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Data Presentation: Understanding our First-Year Students to Support Success

Sara Rothman

Posted: February 28, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join the offices of the Vice President Academic, Institutional Analysis, Student Services, and Experiential Education as we learn about UNB Fredericton's first-year students' experience with recruitment, orientation, and first year of study. Using campus data from a variety of surveys (BCSSE, First-Year Student Survey, NSSE, CUSC, and Year-End Survey), this presentation will be followed by a...

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UNB Residence Life Leadership Opportunity: Residence Fellow

Krysta Lee Kinney

Posted: February 28, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


UNB Residence Life, on the Fredericton campus, is searching for its 2020-2021 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. As the Residence Fellow, the incumbent will be responsible for focusing on the academic needs...

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Reduced Hours at Student Union Building during March Break

Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan

Posted: February 27, 2020 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Student Union Building will be closing at 9 p.m. daily from Saturday, Feb. 29 to Saturday, March 7, 2020. Regular hours resume on Sunday, March 8. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lesley P. Brennan-Caravan Email Address: caravanl@unb.ca

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Third edition of the President’s Newsletter- February 2020

Office of the President

Posted: February 26, 2020 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All students, faculty and staff are invited to read the third edition of the President’s Newsletter, which provides a sample of some of the great work happening here at UNB. There have been many great stories on our campuses over the past few months and we’re happy to share a few of those with you today. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact:...

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UNB Marketing Office launches message matrix project

Marketing office

Posted: February 26, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The marketing office is pleased to be sharing an exciting project with our internal community: the launch of our Message Matrix project. These centralized, one-page documents are a distilled version of each faculty’s most important messages. They will equip members of the UNB family with the information required to easily tell our stories proudly and loudly.  Our hope for this...

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UNBTeachOff - Deadline for Submissions is February 28

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: February 26, 2020 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


CETL is excited to announce UNB will be holding its second teach-off competition this March!  Professors and instructors will deliver their best five-minute lesson on any topic from their field, focusing on innovative teaching & learning methods used to engage students. At this fun event, the winner (selected by the audience) will be awarded the “UNB Teach-Off Champion”...

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Physics Seminar: Gravity Wave Ray Tracing in the Polar Atmosphere

Penny Davenport

Posted: February 26, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The next UNBF Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thurs, Feb. 27, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics Admin Bldg, 204.   Dustin Fraser, UNBF, will discuss Gravity Wave Ray Tracing in the Polar Atmosphere. “Gravity or buoyancy waves are generated by various processes in the atmosphere and at Earth’s surface. Their evolution is affected by ambient changes of...

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Planned electrical shutdown at the HIL - February 29

Jeannie Bail

Posted: February 26, 2020 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Due to a planned power shutdown to upgrade its electrical infrastructure, the Harriet Irving Library will be closed on Saturday, Feb. 29. Access to many electronic services such as the Library website, e-resources, research guides and document delivery will be affected during this outage for all library users on both the Fredericton and Saint John campuses. The electrical shutdown is scheduled...

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Faculty/Staff Discount for AUS Final

Andy Campbell

Posted: February 26, 2020 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


ALL UNB faculty and staff will receive 50 per cent off any ticket type for Game One of the AUS men's hockey final, on Monday, March 2 at 7 p.m. at the Aitken Centre. The Reds will play Acadia in the first game of their best of three series.  When purchasing tickets online, use the promo code: UNBSF50 There is a maximum of 10 tickets per...

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Mourning the passing of honorary degree recipient Salem (Sam) Masry

Communications Office

Posted: February 25, 2020 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of honorary degree recipient Salem (Sam) Masry, who passed away on Saturday, Feb. 1 in Fredericton, NB. Born in Asyut, Egypt in 1938, Sam completed his PhD in photogrammetry and surveying at University College London in 1966. Shortly thereafter, he immigrated to New Brunswick to work as a researcher, and eventually professor, for...

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UNB and PSAC Local 60551 reach tentative agreement

Communications Office

Posted: February 25, 2020 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB and PSAC Local 60551, which represents over 370 members who work for both campuses, have reached a tentative agreement. These employees provide a broad range of services to students, faculty and other staff. Both parties have been working toward this first collective agreement for close to six years.     Union members will have an opportunity to decide whether they accept the...

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Spring Orientation - Volunteers needed

Dave Decker

Posted: February 25, 2020 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John's Manager, Student Success is looking for volunteers to help with Spring Orientation, Advising and Registration on Saturday, May 23 between 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. (Volunteers would also be needed for the days leading up to the event, to help prepare the campus and packages for students.)   General duties include:  Touring students around campus; Helping students with the UNB...

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Upcoming Session for Mawoluhkhotipon Ally and Safe Space Program

Daniel A. Nagel

Posted: February 25, 2020 10:41:00 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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Deadline to Nominate for Graduating Student Leader Awards is March 1

Mary Duffley

Posted: February 25, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The deadline to submit nominations for the annual Graduating Student Leader Award is Friday, March 1. If you know students graduating in May or October 2020, who have made outstanding voluntary extracurricular contributions on campus, please consider submitting their names for nomination. Graduating students are also welcome to self nominate. The awards program, created by the Associated Alumni...

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Harriet Irving Library - Scheduled Power Outage

Cynthia Jenkins

Posted: February 25, 2020 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management, on the Fredericton campus, wishes to advise that a power outage is scheduled at the Harriet Irving Library starting Friday, Feb. 28 at 9 p.m., continuing to Saturday, Feb. 29 at 10 a.m. If you have any questions, please contact Facilities Management at 506-453-4889 or fm@unb.ca. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Cynthia Jenkins Email Address:...

