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Changes to Key Requests from Facilities Management

Andrew Corey

Posted: November 21, 2019 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Faculty and staff needing keys are now required to place a work order request. Please have your department representative place a work order request through our Online Work Order Request Form available through e-Services. Please allow seven to 10 days for completion. No key request will be processed without the proper authorization by the department’s...

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Looking for help and support? Try the Student Support Directory

Neil Cole

Posted: November 21, 2019 10:34:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Are you a student trying to learn about and/or find services available to you on campus? Or a faculty or staff member looking for services for students? The downloadable and printable Student Support Directory (SSD) can be used by anyone at UNB Fredericton to find and access the various services and supports available to students across campus. The SSD is a relatively comprehensive guide to...

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UNB to unveil a sculpture by Peter Powning

UNB Communications

Posted: November 20, 2019 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Art for New Spaces will unveil a sculpture by renowned New Brunswick artist Peter Powning.  The sculpture titled Trace stands 24 feet tall and spans the first two levels of the Kinesiology Building with various aspects of the sculpture being visible from all three levels.  The unveiling will take place on the lower level of the Kinesiology Building at UNB Fredericton on Friday,...

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UNB Saint John Annual Classroom Survey

Kris Doucet

Posted: November 20, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Saint John Classroom Committee is looking for your feedback on the Saint John classrooms. This brief survey is your opportunity to let us know how well the classrooms function for you in terms of technology, physical space and accessibility. Your feedback provides us an opportunity to troubleshoot issues, develop training strategies and address technical issues. The survey is open until...

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium with MBA SRM students Khevyn Gormley, Grant Frey and Micah Hesman

Leslie Harquail

Posted: November 20, 2019 10:37:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


You're invited to the Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium on Friday, Nov. 22, at 10:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology building, 208. MBA SRM students Khevyn Gormley, Grant Frey and Micah Hesman will present. Khevyn Gormley Title; Spectator Sports’ Best Friend: An in-depth look at the sports fan and the importance of ‘fan engagement’ in the contemporary marketplace Abstract; The purpose...

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MS Bookings: New Reports Feature

Kris Doucet

Posted: November 20, 2019 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


If you are using MS Bookings, you will be pleased to know it has recently added a reports feature to give you stats on how often your Booking page is used. The data available to download is limited to 60 days in the past and 60 days in the future which means that reports will need to be run every couple of months to ensure capturing data for the entire year. Instructions on how to access your...

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Heartbeat! and Ceol's Half a Christmas Concert

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 20, 2019 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Enjoy the music at Heartbeat! (The Tucker Park Choir) and the Ceilidh Band Ceol's Half a Christmas Concert on Wednesday, Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Saint John Arts Centre. All are welcome. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Andrea Kikuchi Email Address: lorenzo@unb.ca

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Psychology Colloquium with Dr. Katherine Péloquin

Jennifer Marie McWilliams

Posted: November 20, 2019 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Katherine Péloquin, from Université de Montréal, will deliver a colloquium entitled "Is couple therapy in routine practice effective in reducing relationship distress? True stories (and challenges) from an ongoing effectiveness study in Québec." The colloquium will take place on Friday, Nov. 22 at 3 p.m. in Keirstead Hall's...

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IUC Physics - Entrance Closure at E-9 Vestibule

Cynthia Jenkins

Posted: November 20, 2019 10:27:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management, Fredericton campus, wishes to advise that the IUC Physics entrance doors serving vestibule E-9 (opening onto IUC Central Core exterior stairs) is scheduled for replacement on Thursday, Nov. 21. Please use other exits and care for the remainder of the week.  If you have any questions, please contact Facilities Management at 506-453-4889 or fm@unb.ca. Category: News...

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Notice of University Oral Examination

Sylvia Whitaker

Posted: November 20, 2019 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A Master of Arts university oral exam for Jim Willar will be held on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 9 a.m. in Tilley Hall, T-28, entitled "No Business in the Closet: Investigating the Strategies and Experiences of Gender and Sexual Minority Entrepreneurs."  For additional information, you may email Sylvia Whitaker in the Department of Sociology, sylvia.whitaker@unb.ca. Category: News and...

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Reminder: Old UNB VPN (Pulse Secure) being shut down on Nov. 27

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s old Virtual Private Network (VPN) solution - Pulse Secure - is being shut down on Nov. 27, 2019. After this date, the Pulse Secure desktop client, mobile app and web app (accessed via the myUNB Portal) will no longer be available.  For continued VPN access, please download UNB’s new VPN (FortiClient).  What is a VPN? UNB’s Virtual Private Network (or VPN for...

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CETL Offers Diploma in University Teaching Program - Winter Term

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:41:00 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 bring...

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Lorenzo Reading with Sheree Fitch

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Veteran storyteller Sheree Fitch will read from You Won’t Always Be This Sad on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 4 p.m. in the Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre. Divided into three parts, like the memorial labyrinth Fitch walks every day, You Won’t Always Be This Sad offers words that will stir the heart, inviting readers on a raw and personal odyssey through excruciating loss, astonishing...

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Visual essay of real stories

Julia Bachman

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Human Development Council Saint John will present Subtext - real stories,’  a film about  tiny homes, tent camps and  conventional housing for people experiencing homelessness on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Mary Oland Theatre in the New Brunswick Museum. Dr. Eric Weissman, a member of the Institute for Urban and Community Studies at UNB,  made this visual...

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Physics Seminar with Stijn De Baerdemacker-FR

Penny Davenport

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:37:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A UNBF Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, Nov. 21, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Stijn De Baerdemacker, UNBF Chemistry, will discuss, Geminals and seniority scheme in quantum chemistry: when 2  > 1. A large part of chemical intuition on molecular covalent bonding is based on the concept of Lewis electron pairs. The mean-field theory for...

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Physics Seminar with Eric Hessels

Penny Davenport

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A UNBF Physics Department Seminar will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 26, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Eric Hessels, York University, will discuss, Testing fundamental physics with table-top precision measurements: The proton size, the fine-structure constant and the electron electric dipole moment. The talk will describe measurements of the size of the proton, the...

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Reminder Payroll Services - Office Closure

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNBF Payroll Office will be closed Thursday, Nov. 21 to allow staff to attend a full day training session.  If you need to contact our office, please email payroll@unb.ca or call 506-453-4632 and leave a message. We will respond when our office reopens. The Payroll Office will open regular hours on Friday, Nov. 22.    Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Seeking Volunteers

Elaine Perunovic

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:29:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


We are looking for individuals who 1) have fewer than two years of musical training or are not musically trained and 2) also are not able to speak Mandarin or any other tonal language to participate in a research study. The purpose of the study is to examine the role of music training in the ability to learn a language. Participants will be asked to complete a questionnaire and a speaking task,...

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Public Astronomy Viewing Night

Penny Davenport

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:22:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us to end the fall season with a tour of the night sky. We'll be observing through our portable telescopes and also show you how to spot some of the season's best known constellations as we do some naked-eye observing. Feel free to drop by anytime. (Weather permitting!)  The viewing will take place on Friday, Nov. 29, from 7 - 8 p.m., in Queen Square Park. For more information, visit...

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Campus Clothing Swap Reminder

UNB Sustainability

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


This Thursday and Friday, take part in the first ever Fredericton campus Clothing Swap, where you can exchange your gently used clothing for something new to you! This event is for students, staff and faculty from the University of New Brunswick Fredericton, St. Thomas University and New Brunswick Community College. Experience the joys of shopping without the economic and environmental burdens...

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End of Term Social

Judith Currie

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

Category: News and Notices


Join us for a delicious mug of hot chocolate and cookies on December 3rd and 4th.    All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend.  Please take this time as an opportunity to catch up before the end of term, and holiday break. Fredericton Tuesday, Dec. 3, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., in the Alumni Lounge. Saint John Wednesday, Dec. 4, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., in the...

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Discovering New Worlds with the Saint John String Quartet

Lehanne Knowlton

Posted: November 19, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Symphony New Brunswick Virtuoso Series continues with another fantastic offering by the Saint John String Quartet. Fresh on the heels of the runaway success of their latest CD and a South American tour, the quartet displays another, even more expansive side of the quartet. Listen to three contrasting works that have the common thread of new insights or new worlds. The natural world, the...

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Bridging program to educate nurses expanded

Communications Office

Posted: November 18, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Government of New Brunswick has reached 10-year funding agreements with the University of New Brunswick and the Université de Moncton to implement bridging programs for licensed practical nurses (LPNs). The programs help train LPNs to become registered nurses. “This commitment builds on our announcement in July, which reintroduced the program at the Saint John campus of...

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39th Dineen Memorial Lecture

Heather Jones

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

Category: News and Notices


The 39th Dineen Memorial Lecture will be held on the Fredericton campus on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Dineen Auditorium, C13, Head Hall and on the Saint John campus on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 6 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. The lecturer this year is Dr. David Novog, professor and Industrial Research Chair in Nuclear Safety at McMaster University.  The title of Dr....

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UNB’s fourth annual Data Visualization Competition to focus on sustainable development

Jessica Mann

Posted: November 18, 2019 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick’s International Business and Entrepreneurship Centre (IBEC) will host the fourth annual Data Visualization Competition on Thursday, Nov. 21 at the Wu Conference Centre. This year’s competition will see participants from across Atlantic Canada use their analytical skills and imagination to create visual presentations and infographics based on open data...

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Upcoming session for Mawoluhkhotipon Ally and Safe Space Program - Nov 23

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: November 18, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

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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QUEST-SJ: Qualitative Health Research Collaborate in Saint John

Monique Cassidy

Posted: November 18, 2019 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All are invited to the 3rd annual QUEST-SJ Jingle Mingle on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at Britt's Rockwood (1255 Sandy Point Rd) at 3 p.m. (networking begins) and 5 p.m. (dinner; at member's expense).   This is an afternoon to share qualitative health research experiences, research interests and ideas. Save the Date! Ballots will be entered for current members who bring a new attendee. Please...

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2019-2020 Winter Work-Study Program Now Accepting Proposals, Deadline November 29

Jessica Bourque

Posted: November 18, 2019 10:38:00 AM AST

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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CETL Hosts Celebrating Teaching Excellence Event

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: November 18, 2019 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


CETL invites you to join staff for the annual UNBF Teaching Excellence awards reception on Friday, Nov. 22, from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m., in the President's Lounge of the Alumni Building. Come, relax and reconnect with your colleagues. Snacks are provided and a cash bar will be available as well. We look forward to seeing you. We will be recognizing the following 2019 award recipients: University...

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Public Panel on The Art of Leading - from theory to practice

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: November 18, 2019 10:37:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Whether you are a student, a manager or someone who appreciates the art of leading, join us for our panel on Friday, Nov. 22, from 10 - 11:30 a.m., in the Long Hall at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. Based on their experiences, Michael Tsamaz (BBA ’84), Chairman and CEO of OTE Group, and Patrick Bruning, Associate Professor of Management at UNB, will share their perspectives on how the...

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UNB assistant professor to showcase video essay on creative housing solutions

Dr. Eric Weissman

Posted: November 18, 2019 10:27:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A video essay by University of New Brunswick assistant professor of sociology, Dr. Eric Weissman, will be screened at Saint John’s New Brunswick Museum on Wednesday, Nov. 20, from 7 - 9 p.m.  “Subtext – Real Stories” will be shown as part of the national housing day event “Creative Housing Solutions,” organized by the Saint John Human Development...

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Town Hall Reminder - Learn about upcoming changes to UNB telephones and voicemail

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 18, 2019 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Faculty and staff are invited to attend a town hall for important updates on coming changes to UNB’s telephone services and voicemail.  We hope you’ll join us:  Fredericton:   Tuesday, Nov. 19  2:30 – 3:30 p.m.   MacLaggan Hall, 105  Saint John: Thursday, Nov. 21   10:30 – 11:30 a.m.   Hazen Hall, 239  No...

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MusicUNB Concert - Classics Plus

Yunjia Dai

Posted: November 18, 2019 10:24:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The MusicUNB Concert – Classics Plus will be held Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Hailed by the International Record Review as “rapturous and glowing,” Polish-Canadian pianist Daniel Wnukowski makes his MusicUNB debut showcasing the work of great classical composers. His music features an ongoing dedication to the works of exiled Jewish composers and...

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Last chance to save on faculty & staff memberships at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: November 18, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNBF faculty & staff Get Fit Week ends Tuesday, Nov. 19.  As part of Get Fit Week, UNBF faculty and staff are invited to stop by and enjoy a complimentary one-week membership at the CURRIE CENTER and SMA Pool. Faculty and staff are also eligible to receive 15 per cent off four-month and annual memberships. Payroll deduction plans are available. Visit our website to learn more about...

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Surplus Furniture available

Monica Keats-Gilbert

Posted: November 18, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Financial Services Office on the Fredericton campus has the following items available to any department who may be interested in furniture for UNB use on campus:  There are still a couple of sets of three-piece light oak grain desks available, with separate corner piece and two side pieces, upper shelf on one side, matching three drawer cabinet Please contact m.keats-gilbert@unb.ca by...

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Womens Varsity Volleyball Home Opener

Natasha Kelly

Posted: November 18, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Our Seawolve's women's volleyball team is spiking, serving and digging for the first time on home turf this weekend! On Saturday, Nov. 23, they host MTA with matches beginning at 2 p.m. On Sunday, Nov. 24, they host CU with matches beginning at 2 p.m. Games will be held in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre. Admission is 5$ for adults and students enter for free! For full...

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SUB Cafeteria Early Closure Nov. 20 and 21, 2019

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: November 18, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, Nov. 20, the Computer Science Awards Banquet will be taking place in the SUB Cafeteria.  As a result, the entire cafeteria will be closing at 1 p.m.  Tim Hortons will remain open until 3 p.m. (take out only). On Thursday, Nov. 21, the Business Awards Banquet will be taking place in the SUB Cafeteria.  As a result, the entire cafeteria will be closing at 1 p.m. Tim...

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New IT Service Catalog now available

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 15, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s IT Service Catalog recently got a facelift.   Visit the new catalog for:  More up-to-date content  Enhanced search features and navigation  A more modern look and feel  Improved view on mobile devices  And more  What is an IT Service Catalog?  The catalog provides an overview of all the IT services offered at UNB, regardless of which...

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Call for Capital Projects

Heather Finkle

Posted: November 15, 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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Lorenzo Music Series Presentation

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 15, 2019 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Members of the Saint John String Quartet will perform Dvorak String Quartet in F Major Op. 96 on Thursday, Nov. 21, from 12:30 - 1:20 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge. Admission is free and all are welcome to bring lunch and enjoy the performance. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Andrea Kikuchi Email Address: lorenzo@unb.ca

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Global Entrepreneurship Week at UNB

UNB Communications

Posted: November 15, 2019 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick Entrepreneurship Working Group will celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) from November 18-24 at UNB Fredericton.   Enjoy the opportunity to navigate the start-up process and network with Fredericton’s entrepreneurship community through interactive workshops, speaker series and competitions including the Data Visualization Competition and UNB IP...

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Have a high schooler interested in UNBSJ?

Ben Silcox

Posted: November 15, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A Discover UNB event will be held on Monday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. in Ganong Hall on the Saint John campus. One of the great advantages of working at UNB is that your son or daughter is entitled to half-price tuition on either campus. We would like to remind everyone that all staff are welcome to bring their children to this, or any recruitment event – they are a great way to look...

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Reduced Hours at Card Office

UNB Card Office

Posted: November 15, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

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: November 18 (Monday) November 22 (Friday) November 27 (Wednesday) November 29 (Friday) December 4 (Wednesday) December 6 (Friday) December 20 (Friday) December 23 (Monday) If you need immediate...

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Changes to UNB voicemail on November 27

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 14, 2019 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, Nov. 27, ITS must make important updates to UNB voicemail services. These changes are temporary until UNB’s new telephone services are fully in place this winter.  Faculty and staff - What do you need to do? On Wednesday, Nov. 27, once the updates are complete, those with voicemail will receive an email with a temporary voicemail pin.  Use this temporary pin to set...

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Lorenzo Reading with Sheree Fitch

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 14, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Veteran storyteller Sheree Fitch will read from You Won’t Always Be This Sad on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 4 p.m. in the Hazen Hall Lecture Theatre. Divided into three parts, like the memorial labyrinth Fitch walks every day, You Won’t Always Be This Sad offers words that will stir the heart, inviting readers on a raw and personal odyssey through excruciating loss, astonishing...

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New Brunswick Innovation Ecosystem Map Launch on November 19

Communications Office

Posted: November 14, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB faculty and staff are invited to the launch of the New Brunswick Innovation Ecosystem Map on Tuesday, Nov. 19, from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., at Planet Hatch, 50 Crowther Lane, Fredericton.  Innovation is essential to the growth of the economies of today and tomorrow. Who are the drivers of innovation in New Brunswick, and how does this compare to the rest of the...

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UNB Fredericton Payroll Office Closure for Training on November 21

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: November 14, 2019 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note the UNBF Payroll Office will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 21 to allow staff to attend a full-day training session.  If you need to contact the office, please email payroll@unb.ca or call 506-453-4632 and leave a message. We will respond when our office reopens. The Payroll Office will open its regular hours on Friday, Nov. 22.    Category: News and Notices Article...

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Leadership Panel

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: November 14, 2019 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Whether you are a student, a manager or someone who appreciates the art of leading, join us for our leadership panel on Friday, Nov. 22, from 10 - 11:30 a.m., in the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, Long Hall. Based on their experience and research, Michael Tsamaz (BBA ’84), Chairman and CEO of OTE Group, the largest technology organization in Greece, and Patrick Bruning, Associate Professor of...

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Global Entrepreneurship Week is November 18 - 24 at UNB Fredericton

Susan Oliver

Posted: November 14, 2019 10:35:00 AM AST

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 November 18 - 24, 2019 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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Book your Christmas Party at the Wu Conference Centre

Kaitlyn Cats

Posted: November 14, 2019 10:17:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The dates of December 16 and 17 (11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.) are available for booking at the Wu Conference Centre. Holiday Luncheon package includes: - Shared Holiday Buffet - Private Room - Holiday décor throughout the building - Holiday activities throughout the building - Holiday music throughout the building $21.99/ per person + applicable taxes Contact wu@unb.ca for more...

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Get Fit Week at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: November 14, 2019 10:16:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Get Fit Week is back at URec! Until Tuesday, Nov. 19, UNBF faculty and staff are invited to enjoy complimentary one-week membership at the CURRIE CENTER & SMA Pool. As part of Get Fit Week, faculty and staff are also eligible to receive 15 per cent off four-month and annual memberships. Payroll deduction plans are available. Curious about what a membership at...

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Available for sale: four winter tires from UNB-leased vehicle

Kristel Desjardins

Posted: November 14, 2019 10:15:00 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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Lorenzo Reading with Natalie Morrill

Andrea Kikuchi

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

Category: News and Notices


Writer Natalie Morrill will read from The Ghost Keeper on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 2 p.m. at the Saint John Jewish Historical Museum, 91 Leinster Street. Winner of the HarperCollins/UBC Prize for Best New Fiction, this powerful, sweeping novel set in Vienna during the 1930s and ’40s centres on a poignant love story and a friendship that ends in betrayal. The Ghost Keeper is a story about...

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Presentations for Nikanahpat Director Mi Kmaq Wolastoqey Centre

Wendy Jones

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

Category: News and Notices


The Faculty of Education and the Mi'Kmaq Wolastoqey Centre would like to invite you to attend presentations for the Nikanahpat Director.  Candidate Natasha Simon will present on Wednesday, Nov. 20, followed by Christopher Thomas George on Thursday, Nov. 21.  Presentations will take place from 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 356. Category: News and Notices Article...

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Calling all alumni - win an Apple Watch

Jenna Kennedy

Posted: November 13, 2019 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


For a chance to win an Apple Watch, complete our alumni engagement survey! We are reaching out to you, as a member of our global alumni population, to learn more about your experience as a student and how that has impacted your relationship with UNB as an alumnus/alumna. The Associated Alumni values your opinions and wants your input so we can provide you with meaningful, impactful experiences...

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CETL Hosts Celebrating Teaching Excellence Event - Friday, November 22

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: November 13, 2019 10:34:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


CETL invites you to join staff for the annual UNBF Teaching Excellence awards reception on Friday, Nov. 22, from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m., in the President's Lounge of the Alumni Building. Come, relax and reconnect with your colleagues. Snacks are provided and a cash bar will be available as well. We look forward to seeing you. We will be recognizing the following 2019 award recipients: University...

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'Holiday Host' an international student this December

Jason MacFarlane

Posted: November 13, 2019 10:34:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


This December, UNB faculty and staff are invited to once again be part of the UNB International Student Advisor's Office's 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 23rd to January 2nd) an opportunity to...

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Exhibition: 30th Anniversary - Fall of the Wall and Peaceful Revolution in Germany

Jennifer Bishop

Posted: November 13, 2019 10:32:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On occasion of the 30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Wall and the Peaceful Revolution in Germany on November 9, 1989 the Department of Culture and Media Studies proudly presents an exhibition to commemorate this historic event.  ‘The Wall. A Border Through Germany’ is an exhibition on the history of the GDR’s border regime along the Berlin Wall and the inner-German...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: November 13, 2019 10:20:00 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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Recruiting participants for free fitness assessments

Travis Hrubeniuk

Posted: November 13, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you interested in learning more about your fitness and how to achieve your exercise goals? We are looking for relatively healthy volunteers between the ages of 18 – 69 to receive a free fitness assessment from a 4th-year Kinesiology student, as part of the practical exam. Testing times are available on November 27th, 29th, December 4th, and December 6th at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m....

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Mourning the passing of faculty member Dr. Krista Wilkins

Communications Office

Posted: November 12, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dear members of the UNB community, It is with deep sadness that I share news of the passing of Dr. Krista Wilkins, associate dean and associate professor in the faculty of nursing on the Fredericton campus. Krista passed away on Thursday, Oct. 31 at the age of 44.  Please join me in offering sincerest condolences to Krista’s family, friends, colleagues and students. Originally from...

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Inaugural issue of the President's Newsletter

UNB Communications

Posted: November 12, 2019 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The inaugural issue of the President’s Newsletter is now available. This installment features our community’s recent successes in research and beyond, Homecoming, Oktoberfest, Orange Shirt Day, and much more. You can access the newsletter here. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: UNB Communications Email Address: talktous@unb.ca

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Project Update Town Hall: Changes to UNB Telephone Services

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 12, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Faculty and staff are invited to attend a town hall for important updates on coming changes to UNB’s telephone services and voicemail. We hope you’ll join us: Fredericton:  Tuesday, Nov. 19 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.  MacLaggan Hall, 105 Saint John:  Thursday, Nov. 21  10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  Hazen Hall, 239 No RSVP necessary – all faculty and...

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New IT Service Catalog available Nov. 15

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 12, 2019 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


On Friday, Nov. 15, the UNB IT Service Catalog is getting a facelift featuring: More up-to-date content Enhanced search features and navigation A more modern look and feel Improved view on mobile devices And more What is an IT Service Catalog? The catalog provides an overview of all the IT services offered at UNB, regardless of which faculty or department delivers the...

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UNBSJ Research Colloquium in Economics and Human Research Management

UNB Communications

Posted: November 12, 2019 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John will be holding a research colloquium in the areas of economics and human resource management on Friday, Nov. 15 at 10:45 a.m. in the Hans W. Klohn Commons, room G16. Session 1:  10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Dr. Barry Watson, associate professor of economics, will present Mind the Gap: A Decomposition of Earnings & Vulnerability among Indigenous and Non-Indigenous...

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Still time to register for the 32nd Annual Business Awards Dinner

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: November 12, 2019 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


You still have time to register for the 32nd Annual Business Awards Dinner. Join your colleagues with the Faculty of Management to celebrate the accomplishments of our students, alumni and supporters.  Taking place on Thursday, Nov. 21, we will recognize two alumni with Certificates of Achievement: Anne-Marie Gammon, MBA, FCPA, FCMA, (BBA ’83) President and CEO of CPA...

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2019-2020 Winter Work-Study Program Now Accepting Proposals

Jessica Bourque

Posted: November 12, 2019 10:25:00 AM AST

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 70...

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MusicUNB - Contemporary Music Festival

Yunjia Dai

Posted: November 12, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The MusicUNB Contemporary Music Festival will be held November 14 - 18 in Memorial Hall. MusicUNB’s Musician-in-Residence, Nadia Francavilla, presents a new three-concert Contemporary Music Festival during November 14-18, spotlighting Canadian female composers and performers. Nadia Francavilla, violinist, is a specialist in contemporary musical idioms and women composers in particular....

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RBC UNBeatable Ideas Competition ends in three days!

Olubukola Adejoke Abiola

Posted: November 12, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Entrepreneurship starts with an idea, and yours could be the next big venture! We want to hear your ideas and give them a chance to win! The Technology Management & Entrepreneurship (TME) Program at the J. Herbert Smith Centre is holding a university-wide pitch competition. All full-time students, graduate or undergraduate, from both campuses, across all faculties are invited to enter by...

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Colleague back online

Project FOCUS

Posted: November 11, 2019 10:51:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All UNB systems have been restored following the Colleaque maintenance shutdown over the weekend. All services impacted by the outage are now available.      Thank you for your co-operation.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Project FOCUS Email Address: project-focus@unb.ca

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GL Object Code Listing and Changes

Cindy M. Flann

Posted: November 11, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


As part of FOCUS Financials and the recent maintenance performed on the general ledger, the UNB chart of accounts has undergone major changes.   In a continued effort to improve financial reporting at the university, many commonly used object codes have been closed, renamed or moved.  An updated object code list, along with a summary of changes, can be found on the Financial Services...

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Fall break writing retreat

David Ross

Posted: November 11, 2019 10:49:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A faculty writing retreat will be held for the first time over the Reading Week on the Saint John campus. Faculty are welcome to use the Keith and Elizabeth Chapman Grand Reading Room in the Hans W. Klohn Commons from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Tuesday-Friday, Nov. 12 - 15, for one hour, a few hours or the entire week. Refreshments – generously provided by the Vice-President Research...

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Information sessions: Teladoc and Employee Family Assistance Program

Human Resources & Organizational Development

Posted: November 11, 2019 10:48:00 AM AST

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...

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39th Dineen Memorial Lecture

Heather Jones

Posted: November 11, 2019 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The 39th Dineen Memorial Lecture will be held on the Fredericton campus on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Dineen Auditorium C13, Head Hall and on the Saint John campus on Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 6 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. The lecturer this year is Dr. David Novog, professor and Industrial Research Chair in Nuclear Safety at McMaster University. The title of Dr. Novog's...

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2019-2020 Winter Work-Study Program now accepting proposals

Jessica Bourque

Posted: November 11, 2019 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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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UNB’s Co-Curricular Program

Jacob White

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

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Co-Curricular Program will keep track of all of the extra-curricular activities you’ve done during your time at UNB and build you a portfolio that can be used towards a resume, grad schools, and more! What is the Co-Curricular Program? The Co-Curricular Program (CCP) is based around six themes: Career Development, Global & Cultural Awareness, Personal Development, Leadership &...

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Call for Capital Projects

Heather Finkle

Posted: November 8, 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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Varsity Home Games This Weekend

Natasha Kelly

Posted: November 8, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


We have a great weekend of varsity sports lined up here in Saint John! On Saturday, Nov. 16, our men's volleyball squad hosts HC with matches beginning at 4 p.m. in the Athletics Centre! Then on Sunday, Nov. 17, the men play HC once more at 12 p.m., followed by our varsity basketball teams hosting MTA to finish the day. Women's tip off is at 2 p.m. and men's is at 4 p.m. Admission is...

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UNB Remembers 2019

UNB Communications

Posted: November 7, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The university's seventh annual UNB Remembers ceremony will take place on Friday, Nov. 8, beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the Memorial Hall auditorium (Fredericton) and Hazen Hall 225 (Saint John). UNB Remembers is a time for our community to come together and reflect on the toll of war on our students, alumni, faculty and staff. This year’s ceremony will feature biographies of UNB alumni...

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Faculty of Business Research Colloquium

Patricia Chisholm

Posted: November 7, 2019 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John’s Faculty of Business will hold a Research Colloquium on Friday, Nov. 15, from 10:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., in Hans W. Klohn Commons G16 (BMO room). Session 1 (10:45 – 11:30 a.m.) Mind the Gap: A Decomposition of Earnings & Vulnerability among Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Canadians Presenter: Dr. Barry Watson, Associate Professor, Economics, Faculty of...

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Project Update Town Hall: Changes to UNB Telephone Services

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 7, 2019 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Faculty and staff are invited to attend a town hall for important updates on coming changes to UNB’s telephone services and voicemail. We hope you’ll join us: Fredericton:  Tuesday, Nov. 19 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.  MacLaggan Hall, room 105 Saint John:  Thursday, Nov. 21  10:30 – 11:30 a.m.  Hazen Hall, room 239 No RSVP necessary – all faculty and...

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Upcoming session for Mawoluhkhotipon Ally and Safe Space Program

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: November 7, 2019 10:42:00 AM AST

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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Extra furniture available

Monica Keats-Gilbert

Posted: November 7, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Financial Services Office on the Fredericton campus has the following items available to any department who may be interested in furniture for UNB use on campus:  Sets of 3-piece light oak grain desks which includes a separate corner piece and two side pieces, upper shelf on one side, matching 3-drawer cabinet 3 Cubicle walls – light grey Please contact...

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Lorenzo Reading with Natalie Morrill

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 7, 2019 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Writer Natalie Morrill will read from The Ghost Keeper on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 2 p.m. at the Saint John Jewish Historical Museum, 91 Leinster Street. Winner of the HarperCollins/UBC Prize for Best New Fiction, this powerful, sweeping novel set in Vienna during the 1930s and ’40s centres on a poignant love story and a friendship that ends in betrayal. The Ghost Keeper is a story about...

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Have a son or daughter interested in UNB?

Ben Silcox

Posted: November 6, 2019 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


There is a Discover UNB event coming up on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at the Fredericton Delta at 7 p.m. One of the great advantages of working at UNB is that your son or daughter is entitled to half-price tuition on either campus. We would like to remind that all staff are welcome to bring their children to this, or any recruitment event – they are a great way to look into options for...

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium with MBA SRM students

Leslie Harquail

Posted: November 6, 2019 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


You're invited to the Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium on Friday, Nov. 8, at 10:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology building, 208. MBA SRM students Dylan Beck, Gregory Brown and Thomas Bobyn will present "The Rise of Sports Gambling and Its Future in Sport." Betting on sports has existed for centuries – however the 21st century has presented new opportunities, challenges, and legislation for the...

