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32nd Annual Business Awards Dinner

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: October 31, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join your colleagues with the Faculty of Management to celebrate the accomplishments of our students and alumni at the 32nd Annual Business Awards Dinner. Taking place on November 21, we will recognize two alumni with Certificates of Achievement: Anne-Marie Gammon, MBA, FCPA, FCMA, (BBA ’83) President and CEO of CPA Atlantic School of Business  and Michael Tsamaz (BBA ’84)...

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Global Entrepreneurship Week: Nov. 18-24

Susan Oliver

Posted: October 31, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Entrepreneurship Working Group is excited to bring the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) celebration to campus. GEW is an annual event with more than 165 countries participating each year. Join us Nov. 18-24 on the Fredericton campus by participating in a wide variety of events, sessions, and competitions related to entrepreneurship, leadership, creativity, social...

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CETL Offers Diploma in University Teaching Program - Winter Term

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: October 31, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning is once again offering the Diploma in University Teaching Program (DUT) for the winter term, 2020.  Below is the schedule of classes and a brief description of the program.   2020 Winter Term: Jan. 11 – Feb. 22. DUT will be held on Saturdays, from 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. in Marshall d’Avray Hall, Room 334-1.  Please bring...

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Career Talks’ networking event for students-FR and SJ

Natasha Rego

Posted: October 31, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All current students are invited to join UNB alumni for an evening of advice and knowledge as the Alumni Office hosts its ‘Career Talks’ events on both campuses. We appreciate the support of faculty and staff to help spread the word within departments/classes and to encourage students to attend this incredibly valuable event. Following a speed networking format, students will sit in...

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Varsity Mens Volleyball First Home Games (SJ)

Natasha Kelly

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Our men are prepared for battle as they step onto home court for the first time this season on Wednesday, Nov. 6. They host STU with matches beginning at 7 p.m. in the Athletics Centre, will you be there? 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...

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eServices and other internal UNB sites to be updated

Heather Campbell

Posted: October 30, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Over the next 16 months eServices, WebAdvisor, InsideUNB, and the myUNB Portal will be updated or replaced to improve functionality, accessibility, and design.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Lorenzo Reading with Lauren B. Davis

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: October 30, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Author Lauren B. Davis will read from The Grimoire of Kensington Market, short-listed for a CAA Fred Kerner Book Award, on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 1:30 p.m at the Saint John Free Public Library, 1 Market Square. The downtown core of Toronto is being consumed by elysium, a drug that allows its users to slip through the permeable edges of this world into the next before consuming them utterly. Peddled...

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MRI Centre at UNB celebrates 25 years

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


The MRI Research Centre at UNB Fredericton recently celebrated its 25th anniversary. Known as one of the largest material science MRI laboratories in the world, UNBF’s MRI Research Centre is the leading university-based laboratory of its type in North America. The centre is led by Dr. Bruce Balcom, professor and Canada Research Chair in UNB Fredericton’s faculty of...

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Financial Services Annual Halloween Bake Sale in Support of United Way

Linda Maher

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

Category: News and Notices


On Thursday, Oct. 31, Financial Services, on the Fredericton campus, will once again be hosting its annual Halloween Bake sale in support of the United Way.  Come and support a great cause while getting lots of yummy goodies for you!  There will be fudge, cookies, nuts n bolts and homemade bread just to name a few items! The sale begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m. Hope to see you...

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UNB students help uncover Maine’s oldest known canoe

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


Students from the University of New Brunswick recently helped uncover Maine’s oldest known canoe. The students were participating in an archaeology field school in Biddeford, Maine. The field school is led by Dr. Gabriel Hrynick, a faculty member in the department of anthropology at the UNB Fredericton, and Dr. Arthur Anderson, a University of New England faculty member and UNB honorary...

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Release Your Inner Artist with Pottery Basics

Alison Howells

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

Category: News and Notices


Experience the joy of creating with Leisure Learning's "Pottery Basics," Thursday evenings starting November 7. With professional potter Emily Vesey as your guide, get hands-on experience in this five-week beginner’s pottery class. You’ll focus on the initial stages of making pottery: making, decorating, glazing and firing. You’ll also experience hand-building...

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UNB Travel Study Program in Paris 2020 Information Session

Natalie Fournier

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

Category: News and Notices


This message is bilingual.         Une séance d’information sur le très populaire programme Voyage d’études à Paris de l’UNB (du 3 au 23 mai 2020) aura lieu le mardi 5 novembre à 16h00 au Tilley 239.         Venez découvrir ce programme exceptionnel qui offre aux étudiants...

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New UNB Virtual Private Network (VPN) now available

IT Service Desk

Posted: October 29, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s new Virtual Private Network (VPN) solution – FortiClient – is now available to faculty, staff and students to download on UNB-owned and personal devices. Download the new VPN now.    What is a VPN? UNB’s VPN provides faculty, staff and students with secure access to the UNB network over the internet, so you can access secure UNB IT services and files even...

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2020 Proudly UNB Award nominations closing

Jenna Kennedy

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

Category: News and Notices


Time is running out to submit a nomination for the 2020 Proudly UNB Awards, deadline is November 2, 2019. UNB has more than 90,000 alumni around the world, many of whom have achieved great success through their professional and charitable pursuits. 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...

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Bring Your Child to Work Day

Emma Foster

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

Category: News and Notices


All UNB faculty and staff who bring their child(ren) to work on Wednesday, Nov. 6 as part of "Bring Your Child to Work Day" for students in Grade 9, are invited for a campus tour and lunch, compliments of the office of Student Recruitment!  Fredericton- Participants will meet in the lobby of Sir Howard Douglas Hall (Old Arts Building) AT 11:30 a.m. The campus tour will take place from...

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Physics Seminar - Is Artificial Neural Network A Silver Bullet for Exponential Analysis?

Penny Davenport

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

Category: News and Notices


The next UNBF Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, Oct. 31, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Dan Xiao, University of Windsor, will discuss, "Is Artificial Neural Network A Silver Bullet for Exponential Analysis?" “Exponential analysis is required in numerous areas of physics, such as fluorescence decay analysis, semiconductor deep level...

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Lorenzo Reading with Richard Kemick

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: October 28, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Author Richard Kelly Kemick will read from I am Herod on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library, 1 Market Square. On a whim, armchair-atheist Richard Kelly Kemick joins the 100-plus cast of The Canadian Badlands Passion Play, North America's largest production of its kind and one of the main tourist attractions in Alberta. By the time closing night is over,...

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New work-in-progress by Samaqani Cocahq-Natalie Sappier, UNB Art Centre Artist-in-Residence

Lori Quick

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

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre invites you to witness the first public sharing of Wolastaqiyik Indigenous Artist Samaqani Cocahq’s (Natalie Sappier) new work-in-progress entitled MAW in Memorial Hall’s auditorium on Thursday, Nov. 7, from 6:30 - 8 pm.  This will be presented in collaboration with movement director Possesom Paul. An artist talk will follow the performance.  MAW is a...

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Dia De Los Muertos / Mexican Day of the Dead

Jennifer Bishop

Posted: October 28, 2019 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Department of Culture & Media Studies, on the Fredericton campus, invites you to learn more about the Mexican Day of the Dead tradition. There will be presentations and traditional snacks provided on Thursday, Oct. 31, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., and the altar will be available for viewing from Oct. 31 to Nov. 7 in Carleton 332. This year’s altar will be collective so anyone can...

