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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study - January 2020

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: December 23, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

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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Call for Capital Projects

Heather Finkle

Posted: December 20, 2019 10:39:00 AM AST

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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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Helen MacFarlane

Communications Office

Posted: December 19, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of retired faculty member Helen MacFarlane, who passed away on Nov. 12, 2019 in Fredericton. She was 99. Born in Sussex Corner, N.B., Helen’s teaching career spanned 42 years. She attended the Provincial Normal School and then went on to complete her bachelor of teaching at UNB in 1963, as well as her bachelor of...

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Second issue of the President's Newsletter

Office of the President

Posted: December 19, 2019 10:49:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dear members of the UNB Community, As the term comes to an end, I invite you to read the second edition of the President’s Newsletter, which provides a sample of some of the great work happening here at UNB. I was very pleased with the response I received from our first issue, and I continue to be inspired by the successes of our faculty, staff and students.  I hope you take the time...

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UNB Counselling Services - holiday closure

Tanya Jones

Posted: December 19, 2019 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Counselling Services will close for the holidays on Monday, Dec. 23.  We will re-open on Thursday, Jan. 2. If you are in urgent need of service, please contact the CHIMO Hotline at 1-800-667-5005 or (506) 450-4357 or go directly to the ER at the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address: tjones@unb.ca

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Holiday hours at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: December 19, 2019 10:47:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


URec will have the following hours over the holiday break:  Dec. 24-26: CLOSED Dec. 27-30: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Dec. 31: CLOSED Jan. 1, 2020: CLOSED The SMA Pool is also operating with a holiday schedule, which continues until Jan. 5, 2020.  Please visit URec.ca for a complete list of upcoming programs in 2020. New in 2020: Beginner Ballroom Dance, Boxing, Hip Hop Jazz...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: December 19, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


There's still time!  Do you know excellent teachers? 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...

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Mourning the passing of former UNB bookstore employee Sandra Halcrow

Communications Office

Posted: December 18, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join us in offering condolences to family and friends of former UNB bookstore employee Sandra Halcrow, who passed away on Monday, Dec. 2. NB. She was 83. Born in Saint John, Sandra earned a BSc and MSc in biochemistry from Dalhousie University. While studying at Dalhousie, Sandra met her husband, Kevin Halcrow, who was ultimately a biology professor at UNB Saint John. After graduating,...

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Bookstore holiday hours and textbook rental check-in deadline

Shelley Nowlan

Posted: December 18, 2019 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Fredericton Bookstore will be open regular hours the week of Dec. 16 to 21, weekdays 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. For next week, we will only be open on Monday, Dec. 23, from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., and then closed until Thursday, Jan. 2. Reminder: the last day for textbook rental check-in is Friday, Dec. 20. Orders received over the holiday will be...

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University Oral Exam for Willa L. Greythorn

Sylvia Whitaker

Posted: December 18, 2019 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A master of arts university oral exam for Willa L. Greythorn (Sociology) will be held on Friday, Dec. 20, at 9:30 a.m. in Tilley Hall, room 28, entitled “Balancing Individual Goals and Social Power: A Micro-Sociological Exploration of the Social Processes of Women and Genderfluid Terrorist". All are welcome to attend. You may contact Sylvia Whitaker (sylvia.whitaker@unb.ca) in...

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Funding opportunity: Teaching and Learning Priority Fund call for submissions

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: December 18, 2019 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The CETL is now accepting submissions for the Teaching and Learning Priority Fund (Fredericton campus). Submissions are accepted online via eServices, and the submission deadline is Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. Would you like to try something new in your class that results in more effective and efficient student learning? Is there a project you’ve considered but don’t have the funds? This...

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Boyd Richards

Angie Deveau

Posted: December 17, 2019 10:52:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family, friends and colleagues of retired faculty member Dr. Boyd Richards, who passed away on Nov. 28 in Fredericton. He was 83. Originally from Abney, PEI, Boyd was appointed assistant professor in the psychology department at UNB Fredericton in 1968. Before coming to UNB, he received his bachelor of arts (‘63) and master of arts (‘64)...