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Faculty & Staff Get Fit Week at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: November 6, 2019 10:47:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness, News and Notices


URec is inviting all UNBF faculty and staff to “Get Fit”  and enjoy a complimentary one-week membership at the CURRIE CENTER & SMA Pool, from Nov. 12-19. Faculty/Staff Get Fit Week Promotions: 15% discount on 4-month & annual memberships* Free trial week for UNBF faculty and staff (Valid UNB ID Card required) Free drop-in on any group fitness class and open lap swim time Free...

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UNB Student Union Welcome Center

Karen Miner

Posted: November 6, 2019 10:47:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Student Union Welcome Center will be closed Nov. 11 - 15, and will re-open for regular hours on Monday, Nov. 18. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Karen Miner Email Address: kminer@unb.ca

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CUPE 3339 Children's Christmas Party

Kim Booker

Posted: November 6, 2019 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


It’s coming! CUPE 3339 Elves are everywhere, secretly preparing for the annual Children’s Christmas Party! The party will be held on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, in the Hans W. Klohn Commons from 10 a.m. until noon.    The invitation is open to children and grandchildren (0-12 years) of staff and faculty from UNB Saint John. Registration forms are available...

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Silver Wave Film Festival at UNB

UNB Communications

Posted: November 6, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Many UNB students and alumni will be featured in Silver Wave Film Festival as writers, directors, producers and film crew. Silver Wave Film Festival screenings will take place at various venues throughout Fredericton including UNB.  For more information on the film festival and screenings at UNB, please visit the UNB Newsroom.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Colleague maintenance: Some services unavailable Nov. 9-11

Project FOCUS

Posted: November 5, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Maintenance work will be done on the General Ledger over the upcoming long weekend (Nov. 9 - 11, 2019) which requires Colleague to be shutdown.  During the shutdown, some services will be impacted:  Students will not be able to view marks, student account balances, etc. Students will not be able to make course changes   Employees will not be able to view, enter or...

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Cybersecurity Alert - Google Chrome Zero Day Exploit

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 5, 2019 10:49:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Do you use Google Chrome on your computer or mobile device? World-wide security vulnerabilities have recently been discovered in Chrome that could put your devices at risk. To protect your devices and data, please make sure your Chrome browser is up to date with the latest security patches. To do this: Mac/Windows: Within Chrome, click the three vertical dots in the top right hand corner of...

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New residence ground breaking event

Denise Ryder

Posted: November 5, 2019 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join us for the ground breaking event for a new residence at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. The new 40,000-sq.ft building will have104 beds in adjoining rooms and is the first geothermal heated and cooled residence at UNB.  The event will take place next to the Dr. Colin B. Mackay Residence, UNB Saint John campus, 100 Tucker...

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November ISAO Lunch and Learn - Thursday, Nov. 7

Jason MacFarlane

Posted: November 5, 2019 10:47:00 AM AST

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, room 103. Staff and faculty are welcome to drop-in between 12 noon and 1 p.m. to discuss issues pertaining to international students on campus, usually organized around a theme.  This...

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Fredericton Campus Clothing Swap

UNB Sustainability

Posted: November 5, 2019 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Come take part in the first ever Fredericton Campus Clothing Swap, where you can exchange your gently used clothing for something new to you! This event is for students, staff and faculty from the University of New Brunswick, St. Thomas University and New Brunswick Community College. Experience the joys of shopping without the economic and environmental burdens of fast...

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Global Entrepreneurship Week is Nov. 18-24 at UNB Fredericton

Susan Oliver

Posted: November 5, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

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, 2019, 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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Call for Nominations for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching

Nancy Fitzpatrick

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

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 exam...

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Flu Shot Clinic at UNB Fredericton

Monica Longphee

Posted: November 4, 2019 10:49:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Don't forget to get your flu shot. 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.  Come...

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IBEC Speaker Series - Betty Blanchard

Darla Anne Anderson

Posted: November 4, 2019 10:48:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


IBEC’s next Speaker Series is Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 12 p.m. Enjoy a free lunch and join us in Tilley Hall room 303 as Betty discusses how her business plan developed over time. Betty Blanchard is the owner of My Closet Consignment Inc. At the age of 53 Betty decided after her long career in hospitality sales and marketing to leave that industry and open her own consignment...

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Physics seminar: STEVE - A new type of upper atmospheric emission and unusual magnetosphere-ionosphere processes

Penny Davenport

Posted: November 4, 2019 10:47:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB physics department will host a seminar by Toshi Nishimura, Boston University, on Thursday, Nov. 7, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m. on "STEVE: A new type of upper atmospheric emission and unusual magnetosphere-ionosphere processes." Join us in IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, Room 204. “STEVE (strong thermal emission velocity enhancement) was recently discovered as a new type of...

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Flu Shot Clinic at UNB Saint John

Jacqueline Allen

Posted: November 4, 2019 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The last free Flu Shot Clinic for students, faculty and staff will be held on Thursday, Nov. 7, from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m., in the Student Health Centre. Bring your Immunization Card and Medicare/Provincial Health Card. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jacqueline Allen Email Address: Jackie.Allen@unb.ca

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UNBSJ Bookstore sale

Charlene Parfitt

Posted: November 4, 2019 10:46:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us at the UNBSJ Bookstore for the Stock Up and Bundle Up sale! This sale is three days only - Tuesday Nov. 12, to Thursday, Nov. 14. Get 25% off assorted clothing, frames, and drinkware. Store hours are 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Monday to Friday. The Bookstore will be closed on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, due to Remembrance Day. It will re-open on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 8:30...

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2019-2020 Winter Work-Study Program now accepting proposals

Jessica Bourque

Posted: November 4, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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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UNB Fredericton signs accreditations with CPHR NB

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: November 4, 2019 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The faculty of management has formalized an agreement with CPHR New Brunswick to provide accreditation of the bachelor of business administration with a major in human resources management and the certificate in applied human resources management programs. As a result of this agreement, graduates of the UNB Fredericton BBA with a major in Human Resources and graduates of the Certificate in...

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Reminder: WebTimeEntry cutoff date Nov. 15, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: November 1, 2019 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Remembrance Day holiday weekend, it is necessary for Payroll Services to change the WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for employee submission of hours and supervisor approval for the pay of Nov. 15, 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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Reminder: UNB-owned Windows 7 computers will be removed from the UNB network as of Dec. 1

IT Service Desk

Posted: November 1, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Support for Windows 7 at UNB is ending on Dec. 1, 2019. You must have your computer updated to Windows 10 before this date to continue to access the UNB network.  For guidance on how to update your computer, please contact your departmental Level 1 or the IT Service Desk as soon as possible. Note: It’s important that you back up your files before your computer is updated. Why is this...

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Information sessions: Teladoc and Employee Family Assistance Program

Human Resources & Organizational Development

Posted: November 1, 2019 10:45:00 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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Lorenzo Reading with Rebecca Fisseha

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: November 1, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Writer Rebecca Fisseha will read from Daughters of Silence on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Ash from the Eyjafjallajökull volcano fills the skies. Flights are grounded throughout Europe. Dessie, a cosmopolitan flight attendant from Canada, finds herself stranded in Addis Ababa — her birth place. Grieving her mother's recent death, Dessie heads to see...

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

Communications Office

Posted: November 1, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You are invited to a public lecture on Cyber Warfare & the State of the Information Age by Dr. David Fahrenkrug on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 7 p.m. in the Philip W. Oland Hall, Room 104. This presentation will address the changes in conflict brought about by the growing use of computers, networks and communication technologies and is applicable to everyone. Specifically, Dr. Fahrenkrug will offer a...

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Encouraging the Hesitant Student and What Do You Need to Help You Teach

Patricia Chisholm

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

Category: News and Notices


Dr. David Creelman, 3M National Teaching Fellow and English professor at UNB Saint John, will speak about Encouraging the Hesitant Student and What Do You Need to Help You Teach on Nov. 8, from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. in Oland Hall Room 104. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Patricia Chisholm Email Address: pchishol@unb.ca

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Call for Capital Projects

Heather Finkle

Posted: November 1, 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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New work-in-progress by Samaqani Cocahq/Natalie Sappier, UNB Art Centre Artist-in-Residence

Lori Quick

Posted: November 1, 2019 10:39:00 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 Nov. 7, 2019, from 6:30 - 8 p.m. This will be presented in collaboration with movement director Possesom Paul. An artist talk will follow the performance.  MAW is a compilation...

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Asset Disposal - 1999 Ford F150

Laurie D. Nason

Posted: November 1, 2019 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Asset disposal of 1999 Ford F150. Odometer:  220,000 kms. Color: Black. The vehicle is being sold as is, where is, in current non-running condition. Vehicle was running fine, but suffered a serpentine belt failure (due to seized belt pulley bearing) and lost power to the battery. Battery was old and failed, and was not replaced. Vehicle is mechanically sound but...

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2019-2020 Winter Work-Study Program now accepting proposals

Jessica Bourque

Posted: November 1, 2019 10:32:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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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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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Nels Anderson Lecture 2019

Tracy McDonald

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Lorenzo Reading with David Moscrop

Andrea Kikuchi

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John

Monique Cassidy

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Varsity Soccer Final Home Games

Natasha Kelly

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


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

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Final Defence for Mr. Aaron Turner

Sylvia Demerson

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Farewell Party for Rice Fuller, Director of Counselling Services

Tanya Jones

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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How is climate change impacting development?

Jana Giles

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

Category: Student Organizations


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

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UNB's Fall Convocation Ceremonies

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Reminder: Orange Shirt Day on September 30

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Japanese Film Festival

Michiko Nishijima

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Welcome Wall installed at URec

Colin Bowley

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Mourning the passing of student Andrew Pickard

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Sisters Standing Together Campaign

Chelsea Cullins

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB Oktoberfest

Mary Duffley

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Launch of Ten Thousand Coffees

Anita Connolly

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB Launching I-STEM Program

Dominic Blakely

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Deadline for the UNB Teaching Innovation Award - September 30

Nancy Fitzpatrick

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Lorenzo Reading with David Moscrop

Andrea Kikuchi

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Karen Palmer

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Wear orange for Orange Shirt Day on September 30

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Register Now for Round-table conversations

Strategic Planning Steering Committee

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Catherine Foster

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Celebration of Women Speaker Series featuring Cynthia Banks

Jenna Kennedy

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Upcoming Sessions for Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program

Daniel A. Nagel

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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MusicUNB Concert - Impressionism: Then and Now

Yunjia Dai

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB signs MOU with Siemens

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Get involved in cybersecurity awareness month at UNB

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Quality Assurance Review of Renaissance College

Kimberly Macklin

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Psychology Colloquium with Dr. Randi Doyle

Jennifer Marie McWilliams

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

UNB Biology Seminar Series

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB’s cyber lecture series features NYU professor

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNBF Launches first of four Art Hives!

Lori Quick

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Register now for the Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference and save!

Rachel Watters

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

Category: News and Notices


Register for the Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference (#APAC2019CAPA) before September 30 to take advantage of current pricing. There is only one week left before the registration fee increases! Your registration includes: Two days of access to experts in the area of Autism assessment, treatment, and support Six keynote addresses providing insight to empirically supported research and best...

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Lorenzo Reading with Craig Davidson

Andrea Kikuchi

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Pre-Retirement 1001: Your UNB Guide to Retirement

Human Resources

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Sisters Standing Together Campaign

Chelsea Cullins

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initatiative - Phase 3 Launch

Catherine Holtmann

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference Call for Posters

Michael Palmer

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB Fredericton's 65th Convocation Honour Guard members wanted

Judith Currie

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Judith Currie

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB research published in top marine ecology journal

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNBF Physics Seminar

Penny Davenport

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Sir Howard Douglas Award Application open

Victoria Sparkes

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Varsity Soccer hosts STU (SJ)

Natasha Kelly

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


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

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UNB and STU students for fossil fuel divestment

Susan O'Donnell

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Former President Eddy Campbell to be Honoured on September 27

Susan Montague

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Lorenzo Reading with Emily Davidson

Andrea Kikuchi

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB Cyber Security Lecture Series

Sarah-Jane Corke

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Increase Student Engagement with Poll Everywhere

Nancy Fitzpatrick

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Quality Assurance Review of Renaissance College

Kimberly Macklin

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Wu Conference Centre - Looking for used filing cabinets

Annette Wetmore

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Lorenzo Reading with David Moscrop

Andrea Kikuchi

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Search for Director - Teaching & Learning Services, CETL

Kathy Wilson

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Do you know any students that would make good tutors?

Sara Rothman

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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2019 Patients' Den - Register now

Krystal Binns

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB Saint John Ganong Hall High Pressure Air Shutdown

Angie Robichaud

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

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised there will be a Ganong Hall high pressure air shutdown on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 8:30 a.m.  This scheduled shutdown will require the full day for the new air compressor to be installed.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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Triplets receive UNB entrance scholarships

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Friday Night LIT

Ian Letourneau

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Varsity Soccer hosts CU (SJ)

Natasha Kelly

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


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

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Parkinson Canada SUPERWALK - Volunteers Needed

Caitlin Doyle

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


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

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UNB Oktoberfest

Mary Duffley

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Student Toolkit and Student Support Directory

Neil Cole

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Enrich Your Life with a Leisure Learning Course

Alison Howells

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Shirley MacLeod

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB’s cyber lecture series features NYU professor

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Nels Anderson Lecture 2019

Tracy McDonald

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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The Tasting at UNB Homecoming

Jenna Kennedy

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Learning Communities launches for the 2019 Fall term

Dave Decker

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Early Alert for Student Success - UNB Saint John

Dave Decker

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Dr. Catherine Holtmann

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Dr. Kimberley Davies on Quirks and Quarks

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Jocelyne Thompson

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNBF Physics Seminar

Penny Davenport

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB Counselling Services - Office Closure

Tanya Jones

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNBF Volunteer Fair

Gillian McLean

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Strategic Planning Roundtable Conversations - Register Now!

Michelle McNeil

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Silke Brabander

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Speaker Series hosted by Bill MacMackin

Darla Anne Anderson

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Nominations open for 2020 Proudly UNB Awards

Jenna Kennedy

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Making more affordable and accessible electronic devices

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB researchers part of Canada’s largest dementia research network

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Ballroom Blitz from September 17 - 21

Becky Sullivan

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Varsity Soccer Home Opener vs. UKC (SJ)

Natasha Kelly

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


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

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Author and Filmmaker Shandi Mitchell to kick off Lorenzo Reading Series

Andrea Kikuchi

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Lorenzo Reading with Craig Davidson

Andrea Kikuchi

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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JDI on Campus, Sept. 16 and 17

Sandra Howland

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Welcoming new staff members to student services

Sheldon MacLeod

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Beaverbook Gallery and Santiago el Grande

Anna Hamling

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Creative Connections Conference 2019

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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BIPOC Welcome Back and Networking BBQ

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Community of individuals who affiliate with a Jewish identity

Scott Ronis

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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A year of firsts for the Faculty of Management

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB Oktoberfest

Mary Duffley

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Lorenzo Reading with Emily Davidson

Andrea Kikuchi

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Temporary Parking Lot Closure

Aaron Chisholm-Keith

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Public Talk on Mental Health in Developing Countries

Matthew Dickson

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Sounds and Stories Coffeehouse

Athena Grillakis

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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JDI on Campus, Sept. 16 and 17

Sandra Howland

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program - Upcoming Fall Sessions

Daniel A. Nagel

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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FA/CPR and FA Refresher Training

Kim Perry

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

Category: News and Notices


The Environmental Health and Safety Office is hosting a ‘Workplace Standard First Aid/CPR" two-day training course for UNBF employees on November 18 – 19, 2019 and November 20 21, 2019, certifying you in First Aid/CPR for a three-year period providing you attend the annual one-day refresher. There will also be a FA Refresher on November 22, 2019 for those who have received their...

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Classics & Ancient History Public Lecture by Dr. Ben Akrigg

Angela Peters

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study - FR

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: September 11, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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CPA Information Session

Athena Grillakis

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

Category: Employment News


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

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Gerhard Gloss

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Author and Filmmaker Shandi Mitchell to kick off Lorenzo Reading Series

Andrea Kikuchi

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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CRM Recruit is now live

Project FOCUS

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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The Internet of Underwater Things - Guest Lecture

Alicia E Farnham

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Feminist Lunch Series: Pamela Malins

Alice Armstrong

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

Category: Student Organizations


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

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Take Back the Night Poster Making

Alice Armstrong

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

Category: Student Organizations


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

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Physics Seminar: Mesospheric Imaging Michelson Interferometer

Penny Davenport

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Public Astronomy Viewing Night

Penny Davenport

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

Category: News and Notices


Join us to start off the new semester with a tour of the night sky. We'll be observing through our portable telescopes and also show you how to spot some of the season's best known constellations as we do some naked-eye observing. Feel free to drop by anytime. (Weather permitting!)  All are welcome on Friday, Sept. 13, from 9 - 10 p.m., in Queen Square Park. Category: News and...

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Campus Operations offices closed afternoon of September 10

Andrew Corey

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Nisuhsane Program: Connecting With Indigenous Students New to UNB

Matthew MacLean

Posted: September 9, 2019 10:21:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Upper-year students (both indigenous and non-indigenous) with an interest in developing reciprocal and meaningful connections with Indigenous students new to UNB are invited to participate in a new program starting in the fall of 2019. Program Description The Nisuhsane (“let us walk together”) project connects new to UNB Indigenous students with upper-year students (both indigenous...

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KIN Kids Physical Literacy program for ages 5-12

Greg Duquette

Posted: September 9, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Deadline for the UNB Teaching Innovation Award - September 30

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: September 9, 2019 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Biological Science Seminar

Stacey Hines

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Harriet Irving Library Research Commons to open at UNB Fall 2020

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Karen Pearlston

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNBSJ - Ganong Hall High Pressure Air Shutdown

Angie Robichaud

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Tropos: A Celebration of Art and Music

Lori Quick

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Drop-in Week at URec

Colin Bowley

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


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

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Official Portrait of Eddy Campbell to be Unveiled

Susan Montague

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Priestman Lecture - Save the dates

Karen Palmer

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Lori Quick

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB English Language Programme Fall Course Offerings

Christopher Hudson-Brading

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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The End of the Beginning

Lehanne Knowlton

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Try Fencing this Fall

David Themens

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


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

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John

Monique Cassidy

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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MusicUNB Concert - Intermezzo

Yunjia Dai

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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SUB Cafeteria closing early on Sept. 4

Becky Sullivan

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNBF Counselling Services - Events & Workshops

Tanya Jones

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Opportunity to work in French on campus

Natalie Fournier

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Traffic advisory: Saturday, Aug. 31, Mackay Drive

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Reminder: New centralized services for print and branded merchandise

Print Services

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Fall group fitness

Colin Bowley

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Public astronomy viewing night

Penny Davenport

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Cybersecurity advisory: phishing email claiming to come from UNB president

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Mourning the passing of retired librarian Everett Dunfield

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNBSJ: Sprinkler and fire alarm testing

Angie Robichaud

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Notice of late opening: Hans W. Klohn Commons

Jenny Palk

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: August 28, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB participating in equity, diversity and inclusion pilot program

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Fall pool schedule

Colin Bowley

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Reminder: WebTimeEntry cutoff date Sept. 6, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

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

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Labour Day holiday weekend, it is necessary for Payroll Services to change the WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for employee submission of hours and supervisor approval for the pay of Sept. 6, 2019. Employee WebTimeEntry Cut-Off - Employees using WebTimeEntry timesheets must have all hours entered, electronically signed and submitted to their supervisor for approval by midnight,...

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Our newest students to be welcomed at Commencement

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Domestic Recruitment Offices closed Aug. 29

Lisa Chouinard

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Nisuhsane Program: Connecting with Indigenous students new to UNB

Matthew MacLean

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

Category: News and Notices


Upper-year students (both Indigenous and non-Indigenous) with an interest in developing reciprocal and meaningful connections with Indigenous students new to UNB are invited to participate in a new program starting in the fall of 2019. The Nisuhsane (“let us walk together”) project connects new-to-UNB Indigenous students with upper-year students (both Indigenous and non-Indigenous)...

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2019 Fall Fire Drills

Kim Perry

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Science Stores Closed

Ed Goodfellow

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Pay administration updates

Human Resources & Organizational Development

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Paving on Fredericton campus

Carol Anne Booker

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Joanne Hodgson

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

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Labour Day holiday weekend, it is necessary for Payroll Services to change the WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for employee submission of hours and supervisor approval for the pay of Sept. 6, 2019. Employee WebTimeEntry Cut-Off - Employees using WebTimeEntry timesheets must have all hours entered, electronically signed and submitted to their supervisor for approval by midnight,...

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KIN Kids Physical Literacy Active Play Program for ages 5-12

Greg Duquette

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Campus Operations offices closed afternoon of Sept. 10, 2019

Andrew Corey

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Partial road closure on Mackay Drive by Currie Center

Cynthia Jenkins

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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You're invited: Smart grid funding announcement

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Reminder: WebTimeEntry cutoff Sept. 6, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

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

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Labour Day holiday weekend, it is necessary for Payroll Services to change the WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for employee submission of hours and supervisor approval for the pay of Sept. 6, 2019. Employee WebTimeEntry Cut-Off - Employees using WebTimeEntry timesheets must have all hours entered, electronically signed and submitted to their supervisor for approval by midnight, Thursday,...

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AED and EPI Pen familiarization sessions

David Gillespie

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Chantal Richard

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Creative Connections 2019: Early bird rate until Aug. 31

Beth A. Wallace

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

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

Category: News and Notices


There's still time! Do you know an excellent teacher? If so, nominate her/him for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching!  Nomination forms are available online or can be picked up at the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning, Fredericton; the Vice-President, Saint John; the Student Council, Saint John or Fredericton; and faculty offices. The deadline for...

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UNB Libraries - Delayed opening on Sept. 3

Susan Oliver

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Department of Mathematics and Statistics closed Aug. 23

Cindy Thomas

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Try a progressive program this fall

Colin Bowley

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Krystal Binns

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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International Recruitment Centre annual training

Leslie Oickle

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Participants needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes Study

Gillian L Staples

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Demo Days at URec

Colin Bowley

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Free furniture provided by faculty of law

David Anderson

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Pizza with Paul

Judith Currie

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNBSJ - temporary water shutdown on Aug. 23

Angie Robichaud

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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College of Extended Learning closing afternoon of Aug. 23

Ann Smith

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Domestic Student Recruitment offices closed for training

Lisa Chouinard

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Volunteers needed for information kiosk prograk

Gillian McLean

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: August 20, 2019 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Register today for Understanding the Adult Learner, an online term-based course

Rachel Watters

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Pizza with Paul

Judith Currie

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Student Dependent Registration for UNB Health and Dental plans

Human Resources & Organizational Development

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Leslie Harquail

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Mourning the passing of retired staff member Faye Watson

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB Saint John 2019/20 Parking Permits

David Gillespie

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Aaron William Tabor

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Deadline for the UNB Teaching Innovation Award- September 30

Nancy Fitzpatrick

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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CETL Media Lab - Closing Early August 16

Nancy Fitzpatrick

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB Fredericton 2019-2020 Parking Permits

Desmond Dupuis

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Pizza with Paul

Judith Currie

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Join us at Homecoming

Natalie Montgomery

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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You're invited: UNB announces Canada Research Chairs

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Stephen Heard

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Presentation and Networking with Dr. Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant

Krystal Binns

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Krystal Binns

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB Syllabus Template

Nancy Fitzpatrick

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Payroll Services - Office Closure

Joanne Hodgson

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Undergraduate Admissions Office Closed for Training

Shelley Perry

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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New Brunswick Summer Music Festival Main Concert Series Returns

Indigo Rain Poirier

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Participants Needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes Study

Gillian L Staples

Posted: August 13, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Vesey Bulbs Fall Fundraiser Reminder

Ann Smith

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB researchers receive federal funding

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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2019 Water Main Flushing

Hugh Schneider

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Pizza with Paul

Judith Currie

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program Training Session

Daniel A. Nagel

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Krystal Binns

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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New telephone services coming to UNB - campus town halls

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Reminder - New wireless certificate for eduroam on August 14

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Vice-President (Research)

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Tibbits Hall Grand Re-Opening

Judith Currie

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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AED & EpiPen Familiarization Sessions on Saint John campus

David Gillespie

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Participatory visual research at UNB to address social change

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Studying women and LGBTQ politics at UNB Saint John

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Presentation/Networking with Dr. Gillian Bartlett-Esquilant

Krystal Binns

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB Saint John 2019-20 Parking Permits

David Gillespie

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Jessica Bourque

Posted: August 8, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


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

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Participants needed for UNBF iFLEX Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: August 8, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Canada Games Aquatic Centre *New* Corporate Membership Offer

Drew MacLeod

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Provide your input on the UNB Identity and Access Management policy

Erik Denis

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program Training Sessions

Daniel A. Nagel

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UGSW Collective Agreement Workshops for Graduate Directors, Secretaries and Faculty

Erin Fyfe

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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New telephone services coming to UNB - campus town halls

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Anita Connolly

Posted: August 2, 2019 10:26:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


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

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Carleton Hall Construction Advisory

Cynthia Jenkins

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Student Dependent Registration for UNB Health and Dental plans

Human Resources & Organizational Development

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Anita Connolly

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

Category: Employment News


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

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

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Participants Needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes Study

Gillian L Staples

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

Category: News and Notices


Are you concerned about your glucose level or living with Type 2 diabetes? UNBF’s CELLAB in the Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants, age 19+, who have been diagnosed with prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes to take part in the Exercise with Diabetes study. Participation includes a free fitness assessment and a free 7 month exercising program with an exercise...

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

Colin Bowley

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


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

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UNBF Student Accessibility Centre will be closed on August 2

Jody Gorham

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNBSJ 2019/20 Parking Permits

David Gillespie

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Carleton Hall Construction Advisory

Cynthia Jenkins

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Free Hanging File Folders

Lindsay Taylor Doiron

Posted: July 31, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Saint John College has an abundance of legal-size hanging file folders for use in filing cabinets/drawers. If any faculty/department/staff member is in need of hanging file folders, please feel free to drop by the SJC office in WCL Room 26 and take as many folders as you need.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lindsay Taylor Doiron Email Address:...

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

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 30, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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2019 Patients' Den

Krystal Binns

Posted: July 30, 2019 10:40:00 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 two student...

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UGSW Collective Agreement Workshops for Graduate Directors, Secretaries and Faculty

Erin Fyfe

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Notice of Closure - Office of the Registrar

Jo-ann Mihan

Posted: July 30, 2019 10:21:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Office of the Registrar will close on Thursday, Aug. 1, from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m., for all staff to participate in a staff meeting.   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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Participants needed for UNB Exercise Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: July 30, 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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Air Exchanger (HRV) Available

Robert Moss

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

Category: News and Notices


UNBF Engineering is currently in possession of a heat recovery ventilator (HRV) or air exchanger that is no longer in use or needed. It was recently used for the UNB Makerspace, to help vent out 3D printer particles. If someone within the University needs the unit for her/his work or research, please contact us.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Robert...

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UNBF Student Accessibility Centre will be closed on August 2

Jody Gorham

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

Category: News and Notices


The UNBF Student Accessibility Centre will be closed on Friday, Aug. 2 and will reopen on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 8 a.m. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jody Gorham Email Address: jgorham1@unb.ca

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Mourning the passing of professor emeritus Dr. Zdeñek (Denny) Valenta

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of professor emeritus Dr. Zdeñek (Denny) Valenta, who passed away on July 20, 2019, in Fredericton. He was 92. Born in Havlíčkuv Brod, Czechoslovakia, Denny completed his undergraduate degree in chemistry at the E.T.H. (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) in Zurich, Switzerland in 1950. Upon...

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Two Postdoctoral Fellowships with the Centre for Research in Integrated Care

Krystal Binns

Posted: July 29, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The Centre for Research in Integrated Care (CRIC) at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) in Saint John is accepting applications for two two-year term Postdoctoral Fellowship positions, effective September 3, 2019 at a salary of $60,000/year. CRIC is a living laboratory that develops and evaluates patient-centred integrated models of care for individuals with complex care needs...

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Walking Study- Participants Needed- UNB Fredericton

Nayeli Guadalupe Marcial Munoz

Posted: July 29, 2019 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Development of Kinetic and Kinematic Multisegment Foot Models for Gait Analysis - We are examining kinematics, kinetics, muscle activity and structure of the foot in order to better understand how the foot functions under both weight bearing and non-weight bearing conditions. Who - We are recruiting healthy adults aged 65+ to participate in our study. Where - The Andrew and Marjorie McCain...

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

Anita Connolly

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

Category: Employment News


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

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SUB closed for New Brunswick Day

Matthew Theriault

Posted: July 29, 2019 10:23:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Student Union Building will be closed on Monday, Aug. 5 for New Brunswick Day. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Matthew Theriault Email Address: Matthew.Theriault@unb.ca

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Early closure at the SUB Saturday, Aug 3rd

Matthew Theriault

Posted: July 29, 2019 10:22:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the SUB will be closing at 5 p.m on Saturday, Aug. 3. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Matthew Theriault Email Address: Matthew.Theriault@unb.ca

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Participants needed for exercise study - UNB Kinesiology CELLab

Martine Nicole Girard

Posted: July 29, 2019 10:21:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Students interested in developing leadership skills

Josie Seely

Posted: July 29, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


If you know students looking for fall or winter electives, who are interested in developing leadership skills, let them know that they can accomplish both with UNB’s Renaissance College. RCLP 3051 – Essential Skills in Leadership This course explores the roles, responsibilities, and challenges involved in effective leadership in both community organizations and workplace...

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UCard services unavailable on August 11

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


On Sunday, Aug. 11, from 7 a.m. - 1 p.m. (six hours), some UCard services will be unavailable while our vendor performs upgrades.  This outage will affect the following UCard services: UCard Online UCard App UCard Gift Deposits UCard Photo Upload Student printing to UNB printers UCard PHIL stations (located in the HIL & HWK Commons) Purchases with UCard Cash on and off campus (see the...

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Public Research Presentation at the HCI Lab: Designing Social Interactions with Users

Scott Bateman

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

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCI Lab) is pleased to host a public research presentation by visiting colleagues from the University of Toronto. All interested faculty, students and staff are invited to attend.  Designing Social Interactions with Users: Contextual Inquiries in Practice Benett Axtell and Cosmin Munteanu Time and Place: Gillan Hall, GC127, 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July...