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Flu Shot Clinics at UNB Saint John

Jacqueline Allen

Posted: October 28, 2019 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Free Flu Shot Clinics will be held on the Saint John campus, in the Student Health Centre on the following dates: Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Bring your Immunization Card and Medicare/Provincial Health Card The clinic is for students, faculty and staff. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Flu Shot Clinic at UNB Fredericton

Monica Longphee

Posted: October 28, 2019 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: Student Organizations


Influenza virus or “the flu” is a common upper respiratory infection. It often starts with a headache, body aches, chills, and a cough or sore throat. You may also develop a fever, loss of appetite, fatigue, runny nose, and sneezing. The flu can lead to missed time from school or work. It is very contagious, but also preventable. Join third-year nursing students in partnership with...

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2019-2020 Winter Work-Study Program Now Accepting Proposals

Jessica Bourque

Posted: October 28, 2019 10:32:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The Work-Study Program is now accepting online proposals from individuals, faculties, and departments looking to hire students for the 2020 winter term.     This program makes an important contribution to student retention at UNB and allows students in demonstrated financial need to “learn and earn” with part-time, on-campus employment opportunities. The program provides...

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MusicUNB Concert - Shake, Rattle, Bow

Yunjia Dai

Posted: October 28, 2019 10:31:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The MusicUNB Concert – Shake, Rattle, Bow - will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Beverley Johnston and Marc Djokic create an energetic experience you’ll never forget. Combining violin with FX pedals, marimba, vibraphone, hand drums and sometimes a musical saw, the duo display their virtuosity with a down-to-earth approach. This performance will...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open

Victoria Sparkes

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

Category: News and Notices


If you know students who live by the motto Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone, encourage them to apply for a Sir Howard Douglas Award. Can I apply? If students are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, 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...

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Reduced Hours at Card Office

UNB Card Office

Posted: October 28, 2019 10:29:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


For the remainder of the fall term, the UNB Card Office located in the SUB will be operating on reduced hours to accommodate staff requirements. The Card Office will be closed on the following days: October 30 (Wednesday) November 1 (Friday) November 6 (Wednesday) November 8 (Friday) November 13 (Wednesday) November 15 (Friday) November 18 (Monday) November 22 (Friday) November 27...

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Varsity Basketball Home opener

Natasha Kelly

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


We want to see you at the first Basketball home games of the Season on Saturday, Nov. 2 as our Seawolve's host CU with women's tip off at 1 p.m. and men's at 3 p.m. in the Athletics Centre. 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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Future Ready Wabanaki Launch

Chelsea Cullins

Posted: October 25, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Get ahead start on your career or find, develop and keep young indigenous talent in your workplace. Future Ready NB is a partnership between NB employers, Universities, Indigenous students and the Government of New Brunswick. It works to ensure that Indigenous university students have equal access to meaningful and valuable work experience with local employers, while connecting employs with top...

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Call for Proposals for Kaleidoscope Teaching Showcase

Nancy Fitzpatrick

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

Category: News and Notices


It’s time to schedule your attendance (and consider presenting) at Kaleidoscope 2019!  This year UNB’s Kaleidoscope Teaching Showcase will be held on Monday, Dec. 9, the reading day before exams, from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., in Marshall d'Avray Hall. Mark it in your calendars! Call for Proposals is Now Open The topic area is open, so no need to match a pre-determined...

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Call for Capital Projects

Heather Finkle

Posted: October 25, 2019 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John campus is now accepting 2020/21 capital budget submissions. In order to access Non-Space/A&R funding, applications must fully meet the eligibility criteria established by the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission. These criteria are summarized on the link found on eServices>Financial> Application for Priority Funding at https://eservices.unb.ca.  Important Notes: -...

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Final week of cybersecurity information sessions

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


The week of October 28th is your last chance to attend a cybersecurity information session and win UNB swag as part of Cybersecurity Awareness Month (October). We hope you’ll plan to join us: Topic: What to do when you’ve been breached Fredericton campus: Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 2 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 307 Wednesday, Oct. 30 at noon in Carleton Hall, 106 Saint John campus: Thursday,...

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Information Sessions: Teladoc and Employee Family Assistance Program

Human Resources & Organizational Development

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

Category: News and Notices


Would you like to know more about your Teladoc (formerly named BestDoctors) and EFAP (Employee Family Assistance Program) benefits? Human Resources and Organizational Development (HROD) has organized information sessions with representatives from both the Teladoc and EFAP programs.  These sessions will provide an overview of these valuable, free services that are available to all employees...

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REVISED DATES - Pre-Retirement 1001: Your UNB Guide to Retirement

Human Resources & Organizational Development

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

Category: News and Notices


Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Pre-Retirement sessions originally scheduled for December 2019 have been postponed until January 2020.  The dates and locations will now be as follows: Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., in the J. Harper Kent Auditorium at the Wu Conference Centre, UNBF Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, from 1:30 - 5 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge, Thomas J. Condon...

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Member Appreciation Week at URec

Colin Bowley

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Member Appreciation Week is back at URec! From Oct. 28 - Nov. 1, drop into the CURRIE CENTER and enter for your chance to win some awesome prize packages. The URec team will also be on hand throughout the week with nutritious snack items and lots of URec swag to giveaway! Grand prize packages Member prize package Two UNB Reds Season Passes A one-year Combined Membership...

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Ralph Francis

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired faculty member Ralph Francis, who passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019 in Fredericton, NB. He was 90. A graduate of UNB’s bachelor of science in civil engineering program (’60), Ralph was awarded the Ketchum Silver Medal, which is given to the student with the highest standing in their senior year of civil...

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Strategic Planning Town Hall

Michelle McNeil

Posted: October 24, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This is a reminder that members of the UNB community are invited to participate in a university-wide Strategic Planning Town Hall on Friday, Oct. 25, from 2:30 – 5 p.m. in Tilley Hall 102 and Hazen Hall 239.  The Town Hall will be broken into three parts: Chair of the Steering Committee, Vice-President Academic (Fredericton) Dr. George MacLean will provide an update on the planning...

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Neil Scott Educational Leadership Award - Submission Deadline, February 3

Nancy Fitzpatrick

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

Category: News and Notices


The Senates’ Teaching Awards Committee is currently accepting nominations for the Neil Scott Educational Leadership Award. If you know of worthy candidates, please identify them to your dean or department chair by Friday, Dec. 6, 2019 to allow time to properly prepare the submission package for CETL. The deadline for deans and chairs to submit nominations to the Centre for Enhanced...

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Lorenzo Reading with Lauren B. Davis

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: October 24, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Author Lauren B. Davis will read from The Grimoire of Kensington Market, short-listed for a CAA Fred Kerner Book Award, on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 1:30 p.m at the Saint John Free Public Library, 1 Market Square. The downtown core of Toronto is being consumed by elysium, a drug that allows its users to slip through the permeable edges of this world into the next before consuming them utterly. Peddled...

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Road Closures: Mackay Drive and Bailey Drive

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


Mackay Drive and Bailey Drive will be closed on Sunday, Oct. 27, from 4 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Campus Parking: Entry and exit points along Mackay Drive and Bailey Drive will be closed.   Kindly move your vehicle to the Student Union Building parking lot for overnight parking, if you require access to your vehicle on Oct. 27. The parking lots next to MacKenzie House and opposite the BMO...