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UNB Saint John Bookstore Hours

Charlene Parfitt

Posted: February 25, 2020 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Saint John Bookstore will be closed for March Break (March 2 - 6). The Bookstore will re-open Monday, March 9, from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Our regular hours are Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Charlene Parfitt Email Address: Charlene.Parfitt@unb.ca

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Creating Space: Building LGBTQ+ Positive Spaces Training

Ase Kelly Berg

Posted: February 25, 2020 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Office of Human Rights and Positive Environment is hosting a two-hour workshop - Creating Space: Building LGBTQIA2S+ Positive Spaces at UNB on Friday, March 20, from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., in Hazen Hall, 126. Participants will be engaged in an interactive event designed to further educate, and promote dialogue between, UNB students, faculty and staff who wish to support members of the...

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Reminder: O365 Monthly Workshop

Heidi Harding

Posted: February 25, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Do you have a SharePoint site or want to learn more about the features SharePoint offers?  Follow our showcase feature series in SharePoint Online or attend one of our monthly workshop sessions!  February workshop details:  Using SharePoint News  Wednesday, Feb. 26, from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.  In person: Peppin Computer Lab,...

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Saint John Food Service

Cory Brown

Posted: February 25, 2020 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Food service operations will be curtailed during the March reading week.  Tim Hortons and the Common's Cafe will be closed.  The Baird will be open from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily.  Operations will return to normal on March 9, 2020. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Cory Brown Email Address: cory@unb.ca

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Nominate a Valedictorian

Sara Rothman

Posted: February 24, 2020 10:42:00 AM AST

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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Reminder - Dean of Renaissance College Candidates

Trina Calhoun

Posted: February 24, 2020 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Dean of Renaissance College Search Advisory Committee is pleased to announce two candidates have been short-listed for the position. As part of the selection process, each will make a public presentation on their perspectives of the opportunities ahead for Renaissance College.  All members of the university community are invited to attend the presentations to be held at Renaissance...

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Call for Nominations for the Dr. James Downey Leadership Award

Sherrie Lynch

Posted: February 24, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Do you know a student who has made an “outstanding contribution to student life” at UNB?   Nominations AND/OR applications are being accepted now for the Dr. James Downey Student Leadership Award.  To nominate someone, you should write a letter, outlining in detail, contributions that the person has made to student life.  While past accomplishments are...

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BioTalks with Dr. Ning Jiang

Christine Ritchie

Posted: February 24, 2020 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Everyone is invited to join us at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering  for the next installment of BioTalks with Dr. Ning Jiang, who will present “A framework of associative Brain-computer Interface (aBCI) and its application in stroke neurorehabilitation.” Please join us on Monday, Feb. 24 at 12 p.m. in the IBME conference room. Ning Jiang, Ph.D. is the Director of the...

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UNBSJ - Facilities Management Survey

Angie Robichaud

Posted: February 24, 2020 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Thank you very much for those of you that participated in our survey earlier this year. For those of you who have not had an opportunity to participate, please go to the link. We appreciate your input! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Angie Robichaud Email Address: Angie.Robichaud@unb.ca

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MusicUNB Concert - Boomerang: Recent Works with Two Guitars

Yunjia Dai

Posted: February 24, 2020 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The next MusicUNB (free) Noon-Hour Concert entitled, Bommerang: Recent Works with Two Guitars will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 12 p.m in Memorial Hall. Artists: Stephen Peacock (guitar) and Gerry Van Wart (guitar) This noon-hour concert will feature a sampling of newly-published works for the infinitely varied textures of music for two guitars, including Boomerang and Nuit blanche by...

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Varsity Basketball Final Home Games

Natasha Kelly

Posted: February 24, 2020 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


It's the final home basketball games of the regular season, and we want to see you there! On Saturday, Feb. 29, the Seawolves host HC with women's tip off at 2 p.m. and men's at 4 p.m. in the Athletics Centre. Then, after the games, we will be doing grad presentations to our senior players! Admission is $5 for adults and students enter for free! For full competition schedule, results and...

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Celebrating Black History Month: What’s Happening This Week

UNB Communications

Posted: February 21, 2020 10:42:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


During the month of February, our community reflects upon the stories, contributions and influence that Black Canadians have made on our history, culture and academic institutions.  Throughout the year, we stand beside Black New Brunswickers and Black students at UNB who continue to fight for equality and inclusion every day. Together, we work towards building a university environment...

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Funding Opportunity: Teaching and Learning Priority Fund - Submission Deadline February 28

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: February 21, 2020 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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

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Vehicle Rental Update

Megan Hasson

Posted: February 21, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick has a negotiated contract through ISI (Interuniversity Services Inc.) with Enterprise Rent-A-Car.  The pricing and contract information is available on our Procurement website UNB employees should be attempting to rent a vehicle through Enterprise Rent-A-Car before other car rental agencies are considered.  In the case that Enterprise does not have any...

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The Underground Railroad to New Brunswick

Chris Doran

Posted: February 21, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


All are invited to this event being held on Monday, Feb. 24, from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., in the Hans W. Klohn Commons. The Tomlinson Lake Hike to Freedom represents a little known part of New Brunswick history. In the mid-1800s, people trying to escape slavery used the Underground Railroad to head north to Canada. Canada had abolished slavery in 1834, 30 years prior to the US, so Canada was...