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Walking Patterns in Children with Autism- Participants Needed -UNB Kinesiology

Megan Kieley

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

Category: News and Notices


If your child is between six and 16 years old and has been diagnosed with autism, we invite you to take part in a highly specialized walking test involving 3D motion capture at the Andrew and Marjorie McCain Human Performance Laboratory.  Persons with autism may demonstrate a variety of motor symptoms that can alter the ability to perform activities of daily living, such as walking....

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Sibylla Marina Dickson

Communications Office

Posted: July 25, 2019 10:55:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of retired faculty member Sibylla Marina Dickson, who passed away on July 10, 2019. She was 75. Originally from Germany, Sibylla attended the University of Munich. In 1969, Sibylla came to Canada, where she began teaching in the German department at the University of New Brunswick Saint John and then at UNB Fredericton...

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Participants Needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes Study

Gillian L Staples

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Participants needed for exercise study - UNB Kinesiology

Martine Nicole Girard

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Truck For Sale

Faith Slipp

Posted: July 25, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Student Services is selling a 2009 F150 Regular Cab Truck.  Asking price is $4,000 (or best offer).  The truck has 93,800 km and is a 4.6L V8.  We have recently replaced the rack and pinion, steering hoses and pump as well as the tie rods.  The rocker panels were replaced by Wood Motors in November 2017.  It is inspected until September 2019 and licensed until October...

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Reminder WebTimeEntry Cutoff Date August 9, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

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

Category: News and Notices


Due to the New Brunswick Day holiday weekend, it is necessary for Payroll Services to change the WebTimeEntry cut-off dates for employee submission of hours and supervisor approval for the pay of August 9, 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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UNBF Counselling Services - Office Closure

Tanya Jones

Posted: July 24, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please note that UNBF's Counselling Services will be closed for staff training on the afternoons of Thursday, July 25 and Friday, July 26.  If you need to speak with someone, please contact the CHIMO Helpline at (506) 450-4357.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address: tjones@unb.ca

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URec four-week Outdoor Training Program

Colin Bowley

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


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

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FOCUS CRM Recruit

Project FOCUS

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB will be launching a new undergraduate application system, CRM Recruit, in September! FOCUS CRM Recruit is an initiative that will replace our current domestic and international undergraduate application process, with graduate and law applications scheduled for the future. For regular updates keep checking the Project FOCUS blog.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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NotaBle Acts Theatre Festival

Len Falkenstein

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

Category: News and Notices


The NotaBle Acts Theatre Company, in cooperation with Theatre UNB, will stage its 18th annual Summer Theatre Festival, showcasing 16 new plays by emerging and established New Brunswick playwrights, from July 23-August 3 at venues across Fredericton, including UNB's Memorial Hall. Festival highlights include two professional mainstage productions, Fruit Machine, a play about the gay purge in the...

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Contract to Provide Photocopy Paper

Julie Hynes

Posted: July 22, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Procurement Services has signed a contract with Staples Advantage for UNB Fredericton and Saint John campuses.  This contract was tendered and awarded through Interuniversity Services Inc. (‘ISI’) and offers office supplies as well as photocopy/printer paper to 18 member institutions in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland; thus reducing cost and...

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Feedback Requested - Strategic Planning Phase One Summary Report and White Paper Topics

UNB Strategic Planning

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UGSW Collective Agreement Workshops for Graduate Directors, Secretaries and Faculty

Erin Fyfe

Posted: July 22, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Is your business idea investment ready?

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: July 22, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB is recognized as a place where great ideas can be turned into successful businesses. We have the creative minds, business knowledge and entrepreneurial skills to make this happen.  Now, thanks to the recently established Fraser Student Venture Fund (FSVF), members of the UNB community have access to real money to help take their early stage startups to the next the...

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Mourning the passing of honorary degree recipient Dr. Arthur L. Pottle

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of honorary degree recipient Dr. Arthur (Art) L. Pottle (DLitt ’16), who passed away on July 14, 2019, in Saint John. He was 98. Born in Saint John, NB, Art left school in eighth grade to enlist in the Canadian army, where he eventually became a member of the Canada US First Special Service Force in 1943, serving...

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Strategic Planning Phase One Summary Report and White Paper Topics

UNB Strategic Planning

Posted: July 19, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Help us Design Guided Breathing Tools for the Workplace

Aaron William Tabor

Posted: July 19, 2019 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Jessica Bourque

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

Category: Employment News


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

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Student Dependent Registration for UNB Health and Dental plans

Human Resources

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: July 18, 2019 10:35:00 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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Vesey Bulbs Fall Fundraiser

Ann Smith

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Faculty of Education presents Ethical Dilemma Café

Catherine Foster

Posted: July 17, 2019 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Faculty of Education will present the Ethical Dilemma Café with Dr. Jennifer Thompson, Visiting Research Fellow Department of Anthropology Durham University, UK, on Thursday, July 18, from 1 - 4 p.m., in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 249. This is a free public event Dilemma: a situation in which a difficult choice has to be made between two or more alternatives, especially when it is...

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

Jessica Bourque

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

Category: Employment News


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

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Participants Needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes Study

Gillian L Staples

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNBSJ - Backflow Prevention Testing

Angie Robichaud

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

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that from Monday, July 22 - Wednesday, July 24, we will be conducting required testing on our backflow devices on the Saint John campus.  This testing will require shutting down water supply intermittently throughout these days in various locations.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Efficient Grading and Feedback with Crowdmark

Nancy Fitzpatrick

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

Category: News and Notices


Join us on Wednesday, Aug. 14, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 249. Facilitator: Patrick Reynolds, Math & Stats. Crowdmark is a collaborative online grading platform that can greatly enhance grading, feedback, re-distribution, and record-keeping for tests, assignments, essays, multiple choice tests, group exams, etc. It's useful for large and small classes alike. It allows...

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Early Closure of SUB on July 19th and 20th

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

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

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the entire Student Union Building will be closing at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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Faculty and Staff Shinerama Trivia!

UNB Shinerama

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

Category: Student Organizations


This summer, Student Union's Shinerama has partnered with The Grad House to host Faculty and Staff Trivia every second Friday! We will be testing your knowledge on UNB history, pop culture, geography, and so much more. Come to the Grad House on Friday, July 19 at 12 p.m. for a lunch of fun questions while having a relaxing drink with coworkers. There will be a BBQ with burgers, veggie burgers,...

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Free, large indoor planters

Annette Wetmore

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

Category: News and Notices


The Wu Conference Centre has two large planter boxes that it wishes to give away. The boxes are 70.5 inches long, 17 inches  wide and 16.5 inches tall. They are a light wood color with a small black base. If you are interested in one or more of the planters, please contact Annette Wetmore of the Wu Centre at awetmore@unb.ca. Removal and transportation of the planter boxes is the...

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Robert Stangroom

Communications Office

Posted: July 15, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of retired faculty member Robert Stangroom, who passed away on June 27, 2019. He was 98. Bob was a member of the physical education faculty (now kinesiology) on the UNB Fredericton campus from 1965 until his retirement in 1986. As a well-liked professor, his students and colleagues will remember his compassion and...

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Second annual Industrial Problem Solving Workshop being held at UNB

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


The Atlantic Association for Research in the Mathematical Sciences (AARMS) is hosting its second Industrial Problem Solving Workshop (IPSW) at the University of New Brunswick’s Fredericton campus from July 15 to 19. The goal of the IPSW is to connect researchers in industry, non-profit organizations and academia. During the workshop, six organizations from Atlantic Canada and...

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SSHRC Funding Announcement: Wednesday, July 17

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


Tomorrow, Wednesday, July 17 at 2 p.m. the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport and Ted Hewitt, president of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council are announcing a major investment in social sciences and humanities research.  All are welcome to attend.  Ground Floor Lobby, New Kinesiology Building 90 Mackay Drive     Category: News and...

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Reminder: IBME Director - candidate public presentation

Amanda Manuel

Posted: July 12, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Patrick Fitzpatrick

Communications Office

Posted: July 11, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of retired faculty member Patrick Fitzpatrick, who passed away on June 7, 2019, in Fredericton. He was 80. Known by all as Fitz, he was an associate professor in the political science department on UNB’s Fredericton campus. Fitz was a highly respected educator in Canadian and provincial politics, publishing...

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UNB Board of Governors reappoints chair and vice-chair

Angie Deveau

Posted: July 11, 2019 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Larry Hachey, a well-known community leader from Quispamsis, N.B., has been reappointed chair of the University of New Brunswick’s Board of Governors for an additional two-year term, effective July 1. Robyn Tingley, founder and president of diversity group GlassSKY Inc., has also been reappointed vice-chair of UNB’s Board of Governors for an additional two-year term, effective July...

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Zotero session - UNB Libraries

Susan Oliver

Posted: July 11, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Want to learn how to organize your research and manage citations? We can help! UNB Libraries invites students, faculty and researchers to a Zotero workshop on July 15 at 1 p.m. in the HIL Learning Lab (room 112). Zotero is a free research organization tool that facilitates citing, organizing papers and sharing articles. We encourage everyone to bring a laptop, however there will be...

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Important update to ZOOM app for Mac users only

ZOOM Support @ UNB

Posted: July 11, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This notice is only relevant to Mac users of ZOOM web conferencing (instructors and students). ZOOM support recently notified us that the Mac version of the desktop app (not the Windows version) has an identified security vulnerability related to video.  You can read about the issue at the link below, but an update to the app is available immediately that removes the vulnerability. To...

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2019-2020 UNB Work-Study Program now accepting proposals

Jessica Bourque

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Stay fit and active this summer with URec

Colin Bowley

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

Category: News and Notices


Beat the heat this summer and take your workout indoors with URec! URec has lots of fun ways to stay active and fit over the summer: Drop in on a group fitness class (included in membership/no pre-registration is required). Classes ranging from Zumba, indoor cycling, yoga and more! Go for a dip in the SMA pool. Summer schedule is now underway! Take part in a free member...

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Angélique W. Simpson named Director of UNB Development and Donor Relations

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB is pleased to announce that Angélique W. Simpson (LLB ’07) has been selected as UNB’s new Director of Development and Donor Relations.  A UNB alumna and lawyer, Angélique left private practice 10 years ago to become more involved with projects that strengthen Atlantic Canada. Her first bi-campus leadership role at UNB was as Director of International Recruitment,...

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Strategic Planning Phase One Summary Report and White Paper Topics

UNB Strategic Planning

Posted: July 10, 2019 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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New Faculty/Instructor Orientation - August 28, 2019

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: July 10, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Every year the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning (CETL) hosts an annual orientation session for new faculty and instructors. You will have an opportunity to hear Faculty Voices and to interact with some of our faculty members. Also, during the day you will be introduced to many of UNB’s administration and support services, ranging from Student Services to Security. All new faculty...

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Final Defence for Andrew Mergl

Sylvia Demerson

Posted: July 10, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Mr. Andrew Mergl will present his Final Defence for his MScE Degree on Friday, August 9th at 9:00 a.m. in the ADI Studio of Head Hall.  Everyone is welcome to attend. "Conversion of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Sludge to Biocrude Through a Hydrothermal Liquefaction (HTL) Process".   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Sylvia Demerson Email Address:...

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Student Union Building - Lobby Closure for Construction Upgrades

Cynthia Jenkins

Posted: July 10, 2019 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management, Fredericton Campus wishes to advise that the lobby at the Student Union Building, on the Pacey Drive side, will be closed to allow for construction upgrades to the flooring.  The construction is scheduled to start with evening closures on Thursday, July 11 and Friday, July 12.  Full day closures are scheduled for Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14. Signage...

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UNBSJ Ganong Hall high pressure air shutdown

Angie Robichaud

Posted: July 9, 2019 10:49:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised there will be a Ganong Hall high pressure air shutdown on July 10, 2019, at 9:30 a.m. until approximately 1:30 p.m. This scheduled shutdown will require approximately four hours for this work to be completed. 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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Quartermain Earth Science Café: 50 Years of Apollo

Ann C. Timmermans

Posted: July 9, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Quartermain Earth Science Centre will present the Earth Science Café DAYTIME! on Saturday, July 13, from 12 - 4 p.m., in celebration of 50 years of the Apollo lunar landing. The historic Apollo lunar landing on July 20, 1969, paved the way for future space exploration and opened the door to boundless curiosity and discovery. Drop in to experience the legacy of the first lunar...

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Last chance to register for summer courses and finish your degree faster

Rachel Watters

Posted: July 9, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Complete a 3-credit hour course in three weeks and earn credit toward your degree!  Here’s a sampling of available courses: MUS 2114 - Introduction to Music Appreciation SPAN 1204 - Introductory Spanish II Download the Summer Term Schedule for a complete listing of available courses. Register today! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Rachel...

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Participants needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes study

Gillian L Staples

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Participants needed for exercise study - UNB Kinesiology

Martine Nicole Girard

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Call for Submissions: UNB Teaching Innovation Award

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: July 9, 2019 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Deadline for the UNB Teaching Innovation Award- Monday, September 30, 2019 This award was established in 2015 and recognizes up to two UNB educators each year for their innovative approaches that promote student-centred teaching and learning. Award recipients receive a $500 award and official university recognition. Eligibility: The Teaching Innovation Award is open to all full-time and...

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Student Recruitment Office being painted

Student Recruitment Office

Posted: July 8, 2019 10:50:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


For the week of July 8, the Student Recruitment Office on the Saint John campus will be undergoing some painting. As a result their office space will be closed for day-to-day operations.   Staff will be relocated to Irving Hall 106 for the week and are also reachable by calling 648-5900, or by contacting tellmemore@unb.ca.  Category: News and Notices Article...

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Workshop: Informed Consent Using Visual Methods

Catherine Foster

Posted: July 8, 2019 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The faculty of education presents Informed Consent Using Visual Methods: A Workshop, hosted by Dr. Jennifer Thompson, Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Anthropology, Durham University, UK. Join us on Friday July 12, 2019, Marshall d’Avray Hall, room 249, 1 – 3 p.m. This is a free public event Informed consent is a foundational aspect of research ethics, for...

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Keep an eye out for Google Calendar scams

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 8, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you use Google Calendar? If so, be wary of invitations from unknown senders. Cyber-attackers are using Google Calendar invites with malicious links to try and infect devices and steal personal information. How to protect yourself from calendar scams: Don’t open messages from unknown senders Don’t accept invitations from people you don’t know Don’t click links in...

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Mental Health First Aid: Adults Who Interact With Youth

Tanya Jones

Posted: July 8, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We still have spots available in our Mental Health First Aid for Adults Who Interact with Youth session scheduled on July 30 and 31. This will be held on our Fredericton campus. Cost is $125 (for UNB staff/faculty/students) for the two-day training, which includes lunch each day.  Mental Health First Aid for Adults Who Interact With Youth teaches you how to help someone who is developing a...

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Learning the benefits of quantitative investment methods first-hand

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: July 8, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Hats off to five faculty of management students for performing so well in the global Chicago Quantitative Alliance (CQA) Investment Challenge this year! Members of the first cohort of the Master in Quantitative Investment Management (MQIM) program, Huang Xu, Jiaji (Justin) Feng, Justin Arsenault, Lowry Zhu and Joseph MacCallum, applied the knowledge and tools they learned in their courses to...

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2019-2020 UNB Work-Study Program now accepting proposals

Jessica Bourque

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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IT service interruption on Wednesday, July 10 beginning at 6 a.m.

IT Service Desk

Posted: July 5, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Wednesday, July 10, from 6 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. (1.5 hours), ITS will be performing maintenance on UNB's campus firewall. As a result, access to the following services will be intermittently unavailable during this time. From on campus: CANARIE & ECN services Non-UNB websites and services (ex: Gmail, Facebook, etc.) D2L Brightspace UCard Services, including: UCard Online UCard Gift...

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Search for Director of Teaching & Learning Services (CETL) - Application Deadline Extension

Kathy Wilson

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

Category: News and Notices


Applications are being accepted for the position of Director of Teaching and Learning Services in the Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning (CETL). The position is being advertised internally within UNB and will begin January 1, 2020. The position is 2/3 time and carries a stipend in addition to salary. The position profile can be found here. Applications consisting of a letter identifying...

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Quartermain Earth Science Café: 50 Years of Apollo!

Ann C. Timmermans

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

Category: News and Notices


The Quartermain Earth Science Centre will present the The Earth Science Café DAYTIME! on Saturday, July 13, from 12 - 4 p.m., in celebration of 50 Years of the Apollo lunar landing. The historic Apollo lunar landing on July 20, 1969 paved the way for future space exploration and opened the door to boundless curiosity and discovery. Drop in to experience the legacy of the first lunar...

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Summer programs at URec

Colin Bowley

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Interested in a fun and challenging progressive program at URec this summer? There are still spaces available in a number of programs starting soon.  Choose from popular programs like Yoga for Power & Grace (Mondays at 12 noon), Reformer (Mondays at 9 a.m. and 12 noon/Tuesdays at 11 a.m. and 12 noon), Total Barre Pilates (Mondays at 1:15 p.m.), Vinyasa Flow (Wednesdays 5:30...

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UNB Counselling Services - Office Closure

Tanya Jones

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB Counselling Services, on the Fredericton campus, will be closed on Tuesday, July 9 for a staff meeting.  If you have an emergency, please go directly to the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital or call CHIMO at 506-450-HELP. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address: tjones@unb.ca

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Students interested in developing leadership skills

Josie Seely

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

Category: News and Notices


If you know students looking for fall or winter electives, who are interested in developing leadership skills, let them know that they can accomplish both with UNB’s Renaissance College. RCLP 3051 – Essential Skills in Leadership This course explores the roles, responsibilities, and challenges involved in effective leadership in both community organizations and workplace settings....

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Notice of Closure - Office of the Registrar in Fredericton

Shawna Bergin

Posted: July 3, 2019 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Office of the Registrar, on the Fredericton campus, will close on Thursday, July 4, from 8:15 - 9:45 a.m., to allow staff to participate in a staff meeting.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Shawna Bergin Email Address: registrar@unb.ca

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

Martine Nicole Girard

Posted: July 3, 2019 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Undergraduate admissions office closing early on July 4

Shelley Perry

Posted: July 3, 2019 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Undergraduate Admissions Office will be closed for the afternoon on July 4 for training. We apologize for any inconvenience.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Shelley Perry Email Address: Shelley.Perry@unb.ca

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2019-2020 Season Passes on sale now

Andy Campbell

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Reds Season Passes for the 2019-2020 season are now on sale. Passes can be purchased in person, at the Aitken Centre box office, or on line at goredsgo.ca. Season pass holders from previous years can renew, until September 30th, but this must be done in person, at the box office. UNB faculty and staff can purchase season passes at the discounted rate of $200 each. The Aitken...

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New Device Administration fee for all new UNB computer purchases

Krista Dixon

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

Category: News and Notices


Effective July 1, 2019, ITS will be charging a new $45 Device Admin Fee for the purchase of all new UNB owned computers (Windows and Apple).  This one-time charge will replace the previous Microsoft Agreement Fee ($25), and be charged at time of purchase via departmental chargeback. This fee will cover ongoing Windows and Office upgrades and allow ITS to manage software and deploy...

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

Jessica Bourque

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

Category: Employment News


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

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Participants Needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes Study

Gillian L Staples

Posted: July 2, 2019 10:32:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB student wins Startup Canada pitch competition

Angie Deveau

Posted: July 2, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A co-op student from the University of New Brunswick, Saint John campus, won a pitch competition at the Startup Canada awards ceremony on June 11. Ashley Vaughan, who will enter her fourth year in the faculty of business at UNB Saint John this September, is completing her final co-op term at Millennia TEA at the end of August. Millennia TEA is an early stage company based out of Saint John with...

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Faculty of Education Lunch and Learn

Catherine Foster

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB alumna wins prestigious international literary award

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Farewell message from Dr. Campbell

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: June 27, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There's still time! Do you know an excellent teacher? If so, nominate her/him for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching!  Nomination forms are available online or can be picked up at the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning, Fredericton; the Vice-President, Saint John; the Student Council, Saint John or Fredericton; and Faculty Offices. The deadline for...

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Canada Day & summer hours of operation at URec

Colin Bowley

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


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

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Tribute to Dr. Eddy Campbell

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Summer food service on Saint John campus

Cory Brown

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Upcoming Session for Mawoluhkhotipon Ally & Safe Space Program

Daniel A. Nagel

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Student Union Building - Lobby Closure for Construction Upgrades

Cynthia Jenkins

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Martine Nicole Girard

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Writing Centre Support for Faculty

Jan Waldschutz

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Early Closure of SUB Cafeteria - June 28

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Closure of Student Union Building for Canada Day - July 1

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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IBME Director - candidate public presentation

Amanda Manuel

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Jessica Bourque

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

Category: Employment News


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

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

Andrew Corey

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Participants Needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes Study

Gillian L Staples

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

UNB Strategic Planning

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Online procurement training sessions

Project FOCUS

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

Category: News and Notices


As part of the Project FOCUS Financials initiative, Financial Services has implemented a new, user friendly online procurement system. The new system allows users to enter purchase order requisitions directly into Colleague.  The system will provide up-to-date balances in accounts and the ability for users to track the status of their purchase order requests during the approval...

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Travel Policy revisions

Cindy M. Flann

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence announcement

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Len Falkenstein

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Treatment des Personnes de Poids Élevé dans le Nouveau-Brunswick

Julia Sheehan

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Meet 2019 APAC/CAPA Keynote Speaker Isabel Smith

Rachel Watters

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Rachel Watters

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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FA/CPR and FA Refresher Training

Kim Perry

Posted: June 19, 2019 10:32:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Environmental Health and Safety Office is hosting a ‘Workplace Standard First Aid/CPR" two-day training course for UNB employees on August 20-21 and August 22-23, 2019 certifying you in First Aid/CPR for a three-year period providing you attend the annual one-day refresher. There will also be a FA Refresher on August 19, 2019 for those who have received their FA/CPR certification in...

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Student Union Building - Lobby Closure for Construction Upgrades

Cynthia Jenkins

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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CIC-Student Presentations

Ali Corrigan

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

Category: Student Organizations


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

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Shinerama Trivia!

Madison Dru Beairsto

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

Category: Student Organizations


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

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Participants Needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes Study

Gillian L Staples

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Participants needed for UNB iMET Study

Martine Nicole Girard

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Traffic advisory: FHS Prom on Monday, June 17

Randy Mahoney

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

IT Service Desk

Posted: June 14, 2019 10:48:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you instructing a course in fall 2019 that requires new software to be installed on UNB lab computers? All new lab software requests must be submitted by July 15 via UNB’s Lab Software Request Form to ensure we have enough time to evaluate, test and deploy your software before September. Please see ITS’s Lab Software Policy for more details. If you need help completing...

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Learn how to keep your data and devices safe while travelling

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Online course: History of Music

Yunjia Dai

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Online procurement training sessions

Project FOCUS

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

Category: News and Notices


As part of the Project FOCUS Financials initiative, Financial Services has implemented a new, user friendly online procurement system. The new system allows users to enter purchase order requisitions directly into Colleague.  The system will provide up-to-date balances in accounts and the ability for users to track the status of their purchase order requests during the approval...

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Traffic Advisory: FHS Prom on Monday, June 17

Randy Mahoney

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNBSJ - fire hydrant flushing

Angie Robichaud

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Tell us how we’re doing – Campus Operations Survey

Andrew Corey

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNBF English Language Programme employment opportunities

Christopher Hudson-Brading

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

Category: News and Notices


The UNBF English Language Programme (ELP) is accepting applications for classroom-focus employment for our Summer Session (July 9 - August 8). We are looking for energetic, positive and flexible individuals to work with learners who come to us from around the world to study English as a second/other language. If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding experience, please contact us by...

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Crowdmark renewed

Nancy Fitzpatrick

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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CETL offering D2L sessions in July and August

Nancy Fitzpatrick

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Participants needed for iMET exercise study

Martine Nicole Girard

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Allie Turner

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNB is securing critical infrastructure through cyber innovation

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Participants needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes study

Gillian L Staples

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Free boat rentals for URec members

Colin Bowley

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


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

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CIC-Student Presentations

Ali Corrigan

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

Category: Student Organizations


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

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UNBSJ water shutdown

Angie Robichaud

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Summer food service

Cory Brown

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Information Sessions: Keeping your data and devices safe while travelling

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Office of the Registrar - counter services

Rebecca Gray

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Online procurement training sessions

Project FOCUS

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

Category: News and Notices


As part of the Project FOCUS Financials initiative, Financial Services has implemented a new, user friendly online procurement system. The new system allows users to enter purchase order requisitions directly into Colleague.  The system will provide up-to-date balances in accounts and the ability for users to track the status of their purchase order requests during the approval...

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Reminder: Retirement celebration for Peter Jacobs

Information Technology Services

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Faculty Training Resources for D2L Brightspace

Nancy Fitzpatrick

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Undergraduate Awards Office Closure

Mallory Dowling

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Jacqueline Seely

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Jessa Andrea Canaveral

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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School of Graduate Studies - Associate Dean position appointments

Jacqueline Seely

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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2019 Central Heating Plant Shutdown Reminder

Tom Gilmore

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

Category: News and Notices


This is a reminder that the 2019 Central Heating Plant Shutdown, on the Fredericton campus, shall begin at 00:01 hours June 9, continuing through to 24:00 hours on June 13.  Steam will be restored to the DECRH within 24 hours of shutdown.  Steam will be restored to all other clients no later than 24:00 hours, June 13. The shutdown is necessary in order to carry out routine annual...

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#APAC2019CAPA early bird deadline is almost here!

Rachel Watters

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Retirement Reception for Trudy Abernethy

Trina Quinlan

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Office 365 and Poll Everywhere Workshops

Kris Doucet

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Phantom Pain Study

Wendy Hill

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Participants needed for UNB iMET Study

Martine Nicole Girard

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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CIC-Student Presentations

Ali Corrigan

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

Category: Student Organizations


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

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Notice of Late Opening Office of the Registrar UNBF

Jo-ann Mihan

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Celebrating Magdalen Normandeau and her Contributions to CETL

Nancy Fitzpatrick

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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UNBF Student Services closure on June 10

Sherrie Lynch

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Josie Seely

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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

Josie Seely

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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New Classes Starting July 2

Rachel Watters

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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General Ledger changes made to salary object codes

Project FOCUS

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Student mental health support survey

Heather Campbell

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Fire Extinguisher Training

Kim Perry

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

Category: News and Notices


Fire Extinguisher Training, coordinated by the Environmental Health and Safety Office, is open to all members of the UNBF community the morning of June 25, 2019. The class size is a maximum of 30 persons, therefore registration is on a first come, first served basis. Register by contacting safety@unb.ca. EHS will Cover the cost, but you must register. The training includes a seminar and...

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Tim Hortons Takeout Only - June 4, 5 and 6

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Eddy is graduating

Communications Office

Posted: May 31, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend a farewell reception for Eddy Campbell, our outgoing 18th President and Vice-Chancellor. Dr. Campbell came to UNB challenging colleagues to work toward a vision of our institution as the University for New Brunswick.  Under his leadership, UNB has been recognized by Startup Canada as Canada’s Most Entrepreneurial...

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Retirement Reception for Trudy Abernethy

Trina Quinlan

Posted: May 31, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Online procurement training sessions

Project FOCUS

Posted: May 31, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of the Project FOCUS Financials initiative, Financial Services has implemented a new, user friendly online procurement system. The new system allows users to enter purchase order requisitions directly into Colleague.  The system will provide up-to-date balances in accounts and the ability for users to track the status of their purchase order requests during the approval...

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UNB to host the 40th Canadian Remote Sensing Symposium and Geomatics Atlantic 2019

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick is hosting the 40th Canadian Remote Sensing Symposium and Geomatics Atlantics 2019 from June 3 - 7, bringing experts from across the field to Fredericton. Academics, practitioners, vendors and policy makers from the remote sensing and geomatics community will share knowledge under the theme of common perspectives and NewSpace, a movement surrounding the emerging...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John

Krystal Binns

Posted: May 31, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of QUEST-SJ will be held on Tuesday, June 11, from 3 - 4:30 p.m., in the NBCC Building,  2218. This session will feature:  Hot Topic: Demystifying Literature Searching and Librarian Involvement in Research (Alex Goudreau, UNB)  Methodological Focus of the Month: Program Evaluation (Dr. Carrie Tanasichuk, Living SJ)  QUEST-SJ brings together researchers,...

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Participants needed for exercise study (iMET Study) at UNB -FR

Martine Nicole Girard

Posted: May 31, 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 19-50, who have not been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and who are carrying extra body weight and/or who have pre-diabetes, to take part in The iMET Study. Participation in this study involves four visits: the initial visit...

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Measles update

Jacqueline Allen

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's MMR clinic is postponed based on the advise of Public Health. The Department of Health, Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Health Office is now advising that the current vaccine supply is earmarked for the most vulnerable populations. During this time, the MMR vaccination is for the individuals who have had direct contact of a confirmed case.  It does NOT currently include...

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Disability Awareness Week--UNBF Accessibility Centre Stats

Jody Gorham

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

Category: News and Notices


This is NB Disability Awareness Week (DAW).  The main goal of DAW is to raise public awareness of existing barriers that prevent citizens with disabilities from full and equal participation in all aspects of their community and what must be done to correct these problems. It is also an opportunity to celebrate examples of best practices and advancements made toward full inclusion of...

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Keep track of all your passwords with a password manager

ITS tidBiTS blog

Posted: May 29, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Having a hard time remembering all your passwords? All passwords should be unique and complex, but keeping track of dozens of them can be challenging to say the least.  That’s where a password manager can help.  A password manager is an application that safely stores and creates complex, unique passwords for your convenience. There are many available, but UNB recommends...

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CIC-Student Presentations

Ali Corrigan

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

Category: Student Organizations


Please join CIC for Student Presentations every Friday, beginning May 31, at the NRC Institute for Information Technology (46 Dineen Drive). The presentations will take place from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. in room 119. Category: Student Organizations Article Contact Information Contact: Ali Corrigan Email Address: Ali.Corrigan@unb.ca

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Mourning the passing of retired professor emeritus Lawrence Edmund Garey

Communications Office

Posted: May 28, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of professor emeritus Dr. Lawrence (Larry) Edmund Garey (PhD ‘71), who passed away on May 15, 2019 in Saint John, NB. He was 75. After graduating with his bachelor’s degree from St. Francis Xavier University in 1966 and then going on to complete his master’s degree in 1968 and PhD in 1971 from Dalhousie University,...

