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Nels Anderson Lecture 2019

Tracy McDonald

Posted: September 30, 2019 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Myrna Dawson will be presenting the Nels Anderson Lecture at the MMFC Conference on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Wu Centre Auditorium. Her talk is titled: Preventing Domestic Violence: It’s about more than changing individuals, it’s about changing our communities and society. This event is free and is open to the public. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Lorenzo Reading with David Moscrop

Andrea Kikuchi

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

Category: News and Notices


Political theorist David Moscrop will read from Too Dumb for Democracy?: Why We Make Bad Political Decisions and How We Can Make Better Ones on Wednesday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Brexit. Trump. Ford Nation. In this timely book, David Moscrop asks why we make irrational political decisions and whether our Stone Age brains can process democracy in the information...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John

Monique Cassidy

Posted: September 30, 2019 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of QUEST-SJ will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 8, from 3 - 4:30 p.m., in the Hans W. Klohn Building, BMO (G16). This session will feature: Hot Topic: Engaging Patients in Qualitative Research: Engaging patients as partners rather than subjects is ever increasing in qualitative research. Lauren Cook, a Clinical Research Assistant with the Maritime SPOR SUPPORT Unit (MSSU), will...

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Varsity Soccer Final Home Games

Natasha Kelly

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The Seawolves are wrapping up the home game regular season with a couple of great matches at the Canada Games Stadium! On Saturday, Oct. 5, they host DAC with the women kicking off at 2 p.m. and the men at 4 p.m. On Sunday, Oct. 6, they host HC with the women kicking off at 12 p.m. and men at 2 p.m., and after the game we will be doing grad presentations to our senior players! Admission is...

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Final Defence for Mr. Aaron Turner

Sylvia Demerson

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

Category: News and Notices


Mr. Aaron Turner will present his final defence for the MScE degree on Monday, Oct. 21 at 1 p.m. in the ADI Studio of Head Hall. His thesis title is "The Dissolution Rate Constant of Magnetite in Water at 140 °C and A pH25°C of 9.2.” Abstract Corrosion of carbon steel components is a major problem in the power generation industry and has been proved to be reliant on the...

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Farewell Party for Rice Fuller, Director of Counselling Services

Tanya Jones

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

Category: News and Notices


You are invited to a Farewell Party honoring Rice Fuller (past Director of Counselling Services in Fredericton) on Thursday, Oct. 3, from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. at the Alumni Memorial Lounge. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address: tjones@unb.ca

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How is climate change impacting development?

Jana Giles

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

Category: Student Organizations


Join us on Monday, Oct. 7 to celebrate UNB Sustainability Week! Engineers Without Borders will be hosting a community discussion on the impacts of climate change on local and internatinoal development. All people from all backgrounds are welcome to attend. Whether you are an expert or a curious community member, this will be an engaging event for all! What innovative advancements in engineering...

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UNB's Fall Convocation Ceremonies

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick will hold its Fall Convocation ceremonies on October 17 (Fredericton) and October 18 (Saint John).  UNB Fredericton will hold its 65th Convocation at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, while UNB Saint John will hold its 37th Fall Convocation at the Imperial Theatre. Both ceremonies will begin at 4:30 p.m. UNB Fredericton All faculty and staff interested in...

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Reminder: Orange Shirt Day on September 30

UNB Communications

Posted: September 27, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


To mark Orange Shirt Day, all are invited to attend a gathering on Monday, Sept. 30 at 12:30 p.m. at the Harriet Irving Library, 109. The event will include prayer, smudging, and a ceremony to commemorate survivors of Indian residential schools, as well as those who didn't survive. All members of the UNB community are encouraged to wear orange shirts or have a piece of orange cloth pinned...

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Japanese Film Festival

Michiko Nishijima

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

Category: News and Notices


The Department of Culture and Media Studies, in collaboration with the Consulate General of Japan in Montreal, is hosting the screening of two Japanese films on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 6:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. The first film is "Thermae Romae" at 6:30 pm, and the second film is "Japanese Girls Never Die" at 8:30 pm. Both films are the original Japanese version with English subtitles....

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Welcome Wall installed at URec

Colin Bowley

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

Category: News and Notices


A Welcome Wall has recently been installed near the ground floor lobby entrance of The Richard. J. CURRIE CENTER. The wall displays “Welcome” and “Stay Healthy” in English, French, Mi’kmaq, Wolastoqiyik and also in 12 other languages from around the world. The languages chosen represent the top 12 countries of international students enrolled at UNB in 2018....

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Mourning the passing of student Andrew Pickard

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


Dear members of the UNB community, it is with deep sadness that I share news of the passing of Andrew Pickard, a student on our Fredericton campus. Andrew passed away on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019 at the age of 22. Please join me in offering sincerest condolences to Andrew’s family, friends, colleagues and peers. From Temperance Vale, NB, Andrew was a first-year transfer student in...

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Sisters Standing Together Campaign

Chelsea Cullins

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

Category: News and Notices


The Sisters Standing Together Campaign is an official collaborative between UNB – MWC’s Red Shawl Campaign (RSC) and the Wolastoqiyik Sisters in Spirit (WSIS), which is devoted to bringing awareness to the missing and murdered indigenous women, girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA in Canada. In previous years, these campaigns were organized as separate, but mutually supportive,...

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UNB Oktoberfest

Mary Duffley

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

Category: News and Notices


Celebrate UNB Oktoberfest with Alumni and Friends on Friday, Oct. 11, from 6 - 8 p.m., at the Market Square Atrium, Saint John. Just one month until our 4th annual UNB Oktoberfest! Come kick-off the long weekend with us at Market Square and celebrate in Oktoberfest style. Your ticket entitles you to an evening of local beer and cider drink tastings, plus live entertainment by Frank James and a...

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Launch of Ten Thousand Coffees

Anita Connolly

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB has recently partnered with a technology platform called Ten Thousand Coffees to introduce students to UNB alumni so they can meet for career conversations, in person or online. We know we’ve entered a new era in the world of work, where companies are focused on soft skills as well as new hires’ interest in continuous learning. The best way to improve those skills and...

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UNB Launching I-STEM Program

Dominic Blakely

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

Category: News and Notices


To maximize the University of New Brunswick’s (UNB) potential in commercializing new technologies, UNB’s Dr. J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management and Entrepreneurship (TME) is excited to be launching its first I-STEM cohort this coming October. I-STEM uses a Lean Startup training program to enhance the ability of researchers and graduate students to bring their...