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UNB's Coaster Derby Races on Sunday

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


The 45th Annual UNB Coaster Derby is being held on Sunday, Oct. 27. Hosted by the Student Society of Mechanical Engineers, teams from UNB, University of Maine and New Brunswick Community College will build their cars on-site and compete for the fastest design!   We encourage everyone to come out to cheer on the teams as they race down Mackay Drive.  The designated spectator area...

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Reduced Hours for Card Office

UNB Card Office

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

Category: News and Notices


For the remainder of the fall term, the UNB Card Office located in the SUB will be operating on reduced hours to accommodate staff requirements. The Card Office will be closed on the following days: October 25 (Friday) October 30 (Wednesday) November 1 (Friday) November 6 (Wednesday) November 8 (Friday) November 13 (Wednesday) November 15 (Friday) November 18 (Monday) November 22...

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Floral Design 101

Alison Howells

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

Category: News and Notices


Love a beautiful floral arrangement? Make your own in the one-day Leisure Learning workshop "Floral Design 101" on Saturday, Oct. 26,  from 1 - 4 p.m. Learn the tricks of the trade from professional floral designer Cindy St.Onge, who will show you the basic tools and materials required and guide you each step of the way. You’ll end the workshop with two floral arrangements to impress...

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Make Your Own Sushi

Alison Howells

Posted: October 24, 2019 10:18:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Ah, sushi. That popular Japanese culinary art form of modest origins. Learn to make your own with Leisure Learning's "Sushi for Beginners" on Sunday, Oct. 27, from 1 - 4 p.m. Making sushi is fun — and you can eat your mistakes! This one-day workshop offers basic advice to sushi novices and emphasizes that practice definitely makes perfect and the more you make it,...

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Career Talks’ networking event for students-FR and SJ

Natasha Rego

Posted: October 23, 2019 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All current students are invited to join UNB alumni for an evening of advice and knowledge as the Alumni Office hosts its ‘Career Talks’ events on both campuses. We appreciate the support of faculty and staff to help spread the word within departments/classes and to encourage students to attend this incredibly valuable event. Following a speed networking format, students will sit in...

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UNB Biology Seminar Series presents Dr. Frédéric Thomas

Joshua Evans

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

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Frédéric Thomas (Research Director of CNRS, Infectious Diseases and Vectors: Ecology, Genetics, Evolution and Control; Montpellier, France) will be visiting the Fredericton campus on Friday, Oct. 25 at 3 p.m. in Bailey Hall, 146 to present a seminar titled, "An evolutionary and ecological perspective on cancer." Seminar Abstract: Although medical and evolutionary sciences...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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RCLP 1001 – Leadership Foundations

Josie Seely

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

Category: News and Notices


If you know students looking for a winter elective, who are interested in developing leadership knowledge and ability, please let them know that they can accomplish both with RCLP 1001. RCLP 1001 – Leadership Foundations Students are introduced to the philosophical and historical foundations of leadership theory and practice. Furthermore, they study theories and models of leadership....

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Cybersecurity research project releases new dataset

Communications Office

Posted: October 23, 2019 10:21:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A new dataset to support the development of real-time cyberattack detectors has been released by the Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity (CIC) at the University of New Brunswick. The cybersecurity dataset, named CICDDoS2019, will be used to benchmark Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack detectors. The dataset has been created by a CIC team and led by Dr. Arash Habibi Lashkari,...

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Closure Morning of October 24

Office of Research Services

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

Category: News and Notices


The Office of the Vice-President (Research) and the Office of Research Services will be closed On Thursday, Oct. 24, from 8:45 a.m. - 12 p.m., for staff training. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Office of Research Services Email Address: ors@unb.ca

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Come Walk With us

Gabriela I. Tymowski-Gionet

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

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Sonya Richmond, Ornithologist, and Sean Morton, Writer and Photographer, will present 'Come Walk With Us For Conservation on Canada’s Great Trail:  Connecting to nature through birding' on Thursday, Oct. 24, from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m., in the Kinesiology Building, 201.   Sonya and Sean are walking 24,000 km across Canada to connect families, youth, and individuals to nature...

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Mourning the passing of retired staff member Helen McKay

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired staff member Helen McKay, who passed away on Monday, Oct. 7, 2019 in Fredericton, NB. She was 69. Originally from Red Bank, NB, Helen worked as a payroll clerk in the financial services department at UNB Fredericton. She began working at UNB in 1987 and retired in 2010 after 32 years of service. Friends and colleagues...

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Take Your Kid to Work Day - November 6

Emma Foster

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

Category: News and Notices


Parents of Grade 9 students - November 6th is Bring Your Child to Work Day! All UNB faculty and staff who bring their child(ren) to work on Wednesday, Nov. 6 as part of "Bring Your Chile to Work Day" for students in Grade 9, are invited for a campus tour and lunch, compliments of the office of Student Recruitment! Fredericton- Parents will meet in the lobby of Sir Howard Douglas Hall (Old Arts...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John

Monique Cassidy

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

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of QUEST-SJ will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 5, from 3 – 4 p.m., in the Hans W. Klohn Building, BMO room (G16). This session will feature - Student Presentation: The Social Organization of Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses Working Together: An Institutional Ethnography In New Brunswick, nursing care is provided by two categories of nursing professionals,...

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2019-2020 Winter Work-Study Program Now Accepting Proposals

Jessica Bourque

Posted: October 22, 2019 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The Work-Study Program is now accepting online proposals from individuals, faculties, and departments looking to hire students for the 2020 winter term.     This program makes an important contribution to student retention at UNB and allows students in demonstrated financial need to “learn and earn” with part-time, on-campus employment opportunities. The program provides...

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: October 22, 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 male 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. We are almost done recruitment, so we would greatly appreciate your help in finishing the...

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Save the Date: CETL Hosts Annual Celebrating Excellence Event

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: October 22, 2019 10:21:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Mark your calendar for Friday, Nov. 22, from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m., and join the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning as it hosts the annual celebration of excellent teaching at UNB. This social gathering will take place in the President’s Lounge of the Alumni Memorial Building. Come, relax and reconnect with your colleagues. We look forward to seeing you.   Snacks are...

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Reminder - Attend a cybersecurity information session and win UNB swag

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


Have you attended a cybersecurity information session yet for Cybersecurity Awareness Month (October)? You’ll be entered to win UNB swag just for attending.  Don’t miss out:   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 campus: Every Thursday in October at 11 a.m....

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Career Development and Employment Centre Closing Early on October 23

Jessica Bourque

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

Category: News and Notices


The Career Development and Employment Centre will be closing at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 23 for the remainder of the day. The office will open again at its regular time on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 8:15 a.m. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jessica Bourque Email Address: Jessica.Bourque@unb.ca

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Financial Services Annual Halloween Bake Sale in Support of United Way

Linda Maher

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

Category: News and Notices


On Thursday, Oct. 31, Financial Services, on the Fredericton campus, will once again be hosting its annual Halloween Bake sale in support of the Unite Way.  Come and support a great cause while getting lots of yummy goodies for you!  There will be fudge, cookies, nut n bolts and homemade bread just to name a few items!   The sale begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m....

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Flu Shot Clinic

Monica Longphee

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

Category: Student Organizations


Influenza virus or “the flu” is a common upper respiratory infection. It often starts with a headache, body aches, chills, and a cough or sore throat. You may also develop a fever, loss of appetite, fatigue, runny nose, and sneezing. The flu can lead to missed time from school or work. It is very contagious, but also preventable. Join third-year nursing students in partnership with...