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MMR Vaccine Clinic

Jacqueline Allen

Posted: May 28, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John supports a healthy campus community. Given the increasing number of measles cases in the Saint John region all faculty, staff and students are encouraged to review their vaccination history to ensure they have two documented MMR vaccinations as per Public Health's recommendations.  The Student Health Centre will be offering a free MMR clinic on Tuesday, June 4, from 1 -3:30...

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Physics Seminar with Kris Poduska

Penny Davenport

Posted: May 28, 2019 10:21:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, June 6, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the UC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204. Speaker Kris Poduska, Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography, Memorial University of Newfoundland, will discuss, 'Earthquakes, rocks, and water: physics in nonlinear acoustic waves.' During earthquakes, the travelling speeds of seismic waves can...

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UNB lab receives federal funding for clean transportation research

UNB Communications

Posted: May 28, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Nanocomposites and Mechanics Lab at the University of New Brunswick has received federal funding up to $87,380 for its research under Transport Canada’s Clean Transportation System Research and Development Program. The funding was announced on May 24 at UNB by Minister of Justice and Attorney General the Honorable David Lametti, on behalf of the Honorable Marc Garneau, Minister of...

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Eddy is graduating

Communications Office

Posted: May 27, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend a farewell reception for Eddy Campbell, our outgoing 18th President and Vice-Chancellor. Dr. Campbell came to UNB challenging colleagues to work toward a vision of our institution as the University for New Brunswick.  Under his leadership, UNB has been recognized by Startup Canada as Canada’s Most Entrepreneurial...

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Campus Store Website upgrade, May 29 - June 1

Shelley Nowlan

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

Category: News and Notices


We are entering a very exciting time at the Bookstore as we get ready to launch the first release of our eCommerce Transformation project. Our websites: unbshop.ca for our Fredericton campus and unbsjshop.ca for our Saint John campus will have new, easier to use searches and a simplified shopping experience to help you find everything you need. To make the final transition to your...

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Ordering Supplies from the Bookstore

Shelley Nowlan

Posted: May 27, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


To serve our campus community, we are able to take orders for any office supply needs through our email at supplies@unb.ca.  We offer a 25 per cent discount on all supplies purchased on a departmental account and can have them delivered to you through campus mail.  Let us know how we can help you today!    Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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UNBF Facilities Management - Changes in Work Control Hours

Andrew Corey

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

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that UNBF Facilities Management Work Control will now be open for business from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., Monday to Friday. We also wish to remind you that if you have a work order request, to please submit it using the online work order form through e-services. If you do not have access to this form, please have your supervisor request your access through Access Manager by...

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Counselling Services - Office Closure

Tanya Jones

Posted: May 27, 2019 10:18:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF Counselling Services will be closed on Wednesday, May 29 for a staff meeting.  It will open at 1 p.m. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address: tjones@unb.ca

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Colleague outage on Sunday, June 2

IT Service Desk

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

Category: News and Notices


On Sunday, June 2 from 6 - 10 a.m. (four hours), ITS will be performing maintenance on Colleague and Colleague Self-Service, including upgrading the Colleague User Interface from the current version (5.8) to version 5.9. As a result, the following services will be unavailable during this time: Colleague Colleague Self-Service eServices Some myUNB Portal services Entrinsik Informer Reports UNB...

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Online procurement training sessions

Project FOCUS

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

Category: News and Notices


As part of the Project FOCUS Financials initiative, Financial Services has implemented a new, user friendly online procurement system. The new system allows users to enter purchase order requisitions directly into Colleague.  The system will provide up-to-date balances in accounts and the ability for users to track the status of their purchase order requests during the approval...

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Early closure of Tim Hortons on Fredericton campus on May 29th

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

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

Category: News and Notices


Due to events related to Encaenia, the Tim Hortons on the Fredericton campus will be closing at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 29. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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Participants Needed for UNB Exercise with Diabetes Study

Gillian L Staples

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Take time for digital spring cleaning

ITS tidBiTS blog

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

Category: News and Notices


In the span of a year we can accumulate a lot of digital “clutter," from apps we don’t use anymore, to unorganized files we plan on sorting through later, to email trash bins overflowing with junk mail.   A bit of digital spring cleaning can go a long way in helping you not only feel more organized, but also keep your personal information and accounts secure.  This...

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2nd Annual Creative Connections Conference at UNB

Beth A. Wallace

Posted: May 23, 2019 10:26:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton will host the 2nd Annual Creative Connections Conference 2019 from October 24 - 26, 2019. To submit a proposal, please visit this website.  Delegate registration will open soon. The Atlantic Centre for Creativity (ACC) promotes interdisciplinary research and programing in the areas of imagination, creativity and innovation. To provide a means for sharing research, and...

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Storytelling National Conference

Catherine Foster

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

Category: News and Notices


The UNBF Faculty of Education is proud to co-host the Storytellers of Canada/Conteurs du Canada (SC-CC) National Conference, June 5-9, 2019 It is exciting that New Brunswick will have storytellers from across Canada here in Fredericton to share their stories, but equally or perhaps more exciting, to be able to share New Brunswick’s stories! As a city and province we have rich sources of...

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Participants needed for UNB iFLEX Study-FR

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: May 23, 2019 10:22:00 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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You are invited: Transport Canada funding announcement

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


The Nanocomposites and Mechanics Laboratory at UNB Fredericton is hosting a funding announcement on Friday, May 24 at 11:30 a.m. in Head Hall C25, as part of Transport Canada's Clean Transportation System Research and Development Program. Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada David Lametti and Fredericton MP Matt DeCourcey will be on hand to make the announcement. The...

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Enhance Your Wine Appreciation Skills!

Alison Howells

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

Category: News and Notices


If you enjoy wine, then join well-known Sommelier Chris MacDonald at his Wine Appreciation Workshop on Tuesday, May 28, from 7 - 9:30 p.m. This UNB Leisure Learning course, offered through the College of Extended Learning, is a fabulous opportunity to enhance and improve your wine appreciation skills in a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere. You’ll learn about wine types, tasting techniques...

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A message from Dr. Petra Hauf

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


As the recently appointed Vice-President of UNB Saint John, I want to assure the community that we unequivocally condemn racism and misogyny, and do not support the dissemination of any kind of hate speech, or ideas that promote or inspire hatred.  It’s important to me that members of our community are aware that we have zero tolerance for racism and discrimination of any kind. ...

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UNB to host the 40th Canadian Remote Sensing Symposium and Geomatics Atlantic 2019

UNB Communications

Posted: May 22, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick is hosting the 40th Canadian Remote Sensing Symposium and Geomatics Atlantics 2019 from June 3 - 7, bringing experts from across the field to Fredericton. Academics, practitioners, vendors and policy makers from the remote sensing and geomatics community will share knowledge under the theme of common perspectives and NewSpace, a movement surrounding the emerging...

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Calling Honour Guard members

Judith Currie

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

Category: News and Notices


The 190th Encaenia Planning committee is currently seeking faculty to participate in the UNBF Honour Guard.   Anyone interested in participating, please email judith.currie@unb.ca. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the start of the ceremony in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, Long Hall.  All are welcome.   Ceremony A: Wednesday, May 29, 10 a.m. Forestry & Environmental...

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Participants needed for UNB iMET Study

Martine Nicole Girard

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

Category: News and Notices


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

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Physics Seminar with Dawn Meredith - Physics for the Life Sciences

Penny Davenport

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

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, May 23, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Dawn Meredith, Prof. of Physics & Astronomy, University of New Hampshire, will speak on 'Physics for the Life Sciences.' Dawn Meredith's research in Physics Education focuses on topics such as problem solving, uncovering students' initial ideas about physics, the...

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Celebrating Magdalen Normandeau and her CETL Contributions

Nancy Fitzpatrick

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

Category: Financial Aid


At CETL, we have had the pleasure of working with Magdalen Normandeau in her two terms as Coordinator of the Teaching & Learning Services group. As she plans a return to her Physics teaching role, we are planning to cap her six years at CETL with an event that promotes teaching excellence, and that celebrates Magdalen. We invite you to: Write a reflection card and return to nef@unb.ca by...

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Meet APAC Keynote speaker Dr. Isabelle Hénault

Rachel Watters

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

Category: News and Notices


At the Atlantic Provinces Autism Conference (#APAC2019CAPA), you’ll have a chance to hear from renowned experts in the area of Autism Intervention. We are thrilled to announce sexologist and psychologist, Dr. Isabelle Hénault will be speaking at this year’s conference. She is passionate about providing diagnosis, education and support to children, adolescents, adults, and...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: May 22, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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

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Retirement Reception for Peter Jacobs

ITS

Posted: May 21, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Peter Jacobs, Director of Research Support Services for Information Technology Services (ITS), is retiring this June after 37 years of dedicated service at UNB. In Peter’s honour, ITS will be hosting a retirement reception on Thursday, June 13, from 2 – 4 p.m., in the ITS department located in Head Hall, D level.  Friends, colleagues and family are invited to join us as we...

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Talk on Acadians of Pointe-Sainte-Anne with simultaneous translation

Chantal Richard

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

Category: News and Notices


The Acadian Village of Sainte-Anne, then and now, will be the focus of a presentation by historian Fidèle Thériault and President of the Société d’histoire de la rivière Saint-Jean, Bernard-Marie Thériault. This free event is the second of five presentations in the Acadians of the Saint John River speaker series and will be held on Thursday, May 23 at 6:30...

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Shout out to Volunteers

Judith Currie

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

Category: News and Notices


The 190th Encaenia Ceremonies Planning committing is looking for volunteers to help at this year's 190th Encaenia Ceremonies.  The volunteer positions are: program distributors, greeters, Encaenia photo booth helper, and floaters.  The four ceremonies take place over two days and are as follows: Ceremony A: Wednesday, May 29, 10 a.m. Forestry & Environmental Management, Nursing,...

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Become a Whiskey Connoisseur

Alison Howells

Posted: May 21, 2019 10:18:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Explore the world of whiskey in a special evening event with whiskey connoisseur, Johanne McInnis, on Friday, May 24. Learn about every aspect of whiskey, such as its production process, maturation, flavour profiles, varieties (i.e. bourbon vs scotch), and regulations, all while tasting (nosing) Canadian, American, Irish, Scotch, Japanese and "world" whiskies. You’ll end the...

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Bike to Campus Week - Fredericton

UNB Sustainability

Posted: May 21, 2019 10:17:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Take part in the first annual Bike to Campus Week at UNB Fredericton! Hosted by UNB Sustainability from May 25 to June 2, 2019. Peddle to campus to participate!  UNB Sustainability is hosting Bike to Campus Week in partnership with the first annual Fredericton Bike Week. With various bike-related events happening around the city, from block parties to guided bike rides. There are many...

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Online procurement training sessions

Project FOCUS

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

Category: News and Notices


As part of the Project FOCUS Financials initiative, Financial Services has implemented a new, user friendly online procurement system. The new system allows users to enter purchase order requisitions directly into Colleague.  The system will provide up-to-date balances in accounts and the ability for users to track the status of their purchase order requests during the approval...

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CIC-CS6999 Student Course Presentations

Ali Corrigan

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

Category: News and Notices


Please join CIC for CS6999 Student Presentations on Friday, May 24 at 2:30 p.m. at the NRC Building, room 119 on the Fredericton campus.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Ali Corrigan Email Address: Ali.Corrigan@unb.ca

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Office 365 and D2L Brightspace Workshops

Kris Doucet

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

Category: News and Notices


Workshops are being offered by Educational Technology Services on D2L Brightspace, and Office 365 tools this June and August. Learn how to make the most of these powerful tools. Workshop dates, details and registration is available online.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Kris Doucet Email Address: kdoucet@unb.ca

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Features of Early Modern Maritime Recipes Database

Angie Deveau

Posted: May 17, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A professor at the University of New Brunswick wants to change the way people think about historical Maritime recipes – and teach them how to catch a rat. “In the Settler society of the 18th century Maritimes, recipes were used for all kinds of things, including food and drinks, but also medicines, household items like shoe polish, and construction and agricultural products like...

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Take a course on-campus or online!

Rachel Watters

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

Category: News and Notices


Do you want to make the most of your summer? If so, take a course on-campus or online! New classes begin May 28. Complete a 3-credit hour course on-campus or sign up for an Open Entry course and take up to six months to complete. Download the Summer Term Schedule for a complete listing of available courses! Register today! Looking for an elective? Earn four credits in seven days with BIOL 1846...

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Honorary Degree Recipients

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


At UNB Fredericton's 190th Encaenia Cermonies and UNB Saint John's 45th Spring Convocation Ceremony, honorary degrees will be awarded. Honorary Degree Recipients for each ceremony include: UNB Fredericton Ceremony A: Susan Montague Ceremony B: Stephen G. Wetmore Ceremony C: Kathryn McCain Ceremony D: David Perley and Imelda Perley UNB Saint John Ralph Thomas Their profiles are posted at the...

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Accounts Payable - Year End processing

Monica Keats-Gilbert

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

Category: News and Notices


We are in the process of finalizing the Accounts Payable for the fiscal year end 2018-19. Please forward the following documents for processing by Tuesday, May 21, or sooner: 1. Petty cash reimbursement requests covering all petty cash disbursements made up to the end of April 2019. 2. Original invoices covering the delivery of goods and/or services dated April 30, 2019, or earlier. 3. Travel...

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Creative Connections conference has Fulbright Scholarship

Mary Blatherwick

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

Category: News and Notices


The Atlantic Centre for Creativity (ACC), a UNB initiative, is pleased to announce that Professor Mary Stewart from Florida State University and author of the internationally acclaimed text, Launching the Imagination has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to collaborate with the ACC over the 2019/2020 academic year. Her focus will be on research in the area of creativity, and also on...

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Leslie B. Marcus

Angie Deveau

Posted: May 15, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired faculty member Leslie B. Marcus (MA, ’62), who passed away on May 2, 2019 in Kentville, NS. He was 81. After finishing his bachelor of arts at Bishop’s University in 1959, Leslie went on to complete his MA at the University of Arizona in 1962. He began working as a lecturer in the faculty of arts on UNB’s...

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UNB Merit Awards Announced (2018-19)

Connie A. Barnwell

Posted: May 15, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Merit Awards recognize outstanding contributions to teaching, research and university service by members of the Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers.  The awards are given annually on the basis of recommendations from faculty deans, school directors and the director of libraries. The 2018-19 Merit Award recipients are: Dr. Ken Brien, Faculty of Education (F) Dr. Mary...

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NB-IRDT and the NB PIHCI Network are pleased to hold three workshops facilitated by professional evaluator, Marla Steinberg

Jennifer Moorcraft

Posted: May 15, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


NB-IRDT and the NB PIHCI Network will hold three workshops facilitated by professional evaluator, Marla Steinberg, from May 21 - 23, at the Wu Centre. A Collaborative Evaluation Planning workshop will take place May 21 and 22, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. This workshop is for people who need to plan an evaluation but don’t know where to start. No prior knowledge of evaluation is required. The...

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Seminar: NB Institute for Research, Data and Training

Holly Burke-Wood

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

Category: News and Notices


Please join the Department of Economics for the NB Institute for Research, Data and Training seminar on Thursday, May 23 at 3 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 404.  Speakers are Dr. Ted McDonald and Dr. Phil Leonard. In times of fiscal constraint and declining population, New Brunswick has a great need for rigorous evidence to support policy and decision-making, but providing that evidence...

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CETL Announces 2019 Teaching and Learning Priority Fund Recipients

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: May 15, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning (CETL) is pleased to announce the following successful applicants for the annual Teaching & Learning Priority Fund*. We look forward to hearing about the outcomes of their projects at future CETL teaching & learning events. Experimental Archaeology Curricular Unit - Gabriel Hrynick, Anthropology A Video Program to Enhance French Beginner Course -...

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UNB Saint John Summer Hours

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


Please be reminded that the period of summer hours begins on Tuesday, May 21 (day following the Victoria Day holiday) and ends on Tuesday, September 3 (Labour Day weekend). This means that on May 21st the majority of departments with current office service hours of 8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (with a one-hour lunch break) will change to 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (with a 45-minute lunch break). Any department...

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Eddy is graduating

Communications Office

Posted: May 14, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend a farewell reception for Eddy Campbell, our outgoing 18th President and Vice-Chancellor. Dr. Campbell came to UNB challenging colleagues to work toward a vision of our institution as the University for New Brunswick.  Under his leadership, UNB has been recognized by Startup Canada as Canada’s Most Entrepreneurial...

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UNB Spaces

UNB Communications

Posted: May 14, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


For the remainder of the week, areas in the SUB will be available to the UNB Community during regular hours with the following spaces reserved for CWSF events in the evening: Wednesday, May 15: 6 - 10 p.m.     SUB Upper Atrium, Blue Lounge and BallroomThursday, May 16:  8 - 11 p.m.       SUB Upper Atrium, Blue Lounge and BallroomFriday, May...

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Student Union Building closed on Victoria Day

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: May 14, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Student Union Building will be closed on Victoria Day, Monday, May 20, 2019. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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10,000 Visitors to Canada-Wide Science Fair and UNB

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


The Canada-Wide Science Fair is in full swing.  Public viewing and regional school tours will begin on Wednesday.  We are anticipating 10,000 visitors to CWSF and UNB over the next three days with more than 7100 local students registered to visit CWSF from Wednesday, May 15 through to Friday, May 17.   Please drive slowly and watch for future UNBers on campus! The Aitken...

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Professor Emerita/Emeritus Honourees

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


The designations of professor emerita and professor emeritus will be bestowed upon the following professors for their accomplishments and commitment to teaching, research and administration. Dr. Nancy Nason-Clark will receive the ranking of professor emerita in sociology at UNB’s 190th Encaenia. Dr. John Johnson will receive the ranking of professor emeritus in biological sciences at UNB...

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Watch out for fake CRA tax refund emails

ITS tidBiTS blog

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

Category: News and Notices


This time of year, cyber criminals often send emails claiming to be from the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) letting you know your tax refund is available and to click a link to claim your refund.  Don’t fall for a tax refund scam - if you receive an email like this, do not click any links or open any attachments. Instead, log in to your CRA account directly from the CRA...

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Name change to the faculty of business administration in Fredericton

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


The Faculty of Business Administration is changing its name to Faculty of Management, effective July 1, 2019. The name change was approved by UNB’s Board of Governors at this time last year. While the names of its degrees will remain the same (Bachelor of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration and Master of Quantitative Investment Management) this new name was chosen...

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QUEST-SJ Qualitative Health Research Group at UNB Saint John

Krystal Binns

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

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of QUEST-SJ will be held on Tuesday, May 14 from 3 - 4:30 p.m., in the NBCC Building, 2217.  This session will feature:  Hot Topic: Focus Groups (Dr. Duyen Nguyen, CIHR-NBHRF post-doctoral fellow at UNB)  Methodological Focus of the Month: Program Evaluation (Dr. Carrie Tanasichuk, Director of Community Evaluation at Living SJ)  QUEST-SJ brings together...

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UNB students attend Daughters of the Vote event

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


Three students from the University of New Brunswick were selected to attend the second annual Daughters of the Vote summit in Ottawa in April. Ashley MacLean, Madison Kenny and Emma Green represented three of 338 young women, between the ages of 18 and 23, who were selected to represent their federal ridings at the event, which took place April 1-4 on Parliament Hill. To read more, click...

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Retirement Reception for Cynthia Stacey

Linda O'Brien

Posted: May 10, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Cynthia Stacey will be officially retiring from UNB after 27 years of service, 24 of which were with the Faculty of Kinesiology.   The Faculty of Kinesiology would like to extend an invitation to you, to join staff on Friday, June 21, from 2 - 4 p.m., 2nd floor of the Kinesiology Building, to honour Cynthia, on this occasion, her retirement. Refreshments will be served.  Cash...

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Online procurement training sessions

Project FOCUS

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

Category: News and Notices


As part of the Project FOCUS Financials initiative, Financial Services has implemented a new, user friendly online procurement system. The new system allows users to enter purchase order requisitions directly into Colleague.  The system will provide up-to-date balances in accounts and the ability for users to track the status of their purchase order requests during the approval...

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Physics Guest Lecturer: David Phillips, Climatologist, Env. & Climate Change Canada

Penny Davenport

Posted: May 10, 2019 10:23:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Physics Guest Lecture with David Phillips, Climatologist Env., Climate Change Canada will be held on Tuesday, May 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the Wu Conference Centre. Speaker David Phillips will present the topic, Weather and Climate: Not What our Grandparents Knew. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Penny Davenport Email Address: Physics@unb.ca

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Physics Guest Lecturer: Chitra Rangan, University of Windsor

Penny Davenport

Posted: May 10, 2019 10:22:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Chitra Rangan, Professor, Dept of Physics, University of Windsor, will present the topic, A theoretical model of the `Transverse Optical Magnetism" phenomenon' on Tuesday, May 14 at 1:15 p.m. in the IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204. “In famous scattering experiments [1,2], high-intensity, short-duration, electromagnetic pulses were scattered off dielectric liquids such as water and...

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Spring into Spring with a Leisure Learning Courses

Alison Howells

Posted: May 10, 2019 10:21:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This Spring consider a creative, educational and fun Leisure Learning course offered by UNB’s College of Extended Learning. Choose from courses in everything from Weaving and Watercolor Painting to Wine, Whiskey and Beer Appreciation. Enjoy the warmer weather while developing your photography skills with an Outdoor Photography course. On the home front, cook-up a storm with courses such...

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Home Steps Program

Marcus Lees

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

Category: News and Notices


Participants are needed for UNB Home Steps Program. Are you finding it difficult to exercise? Are you interested in free help to improve your health? UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 65-80, who are currently not very active to participant in the Home Steps Program. The Home Steps Program is designed to address common barriers to being physical active to...

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Join the Fun at UNB Design Works Camps!

Alison Howells

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

Category: News and Notices


Discover the fun and creativity of UNB’s Design Works Camps for kids and teens. With 50 camps to choose from, there’s everything from Game Design, Jr Iron Chef and art camps to Steal the Stage Theatre and Stop Motion camps, and more. New this year are a series of Game Design camps specializing in Minecraft and Arduino. Budding photographers can select from Stop Motion Animation,...

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Faculty & Staff Summer Softball League

Colin Bowley

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Faculty and staff at UNBF are invited to join the Summer Softball League! The league runs from June 3 to August 16 and all skill levels are welcome to participate. Basic equipment and gloves will be available. If interested in participating, please note that the deadline to register is May 30. Registration details and fees can be submitted to Ben Law, intramural & sport camp coordinator, in...

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New classes starting on campus May 28

Rachel Watters

Posted: May 10, 2019 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you want to make the most of your summer? There’s still time to register for on-campus classes in Fredericton. Here is a sampling of courses starting on campus May 28: HIST 3414 Imperial America FR 1015 French JPNS 1013 Japanese PHIL 2206 Environmental Ethics (offered using distance technology) PSYC 1023 Introduction to Psychology II Here is a sampling of courses starting on campus...

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45th Spring Convocation Valedictorian

Communications Office

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

Category: News and Notices


Min Ji Kim will address students at UNB Saint John's 45th Spring Convocation ceremony on May 31. Min Ji is an honours student graduating with a bachelor of science, with a major in biology-psychology and a minor in chemistry and statistics. While at UNB Saint John, Min Ji has been a dean’s list student, a Learning Community Leader, a Teaching Assistant and a Let’s Talk Science...

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190th Encaenia Valedictorians

Communications Office

Posted: May 9, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Four students will represent their graduating classes as this year’s valedictorians at UNB’s 190th Encaenia ceremonies on May 29 and 30. Ceremony A – Wednesday, May 29, at 10 a.m. Seshu Iyengar, from Fredericton, NB, will address students in the faculties of forestry and environmental management, science and nursing. Seshu will graduate with a concurrent bachelor of arts and...

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A quick and easy way to check if any of your online accounts are at risk

ITS tidBiTS blog

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

Category: News and Notices


We use our email addresses to sign up for countless online services, from loyalty reward programs for our favourite shopping sites, to social media accounts, to subscriptions to eNewsletters and more. Unfortunately, these sites are also popular targets for cyber criminals trying to steal user information. So how can you know if your email address or other personal information is at...

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UNB Spaces During the Canada-Wide Science Fair

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF) finalists and delegates will begin to arrive on campus on Saturday, May 11.   Registration for CWSF will take place in McConnell Hall.  The main cafeteria will be open to CSWF finalists and volunteers only.  Only those with a CWSF pass are permitted to use the cafeteria during designated hours. Areas in the SUB will be available to the...

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UNB has a new way to book space!

Debbie Goguen

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

Category: News and Notices


There are important changes coming to the manner in which space is booked at UNB! In an effort to consolidate the booking process, the software system Ad Astra, is being replaced by Infosilem. Keep watching your notices - there will be more information available soon!  Currently, the UNB Bookings link, in the UNB portal, is not available.  If you have any questions or would like to...

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Unavailable UNB Spaces

UNB Communications

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

Category: News and Notices


The countdown is on!  The Canada-Wide Science Fair will begin in three days!  Over 500 regional science fair finalists from across Canada will visit our beautiful campus from May 11 -17.  Please be advised the following UNB spaces will be unavailable beginning on May 9 as we prepare for hosting the CWSF.  The Performance Gym, Long Hall and the Recreation Gym in the Richard...

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Accessibility at All Times Supporting Neurodiverse Learning Outside of the Classroom - Webinar Reminder

Jody Gorham

Posted: May 8, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This is a reminder that the UNBF Student Accessibility Centre is hosting the webinar "Accessibility at All Times: Supporting Neurodiverse Learning Outside the Classroom" on Thursday, May 9 at 2 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 210. No registration required, but seating is limited. Hope to see you there! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jody Gorham Email Address:...

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UNIFOR Members Second Annual Information Day - May 8

Human Resources

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

Category: News and Notices


Human Resources & Organizational Development and UNIFOR have been working together to offer UNIFOR members an information session regarding reasonable accommodation in the workplace. Sessions are being held in Tilley Hall, 102 on Wednesday, May 8, from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. and from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. We ask, where operational requirements permit, that managers provide the time for their...

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Wabanaki Youth Panel: Experiences at the 18th permanent forum on Indigenous issues

Chelsea Cullins

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

Category: News and Notices


The Wabanaki Youth Panel: Experiences at the 18th permanent forum on Indigenous issues will be held on Saturday, May 25, from 1 - 4 p.m., in Marshall d'Avray Hall, auditorium 143. The event's theme is "Traditional Knowledge: Generation, transmission and protection." Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Chelsea Cullins Email Address: Chelsea.Cullins@unb.ca

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First Aid Training

David Gillespie

Posted: May 7, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


First Aid Training will be available on the Saint John campus on May 15 and 16, from 8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (both days), in Ganong Hall 215. For the Workplace Standard FA with CPR & AED, attendance will be required for both days. For six hour refresher training, you can select which day you would like to attend. Cost for the course is $65 refresher and $115 full certification, which will be...

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Participants needed for UNB iMET Study (Kinesiology)

Martine Nicole Girard

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you interested in helping to advance diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Faculty of Kinesiology is looking for participants aged 19-50, who haven’t been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and are carrying extra body weight, to take part in The iMET Study. Over four visits, participants will take part in an initial exercise session, an initial consultation with testing...

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Participate in a hands-on course that explores the floristic diversity NB

Belinda Elliott-Bielecki

Posted: May 7, 2019 10:21:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you have an interest in being outside? When you take a walk in a park, are you curious about the plants you see? If so, consider enrolling in NB Plants and Their Habitats: - Intensive seven-day course offered at UNB’s Fredericton campus. - Open to anyone looking to explore the topic as a special interest. - Students in any faculty can earn elective credit (4 credit hours). - Includes...

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Water shutdown in Oland Hall - May 9

Angie Robichaud

Posted: May 7, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBSJ's Facilities Management dept. will be shutting the water off to Philip. W. Oland Hall on Thursday, May 9, from 1 - 5 p.m., for the installation of a water meter. Due to this work, there will be no water to this building for the duration of the shutdown. All toilets and sinks will not have water.   If you are looking to use the restrooms, all others throughout the campus are available...

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Head Hall C Level parking lot and entrance closure

Cynthia Jenkins

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

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Facilities Management dept. wishes to advise that the parking lot between Head Hall and Lady Beaverbrook Residence will be temporarily closed for the morning of Tuesday, May 14, from 7 a.m. - 12 p.m.  During this time, Head Hall’s Main Entrance on C Level will be reduced to an emergency exit only.  The closure is necessary due to a crane placing materials on the Head Hall...

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Online procurement training sessions

Project FOCUS

Posted: May 6, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of the Project FOCUS Financials initiative, Financial Services has implemented a new, user friendly online procurement system. The new system allows users to enter purchase order requisitions directly into Colleague.  The system will provide up-to-date balances in accounts and the ability for users to track the status of their purchase order requests during the approval...

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Empowering Local Identities: Social cohesion in a fragmented province Hope Restored: A Symposium

Joanna Everitt

Posted: May 6, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The symposium, a collaboration of UNB Urban & Community Studies Institute, Ampersand Collaborations Perluète, and Dialogue NB will be held on Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May 11, from 10 a.m. - midnight, each day. A luncheon will be held on May 10, from 12 - 2 p.m., at Beaverbrook House at 127 Carleton Street. New Brunswick has long been and remains one of Canada’s most rural...

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Qualitatives Conference 2019

Tracy McDonald

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

Category: News and Notices


We invite you to attend the 36th annual Qualitative Analysis Conference: Qualitatives 2019 that will take place May 9-11 at the Crown Plaza Lord Beaverbrook Hotel in downtown Fredericton. Registration fees for Day Passes are $35 for one day, $60 for two days, and $75 for all three days. You can view the conference  program and register online at https://www.qualitatives.ca/. You can also...

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Drop-in Week at URec

Colin Bowley

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Students, faculty and staff are invited to take part in Drop-in Week at URec from May 6-12! During the week, drop-in and try any General Population or Aquatics class for FREE! Choose from a variety of exciting programming options such as CORE-Operate, Vinyasa Yoga, Yoga for Power & Grace, Trim & Tone Pilates, Barre Pilates and more.  Don't forget: The Spring Group Fitness...

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Summer Camps Registration opens at UNB Saint John

Stephanie Guimond

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

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John Athletics holds camps and instructional clinics for children and youth in the community. If you have any suggestions of camps you would like to see, please email Athletics Program Coordinator, Stephanie Guimond at Stephanie.Guimond@unb.ca or call 506-653-2728. In order to reserve your spot in a camp, payment and registration form must be submitted in full by the...