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Office of the Registrar UNBF early closure

Jo-ann Mihan

Posted: December 17, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Office of the Registrar (Fredericton) will be closing at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, to allow staff to participate in a Christmas function.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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College of Extended Learning early closure Dec. 19

Ann Smith

Posted: December 17, 2019 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The College of Extended Learning will be closing at 12 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 19, for the afternoon so that all staff may attend a staff function. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Ann Smith Email Address: asmith@unb.ca

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CETL Media Lab and Equipment Pool holiday closure

Debbie Goguen

Posted: December 17, 2019 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The CETL Equipment Pool and Media Lab, Marshall d’Avray Hall, will be closed Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. If you have audio visual equipment reserved for over the holidays, please make sure it is picked up by 4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 20, 2019.   Thank you and happy holidays! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Debbie Goguen Email Address: dgoguen@unb.ca

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UNB Student Union Welcome Center holiday hours

Karen Miner

Posted: December 17, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Student Union Welcome Center will close on Thursday, Dec. 19, at noon and will re-open Jan. 6. We would like to wish everyone a happy and safe holiday! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Karen Miner Email Address: kminer@unb.ca

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UNBSJ Bookstore rental due date and holiday hours

Charlene Parfitt

Posted: December 17, 2019 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


This is a reminder that the UNBSJ Bookstore's last day for rental check-in is Thursday, Dec. 19. The Bookstore will be closed for the holidays starting Dec. 24, reopening Jan. 2. Store hours will be Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please visit our website at unbsjshop.ca   Orders received over the holiday will be processed in January. Thank you and happy holidays from...

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UNB Saint John’s food services director receives top award

Fiona Hendrie

Posted: December 16, 2019 10:51:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Jennifer Hurley, UNB Saint John’s food services director, has received a top award from Chartwells, UNB’s food service provider. Hurley was named National Associate of the Year in recognition of her hard work and dedication.  Hurley has worked at UNB Saint John for more than five years and oversees the food service provided in the Baird Dining Hall, the Commons Café, Tim...

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Winter 2020 programs at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: December 16, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Registration is now open for winter 2020 fee-based programs at URec. Choose from a variety of programs, including: General Population, Reformer Pilates, Silver Series & Specialized Programs. New in 2020 we are excited to offer Beginner Ballroom Dance (Fridays at 6:30 p.m.), Boxing (Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.), Hip Hop & Jazz Dance (Wednesdays at 7 p.m.) and Pilates with Props (Thursdays...

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Opportunity to work in French on campus

Natalie Fournier

Posted: December 16, 2019 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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

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Campus Operations Closure

Carol Anne Booker

Posted: December 13, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that UNB Fredericton's Campus Operations (Facilities Management and the Security and the Traffic Front Desk) will be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 17, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., to allow staff to participate in a Christmas Luncheon. If you need immediate assistance during this time, please contact Security at 453-4830. If you have any questions, please contact Work Control at...

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Call for Capital Projects

Heather Finkle

Posted: December 13, 2019 10:39:00 AM AST

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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UNB introduces robotic cleaning on its Saint John campus

Fiona Hendrie

Posted: December 13, 2019 10:27:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick Saint John now has a robot that cleans its floors—increasing efficiency of cleaning services across the campus. UNB’s cleaning contractor SBC Facility Services obtained the new automated machine, the Taski Intellibot 2000 auto scrubber, earlier this semester. This machine is the first of its kind to be used in an educational institution in Atlantic...

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UNBF Office of the Registrar Closure

Jo-ann Mihan

Posted: December 12, 2019 10:23:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Office of the Registrar, on the Fredericton campus, will close on Monday, Dec. 16, from 2 - 3 p.m., to allow staff to participate in the VP Holiday Reception event.  We apologize 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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Winter Learning Communities Pilot Project - Call for faculty/course participation

Dave Decker

Posted: December 11, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


This is a general call for any first-year courses that would like to be involved in a pilot offering for a Winter Term Learning Communities program.   For those unfamiliar, the program's main objective is to ease students’ academic and social integration to UNB Saint John. The UNBSJ Learning Communities program is a collection of “learning to learn” sessions that are...

