation Award is open to all full-time and contract academic employees at UNB currently employed at UNB. The individual must...

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CETL Media Lab - Closing Early August 16

Nancy Fitzpatrick

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

Category: News and Notices


Please note the CETL Media Lab (Room 234, Marshall d'Avray Hall) will be closing at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 16 for a departmental event.  The lab will resume normal hours on Monday, Aug. 19. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Nancy Fitzpatrick Email Address: nef@unb.ca

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UNB Fredericton 2019-2020 Parking Permits

Desmond Dupuis

Posted: August 14, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Parking passes will be available for purchase starting on August 21st. Staff/Faculty passes can be purchased online using your U-card or through payroll deduction. They may also be purchased in person at the Security Office located at 767 Kings College Road. UNBF Student parking passes (including residence student passes) are to be ordered online and must be picked up at Financial Services...

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Pizza with Paul

Judith Currie

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

Category: News and Notices


On August 20th and 21st, all members of the UNB community are invited to enjoy a slice of pizza and get to know our new President, Dr. Paul Mazerolle. This special event will be held in Fredericton on Tuesday, Aug. 20, from 12 - 1 p.m., in the Student Union Building Ballroom, and in Saint John on Wednesday, Aug. 21,  from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., in the Baird Dining Hall, Thomas J. Condon...

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Join us at Homecoming

Natalie Montgomery

Posted: August 13, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In six weeks, hundreds of alumni and friends of UNB, will return to the Fredericton campus for Homecoming, taking place September 26 to 29.  Faculty and staff are invited to join in the fun. This year’s highlights include: -- Research Showcase: Learn about the latest innovation and research happening at UNB. UNBelievable researchers will give insight into their work and how it is...

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You're invited: UNB announces Canada Research Chairs

UNB Communications

Posted: August 13, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Everyone is invited to join us on Wednesday, Aug. 14, to recognize three Canada Research Chairs. Two new Tier 2 Chairs and one Tier 1 Chair renewal will be announced by Dr. David MaGee, UNB's vice-president of research. The event will take place at 10 a.m. on Wednesday in the Kinesiology Building, Room 201, UNB Fredericton. We hope you can join us! Category: News and...

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Special Public Plenary Lecture: “Of Mice and Mammoths: What the Fossil Record Tells Us About Extinction, Survival, and Resilience”

Stephen Heard

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

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Jacquelyn Gill (University of Maine) will present the Public Plenary Lecture for the UNB-sponsored Joint Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution and the Entomological Society of Canada.  She will present "Of Mice and Mammoths: What the Fossil Record Tells Us About Extinction, Survival, and Resilience” on Monday, Aug. 19, from 7 - 8 p.m., at the...

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Presentation and Networking with Dr. Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant

Krystal Binns

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

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant, Executive Director of the CIHR SPOR Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) National Coordinating Office (NCO) and Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, McGill University, will be visiting UNB Saint John on Thursday, Aug. 15 at 2 p.m. in K.C. Irving Hall, 107. Her presentation, ‘Addressing the Evidence Gaps in Primary...

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Reminder - deadline to submit proposals for the 2019 Patients' Den is August 16

Krystal Binns

Posted: August 13, 2019 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The NB Network in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) and the Maritime SPOR Support Unit (MSSU) invite you to join them on Thursday, Oct. 3 for the second annual Patients’ Den, where a panel of patient advisors will help set research priorities in New Brunswick. The panel will be granting two open-call prizes of $5,000 each, and...

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UNB Syllabus Template

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: August 13, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty and instructors, looking ahead to the fall 2019 term?  A UNB course syllabus template is available for your convenience, if you find it useful (second-to-last last item on the right-side menu): http://www.unb.ca/fredericton/cetl/tls/resources/index.html.  It has up-to-date information about UNB academic policies and various academic services available to students. Use what...

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Payroll Services - Office Closure

Joanne Hodgson

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

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Payroll Office on the Fredericton campus will be closed the morning of August 14th for staff training.  It will reopen at 1 p.m.  We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. If you wish to reach us, please email payroll@unb.ca or leave a voice mail at 506-453-4632 and we will respond when we reopen.   Category: News and Notices Article...