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Strategic Planning Town Hall

Michelle McNeil

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

Category: News and Notices


The Strategic Planning Steering Committee will host a Town Hall on Friday, Oct. 25, from 2:30 -  5 p.m., in Hazen Hall, 239 and Tilley Hall, 102. The Town Hall will be broken into three parts: Chair of the Steering Committee, Vice-President Academic (Fredericton) Dr. George MacLean will provide an update on the planning process. President & Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Paul Mazerolle will speak...

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Security Alert - Recent scams targeting UNB students

IT Service Desk

Posted: October 21, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Two scams (details below) have recently targeted UNB students, trying to collect personal information such as banking details and social insurance number (SIN). Never share personal information like your SIN, banking information or passwords online, via email or over the phone. Please see below for more tips to protect yourself and your information and steps to take if you’ve fallen for a...

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How to be an Ally: Supporting the UNB Trans Community

Jenn Meade

Posted: October 21, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Admin Forum group would like to extend an invitation for all faculty and staff to join its members on Tuesday, Oct. 22 for a presentation with special guest Sula Levesque, UNB Human Rights and Positive Environment Office, on “How to be an Ally: Supporting the UNB Trans Community.” We will be discussing inclusiveness, language, strategies and more. The event will be held at 2:30...

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Flu Shot Clinics at UNB Saint John

Jacqueline Allen

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

Category: News and Notices


Free Flu Shot Clinics will be held on the Saint John campus, in the Student Health Centre on the following dates: Thursday, Oct. 24, from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Bring your Immunization Card and Medicare/Provincial Health Card The clinic is for students, faculty and...

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Lorenzo Reading with Richard Kemick

Andrea Kikuchi

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

Category: News and Notices


Author Richard Kelly Kemick will read from I am Herod on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library, 1 Market Square. On a whim, armchair-atheist Richard Kelly Kemick joins the 100-plus cast of The Canadian Badlands Passion Play, North America's largest production of its kind and one of the main tourist attractions in Alberta. By the time closing night is over,...

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Bruce Ziff to speak at the 2019 Ivan C. Rand Memorial Lecture

Ed Bowes

Posted: October 21, 2019 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB faculty of law will host Prof. Bruce Ziff, law professor at the University of Alberta, for the 25th installment of the Ivan C. Rand Memorial Lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at the Faculty of Law, 2A/2B. Prof. Ziff will present his lecture, “Environmental Protection and the Abject Failures of the Common Law.” The protection of the natural environment is a principal concern of...

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Speaker Series with Kent Murphy

Darla Anne Anderson

Posted: October 21, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


IBEC’s next Speaker Series will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 12 p.m. Enjoy a free lunch and join us in Tilley Hall, 303 as Kent Murphy discusses positioning in the market place. Please register at eventbright.  Kent graduated from the University of New Brunswick in 1989 and has spent his entire career in Sales and has been helping start-ups, SMBs, and mature...

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CETL Hosts Session - Teaching Large Classes (A Panel Presentation)

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: October 21, 2019 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join us on Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 104. CETL will host a panel presentation on keeping students engaged in large lecture classes. There will be five panelists who teach classes of 100 or more who will share their tips for keeping student interest in that situation. There will be lots of time for questions and discussion.   Panelists: Leah Bidlake, Computer...

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MusicUNB Concert - Shake, Rattle, Bow

Yunjia Dai

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

Category: News and Notices


The MusicUNB Concert – Shake, Rattle, Bow - will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Beverley Johnston and Marc Djokic create an energetic experience you’ll never forget. Combining violin with FX pedals, marimba, vibraphone, hand drums and sometimes a musical saw, the duo display their virtuosity with a down-to-earth approach. This performance will embrace...

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Physics Seminar - MRI Measurements of Acceleration in Highly Turbulent Flow

Penny Davenport

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

Category: News and Notices


The next UNBF Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, Oct. 24,from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Amy-Rae Gauthier, University of New Brunswick, will discuss, 'MRI Measurements of Acceleration in Highly Turbulent Flow.' “Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a wonderfully versatile tool that has been used successfully, both in the physical sciences...

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Nightmare on Charlotte Street - Renaissance College Haunted House

Brennan Marks

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

Category: Student Organizations


On Friday, Oct. 25, the Renaissance College Society will be hosting its annual haunted house! The event will take place from 8 - 10 p.m. at Renaissance College (811 Charlotte Street), admission is $5 with half the proceeds being donated to Partners for Youth Fredericton. Come down to Charlotte Street for a good scare to get you in the Halloween spirit!! Category: Student Organizations Article...

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Coming Together, Learning Together workshop

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


The faculty of forestry and environmental management on the Fredericton campus is hosting Coming Together, Learning Together, a workshop focused on sharing Indigenous knowledge, practices and ways of knowing. Sessions will take place throughout the day on Thursday and Friday, Oct. 24 and 25. The two-day workshop is presented by ForEM’s Truth and Reconciliation Working and with the help of...

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Call for Capital Projects

Heather Finkle

Posted: October 18, 2019 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John campus is now accepting 2020/21 capital budget submissions. In order to access Non-Space/A&R funding, applications must fully meet the eligibility criteria established by the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission. These criteria are summarized on the link found on eServices>Financial> Application for Priority Funding at https://eservices.unb.ca.  Important Notes: -...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open

Victoria Sparkes

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

Category: News and Notices


If you know students who live by the motto Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone, encourage them to apply for a Sir Howard Douglas Award. Can I apply? If students are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, 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...

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CRI Special Seminar with Dr. Roger A. Rulifson (East Carolina University)

Jenn Meade

Posted: October 18, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Roger A. Rulifson, East Carolina University, will deliver a special seminar entitled, 'Identifying Nursery Critical Habitat for Striped Bass in a Coastal Watershed Using Biogeochemistry' on Monday, Oct. 21 at 3 p.m. in Loring Bailey Hall, 27 (The Common Room). Dr. Rulifson is a THCAS Distinguished Professor of Biology, ECU Distinguished Research Professor at the East Carolina University,...

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Become Inspired!- Creative Connections Conference

Beth A. Wallace

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

Category: News and Notices


Become inspired at the second Creative Connections Conference taking place at UNB Fredericton from October 24 - 26.   The event will include fascinating and inspiring keynotes topics: community based social innovation, collaborative creativity and Stem vs Steam  and exceptional  presentations and workshops on creativity and  innovation. To see the conference program...

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Mackay Drive Closure - October 27

Rebecca Prangley

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

Category: News and Notices


Mackay Drive will be closed on Sunday, Oct. 27, from 4 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. for the UNB Coaster Derby. If you will need access to your vehicle on this day, please move it to the Student Union Building parking lot. The parking lots next to Mackenzie House and opposite the BMO field which are on Mackay Drive must be vacant from 7 p.m. on Saturday to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday.  Any vehicles in these...

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Become a Beer Connoisseur

Alison Howells

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

Category: News and Notices


Anyone can drink a beer, but wouldn’t it be nice to stop and truly savour the experience, taking the time to really taste, appreciate and learn about the qualities, flavours and styles of your favourite beverage. Join certified Cicerone (beer sommelier) Ian Covey for his "Beer Appreciation" Leisure Learning workshop on Thursday, Oct. 24, 7 - 9:30 p.m. You'll...

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Pilates for Life Workshop at URec

Colin Bowley

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Registration is now open for a new Pilates for Life! workshop at URec.  In this 75-minute class we will work all of the essential muscles you need to move with freedom and ease. We will focus on functional movement patterns to help you gain strength and flexibility using Pilates based exercises. Whether you have a desk job, are an athlete or are somewhere in between, you will gain...