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UNBSJ - Ganong Hall High Pressure Air Shutdown

Angie Robichaud

Posted: December 11, 2019 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised there is a scheduled shutdown of high pressure air in Ganong Hall for Monday, Dec. 16 at 9:30 a.m. (until approximately 1:30 p.m.).  This scheduled shutdown will require approximately four hours for the work to be completed. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email...

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Holiday schedule at the Sir Max Aitken Pool

Colin Bowley

Posted: December 11, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The holiday pool schedule begins on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019 and continues until Jan. 5, 2020. During this time period, the facility may either be closed or operating on reduced hours and programming. Patrons are encouraged to check ahead before visiting the pool over the holidays.  Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Colin Bowley Email Address:...

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Closure afternoon of Dec. 13: Office of the Vice President Research and the Office of Research Services

Office of Research Services

Posted: December 11, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Friday, Dec. 13, the Office of the Vice President Research and the Office of Research Services will be closing at 12 p.m. for the afternoon so that all staff may attend a staff function.   We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Office of Research Services Email Address: ors@unb.ca

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Alternatives to the Term Paper

Jody Gorham

Posted: December 10, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


One of the ways to help students successfully complete your course outcomes, is to provide alternatives to the term paper assignment.   Check out these suggestions from Carleton U and this student presentation video titled Papers?... Oh, Please! by Keisha Godin. For more information about accessible learning, visit the CETL Accessible Learning or the UNB Student Accessibility Centre. ...

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CETL Offers Diploma in University Teaching Program - Winter Term

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: December 10, 2019 10:36:00 AM AST

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...

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Save the date - Jody Gorham is retiring

Sara Rothman

Posted: December 10, 2019 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton's Student Services is hosting a retirement reception in honour of Jody Gorham, Director, Student Accessibility Centre, on Thursday, Jan. 9, from3 - 4:30 p.m., in the President's Room, Alumni Memorial Building. Please join us as we celebrate Jody and wish her well on her next adventure! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Sara Rothman Email Address:...

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UNB’s Greg Marquis to launch third edition of Truth and Honour

Angie Deveau

Posted: December 10, 2019 10:34:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB professor of history and politics and author Dr. Greg Marquis will launch the third edition of his book, Truth and Honour on Wednesday, Dec. 11, from 7 - 8:30 p.m., at the Saint John Free Public Library, 1 Market Square, Saint John. This updated and expanded edition details the high-profile 2011 murder of Saint John businessman Richard Oland and the trial of his son Dennis Oland. The new...

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Recruitment Office Closed December 17-18

Lisa Chouinard

Posted: December 10, 2019 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Student Recruitment offices, on both campuses, and the International Recruitment Centre will be closed December 17-18, 2019. These closures are to allow our full staff to participate in fall review meetings and winter planning sessions. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lisa Chouinard Email Address: lisa@unb.ca

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UNBF - Financial Services Office Closure

Jennifer Mazerolle

Posted: December 10, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Financial Services (Fredericton) will be closed for an extended lunch on Friday, Dec. 13, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m, to allow our staff to attend a holiday luncheon.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jennifer Mazerolle Email Address: jenmaz@unb.ca

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Reminder WebTimeEntry Cut-Off Times – December 27th Pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: December 9, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Reminder to employees and supervisors:  WebTimeEntry Cut-Off Times: Due to the holiday closure the WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for the December 27th pay will be as follows: Employee Cut-off:  Sunday, Dec. 15 at 11:59 p.m. Supervisor Cut-off:  Monday, Dec. 16 at 11 a.m. Manual Cheques/Deposits Due to the short turnaround time and regulatory requirements, Payroll Services staff are...

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ISAO Holiday Host 2019

Hillary Nguyen

Posted: December 9, 2019 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices, Financial Aid


This December, UNB Fredericton faculty and staff are invited to be a part of the UNB International Student Advisor’s Office's (ISAO) Holiday Host program!  This program - a commitment of only an hour or two - provides international students who can't return to their home country during the holidays (roughly December...