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QUEST-SJ: Qualitative Health Research Collaborative in Saint John

Krystal Binns

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

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of QUEST-SJ will be held on Tuesday, May 14, from 3 - 4:30 p.m., in the NBCC Building, 2217.  This session will feature:  Hot Topic: Focus Groups (Dr. Duyen Nguyen, CIHR-NBHRF post-doctoral fellow at UNB)  Methodological Focus of the Month: Program Evaluation (Dr. Carrie Tanasichuk, Director of Community Evaluation at Living SJ)  QUEST-SJ brings together...

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HWK Commons disruption

Erin Jeffrey

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

Category: News and Notices


As we prepare for the annual Top Applicant Reception on May 6, please note that there will be some disruption to the Hans W. Klohn Commons. Set up for the event will start on Monday, May 6 at 8:30 a.m., lasting for approximately three hours, with the event taking place from 5 – 6:30 p.m.  Tear down will begin on Tuesday, May 7 at 8:30 a.m. While the building will still be...

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Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship Competition Launch

Renee Audet-Martel

Posted: May 3, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program will fund 70 new two-year awards annually (valued at $70,000/year) with 140 awards active at any one time at program maturity. Please notify your Dean as soon as possible of your intention to apply, copied to Renee Audet-Martel in the Office of the Vice-President Research (rmartel@unb.ca). The fellowships will be distributed equally across the three...

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Last chance to take online survey - Does your partner or spouse have chronic pain?

Kirsten Gullickson

Posted: May 2, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Researchers from the University of New Brunswick are looking for partners of individuals with chronic pain to complete a confidential online survey that takes approximately 15 minutes to complete. The purpose of the survey is to validate a new questionnaire that focuses on partners’ adjustment to their spouses' chronic pain. All partners who complete the survey will be given the chance to...

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HWK Commons disruption

Erin Jeffrey

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

Category: News and Notices


As we prepare for the annual Top Applicant Reception on May 6, please note that there will be some disruption to the Hans W. Klohn Commons. Set up for the event will start on Monday, May 6 at 8:30 a.m., lasting for approximately three hours, with the event taking place from 5 – 6:30 p.m.  Tear down will begin on Tuesday, May 7 at 8:30 a.m. While the building will still be...

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Upcoming Disability Presentations

Jody Gorham

Posted: May 2, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Fredericton Student Accessibility Centre is hosting the following professional development sessions for students, faculty and staff. Seating is available on a first come, first serve basis. Hope to see you at one or both events! 1. Hearing Loss: Impact on Student Learning--1:30 p.m. Room 223, Marshall d'Avray Hall, Friday, May 3. Presenter--Lynn LeBlanc, Exec. Director, NB...

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UNBF Facilities Management - Changes to Chargebacks Reminder

Andrew Corey

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

Category: News and Notices


Effective May 1st, Facilities Management implemented a new business model that eliminates all FM labour chargebacks to accounts funded from the UNB operating budget.  FM chargebacks to these units will only reflect the cost of required materials, supplies, incidentals and externally contracted labour.  Accounts with funds 10 or 11 will not receive chargebacks for FM labour. ...

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Reminder: New centralized services for print & branded material as of May 1

Melissa Hannah

Posted: May 2, 2019 10:24:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s new centralized service for ordering professionally printed material and branded merchandise is now in effect, as of May 1.   What this means to your faculty/department:  All quote requests and orders for printed material must now be submitted via Print Services’ online form. Exception: For branded merchandise only, please directly contact awarded suppliers to...

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Fire Extinguisher Training

Kim Perry

Posted: May 2, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Notice of Fire Extinguisher Training - coordinated by the Environmental Health and Safety Office. Training is open to all members of the UNBF community the morning of June 25, 2019. The class size is a maximum of 30 persons, therefore registration is on a first come, first served basis. Register by contacting safety@unb.ca. EHS will Cover the cost, but you must register. The training includes a...

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Spring Convocation Ceremony

Communications Office

Posted: May 1, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All members of faculty and staff are invited to participate in the academic procession at the 2019 Spring Convocation Ceremony on Friday, May 31 at 2 p.m. in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre.  Please RSVP by Friday, May 3.   - You are welcome to don academic dress, and take part in the academic procession, which will assemble at 1:15 p.m. outside Ganong Hall (weather permitting)...

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Retirement Celebration

Lindsay Fischer

Posted: May 1, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton's Faculty of Nursing will be hosting a retirement celebration honouring former acting Dean, Dr. Patricia Seaman, on Monday, May 13, from 2 - 4 p.m. in MacLaggan Hall, 102. Food and beverages will be served. All are welcome.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lindsay Fischer Email Address: L.Fischer@unb.ca

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Qualitative Analysis Conference: Qualitatives 2019

Tracy McDonald

Posted: May 1, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We invite you to attend the 36th annual Qualitative Analysis Conference: Qualitatives 2019 from May 9-11 at the Crown Plaza Lord Beaverbrook Hotel in downtown Fredericton. Registration fees for Day Passes are $35 for one day, $60 for two days, and $75 for all three days. You can view the conference program and register online. You can also register in person at the registration table at the...

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Notice of Late Closure Office of the Registrar UNBF

Jo-ann Mihan

Posted: May 1, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Office of the Registrar will be closed on the Fredericton campus on Thursday, May 2, from 9 - 10:15 a.m., for a staff meeting.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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Volunteers for the Canada-Wide Science Fair

UNB Communications

Posted: April 30, 2019 10:47:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton will host the Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF) from May 11-18.  Volunteers are crucial to make CWSF 2019 an unforgettable week for everyone and provide a unique opportunity to interact with some of the brightest young scientific minds in our country.  CWSF requires 200 volunteers to participate in the day-to-day tasks and events.  Volunteers will assist with a wide...

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New online procurement is now live

Project FOCUS

Posted: April 30, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of the Project FOCUS Financials initiative, Financial Services has implemented a new, user friendly online procurement system. The new system allows users to enter purchase order requisitions directly into Colleague.  The system will provide up-to-date balances in accounts and the ability for users to track the status of their purchase order requests during the approval process....

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Faculty of Kinesiology Thesis Oral Examination - Master of Science in Exercise and Sport Science - Justine Henry

Leslie Harquail

Posted: April 30, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Thesis titled "What is the Relationship Between Physical Activity and Sexual Activity in Men" will be defended by Justine Henry on Friday, May 3 at 9 a.m. in the Kinesology Building, 214. ABSTRACT Physical activity and sexual activity are both important aspects of quality of life. Anecdotal evidence suggests there is a relationship between these two variables, but research is limited. The...

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UNB Fredericton signage survey closes soon

Jessica Stutt

Posted: April 29, 2019 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Fredericton signage survey closes Friday, May 3. Students, faculty and staff are invited to provide feedback via the brief survey. In addition to the survey, the working group will be engaging with campus stakeholders over the coming months. For more information on the project and the working group, visit unb.ca/frederictonsignage.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Summer Camps Registration opens at UNB Saint John

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: April 29, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John Athletics holds camps and instructional clinics for children and youth in the community. If you have any suggestions of camps you would like to see, please email Athletics Program Coordinator, Stephanie Guimond at Stephanie.Guimond@unb.ca or call 506-653-2728. In order to reserve your spot in a camp, payment and registration form must be submitted in full by the...

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Hearing Loss Presentation

Jody Gorham

Posted: April 29, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A hearing loss presentation will be held on Friday, May 3 at 1:30 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 210. Please join the UNBF Student Accessibility Centre for a presentation on the educational impacts of hearing loss on students.   Guest speaker, Lynn Le Blanc, Executive Director, of NB Deaf and Hard of Hearing Society, will share her expertise on this topic and explain...

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Reminder: Retirement Open House for Francesca Holyoke

Brenda Morais

Posted: April 29, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The AUNBT will host a reception to honour Francesca Holyoke for her service and contributions to the AUNBT and University of New Brunswick on Tuesday, April 30, from 1 - 3 p.m., at the Wu Centre, 208. Please join us as we offer her best wishes for a wonderful retirement. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Brenda Morais Email Address: barbeau@unb.ca

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Call for Nominations for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: April 29, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There’s still time!  Do you know an excellent teacher? If so, nominate her/him for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching!  Nomination forms are available online or can be picked up at the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning, Fredericton; the Vice-President, Saint John; the Student Council, Saint John or Fredericton; and Faculty Offices. The...

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Tick identification platform expands to New Brunswick

Angie Deveau

Posted: April 29, 2019 10:18:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Two faculty members at the University of New Brunswick have partnered with the New Brunswick government and researchers from universities in Quebec and Ontario to help expand a tick identification platform, funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada. To read more, click here. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Deveau Email Address: angiedeveau@gmail.com

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Try Fencing over the Summer

David Themens

Posted: April 29, 2019 10:17:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The UNBF Fencing Club will be offering a summer beginner program beginning on Wednesday, May 1 at 8 p.m. in the CURRIE CENTER Hatheway Studio (2nd floor, near the stairs). It's free to try and we provide all of the necessary equipment. If you like it, club membership is only $30 per semester (summer membership also includes Fall 2019 for free) and includes free use of all club...

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Reminder: You're invited to the 2019-20 Bi-Campus Financial Town Hall

UNB Communications

Posted: April 26, 2019 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All faculty, staff and students are invited to a bi-campus conversation about UNB’s 2019-20 budget on Monday, April 29, with Vice-President Administration and Finance Karen Cunningham, Vice-President (Saint John) Petra Hauf and Vice-President Academic (Fredericton) George MacLean. The event will feature information about UNB’s 2019-20 budget and will be...

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Shower access at the CURRIE CENTER

Colin Bowley

Posted: April 26, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


URec is offering free shower access at the CURRIE CENTER to anyone in the community who has been impacted by the recent flooding. The community is also welcome to use the facility to charge any portable/handheld devices (IE: phones, tablets, etc.). Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Colin Bowley Email Address: colin.bowley@unb.ca

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Reminder: Three new cybersecurity tools/features coming May 1

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 26, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Three new cybersecurity tools/features are coming this May to help keep your UNB account safe and secure: 1 – Account login history app UNB’s login history app shows you all the recent logins to your UNB account so you can keep an eye out for suspicious logins or activity. To access the app: Faculty/staff: Go to your myUNB Portal > eServices > IT Services > Account Options >...

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French speaking actors wanted

Natalie Fournier

Posted: April 26, 2019 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Le département d'études françaises de UNB Fredericton recherche tois acteurs ou actrices Francophones dans la vingtaine pour son projet de vidéos éducatives. Le tournage a lieu à Fredericton en juin 2019 (deux fins de semaine). rémunéré. Intéréssé(e)? Merci d'envoyer, au plus tard le 9 mai, un courriel avec votre photo à...

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You're invited to the 2019-20 Bi-Campus Financial Town Hall

UNB Communications

Posted: April 25, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All faculty, staff and students are invited to a bi-campus conversation about UNB’s 2019-20 budget on Monday, April 29, with Vice-President Administration and Finance Karen Cunningham, Vice-President (Saint John) Petra Hauf and Vice-President Academic (Fredericton) George MacLean. The event will feature information about UNB’s 2019-20 budget and will be...

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Registration open for Summer Camps at UNB Saint John

Stephanie Guimond

Posted: April 25, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John Athletics holds camps and instructional clinics for children and youth in the community. If you have any suggestions of camps you would like to see, please email Athletics Program Coordinator, Stephanie Guimond at Stephanie.Guimond@unb.ca or call 506-653-2728. In order to reserve your spot in a camp, payment AND registration form must be submitted in full by the...

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Reminder: Print Services open house on April 25

Melissa Hannah

Posted: April 24, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In preparation for UNB’s new Centralized Services for Print and Branded Material coming May 1, Print Services is hosting an open house in our office in Marshall d’Avray Hall room 106 on Thursday, April 25 from 1 - 3 p.m.   All faculty and staff are invited to join us to:  ask questions and learn more about UNB’s new centralized services and ordering...

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Vote For Chris Clapperton

Andy Campbell

Posted: April 24, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Chris Clapperton, of the UNB Reds men's hockey team, has been named as Atlantic University Sport's male nominee for the 2019 Lieutenant Governors Athletic Awards. These awards were previously known as the BLG Awards, and recognize the top male and female student-athletes in Canada. One male and one female nominee are named from the country's four conferences. A new online voting component is...

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There is still time to register for summer term courses starting May 1

Rachel Watters

Posted: April 24, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Make the most of your summer. Choose from on-campus or online courses. On-campus classes begin May 1, May 28, July 2, and July 22. Complete a 3-credit hour course in as little as three or six weeks! You can register anytime for online Open Entry courses and take up to six months to complete. Download the Summer Term Schedule for a complete listing! Register today! Courses running May 1 to...

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Last chance to register for the Diploma in University Teaching program

Susan Pugh

Posted: April 24, 2019 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next DUT session starts on Saturday, May 4; deadline to register is Wednesday, May 1. This course helps you develop confidence that you have the knowledge and skills necessary to consider a career in university teaching. If you have already begun your career, you will learn innovative and effective new approaches to reinvigorate your teaching. Visit the Diploma in University Teaching...

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Evaluation Workshops

Jennifer Moorcraft

Posted: April 24, 2019 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The New Brunswick Institute for Research Data and Training (NB-IRDT) and the New Brunswick SPOR Network in Primary & Integrated Health Care Innovations (PIHCI) are pleased to announce they will be hosting a series of Evaluation Workshops, facilitated by professional evaluator, Marla Steinberg. Collaborative Evaluation Planning – May 21-22 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. This workshop is for people...

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Fiscal Year End is here

Cindy M. Flann

Posted: April 23, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University’s fiscal year end is April 30, 2019, and the Year End Processing memo has been available on the Financial Services web site. It contains very important information affecting the next six working days involving deposits to the bank. It also contains deadlines concerning the processing of travel claims, personal reimbursements, vendor invoices, petty cash and much more. ...

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Call for Encaenia Marshals

Katherine Barclay

Posted: April 23, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty and staff are invited to volunteer to serve as graduation Marshals at the 190th Spring Encaenia on May 29 and 30, 2019, to be held at The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. There will be four separate ceremonies and at least one Marshal from each of the respective faculties is required to assist with each ceremony. Ceremony A: Wednesday, May 29, 10 a.m. for students in the faculties of...

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Retirement open house for Francesca Holyoke

Brenda Morais

Posted: April 23, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The AUNBT will host a reception to honour Francesca Holyoke for her service and contributions to the AUNBT and University of New Brunswick on April 30, 2019, from 1-3 p.m. at the Wu Centre, room 208. Please join us as we offer her best wishes for a wonderful retirement. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Brenda Morais Email Address: barbeau@unb.ca

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Spring Convocation Ceremony

Communications Office

Posted: April 23, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All members of faculty and staff are invited to participate in the academic procession at the 2019 Spring Convocation Ceremony on Friday, May 31 at 2 p.m. in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre.  Please RSVP by Friday, May 3.   - You are welcome to don academic dress, and take part in the academic procession, which will assemble at 1:15 p.m. outside Ganong Hall (weather permitting)...

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Panel discussion on plastic in the environment at the UNB Art Centre

Lori Quick

Posted: April 23, 2019 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are skipping the straws and using reusable shopping bags enough?  Should we ban plastic bags and enforce stricter regulations? Find out more at our panel discussion on Thursday, April 25 at 7 p.m. in the Memorial Hall Auditorium.   This discussion will feature panelists Brad Janes, manager of PR and education from the Fredericton Regional Solid Waste Commission; Charlene Mayes,...

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Fire Extinguisher training

Kim Perry

Posted: April 23, 2019 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Notice of Fire Extinguisher Training - coordinated by the Environmental Health and Safety Office. Training is open to all members of the UNBF community on June 25. The class size is a maximum of 30 persons, therefore registration is on a first come, first served basis. Register by contacting safety@unb.ca. EHS will cover the cost, but you must register. The training includes a seminar and...

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Submit your fall 2019 software requests for UNB computer labs

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 23, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you instructing a course in fall 2019 that requires new software to be installed on UNB lab computers? All new lab software requests must be submitted by July 15 via UNB’s lab software request form to ensure we have enough time to evaluate, test and deploy your software before September. Please see ITS’s lab software policy for more details. If you need help completing...

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Surplus furniture available

Lisa Pollock

Posted: April 23, 2019 10:33:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Surplus furniture available at the Harriet Irving Library: 6 wood framed guest chairs, soft pink in color; 5 wooden tables size 4X6; overhead projector with cart; table top Sentry brand combination safe; 8ft tall large 2 door storage cabinet (solid wood). All items to be picked up at HIL. Please contact as soon as possible if interested as all items must go. Pictures available of all items if...

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First Aid Training

David Gillespie

Posted: April 23, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


First Aid Training will be available on the Saint John campus on May 15 and 16, from 8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (both days), in Ganong Hall 215. For the Workplace Standard FA with CPR & AED, attendance will be required for both days. For six hour refresher training, you can select which day you would like to attend. Cost for the course is $65 refresher and $115 full certification, which will be...

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Children needed for Clinical Psychology Graduate Student training

Barbara D'Entremont

Posted: April 23, 2019 8:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Children needed for Clinical Psychology Graduate Student training.  We are looking for 8 children between (aged 8 to 14 years) who are making average or above average progress in school to help graduate students in clinical psychology learn to administer psychological tests. This activity requires that your child spend 2-3 hours with a psychology graduate student in the Psychology Department on...

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Mourning the passing of retired staff member Sylvia Jean Guidry

Communications Office

Posted: April 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 Sylvia Jean Guidry (BA ‘69), who passed away on April 12 in Fredericton. She was 80. Sylvia has a long association with UNB, starting in 1956 when she was hired as a student assistant to the Beaverbrook librarian, Judith Waterson Sund, at the Bonar Law-Bennett Library. A recipient of the Lord Beaverbrook...

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Nursing Research Day Postponed

Elizabeth Fry-Rahmanian

Posted: April 22, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 2019 Nursing Research Day, which was to take place on May 24th, has been postponed.  It is hoped that this event can be rescheduled for the Fall. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Elizabeth Fry-Rahmanian Email Address: efryrahm@unb.ca

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Join Dr. Shelley Doucet at UNB Talks Saint John

Mary Duffley

Posted: April 22, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This UNB Talks event will be held on Tuesday, April 23, from 7 - 8:30 p.m., in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Funded in part by the Devereaux Trust, UNB Talks is a series focusing on UNB’s areas of excellence in research, innovation and teaching. Join us as we explore interprofessional patient-centred practice with Dr. Shelley Doucet, and learn more about how UNB is leading changes in...

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Big Data in New Brunswick: Exploring the Research, Policy Development and Community Planning Opportunities

Jennifer Moorcraft

Posted: April 22, 2019 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There are hundreds of data sets available at the federal level related to health, vital statistics, physical activity, nutrition and food security, consumer finances, child health, health promotion, labour force, literacy skills, and more. At the provincial level, there are linkable data sets relating to hospitalizations, outpatient visits, healthy toddler assessments, vital stats, breast...

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Print Services Open House April 25

Melissa Hannah

Posted: April 22, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In preparation for UNB’s new centralized services for print and branded material coming May 1, Print Services is hosting an open house in its office in Marshall d’Avray Hall, 106 on Thursday, April 25, from 1 - 3 p.m.   All faculty and staff are invited to join us to: ask questions and learn more about UNB’s new centralized services and ordering process  meet...

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Mental Health First Aid - Adults Who Interact With Youth

Tanya Jones

Posted: April 22, 2019 10:26:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Mental Health First Aid For Adults Who Interact With Youth teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The 14-hour course takes place over two full days (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. each day).  The cost per...

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Call for Nominations for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: April 22, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


There’s still time!  Do you know an excellent teacher? If so, nominate her/him for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching!  Nomination forms are available online or can be picked up at the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning, Fredericton; the Vice-President, Saint John; the Student Council, Saint John or Fredericton; and Faculty...

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UNBSJ offering cannabis courses this summer

Angie Deveau

Posted: April 22, 2019 10:17:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Instructors on UNB Saint John's campus have incorporated cannabis-related topics into their programs to reflect the impacts of cannabis legalization. A new course in the faculty of business will begin in intersession 2019. In this class, students will examine the effect that cannabis legalization has had on the Canadian business landscape. “Our course is a survey course looking at the...

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Register Now for Summer Term Courses

Rachel Watters

Posted: April 22, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Make the most of your summer. Choose from on-campus or online courses. Summer term courses give you an opportunity to pick up an extra course and lighten your course load during the fall and winter terms. On-campus classes begin May 1, May 28, July 2, and July 22. Complete a 3-credit hour course in as little as three or six weeks! Register anytime for online Open Entry courses and take up to...

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Join Dr. Shelley Doucet at UNB Talks Saint John

Mary Duffley

Posted: April 17, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This UNB Talks event will be held on Tuesday, April 23, from 7 - 8:30 p.m., in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Funded in part by the Devereaux Trust, UNB Talks is a series focusing on UNB’s areas of excellence in research, innovation and teaching. Join us as we explore interprofessional patient-centred practice with Dr. Shelley Doucet, and learn more about how UNB is leading changes in...

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Spring Convocation Ceremony

Communications Office

Posted: April 17, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All members of faculty and staff are invited to participate in the academic procession at the 2019 Spring Convocation Ceremony on Friday, May 31 at 2 p.m. in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre.  Please RSVP by Friday, May 3.   - You are welcome to don academic dress, and take part in the academic procession, which will assemble at 1:15 p.m. outside Ganong Hall (weather permitting)...

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Call for Encaenia Marshals

Katherine Barclay

Posted: April 17, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Faculty and staff are invited to volunteer to serve as graduate Marshals at the 190th Spring Encaenia on May 29 and 30 in The Richard J. CURRIE CENTER.  There will be four separate ceremonies and at least one Marshal from each of the respective faculties is required to assist with each ceremony. Ceremony A: Wednesday, May 29, 10 a.m. for students in the faculties of Science, Nursing and...

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It Begins Here campaign report

Development and Donor Relations

Posted: April 17, 2019 10:27:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


It Begins Here has been the largest fundraising campaign in UNB’s history, bringing together more than 16,500 donors and raising more than $125 million.  While the total amount raised is significant, the impact that it will have for each new generation of students and faculty on our campuses is even more profound.  An overview of the tremendous results can be found in...

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Volunteers needed for Canada-Wide Science Fair

UNB Communications

Posted: April 17, 2019 10:26:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF) is coming to UNB Fredericton in less than 25 days!  The fair provides the university the opportunity to display its rich history and culture, and introduce Canada’s brightest youth to the UNB Fredericton community.   Volunteers are crucial to make CWSF 2019 an unforgettable week for everyone. CWSF requires 200 volunteers to assist in...

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Children needed for Clinical Psychology Graduate Student training

Barbara D'Entremont

Posted: April 17, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We are looking for eight children, between the ages of eight and 14 years, who are making average or above average progress in school, to help graduate students in clinical psychology learn to administer psychological tests. This activity requires that your child spend two to three hours with a psychology graduate student in the Psychology Department on the UNB Fredericton campus.  His/her...

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UNB BBA co-op students achieving success in the workplace

Angie Deveau

Posted: April 17, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Two students from UNBF’s faculty of business administration co-op program are putting their skills to work. The UNBF business administration co-op program, which provides co-op education placements to its students in a variety of organizations, allows students to work and make money while earning their degree. The benefits of the program can include networking opportunities, increased...

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Surplus Filing Cabinets

Richelle Corey

Posted: April 17, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Student Accounts in Financial Services (IUC Physics Building on the Fredericton campus) has four, four-drawer vertical filing cabinets that are no longer needed.  If your department is in need of one, please contact Richelle Corey.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Richelle Corey Email Address: Richelle.Corey@unb.ca

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Reminder, Meet and Greet with Vice-President Saint John

Brenda LeBlanc

Posted: April 16, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All faculty and staff are invited to an informal meet and greet with the Vice-President Saint John, Dr. Petra Hauf, on Wednesday, April 17 at 3 p.m. in the Faculty Staff Lounge. We hope to see you there. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Brenda LeBlanc Email Address: leblancb@unb.ca

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UNBF Retirement Dinner 2019

Kimberly Macklin

Posted: April 16, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The annual Retirement Dinner at UNB Fredericton is scheduled for Tuesday, June 11 at 5:30 p.m. at the SUB Ballroom.   If you have recently retired or are planning to retire this year and would like to attend this dinner, please indicate this to your Dean or Director or send a note to kimberly.macklin@unb.ca.  Everyone who would like to honour a retiring colleague is encouraged to...

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Allyship in the Classroom: ETI Workshop

Kris Doucet

Posted: April 16, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John is hosting Allyship in the Classroom, an Effective Teaching Institute Workshop, on Monday, April 29, from 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. The workshop will outline the general tenants of allyship and offer insights into implementing practical take-aways for specific student groups. We are all Allies in the classroom! Register online at Eventbrite, or if you wish to pay by UNB internal...

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Micas workshop for graduate students and professors

Danielle Connell

Posted: April 16, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Micas is an organization that connects scholarly research with private industry on a variety of issues. The UNB Mitacs representative will hold two workshops on Thursday, April 18 in Oland Hall, 203. A 30-minute presentation will be followed by a 30-minute Q&A.  Following each workshop, participants are welcome to sigh up for 15 minute private sessions with the...

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Judges for Canada-Wide Science Fair

UNB Communications

Posted: April 16, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In less than 25 days, UNB Fredericton will host 500 regional science fair finalists from across Canada, between the ages of 12-17, competing for nearly $1 million in cash awards and university scholarships at the Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF).   We are currently recruiting 350 English, bilingual or French speaking judges to volunteer their expertise, experience, and time to be...

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UNBF English Language Programme Employment Opportunities

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: April 16, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The UNBF English Language Programme (ELP) is accepting applications for employment for its Spring (May 21 - June 20) and Summer (July 9 - August 8) 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, please...

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Cardio equipment for sale

Colin Bowley

Posted: April 16, 2019 10:18:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec recently purchased new cardio equipment and has old equipment available for sale "as is." The equipment that's available for sale includes:  Life Fitness 95T Treadmill ($1000) Precor AMT 100i ($800) For more information or to schedule a viewing, please contact Jason Rudy.    Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Colin...

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UNB Art Centre celebrates World Water Day

Angie Deveau

Posted: April 16, 2019 10:17:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick’s Art Centre is celebrating World Water Day with a number of events for the community. “Whoever you are, wherever you are, water is your human right.” These are the words that describe this year’s World Water Day theme and Sustainable Development Goal 6: Water for all by 2030. World Water Day is an international day of action that...

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UNB Fredericton signage survey

Jessica Stutt

Posted: April 16, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management, Capital Planning & Property Development and the Marketing Office are working together to update Fredericton campus signage. We have developed a brief survey for students, faculty and staff to better understand how and where signage is used. The survey will take less than 10 minutes to complete. In addition to the survey, the working group will be engaging with campus...

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Register now for Summer Term courses starting May 1

Belinda Elliott-Bielecki

Posted: April 16, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Make the most of your summer. Take a course on campus or online! Courses will begin on May 1. Finish these on-campus courses by May 23: •    CCS 2024 - So You Think You Know Dance •    CHNS 1013 - Intro Chinese I •    HIST 1325 - Canada since 1945 •    HIST 3403 - The Loyalists •    KIN 2032...

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New Centralized Services for Print and Branded Material starting May 1st

Melissa Hannah

Posted: April 15, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Starting May 1, UNB is introducing a new centralized service for all faculties and departments ordering professionally printed material or branded merchandise. These changes are required to better align UNB with government procurement regulations.  UNB Procurement Services and Print Services have worked together with the UNB community on several activities over the last 18 months to...

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Participants needed for UNBF's CELLab Research iMET Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: April 15, 2019 10:32:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you currently living with extra body weight and are interested in learning more information about your overall health?   UNBF’s Cardiometabolic Exercise and Lifestyle Laboratory (CELLab) is looking for research participants for the iMET Study. Participation will require you to come in for a total of four visits where you will be participating in different test and...

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Participants needed for UNBF's CELLab Research iFLEX Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: April 15, 2019 10:31:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you interested in changing up your exercise routine or increasing your physical activity levels? UNBF’s Cardiometabolic Exercise and Lifestyle Laboratory (CELLab) is looking for research participants to take part in a free, supervised four-week exercise intervention which will allow participants to also learn more about their overall health! Your participation will help...

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Participants needed for UNBF's CELLab Research Intensity Study

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: April 15, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you concerned about your glucose level or are living with Type 2 diabetes and are interested in becoming more physically active? The UNBF’s Cardiometabolic Exercise and Lifestyle Laboratory (CELLab) is looking for research participants for the Intensity Study! Participation in the study will include the following: a free fitness assessment as well as a free exercise...

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Public lecture: Photographing a Black Hole

Magdalen Normandeau

Posted: April 15, 2019 10:26:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Last week, the first image of a black hole made a big splash in the news. Are you curious to know more about this image, how it was obtained and what it means? If so, please join Suprit Singh, Sanjeev Seahra and Magdalen Normandeau on Wednesday, April 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Bailey Hall, 146 for a public presentation on the topic. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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RN Scott Hall Addition - parking lot closure-FR

Cynthia Jenkins

Posted: April 15, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Facilities Management wishes to advise that the addition to RN Scott Hall, to support research for the Institute of Biomedical Engineering, is about to get underway.  To allow for construction, the parking lot at the rear of the building off of Windsor Street, adjacent to Alden Nowlan House, is scheduled to be closed beginning April 16th, until the start of the fall term in...

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Students engaging with community-based organizations

Angie Deveau

Posted: April 15, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On April 8th, fourth-year sociology students from the faculty of arts at UNB Saint John presented findings from their research collaborations with community organizations to educate on issues of health, substance use, social inclusion poverty and homelessness. The event, held in collaboration with Saint John Free Public Library, Romero House, New Brunswick Association for Community Living,...

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Three new cybersecurity tools/features coming May 1

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 12, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Three new cybersecurity tools/features are coming this May to help keep your UNB account safe and secure: 1 – Account login history app UNB’s login history app shows you all the recent logins to your UNB account so you can keep an eye out for suspicious logins or activity. To access the app: Faculty/staff: Go to your myUNB Portal > eServices > IT Services > Account Options >...

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Join Dr. Shelley Doucet at UNB Talks Saint John

Mary Duffley

Posted: April 12, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This UNB Talks event will be held on Tuesday, April 23, from 7 - 8:30 p.m., in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. Funded in part by the Devereaux Trust, UNB Talks is a series focusing on UNB’s areas of excellence in research, innovation and teaching. Join us as we explore interprofessional patient-centred practice with Dr. Shelley Doucet, and learn more about how UNB is leading changes in...