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Undergraduate Admissions Office Closed for Training

Shelley Perry

Posted: August 13, 2019 10:24:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please note that the Fredericton Undergraduate Admissions Office (both domestic and international) will be closed for training on the following dates during the month of August:  August 15, 21 and 27.   Should you require assistance, please email admissions@unb.ca and someone will respond to your request as soon as possible. Thank you. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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New Brunswick Summer Music Festival Main Concert Series Returns

Indigo Rain Poirier

Posted: August 13, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The New Brunswick Summer Music Festival presents its Main Concert Series from Wednesday, Aug. 14  through Saturday, August 17; concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. The Thursday concert will be preceded by the book launch of a new biography about New Brunswick-based composer Eldon Rathburn at 6:45 p.m., and Friday's concert will be preceded by an artist talk at 6:45 p.m. For more information...

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Participants Needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes Study

Gillian L Staples

Posted: August 13, 2019 10:19:00 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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Vesey Bulbs Fall Fundraiser Reminder

Ann Smith

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

Category: News and Notices


The CEL Wellness Committee is participating in the Vesey Bulbs fundraising program to raise money for various wellness activities being planned for the upcoming year.  In addition to the fabulous Vesey bulbs and seeds, our fall campaign includes - Swarovski jewellry, health and beauty, home décor and holiday wrap - all at affordable prices. Full...

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UNB researchers receive federal funding

UNB Communications

Posted: August 12, 2019 10:54:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Martin Sénéchal, an associate professor in kinesiology, and Dr. Yang Qu, an assistant professor in chemistry and chemical engineering and UNB’s Cannabis Health Research Chair, are receiving funding totalling $200,000 from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) for their cutting-edge studies. Dr. Sénéchal will lead a...

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2019 Water Main Flushing

Hugh Schneider

Posted: August 12, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management, on the Fredericton campus, wishes to advise that the 2019 water main flushing program will take place from Monday, Aug. 12 to Wednesday, Aug. 14.  This work is necessary to ensure a high quality of drinking water on campus. UNBF users may notice discoloured water from their taps during these times.  The effect is temporary and should clear up quickly.   If...

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Pizza with Paul

Judith Currie

Posted: August 9, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On August 20th and 21st, all members of the UNB community are invited to enjoy a slice of pizza and get to know our new President, Dr. Paul Mazerolle. This special event will be held in Fredericton on Tuesday, Aug. 20, from noon - 1 p.m., in the Student Union Building Ballroom, and in Saint John on Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., in the Baird Dining Hall, Thomas J. Condon Student...

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Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program Training Session

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: August 9, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples will be holding a full-day training session on Friday, Aug. 23, from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., at the UNB Saint John campus. If you are interested in attending this session, or require further information, please contact us at allyprogram@unb.ca  Space is limited, but there will be additional sessions...

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Deadline to submit proposals for the 2019 Patients' Den is August 16

Krystal Binns

Posted: August 9, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The NB Network in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) and the Maritime SPOR Support Unit (MSSU) invite you to join them on Thursday, Oct. 3 for the second annual Patients’ Den, where a panel of patient advisors will help set research priorities in New Brunswick. The panel will be granting two open-call prizes of $5,000 each, and...

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New telephone services coming to UNB - campus town halls

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 9, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This year, UNB’s current VoIP telephone services are being replaced with new VoIP technology that fully integrates with Microsoft Teams (UNB’s group chat software).   Campus town halls ITS invites all faculty and staff to join us to learn more about the new telephone services and how they will be rolled out across campus.  Fredericton: Wednesday, Aug. 14 from 2:30...

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Reminder - New wireless certificate for eduroam on August 14

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 9, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 6 a.m., ITS will be updating the wireless certificate for UNB’s wireless (Wi-Fi) network, eduroam. Following the update, you may need to accept the new certificate to connect to eduroam at UNB or other eduroam institutions (where can I eduroam?). Depending on your device, you may also need to forget the eduroam network and reconnect. To do this: Select eduroam in...