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Reminder - Snow and Ice are Here

Andrew Feicht

Posted: December 9, 2019 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Winter arrives every year and creates slippery conditions for both walking and driving. While UNB endeavors to keep the campus as safe as possible, the following are some winter safety tips that we can all use to make walking and driving around our campus safer for each of us. When on foot – One of the most important factors in keeping safe through the winter months is seasonally...

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Guidelines for Holiday Decorations

Kim Perry

Posted: December 9, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


With the Holiday Season upon us, we have already begun to see decorations being installed across the City. Please see below some reminders for campus. Live trees or decorations made from harvested natural products (e.g. wreaths/garlands) are not recommended for use in UNB buildings for several reasons (e.g. fire hazard, allergies). Artificial trees/wreaths/garlands are permitted. All...

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ITS Office (Head Hall) closed for an extended lunch on December 13

IT Service Desk

Posted: December 9, 2019 7:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The ITS department in Head Hall (D Level) will be closed for an extended lunch on Friday, Dec. 13, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m, to allow our staff to attend a holiday luncheon.  The IT Service Desk located in the Harriet Irving Library (HIL) will remain open during this time. If you have any questions, please contact the IT Service Desk at 457-2222 or itservicedesk@unb.ca.   Category:...

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Last Direct Deposit/payment process for the calendar year

Monica Keats-Gilbert

Posted: December 6, 2019 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The date of Wednesday, Dec. 11 is the deadline to have time sensitive payment requisitions/vendor invoices in to Accounts Payable (with all approvals) in order to ensure the payment can be processed in the last direct deposit of the year. Any payment requisitions/vendor invoices received after December 11th will be processed in January, 2020. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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UNB Saint John Registrar's Office closure

Rebecca Gray

Posted: December 6, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Office of the Registrar, on the Saint John campus, will delay opening until 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 9. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Rebecca Gray Email Address: grayr@unb.ca

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Call for Capital Projects

Heather Finkle

Posted: December 6, 2019 10:39:00 AM AST

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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Universal Design Resources for Instructors

Jody Gorham

Posted: December 6, 2019 10:27:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Universal Design for Learning is an approach to course design that incorporate multiple means of engaging students with content and people, representing information, and expressing skills and knowledge. Universal Instructional Design is a similar concept built on seven course development principles.  To find out more about these approaches, check out UNB's Accessible Learning Resources....

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UNB English Language Programme Winter Course Offerings

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: December 6, 2019 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNBF English Language Programme offers a variety of formats to students whose first language is not English.  The following formats are available to students of all proficiency levels, beginner to advanced: The Intensive English Term Format (January 6 – April 3, 2020) is academic in nature and is a great choice for students who wish to upgrade their English for university...

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Five Accessible Course Design Tips You Can Implement Next Term

Jody Gorham

Posted: December 5, 2019 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Here are ideas to help you reach and teach more of your students in your Winter 2020 courses: 1. Post all of your course materials--notes, slides, articles, videos, etc.--on D2L for anywhere, anytime access. Make sure text-based materials are crisp, clear, and in PDF format for use with text-to-voice and other accessibility software or tools.  2. Post class lecture slides in advance of...

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Join UNB in honouring the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

UNB Communications

Posted: December 5, 2019 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Memorial events on both UNB campuses will be held today in honour of the 14 women whose lives were lost 30 years ago during the Montreal Massacre at the École Polytechnique on Dec. 6, 1989. To mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, speakers will memorialize the victims, talk about current issues relating to gender-based violence, and discuss the gender...

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Holiday Reception RSVP deadline

Denise Ryder

Posted: December 5, 2019 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The deadline for UNB Saint John faculty and staff to RSVP for the Holiday Reception is Friday, Dec. 6 at 12 p.m.  RSVP to denise@ryder@unb.ca. This event will be held on Thursday, Dec. 19, from 1 - 3 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge. Please bring non-perishable food items or make a financial donation to support the UNB Saint John Student Resource Centre and the North End Food Bank. Category:...

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Sale of a 2001 Broderson Crane

Megan Hasson

Posted: December 5, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A 2001 Broderson Crane (aka: carry deck crane/pick and carry crane) is available for sale to any Department on campus interested in purchasing: Model IC80-3F (8ton) Serial #406933 Hours: 6814 Current market value for the crane is approximately $26,000-$29,000. If interested in purchasing this crane, or if you require further information, please contact Procurement Services at...