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Invite others to Meet, Stay and Celebrate at UNBF

Beth A. Wallace

Posted: February 21, 2020 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Is there a conference, workshop or event that you would like to come to Fredericton?  We want to help you bring it here!   Please reach out to us with the group information and we will take care of the rest. We will show you how easy it will be for you to showcase research and academic successes, provide networking and educational opportunities for students and staff, and have funds...

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UNBTeachOff - Deadline for Submissions is February 28

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: February 20, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


CETL is excited to announce UNB will be holding its second teach-off competition this March!  Professors and instructors will deliver their best five-minute lesson on any topic from their field, focusing on innovative teaching & learning methods used to engage students. At this fun event, the winner (selected by the audience) will be awarded the “UNB Teach-Off Champion”...

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Psychology Colloquium with Dr. Kanza Hashmat

Jennifer Marie McWilliams

Posted: February 20, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Kanza Hashmat, from the University of New Brunswick, will deliver a colloquium entitled "Barriers to early diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) amongst the immigrant population in New Brunswick (NB)" on Friday, Feb. 21 at 3 p.m. in Keirstead Hall's Snodgrass Lounge (K105). All are welcome and encouraged to attend! Barriers to early diagnosis of Autism Spectrum...

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O365 Monthly Workshop

Heidi Harding

Posted: February 20, 2020 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Do you have a SharePoint site or want to learn more about the features SharePoint offers? If so, attend this month's SharePoint workshop session!  February workshop details:  Using SharePoint News Wednesday, Feb. 26, from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.  In person: Peppin Computer Lab, Marshall d’Avray Hall, room 131 (Fredericton campus) ...

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Annual Report: Proudly UNB

UNB Communications

Posted: February 20, 2020 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Last year’s outstanding achievements of UNB alumni were celebrated at the annual Proudly UNB Awards in April 2019. The Proudly UNB Awards honour alumni who have distinguished themselves through outstanding service to their alma mater, their communities and beyond.  “Our alumni are doing great things. Near and far, we are so proud of our graduates,” said Jill Jollineau,...

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UNB Student Union Welcome Center

Karen Miner

Posted: February 20, 2020 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


March Bus Passes are available now at the UNB Fredericton Student Union Welcome Center. Please note that the Welcome Center will be closed March 2 - 6, and will re-open on March 9 for regular business hours. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Karen Miner Email Address: kminer@unb.ca

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Information Regarding 2019 T4 Income Tax Slips

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: February 19, 2020 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Payroll Services has posted the 2019 T4 income tax slips to Colleague Self-Service. Once logged in to your myUNB portal, 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 access when logging in with your UNB...

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The Underground Railroad to New Brunswick

Chris Doran

Posted: February 19, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Tomlinson Lake Hike to Freedom represents a little known part of New Brunswick history. In the mid-1800s, people trying to escape slavery used the Underground Railroad to head north to Canada. Canada had abolished slavery in 1834, 30 years prior to the US, so Canada was seen as a safe place, and an inviting one.   But even after they reached the Tomlinson lake border, life would...

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UNB Law hosts the 2020 Canadian National Negotiation Competition

Ed Bowes

Posted: February 19, 2020 10:34:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNB Faculty of Law is proud to host the fourth annual Canadian National Negotiation Competition (CNNC) at the Wu Conference Centre, Feb. 21-22, 2020. Founded in 2017, the CNNC promotes consensual dispute resolution and builds networks among Canadian law schools and their students. The event also serves as a qualifier for the annual International Negotiation Competition, which will be held...

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Workshop Series: Using Regression Models to Understand Populations - Session 1 Describing and Comparing Populations

Jennifer Moorcraft

Posted: February 19, 2020 10:33:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) will host a workshop series beginning on Thursday, Mar. 12, from 9 - 4 p.m., in the Wu Conference Centre. There is one full day of training per month, from March to May, each covering different related topics described on the registration page.     March 12 - Workshop 1: Describing and Comparing Populations...

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Children needed for Clinical Psychology Graduate Student training

Barbara D'Entremont

Posted: February 19, 2020 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


We are looking for children, between the ages of seven to 15 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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CETL Hosts Session: Incorporating Experiential Learning in Your Course

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: February 19, 2020 10:29:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join Sarah King (Director, Office of Experiential Education) on Tuesday, March 10, from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m., in the Milham Room, Harriet Irving Library for this workshop. This workshop will cover the central elements of experiential learning and help you brainstorm ways to enhance your course with experiential learning pedagogy.  The workshop will feature a variety of examples of...

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UNB Law Tax Clinic helps students navigate the world of income tax

Ed Bowes

Posted: February 19, 2020 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


With the 2020 tax season just around the corner, the Law Tax Clinic at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton is ready to open its doors to students. Led by a team of law students and guided by a faculty member, the clinic offers regular information seminars and provides students the opportunity to obtain advice and assistance in preparing and filing their income tax returns. The clinic is...

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Annual Report: Capital projects underway at UNB

UNB Communications

Posted: February 19, 2020 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The freshly restored windows at UNB Fredericton’s Memorial Hall were unveiled at a public celebration in October 2018. While the work officially began in 2016, UNB Art Centre director Marie Maltais had been searching for a qualified conservator and raising funds since 2011. Essential to the project was a stained glass artist who had the knowledge and expertise to work with old glass on an...