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Deadline for the UNB Teaching Innovation Award - September 30

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: September 25, 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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Lorenzo Reading with David Moscrop

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: September 25, 2019 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Political theorist David Moscrop will read from Too Dumb for Democracy? on Wednesday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre.  Brexit. Trump. Ford Nation. In this timely book, David Moscrop asks why we make irrational political decisions and whether our Stone Age brains can process democracy in the information age. David Moscrop is a political theorist with an interest in...

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Dr. Arthur McDonald Nobel Laureate, Queens University will present the 2019 Priestman Lecture

Karen Palmer

Posted: September 25, 2019 10:33:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Arthur McDonald will present Understanding the Universe from Deep Underground at UNBF's science colloquium on Thursday, Oct. 3 at 3 p.m. in the Bailey Hall Auditorium. In addition, we are pleased to announce a public lecture in MacLaggan Hall Auditorium on Friday, Oct. 4 beginning at 7 p.m. where he will be presenting From the Tiniest Particles to the Farthest Reaches of The Universe. All...

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Wear orange for Orange Shirt Day on September 30

UNB Communications

Posted: September 25, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All members of the UNB community are encouraged to wear their orange shirts on Monday, Sept. 30 to mark Orange Shirt Day.  Orange Shirt Day is a day of reflection that grew out of Phyllis' story. Phyllis, then aged six, had her shiny new orange shirt taken away on her first day of school at the St. Joseph Mission residential school in British Columbia. Since 2013, it has since...

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Register Now for Round-table conversations

Strategic Planning Steering Committee

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

Category: News and Notices


Register now to engage in round-table conversations which will help us to shape a preferred future for UNB.  Members of the UNB community are invited to attend any of the four sessions we are hosting: Wednesday, Oct. 2, 9 -11:30 a.m., Student Union Building Ballroom (room 203), Fredericton Friday, Oct. 4, 2 - 4:30 p.m., Thomas J. Condon Student Centre Whitebone Lounge, Saint...

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8th Annual Dr. Ottilia Chareka Memorial Lecture in Education and Social Justice

Catherine Foster

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

Category: News and Notices


The UNBF Faculty of Education and the First Nations’ branch at the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development will present the 8th Annual Ottilia Chareka Memorial Lecture on Education and Social Justice with Professor James A. Banks, from the University of Washington in Seattle, on Thursday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 261.   At this free public lecture,...

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Celebration of Women Speaker Series featuring Cynthia Banks

Jenna Kennedy

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

Category: News and Notices


Join fellow alumnae and friends for the second instalment of the Celebration of Women Speaker Series, featuring international award-winning documentary producer Cynthia Banks for a film and discussion of the challenges of caring for family members with dementia. Cynthia steps inside the lives of four families as they navigate caring for family members with heartache and humour. Attend...

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Upcoming Sessions for Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program

Daniel A. Nagel

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

Category: News and Notices


The Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples is an innovative program that provides insight to Indigenous culture, historical background of colonization, and an understanding of what it means to be an ally. Developed in collaboration with Elders and Indigenous community members in New Brunswick, this program supports the mandate of UNB’s Truth and...

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MusicUNB Concert - Impressionism: Then and Now

Yunjia Dai

Posted: September 24, 2019 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A MusicUNB Concert, Impressionism: Then and Now, will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Our resident musician, Nadia Francavilla, does double duty in this concert by playing the violin and viola. She is joined by Sibylle Marquardt (flute) and Paul Pulford (cello) to form the Argento Collective. From Debussy and Ravel all the way to Canadian composers Harry...

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UNB signs MOU with Siemens

Communications Office

Posted: September 24, 2019 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick (UNB) and Siemens Canada have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to enrich student experiences and ensure they’re job-ready when they graduate. Through the MOU, UNB becomes an official partner in Siemens Canada’s Dual Educational Program under the Siemens Canada Engineering & Technology Academy (SCETA).  UNB is the first university...

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Get involved in cybersecurity awareness month at UNB

IT Service Desk

Posted: September 24, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Cybersecurity Awareness Month is just around the corner! Join ITS in building a more cyber-safe UNB this October. Attend our weekly cybersecurity information sessions for a chance to win UNB swag!  Open to all faculty, staff and students. Fredericton campus: Every Tuesday in October at 2 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 307 Every Wednesday in October at noon in Carleton Hall, 106 Saint John...

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Quality Assurance Review of Renaissance College

Kimberly Macklin

Posted: September 24, 2019 10:32:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A program review for the Faculty of Renaissance College, initiated earlier this year, is now engaged in the external consultation phase of the Faculty's programs and operations.  Input from the faculty members, staff, and students is an important part of the assessment of the unit’s administration, scholarly and educational programs.   External consultants will visit campus...

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Psychology Colloquium with Dr. Randi Doyle

Jennifer Marie McWilliams

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

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Randi Doyle, from Minerva Schools at KGI, will be deliver a colloquium entitled, "The effect of gender stereotypes on emotional intelligence test performance." The event will take place on Friday, Oct. 4 at 3 p.m. in Keirstead Hall's Snodgrass Lounge (K105). All are welcome and encouraged to attend! Abstract: The studies presented investigate the effects of gender...

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UNB Biology Seminar Series presents Dr. Robert Turgeon (UNB alum, class of 1969)

UNB Biology Seminar Series

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

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Robert Turgeon, from Cornell University, will present a research seminar titled, "Plants have no heart. How do they transport food and developmental signals?" on Friday, Sept. 27 at 3 p.m. in the Department of Biology (Loring Bailey Hall, 146).  Dr. Turgeon is a UNB alum (class of 1969). All are welcome to attend. Coffee/tea and snacks are provided. Please contact for more information...

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UNB’s cyber lecture series features NYU professor

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


Organizers from the University of New Brunswick are holding a series of lectures to initiate a dialogue in the area of cyber operations that includes government agencies, the private sector and educational institutions within the province. UNB Fredericton’s faculty of law, the North American Society for Intelligence History, the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity, the Gregg Centre for...

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UNBF Launches first of four Art Hives!

Lori Quick

Posted: September 24, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF will launch its first Art Hive on Thursday, Sept. 26, from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m., in in the Art Zone Studio, Memorial Hall, 26. An Art Hive is a free community pop-up art studio that welcomes everyone as an artist! The idea on starting Art Hives at UNB emerged out of a collaboration between UNBF Counselling Services, the Art Zone and the Ntulsonawt Wellness Centre. “The idea was to...

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Register now for the Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference and save!

Rachel Watters

Posted: September 24, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Register for the Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference (#APAC2019CAPA) before September 30 to take advantage of current pricing. There is only one week left before the registration fee increases! 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...