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Early Alert for Student Success - Faculty Reminder

Dave Decker

Posted: October 17, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty are reminded to refer the names of students they believe to be academically at-risk to advisingalert@unb.ca. The Early Alert for Student Success (EASS) program works to connect at-risk students with the appropriate campus support students in a timely manner.  Faculty who teach first-year students are encouraged to assess early in their courses and to meet with students who may be...

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Career Talks’ networking event for students-FR and SJ

Natasha Rego

Posted: October 17, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All current students are invited to join UNB alumni for an evening of advice and knowledge as the Alumni Office hosts its ‘Career Talks’ events on both campuses. We appreciate the support of faculty and staff to help spread the word within departments/classes and to encourage students to attend this incredibly valuable event. Following a speed networking format, students will sit in...

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Flu Shot Clinics at UNB Saint John

Jacqueline Allen

Posted: October 17, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Free Flu Shot Clinics will be held on the Saint John campus, in the Student Health Centre on the following dates: Thursday, Oct. 24, from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Bring your Immunization Card and Medicare/Provincial Health Card The clinic is for students, faculty and...

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AED & EpiPen Familiarization on the Fredericton Campus

Andrew Feicht

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

Category: News and Notices


You may have noticed an increased number of AED and Epinephrine Injectors (EpiPens) mounted throughout the Fredericton campus.  We have purchased five new AEDs and ten EpiPens with cabinets (with an eleventh EpiPen with Security) for distribution. These are for anyone to use in an emergency. First-aid training is not a pre-requisite. A map of campus with locations noted may be found...

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Consul General of France in Moncton visiting UNB Fredericton

Natalie Fournier

Posted: October 17, 2019 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Consul General of France in Moncton, Mr. Johan Schitterer, will give a public presentation on Monday, Oct. 21, from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 200. He will talk about relations between France and Atlantic Canada, and will take questions in French or English. Refreshments will be served, and all are welcome. M. Johan Schitterer, le consul général de France à...

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NaviCare/SoinsNavis Family Advisory Council presents its inaugural 'Navigating your Journey' workshop

Krystal Binns

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

Category: News and Notices


NaviCare/SoinsNavi's Family Advisory Council is holding the first ever Navigating your Journey workshop! This event would not be possible without the Royal Society of Canada (Atlantic chapter), who has provided funding for this exciting event. Caregivers with a child or youth with complex care needs are welcome to attend this free event, whether their child has an official diagnosis or not....

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The Canadian Federation of University Women Fredericton is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year!

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


With the mission of the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) being to enhance educational opportunities for women attending post-secondary institutions, CFUW Fredericton is proud to announce that it has provided close to $1,000,000 in scholarships for women through endowed funds raised through its annual book fair. To celebrate, its members invite you to share in a gala event on...

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Relax with Meditation Basics

Alison Howells

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

Category: News and Notices


Let your worries slip away with a beginner's Meditation Basics workshop on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 1 - 4 p.m. No previous meditation experience is required for this Leisure Learning course and people of all physical abilities are welcome. Under the guidance of instructor Linda Morehouse, you'll experience four methods of meditation from simply following your breathing to listening to guided...

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Self Publishing and Marketing Workshop

Alison Howells

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

Category: News and Notices


Get your book (or future publication) noticed with valuable tips and sage advice from author Terry Armstrong on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 1 - 5 p.m.  This one-day "Self Publishing and Marketing" Leisure Learning workshop is perfect for anyone who's written a novel (or thinking about it), and wondered, "now what?" With millions of eBooks available online, getting your book noticed...

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Not getting myUNB News anymore?

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


Do you know someone who has stopped receiving myUNB News? If so, there is a reason for that.  Recently we had some technical issues with myUNB News and a number of faculty/staff were removed from our distribution list and no longer receive it daily.   What this now means is that they will need to go through a multiple subscription process to receive myUNB News once...

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Red Shawl Campaign exhibition opens at Saint John Free Public Library

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


A University of New Brunswick student-led educational exhibition “Red Shawl Campaign: Honouring Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls” has opened at the Saint John Free Public Library, Market Square. The exhibition has been organized by a second-year undergraduate class of education and history students with the aim of creating awareness about missing and murdered...

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University-wide Strategic Planning Town Hall

Michelle McNeil

Posted: October 16, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join our new President, Dr. Paul Mazerolle and the Strategic Planning Steering Committee, for a university-wide Strategic Planning Town Hall on Friday, Oct. 25, from 2:30 - 5 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 102 and Hazen Hall, 239. The session will include: Vice-President Academic (Fredericton) and Chair of the Strategic Planning Steering Committee, Dr. George MacLean - update on Strategic...

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Early Closure of SUB Cafeteria on October 17

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: October 16, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the entire SUB Cafeteria will be closing early on Thursday, Oct. 17 to accommodate Convocation-related activities.  Marketplace will close at 2 p.m. and Tim Hortons will close at 3 p.m. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium with Dr. Wayne Albert

Leslie Harquail

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

Category: News and Notices


A Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium will be held on Friday, Oct. 18 at 10:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology building, 208. Dr. Wayne J. Albert will present, 'Ships, Helicopters and Automobiles: Transportation Vehicles as the Working Environment.' Automobiles, trucks, buses, ships and helicopters are not only modes of transportation, but also serve as a working environment for a substantial number of...

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Psychology Colloquium with Dr. Chris Oriet

Jennifer Marie McWilliams

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

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Chris Oriet, from the University of Regina, will deliver a colloquium talk entitled "Get set(s) to learn about learning and memory!" The colloquium will take place on Friday, Oct. 18 at 3 p.m. in Keirstead Hall's Snodgrass Lounge (K105). All are welcome and encouraged to attend! Abstract: After viewing sets of similar-looking objects, such as cars in a parking lot or leaves on a...

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Register for fall session II programs at URec

Colin Bowley

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Registration is now open for fall session II programs at URec. In session II, choose from a variety of classes including Pilates Reformer, Pilates Barre and Yoga. Classes are held Monday to Thursday (morning, noon and evenings). Session II programs begin the week of Oct. 28 and run until Dec. 12. See the complete schedule of upcoming session II programs on our website.   Category:...

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School of Graduate Studies Office Closure on Oct .18

Jacqueline Seely

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

Category: News and Notices


The School of Graduate Studies offices will be closed for the day on Friday, Oct. 18 in order for the staff and deans to attend all day meetings.  If you have any questions, please email jseely@unb.ca.  Thank you! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jacqueline Seely Email Address: jseely@unb.ca

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Photographer: Opportunity

Moira Law

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

Category: News and Notices


The psychology department is looking for a talented photographer who is interested in being part of an innovative prejudice reduction project in the Saint John area. Experience with marginalized populations would be considered an asset. Please contact Moira Law, mlaw@unb.ca for further details.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Moira Law Email...

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Report phishing emails easily from your UNB email starting Oct. 16

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


Starting Wednesday, Oct. 16, as part of cybersecurity awareness month at UNB, there will be a new ‘Report a Phish’ button in your UNB email* to make it easier to report suspicious emails to the IT Service Desk. *if you use the Outlook web app (accessed via the email link in your myUNB Portal) or the Outlook desktop client. If you receive an email that seems “phishy,”...

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UNBSJ - Fire Hydrant Flushing

Angie Robichaud

Posted: October 15, 2019 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open

Victoria Sparkes

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

Category: News and Notices


If you know students who live by the motto Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone, encourage them to apply for a Sir Howard Douglas Award. Can I apply? If students are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, 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...