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Winter Safety Tips

Kim Perry

Posted: December 5, 2019 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Winter arrives every year and creates slippery conditions for both walking and driving. While UNB endeavors to keep the campus as safe as possible, the following are some winter safety tips that we can all use to make walking and driving around our campus safer for each of us. When on foot – One of the most important factors in keeping safe through the winter months is seasonally...

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UNB/United Way Charity Auction 2019

Anessa Gordon

Posted: December 5, 2019 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB/United Way Auction for 2019 is ending! Get your bids in before Friday, Dec. 6 at 1 p.m. local, AST. Thank you to everyone who has participated in the auction. We have already surpassed last year’s auction which raised $1,545 for United Way! Please remember - if you win an item in the auction, you will owe CASH when you pickup your item at Financial Services in the Physics and...

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New Earnings Statement Available

Jeff Comeau

Posted: December 4, 2019 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


As part of the recently announced eServices modernization initiative, Payroll Services and Human Resources have been working on the release of a new Earnings Statement that will replace the Pay Advice on eServices.  The Earnings Statement is now available and can be viewed by accessing the Colleague Self-Serve tab on your myUNB portal.  For the next few months, you will have...

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Recruiting for the Fredericton Area Watersheds Association - FAWA

Jenn Meade

Posted: December 4, 2019 10:27:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Fredericton Area Watersheds Association (FAWA) is currently seeking expressions of interest. The FAWA was founded in 2002 as a non-profit community-led organization dedicated to actively protecting and improving the wellbeing of the watersheds (streams, rivers, wetlands) of greater Fredericton. Projects have included tree-planting, trail creation, student-led restoration projects,...

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UNB English Language Programme Employment Opportunities

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: December 4, 2019 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


The UNB English Language Programme (ELP) is accepting applications for employment for its 2020 Spring (May 19 - June 18) and Summer (July 7 - August 6) sessions.  We are looking for energetic, positive and flexible individuals to work with learners who come to us from around the world to study English as a second/other language. If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding experience,...

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Reminder: Retirement reception for Doug Swift

Information Technology Services

Posted: December 4, 2019 10:24:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Doug Swift, Procurement Assistant for Information Technology Services (ITS), is retiring this December after 34 years of dedicated service at UNB. In Doug’s honour, ITS will be hosting a retirement reception on Friday, Dec. 6, from 2 – 4 p.m., in the ITS department located in Head Hall, D level. Friends and colleagues are invited to join us as we share memories from Doug’s...

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Last Direct Deposit/Payment process for the calendar year

Monica Keats-Gilbert

Posted: December 3, 2019 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The date of Wednesday, Dec. 11 is the deadline to have time-sensitive payment requests in to Accounts Payable (with all approvals) in order to ensure the payment can be processed in the last direct deposit of the year. Any payment requisitions received after December 11th will be processed in January, 2020. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Monica...

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Review of Associate Vice-President Academic (Learning Environment)

Trina Calhoun

Posted: December 3, 2019 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Kathy Wilson’s term as Associate Vice-President Academic (Learning Environment) [AVPALE] ends on December 31, 2019.  A review advisory committee has been formed as required in Senate regulations to recommend an appointment with effect from January 1, 2020.  The Review Advisory Committee is comprised as follows:   Dr. George MacLean   ...

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Classroom Feedback Survey

Kris Doucet

Posted: December 3, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Don't miss your chance to tell us how the classrooms on the Saint John campus are working for you, the Classroom Feedback Survey is happening now. Do you have the technology you need? Are there issues with accessibility? Have you had issues with scheduling rooms? Or is everything fine and you'd like to let us know? The Classroom Committee is looking for your feedback to...