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Changes to UNBF Facilities Management Chargeback Model

Andrew Corey

Posted: April 12, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Beginning May 1, 2019, UNBF's Facilities Management is implementing a new business model that eliminates all FM labour chargebacks to accounts funded from the UNB operating budget.  As of May 1, FM chargebacks to these units will only reflect the cost of required materials, supplies, incidentals and any externally contracted labour.  This business change will increase efficiencies...

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UNB Sustainability launches Green Event Certification

Emily Blaney

Posted: April 12, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you hosting an event? Consider ‘going green’ and apply online for your Green Event Certification. The goal of the Green Event Program is to provide resources and support to campus groups on how they can incorporate sustainable choices into their event and reduce their impact on the planet. Whether you are a student, staff or faculty, all are welcome to pursue...

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Mourning the passing of retired faculty member Dr. Sharon Anne Myers

Communications Office

Posted: April 11, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired faculty member Dr. Sharon Anne Myers (EdD ’95), who passed away on March 30 in Montague, PE. She was 61. Sharon completed her EdD at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education in 1995. In 1997, colleagues from the Canadian Association for Educational Psychology awarded her with the top Canadian Doctoral Thesis...

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Call for Papers - Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research Conference

Silke Brabander

Posted: April 11, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This is a call for papers for the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research (MMFC) Conference from October 9-10 at the Wu Conference Centre.  The conference theme is “Ending Gender Based Violence: Harnessing Research and Action for Social Change,” and the keynote speaker is Dr. Myrna Dawson, Canada Research Chair in Public Policy in Criminal Justice and...

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First Aid Training

David Gillespie

Posted: April 11, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


First Aid Training will be available on the Saint John campus on May 15 and 16, from 8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (both days), in Ganong Hall 215. For the Workplace Standard FA with CPR & AED, attendance will be required for both days. For six hour refresher training, you can select which day you would like to attend. Cost for the course is $65 refresher and $115 full certification, which will be...

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UNBF Counselling Services - Office Closure

Tanya Jones

Posted: April 11, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please note that UNBF Counselling Services will be closed on Friday, April 12 for the morning for staff training.  It will open at 1 p.m. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Tanya Jones Email Address: tjones@unb.ca

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ForEM to receive funding for climate change adaption research

UNB Communications

Posted: April 11, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of the government’s plan to cut pollution, grow the economy and build healthier communities for all Canadians, Natural Resources Canada will announce support for climate change adaptation in the forest sector on Monday, April 15 at 10 a.m. in the Chancellor’s Room at the Wu Conference Centre. Matt DeCourcey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Immigration, Refugees...

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UNBers receive prestigious YMCA awards

UNB Communications

Posted: April 10, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Two members of the University of New Brunswick community will be honoured for their community dedication at the YMCA of Greater Saint John’s 2019 Red Triangle Award Gala on April 11. Dr. Shelley Rinehart, faculty of business professor and MBA director on the Saint John campus, will receive the Red Triangle Award, which recognizes long and meritorious service, outstanding contributions and...

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Alcohol policy survey – have your say – survey closing April 11

UNB Communications

Posted: April 9, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


One issue that continues to prompt discussion in the UNB community is the issue of alcohol on campus. As the university’s Alcohol Policy is now more than 10 years old, the Alcohol Policy Review Committee was formed in 2018, a new draft Alcohol Policy has been put forward for consideration.  UNB is seeking input from members of the community at all campuses as to the goals,...

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DUT Registration Deadline Approaching

Susan Pugh

Posted: April 9, 2019 10:34:00 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 summer term, 2019. Below is the schedule of classes and a brief description of the program. 2019 Summer Term:  May 4 - 25, 2019 DUT will be held on Saturdays, from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., and Tuesdays to Thursdays, from 4 - 6:30 p.m., in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 334-1....

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Lecture and Panel Discussion on Plastic in the Environment at the UNB Art Centre

Lori Quick

Posted: April 9, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A lecture and panel discussion on Plastic in the Environment will take place on Tuesday, April 16 at 7 p.m. in Memorial Hall -  UNB Art Centre Our rivers, oceans and streams are being polluted with the plastic that we use and discard. Every week a news story features seabirds, turtles and other creatures washed ashore tangled up in plastic, their bellies filled with plastic litter. This is...

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Economics professor re-examining technological advancements

Angie Deveau

Posted: April 9, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A UNBF economics professor has made it his mission to re-examine the concept of globalization by considering the evolution of recent technological advancements and how they relate to modern day business practices. Gone are the times that individuals need to leave their homes to buy even the most basic of goods and services. With a click of a button, people can get groceries delivered,...

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Notice of Late Opening UNBF Office of the Registrar

Jo-ann Mihan

Posted: April 9, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Office of the Registrar on the Fredericton campus will open at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 11 to permit all staff to attend a full staff meeting. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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High school students compete in annual neuroscience competition

Angie Deveau

Posted: April 9, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick’s department of psychology in Fredericton recently hosted the annual Regional Brain Bee competition. The competition, which tests participants’ understanding of neuroscience, is open to high school students from New Brunswick and surrounding areas. Similar to a spelling bee, the Regional Brain Bee competition tests students’ knowledge by way of...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Wild Rose

Tony Merzetti

Posted: April 9, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Monday Night Film Series will present the film, Wild Rose on Monday, April 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. A musician from Glasgow dreams of becoming a Nashville star, while also grappling with the responsibilities of being recently released from prison and a young mother of two children. Rotten tomatoes score of 92 per cent. Rose-Lynn Harlan (TIFF 2017 Rising Star Jessie Buckley,...

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Mourning the passing of student Kourtney Creamer

Communications

Posted: April 8, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of student Kourtney Creamer. Kourtney was known, and loved, by many. As an advocate for mental health reforms, she was a founding member of Creating Conversations, a program intended to start discussions as well as generate awareness and acceptance. She was a kind and generous person who inspired others to stand up for what they...

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Mourning the passing of faculty member Carolyn Bassett

Communications Office

Posted: April 8, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


It is with great sadness that I write to inform you of the passing of faculty member Dr. Carolyn Bassett, an associate professor in the department of political science on our Fredericton campus. Carolyn died on April 2 following a battle with cancer. She was 54. Carolyn joined the UNB community in 2008, having taught previously at York University’s Atkinson College. In addition to her...

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Nisuhsane Program: Connecting With Indigenous Students New to UNB

Matthew MacLean

Posted: April 8, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Upper-year students (both indigenous and non-indigenous), with an interest in developing reciprocal and meaningful connections with Indigenous students new to UNB, are invited to participate in a new program starting in the fall of 2019. Program Description The Nisuhsane (a Wolastoqey word meaning “let us walk together in respect and harmony”) program connects new to UNB Indigenous...

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CETL Hosts Faculty Appreciation Day Drop-in (Reading Day)

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: April 8, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You are invited to drop by CETL’s annual Faculty Appreciation Day on Friday, Apr. 12 (Reading Day), from 3 – 4:30 p.m., at the Alden Nowlan Grad House. There is no program - just drop in for some treats and chat with colleagues about the term’s experiences, now that classes are ending. This is CETL’s way of saying “thank you” for all the time and energy that...

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UNBF Physics Department Seminar with Mark Moldwin (University of Michigan)

Penny Davenport

Posted: April 8, 2019 10:37:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


he next UNBF Physics Department Seminar will take place on Thursday, April 11, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Mark Moldwin, University of Michigan, will present, "What is the worst that can happen? The potential impacts from a Carrington-class geomagnetic storm on society." “Can a major geomagnetic storm cause a major economic depression and severely...

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SUBTOWNE Ballroom Blitz: April 8 - 10

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: April 8, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The SUBTOWNE Ballroom Blitz will be taking place in the SUB Ballroom for three days only!  On April 8 and 9: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., and on April 10: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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Reminder: New cybersecurity feature coming to your UNB email April 8

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 5, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Starting Monday, April 8, you’ll see a new warning message on all emails you receive from outside of UNB (ie: sent from external email services like Gmail). This new security feature will make it easier for you to identify phishing attempts and other malicious emails targeting UNB. What does the warning message say? Caution: This email comes from outside of UNB. Do not open any links or...

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Be careful with your information

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 5, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


ITS would like to remind everyone of the importance of keeping your UNB accounts and personal information secure. Account credentials can become compromised with a simple click on a phishing link leading to unauthorized access to your UNB account and information. Here are some helpful tips for good password habits: Never recycle old passwords or use the same password for different...

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Reminder WebTimeEntry Cutoff Date April 19, 2019 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: April 5, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Easter 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 April 19, 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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Spring Convocation Ceremony

Communications Office

Posted: April 5, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


All members of faculty and staff are invited to participate in the academic procession at the 2019 Spring Convocation Ceremony on Friday, May 31 at 2 p.m. in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre.  Please RSVP by Friday, May 3.   - You are welcome to don academic dress, and take part in the academic procession, which will assemble at 1:15 p.m. outside Ganong Hall (weather permitting)...

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Call for Nominations for the Dr. Allan P Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: April 5, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you know an excellent teacher? If so, nominate her/him for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching!  Nomination forms are available online or can be picked up at the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning, Fredericton; the Vice-President, Saint John; the Student Council, Saint John or Fredericton; and Faculty Offices. The deadline for nominations is 10 days...

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Interested in becoming a volunteer Exercise Leader for Older Adults (age 50+ years)?

Anna Petrie

Posted: April 5, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Zoomers on the Go is a free, peer-led exercise program that is being delivered in Fredericton this spring, and will be offered again in September. We are recruiting for individuals who can volunteer their time to lead a 12-week exercise program in Fredericton, Harvey, Stanley, Nackawic, Millville, Oromoncto, Gagetown, or St. Stephen. These are group exercise classes with about 20-25...

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Mourning the passing of retired UNB electrician Malcolm Cammack

Communications Office

Posted: April 4, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired UNB electrician Malcolm (Mack) Cammack, who passed away on March 31 in Fredericton, NB. He was 76. Originally from Bath, NB, Mack was a graduate of the Maritime Forest Ranger School in Fredericton (’66). He worked as an electrician at UNB’s Fredericton campus until his retirement in 1998. Prior to his position...

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Announcing Encaenia Valedictorians 2019

Sara Rothman

Posted: April 4, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Congratulations to the following students who have been selected as the valedictorians for the 109th Encaenia, to take place on the Fredericton Campus on May 29 and 30, 2019: Ceremony A – Seshu Iyengar Ceremony B – Kristian D’Amore Ceremony C – Alison Balcom Ceremony D – Emily Weston The selection committee wishes to acknowledge that there was a particularly...

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2019 Proudly UNB Awards

Communications Office

Posted: April 4, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 2019 Proudly UNB Awards is being held this evening, April 5, at the Delta Brunswick in Saint John. The award recipients are: Dr. Eddy and the late Diane Campbell, Fredericton, NB - Alumni Award of Honour Robert Fowler (BSc’91) - Alumni Award of Distinction  Carl Fraser (BBA’74) - Alumni Award of Distinction Francis McHugh (BPE’61, Bed’72) - Alumni Award of...

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Biology Seminar Series with Rossella Calvaruso

Jenn Meade

Posted: April 4, 2019 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join the Biology Seminar Series for its last seminar of the academic year on Friday, April 5 at 3 p.m. in Bailey Hall, 146. PhD candidate Rossella Calvaruso will present, “Cytometric and molecular methods to identify the rare glaucophyte algae.” All are welcome. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jenn Meade Email Address: Jenn.Meade@unb.ca

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UNB Astronomy Night

Penny Davenport

Posted: April 4, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Astronomy Night will be held on Friday, April 5, from 9 - 10 p.m., at Queen Square Park. Join us for a tour of the night sky (weather permitting). Some of the things we'll be observing through our portable telescopes are the Orion Nebula, the Andromeda Galaxy, and the Pleiades open star cluster. We'll also show you how to spot some of the season's best known constellations as we do some...

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Early Modern Maritime Recipes Project Launch

Susan Oliver

Posted: April 4, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join UNB Libraries for the launch of the Early Modern Maritime Recipes project on Thursday, April 11 at 3:30 p.m. in the Milham Room (Room #100) of the Harriet Irving Library. Led by Dr. Edith Snook (UNB) and Dr. Lyn Bennett (Dalhousie), and developed in partnership with UNB Libraries, Early Modern Maritime Recipes is a database that collects recipes circulating before 1800 in...

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2nd Annual Creative Connections Conference at UNB

Beth A. Wallace

Posted: April 4, 2019 10:17:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton will host the 2nd Annual Creative Connections Conference 2019 from October 24 - 26, 2019. To submit a proposal, please visit this website. Also, visit the online delegate registration site. The Atlantic Centre for Creativity (ACC) promotes interdisciplinary research and programing in the areas of imagination, creativity and innovation. To provide a means for sharing research,...

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Looking for Volunteers - 2019 Canada Wide Science Fair

Annette Wetmore

Posted: April 3, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB will once again host the Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF) on the Fredericton campus from May 11 - 18. This event is the premier youth STEM competition in Canada and will see over 1,000 people on our campus for a week. Some of the projects that are displayed by the youth finalists are of a level that would match some of the Masters and PhD work on campus - it is truly an...

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Election of a Faculty Member-at-Large to Saint John Senate

Elizabeth Flemming

Posted: April 3, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The deadline for voting in the election of a Faculty Member-at-large to Saint John Senate was Monday, 2 April 2019. I am pleased to announce the following faculty member has been elected for a three year term, beginning 1 July 2019:            Rebecca McKay, Department of Mathematics & Statistics. Thank you to the candidates, nominators, and...

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FA/CPR and FA Refresher Training

Kim Perry

Posted: April 3, 2019 10:35:00 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 from May 27-28 and May 29-30, certifying them in First Aid/CPR for a three-year period, providing they attend the annual one-day refresher. There will also be a FA Refresher on May 31 for those who have received their FA/CPR certification in the...

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An Evening of Art and Cheer

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: April 3, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Tickets are still available for An Evening of Art and Cheer – a live paint off and craft tasting to support UNBF’s MBA Community Leadership Award, which is happening on Saturday, April 6 in the SUB Ballroom. Here are some definitions to help you decide whether you should go:   A “live paint off” – where artists create paintings on the spot in front of a...

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New cybersecurity feature coming to your UNB email on April 8

IT Service Desk

Posted: April 2, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Starting Monday, April 8, you’ll see a new warning message on all emails you receive from outside of UNB (ie: sent from external email services like Gmail). This new security feature will make it easier for you to identify phishing attempts and other malicious emails targeting UNB. What does the warning message say? Caution: This email comes from outside of UNB. Do not open any links or...

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5th Annual UNB Engineering Design Symposium – Tomorrow

UNB Communications

Posted: April 2, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s 5th annual Engineering Design Symposium, where final-year engineering students showcase their innovative designs and prototypes to the community, is taking place Thursday, April 4.  Hundreds of student projects from each department will be presented at this year’s event. Look out for an innovative new approach to marine lifejackets that could save more lives, a bridge...

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Nursing Research Day: Making Nursing Research Accessible

Elizabeth Fry-Rahmanian

Posted: April 2, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 24th annual Nursing Research Day: Making Nursing Research Accessible will be held Friday, May 24, 2019. This event will provide an opportunity for Healthcare Providers, Educators, Policy Makers, and community members to learn about the innovative research undertaken by students and faculty at the University of New Brunswick. Keynote Speaker - Lois Berry: "Nursing Research in a Fake...

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Vote for Ali Ghorbani to receive one of Canada’s Top 25 Immigrant Awards

Tina Madore

Posted: April 2, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Ghorbani has been shortlisted to receive one of RBC’s Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards for 2019! Canadian Immigrant Magazine officially opened the online voting stage, so please vote now! The deadline is May 16, 2019. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Tina Madore Email Address: Tina.Madore@unb.ca

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UNBF Physics Department Seminar

Penny Davenport

Posted: April 2, 2019 10:22:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next UNBF Physics Department Seminar will take place on Thursday, April 4, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Mustafa Saeed, UNBF Physics, will discuss 'Cosmological Perturbation Theory in a Matter-Time Gauge.' “In this talk we will examine cosmological perturbations in a Hamiltonian framework with a matter-time gauge. Einstein's field equations will be written...

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UNB English Language Programme Employment Opportunities

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: April 2, 2019 10:21:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The UNB English Language Programme (ELP) is accepting applications for employment for its Spring (May 21 - June 20) and Summer (July 9 - August 8) 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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Monday Night Film Series presents, Woman at War

Tony Merzetti

Posted: April 2, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Monday Night Film Series will present the film, Woman at War on Monday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall 102. Halla, a woman in her forties, declares war on the local aluminum industry to prevent it from disfiguring her country. She risks all she has to protect the highlands of Iceland-but the situation could change with the unexpected arrival of a small orphan in her life. As a...

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Poet Jenna Lyn Albert to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series-SJ

MyUNB News

Posted: April 1, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Poet Jenna Lyn Albert will read from Bec and Call on Tuesday, April 4 at 7 p.m. in the Whitebone Lounge, on the Saint John campus. This reading is in memory of Susan Kathleen Leyden, a longtime supporter of the Lorenzo Society. The poems collected in Bec and Call refuse to be silent or subtle; instead they delve into the explicit, the audacious, the boldly personal. Bec and...

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Poet Jenna Lyn Albert to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series

MyUNB News

Posted: April 1, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Poet Jenna Lyn Albert will read from Bec and Call on Thursday, April 4 at 7 p.m. in the Whitebone Lounge, on the Saint John campus. This reading is in memory of Susan Kathleen Leyden, a longtime supporter of the Lorenzo Society. The poems collected in Bec and Call refuse to be silent or subtle; instead they delve into the explicit, the audacious, the boldly personal. Bec and...

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KIN Research Day and Career Cafe 2019

Leslie Harquail

Posted: April 1, 2019 10:29:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Faculty of Kinesiology will host its annual KIN Research Day and Career Café on Thursday, April 4, from 1 - 7:15 p.m., in the Kinesiology building. This year's theme, Leading the Future Through Collaborative Research, will feature Dr. David Scott, presenting "Making Collaborative Research a Positive Experience." This student-organized, conference style event will showcase the research...

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IBEC Speaker Series "Start-Up as a Career" hosted by Mathu Singaram

Jessica Mann

Posted: April 1, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next IBEC Speaker Series will feature Mathu Singaram discussing "Start-Up as a Career" on Wednesday, Apr. 3 at 12 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 303. Mathu Singaram has been involved in several start-ups over the last 15 years. He is the Chief Mentor, Head of Consulting and a corporate facilitator at Mathu Singaram Consulting, Malaysia and PQMDC, India and the Managing Trustee of Belief, a foundation...

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ISAO April Lunch and Learn

Jason MacFarlane

Posted: April 1, 2019 10:24:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join International Student Advisors Office staff, advisors Hillary Nguyen and Jason MacFarlane, for the monthly Lunch & Learn on Thursday, April 4, from 12 - 1 p.m., in in the Student Union Building, 103. This month they will be reviewing some of the most frequently covered subjects at ISAO (and how to address them if asked), including Medicare for international students, rent...

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2019 Central Heating Plant Shutdown Date Change

Tom Gilmore

Posted: April 1, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to operational requirements of the Fredericton campus, the 2019 Shutdown has been postponed one week to begin June 9, 2019. This shall serve as reminder that the 2019 Central Heating Plant Shutdown shall begin at 00:01 hours June 9,  continuing through to 24:00 hours on June 13.  Steam will be restored to the DECRH within 24 hours of shutdown.  Steam will be restored to all...

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Exam Prep Sessions

Janice Gange

Posted: April 1, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students are encouraged to drop by the Harriet Irving Library (Milham Room) for exam study prep and support from a learning strategist.  Thirty-minute sessions will be offered on a sign up basis.  Dates and times: Tuesday, April 2 (5:30 - 8:30 pm) Sunday, April 7  (5:30 - 8:30 pm) Monday, April 15 (5:30 - 8:30 pm) Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Math Learning Centre Hiring

Caroline Purdy

Posted: April 1, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Math Learning Centre is looking for qualified students to tutor in Math and/or Stats starting in September 2019, so if you are aware of students who would be interested, please let them know. Tutors must be able to tutor in at least five of the following courses: Math 0863, 1003, 1013, 1503, 1823, 1833, 2003, 2013, 2213, 2513, or Stats 2263, 2264, 2593.  Tutors are paid $16/hour and...

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Large update for UNB-owned Windows 10 devices being released on Wednesday, April 3

IT Service Desk

Posted: March 29, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you have a UNB-owned device running Windows 10? If so, starting Wednesday, April 3 you may be prompted to restart your device for a large Windows update.  This update will take 30 minutes to one hour to complete. As such, we recommend you wait until the end of the day or another time convenient for you to start the update.  Who is getting the update? Only UNB-owned Windows 10...

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Buffy Sainte Marie celebration performance for Indigenous Language Gathering

Chelsea Cullins

Posted: March 29, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Buffy Sainte-Marie will be doing a celebration performance in honour of the Mi'kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre's first Indigenous Language Gathering on Thursday, April 4, from 7 - 8:30 p.m., at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER.  The doors will open to the public at 6 p.m. for an opening ceremony with UNB's Elder-in-residence Imelda Perley. Indigenous Language Gathering Celebration: Nikana'tunej...

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Siyabulela Mandela to visit UNB

Communications Office

Posted: March 29, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB is excited to announce it will host a community conversation, on both campuses, with Mr. Siyabulela Mandela.  Mr. Mandela is an internationally acclaimed academic and carries on his grandfather’s legacy as a renowned activist and freedom fighter.   He is currently a PhD candidate (International Relations and Conflict Resolution) and lecturer in the department of...

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Alcohol Policy Review Survey - Have your say

UNB Communications

Posted: March 29, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


One issue that continues to prompt discussion in the UNB community is the issue of alcohol on campus. As the university’s Alcohol Policy is now more than 10 years old, the Alcohol Policy Review Committee was formed in 2018, and a new draft Alcohol Policy has been put forward for consideration.  UNB is now seeking input from members of the community at all campuses as to the goals,...

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Reminder: Old IT Service Desk phone numbers being retired April 30

IT Service Desk

Posted: March 29, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On April 30, ITS and ISS are retiring old IT Service Desk phone numbers (listed below) previously used for technical support at UNB. Both the old numbers and new numbers had been running concurrently to reduce impact to you. If you have not already done so, please update your address book and any departmental documentation referencing UNB IT support with the current contact details: CURRENT:...

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Children needed for Clinical Psychology Graduate Student training

Barbara D'Entremont

Posted: March 29, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We are looking for children (between the ages of eight to 14 years), who are making average or above average progress in school, to help graduate students in clinical psychology learn to administer psychological tests.  This activity requires that your child spend 2.5-3 hours with a psychology graduate student in the Psychology Department on the UNB Fredericton campus.  His/her...

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Call for Nominations for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: March 29, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you know an excellent teacher? If so, nominate her/him for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching!  Nomination forms are available online or can be picked up at the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning, Fredericton; the Vice-President, Saint John; the Student Council, Saint John or Fredericton; and Faculty Offices. The deadline for nominations is 10 days...

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Theatre UNB Presents The Country Wife

Len Falkenstein

Posted: March 29, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Theatre UNB’s final production of the season will be William Wycherley’s Restoration comedy The Country Wife. A comic romp that satirized the hypocritical sexual mores of the upper class, the play delighted audiences on its premiere in 1675 with its cutting wit and farcical bawdy humour, but was denounced by more puritanical critics for its indecency. The Country Wife centres on...

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Vesey Bulbs "Green" Fundraiser

Ann Smith

Posted: March 29, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The CEL Wellness Committee is participating in the Vesey Bulbs fundraising program to raise money for various wellness activities being planned for the upcoming year.  To stay "green," a full colour brochure and order form can be accessed through the following links.  Brochure Order Form Please share with your friends! If you have difficulty viewing these documents, a hard copy is...

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5th Annual UNBF Engineering Design Symposium

UNB Communications

Posted: March 28, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s 5th annual Engineering Design Symposium, where final-year engineering students showcase their innovative designs and prototypes to the community, will be held on Thursday, April 4, from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., at the Fredericton Convention Centre. Student projects from each department will be presented at this year’s event. Look out for an innovative new approach to marine...

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Movie Night: Water Accessibility for Indigenous Communities

Emily Fox

Posted: March 28, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John students, from the Latin American Politics course, will be hosting a movie night to raise awareness about access to clean water for Indigenous communities from Latin America all the way to New Brunswick. The films being shown are Even the Rain, a fictional film on water rights in Cochabamba, Bolivia, and Water Warriors, a documentary on water activists in New Brunswick,...

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CETL Visiting Scholar Program

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: March 28, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Applications are still being received for the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning Visiting Scholar Program for the spring and fall terms of 2019, with a deadline of Friday, April 5. The program is for faculty members who wish to work on projects that would benefit from close collaboration with members of CETL staff. The program is open to full-time UNB faculty members who have been teaching...

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UNB team top winner at NBIF Breakthru competition

Angie Deveau

Posted: March 28, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s Canum Nanomaterials won both the grand prize and the people’s choice award at the 2019 New Brunswick Innovation Foundation’s Breakthru Competition on March 21. They received $436,000 in cash investments and professional services, which includes funds from both NBIFand Opportunities New Brunswick, and a golden ticket to a Dragon’s...

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Siyabulela Mandela to visit UNB

Communications Office

Posted: March 27, 2019 11:47:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB is excited to announce it will host a community conversation, on both campuses, with Mr. Siyabulela Mandela.  Mr. Mandela is an internationally acclaimed academic and carries on his grandfather’s legacy as a renowned activist and freedom fighter.   He is currently a PhD candidate (International Relations and Conflict Resolution) and lecturer in the department of...

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QUEST-SJ: Qualitative Health Research Collaborative in Saint John

Krystal Binns

Posted: March 27, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next QUEST-SJ session will be held on Tuesday,  April 9, from 3 - 4:30 p.m., in the NBCC Building,  2217. This session will feature: Hot Topic: Focus Groups – Dr. Duyen Nguyen (CIHR-NBHRF Postdoctoral Fellow)  Methodological Focus of the Month: Sampling – Julia Woodhall-Melnik (UNB)  QUEST-SJ has brought together researchers, academics, students and...

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IBEC Speaker Series "Start-Up as a Career" hosted by Mathu Singaram

Jessica Mann

Posted: March 27, 2019 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The IBEC Speaker Series "Start-Up as a Career" will be hosted by Mathu Singaram on Wednesday, Apr. 3, at 12 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 303. Muthu Singaram has been involved in several start-ups over last 15 years. Muthu is the Chief Mentor, Head of Consulting and a corporate facilitator at Muthu Singaram Consulting, Malaysia and PQMDC, India and the Managing Trustee of Belief, a foundation to promote...

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UNB Department of Sociology Research Workshop

Tracy McDonald

Posted: March 27, 2019 10:33:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Department of Sociology Research Workshop will take place on Friday, April 5, from 2:30 - 5:30 p.m. in the Milham Room. Dr. Daniel Dutton, Community Health & Epidemiology, Dalhousie University and Sociology Adjunct, will present, "Quantile Regression: A Primer Background and Applied Examples."  Free workshop. Space for 25 participants. Register at socio@unb.ca In applied social...

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2019 Mathematics & Statistics Inter-Campus Seminar Day

Branimir Cacic

Posted: March 27, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Mathematics and Statistics GAU is pleased to announce that its 2019 Inter-Campus Seminar Day will take place on Friday, Apr. 12, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 404. The day’s speakers include advanced graduate students (Ali Beykzadeh, Jingyu Cui, and Jarod Kelly), postdoctoral fellows (Suprit Singh), and new faculty (Orla Murphy and Nicholas Touikan), representing a...

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Feminist Lunch Series with Dr Tom Hooper

Karen Pearlston

Posted: March 27, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As part of the Feminist Lunch Series, Dr. Tom Hooper, History at York University, will give a talk titled, "'Celebrating' the Recriminalization of Homosexuality in 1969" on Thursday, March 28 at 12:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 28. The federal government has launched several initiatives to celebrate the so-called decriminalization of homosexuality in 1969. This is based on a myth. The...

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UNBSJ Athletics Department Fundraiser with Copper Country Coffee Roasters

Communications Office

Posted: March 27, 2019 10:24:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John Athletics Department, and a former Seawolves basketball player, are partnering together to create a fundraising initiative that will offer six UNB Saint John Seawolves branded coffee blends with a portion of the proceeds going towards the UNBSJ athletics department.  Mr. Lars Moffat, the owner and founder of Copper Country Coffee Roasters, is a former Seawolves basketball...

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Faculty of Kinesiology graduate colloquium with Kendra Cooling

Leslie Harquail

Posted: March 27, 2019 10:21:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Kendra Cooling, graduate student in the Faculty of Kinesiology's MSESS program, will present on the topic, "NBKA - New Brunswick Kinesiology Association" on Friday, March 29, from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., in the Kinesiology Building, 208. "Integrating the provincial and national non profit organizations in the realm of academia.  A further in-depth look at who we are, what we do and what you...

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KIN Research Day and Career Cafe 2019

Leslie Harquail

Posted: March 27, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Faculty of Kinesiology will host its annual KIN Research Day and Career Café on Thursday, April 4, from 1 - 7:15 p.m. The theme this year is "Leading the Future Through Collaborative Research." This student-organized, conference-style event will showcase the research currently being done by honours students and graduate students in the faculty of Kinesiology.  Keynote speaker...

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Residence Fellow 2019-2020

Krysta Lee Kinney

Posted: March 27, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


Residence Life is now accepting CVs/Resumes and cover letters for the 2019/20 position of Residence Fellow! Residence Life, a division within Student Services, contributes to the creation of a campus environment that supports student success and student engagement in both academic pursuits and co-curricular life. The Residence Fellow, is a casual, live-in position that is responsible for...

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Standing Ovation: Rockin the Stage & Overcoming Academic Anxiety

Tanya Jones

Posted: March 27, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


What do athletes, class presenters, performing artists and thesis defenders have in common?  They are required to perform even when they are nervous or worried about the outcome.  If you are not doing as well as you could during exams, class presentations, recitals and thesis defenses, etc., this practical workshop will help!   The workshop will take place on Friday, March...

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Minimum Wage Increase - April 1, 2019

Human Resources

Posted: March 26, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Effective April 1, 2019, the minimum wage hourly rate at UNB for student/employees will be increased to $11.50 per hour. This will require an adjustment to the rate of pay for all current student/employees who are paid an hourly rate below $11.50.  Human Resources will review the pay of all such student/employees and will process pay adjustments and rate changes for future...