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Information Sessions: Teladoc (formerly named BestDoctors) and Employee Family Assistance Program (EFAP)

Human Resources & Organizational Development

Posted: October 11, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Would you like to know more about your Teladoc and EFAP benefits? Human Resources and Organizational Development (HROD) has organized information sessions with representatives from both the Teladoc and EFAP programs.  These sessions will provide an overview of these valuable, free services that are available to all employees who are currently enrolled in the UNB benefit plans. Please join...

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Call for Capital Projects

Heather Finkle

Posted: October 11, 2019 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John campus is now accepting 2020/21 capital budget submissions. In order to access Non-Space/A&R funding, applications must fully meet the eligibility criteria established by the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission. These criteria are summarized on the link found on eServices>Financial> Application for Priority Funding at https://eservices.unb.ca.  Important Notes: -...

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Public Lecture with Dr. Albert Katz

Natalie Fournier

Posted: October 11, 2019 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Albert Katz (Western University) will give the A. Murray Kinloch Memorial Lecture on Friday, Oct. 18 at 3:45 p.m. at the Wu Centre, 204. In this interdisciplinary talk, titled “Are Conceptual Metaphors Psychologically Real?" Dr. Katz will explore the intersection of linguistics and psychology as they pertain to non-literal language. This lecture is the keynote address of the 43rd...

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The 2nd Creative Connections Conference is taking place October 24 - 26

Beth A. Wallace

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

Category: News and Notices


The Second Creative Connections Conference is taking place October 24 - 26 at UNB Fredericton. Please note - Registration closes October 18, 2019. This dynamic, interactive and highly creative conference is designed to help us ‘think outside the box,’ explore new ideas and find innovative solutions to real world problems. Being an interdisciplinary conference it is...

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Calling all Volunteers - 65th Convocation and Installation Ceremony

Judith Currie

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

Category: News and Notices


The Convocation Planning Committee is looking for volunteers to help at the 65th Convocation and Installation ceremony on Thursday Oct. 17 at 4:30 p.m. in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER fourth floor, Performance gym. Volunteer positions include greeters, program distributers and floaters. If you are interested in helping, please contact Judith Currie judith.currie@unb.ca or Brianna Donovan...

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Conference announcement

Natalie Fournier

Posted: October 11, 2019 10:27:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 43rd annual meeting of the Atlantic Provinces Linguistics Association (APLA43) will take place on Friday, Oct. 18 and Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Wu Centre. Contact person: Christine Horne, Department of French chorne@unb.ca. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Christine Horne Email Address: chorne@unb.ca or french@unb.ca

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UNB Travel Study Program in Paris 2020 Information Session

Natalie Fournier

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

Category: News and Notices


(This message is bilingual - English text is below). Une séance d’information sur le très populaire programme Voyage d’études à Paris de l’UNB (du 3 au 23 mai 2020) aura lieu le mercredi 16 octobre à 16h00 au Tilley 239. Venez découvrir ce programme exceptionnel qui offre aux étudiants l'occasion de vivre et d’étudier à Paris,...

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New UNB Virtual Private Network (VPN) available starting October 30

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, Oct. 30, UNB’s current Virtual Private Network (VPN), Pulse Secure, is being replaced with a new VPN solution – FortiClient – that is more reliable, stable and secure.   What is a VPN?  UNB’s VPN provides faculty, staff and students with secure access to the UNB network over the internet, so you can access secure UNB IT services and files...

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UNBF Physics Seminar - What turned on the ionosphere conveyor belt?

Penny Davenport

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

Category: News and Notices


The next UNBF Physics Department Seminar will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 15, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Shasha Zou, University of Michigan, will discuss the topic, 'What turned on the ionosphere conveyor belt?' “The ionosphere is not a still body of plasma Similar to the ocean conveyor belt, there is constant motion in the ionosphere forming the ionosphere...

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UNB Saint John students interviewed in an episode of Ridings to Watch by CPAC

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


Students from UNB Saint John's POLS 1201 (Canadian Politics I) class were recently interviewed in an episode of CPAC's Ridings to Watch. POLS 1201, which is taught by J.P. Lewis, is a survey course focusing on Canadian government and politics at the national level. In this episode, CPAC’s Bill Kendrick visits the Saint-John-Rothesay and Fundy Royal ridings to...

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Upcoming Sessions for Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: October 9, 2019 10:40:00 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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Red Shawl Campaign - Traditional Skirt, Sharing Circle

Lori Quick

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

Category: News and Notices


Red Shawl Campaign - Traditional Skirt, Sharing Circle will be held on Friday, Oct. 11, from 1 - 3 p.m., at the UNB Art Centre, East Gallery. Wikowoss: Performance by Samaqani Cocahq and Amanda Reid.                                                 A sharing circle...

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Questioning Education A Faculty of Education Panel Series What should be the objective of a public school education?

Catherine Foster

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

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Faculty of Education is launching a new faculty panel series called "Questioning Education" on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 143. Each panel is organized around big questions in/about education. Our first guiding question is What should be the objective of a public school education? Here is a link to a short trailer video about the...

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Call for Nominations - University Teaching Scholar

Erin Fyfe

Posted: October 9, 2019 10:26:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The award of University Teaching Scholar is intended for University of New Brunswick teachers who have demonstrated a consistently high level of teaching excellence and teaching-related activities. The nomination deadline is December 2, 2019. The award shall honour leading teachers at the university. Vice-presidents, deans, and directors are not eligible for nomination during their...

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Call for Nominations - University Research Scholar

Erin Fyfe

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

Category: News and Notices


The award of University Research Scholar honours members of the active faculty complement of the University of New Brunswick (UNB) who have demonstrated a consistently high level of scholarship, and whose research is, or has the potential to be, of international stature. The nomination deadline is December 2, 2019. Those holding formal research chairs; retired faculty members (including...

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: October 9, 2019 10:20:00 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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UNBF Admissions Office closing early October 10

Shelley Perry

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

Category: News and Notices


Please note that the UNBF Admissions Office will be closing at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10 for a staff event. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Shelley Perry Email Address: Shelley.Perry@unb.ca

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FA/CPR Training/FA Refresher

Kim Perry

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

Category: News and Notices


The Environmental Health and Safety Office is hosting a ‘Workplace Standard First Aid/CPR" two-day training course for UNB employees on November 18 – 19 and November 20 - 21, 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, for those who have received their FA/CPR...

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Thanksgiving Dessert Silent Auction

Anessa Gordon

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

Category: News and Notices


The Financial Services United Way Fundraising Committee has organized a new fundraiser – a “Thanksgiving Dessert Silent Auction.” Come place your bid for a dessert on Thursday, Oct. 10, between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. We will be set up at the Main Entrance of the Physics and Admin Building. If you have the winning bid, you will be contacted shortly after 1 p.m. Please be prepared...

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Creative Connections 2019 - October 24-26 at UNB Fredericton

Beth A. Wallace

Posted: October 7, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Atlantic Centre for Creativity (ACC) will be hosting the second Creative Connections Conference at UNB Fredericton, from October 24 - 26, 2019. The ACC promotes interdisciplinary research and programing in the areas of imagination, creativity and innovation. To provide a means for sharing research, and forming connections and partnerships across the university of New Brunswick and the...