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Office of the Vice President Research and the Office of Research Services - afternoon closure

Vice-President (Research)

Posted: August 9, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, Aug. 14, the Office of the Vice President Research and the Office of Research Services will be closing at 12 p.m. for the afternoon so that all staff may attend a staff function. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. Office of Research Services ors@unb.ca, 453-4674 Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Vice-President...

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Tibbits Hall Grand Re-Opening

Judith Currie

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

Category: News and Notices


The Grand Re-Opening of Tibbits Hall will take place on Friday, Aug. 16, from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. In 1889, Mary K. Tibbits became the first woman to graduate from the University of New Brunswick. Now, 130 years later, we invite you to join UNB’s Student Services for the exciting grand re-opening of the residence building named after this incredible individual. Join us for building...

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AED & EpiPen Familiarization Sessions on Saint John campus

David Gillespie

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

Category: News and Notices


You may have noticed an increased number of AED and Epinephrine Injectors (EPI) mounted throughout the Saint John campus.  Due to the generous support of the Risk Management Office, we have purchased two new AED and seven EPI cabinets. Locations: HWK Commons ground floor – one AED & one EPI GH Ground Floor – one AED by room 1 & one EPI by Quad entrance HH Ground Floor –...

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D2L Brightspace Unavailable from Midnight Saturday Aug 17th to Noon Sunday Aug 18th

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: August 8, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Starting at midnight on Saturday, Aug. 17th, Desire2Learn will be unavailable to all users while the server undergoes maintenance to improve stability, security, and speed. Service will be restored by noon the following day. No other changes to D2L will occur at that time, so upon completion, service will resume normally. If you have any questions, please email d2l@unb.ca. Category: News and...

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Participatory visual research at UNB to address social change

Angie Deveau

Posted: August 8, 2019 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Casey Burkholder, an assistant professor in the faculty of education at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, is currently working on two unique research projects that seek to address the inclusion and exclusion of queer, trans and non-binary people within schools, social studies classrooms and curricula, in particular. Working with both youth and pre-service teachers, Dr....

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Studying women and LGBTQ politics at UNB Saint John

Angie Deveau

Posted: August 8, 2019 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A professor from UNB Saint John is making a difference in the lives of women and members of the LGBTQ community who hope to take on leadership positions. Dr. Joanna Everitt, a political scientist and research methodologist from the faculty of arts at UNB in Saint John, is focusing her research on identity and the role it plays in terms of political engagement. As a methodologist, Dr. Everitt...

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Presentation/Networking with Dr. Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant

Krystal Binns

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

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant, Executive Director of the CIHR SPOR Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) National Coordinating Office (NCO) and Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, McGill University, will be visiting UNB Saint John on Thursday, Aug. 15 at 2 p.m. in K.C. Irving Hall, 107. Her presentation, ‘Addressing the Evidence Gaps in Primary...

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UNB Saint John 2019-20 Parking Permits

David Gillespie

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

Category: News and Notices


Your 2019-20 UNB Saint John Parking Permit will be available for purchase starting Wednesday, Aug. 21. For the updated lists of prices and options, please visit the UNBSJ Security website. There are three different options for purchasing your permit: Option 1 (Most Efficient) Faculty and Staff can purchase their permit via payroll deduction within their “e-services/personal/Purchase UNB...

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

Jessica Bourque

Posted: August 8, 2019 10:19:00 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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Participants needed for UNBF iFLEX Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: August 8, 2019 10:16:00 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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Canada Games Aquatic Centre *New* Corporate Membership Offer

Drew MacLeod

Posted: August 8, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John faculty and staff can take advantage of a new corporate membership offer at the Canada Games Aquatic Centre. Corporate Members receive 10 per cent off CGAC's new Family Inclusive Membership until Monday, Sept. 9.  Visit CGAC's Front Desk or call (506) 658-4715 to register. Perks: Includes memberships and swimming lessons for the whole family Advanced registration for...