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Lorenzo Reading with Craig Davidson

Andrea Kikuchi

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

Category: News and Notices


Author Craig Davidson will read from Saturday Night Ghost Club, a finalist for the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. In the book, when neurosurgeon Jake Baker operates, he knows he's handling more than a patient's delicate brain tissue--he's altering the seat of consciousness, the golden vault of memory. And memory, Jake...

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Pre-Retirement 1001: Your UNB Guide to Retirement

Human Resources

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

Category: News and Notices


Retirement can be both exciting and daunting so Human Resources wants to help you plan for your future.  Please join the Pre-Retirement 1001: Your UNB Guide to Retirement session on Tuesday, Dec. 3, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., in the J. Harper Kent Auditorium at the Wu Conference Centre (UNBF) or on Thursday, Dec. 5, from 1:30 - 5 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge, Thomas J. Condon Student Centre...

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Sisters Standing Together Campaign

Chelsea Cullins

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

Category: News and Notices


The Sisters Standing Together Campaign is an official collaborative between UNB – MWC’s Red Shawl Campaign (RSC) and the Wolastoqiyik Sisters in Spirit (WSIS), which is devoted to bringing awareness to the missing and murdered indigenous women, girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA in Canada. In previous years, these campaigns were organized as separate, but mutually supportive,...

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Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initatiative - Phase 3 Launch

Catherine Holtmann

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

Category: News and Notices


The Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative (CDHPI) is beginning Phase 3 of the research study. The official launch for Atlantic Canada will take place at the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research at UNB Fredericton on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 2 p.m.  The CDHPI is a knowledge hub for information to help inform promising practices in domestic homicide...

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Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference Call for Posters

Michael Palmer

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB's College of Extended Learning is hosting the Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference (APAC)/Conférences sur l'autisme des provinces de l'Atlantique (CAPA) this fall and is looking for poster submissions. If you have conducted behaviourally-based or empirical research on topics related to autism, join us November 7th and 8th to share your hard work and let everyone see the important work...

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UNB Fredericton's 65th Convocation Honour Guard members wanted

Judith Currie

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

Category: News and Notices


All faculty and staff interested in participating in UNB Fredericton's 65th Convocation Honour Guard are asked to email judith.currie@unb.ca. Members of the honour guard who requiring academic attire please reserve on or before Friday, Oct. 4, 2019.   Please note: faculty and staff will form the Honour Guard at 4 p.m. in the Long Hall (fourth floor) of The Richard J. CURRIE...

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Looking for Volunteers to help at UNBF's 65th Convocation and Installation of the President Ceremony

Judith Currie

Posted: September 23, 2019 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton's 65th Convocation Planning Committee is looking for volunteers to help at the graduation ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 17 at 4:30 p.m. Volunteer positions include greeters, program distributers and floaters.  If you are interested in helping, please contact Brianna Donovan at brianna.donovan@unb.ca or Judith Currie at judith.currie@unb.ca.   Category: News and...

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UNB research published in top marine ecology journal

Angie Deveau

Posted: September 23, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Researchers from University of New Brunswick’s Atlantic Laboratory for Avian Research (ALAR) find that seabirds have a lot to say about the state of oceans. Their research was recently published in Marine Ecology Progress Series, one of the world’s most important marine journals. The article, which was written in collaboration with researchers from the Seabird Restoration...

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UNBF Physics Seminar

Penny Davenport

Posted: September 23, 2019 10:22:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Bin Jian, NRC, will present "The NRC-FCs2 atomic fountain clock: primary frequency standard of Canada" on Thursday, Sept. 26, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204. “The definition of SI second is based on the transition frequency of the hyperfine ground states of 133Cs and is realized by primary frequency standards. The next generation of NRC’s primary...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award Application open

Victoria Sparkes

Posted: September 23, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you know students who live by the motto "Not for Ourselves Alone," encourage them to apply for a Sir Howard Douglas Award. Students involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, who are in Year 3 or higher of an undergraduate degree program and have achieved Dean’s List status in the previous year, they could be one of the 2020 Sir Howard Douglas Scholars!  Part-time...

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Varsity Soccer hosts STU (SJ)

Natasha Kelly

Posted: September 23, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Your Seawolves are training hard and will be firing on all cylinders on Saturday, Sept. 28 as they host STU. We want to see you there! Women's kick off is at 2 p.m. and men's is at 4 p.m. at the Canada Games Stadium. Admission is $5 for adults and students enter for free! For full competition schedule, results and statistics, visit http://https://www.acaa.ca/landing/index  Category:...

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UNB and STU students for fossil fuel divestment

Susan O'Donnell

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

Category: News and Notices


During our Voices for the Environment Week, the UNB RAVEN project and its research partner, the NB Media Co-op, invite you to the Tuesday, Sept. 24 discussion with the UNB and STU students leading the Orange Square campaigns for fossil fuel divestment at each of the universities. University divestment campaigns are happening globally. The RAVEN project is supporting the student-led Orange...

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Former President Eddy Campbell to be Honoured on September 27

Susan Montague

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

Category: News and Notices


Former UNB president Eddy Campbell will be honoured at the unveiling of his official portrait on Friday, Sept. 27, from 5 - 6 p.m., in the Memorial Hall Auditorium.  The University community is invited to join Chancellor Allison McCain, Board of Governors Chair Larry Hachey and other special guests in celebrating Dr. Campbell's contributions at this special tribute ceremony.  The...

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Lorenzo Reading with Emily Davidson

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: September 20, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Writer Emily Davidson, from Saint John, NB, will read from Lift on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. at the BMO Theatre, Saint John Theatre Company. The debut collection of New Brunswick poet Emily Davidson, Lift is an examination of how to be alive without being adrift. Loosely narrative, the collection spans two Canadian coasts, its speaker a transplant from Atlantic to...

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UNB Cyber Security Lecture Series

Sarah-Jane Corke

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

Category: News and Notices


Over the course of this semester, UNB will host the UNB Cyber Security Lecture Series featuring four speakers. The first three speakers and the times and dates of their appearance are: Dr. Nasim Memon, Vice Dean for Academics and Student Affairs and a Professor of Computer Science at New York University will be giving a talk titled, "Seeing is Believing: Media Integrity in a Post Truth World,"...

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Increase Student Engagement with Poll Everywhere

Nancy Fitzpatrick

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

Category: News and Notices


Join us for this session with facilitator Emily Clark, CETL Instructional Designer (Educational Technology), on Tuesday, Oct. 22, from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m., in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 249. Increase interactivity and engagement in your classes with Poll Everywhere, UNB's Student Response System. Instructors ask questions in the classroom and students respond using their mobile devices (phones,...