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Calling all Volunteers - 65th Convocation and Installation Ceremony

Judith Currie

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

Category: News and Notices


The 65th Convocation Planning Committee is looking for volunteers to assist at the event. The ceremony will be held on Thursday Oct. 17 at 4:30 p.m. in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, fourth floor, Performance gym. Volunteer positions include greeters, program distributers and floaters. If you are interested in helping, please contact Judith Currie judith.currie@unb.ca or ​Brianna...

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open

Victoria Sparkes

Posted: October 7, 2019 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you know students who live by the motto Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone, encourage them to apply for a Sir Howard Douglas Award. Can I apply? If students are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, 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...

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UNB Fredericton Final Exam Schedule (Fall 2019) Posted

Bryan Price

Posted: October 7, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Just advising everyone that UNB Fredericton's Final Exam for the Fall 2019 term has been posted online.  Students and Faculty can view this at Final Exam Schedule  Fredericton Registrar's Office Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Bryan Price Email Address: price.b@unb.ca

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Enjoy the Tranquility of a Tea Ceremony

Alison Howells

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

Category: News and Notices


Immerse yourself in the serenity and peacefulness of a tea ceremony ritual, while learning about its history, the philosophy involved in rituals, the various properties and benefits of tea, as well as how to enhance and maximize the taste of tea in the half-day Leisure Learning workshop "Tea Rituals and Appreciation" on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 2 - 4 p.m. Instructor Tina...

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Mourning the passing of former director of libraries Sheila Margaret Laidlaw

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of former director of libraries Sheila Margaret Laidlaw, who passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019 in Fredericton, NB. She was 87. Originally from Edinburgh, Scotland, Sheila graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1953. In 1957, she came to Canada, where she began working as a librarian for the University of...

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Sustainability Week

UNB Sustainability

Posted: October 4, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Sustainability will host its second annual Sustainability Week from October 7 - 11, on the Fredericton campus. There is a full slate of events being held in collaboration with partners from across campus, and in the community, that promise to have something for everyone. Partners for the week include the City of Fredericton, ArtZone and UNB Libraries, among many others. Along with the...

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Convocation 2019 Faculty Award Winners

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


At UNB Fredericton's 65th Convocation, a University of New Brunswick Award for Excellence in Research and two Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Awards for Excellence in Teaching will be presented.  R. Allen Curry of the faculties of science and forestry and environmental management will receive the University of New Brunswick Award for Excellence in Research. This award is intended to honour...

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Lorenzo Reading with Shane Neilson, Danny Jacobs and Kirby

Andrea Kikuchi

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

Category: News and Notices


Poet Shane Neilson and authors Danny Jacobs and Kirby will read from New Brunswick, Sourcebooks for Our Drawings and THIS IS WHERE I GET OFF respectively on Monday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. at UNB's Beaverbrook House, 127 Carleton Street. Heralding a new regionalism, New Brunswick interrogates the popular representations of Shane Neilson’s home province. Structured as a group of serial...

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UNB Oktoberfest

Mary Duffley

Posted: October 4, 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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Reaching and Teaching Diverse Learners

Jody Gorham

Posted: October 4, 2019 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Looking for ways to reach and teach the diverse range of students in your classrooms?  Attend a video presentation of Universal Design--One Teacher's Journey by Professor Susan Wurtele, 3M Teaching Award Winner, Trent University.  Susan shares her journey toward more inclusive teaching practices--how she has applied UD in the classroom, the barriers and challenges she confronts,...

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Pre-Retirement 1001: Your UNB Guide to Retirement

Human Resources & Organizational Development

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Call for Nominations Presidents Medals and Distinguished Service Awards

Erin Fyfe

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

Category: News and Notices


The nomination deadline for the President's Medals and Distinguished Service Awards is December 2, 2019. President's Medals and Distinguished Service Awards honour current employees of the University of New Brunswick, or those who have retired within one calendar year preceding the call for nominations. President's Medals and Distinguished Service Awards are awarded for outstanding service to...

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Reminder WebTimeEntry Cutoff Date October 18, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

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

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Thanksgiving 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 October 18, 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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Call for Nominations: The 203 Board of Directors

Natasha Dumaresq Williamson

Posted: October 4, 2019 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 203 Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity is seeking student and faculty/staff nominations for its Board of Directors. The 203 is a student-run, student-led space that serves to provide a welcoming, safe, supportive and inspirational space for LGBTQIA2S+ students and the community. The 203 Board oversees all events, initiatives, and other undertakings of The 203 Centre, including staff and...

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65th Convocation and Installation Ceremony

Judith Currie

Posted: October 4, 2019 10:31:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In support of your classmates, students, colleagues and UNB’s new President and Vice-Chancellor, the Senates of the University of New Brunswick invite you to attend the Installation Ceremony for Paul J. Mazerolle, BA, MS, PhD, UNB’s 19th President and Vice-Chancellor and the 65th Convocation.  Degrees will be awarded in the faculties of Arts, Law, Science, Engineering, Forestry...

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Attend a cybersecurity information session this October for a chance to win

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


Join ITS in building a more cyber-safe UNB this Cybersecurity Awareness Month (October). You could even win UNB swag!  Attend our weekly cybersecurity information sessions to be entered to win. All faculty, staff and students are invited to join us: 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...

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Calling All Foodies - Discover the Technique of FermentIng Food

Alison Howells

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

Category: News and Notices


Sauerkraut, yogurt and beer may not seem to have much in common, but they are all made possible through the work of cooperating microorganisms through a process known as fermentation. If you love food and trying new things, treat yourself to this two-day, hands-on course on the principles of fermentation and get started on your own fermented food projects. It's a great way to stock your...

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Let Your Worries Slip Away with Meditation Basics

Alison Howells

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

Category: News and Notices


Relax and check your troubles at the door with the Leisure Learning 'Mediation Basics' one-day workshop on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 1 - 4 p.m.  No previous experience is required and people of all physical abilities are welcome for this beginner's level class. Under the guidance of instructor Linda Morehouse, you'll experience four methods of meditation from simply following...

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MusicUNB Concert - Winds of Moravia - has been postponed!

Yunjia Dai

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

Category: News and Notices


The MusicUNB concert "Winds of Moravia," originally scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 9 has been postponed. The new date has yet to be determined so stay tuned! Check out all MusicUNB concerts.    Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Yunjia Dai Email Address: musicart@unb.ca

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Deadline to reserve regalia for Fall Convocation

Communications Office

Posted: October 3, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty and staff planning on participating in the academic process at UNB Saint John's 37th Fall Convocation Ceremony, must reserve regalia by Friday, Oct. 4. For information on how to borrow/rent/purchase regalia, go to the Convocation website. Please note that if you have your own regalia and are planning on participating, please let us know so we can reserve the appropriate number of...

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Online Procurement Project Update

Megan Hasson

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

Category: News and Notices


Financial Services has rolled out a new, university-wide, user friendly online procurement system.    The new system has improved the ability to track requisitions and acquire on-line approvals faster and without the need of paper.  Some departments have not yet transitioned to this new system and we are asking that you contact procure@unb.ca for further assistance as the...

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Nominations open for 2020 Proudly UNB Awards

Jenna Kennedy

Posted: October 3, 2019 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you know someone who is deserving of a Proudly UNB Award, consider submitting a nomination at unb.ca/proudlyunb. Nominations close Nov. 11. Eligible categories are: Alumni Award of Distinction – Recognizes significant contributions made by UNB alumni in their local communities and beyond Young Alumni Achievement Award – Acknowledges achievements of University...