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UNB Writer-in-Residence to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: March 26, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Writer-in-Residence Phil Hall will read from Conjugation on Thursday, March 28 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre.  Special guest Clyde Wray will join the Writer-in-Residence. Phil Hall will be on the Saint John campus during the week of March 25-29. Faculty, staff and students who are interested in a one-on-one session for poetry and prose with him, are asked to email Andrea...

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2019 UNB Saint John University Awards

Drew MacLeod

Posted: March 26, 2019 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join Drs. Eddy Campbell and Petra Hauf on Friday, March 29, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. in the Whitebone Lounge for the presentation of the 2019 University Awards, Saint John Campus.  Dr. Tim Alderson and Dr. Emin Civi will each receive the Distinguished Service Award.  Dr. Shelley Rinehart will accept Dr. Civi's award in his absence. All are welcome to attend this special celebration as...

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CETL Hosts Faculty Appreciation Day Drop-in

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: March 26, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You are invited to drop by CETL’s annual Faculty Appreciation Day on Friday, Apr. 12 (Reading Day), from 3 – 4:30 p.m., at the Alden Nowlan Grad House. There is no program - just drop in for some treats and chat with colleagues about the term’s experiences, now that classes are ending. This is CETL’s way of saying “thank you” for all the time and energy that...

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Biology Seminar Series - PhD candidate Lesleigh Kraft

Jenn Meade

Posted: March 26, 2019 10:21:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Biology Seminar Series is proud to present Biology PhD candidate Lesleigh Kraft. She will be presenting a seminar on her research enitled, “Biodiversity of the Red Algal Order Halymeniales in Australia,” on Wednesday, March 27 at 3 p.m. in B146. Everyone is welcome, please come and support one of our students!   Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Brazilian Event - Learning About a New Culture

Jennifer Bishop

Posted: March 26, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Department of Culture and Media Studies invites you to a 'Brazilian Event - Learning About a New Culture' on Thursday, March 28, from 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., in Carleton Hall, 332. Schedule 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.: Presentation on Brazilian chef Alex Atala 12:15 - 12:30 p.m.: Question & Answer Period 12:30 - 12:45 p.m.: What is Brazil? 12:45 - 1 p.m.: Fun activity 1 - 1:20 p.m.:...

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Head Hall C Level Parking lot and Entrance Closure

Cynthia Jenkins

Posted: March 26, 2019 10:18:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management, Fredericton campus, wishes to advise that the parking lot between Head Hall and Lady Beaverbrook Residence will be temporarily closed for the morning of Wednesday April 3, from 7 a.m. - 12 p.m.  During this time, Head Hall’s Main Entrance on C Level will be reduced to an emergency exit only.  The closure is necessary due to a crane placing materials on the...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, The Favourite

Tony Merzetti

Posted: March 26, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Monday Night Film Series will present the film, The Favourite on Monday, April 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. In early 18th century England, England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) occupies the throne, and her close friend Lady Sarah (Rachel Weisz) governs the country in her stead while...

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Eddy Campbell to receive Proudly UNB Award

Jenna Kennedy

Posted: March 25, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Proudly UNB Awards recognize UNB alumni who have achieved great success through their professional and charitable pursuits and extraordinary contributions to our university, their local community, country and beyond. We hope you can join us in honouring the recipients at this year’s gala dinner on Friday, April 5 at the Delta Saint John. The reception begins at 6 p.m., followed by...

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UNB Cybersecurity Advisory: Elsevier privacy breach

IT Service Desk

Posted: March 25, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Elsevier, an online repository for scientific journals, research and education information used by some faculty, staff and students, recently suffered a privacy beach exposing user email addresses and passwords. NOTE: This is a non-UNB privacy breach. ITS does not have access to or the ability to determine the compromised information held by Elsevier.  What this means to you If you have an...

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Poet Jenna Lyn Albert to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series-SJ

MyUNB News

Posted: March 25, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Poet Jenna Lyn Albert will read from Bec and Call on Thursday, April 4 at 7 p.m. in the Whitebone Lounge, on the Saint John campus. This reading is in memory of Susan Kathleen Leyden, a longtime supporter of the Lorenzo Society. The poems collected in Bec and Call refuse to be silent or subtle; instead they delve into the explicit, the audacious, the boldly personal. Bec and...

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SEED 2019 Program

Jessica Bourque

Posted: March 25, 2019 10:31:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The annual New Brunswick SEED (Student Employment and Experience Development) program is now accepting applications from UNB departments, faculty, and staff interested in receiving funding to hire an eligible student during the summer of 2019. Faculty and Staff must submit their application online. Students will also need to apply online. The deadline for students to apply is March 31, so...

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Leadership Development for Women

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: March 25, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Seats are still available for the presentation on Leadership Development for Women, presented by Alison DeMille, Chief Human Resources Officer at McCain Foods Limited, and Poonam Kohli, Director of Diversity, Inclusion & Talent at McCain Foods Limited. In this one-hour session, Alison and Poonam will discuss factors that can accelerate or hinder the success of women in the workplace.  ...

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Exam Study Drop-In Sessions

Janice Gange

Posted: March 25, 2019 10:17:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


It's time for students to start planning for exam study!  They can sign up for a 30-minute session with a Learning Strategist!   Sessions will be offered on Wednesday, March 27;  Tuesday, April 2; Sunday, April 7; and Monday, April 15, from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m., in the Milham Room in the Harriet Irving Library.  Please share with your students so they can sign up...

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An Evening of Art and Cheer - and a little magic

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: March 25, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Tickets are still available for an Evening of Art and Cheer - a live paint off and craft tasting in support of UNB Fredericton’s MBA Community Leadership Scholarship fund. For the third year in a row, the MBA Professional Development class is hosting this event.  The evening will feature four live rounds of painting by local artists (watching these artists at work is where the magic...

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Search for New Director of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME)

Amanda Manuel

Posted: March 22, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


A search for the Director of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering has been initiated. As part of this process, this message is being circulated to the University community in order to alert anyone who may be interested in being nominated for this position. All nominations should be sent to Dave MaGee, Vice President (Research), either by email (vpr@unb.ca) or regular mail...

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Student Toolkit for Academic Advising

Neil Cole

Posted: March 22, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Trying to find resources and supports on campus, but you don't know what's available and where it is? We know that the "student service landscape" is vast and wide, so the Student Toolkit is designed around categories of student support. The Student Toolkit describes these services and then directs you to them to help students, faculty, and staff find student-centered offices, resources, and...

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CETL Hosts: Using Grades in D2L (Brightspace) Session

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: March 22, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Jeff Mundee, CETL Instructional Technology Specialist, will present this workshop on Tuesday, April 2, from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m., in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 249.  In this workshop, participants will become familiar with the Grades tool. You’ll learn to enter and manage grades, create your own course specific grade scheme, and how to set up a grade system that meets the needs of your...

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UNB Saint John Athletic Department Fundraiser

Communications Office

Posted: March 22, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John athletics department and a former Seawolves basketball player are partnering to create a fundraising initiative that will offer six UNB Saint John Seawolves branded coffee blends, with a portion of the proceeds going towards the UNB Saint John athletics department.  Lars Moffat, the owner and founder of Copper Country Coffee Roasters, is a former Seawolves basketball player...

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Mourning the passing of librarian emerita Gertrude Elizabeth Gunn

Communications Office

Posted: March 21, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of librarian emerita Dr. Gertrude Elizabeth Gunn (PhD'59), who passed away on March 18 in Gagetown. She was 95. Dr. Gunn served as UNB’s head librarian for 23 years. She attended the university as an undergraduate and graduate student, graduating with a BA in 1955 and an MA the following year. In 1956, she received a Beaverbrook...

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Retirement Dinner 2019

Kimberly Macklin

Posted: March 21, 2019 10:31:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The annual Retirement Dinner at UNB Fredericton is scheduled for Tuesday, June 11 at 5:30 p.m. at the SUB Ballroom.   If you have recently retired or are planning to retire this year and would like to attend this dinner, please indicate this to your Dean or Director or send a note to kimberly.macklin@unb.ca.  Everyone who would like to honour a retiring colleague is encouraged to...

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Business faculty announces MBA student award recipients

Angie Deveau

Posted: March 21, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


MBA candidates from UNB Saint John's faculty of business recently received awards for academic excellence, entrepreneurial pursuits and service to their community. Kristen Duplessis, Obiechina Azubike and Paul Logan each received the Walter and Joan Flewelling Memorial Award, worth $5,000. Daniel J. Mello received the Kerry McLellan scholarship, worth $1,000. To read more, click here. Category:...

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Harm Reduction Symposium: Keeping Watch

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: March 21, 2019 10:29:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The 2nd Annual Harm Reduction Symposium: Keeping Watch will be held Friday and Saturday, March 29 and 30.  This event is a collaborative initiative planned by healthcare professionals from Horizon Health, Public Health and UNB Saint John, and community stakeholders in response to the ongoing opioid crisis.  The events associated with this symposium will...

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Faculty of Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium

Leslie Harquail

Posted: March 21, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Visiting scholar James Cai will present Rope Skipping Development Overview (China) on Friday, March 22 at 10:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology Building, 208. Abstract: Rope Skipping introduction, International organizations, China Rope Skipping Association overview of the development of Chinese rope skipping. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Leslie Harquail Email...

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MusicUNB Concert - Classical Cabaret

Yunjia Dai

Posted: March 21, 2019 10:21:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A MusicUNB Concert - Classical Cabaret - will be held on Wednesday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Atlantic Sinfonia's wind ensemble will be performing works by Mozart for wind octet and soprano. Food and refreshment options will be available. Come eat, be merry, and listen to classical music in a relaxed atmosphere! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Does your spouse/partner have chronic pain?

Kirsten Gullickson

Posted: March 21, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Are you, or someone you know, in a relationship with a person who has chronic pain? Researchers from the University of New Brunswick are looking for partners of individuals with chronic pain to complete a confidential online survey that takes approximately 15 minutes to complete. The purpose of the survey is to validate a new questionnaire that focuses on partners’ adjustment to their...

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Colleague outage on Sunday, March 24

IT Service Desk

Posted: March 20, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Sunday, March 24 from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. (four hours), ITS will be performing maintenance on Colleague and Colleague Self-Service, including upgrading the Colleague User Interface from the current version (5.6) to version 5.8. As a result, the following services will be unavailable during this time: Colleague Colleague Self-Service eServices Some myUNB Portal services Entrinisik Informer...

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UNB Writer-in-Residence to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: March 20, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Writer-in-Residence Phil Hall will read from Conjugation on Thursday, March 28 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre.  Special guest Clyde Wray will join the Writer-in-Residence. Phil Hall will be on the Saint John campus during the week of March 25-29. Faculty, staff and students who are interested in a one-on-one session for poetry and prose with him, are asked to email Andrea...

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MIDAS [Maritime Inter-Disciplinary Arts Seminar] research presentation

Chris Doran/nob doran

Posted: March 20, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


MIDAS [Maritime Inter-Disciplinary Art Seminar], in collaboration with the Dean of Arts, the Dept. of Social Science and the Inter-Disciplinary Studies Program, are pleased to present, 'Practice and Theory of the Underdog: Some insights from Feminism and Foucault' on Friday, March 29, from 3 - 4:40 p.m., in Hans W. Klohn Commons, 107 (UNBSJ) and Marshall d'Avray Hall, 126A (UNBF). ABSTRACT:...

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SEED 2019 Program

Jessica Bourque

Posted: March 20, 2019 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The annual New Brunswick SEED (Student Employment and Experience Development) program is now accepting applications from UNB departments, faculty, and staff interested in receiving funding to hire an eligible student during the summer of 2019. Faculty and Staff must submit their application online. Students will also need to apply online. The deadline for students to apply is March 31, so...

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UNBSJ - Ganong Hall High Pressure Air Shutdown

Angie Robichaud

Posted: March 20, 2019 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised there will be a shutdown of high pressure air in Ganong Hall on Tuesday, March 26 at 9:30 a.m. (until approximately 1:30 p.m.).  This scheduled shutdown will require approximately four hours for this work to be completed.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angie...

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5th Annual UNB Engineering Design Symposium

UNB Communications

Posted: March 20, 2019 10:33:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF’s 5th annual Engineering Design Symposium, where final-year engineering students showcase their innovative designs and prototypes to the community, will be held on Thursday, April 4, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., at the Fredericton Convention Centre. Hundreds of student projects from each department will be presented at this year’s event. Look out for an innovative new...

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7th Annual UZO Memorial Indoor Soccer Tournament

Chris Doran

Posted: March 20, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Seven years ago, UNBSJ lost one of its most vibrate international students - Uzochukwu Joshua Arinze Chinemelu, in a tragic drowning accident, and every year UNBSJ holds this soccer tournament in his memory. This invitational four team, eight a-side tournament will take place at the UNBSJ Gym on Thursday, March 21, from 9 - 11 p.m. and Thursday, March 28, from 9 - 11 p.m. In the group stage,...

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Brazilian Event - Learning About a New Culture

Jennifer Bishop

Posted: March 20, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Department of Culture and Media Studies invites you to a 'Brazilian Event - Learning About a New Culture' on Thursday, March 28, from 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., in Carleton Hall, 332. Schedule 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.: Presentation on Brazilian chef Alex Atala 12:15 - 12:30 p.m.: Question & Answer Period 12:30 - 12:45 p.m.: What is Brazil? 12:45 - 1 p.m.: Fun activity 1 - 1:20 p.m.:...

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English Language Programme Summer Employment Opportunities

Christopher Hudson-Brading

Posted: March 20, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


Are you an energetic, positive and flexible individual interested in working with learners who come to UNB from around the world to study English as a second/other language?  The UNB English Language Programme (ELP) will have a representative in the lobby of the Student Union Building on Wednesday, March 27 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. to talk about employment opportunities for our...

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Equipment Pool Notice – Reduced Hours March 22 and 25

Martyn Iannece

Posted: March 20, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to several off-campus obligations,  the Equipment Pool in Marshall d'Avray Hall will have reduced hours on Friday, March 22 and Monday, March 25.There will be no over-the-counter bookings on Friday, March 22, and we cannot take any more bookings for large equipment such as sound systems, screens, projectors, etc. for that weekend. If you need to borrow a laptop or a smaller item,...

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Student Town Hall

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 19, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Federal Minister of Finance will be hosting a town hall on our Saint John campus on Thursday, March 21 at 4 p.m. in the Whitebone Lounge.   The event format will be an open forum for students to ask the Minister questions on the federal budget which will be tabled on Tuesday, March 19.  Event is open to the public. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Call for Nominations: UNB Award for Excellence in Research-FR and SJ

Renee Audet-Martel

Posted: March 19, 2019 10:31:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This award is intended to honour faculty who are representative of outstanding research, scholarly, or creative achievements at the University of New Brunswick. The Award for Excellence in Research promotes and celebrates an environment that supports intellectual inquiry and discovery.  Eligibility: A candidate must be a full-time tenure-track member of faculty who has been at UNB for a...

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Faculty of Business Research Colloquium

Patricia Chisholm

Posted: March 19, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John’s Faculty of Business will hold a Research Colloquium on Friday, March 29, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., in Oland Hall, 206. Session 1 (10:30 – 11:15 a.m.) My Resort Floats! Seniors on a Cruise Presenter: Dr. Keith Dewar, Professor, Hospitality and Tourism, Faculty of Business  Session 2 (11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.) Antecedents of locus of causality...

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CETL Visiting Scholar Program

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: March 19, 2019 10:29:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Applications are now being received for the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning Visiting Scholar Program for the spring and fall terms of 2019, with a deadline of Friday, April 5. The program is for faculty members who wish to work on projects that would benefit from close collaboration with members of the CETL staff. The program is open to full-time UNB faculty members who have been...

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Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology Conference

Danielle Bouchard

Posted: March 19, 2019 10:21:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick and the Université de Moncton will be hosting the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology (CSEP) annual conference at UNB Fredericton from October 14 - 17, 2020. CSEP’s annual meeting will consist of presentations from exercise professionals, researchers, and students interested in exercise research. CSEP is “is a voluntary organization composed...

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Reminder - 3MT Competition

Jacqueline Seely

Posted: March 19, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join the School of Graduate Studies for UNB’s 3MT event, taking place on March 21 at 10:30 a.m. (Heats) and March 22 at 2 p.m. (Final) in the Chancellor’s Room of the Wu Centre during the Graduate Research Conference. Graduate students have three minutes and one PowerPoint slide to Engage, Enlighten, and Excite a non-specialist audience about their thesis research. Judges will...

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Biology Seminar Series - PhD candidate Bernhard Wegscheider

Jenn Meade

Posted: March 19, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Biology Seminar Series will host PhD candidate Bernhard Wegscheider, Canadian Rivers Institute, on Wednesday, March 20 at 3 p.m. in Bailey, 146.  His talk is entitled, “Quantitative modelling of existing and future fish habitat in the Saint John river, NB, Canada.” Please come out and support one of our students! Category: News and Notices Article Contact...

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Early Closure of Student Union Building Cafeteria

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: March 19, 2019 10:18:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that Marketplace in the SUB Cafeteria will be closing at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 22 due to preparation for the Red 'n Black Revue that evening. Tim Hortons will be open until 3 p.m. - take out only. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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Visiting Speaker

Natalie Fournier

Posted: March 19, 2019 10:17:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Haïtian-Québec novelist Marie-Célie Agnant will give a talk on her novel, Le livre d’Emma (The Book of Emma), on Friday, March 22, at 10:30 a.m. in Tilley Hall, 200. The reading, which will be given in French, is open to the public. Confined to a psychiatric hospital in Montreal following the murder of her own daughter, Emma refuses to speak any language but...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, The Silent Revolution

Tony Merzetti

Posted: March 19, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Monday Night Film Series will present the film, The Silent Revolution on Monday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. In 1956 East Germany, a group of senior high schoolers demonstrate solidarity with recent victims of the Hungarian Revolution. Their brief, silent protest ignites underlying tensions and leads to grave consequences. (Rotten tomatoes rating 89 per cent.) Lars Kraume...

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Old IT Service Desk phone numbers being retired April 30

IT Service Desk

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On April 30, ITS and ISS are retiring their old IT Service Desk phone numbers (listed below) previously used for technical support at UNB. Both the old numbers and new numbers had been running concurrently to reduce impact to you. If you have not already done so, please update your address book and any departmental documentation referencing UNB IT support with our current contact...

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Engineering student a semi-finalist in national NSERC competition

Angie Deveau

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Wesley Finck, a fourth-year electrical engineering student from UNB Fredericton, is a semi-finalist in a national competition called Science, Action! The competition, which features videos made by post-secondary students from across the country, is hosted by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC). The 25 videos with the most views by March 27 will proceed to the...

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Awards Ceremony

Nicola Cassidy

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The President's Awards honour staff and faculty members for their contributions to UNB.  President's Medals for 2019 will be presented to Peter Coates and Alan Sears of UNBF.  This prestigious award recognizes outstanding teaching, research and/or service over the span of a career.  UNB Distinguished Service Awards honour outstanding service, both at UNB and in the community that...

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Engineering Society Banquet

Caroline Stephen

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:29:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The UNBSJ Undergraduate Engineering Society will hold its 2nd Annual Engineering Society Banquet on Friday, April 5, from 6 - 10 p.m., in the Baird Dining Hall. There will be appetizers, dinner, dessert, a cash bar, awards, trivia, prizes and more! If you have any dietary restrictions, please email Caroline at cstephen@unb.ca immediately. Engineering students & faculty tickets are $15,...

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Workshops: Research Data Management and Issues in Scholarly Publishing

David Ross

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:29:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Libraries invites you to attend one, or both, of the following workshops on Wednesday, March 20 on the Saint John campus. Research Data Management: Challenges and Opportunities James MacKenzie (Director of Scholarly Technologies) & Tatiana Zaraiskaya (STEM Librarian) 10 – 11 a.m. |  Hans W. Klohn Commons, G16 OR 1 – 2 p.m. |  Hazen Hall, 232 ...

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Finding Academic Advisors

Neil Cole

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:23:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Trying to find or look up an academic advisor on the Fredericton campus? If so, use the Advisor Contact Directory! Whether you are a student, faculty/instructor, staff, or another advisor, you can use the Advisor Contact Directory to look up and contact academic advisors and faculty student support professionals. Relevant Registrar's Office contacts are included, too. You can find the Advisor...

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UNBF Physics Seminar

Penny Davenport

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:22:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next UNBF Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, March 21, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Ben Reid, UNBF Physics, will discuss, 'Near-real-time data assimilation of the high latitude ionosphere.' “The high latitude ionosphere provides a challenging environment for space weather forecasting. This region of the ionosphere is very dynamic andcan...

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UNBF Physics Department CAP Lecture Tour

Penny Davenport

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:21:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The next UNBF Physics Department lecture will be held on Tuesday, March 19, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Pablo Bianucci, Physics Department, Concordia University, will present 'Tightly squeezing light in small spaces.' “Can we make lasers faster and more efficient? Can we explore the interaction between quantum mechanical matter and light? Can we detect the...

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2019 Central Heating Plant Shutdown Reminder

Tom Gilmore

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This is a reminder that the 2019 Central Heating Plant Shutdown shall begin at 00:01 hours June 2, continuing through to 24:00 hours on June 6.  Steam will be restored to the DECRH within 24 hours of shutdown.  Steam will be restored to all other clients no later than 24:00 hours, June 6. The shutdown is necessary in order to carry out routine annual repairs.  Steam will not be...

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MusicUNB - East Meets West

Yunjia Dai

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The East Meets West MusicUNB Concert will be held on Wednesday, March 20, from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m., in Memorial Hall. Mesmerizing and beautiful! Take a trip around the world without the hassle of flight cancellations and baggage fees!  Dynamic Duo, Nicole Ge Li (erhu) and Corey Hamm (piano) explore an exciting combination of Eastern and Western Music through their expressive playing...

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A graduate program to unleash your leadership and management potential

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: March 18, 2019 10:18:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Fredericton’s Master in Business Administration program will be holding an information session on Wednesday, March 20, from  5:30 - 7 p.m., at Planet Hatch.  Register now!   Is the leader inside you getting restless? Are you looking for a new career or thinking about stepping up in your current position? UNB Fredericton’s Master in Business Administration (MBA)...

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Lorenzo Music Series featuring Saint John String Quartet-SJ

MyUNB News

Posted: March 15, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Saint John String Quartet will present Zemlinsky String Quartet No.1, Op. 4 on Thursday, March 21, from 12:30 - 1:20 p.m., in the Whitebone Lounge. Bring your lunch and enjoy the music. All are welcome to attend. Article Contact Information Contact: Andrea Kikuchi Email Address: lorenzo@unb.ca

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UNB releases fourth Green Review

UNB Communications

Posted: March 15, 2019 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB has published the fourth edition of its Green Review, the only university publication of its kind in Atlantic Canada, showcasing our efforts to make campuses even more environmentally friendly. The report, published by UNB Sustainability, highlights sustainable initiatives and green champions on both the Fredericton and Saint John campuses, as well as makes suggestions...

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2019 Proudly UNB Awards

Jenna Kennedy

Posted: March 15, 2019 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Proudly UNB Awards recognize UNB alumni who have achieved great success through their professional and charitable pursuits and extraordinary contributions to our university, their local community, country and beyond. We hope you can join us in honouring the recipients at this year’s gala dinner on Friday, April 5 at the Delta Saint John. The reception begins at 6 p.m., followed by...

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Funding for University Collaboration Abroad

Veronica McGinn

Posted: March 15, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Now is the time for senior undergraduate, graduate students and post doctoral fellows to think about international research and travel in the fall of 2019. Through Mitacs's Globalink Research Award (GRA), recipients can get $6,000 for research collaborations with universities abroad.  Applications are accepted anytime, but we encourage those interested to apply at least 16 weeks prior to...

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Major strides in the area of experiential education

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 15, 2019 10:18:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In the past year, major strides have been made in the area of experiential education both at UNB and across the province. Read the full story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Ideas with Impact

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: March 15, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Faculty of Business Administration has shared new content on its newsletter blog, Ideas with Impact. Check out these recent posts to learn how, with their ideas and research, our alumni, students and faculty members are helping us to make investment decisions, understand consumer scams, launch new ventures and more.   Check out Ideas with Impact now. For more information, contact Liz...

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MWC 5th Annual Powwow

Chelsea Cullins

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On Thursday, April 4, the Mi'kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre (MWC) at the UNB Fredericton campus will host the 5th Annual UNB Powwow: "Nikana'tunej (carrying language forward) / Namkomihptune 'Ciw Weckuwapasihtit (carrying language forward for the ones not yet born)," at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER, from 10:30 a.m. -  to 3 p.m. This event is a free public event and everyone is invited.  The...

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Author Amy Spurway to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Author Amy Spurway will read from her debut novel, Crow on Sunday, March 17 at 2 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library as part of UNB Saint John's Lorenzo Reading Series. About the novel, When Stacey Fortune is diagnosed with three highly unpredictable — and inoperable — brain tumours, she abandons the crumbling glamour of her life in Toronto for her mother Effie's scruffy...

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Call for Nominations for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you know an excellent teacher? If so, nominate her/him for the Dr. Allan P. Stuart Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching!  Nomination forms are available online or can be picked up at the Centre for Enhanced Teaching & Learning, Fredericton; the Vice-President, Saint John; the Student Council, Saint John or Fredericton; and Faculty Offices. The deadline for nominations is 10 days...

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Indigenous Language Gathering Celebration

Chelsea Cullins

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Indigenous Language Gathering Celebration: Nikana'tunej (carrying language forward) / Namkomihptune 'Ciw Weckuwapasihtit (carrying language forward for the ones not yet born).  From Friday, April 5 to Sunday, April, 7, the Mi'kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre (MWC) at UNBF will host the first Indigenous Language Gathering Celebration at the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. This is a free pubic event, and...

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Summer Workshops for D2L and O365

Kris Doucet

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This spring and summer, several training workshops will be offered by the Instructional Technology Department in Saint John. D2L Bright space sessions will be held on the following topics: Fundamentals, Grades, Assignments, Quizzes, Groups & Discussions, Automation Features and D2L Outside the Classroom. Sessions on Poll Everywhere will be provided, as well as sessions on the following Office...

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Celebrating World Water Day at the UNB Art Centre

Lori Quick

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:34:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


It is estimated that by 2050, there will be more plastic in our oceans than fish.  On March 22, the UNB Art Centre will celebrate World Water Day with a look at the lifecycle of plastic and how plastic pollution affects our water systems. World Water Day is an initiative of the United Nations to bring awareness to the importance of water resources and their sustainable management. ...

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CEL Wellness Committee Vesey Bulbs "Green" Fundraiser

Ann Smith

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The CEL Wellness Committee is participating in the Vesey Bulbs fundraising program to raise money for various wellness activities being planned for the upcoming year.  To stay "green," a full colour brochure and order form can be accessed through the following links. Brochure.  Order Form. Please share with your friends! If you have difficulty viewing these documents, a hard...

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An Evening of Art and Cheer

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:18:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


For the third year in a row, the MBA Professional Development class at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton campus will be hosting An Evening of Art and Cheer-a live paint off, and craft-tasting in support of UNB’s MBA Community Leadership Scholarship Fund.  This event will take place on Saturday, April 6, from 7 - 10 p.m., in the SUB Ballroom. The evening will feature four...

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UNB partners with Terrestrial Energy

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:17:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB and Terrestrial Energy, a vendor of Advanced Reactor power plants, partnered for integral molten salt reactor (IMSR) validation and verification work this past year. Read the full story here. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Art exhibition honours victims and survivors of gendered violence in Guatemala and Canada

Tracy Glynn

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Fredericton university students have joined the local Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence chapter to showcase beautiful portraits of 41 girls and young women who were murdered while in the Hogar Seguro state care facility outside of Guatemala City two years ago, on International Women's Day, March 8, 2017. Join us for an opening reception on Friday, March 15 at 5:30 p.m. at Renaissance...

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Equipment Pool Notice – Reduced Hours March 22nd and 25th

Martyn Iannece

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to several off-campus obligations, the Equipment Pool in Marshall d'Avray Hall will have reduced hours on Friday, March 22 and Monday, March 25.  There will be no over-the-counter bookings on Friday, March 22 and we cannot take any more bookings for large equipment such as sound systems, screens, projectors, etc. for that weekend. If you need to borrow a laptop...

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Dalton Camp Lecture in Journalism

Lehanne Knowlton

Posted: March 14, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Award-winning journalist Daniel Dale will deliver this year's Dalton Camp Lecture in Journalism at St. Thomas University. The lecture entitled, 'Reporting on Trump and the Truth," will take place on Thursday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Kinsella Auditorium, St. Thomas University. Dale reports on President Donald Trump and American politics as the Washington bureau chief for the Toronto...

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Fiscal Year End is fast approaching

Cindy M. Flann

Posted: March 13, 2019 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University’s fiscal year end is April 30, 2019, and the planning is underway with the release of the Year End Processing memo, which is now available on the Financial Services web site.  It contains many important deadlines concerning the processing of payroll payments, travel claims, personal reimbursements, vendor invoices, petty cash and much more. It is very important for all...

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Awards Ceremony

Nicola Cassidy

Posted: March 13, 2019 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The President's Awards honour staff and faculty members for their contributions to UNB.  President's Medals for 2019 will be presented to Peter Coates and Alan Sears of UNBF.  This prestigious award recognizes outstanding teaching, research and/or service over the span of a career.  UNB Distinguished Service Awards honour outstanding service, both at UNB and in the community,...

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Leadership Development for Women

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: March 13, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join us on Thursday, March 28, from 2:30 - 3:30 p.m., in Tilley Hall, 303 for a session on Leadership Development for Women presented by McCain Foods executives, Alison DeMille, Chief Human Resources Officer, and Poonam Kohli, Director of Diversity, Inclusion & Talent. In this one-hour session, Alison and Poonam will discuss factors that can accelerate or hinder the success of women in...

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CETL Offers Diploma in University Teaching Program

Susan Pugh

Posted: March 13, 2019 10:26:00 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 summer term, 2019. Below is the schedule of classes and a brief description of the program. 2019 Summer Term:  May 4 - 25, 2019 DUT will be held on Saturdays, from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., and Tuesdays to Thursdays, from 4 - 6:30 p.m., in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 334-1....