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Quality Assurance Review of Renaissance College

Kimberly Macklin

Posted: September 20, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A Quality Assurance Review for the Faculty of Renaissance College, initiated earlier this year, is now engaged in the external consultation phase of the Faculty's programs and operations.  Input from the faculty members, staff, and students is an important part of the assessment of the unit’s administration, scholarly and educational programs.   External consultants will...

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Wu Conference Centre - Looking for used filing cabinets

Annette Wetmore

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

Category: News and Notices


The Wu Conference Centre is looking for used filing cabinets for its downstairs storage area to assist in organizing event supplies. If have old filing cabinets that you no longer need or are in the process or replacing filing cabinets, please contact Annette Wetmore (awetmore@unb.ca or 453-4950).   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Annette Wetmore Email...

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Lorenzo Reading with David Moscrop

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: September 19, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Political theorist David Moscrop will read from Too Dumb for Democracy? on Wednesday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre.  Brexit. Trump. Ford Nation. In this timely book, David Moscrop asks why we make irrational political decisions and whether our Stone Age brains can process democracy in the information age. David Moscrop is a political theorist with an interest in...

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Search for Director - Teaching & Learning Services, CETL

Kathy Wilson

Posted: September 19, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty, staff and students are invited to the public presentations by two candidates for the Director of Teaching and Learning Services, within the Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning. Presentations will take place at the following dates and times. The sessions will consist of a 20-30 minute presentation by the candidate on his/her vision of teaching and learning at UNB and the role of...

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Do you know any students that would make good tutors?

Sara Rothman

Posted: September 19, 2019 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton's Tutor Inventory is coordinated by Student Services and connects students with faculty-endorsed tutors. We are currently recruiting tutors to add to the inventory and we need your help. Please encourage all students that you believe would make excellent tutors to apply. Having a robust inventory is an important tool in supporting student success. Tutor applications are accepted...

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2019 Patients' Den - Register now

Krystal Binns

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

Category: News and Notices


The NB Network in Primary and Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) and the Maritime SPOR Support Unit (MSSU) invites you to join them on Thursday, Oct. 3 for the second annual Patients’ Den in Moncton, where patient advisors will help set research priorities in New Brunswick. Styled similarly to the popular television series, Dragons' Den, the panel will be...

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CETL Offering D2L (Brightspace) Training Sessions (September - November)

Nancy Fitzpatrick

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

Category: News and Notices


CETL is hosting a variety of D2L (Brightspace) workshops in September and November, ranging from a general overview of D2L upgrades, to more in-depth looks at specific tools.  All sessions will be held in Room 249 of Marshall d'Avray Hall and facilitated by Jeff Mundee, CETL Instructional Technology Specialist. The workshop titles, dates and times are listed below: D2L Fundamentals...

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UNB Saint John Ganong Hall High Pressure Air Shutdown

Angie Robichaud

Posted: September 19, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised there will be a Ganong Hall high pressure air shutdown on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 8:30 a.m.  This scheduled shutdown will require the full day for the new air compressor to be installed.  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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Triplets receive UNB entrance scholarships

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


As the dust settles after a busy and exciting University of New Brunswick orientation week, the Wiley triplets are adapting to their new lives on the Fredericton campus. While Isabel, Justin and Elizabeth Wiley are triplets, they each have very separate interests. Isabel is entering the bachelor of science program, with an interest in biology; Justin is a bachelor of business administration...

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Friday Night LIT

Ian Letourneau

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

Category: News and Notices


Word Feast: Fredericton's Literary Festival will present Friday Night LIT on Friday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of Memorial Hall. The evening will feature a reading by Shannon Webb-Campbell (current UNB PhD student) and the 3rd annual Word Feast Lecture — "Writing in a Dangerous Time" delivered by our festival headliner Carrianne Leung! After the lecture, both authors will sit...

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Varsity Soccer hosts CU (SJ)

Natasha Kelly

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


You're invite to cheer on your Seawolves as they look to get the best of CU on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at the Canada Games Stadium. Women's kick off is at 6 p.m. and men's is at 8 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and students enter for free! For full competition schedule, results and statistics, visit http://https://www.acaa.ca/landing/index   Category: Athletics Recreation and...

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Parkinson Canada SUPERWALK - Volunteers Needed

Caitlin Doyle

Posted: September 19, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec, in partnership with the Parkinson Support Group of Fredericton, will be hosting the 4th annual SuperWalk to raise funds for Parkinson Canada. This year the walk will take place on Sunday, Sept. 22, from 2 - 4 p.m., at the Lady Beaverbrook Gym. The event will be held in the gym with the walk taking place on the beautiful Fredericton trails. We are looking for a few more volunteers to help...

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UNB Oktoberfest

Mary Duffley

Posted: September 18, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Celebrate UNB Oktoberfest with Alumni and Friends on Friday, Oct. 11, from 6 - 8 p.m., at the Market Square Atrium, Saint John. Just one month until our 4th annual UNB Oktoberfest! Come kick-off the long weekend with us at Market Square and celebrate in Oktoberfest style. Your ticket entitles you to an evening of local beer and cider drink tastings, plus live entertainment by Frank James and a...

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In University Affairs, Dr. Emin Civi talks about a memorable moment in his teaching career

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


University Affairs recently covered Memorable Moments In One’s Teaching Career. Seven of this year’s 3M National Teaching Fellows recount impromptu situations with their students that led them to reflect deeply on what they do. One of these is our very own Emin Civi.  Read the story.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Email...

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Student Toolkit and Student Support Directory

Neil Cole

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

Category: News and Notices


There are two related resources to help you and your students find and access the resources available on campus, such as financial aid, student living, academic help, getting involved in campus, and so on -- there is so much available to our students! The Student Toolkit for Academic Advising - unb.ca/studentoolkit Student Support Directory The service landscape is vast, and it helps to...

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: September 18, 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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Enrich Your Life with a Leisure Learning Course

Alison Howells

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

Category: News and Notices


This Fall, try a Leisure Learning course – for the joy of being creative, learning a new skill and meeting new friends. Offered by UNB’s College of Extended Learning, these fun and educational courses offer something for everyone.  Choose from a series of short one-day workshops or longer classes in everything from creative writing and specialty art workshops to...

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Shirley MacLeod

Communications Office

Posted: September 17, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired faculty member Shirley MacLeod, who passed away on August 29, 2019 in Fredericton, NB. She was 91. Originally from Denmark, NS, Shirley was a dedicated registered nurse and midwife, who began working at what was then known as UNB Fredericton’s school of nursing in 1966. Prior to UNB, Shirley obtained her certificate...

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UNB’s cyber lecture series features NYU professor

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton will host a public lecture, featuring Dr. Nasir Memon, vice dean for academics and student affairs at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering, a professor in its department of computer science and engineering and the founder of its cybersecurity program—one of the first in the United States. This lecture, which is free and open to the public, will take place...