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Change of Parking Space Allocation

Aaron Chisholm-Keith

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

Category: News and Notices


Please note that as of Thursday, Oct. 3, the parking area adjacent to the fence along the east side of the Colin B. Mackay residence will be re-designated for parking by residents of the two on-campus residence buildings. All vehicles parked in this area must display a valid residence parking permit. Signage indicating this change will be posted in the affected area. Questions and concerns...

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UNB’s cyber lecture series features historian for the US Cyber Command

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB will host Dr. Michael Warner, the historian for the US Cyber Command and an adjunct faculty member at John Hopkins University, for the second instalment of its cyber lecture series on Monday, Oct. 7, from 7 - 9 p.m., in Toole Hall, 3. This free public lecture series is organized by the North American Society for Intelligence History, UNB’s faculty of law, the Canadian Institute for...

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

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

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in helping advance exercise, obesity, and diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for male 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 6-week commitment; the first week will involve...

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Vacation Purchase

Human Resources & Organizational Development

Posted: October 2, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This is a reminder to eligible employees (continuing and term APT, UNIFOR and PTSU employees only) interested in purchasing additional vacation per the Vacation Purchase Plan, they can do so by the deadline of October 31, 2019.  All completed requests must be received in Human Resources by that date on the appropriate form.  The policy on the Vacation Purchase Plan can be found...

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Lorenzo Reading with Shane Neilson, Danny Jacobs and Kirby

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: October 2, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Poet Shane Neilson and authors Danny Jacobs and Kirby will read from New Brunswick, Sourcebooks for Our Drawings and THIS IS WHERE I GET OFF respectively on Monday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. at UNB's Beaverbrook House, 127 Carleton Street. Heralding a new regionalism, New Brunswick interrogates the popular representations of Shane Neilson’s home province. Structured as a group of serial...

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Patients' Den - Last chance to get free tickets!

Krystal Binns

Posted: October 2, 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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CETL Hosts Session - Distractions in the Classroom

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: October 2, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Facilitators Bev Bramble and Emily Clark, CETL Instructional Designers, will host a session entitled, Distractions in the Classroom. In this session, attendees will work in small groups with video vignettes produced by the University of Windsor that depict several examples of student behaviour that are disruptive to nearby students and often the whole class. Examples include smartphone...

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Improve Your Confidence, by Improving Your Writing Skills

Alison Howells

Posted: October 2, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you worry that writing mistakes could undermine your credibility or your brand? Or maybe you’re just curious about how words can fit together. Improve your confidence when writing emails, reports, or business letters with the one-day Leisure Learning workshop "Fixing Common Writing Errors", on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 1 - 4 p.m.  In this three-hour workshop, you’ll...

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Notice of Delayed Opening - Office of the Registrar UNBF

Jo-ann Mihan

Posted: October 2, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Registrar's Office on the Fredericton campus will be opening at 10:15 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3 to allow staff to participate in a full Office staff meeting.  We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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Discover the Joy and Creativity of Spill Painting!

Alison Howells

Posted: October 2, 2019 10:18:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Pour, puddle and drip your acrylic paint…those are the key techniques that you’ll use in this relaxed and fun Leisure Learning "Spill Painting" workshop, on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 1 - 4 p.m. Gone are paint brushes and palette knives! Learn how to use gravity to move paint across a canvas. The results are unlike anything you get with a brush: fluid flows of paint without any brush...

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Mourning the passing of honorary degree recipient Annette Kolodny

Communications Office

Posted: October 1, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of honorary degree recipient Annette Kolodny, who passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 in Tucson, AZ. She was 78. Originally from New York City, Annette was considered a pioneer of women’s studies and feminist literary criticism. She has a BA in English from Brooklyn College, City University of New York (1962) and a PhD in...

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Changes to Classroom Computer Login Coming

Kris Doucet

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

Category: News and Notices


Effective November 8, 2019, the sjclassroom login in the UNB Saint John classrooms will be discontinued. As of November 9, users will be required to use their UNB credentials to access the computers in the full tech classrooms. This change is necessary as Microsoft licensing now requires users to login into their UNB accounts to access the full suite of MS Office tools; also the...

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Cybersecurity Webinars hosted by CIC

Ali Corrigan

Posted: October 1, 2019 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We are excited to announce our next series of online webinars hosted during the Cybersecurity Awareness Month of October.  Topics range from Security in Smart Grid, International Enforcement of Cybercrime, and Security and Privacy Challenges of IoT to Big Data Security. We are showcasing the expertise of researchers, academics and industry professionals.   Click on the link...

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Reminder Notice - Priestman Lecture Series - October 3 & 4

Karen Palmer

Posted: October 1, 2019 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Everyone is reminded that the Priestman Lecture Series will be held on October 3 and 4. Dr. Arthur McDonald, Nobel Laureate in Physics, of Queen’s University, will speak on “Understanding the Universe from Deep Underground” on Thursday, Oct. 3 at 3 p.m. in Bailey Hall, 146 “From the Tiniest Particles to the Farthest Reaches of The Universe” on Friday, Oct. 4 at 7...

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Sustainability Week

UNB Sustainability

Posted: October 1, 2019 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join UNB Sustainability and its partners in celebrating Sustainability Week. All members of the UNB Fredericton community are invited to take part in the campus’s second annual Sustainability Week from October 7 - 11.  The week will include a wide variety of events across the Fredericton campus and in the Fredericton community. UNB Sustainability has partnered with a number of...

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Priestman Lecture

Karen Palmer

Posted: October 1, 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. (MacLaggan Auditorium).  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Karen Palmer Email Address:...

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The 2nd Creative Connections Conference is taking place October 24 - 26 at UNB Fredericton

Beth A. Wallace

Posted: October 1, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Second Creative Connections Conference is taking place October 24 - 26 at UNB Fredericton. Please note - Registration closes October 18, 2019. This dynamic, interactive and highly creative conference is designed to help us ‘think outside the box,’ explore new ideas and find innovative solutions to real world problems. Being an interdisciplinary conference it is...

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October ISAO Lunch and Learn

Jason MacFarlane

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

Category: News and Notices


Each month (always the first Thursday) the International Student Advisor's Office holds a Lunch and Learn in the Student Union Building, 103.  Staff and faculty are welcome to drop-in between 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to discuss issues pertaining to international students on campus, usually organized around a theme.  This month's Lunch and Learn will be held on Thursday, Oct. 3 and the topic...

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Canadian Federation of University Women Fredericton

Baukje Miedema

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

Category: News and Notices


The Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Fredericton will celebrate "Women and Education" as part of its 75th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 7:30 - 10:30 p.m., at The Beaverbrook Art Gallery.  CFUW Fredericton has provided close to $1 million in scholarships and grants mostly through endowed funds. Throughout the evening, local performers will entertain - Gerry Zhang...

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India and M. Gandhi on his 150th Birth Anniversary

Anna Hamling

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

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, Oct. 2, we celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of M. Gandhi, one of the greatest icons of nonviolence. Please join us to listen to a talk on Gandhi's activism and to experience authentic Indian culture from 2:30 - 5:30 p.m. in Carleton Hall, 332. All are welcome.    Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Anna Hamling Email Address: ahamling@unb.ca

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Sir Howard Douglas Award - Application now open

Victoria Sparkes

Posted: October 1, 2019 10:17:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you know students who live by the motto Non Nobis Solum: Not for Ourselves Alone, encourage them to apply for a Sir Howard Douglas Award. Can I apply? If students are involved in extracurricular or co-curricular activities, 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...

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