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UNBF VP Holiday Reception – FR

Keri Regier

Posted: December 3, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


George MacLean, and the Office of the Vice-President Academic, are pleased to invite you to a Holiday Reception on Monday, Dec. 16, from 2 – 4 p.m., in the Great Hall, Sir Howard Douglas Hall.  Please join us as we welcome the approach of the Holiday Season! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Keri Regier Email Address: kregier@unb.ca

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UNB tender extensions for computers, monitors, printers and toner

ITS Procurement

Posted: December 3, 2019 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Information Technology Services (ITS) is pleased to announce the recent extension of UNB’s tender agreements for the supply and delivery of PC computers and monitors, and laser printers and toner.  Computers & Monitors BrunNet Inc. (HP systems) – extended until June 7, 2020 IMP Solutions (Dell systems) – extended until Dec. 7, 2020 Laser Printers Brunnet – HP...

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Stories of MAW: The One Time Maw was Born from Tall Tree Woman

Lori Quick

Posted: December 3, 2019 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Art Centre invites you to the final public viewing of Stories of MAW: The One Time Maw was Born from Tall Tree Woman, a work-in-progress by Wolastaqiyik Indigenous Artist Samaqani Cocahq’s (Natalie Sappier)  on Thursday, Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. in Memorial Hall’s auditorium. This performance is in collaboration with Possesom Paul and Dawson Sacobie. This presentation of...

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Guidelines for Holiday Decorations

Kim Perry

Posted: December 3, 2019 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


With the Holiday Season upon us, we have already begun to see decorations being installed across the city. Please see below some reminders for the Fredericton campus. Live trees or decorations made from harvested natural products (e.g. wreaths/garlands) are not recommended for use in UNB buildings for several reasons (e.g. fire hazard, allergies). Artificial trees/wreaths/garlands are...

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UNB/United Way Charity Auction 2019

Anessa Gordon

Posted: December 3, 2019 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB/United Way Auction for 2019 is now LIVE! Our goal is to surpass last year’s auction which raised $1,545! Send to your friends, family, and Facebook followers! Anyone can bid. Please note that the auction is Cash Only and items will have to be picked up at UNB Fredericton. Also, please note that there are two pages full of great auction donations this year – more than 80...

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Available for sale: four winter tires from UNB leased vehicle

Kristel Desjardins

Posted: December 3, 2019 10:16:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Institute of Biomedical Engineering has four studded winter tires (size 225-65 R17) for sale (Blacklion W506 Ice Pioneer studdable winter tires).  Tires were purchased and installed November 30, 2018 and removed early March 2019.  If a department has a UNB-owned/leased vehicle that could use these tires, please contact Kristel Desjardins at ext. 7092 or...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: December 2, 2019 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Do you know excellent teachers? 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 exam...

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Neil Scott Educational Leadership Award - Submission Deadline, Feb. 3

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: December 2, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

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 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 Teaching &...

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#youpeople: Don Cherry and Canadian Social Divides

Gabriela I. Tymowski-Gionet

Posted: December 2, 2019 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A discussion on '#youpeople: Don Cherry and Canadian Social Divides' will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 4, from 2:30 - 3:45 p.m., in Kinesiology, 201. Dr. Kristi Allain provides analysis of hockey commentator Don Cherry’s comments made on November 9th and the public’s response, arguing that there is value in taking Don Cherry seriously. She examines Cherry as a marker (and...

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Physics Seminar: "Cosmological Perturbation Theory in a New Framework"

Penny Davenport

Posted: December 2, 2019 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The next UNBF Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, Dec. 5, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204. Mustafa Afzal, UNBF, will discuss, Cosmological Perturbation Theory in a New Framework. “The study of cosmological perturbations at the quantum level is rich and interesting. It potentially explains galaxy creation and the temperature...

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Holiday Spectacular – UNB Chorale and Band Christmas Concert

Yunjia Dai

Posted: December 2, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Holiday Spectacular - UNB Chorale and Band Christmas Concert will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Come and join us for a cracker of a start to the Christmas season with the UNB Chorale and Concert Band! Don't miss the fantastic festive evening!  Chorale Director: David Steeves Band Director: Hugh Kennedy Tickets at the door: Adults...

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School of Graduate Studies Office Closure

Jacqueline Seely

Posted: December 2, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The School of Graduate Studies Office will be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 3, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., in order for the staff to attend a function.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jacqueline Seely Email Address: jseely@unb.ca

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