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Nels Anderson Lecture 2019

Tracy McDonald

Posted: September 17, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Myrna Dawson will be presenting the Department of Sociology's Nels Anderson Lecture at the MMFC Conference on Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Wu Centre Auditorium. Her talk is titled, "Preventing Domestic Violence: It’s about more than changing individuals, it’s about changing our communities and society."  The lecture is free and all are welcome to attend. Category:...

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The Tasting at UNB Homecoming

Jenna Kennedy

Posted: September 17, 2019 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You don't want to miss The Tasting on Saturday, Sept. 28 in the SUB Ballroom! Celebrate with fellow faculty, staff, students and alumni, and sample from a selection of local New Brunswick beer, cider, cocktails and wine, paired with fun street-style snacks. Ticket sales closing soon, register now Featuring: Off Grid Ales York County Cider  Picaroons Brewing Company Red Rover Craft...

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Learning Communities launches for the 2019 Fall term

Dave Decker

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

Category: News and Notices


The 2019 Fall term Learning Communities program, launched on September 16, has hired two returning leaders from 2018 and has six new Learning Communities Leaders.  This fall, the program will connect students in 26 courses across all three faculties, as they learn together in workshops designed to help students integrate both academically and socially to the UNB Saint John...

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Early Alert for Student Success - UNB Saint John

Dave Decker

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

Category: News and Notices


As we move toward the end of September, faculty are reminded about the Early Alert for Student Success (EASS) program, which works to help the campus support students who are potentially at-risk with respect to academic performance.  Faculty who teach first-year students are encouraged to assess early in their courses and to meet with students who may be at-risk.  "At-risk" may be...

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Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative (CDHPI) - Phase 3 Launch

Dr. Catherine Holtmann

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB's Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research is hosting the official launch of "phase 3" of the Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative (CDHPI) in Atlantic Canada on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 2 p.m.  The CDHPI is a national research project exploring the unique needs of Indigenous, immigrant and refugee, rural, remote and northern communities, and children who...

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Dr. Kimberley Davies on Quirks and Quarks

Communications Office

Posted: September 17, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Assistant professor Dr. Kimberley Davies was on CBC's Quirks and Quarks this past weekend discussing her research expedition tracking North Atlantic right whales.  Catch the full episode here [⏱42:30]. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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Shining a Light on New Brunswick Writers: Collecting and Preserving our Literary Heritage

Jocelyne Thompson

Posted: September 17, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Libraries will host an event on Friday, Sept. 20 as part of Word Feast, Fredericton's Literary Festival.   Entitled "Shining a Light on New Brunswick Writers: Collecting and Preserving our Literary Heritage," the event will take place from 4 - 5 p.m. in the lobby of the Harriet Irving Library.  Light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Jocelyne...

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UNBF Physics Seminar

Penny Davenport

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

Category: News and Notices


The UNBF Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, Sept. 19, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Shahla Ahmadi, UNBF Physics, will discuss, "Measurement of the velocity of fast flows inside small structures with Tagged MRI." “Velocity is one of the most important parameters to study in complex fluid flow systems. Information about velocity distributions...

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UNB Counselling Services - Office Closure

Tanya Jones

Posted: September 17, 2019 10:18:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF Counselling Services will be closed for the afternoon on Thursday, Sept. 19 for staff training.  If you need to talk to someone, please contact the CHIMO Helpline at 506-450-4357. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address: tjones@unb.ca

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UNBF Volunteer Fair

Gillian McLean

Posted: September 17, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Thinking about volunteering? Looking to boost your resume?  Want to add service hours before applying for educational programs or jobs? The UNBF Volunteer Fair, hosted by Student Services and the UNB Student Union, is your chance to connect with local non-profit organizations to learn more about part-time opportunities for service and career related experience. Look for a variety of...

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Strategic Planning Roundtable Conversations - Register Now!

Michelle McNeil

Posted: September 16, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB's Strategic Planning Steering Committee is seeking feedback from the UNB community to help it develop a series of position papers as we work toward a new strategic plan.  We have two documents posted on our website which may help community members to frame their feedback: Phase 1 Summary Report - previously released to the UNB community in June  Overviews of position paper topics...

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UNB-owned Windows 7 computers will be removed from the UNB network as of December 1

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


Do you have a UNB-owned Windows 7 computer? If so, please note that support for Windows 7 at UNB is ending on Dec. 1, 2019. You must have your computer updated to Windows 10 before this date to continue to access the UNB network.  For guidance on how to update your computer, please contact your departmental Level 1 or the IT Service Desk as soon as possible. Note: It’s important that...

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Ending Gender-Based Violence: Harnessing Research and Action for Social Change

Silke Brabander

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB's Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research is hosting a two-day conference at the Wu Centre on October 9th and 10th.  Themes will include Intimate Partner Violence, Domestic Homicide, Intercultural Approaches to Prevention, Child Protection, Masculinity & Trauma, Sexual Violence, and much more. For the full agenda and link to register, please this website. The...

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Speaker Series hosted by Bill MacMackin

Darla Anne Anderson

Posted: September 16, 2019 10:33:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


IBEC’s Speaker Series continues on Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 12 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 303, as Bill MacMackin discusses the hidden opportunities for entrepreneurship within traditional sectors.  Enjoy a free lunch, please register at eventbright. Bill MacMackin is from Saint John, lives with his wife (Patti Boyles) and has two grown children Christopher and Nick. Bill and his...

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Nominations open for 2020 Proudly UNB Awards

Jenna Kennedy

Posted: September 16, 2019 10:32:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Nominate deserving alumni for a 2020 Proudly UNB Award!  Proudly UNB is an annual awards ceremony that recognizes the success of our alumni. We’d like your help to find UNB alumni who have made extraordinary contributions to UNB, their local community, their country, and beyond. Recipients will be honoured at a gala dinner in Fredericton on April 3, 2020. Nominations close November...

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Making more affordable and accessible electronic devices

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Barry A. Blight, an associate professor from the faculty of science at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton, is interested in taking advantage of the fundamental assembly of molecules in nature to develop more efficient, affordable and accessible electronic devices. The interactions and assemblies that he’s focusing on are similar to those found in protein folding and DNA...