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UNB launches new Bachelor of Health program

Fiona Hendrie

Posted: February 18, 2020 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB has launched a new, four-year interdisciplinary Bachelor of Health program on its Saint John campus. The innovative program will welcome its first intake of students in Fall 2020. The program is a unique collaboration between three UNB Saint John faculties; the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Business and the Faculty of Science, Applied Science & Engineering, and will be supported by...

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Candidates' Presentations for Dean of Renaissance College

Trina Calhoun

Posted: February 18, 2020 10:41:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Dean of Renaissance College Search Advisory Committee is pleased to announce two candidates have been short-listed for the position. As part of the selection process, they will make a public presentation on their perspectives on the opportunities ahead for Renaissance College.  All members of the university community are invited to attend the presentations to be held at Renaissance...

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Nominations Open for Graduating Student Leader Awards

Mary Duffley

Posted: February 18, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The deadline to submit nominations for the annual Graduating Student Leader Award is Friday, March 1. If you know students graduating in May or October 2020, who have made outstanding voluntary extracurricular contributions on campus, please consider submitting their names for nomination. Graduating students are also welcome to self nominate. The awards program, created by the Associated Alumni...

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W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture

Carolyn Williston-Aubie

Posted: February 18, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Join us for the W.C. Desmond Pacey Memorial Lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 5:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. "Who Becomes a Jihadi Terrorist, How and Why?" will be presented by Prof. Lorne L. Dawson from the University of Waterloo. The threat of domestic terrorism is a new and ever-present reality, even in Canada. Countering this threat is difficult for many reasons....

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In Charge: Women Talk Entrepreneurship

Susan Oliver

Posted: February 18, 2020 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Libraries are excited to announce that Judith Mackin (Tuck Studios, Tuck Interiors) will be the featured speaker for the next In Charge: Women Talk Entrepreneurship event! Join us at Tuck Studio in Saint John on Thursday, March 12 at 6:30 p.m. to hear Judith explore how she proudly calls herself an entrepreneur, and discuss her company’s commitment to its customers, community and...

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Fair Dealing Week 2020 - February 24-28

Susan Oliver

Posted: February 18, 2020 10:37:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Every year libraries and educational institutions across North America celebrate the rules that allow sharing of portions of published works for research and education possible. In celebration of Fair Dealing Week 2020, please join us for one of the following events! Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Susan Oliver Email Address: suoliver@unb.ca

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Annual Report - Nursing students receive scholarship targeted at improving care for elderly

UNB Communications

Posted: February 18, 2020 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Three University of New Brunswick nursing students who showed promise in the area of gerontological nursing were awarded Shannex New Brunswick Scholarships at the start of the 2018-19 academic year. The scholarships, each valued at $3,750 a year, were awarded to nursing students at each of UNB’s three New Brunswick sites – Fredericton, Saint John and Moncton. Selection was based on...

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Volleyball Final Home Games

Natasha Kelly

Posted: February 17, 2020 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


As our Seawolves volleyball teams wind down the regular season, we want to see you at the final home games of the year! On Saturday, Feb. 22, they host USA with women's matches at 5 p.m. and men's at 7 p.m. After the games, we have grad presentations we are giving to our senior players! Admission is $5 for adults, and students enter for free! Games will be held in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics...

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Cybersecurity Alert: UNB Wi-Fi (eduroam) vulnerability

IT Service Desk

Posted: February 14, 2020 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


ITS was recently made aware of a world-wide security vulnerability for devices connecting to eduroam (UNB’s Wi-Fi and also used by other institutions around the globe).  This vulnerability was identified during regular security testing by another institution and can be avoided by connecting to eduroam using the eduroam Configuration Assistant Tool (CAT).   To our knowledge,...

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Celebrating Black History Month - What’s Happening This Week

UNB Communications

Posted: February 14, 2020 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


During the month of February, our community reflects upon the stories, contributions and influence that Black Canadians have made on our history, culture and academic institutions. Throughout the year, we stand beside Black New Brunswickers and Black students at UNB who continue to fight for equality and inclusion every day. Together, we work towards building a university environment based on...

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UNB Award for Excellence in Research - Call for Nominations

Renee Audet-Martel

Posted: February 14, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

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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Lorenzo Music Series Presentation

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: February 14, 2020 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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

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Theatre UNB Presents Some Girl(s) by Neil LaBute

John C. Ball

Posted: February 14, 2020 10:37:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Theatre UNB presents Some Girl(s), Neil LaBute’s topical play about dating culture and toxic relationships.   In a series of five compelling scenes, five women are unexpectedly reunited with a man they once dated whom they thought they’d never speak to again. As Guy looks to right the wrongs of previous relationships and put his past behind him before finally tying the knot...

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FA/CPR Training/FA Refresher Training

Kim Perry

Posted: February 14, 2020 10:30:00 AM AST

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 March 2-3 and March 4-5, 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 March 6 for those who have received their FA/CPR certification in the last year or...

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Final Thesis Defense for Mr. Li Tong

Sylvia Demerson

Posted: February 14, 2020 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: Student Organizations


Mr. Li Tong will present his Final Defense for the MScE Degree on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 10 a.m. in the ADI Studio of Head Hall. "Nanocellulose Application for the Production of Oil and Grease Resistant Paper" Abstract: With more and more demands for green and renewable materials to replace plastics, cellulose paper is back on the central stage as the preferred choice for packaging materials...