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Provide your input on the UNB Identity and Access Management policy

Erik Denis

Posted: August 7, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


ITS is seeking input from faculty, staff and students on UNB’s draft identity and access management (IdAM) policy.  IdAM refers to the set of business policies, processes and supporting infrastructure for managing how we create, maintain and use IT accounts at UNB. It enables us to: Secure access to resources; Efficiently manage this access; Respond faster to changing relationships;...

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New wireless certificate for eduroam (UNB Wi-Fi) on August 14

IT Service Desk

Posted: August 6, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 6 a.m., ITS will be updating the wireless certificate for UNB’s wireless (Wi-Fi) network, eduroam. Following the update, you may need to accept the new certificate to connect to eduroam at UNB or other eduroam institutions (where can I eduroam?). Depending on your device, you may also need to forget the eduroam network and reconnect. To do this: Select eduroam in...

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Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program Training Sessions

Daniel A. Nagel

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

Category: News and Notices


The Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples will be holding two full-day training sessions: Wednesday, August 21, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., at UNB Fredericton campus Friday, August 23, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., at UNB Saint John campus If you are interested in attending either of these sessions, or require further information, please contact us at Ally...

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UGSW Collective Agreement Workshops for Graduate Directors, Secretaries and Faculty

Erin Fyfe

Posted: August 6, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Human Resources & Organizational Development and the Union of Graduate Student Workers (representing graduate student employees working as graduate student research assistants (GSRAs) and teaching assistants (GSTAs)) are hosting a Joint Workshop to discuss the UGSW Collective Agreement and the various requirements and obligations of Faculty members, Directors of Graduate Studies and...

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New telephone services coming to UNB - campus town halls

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


This year, UNB’s current VoIP telephone services are being replaced with new VoIP technology that fully integrates with Microsoft Teams (UNB’s group chat software).   Campus town halls ITS invites all faculty and staff to join us to learn more about the new telephone services and how they will be rolled out across campus.  Fredericton: Wednesday, Aug. 14 from 2:30...

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

Anita Connolly

Posted: August 2, 2019 10:26:00 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...

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Carleton Hall Construction Advisory

Cynthia Jenkins

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

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Facilities Management wishes to advise that the east and west entrances of Carleton Hall will have limited access due to construction.   The construction is expected to be ongoing from Friday, Aug. 2 to Tuesday, Aug. 27 inclusive.  Please note signage should be in place, however caution is advised. Parking will be affected on the east side of the building for portions of this...

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Student Dependent Registration for UNB Health and Dental plans

Human Resources & Organizational Development

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

Category: News and Notices


Student dependents between 19 and 24 years of age are eligible for coverage under the UNB Health and Dental plans. Registration for overage student dependents remains the same in that you must notify UNB Human Resources by completing a “Group Supplementary Health and/or Dental Plan Overage Dependent Registration” form each year before August 31, 2019. The form is located on the UNB...

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

Anita Connolly

Posted: August 1, 2019 10:35:00 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...

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Off-site Construction Research Centre to welcome new OSCO Research Chair

UNB Communications

Posted: August 1, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Great things are happening in off-site construction research! The Off-site Construction Research Centre is holding a celebration on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 10 a.m. to welcome Dr. Zhen Lei as the OSCO Research Chair in Off-site Construction   The event will take place in the Kinesiology Building, 201.  All are welcome to attend. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Participants Needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes Study

Gillian L Staples

Posted: August 1, 2019 10:25:00 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 7 month exercising program with an exercise...

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Still time to register for the URec four-week Outdoor Training Program

Colin Bowley

Posted: August 1, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Take your workout outside this summer - join URec's team of certified personal trainers for a fun and challenging four-week program! Registration is now open. From August 6 - 29, the URec team will host a four-week training session consisting of circuit style programming that incorporates body weight movements and accessories such as ladders, cones and free weights, all on the front lawn of The...

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UNBF Student Accessibility Centre will be closed on August 2

Jody Gorham

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

Category: News and Notices


The UNBF Student Accessibility Centre will be closed on Friday, Aug. 2 and will reopen on Tuesday, Aug. 6.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jody Gorham Email Address: jgorham1@unb.ca

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