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UNB researchers part of Canada’s largest dementia research network

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


Four researchers from the University of New Brunswick are participating in Canada’s largest dementia research network. Drs. Chris McGibbon, Shelley Doucet, Alison Luke and Sandra Magalhaes will explore a wide range of topics related to dementia falling under three main themes: prevention, treatment and quality of life. To read more, click here. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Ballroom Blitz from September 17 - 21

Becky Sullivan

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

Category: News and Notices


Ballroom Blitz starts September 17th! Come check out the great deals in the SUB Ballroom! Ballroom Blitz Hours: Tuesday Sept. 17 - Friday, Sept. 20: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 (Last Day): 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Becky Sullivan Email Address: bsulliva@unb.ca

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Varsity Soccer Home Opener vs. UKC (SJ)

Natasha Kelly

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


This weekend, your Seawolves have their first home field matches of the year! On Saturday, Sept. 21, they face UKC with the women kicking off at 2 p.m. and men at 4 p.m. at the Canada Games Stadium. Then on Sunday, Sept. 22, they host MSVU with women's kick off at 12 p.m. and men's at 2 p.m.  Everyone is invited to come out and cheer on your teams! Admission is $5 for adults and students...

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Author and Filmmaker Shandi Mitchell to kick off Lorenzo Reading Series

Andrea Kikuchi

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

Category: News and Notices


Author and filmmaker Shandi Mitchell will read from The Waiting Hours on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 2 p.m. and later that evening at 7 p.m. The earlier event will take place at the Marco Polo Room, Parkland (Shannex) Saint John, while the latter reading will be held at the Kennebecasis Valley Public Library. This reading is in memory of Susan Kathleen Leyden, longtime supporter of the Lorenzo...

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Lorenzo Reading with Craig Davidson

Andrea Kikuchi

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

Category: News and Notices


Author Craig Davidson will read from Saturday Night Ghost Club, a finalist for the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. In the book, when neurosurgeon Jake Baker operates, he knows he's handling more than a patient's delicate brain tissue--he's altering the seat of consciousness, the golden vault of memory. And memory, Jake...

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JDI on Campus, Sept. 16 and 17

Sandra Howland

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

Category: News and Notices


JDI on Campus 2019 is an initiative to increase UNB hires.  On Sept. 16 and 17, J.D. Irving, Limited, will be promoting student employment opportunities and careers with its 50 companies.  Students in all years are invited to visit the lunch time drop-in zones and participate in evening networking events with JDI professionals.  JDI employs more than 840 UNB alumni, 29 per cent...

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Welcoming new staff members to student services

Sheldon MacLeod

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

Category: News and Notices


There have been a number of new and exciting changes to Student Services at UNB Saint John. Staff and students should be made aware of all the new changes when seeking the support of the department. In March, 2019, we welcomed a new Mental Health Counsellor, Catherine Paulin to the department. Catherine has been a great addition to the team. Having two counsellors in student services has...

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Beaverbook Gallery and Santiago el Grande

Anna Hamling

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

Category: News and Notices


On Thursday, Sept. 19 at 11:30 a.m., there will be a guided tour to view the famous Salvador Dali painting Santiago el Grande. Please contact Dr. Anna Hamling ahamling@unb.ca for more information. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Anna Hamling Email Address: ahamling@unb.ca

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Creative Connections Conference 2019

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


The Atlantic Centre for Creativity, in collaboration with the University of New Brunswick and the Pond-Deshpande Centre will be holding its second biennial Creative Connections Conference from Oct. 24 to 26, 2019 at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton. Students, staff, faculty, administrators, government officials and members of the public are strongly encouraged to attend. The central...

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BIPOC Welcome Back and Networking BBQ

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


The Presidential Bi-campus Committee on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and our planning committee for Black History Month is organizing a “Welcome Back and Networking BBQ” for Black, Indigenous and Persons of Colour (students/faculty and staff) on Tuesday, Sept. 24, from 4 - 6 p.m., at the Grad House, 676 Windsor Street. Attend and enjoy...

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Community of individuals who affiliate with a Jewish identity

Scott Ronis

Posted: September 13, 2019 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you a faculty member, graduate or undergraduate student, or staff member at UNB or STU? Do you affiliate or have family members who affiliate with a cultural, ethnic, or religious Jewish identity? Are you interested in linking up with other Jewish-affiliated individuals? We are looking into establishing a community to get together for occasional food, socializing and fun. If you would...

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A year of firsts for the Faculty of Management

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

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

Category: News and Notices


We've posted new stories on our newsletter blog, Ideas with Impact. Check out the news from Singer Hall and learn about the exciting projects, competitions and Co-op placements that are keeping our students busy; the new director in our Centre for Financial Studies; and the exciting career that one of our recent grads has launched in the Fredericton area. For more information, contact...

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UNB Oktoberfest

Mary Duffley

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

Category: News and Notices


Celebrate UNB Oktoberfest with Alumni and Friends on Friday, Oct. 11, from 6 - 8 p.m., at the Market Square Atrium, Saint John. Just one month until our 4th annual UNB Oktoberfest! Come kick-off the long weekend with us at Market Square and celebrate in Oktoberfest style. Your ticket entitles you to an evening of local beer and cider drink tastings, plus live entertainment by Frank James and a...

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Lorenzo Reading with Emily Davidson

Andrea Kikuchi

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

Category: News and Notices


Writer Emily Davidson, from Saint John, NB, will read from Lift on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. at the BMO Theatre, Saint John Theatre Company. The debut collection of New Brunswick poet Emily Davidson, Lift is an examination of how to be alive without being adrift. Loosely narrative, the collection spans two Canadian coasts, its speaker a transplant from Atlantic to...

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Temporary Parking Lot Closure

Aaron Chisholm-Keith

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

Category: News and Notices


On Friday, Sept. 13, the gravel overflow parking lot located behind the Dr. Colin B. Mackay Residence will be closed for the night to accommodate the First Class Bash fireworks display. All vehicles will need to be moved out of this lot by 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13. The lot will return to normal use following First Class Bash. Questions or concerns can be directed to Aaron Chisholm-Keith,...

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Public Talk on Mental Health in Developing Countries

Matthew Dickson

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

Category: News and Notices


There are over 270 million people in developing countries with no mental health care. Some countries have only one psychiatrist per million people. How can you help? Mental health advocate Matthew Dickson will be giving a public talk on this topic on both the Fredericton and Saint John campuses, and everyone is welcome to attend. Fredericton - Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 6:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall,...

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Sounds and Stories Coffeehouse

Athena Grillakis

Posted: September 12, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John Suicide Prevention Committee, in association with World Suicide Prevention Day, presents The Sounds and Stories Coffeehouse, which will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14 in the Whitebone Lounge. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the event officially takes place from 7 - 9 p.m. This is a free public and UNB event featuring free food, bands, poetry, and stories to build awareness of mental...