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Reminder - Deadline for submission Canada Summer Jobs 2020 applications - Fredericton campus

Sandra Campbell

Posted: February 14, 2020 10:29:00 AM AST

Category: Employment News


Please be advised that all Canada Summer Jobs 2020 applications for UNBF must be submitted to Career Development and Employment Centre by Monday, Feb. 17 at 11:59 p.m.  These may be emailed to employment@unb.ca.   Category: Employment News Article Contact Information Contact: Sandra Campbell Email Address: sandrac@unb.ca

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Annual Report: Building a better lifejacket

UNB Communications

Posted: February 14, 2020 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A group of four University of New Brunswick engineering students with close personal and working ties to the marine industry have developed a smart-lifejacket they believe could save more lives. The LifeTrack Outlast lifejacket was designed by fourth-year engineering students Amy Andrews, Bridget McCloskey, Kaitlin MacIsaac and Phoenix Bard-Cavers through UNB’s Technology Management and...

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Register for winter session II programs at URec

Colin Bowley

Posted: February 14, 2020 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Registration for winter session II programs at URec opens Tuesday, Feb. 18. Session II programs begin the week of March 9 and continue until April 30. In session II, choose from a variety of classes including: Yoga for Power & Grace - Mondays at 12 noon CORE Operate - Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:45 a.m. Vinyasa Flow Yoga - Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. Pilates Barre - Thursdays at 9:30...

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UNB appears on Forbes top Canadian employers list

UNB Communications

Posted: February 13, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick has been named one of Canada's best employers by Forbes Magazine. This follows UNB's recent appearances on Canada's Top 100 Employers and Atlantic Canada's Top Employers lists. Forbes partnered with market research company Statista to determine the list. Statista surveyed 8,000 Canadians working for businesses with at least 500 employees. All the...

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Winter Safety Tips

Kim Perry

Posted: February 13, 2020 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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

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Annual Report: Putting knowledge to work

UNB Communications

Posted: February 13, 2020 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Last year, the Office of Experiential Education, led by director Dr. Sarah King, worked to develop a number of meaningful partnerships and initiatives for students in the public, private and non-profit sectors to expand the experiential educational opportunities available at UNB. UNB partnered with the Government of New Brunswick to launch a new initiative designed to strengthen and grow our...

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Early look at the MyUNB Intranet design

Communications

Posted: February 13, 2020 7:00:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The old myUNB platform will be coming to an end at the end of 2020; a new platform (the name will be the same but everything else will be different!) is being designed and developed that will provide an efficient, streamlined ‘front door’ to content.  Check out our initial design concept for the new MyUNB to get an early look at where we are headed over the year....

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Update to Online Procurement

Julie Hynes

Posted: February 12, 2020 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Financial Services is pleased to announce that there is now a solution which enables a new object code to be added to the system immediately.  This will allow you to complete your purchase requisition without waiting for the overnight update.  Please contact procure@unb.ca or finglaccess@unb.ca, if you have any questions or concerns. Thank you! Category: News and Notices Article...

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Faculty of Business Research Colloquium

Patricia Chisholm

Posted: February 12, 2020 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John will be holding a research colloquium on Friday, Feb 14 at 10:30 a.m. in the Hans W. Klohn Commons, room G16 (BMO room). Session 1:  10:30 - 11:15 a.m.  Presenter: Chelsea Driscoll, Social Researcher, Human Development Council Title: New Brunswick’s 2019 Child Poverty Report Card   Session 2:  11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Presenter: Dr. Hadi Eslami,...

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Retirement Reception for Jennie McPhail

Penny Davenport

Posted: February 12, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A Retirement Reception will be held for Jennie McPhail on Tuesday, Feb. 18, from 2 - 4 p.m., in Alumni Memorial Hall. Jennie McPhail, from the Department of Physics, is retiring at the end of February after a 30-year career at UNB. For the last 10 years, Jennie has been the Lab Manager of the UNB MRI Centre in the Department of Physics, but prior to that Jennie worked in CNER, Counselling...

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Booking the Video Conference Rooms in Marshall dAvray Hall

Martyn Iannece

Posted: February 12, 2020 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


If you'd like to book the Video Conference Rooms in Marshall d'Avray Hall – Room 126A or Room 126B – please send an email to mdhvideoconf@unb.ca. Please do not book the rooms through your Outlook Calendar because we need to check with you about the kinds of support you might need: -Do you need a tutorial or a refresher on using the equipment? -Would you like to use Zoom to host your...

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Eighth annual Cyclethon

Colin Bowley

Posted: February 12, 2020 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Get ready to cycle, sweat and support at the eighth annual URec Cyclethon on Friday, Feb. 14! Our team of cycling instructors will lead seven upbeat and energetic cycling classes in support of the Heart & Stroke Foundation of N.B. Everyone is welcome to participate (URec membership is not required). We encourage all to come out and support this very special event!  Where:...

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Annual Report: Securing our future

UNB Communications

Posted: February 12, 2020 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB, a leader in cybersecurity, continues to undertake innovative research and training to tackle the challenges of the cyber age. In October 2018, the university hosted the Standing Senate Committee of Banking, Trade and Commerce (BANC) as they released the report "Cyber Assault: It should keep you up at night." According to the report, Canada's infrastructure is currently vulnerable to...