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Kinesiology Colloquium with Guest Speaker Adam Ridgewell

Leslie Harquail

Posted: March 13, 2019 10:26:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Guest Speaker at the Kinesiology Graduate Student Colloquium, Adam Ridgewell, will present, 'Are "you" responsible for your brain's postural decisions?  Posturology defines solutions to optimize performance levels by resisting "the most unrelenting enemy of the athlete" - Gravity.'  This event will take place on Friday, March 15 at 10:30 a.m. in Kinesiology, 214. WARNING: This is not...

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Biology Seminar Series with Dr. Anne-Marie Dion-Côté

Jenn Meade

Posted: March 13, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Anne-Marie Dion-Côté, Université de Moncton, will be giving a seminar on Friday, March 15 at 3 p.m. in B 146. Her talk is titled, “Taming the invader: genomic approaches towards understanding the interplay between domesticated genomic parasites and their host.” All are welcome.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Jenn...

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Students advance compost grinder to help with waste management

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 13, 2019 10:17:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Three engineering students from UNB have applied their innovation and ingenuity to aid a local food bank, devising new technology to help address a pressing need.  Read the full story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Nurses needed for UNB CELLab Research-FR

Benjamin Howard Colpitts

Posted: March 13, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


Are you interested in earning a little extra spending money while also helping to advance diabetes research in New Brunswick?  UNBF’s Cardiometabolic Exercise and Lifestyle Laboratory (CELLab) is looking for registered nurses and licensed practical nurse to help complete research testing. The nurses will be required to draw blood from research participants via an IV at rest and...

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Surplus Tables Available

UNB Psychological Wellness Centre

Posted: March 13, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Psychological Wellness Centre (PWC) in the CC Jones Student Services building has three matching sturdy tables available - light maple-type woodgrain, approximately 30" x 72."  Call the PWC at ext. 6301, between 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., Monday - Thursday, for pictures or more information.   Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: UNB Psychological...

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Live-streaming available for town hall with UNB’s president-designate on March 13

Communications Office

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


** UPDATED March 13, 2019 at 3:45 p.m. **   The Town Hall with President-Designate, Dr. Paul Mazerolle will be now be live-streamed on UNB’s YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/unbtube) due to a widespread Facebook outage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECcgY01YSoo UNB Fredericton will host a town hall with president-designate Dr. Paul Mazerolle on...

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Workshops: Research Data Management and Issues in Scholarly Publishing

David Ross

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Libraries invites you to attend one, or both, of the following workshops on Wednesday, March 20 on the Saint John campus. Research Data Management: Challenges and Opportunities James MacKenzie (Director of Scholarly Technologies) & Tatiana Zaraiskaya (STEM Librarian) 10 – 11 a.m. |  Hans W. Klohn Commons, G16 OR 1 – 2 p.m. |  Hazen Hall, 232 ...

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Children needed for Clinical Psychology Graduate Student training

Barbara D'Entremont

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We are looking for eight children (between the ages of eight to 14 years) who are making average or above average progress in school to help graduate students in clinical psychology learn to administer psychological tests. This activity requires that your child spend two to three hours with a psychology graduate student in the Psychology Department on the Fredericton campus.  His/her...

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Nominate a Valedictorian

Sara Rothman

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:33:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Do you know a student who would make an excellent Valedictorian? At UNB Fredericton, one valedictorian will be selected for each of the four graduation ceremonies at Encaenia to write and deliver an address to fellow graduates, faculty, honoured guests, friends and family. This is a special role where one graduate speaks on behalf of all students gathered, reflecting on lessons learned and...

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New Associate Director for the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research

UNB Communications Office

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:32:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Ms. Silke Brabander brings forth over 15 years of experience in community engagement, project management, and policy analysis as the new associate director of the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Centre for Family Violence Research (MMFC). As a passionate advocate for the rights of women and children, Ms. Brabander is committed to gender equality.  She is joining UNB from the Women’s...

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Reminder Call for Applications for Associate Deans, School of Graduate Studies

Jacqueline Seely

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


This is a reminder about the call for applications for two Associate Dean positions in the School of Graduate Studies (Fredericton campus), one with primary responsibility for programs in the Faculties of Science, Computer Science, Forestry and Environmental Management, and Engineering; and the other with primary responsibility for programs in the Faculties of Arts, Business, Education,...

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Mock Patients Needed for Nurse Practitioner students

Francis Perry

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Our Nurse Practitioner (NP) students are being tested (OSCE) on Monday, March 18 and Friday, April 12, on the older adult population (64+). We are looking for volunteers who fall in this age bracket (64+), to act as patients. These NP students are experienced RNs who are now taking the NP program and are due to finish up this coming summer. If you wish to volunteer and give valuable experience...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Vice

Tony Merzetti

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Monday Night Film Series will present the feature film, Vice on Monday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. Christian Bale and Amy Adams play Dick and Lynne Cheney in Vice, Adam McKay's sprawling dark comedy about George W. Bush's vice-president.  The story of Dick Cheney (Christian Bale), an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as Vice...

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SEED 2019 Program

Jessica Bourque

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: Employment News


The annual New Brunswick SEED (Student Employment and Experience Development) program is now accepting applications from UNB departments, faculty, and staff interested in receiving funding to hire an eligible student during the summer of 2019. Faculty and Staff must submit their application online. Students will also need to apply online. The deadline for students to apply is March 31st, so...

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Exam Study Drop-In Sessions

Janice Gange

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students can sign up for a 30-minute exam study session with UNBF's Learning Strategist. These sessions will take place in the Milham Room of the Harriet Irving Library, from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.,on the following dates: Tuesday, March 19 Wednesday, March 27 Monday, April 1 Sunday, April 7 Monday, April 15 If two people want to come in at the same time slot together, that's possible. Students...

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Change can start small

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 12, 2019 10:14:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Students from the Urbanization, Poverty and Politics course presented their ideas on tactical urbanism in the City of Saint John.  Read more about the students work. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Muriel McQueen Fergusson Foundation: Family Violence Symposium

UNB Communications

Posted: March 11, 2019 10:32:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In collaboration with The New Brunswick Silent Witness Project and the Government of New Brunswick, the Muriel McQueen Fergusson Foundation will be hosting a symposium featuring keynote speaker Dr. Neil Websdale, the director of the National Domestic Violence Fatality Review Initiative and the director of Family Violence Institute housed at Northern Arizona University.  The symposium will...

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Economics Seminar: Adverse Selection and PIK Toggles

Holly Burke-Wood

Posted: March 11, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Department of Economics Seminar Series will feature Elif Dalkir, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, UNBF,  presenting 'Adverse Selection and PIK Toggles' Friday, March 29 at 1 p.m. in Singer Hall, 449. Abstract: The most junior debt used by private equity firms often take the form of pay-in-kind (PIK) securities. The original PIK contracts in 1980s required interest to...

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Three Minute Thesis Event

Jacqueline Seely

Posted: March 11, 2019 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Join the School of Graduate Studies for UNB’s 3MT event, taking place this year on March 21 at 10:30 a.m. (Heats) and March 22 at 2 p.m. (Final) in the Chancellor’s Room of the Wu Centre during the Graduate Research Conference. Graduate students have three minutes and one power point slide to Engage, Enlighten and Excite a non-specialist audience about their thesis research. Judges...

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Registration Deadline for the New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium

Susan Oliver

Posted: March 11, 2019 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please note that Registration closes on March 20, 2019 for the full-day New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium to be held Wednesday, March 27, at UNB Fredericton.  Subtitled Embarkation, Setting Sail, the symposium will bring together scholars, librarians, archivists, and others interested in bibliography and book history, and in the preservation of the published heritage of New Brunswick....

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Folks Songs - MusicUNB Concert Series

Jessica Mann

Posted: March 11, 2019 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The MusicUNB Concert Series will feature Folk Songs on Wednesday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Ticket Prices: Senior: $25 Adult: $30 Student: $10  For their first collaboration, singer Sally Dibble and our Musician in Residence, Nadia Francavilla, join pianist Stephen Runge. They come together to perform works for voice, violin and piano of the early twentieth century by the...

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Physics Seminar: WaMI: The Waves Michelson Interferometer

Penny Davenport

Posted: March 11, 2019 10:16:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's next Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, March 14, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204. Speaker Samuel Kristoffersen, UNBF Physics, will discuss, 'WaMI: The Waves Michelson Interferometer.' “The Waves Michelson Interferometer (WaMI) is designed to make wind measurements of the atomic oxygen green line (557.7 nm) emission, molecular oxygen...

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Forestry students create plan to tackle green beetle invasion

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 11, 2019 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A group of fourth-year students from UNB’s faculty of forestry and environmental management has created a contingency plan for the City of Fredericton should damaging emerald ash borer beetles make themselves at home in New Brunswick.  Read the full story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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BAS Formal Dinner & Dance

Jason Walsh

Posted: March 8, 2019 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's Business Administration Society will hold a formal dinner and dance on Thursday, March 14, from 6 p.m. - 1 a.m., at the Saint John Trade & Convention Centre. The evening will begin with a reception for students, faculty and alumni, followed by a buffet dinner at which guest speaker Larry Hachey will share how the culture and community of UNB has helped shape his life. Larry...

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Moving from Equity Conversation to Equity Action - Rescheduled UNBSJ Event

Nicola Cassidy

Posted: March 8, 2019 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Flowing from the April 2018 Equity Conversations (https://www.unb.ca/president/reports.html), the Bi-Campus Presidential Standing Committee on Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Human Rights will be hosting the rescheduled Action Planning event on the Saint John campus on Thursday, March 14, from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., in Hazen Hall, 225. Our goals are to:  1. form action groups for...

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QUEST-SJ: Qualitative Health Research Collaborative in Saint John

Krystal Binns

Posted: March 8, 2019 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of QUEST-SJ  will be held on Tuesday, March 12, from 3 – 5 p.m., in the NBCC Building, 2217. This session will feature: Hot Topic:  Practicalities and Practice in Content and Thematic Coding  (Dan Nagel – Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing & Health Sciences at UNBSJ & Co-Lead QUEST-SJ)  QUEST-SJ brings...

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Search for New Director of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME)

Amanda Manuel

Posted: March 8, 2019 10:21:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


A search for the Director of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering has been initiated. As part of this process, this message is being circulated to the University community in order to alert anyone who may be interested in being nominated for this position. All nominations should be sent to Dave MaGee, Vice President (Research), either by email (vpr@unb.ca) or regular mail...

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UNB Tenders for Server Hardware, Disk Arrays and Network Attached Storage for 2019-2021

IT Service Desk

Posted: March 8, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Information Technology Services is pleased to announce the recent tender award for the supply and delivery of server hardware, disk arrays and network attached storage. The following resellers have been awarded to sell to UNB for the next two years, effective Feb. 15, 2019: Server Hardware Bulletproof Solutions ULC – Dell Compugen Inc. – Lenovo Disk Arrays and Network Attached...

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CETL Hosts D2L Sessions in March

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: March 8, 2019 10:18:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


CETL is hosting two D2L (Brightspace) workshops in March.  The workshop titles, dates and times are listed below: Automation Features in D2L– Tuesday, March 19 (1 – 2 p.m.) Running courses takes time, especially in large classes, D2L Brightspace may be able to help.  Learn about how to gain efficiencies with restrictions, schedules, date offsets, Course imports, and the...

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UCard Cash Now Accepted at all Dining Locations at UNBSJ

UNB Card Office

Posted: March 8, 2019 10:17:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Did you know as a faculty or staff member you can add money to your UNB ID Card (UCard) and use it to make purchases on campus just like students? UCard Cash is a great way to:  manage/track a budget  simplify your day by leaving your wallet behind collect points; use your credit card to add money and collect your credit card points on the total deposit amount conveniently purchase...

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Planet Hatch information session for Start-up Visa Program

Katherine McNeil

Posted: March 8, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


Planet Hatch's Start up Visa Program Lunch and Learn information session will be held on Tuesday, March 26, from 11:30 a.m. - 1: 30 p.m. in Carleton Hall, 106. Are you an entrepreneur looking for ways to gain your permanent resident in Canada? If so, come and join us. Planet Hatch's start-up visa program is for talented immigrant entrepreneurs waiting to launch their innovative business in...

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Social innovation lab seeks solutions to economic and immigration issues

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 8, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


NouLAB is launching the next round of its Economic Immigration Lab aimed at devising new strategies for the province to attract and retain immigrants to the province.  Read the full story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Awards Ceremony

Nicola Cassidy

Posted: March 7, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The President's Awards honour staff and faculty members for their contributions to UNB.  President's Medals for 2019 will be presented to Peter Coates and Alan Sears of UNBF.  This prestigious award recognizes outstanding teaching, research and/or service over the span of a career.  UNB Distinguished Service Awards honour outstanding service, both at UNB and in the community that...

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UNB to announce Scale Up cohort

Communications Office

Posted: March 7, 2019 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB community is invited to join the J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship, in partnership with ONB and ACOA, to announce the Scale Up Atlantic Canada’s first official cohort. The event will take place on Monday, March 11 at 9 a.m. in the Long Hall of the Richard J. CURRIE CENTER. We hope you can join us! Category: News and...

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Registration open for webinar on Preparing Youth with Autism for Adulthood

Belinda Elliott-Bielecki

Posted: March 7, 2019 10:29:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB College of Extended Learning (UNB CEL) will host a one-hour webinar, Preparing My Child with Autism to Transition to Adulthood. The webinar will focus on helping parents prepare their transition-aged children for life beyond high school. The webinar will provide an overview of New Brunswick transition planning, transition skills such as self-determination and social competence and will...

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Notice of Thesis Oral Examination

Andrea Guevara Colindres

Posted: March 7, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Thesis Oral Examination for Stephanie A. Cormier, Master’s in Interdisciplinary Studies, entitled, “It’s Hip to Be Scene: Authenticity, Esoteric Knowledge and Subcultural Style in Saint John and Portland” will be held on Friday, March 15 at 3 p.m. in Hazen Hall, 125. Supervisor: Dr. June Madeley, Professor, Dept. of Social Science, Communication Studies,...

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UNB Art Centre celebrates International Women’s Day with Illuminations exhibition

Lori Quick

Posted: March 7, 2019 10:16:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Art Centre celebrates International Women’s Day - Illuminations:  Contemporary Silver Candleholders Honouring Canadian Women in the Arts is a travelling exhibition produced by the Metal Collective.  The exhibit showcases 15 award-winning Canadian metalsmiths and is on view from March 8 through May 3 at the UNB Art Centre. Curated by art historian Laura Brandon, and inspired...

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Summer Positions - UNB Design Works Camps

Alison Howells

Posted: March 7, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


If you enjoy being with children, working in a creative environment and pride yourself in providing the highest quality of service, consider positions open at the 2019 UNB Design Works summer camps. The Design Works Camps are seeking staff for a variety of summer camp positions: Assistant Camp Director, Instructors and Camp Assistants.  For complete job details, please visit this...

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TD joins Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 7, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB-based institute collaborating with corporate and public sector on next-generation cybersecurity solutions.  Read all about it. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Reminder: President-Designate Dr. Paul Mazerolle to visit UNB March 11-15

Communications Office

Posted: March 6, 2019 10:50:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB President-Designate Dr. Paul Mazerolle will be visiting UNB on March 11-15, 2019. The visit is designed to introduce Dr. Mazerolle to the UNB community through a series of town halls and drop-in meet and greets. All faculty, staff and students are invited to attend one of the four events listed below. Saint John campus: Town Hall: Tuesday, March 12, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Ganong Hall Lecture...

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Author Amy Spurway to read as part of Lorenzo Reading Series

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: March 6, 2019 10:31:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Author Amy Spurway will read from her debut novel, Crow on Sunday, March 17 at 2 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library as part of UNB Saint John's Lorenzo Reading Series. About the novel, When Stacey Fortune is diagnosed with three highly unpredictable — and inoperable — brain tumours, she abandons the crumbling glamour of her life in Toronto for her mother Effie's scruffy...

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Economics Seminar

Holly Burke-Wood

Posted: March 6, 2019 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Department of Economics is pleased to host Prof. Eugene Beaulieu, University of Calgary, for his talk entitled, 'Canada-UK Free Trade: Balancing progressive trade policies and economic benefits' on Tuesday, March 19 at 3:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 307.  All are welcome to attend. Abstract: The United Kingdom (UK) and Canada face uncertainty as they respectively manage relations with...

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Celebrating International Women’s Day at UNB

UNB Communications

Posted: March 6, 2019 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


In celebration of International Women’s Day, The UNB Art Centre will be opening its exhibit, Illuminations: Contemporary Silver Candleholders Honouring Canadian Women in the Arts.   The exhibit will highlight 15 award-winning Canadian metalsmiths featuring contemporary silver candleholders that honour Canadian women’s past, present and future.   The exhibit...

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Planet Hatch information session for Start-up Visa Program

Katherine McNeil

Posted: March 6, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


Planet Hatch's Start up Visa Program Lunch and Learn information session will be held on Tuesday, March 26, from 11:30 a.m. - 1: 30 p.m. in Carleton Hall, 106. Are you an entrepreneur looking for ways to gain your permanent resident in Canada? If so, come and join us. Planet Hatch's start-up visa program is for talented immigrant entrepreneurs waiting to launch their innovative business in...

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Can you Ever Forgive Me?-FR

Tony Merzetti

Posted: March 6, 2019 10:16:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Monday Night Film Series presents, 'Can you Ever Forgive me?' on Monday, March 11 at 7:30 p.m. in  Tilley Hall, 102. In this film, Melissa McCarthy stars in the bizarre true story of a down-on-her-luck writer who embarked on a startlingly successful second career as a literary forger (98 per cent on Rotten Tomatoes). Lee Israel (Melissa McCarthy) made her living in the 1970s and 80s...

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Leaping into outer space with NB’s first cube satellite

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 6, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Three New Brunswick post-secondary institutions partnered to create and send the province’s first cube satellite to space, as part of the CSA’s Canadian CubeSat Project. Read all about it. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Information sessions on new Unifor Collective Agreements - UNBF

Human Resources

Posted: March 5, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Human Resources and Organizational Development department will be hosting two information sessions for managers regarding key changes to the new Unifor collective agreements – General Labour, Trades and Allied Services and Audio Visual Group (GLTA) and Secretaries, Accountants, Library Assistants and Clerks (SALAC).  These sessions which will be held on: Tuesday, March 12, from...

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BAS Formal Dinner & Dance

Jason Walsh

Posted: March 5, 2019 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's Business Administration Society will hold a formal dinner and dance on Thursday, March 14, from 6 p.m. - 1 a.m., at the Saint John Trade & Convention Centre. The evening will begin with a reception for students, faculty and alumni, followed by a buffet dinner at which guest speaker Larry Hachey will share how the culture and community of UNB has helped shape his life. Larry...

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Global research could revive puffin populations

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 5, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB researchers have uncovered the first glimpse of the wintering habits of puffins, which may help the effort to revive populations.  Read all about this research. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Search for Director of Teaching and Learning Services - Application Deadline Extension

Kathy Wilson

Posted: March 4, 2019 10:32:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Applications are being accepted for the position of Director of Teaching and Learning Services in the Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning (CETL). Dr. Magdalen Normandeau currently holds this position and will step away from the role June 30, 2019. With many thanks to Magdalen for her effective service in support of teaching excellence, we now solicit applications to fill the position. The...

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SEED 2019 Program

Jessica Bourque

Posted: March 4, 2019 10:31:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


The annual New Brunswick SEED (Student Employment and Experience Development) program is now accepting applications from UNB departments, faculty, and staff interested in receiving funding to hire an eligible student during the summer of 2019. Faculty and staff must submit their application online. Students will also need to apply online. The deadline for students to apply is March 31st, so...

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2019 New Brunswick Regional Brain Bee

Jennifer McWilliams

Posted: March 4, 2019 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Do you have a high school student in your household or know of a student who is interested in neuroscience? If so, consider getting her/him to participate in the 2019 Regional Brain Bee! The Brain Bee is a yearly competition that tests high school student’s knowledge of brain-related (neuroscience) facts. As part of the Brain Bee, neuroscience knowledge will be quizzed in a variety of fun...

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Dr. James Downey Leadership Award

Sherrie Lynch

Posted: March 4, 2019 10:29:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Student Services has opened up nominations for the Dr. James Downey Leadership Award, which will be given to a UNB Fredericton student who demonstrates an outstanding contribution to student life at the University. The award, which includes a $500 bursary, will be presented to the selected student at the Student Union Awards banquet later this semester. Nominate a student you know who has made...

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Early Closure of Student Union Building during March Break

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: March 4, 2019 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Student Union Building will be closed at 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 2 to Saturday, March 9 inclusive. Regular hours will resume on Sunday, March 10. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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Patient-centred research proposals pitched during Patients Den

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 4, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


NB’s finest researchers and trainees pitched patient-centered research project proposals, similarly styled to the popular TV show Dragon’s Den.  Read the story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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ISAO March Lunch & Learn

Jason MacFarlane

Posted: March 1, 2019 10:21:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join International Student Advisors Office staff/advisors Hillary Nguyen and Jason MacFarlane for the monthly Lunch & Learn on Thursday, March 7, from 12 - 1 p.m, in the Student Union Building, 103. This month we'll be talking about Immigration - addressing commonly asked questions about study and work permits, student leaves of absence, the regulations around working in Canada and...

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Children needed for Clinical Psychology Graduate Student training

Barbara D'Entremont

Posted: March 1, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNBF's Psychology department is looking for eight children (aged eight to 14 years) who are making average or above average progress in school to help graduate students in clinical psychology learn to administer psychological tests. This activity requires that your child spend two to three hours with a psychology graduate student in the Psychology Department on the Fredericton campus. ...

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Prescription monitoring app nabs top innovation award

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 1, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A UNB researcher, who is examining ways to monitor prescription safety for the elderly, came out on top at NBIF’s R3 Research Innovation Awards. Read the full story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Early Closure of Student Union Building during March Break

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: March 1, 2019 10:18:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Student Union Building will be closed from 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 2 to Saturday, March 9 inclusive. Regular hours will resume on Sunday, March 10. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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CEL Wellness Committee Vesey Bulbs "Green" Fundraiser

Ann Smith

Posted: March 1, 2019 10:17:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The CEL Wellness Committee is participating in the Vesey Bulbs fundraising program to raise money for various wellness activities being planned for the upcoming year.  To stay "green," a full colour brochure and order form can be accessed through the following links. Please share with your friends! If you have difficulty viewing these documents, a hard copy is available upon...

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Two free shredders

Lindsey Gilbert

Posted: March 1, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The NB Institute for Research, Data and Training has two older shredders available to give away; one is a Swingline 18 sheet DX18-13, the other is an IDEAL 2360 - located in Keirstead Hall. These items are to be given on a first come, first serve basis and moving/transportation is the responsibility of the receiver. Please contact Lindsey Gilbert at lindsey.gilbert@unb.ca for more...

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UNB researchers named among top researchers for Canada 150

Heather Campbell

Posted: March 1, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Four UNB researchers have been hailed as among Canada’s top emerging innovators.  Read the full story. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Collective Agreements online

Human Resources

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Human Resources and Organizational Development department has now posted online the revised Unifor Local 4504 collective agreements – General Labour, Trades and Allied Services and Audio Visual Group (GLTA) and Secretaries, Accountants, Library Assistants and Clerks (SALAC).  These agreements were signed by the parties on February 20, 2019 and cover the period October...

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QUEST-SJ: Qualitative Health Research Collaborative in Saint John

Krystal Binns

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:31:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The next meeting of QUEST-SJ  will be held on Tuesday, March 12, from 3 – 5 p.m., in the NBCC Building, 2217. The session will feature:  Hot Topic:  Practicalities and Practice in Content and Thematic Coding  (Dan Nagel – Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing & Health Sciences at UNBSJ & Co-Lead QUEST-SJ)  QUEST-SJ...

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Sexual assault support advocate selected to serve on national advisory committee

Angie Deveau

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A sexual assault support advocate at the University of New Brunswick has been selected to serve on the newly established Advisory Committee on the Framework to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence at Post-Secondary Institutions. Hilary Swan has been the tri-campus advocate at UNB since September 2018. Within this position, which is a partnership with the Fredericton Sexual Assault...

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Search for Director of Teaching & Learning Services (CETL) - Application Deadline Extension

Kathy Wilson

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:22:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Applications are being accepted for the position of Director of Teaching and Learning Services in the Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning (CETL). Dr. Magdalen Normandeau currently holds this position and will step away from the role June 30, 2019. With many thanks to Magdalen for her effective service in support of teaching excellence, we now solicit applications to fill the position. The...

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Nursing Research Day: Making Nursing Research Accessible

Elizabeth Fry-Rahmanian

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:21:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The 24th annual Nursing Research Day: Making Nursing Research Accessible will be held Friday, May 24, 2019. This is an opportunity for health care providers, educators, policy makers and community members to learn about the innovative research being done by students and faculty at University of New Brunswick.  We invite submissions from those in all health disciplines and sectors....

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Nursing students engaged in community experiential opportunities

Angie Deveau

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Nursing students from UNB Saint John are sharing their experiences working with community agencies committed to social justice. The third-year students presented educational posters to campus on Feb. 7, which were reflective of their work in Saint John and advocate for policies and programs to address the overall health and well-being of the community. This event counted as credit toward an...

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UNB Saint John Chess Club Event

Mila Veljanovska

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Student Organizations


The UNB Saint John Chess Club is hosting an event on Friday, March 1, from 4:30 - 6 p.m., at Colonel Tucker's in the Thomas J. Condon Student Centre. Everyone is welcome. For additional information, please email unbsjchessclub@gmail.com. We hope to see you there!  Category: Student Organizations Article Contact Information Contact: Mila Veljanovska Email Address: unbsjchessclub@gmail.com

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Physical Activity and Physical Capacity of Older Canadians

Emily Noelle Wright

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:18:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Are you 65 years or older and interested in learning about your physical activity and physical capacity? Join us at the Andrew & Marjorie McCain Human Performance Laboratory as we use wearable technology to examine physical activity and capacity levels of older adults during daily living. Physical capacity is a measure of one’s ability to complete activities of daily living. It is also a...

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Online survey: Does your spouse/partner have chronic pain?

Kirsten Gullickson

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:16:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Researchers from the University of New Brunswick are looking for partners of individuals with chronic pain to complete a confidential online survey that takes approximately 15 minutes to complete. The purpose of the survey is to validate a new questionnaire that focuses on partners’ adjustment to their spouse’s chronic pain. All partners who complete the survey will be given the...

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Dr. James Downey Leadership Award

Sherrie Lynch

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Student Services, on the Fredericton campus, has opened up nominations for the Dr. James Downey Leadership Award, which will be given to a UNB Fredericton student who demonstrates an outstanding contribution to student life at the University. The award, which includes a $500 bursary, will be presented to the selected student at the Student Union Awards banquet later this semester. Nominate a...

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Register Now for UNB Summer term

Rachel Watters

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:12:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Registration opens March 1st! Choose from over 100 courses offered on the UNB Fredericton campus. Classes begin May 1, May 28, July 2, and July 22. Complete a 3-credit hour course in as little as three or six weeks! Pick up an extra course and get ahead in your program. Not sure what to take? Explore UNB CEL's summer schedule. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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Free Desk

Angela Peters

Posted: February 28, 2019 10:11:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The department of philosophy has a L-shaped desk with drawers to give away. Removal will be the responsibility of the person taking it.  For more information, please contact Angela Peters. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angela Peters Email Address: Angela.Peters@unb.ca

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Food Service Hours on Saint John campus

Cory Brown

Posted: February 27, 2019 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note the change in food service hours on the Saint John campus. On Family Day, Monday, Feb. 18 -  Tim Hortons and the Common’s Café will be closed.  The Baird Dining Hall will be open from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.   During the March Break, March 4 - 8,  Tim Hortons and the Common’s Café will be closed.  The Baird Dining Hall will be open from 8 a.m....

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UNBF Student Union Welcome Center

Karen Miner

Posted: February 27, 2019 10:21:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNBF Student Union Welcome Center will be open on Monday, March 4, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.  It will be closed from March 5th - 8th, and will re-open for regular business hours on Monday, March 11.  Enjoy the March Break! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Karen Miner Email Address: kminer@unb.ca

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A graduate program to unleash your leadership and management potential

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: February 27, 2019 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Is the leader inside you looking for a career in management? Our Master in Business Administration (MBA) program will help you develop the knowledge and management skills to create opportunities for yourself, your community, and whatever organization you decide to work with.  Learn more at our information session on Wednesday, March 20, from 5:30 - 7 p.m., at Planet Hatch.  For more...

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Engineering students modernize gas cars with electric conversion

Heather Campbell

Posted: February 27, 2019 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Four students at UNB have developed a way to quickly and cheaply convert gasoline-guzzling vehicles into electric-powered ones.  Read all about it. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Heather Campbell Email Address: hcampbel@unb.ca

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Monday Night Film Series presents, Cold War

Tony Merzetti

Posted: February 27, 2019 10:18:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Monday Night Film Series will present the film, Cold War on Monday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. In the 1950s, a music director falls in love with a singer and tries to persuade her to flee communist Poland for France. Nominee for best foreign language film. Rotten tomatoes rating - 93 per cent.  Three years after winning the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film with his...

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Information Regarding 2018 T4 Income Tax Slips

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: February 26, 2019 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Payroll Services have posted the 2018 T4 income tax slips to Colleague Self-Service. Once logged in to your myUNB portal, https://my.unb.ca/Pages/default.aspx go to the Colleague Self-Service link on “Page 1” of the Launch Menu. Click on the ‘Employee’ link and then on ‘Tax Information.’ The UNB portal is the most secure way to obtain your T4 as only you have...

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UNB researcher seeking participants for flood study

Angie Deveau

Posted: February 26, 2019 10:32:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


According to the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, an estimated 2,000 to 3,000 people were displaced from their homes during the spring flooding in 2018. A researcher at the University of New Brunswick plans on examining the impacts of this displacement. Dr. Julia Woodhall-Melnik, assistant professor in the faculty of arts at UNB Saint John, is seeking participants from Grand Lake,...

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W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture at UNB: Slave Lives Matter: Putting Biography at the Centre of Atlantic Canadian Slavery Studies

Angie Deveau

Posted: February 26, 2019 10:31:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Harvey Amani Whitfield, a professor from the University of Vermont, is this year’s guest for the W. Stewart MacNutt Memorial Lecture. In his lecture, he will speak on how “Slave Lives Matter.” Dr. Whitfield will bear witness to their existence, acknowledging the lives of Maritimes slaves and highlighting their connections to the wider Atlantic world and the African...

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Call for nominations for the Dr. James Downey Leadership Award

Sherrie Lynch<