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JDI on Campus, Sept. 16 and 17

Sandra Howland

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

Category: News and Notices


JDI on Campus 2019 is an initiative to increase UNB hires.  On Sept. 16 and 17, J.D. Irving, Limited, will be promoting student employment opportunities and careers with its 50 companies.  Students in all years are invited to visit the lunch time drop-in zones and participate in evening networking events with JDI professionals.  JDI employs more than 840 UNB alumni, 29 per cent...

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Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program - Upcoming Fall Sessions

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: September 11, 2019 10:40:00 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 members in New Brunswick, this program provides insights to Indigenous culture,...

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FA/CPR and FA Refresher Training

Kim Perry

Posted: September 11, 2019 10:39:00 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 UNBF employees on November 18 – 19, 2019 and November 20 21, 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 November 22, 2019 for those who have received their...

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Classics & Ancient History Public Lecture by Dr. Ben Akrigg

Angela Peters

Posted: September 11, 2019 10:31:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Ben Akrigg (University of Toronto) will speak on Friday, Sept. 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Provincial Archives. His talk is entitled, 'Migrants and Migration in the Classical World.' Abstract: Classicists often take for granted that there was a lot of personal mobility in Greek and Roman antiquity. Literary texts from Homeric epic onwards are full of people on the move. Mobility is intimately...

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Congratulations to Dr. Constantine Passaris for winning the NBMC Legacy Award

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


Congratulations to University of New Brunswick Fredericton economics professor Dr. Constantine Passaris, who recently won the New Brunswick Multicultural Council’s Legacy Award for his work on multiculturalism and immigration. To read more, click here. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Communications Office Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study - FR

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: September 11, 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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CPA Information Session

Athena Grillakis

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

Category: Employment News


A Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) information session will be held on Thursday, Sept. 12, from 9 - 11 a.m. in the Whitebone Lounge, in the Thomas J. Condon Student Centre. It will be a trade-show style event that will provide CPA information to senior BBA accounting students. The employers attending include: Irving Oil, CPA Atlantic, PwC, OSCO Construction Group and JDI. We encourage...

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Gerhard Gloss

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired faculty member Gerhard Gloss, who passed away on August 27, 2019 in Fredericton, NB. He was 93. Originally from Heilbronn, Germany, Gerhard always dreamed about becoming an artist. At the age of 17, Gerhard had to put those dreams on hold when he was drafted by the army. At 18, he became a prisoner of war in both Belgium...

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Author and Filmmaker Shandi Mitchell to kick off Lorenzo Reading Series

Andrea Kikuchi

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

Category: News and Notices


Author and filmmaker Shandi Mitchell will read from The Waiting Hours on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 2 p.m. and later that evening at 7 p.m. The earlier event will take place at the Marco Polo Room, Parkland (Shannex) Saint John, while the latter reading will be held at the Kennebecasis Valley Public Library. This reading is in memory of Susan Kathleen Leyden, longtime supporter of the Lorenzo...

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CRM Recruit is now live

Project FOCUS

Posted: September 9, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


CRM Recruit, our new undergraduate application system, is now live. This replaces our current online application for domestic and international undergraduate applicants. This new online application portal will improve students’ experience with the undergraduate admissions process and facilitate better communication between our applicants and UNB. Graduate and law applications will move to...

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The Internet of Underwater Things - Guest Lecture

Alicia E Farnham

Posted: September 9, 2019 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join the Department of Geodesy & Geomatics Engineering for a guest lecture by Jean-Francois Bousquet of Dalhousie University on Friday, Sept. 13 at 3 p.m. in Head Hall, E4. The lecture is titled "The Internet of Underwater Things." This talk will focus on the development of an adaptive underwater communication stack for different applications leading to the Internet of Underwater Things (IoUT)...

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Feminist Lunch Series: Pamela Malins

Alice Armstrong

Posted: September 9, 2019 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Organizations


Please mark your calendars for the first talk of our Fall 2019 Feminist Lunch Series in UNBF's Faculty of Arts to be given on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 12:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 28 featuring Pamela Malins (Education, UNBF). The talk is titled: “‘Gender & Sexuality in Canadian Kindergarten Curricula.” Intended curriculum provides many educators with a pedagogical foundation, so...

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Take Back the Night Poster Making

Alice Armstrong

Posted: September 9, 2019 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Organizations


The University Women's Centre will be hosting a poster making event on Wednesday, Sept. 18, from 6 - 8 p.m., for the Take Back the Night March happening on September 20, 2019. Materials are provided, but feel free to bring your own as well! There will be light snacks and some refreshments. The event will be held in the University Women's Centre, Student Union Building, 129. The Take Back the...

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Physics Seminar: Mesospheric Imaging Michelson Interferometer

Penny Davenport

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

Category: News and Notices


A UNB Fredericton Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, Sept, 12, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Speaker:  Tingyu Yan, UNB/Institute of Space Optics, Xi’an Jiaotong University Topic: Mesospheric Imaging Michelson Interferometer - - Lab Experiment “Mesospheric Imaging Michelson Interferometer (MIMI) is an imaging Michelson...

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Public Astronomy Viewing Night

Penny Davenport

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

Category: News and Notices


Join us to start off the new semester with a tour of the night sky. We'll be observing through our portable telescopes and also 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!)  All are welcome on Friday, Sept. 13, from 9 - 10 p.m., in Queen Square Park. Category: News and...

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Campus Operations offices closed afternoon of September 10

Andrew Corey

Posted: September 9, 2019 10:25:00 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...

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Nisuhsane Program: Connecting With Indigenous Students New to UNB

Matthew MacLean

Posted: September 9, 2019 10:21:00 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. Program Description The Nisuhsane (“let us walk together”) project connects new to UNB Indigenous students with upper-year students (both indigenous...

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KIN Kids Physical Literacy program for ages 5-12

Greg Duquette

Posted: September 9, 2019 10:20:00 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. Mondays and/or Wednesdays,...

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Deadline for the UNB Teaching Innovation Award - September 30

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: September 9, 2019 8:00:00 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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POSTPONED - Public lecture on Cyber Warfare and the State of the Information Age

Communications Office

Posted: September 6, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The public lecture on Cyber Warfare and the State of the Information Age by Dr. David Fahrenkrug has been postponed. Eventually, this presentation will address the changes in conflict brought about by the growing use of computers, networks and communication technologies and is applicable to everyone.  Specifically, Dr. Fahrenkrug will offer a framework for understanding cyber power to...

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Biological Science Seminar

Stacey Hines

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

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Thierry Chopin and the Department of Biological Sciences will be hosting three seminars from visiting scientists from Brazil: Monday, Sept. 9 at 9 a.m. in the Hans W. Klohn Commons, G16   Speaker:   Dr. Walter Quadros Seiffert (Director of Agrarian Sciences Center) – Possibilities of cooperation with the Agrarian Sciences Center of the Federal...