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Mourning the passing of retired staff member Hélène Lang

Communications Office

Posted: February 11, 2020 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired staff member Hélène Lang, who passed away on Thursday, Jan. 30 in Fredericton, NB. She was 59. Born in Rouyn-Noranda, QC, Hélène began working as a human resources consultant in the department of human resources on our Fredericton campus in 1999. She retired in 2012 after 13 years of service. Former...

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ISAO Lunch and Learn

Jason MacFarlane

Posted: February 11, 2020 10:37:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Lunch and Learns are back for 2020! The ISAO February Lunch and Learn will be held on Thursday, Feb. 13, from 12 - 1 p.m., in the Student Union Building, 103. Join International Student Advisors Office staff / advisors Hillary Nguyen and Jason MacFarlane for our monthly Lunch & Learn.  This month we'll be talking about international students and mental health, an important area...

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Workshop Series: Using Regression Models to Understand Populations

Jennifer Moorcraft

Posted: February 11, 2020 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) will host a workshop series beginning on Thursday, Mar. 12, from 9 - 4 p.m., in the Wu Conference Centre. There is one full day of training per month from March to May, each covering different related topics described on the registration page here.     March 12 - Workshop 1: Describing and Comparing...

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Physics Seminar

Penny Davenport

Posted: February 11, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The next UNBF Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, Feb. 13, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204. Speaker, Ben Reid, UNBF, will discuss 'Data Assimilation and Ionospheric Modelling at High Latitudes.' Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Penny Davenport Email Address: physics@unb.ca

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News from Singer Hall

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: February 11, 2020 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The faculty of management has posed new content on the Ideas with Impact newsletter blog. Read our latest stories to learn how our experiential learning programs are bringing students face to face with real business problems; how our alumni are leading their organizations to overcome social and financial challenges; and how a finance professor’s research into high frequency finance...

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Annual Report - Facing the challenges of a changing climate

UNB Communications

Posted: February 11, 2020 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB researchers are continuing to tackle the challenges of a changing climate with ground-breaking research. Dr. Thierry Chopin, a professor of marine biology at UNB, was one of 19 international researchers and policy analysts who prepared a cutting-edge report for the United Nations Climate Action Summit, held in New York in September 2019. The report, “The Ocean as a Solution to Climate...

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Learn to deadlift

Walker Blizzard

Posted: February 11, 2020 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Join us for a workshop to start experiencing the benefits of deadlift on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., on the 1st floor, CURRIE CENTER. The barbell deadlift is one of the best exercises for developing full body strength. During this workshop we will also cover some of the common drawbacks, caused from improper techniques. The workshop will be led by Sam Jenkins. Sam is a Certified...

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Reminder: Early WebTimeEntry Cutoff - February 22, 2020 pay

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: February 10, 2020 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Due to the Family 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 February 22, 2020. 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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Lorenzo Reading with Douglas Gary Freeman

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: February 10, 2020 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Author Douglas Gary Joseph Freeman will read from Exile Blues on Saturday, Feb. 15 at 2 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library, (1 Market Square). In Exile Blues, when Preston Downs, Jr., aka Prez, slides down the emergency chute onto the frozen tarmac at the Montreal airport, little does he know that never would he return home to Washington D.C. or to his adopted city, Chicago. Events had...

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Funding Opportunity: Teaching and Learning Priority Fund - Call for Submissions

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: February 10, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


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

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Volunteers needed for research study

Sarah Liberty

Posted: February 10, 2020 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


An honours student is looking for volunteers to participate in her research study. Please consider helping out. Participants must have no music training, or fewer than two years of music training, and are not able to speak any tonal language. The purpose of the study is to examine the relationship between music experience and tonal language learning. Participants will complete a questionnaire,...

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UNB to host invertebrate paleontologist for Darwin Day lecture

Angie Deveau

Posted: February 10, 2020 10:29:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


In celebration of Darwin Day, the biology department at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton will host Dr. Jean-Bernard Caron, Richard M. Ivey curator of invertebrate palaeontology at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), on Wednesday, Feb. 12, from 6:45 - 8 p.m., in Bailey Hall, 146. Dr. Caron’s talk is entitled “Darwin's dilemma: The origin of animals explained.” In...

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Public Research Presentation by Thuy Nguyen

Jodi O'Neill

Posted: February 10, 2020 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Department of Economics is hosting a public research presentation by Thuy Nguyen, candidate for the CIHR TIER 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Healthy Aging position, on Friday, Feb. 14 at 2:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 205. Research Presentation: How do Opioid Prescribing Restrictions Affect Pharmaceutical Promotion? Lessons from the Mandatory Access Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs. All...

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MusicUNB Concert - Winds of Moravia

Yunjia Dai

Posted: February 10, 2020 10:21:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The MusicUNB Concert - Winds of Moravia - will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Artists: Atlantic Sinfonia (wind group) In the late 18th century, musicians and composers flooded into Vienna from nearby Moravia and heavily influenced the development of classical music. Atlantic Sinfonia will perform as a wind octet (or Harmonie) — a popular ensemble of the...

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Annual Report: Studying right whale movement

UNB Communications

Posted: February 10, 2020 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Baleen whale populations in the Gulf of St Lawrence were the focus of two multi-institutional and multi-national projects led by UNB researcher Dr. Kimberley Davies. Davies, assistant professor on the Saint John campus, led an ocean expedition taking a deeper look at why the North Atlantic right whale is shifting away from traditional summer feeding grounds in the Bay of Fundy in favour of...

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Golf in the Dome

Colin Bowley

Posted: February 10, 2020 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


Beginning Wednesday Feb. 12, practice your swing on the range inside the BMO Centre Dome. Golf in the Dome will be held Wednesdays and Fridays, from 11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., until mid-April. Prices start at just $15 for a 30-minute session. For more information, or to arrange a booking, e-mail dome@unb.ca.  Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact...

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Celebrating Black History Month: What’s Happening This Week

UNB Communications

Posted: February 7, 2020 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


During the month of February, our community reflects upon the stories, contributions and influence that Black Canadians have made on our history, culture and academic institutions. Throughout the year, we stand beside Black New Brunswickers and Black students at UNB who continue to fight for equality and inclusion every day. Together, we work towards building a university environment based on...

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Climate Change Adaptation Open House

Mike Hardy

Posted: February 7, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB Sustainability, in collaboration with Dillion Consulting, has been working on the development of a Climate Change Adaptation Plan for UNB’s Fredericton campus. This plan will help to identify campus vulnerabilities and outline specific preventative and adaptive measures to help make the UNB Fredericton campus more resilient in the face of climate change impacts. An Open House will be...

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Public Forum: Can science save New Brunswick?

Mara Mallory

Posted: February 7, 2020 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


We expect physicians to use evidence when they treat us. We expect judges to weigh evidence when they rule on issues before the courts. We expect governments to consider evidence when they make decisions that affect us, don't we?  Dr. Herb Emery of UNB's Atlantic Institute for Policy Research invites you to join in a public discussion about the realities, barriers, and possibilities...

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Research Talks: Immigrant Attraction & Retention in NB-FR

Jennifer Moorcraft

Posted: February 7, 2020 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) will host a Research Talk on Wednesday, Feb. 19, from 1 - 2 p.m., in Carleton Hall, 106. Dr. Ted McDonald will present his research methodology and findings on the rates of immigrant landings and retention in NB. How many immigrants are landing in NB? And how many are staying? Using population-based linked data at NB-IRDT,...

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Nominations Open for Graduating Student Leader Awards

Mary Duffley

Posted: February 6, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The deadline to submit nominations for the annual Graduating Student Leader Award is Friday, March 1. If you know students graduating in May or October 2020, who have made outstanding voluntary extracurricular contributions on campus, please consider submitting their names for nomination. Graduating students are also welcome to self nominate. The awards program, created by the Associated Alumni...

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Annual Report: New NB-IRDT satellite location launched

UNB Communications

Posted: February 6, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


A new satellite location of the New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) launched on the UNB Saint John campus in December 2018. It was one of two locations, the other is located at Université de Moncton, to become the first data facilities of their kind in Canada to house both federal and provincial administrative data securely. UNB Fredericton hosts the main...

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Exploring Jesus and Experiencing Jesus

Michael Bravener

Posted: February 6, 2020 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Campus Ministry, on the Fredericton campus, has added another component to the weekly Wednesday meetings held at The Alumni Building. "Exploring Jesus" will be held Wednesdays, from 12:30 -1:15 p.m., in The Alumni Lounge and will be an informal place for students, faculty and staff to explore this historical figure, Jesus. On Wednesday evenings, from 8 -10 p.m., students, faculty and staff...

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Child Participants and Their Parents Needed for Graduate Student Training Activity

Scott Ronis

Posted: February 6, 2020 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Children/youths (ages five to 16) and their parents are needed to participate in interviews with graduate students in clinical psychology who are learning to work with young people. Sessions require one to two hours and will take place either in Keirstead Hall or in the Psychological Wellness Centre at UNB. Participants will receive gift certificates for their time.  For more information,...

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PhD Candidate Kimberly Ann Baker-Korotkov Oral Examination Notice

Carol Ann Hatheway

Posted: February 5, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Oral Examination for Kimberly Ann Baker-Korotkov, PhD Candidate in the Faculty of Education, will be held on Monday, Feb. 11 at 2:30 p.m. in Marshall d'Avray Hall, 235. Title: A constructive Grounded Theory Study of Interconnected Frameworks of Health and Inclusive Schools. Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Carol Ann Hatheway Email Address: hatheway@unb.ca

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Annual Report: Leading the way for health and social innovation

UNB Communications

Posted: February 5, 2020 10:34:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB is making a tangible difference in the lives of New Brunswickers every day, and one of the most visible ways that we do this is through health and social innovation. In April 2019, 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, received funding...

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UNB to host Techstars Startup weekend

Angie Deveau

Posted: February 5, 2020 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick, in partnership with the City of Fredericton and Planet Hatch, will be hosting a Techstars Startup Weekend from Feb. 21 - 23, on UNB's Fredericton campus. Techstars Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active community leaders and entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. Startup...

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UNB graduate students conducting research on climate change

Angie Deveau

Posted: February 5, 2020 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Two graduate students from the faculty of science at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton were eager to spend a portion of last summer wearing winter jackets. Both students spent their summer in the Arctic, where they conducted research on climate change and oceanography. PhD candidate Joshua Evans travelled through the North Water (NOW) polynya and Nares conducting field sampling for...

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MusicUNB Concert - Songs of the Invisible Summer Stars

Yunjia Dai

Posted: February 5, 2020 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The MusicUNB Concert, Songs of the Invisible Summer Stars, will be held on Sunday, Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m., in Memorial Hall. Artists: Nadia Francavilla (violin), Norman Adams (cello), Carmen Braden (piano) and Mark Adams (percussion) Hailed as “a talented, bold musician” (Up Here Magazine), Carmen Braden’s vocal, instrumental, and electroacoustic music is greatly tied to her...