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Harriet Irving Library Research Commons to open at UNB Fall 2020

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


Construction of the Harriet Irving Library Research Commons has begun on the third floor of the Harriet Irving Library.  The development of the Research Commons, supported by the Arthur L. Irving Family Foundation, will transform the entire third floor of the Harriet Irving Library into a modern, interdisciplinary, research-driven learning environment to further innovation, scholarship and...

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Anti-Racist Feminist, Queer, and Left-wing Book Table - One Day Only

Karen Pearlston

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

Category: News and Notices


Drop by the Student Union Building lobby on Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. For one day only, come check out the leftwingbooks.net book tables, along with our selection of hundreds of anti-racist feminist, queer, and left-wing books and zines from a variety of radical publishing houses, including PM Press, AK Press, Haymarket, Arsenal Pulp Press, and of course...

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UNBSJ - Ganong Hall High Pressure Air Shutdown

Angie Robichaud

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

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that a Ganong Hall high pressure air shutdown has been scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 8:30 a.m.  This scheduled shutdown will require the full day for the new air compressor to be installed.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address:...

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Tropos: A Celebration of Art and Music

Lori Quick

Posted: September 6, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre celebrates the University of New Brunswick's acquisition of Tropos by Saint John artist Deanna Musgrave with a special afternoon reception on Sunday, Sept. 22 at 2 p.m.  This event will take place in the 3rd floor link between the Currie Center and the new Kinesiogy building on the UNB Fredericton campus.  The event will feature an artist talk by Deanna Musgrave and...

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Drop-in Week at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: September 6, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you interested in trying a progressive program this fall, but don't want to commit so soon? Drop-in Week at URec has you covered. From September 9 - 14, try any general population or aquatics program for free! General population programs available for drop-in include: CORE-Operate Intermediate Dance Pilates Barre Yoga for Power and Grace Vinyasa Yoga Drop-in Week is also offered...

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Official Portrait of Eddy Campbell to be Unveiled

Susan Montague

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

Category: News and Notices


Former UNB president Eddy Campbell will be honoured at the unveiling of his official portrait on Friday, Sept. 27, from 5 - 6 p.m., in Memorial Hall Auditorium, UNB Fredericton.  The University community is invited to join Chancellor Allison McCain and other special guests at this tribute ceremony celebrating Dr. Campbell's contributions.  The official portrait by New Brunswick...

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Priestman Lecture - Save the dates

Karen Palmer

Posted: September 5, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton's Faculty of Science is pleased to announce this year's Priestman Lecture. Canadian Nobel Laureate Arthur McDonald will present a science colloquium on Thursday, Oct. 3 at 3 p.m. (Bailey Auditorium),  and a public lecture on Friday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. (McLaggan Auditorium). Please save the dates.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Karen...

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The UNB Art Centre Welcomes Wolastoqiyik Indigenous Artist Samaqani Cocahq-Natalie Sappier

Lori Quick

Posted: September 5, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre welcomes Wolastoqiyik Indigenous Artist Samaqani Cocahq-Natalie Sappier - “Sacred Place of Stories and Songs.” The UNB Art Centre, with the assistance of artsnb’s artist-in-residence program, welcomes Wolastoqiyik indigenous artist Samaqani Cocahq-Natalie Sappier to the UNB Art Centre for a four-month residency in 2019.  Her first public presentation...

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UNB English Language Programme Fall Course Offerings

Christopher Hudson-Brading

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

Category: News and Notices


The UNB English Language Programme offers a variety of formats to students whose first language is not English.  The following formats are available to students of all proficiency levels, beginner to advanced: The Intensive English Term Format (September 4 – December 6, 2019) is academic in nature and is an excellent choice for people who wish to upgrade their English for university...

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The End of the Beginning

Lehanne Knowlton

Posted: September 5, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This exceptional concert demonstrates the sumptuous sounds of the instruments in some remarkable combinations and permutations. There is dance and drama; seas and stars. These three musicians work magic to transport the audience out into a boundless universe of sounds and textures. Just the beginning until it’s the end. This performance will take place on Thursday, Sept. 12 at 7:30 p.m....

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Try Fencing this Fall

David Themens

Posted: September 5, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNBF Fencing Club will be hosting a Free Open House on Monday, Sept. 9, from 8 - 9:30 p.m., in the Currie Center Alberta Alumni Recreational Gym.  No prior experience is required. Everyone is welcome: whether you would like to try out the sport or just watch our demonstrations, feel free to attend. All necessary equipment is provided. We will be putting on some demos, giving...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John

Monique Cassidy

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

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of QUEST-SJ will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 3 - 4:30 p.m., in the Hans W. Klohn Building, BMO (G16). This session will feature: Hot Topic: Health Grant Proposal Writing (Samantha Frampton, UNB) QUEST-SJ brings together researchers, academics, students and other stakeholders from across disciplines and sectors to build qualitative health research capacity in the Saint...

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Public lecture on Cyber Warfare and the State of the Information Age

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


You are invited to a public lecture on Cyber Warfare & the State of the Information Age by Dr. David Fahrenkrug on Monday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. in the Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre, 125. This presentation will address the changes in conflict brought about by the growing use of computers, networks and communication technologies and is applicable to everyone.  Specifically, Dr. Fahrenkrug will...

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MusicUNB Concert - Intermezzo

Yunjia Dai

Posted: September 4, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Take a relaxing mid-day break as pianist Heather Fyffe presents a tranquil concert of interludes, intermezzos, and meditations. She will be performing works by Brahms, Debussy, Mascagni, Satie and Massenet on Wednesday, Sept. 18, from 12 - 1 p.m., in Memorial Hall. This is a free noon-hour concert. No ticket required! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Yunjia...

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SUB Cafeteria closing early on Sept. 4

Becky Sullivan

Posted: September 3, 2019 10:52:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised the SUB Cafeteria is closing early on Wednesday, Sept. 4, for an Orientation event. Marketplace will be closing at 2 p.m. Tim Hortons will be closing at 3 p.m.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Becky Sullivan Email Address: bsulliva@unb.ca

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UNBF Counselling Services - Events & Workshops

Tanya Jones

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

Category: News and Notices


UNBF Counselling Services has an exciting new lineup of workshops and groups available this year.  Events include: Pop-up Plant Shop Improv for Confidence Standing Ovation: Rockin the Stage & Overcoming Academic Anxiety Creative Coping Get Sh*t Done (GSD) Road to Resilience Beyond Breathing:  An Experiential Mindfulness Group For more information, please visit our...

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