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Changes to SEED Program

Anita Connolly and Dave Decker

Posted: February 4, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please note there have been important changes to the Student Employment Experience Development (SEED) program, which affect universities. These changes are being made in order to support the non-profit groups, First Nation communities and municipalities which rely upon the SEED funding to help maintain valuable community programming. Unfortunately, under the new program requirements,...

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UNB joins Universities Studying Slavery consortium

UNB Communications

Posted: February 4, 2020 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


In conjunction with the Working Group on the Principles of Naming or Renaming University Places and UNB’s commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and Piluwitahasuwawsuwakon, UNB has joined 59 academic institutions across five countries in the Universities Studying Slavery (USS) consortium. Based out of the University of Virginia, participating universities work together by addressing...

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Children needed for Clinical Psychology Graduate Student training

Barbara D'Entremont

Posted: February 4, 2020 10:36:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


We are looking for children, between ages seven to 15 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 with a psychology graduate student in the Psychology Department on the UNB Fredericton campus.  His/her participation is...

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Announcing the renewal of existing Konica Minolta multifunction copiers and managed print services

Information Technology Services

Posted: February 4, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


In an ongoing effort to deliver cost savings, streamline print services and reduce our environmental footprint, The University of New Brunswick has negotiated the continuation of the managed print services program with Konica Minolta.  Your current multifunction copier will remain in place providing all departments with the following benefits:  Reduced Environmental Impact – by...

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UNBF Office of the Registrar Closure

Jo-ann Mihan

Posted: February 4, 2020 10:30:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Office of the Registrar, on the Fredericton campus, will close on Thursday, Feb. 6, from 9 – 10 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: Jo-ann Mihan Email Address: jmihan@unb.ca

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Annual Report: Revolutionizing the construction industry

UNB Communications

Posted: February 4, 2020 10:25:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Throughout 2018-19, UNB took steps to revolutionize the construction industry, establishing a new Centre for Off-site Construction and a new OSCO Chair in Off-site Construction. In April 2019, Dr. Zhen Lei took up the research chair position with funding support from Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA). ACOA invested $634,434 through the Regional Economic Growth through Innovation...

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URec's eighth annual Cyclethon

Colin Bowley

Posted: February 4, 2020 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


URec's eighth annual Cyclethon is Friday, Feb. 14! Our team of cycling instructors will lead seven upbeat and energetic cycling classes in support of the Heart & Stroke Foundation of N.B. Everyone is welcome to participate (no URec membership required). We encourage all to come out and support this very special event!  Where: Alberta Alumni Recreation Gym (1st floor, CURRIE...

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Reminder: Have you completed your UNB cybersecurity training?

Erik Denis

Posted: February 3, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


UNB’s cybersecurity training (Beauceron) is designed to educate you on the cybersecurity threats you face at UNB so you’re better equipped to protect yourself, UNB and its data from these threats. All UNB faculty and staff are required to complete this training. Get started now: visit go.unb.ca/beauceron or  click the ‘Cybersecurity Awareness’ link in your myUNB...

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Annual Report: Mawoluhkhotipon: Togetherness in space

UNB Communications

Posted: February 3, 2020 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Mawoluhkhotipon: Ally & Safe Space Program for Wabanaki and Indigenous Peoples was officially launched in February 2019 on the UNB Saint John campus. The Ally & Safe Space Program is an innovative project intended to support a campus community that affirms, welcomes and supports Indigenous peoples who work, study and visit UNB Saint John. “This program was developed in close collaboration...

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A Conversation on Our Climate Future

Brad Ackerson

Posted: February 3, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The UNBF Faculty of Arts, in collaboration with The Brunswickan, will present, Moving Forward: An Interdisciplinary Discussion on Our Climate Future on Thursday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 102. This free and public panel event aims to tackle some of the most difficult questions on surrounding the climate crisis by looking at them from several unique perspectives. The panelists include:...

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Men's Volleyball at home this weekend

Natasha Kelly

Posted: February 3, 2020 10:19:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Saint John men's volleyball squad is gearing up for two matches against USA this weekend! They play on Saturday, Feb. 8 at 6 p.m. and then again on Sunday, Feb. 9 at 11 a.m in the Athletics Centre. Admission is $5 for adults and students enter for free! For full competition schedule, results and statistics, visit the website. Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact...

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Public Talk by Dr. Marisa Young, McMaster University

Noha Eshra

Posted: January 24, 2020 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Canadian Research Chair in Mental Health and Work-Life Transitions, Dr. Marisa Young will present The 'Canadian Family-Friendly Community Resources for Better Balance, Health and Well-Being' Study: An Advanced Approach to Studying Residential Effects on Tuesday, Feb. 4, from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., in Hazen Hall, 239. Marisa Young is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at...

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Varsity Home Games this weekend

Natasha Kelly

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


There is a weekend jam packed with home games coming up and we don't want you to miss out! On Saturday, Feb. 15, varsity basketball hosts CU with women's tip off at 12 p.m. and men's at 2 p.m. Later on, women's volleyball will take the floor against UKC with matches starting at 4:30 p.m. On Sunday, Feb. 16, we start the day with women's volleyball again as they host MSVU at 12 p.m. To finish...

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