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Mailroom on the Saint John campus

Angie Robichaud

Posted: March 31, 2020 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Saint John Campus Mailroom Procedures: Please be advised the Saint John campus mailroom is operational between the hours of 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., with full service and the ability to pick up mail entering and exiting immediately through the mailroom loading dock doors only.  A specific day of the week has been allotted for residence student pick up, which is Wednesdays at the same...

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

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: March 31, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

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. The deadline for nominations is 10 days after exam period at end of term. Make sure your excellent teachers gets the recognition they deserve! At this time, nominations can be submitted online only. More details...

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UNB Art Centre Virtual Exhibition: Attending The Apocalypse

Lori Quick

Posted: March 31, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Art Centre Virtual Exhibition: Attending The Apocalypse The UNB Art Centre presents its newest exhibition on-line. Attending The Apocalypse by Jennifer Lee Wiebe and Janice Wright Cheney is eerily prophetic as we face-down the COVID-19 pandemic.  The exhibition will open Friday, April 3 at 5 p.m. by launching the catalogue in a virtual space rather than an actual...

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Financial Services essential service processes

Cindy M. Flann

Posted: March 30, 2020 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Financial Services is operating under essential services and has scaled back operations. Priority will be given to vendors providing essential services to the university and payroll. Personal expense claims and travel claims will be reimbursed, but there may be delays in processing.  Some personal expense and travel claims will be processed after budget year end if necessary. Please refer...

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Candidate Presentation

Kim Booker

Posted: March 30, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Department of Mathematics and Statistics would like to invite you to attend a virtual presentation on Thursday, April 2 at 2 p.m. by Dr. Matthew Stephenson, a candidate for a tenure-track position in Statistics at the rank of Assistant Professor.  The presentation will be followed by a short Q&A period.  We hope you can join us at the following link: Join Microsoft Teams...

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Departmental Deliveries

Carol Anne Booker

Posted: March 27, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Facilities Management Stores, on the Fredericton campus, is now accepting departmental deliveries on a very limited basis. In order to assist the UNB community during this unusual time, FM Stores is offering to accept and store shipments that departments currently have in transit and need to have delivered to campus.  If you are expecting a delivery to arrive on campus and are unable to...

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Submit a video message for students & help lift spirits

Kelsey Seymour

Posted: March 26, 2020 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


To our supportive and resilient UNB community, We collectively face a number of uncertainties and challenges in the coming weeks, but we see how much colleagues across our campuses are doing to support and uplift each other. In addition to sharing the latest COVID-19-related information and resources on social media, we are looking for ways to boost spirits and let students know we are here for...

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Reminder: Performance Review, Dean of Graduate Studies Survey

Amanda Manuel

Posted: March 26, 2020 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Drew Rendall’s first term as Dean of the School of Graduate Studies (SGS) ends June 30, 2020, and a review advisory committee has been formed as required in Senate regulations to recommend appointment to the President with effect from July 1, 2020. Dr. Rendall has expressed interest in serving for a further term. The Review Advisory Committee is comprised as...

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O365 Monthly Workshop – April 1

Heidi Harding

Posted: March 26, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

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!  Upcoming workshop details:  Using SharePoint Web Parts  Wednesday, April 1 from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.  Online via...

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Cybersecurity Alert: Beware of COVID-19 email scams

IT Service Desk

Posted: March 17, 2020 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In light of growing news and concern around Coronavirus (COVID-19), scammers are launching fraudulent email campaigns attempting to take advantage of COVID-19 information and support. About COVID-19 email scams Ask you to open an attachment or click a link to donate to support efforts or see COVID-19 information.  Claim to come from trustworthy sources like: Employers Governments The...

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Performance Review, Dean of Graduate Studies Survey

Amanda Manuel

Posted: March 17, 2020 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. Drew Rendall’s first term as Dean of the School of Graduate Studies (SGS) ends June 30, 2020, and a review advisory committee has been formed as required in Senate regulations to recommend appointment to the President with effect from July 1, 2020. Dr. Rendall has expressed interest in serving for a further term. The Review Advisory Committee is comprised as...

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Review of Dean of Libraries

Trina Calhoun

Posted: March 17, 2020 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Lesley Balcom’s term as Dean of Libraries ends on June 30, 2020.  A review advisory committee has been formed as required in Senate regulations to recommend an appointment with effect from July 1, 2020. Lesley Balcom is eligible for reappointment and has expressed interest in serving for a further term.  The first responsibility of the Committee is to review the performance of...

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Engineering Design Symposium Cancellation Notice

UNB Communications

Posted: March 17, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In light of the Public Health Agency’s recommendations concerning COVID-19, the Annual 2020 Engineering Design Symposium scheduled for Thursday, March 26, 2020 at the Fredericton Convention Centre has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled at a later date. Thank you for your understanding. For more information, please contact Heather Jones at drhez@unb.ca.  Category: News and...

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Capstone ForEM Presentations Cancellation Notice

Ted Needham

Posted: March 17, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As a result of Public Health recommendations concerning COVID-19, Forestry & Environmental Management’s annual Capstone Presentations, scheduled for Friday, April 3, 2020 at the Forestry & Geology Building, have been cancelled. For more information, please contact Ted Needham at needham@unb.ca.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Ted Needham Email...

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Water Music: For the Future of the Bay of Fundy-POSTPONED

Lori Quick

Posted: March 17, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please know that in light of recent developments and concerns associated with public gatherings we, at the UNB Art Centre, have decided to do our part by postponing the March 22nd World Water Day event, Water Music: For the Future of the Bay of Fundy.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Lori Quick Email Address: lquick@unb.ca

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Cancellation of Strategic Plan Launch

President's Office

Posted: March 16, 2020 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Unfortunately, due to the recent COVID-19 situation and in an effort to keep our community safe, we are cancelling the launch of the strategic vision: UNB Toward 2030.  Celebrations were to be held on each campus on: Fredericton:   March 17, from 3:30 - 5 p.m., in the Great Hall, Sir Howard Douglas Hall  Saint John:    March 18, from 3:30 - 5 p.m., in the...

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Medavie Blue Cross Quick Pay Office Closures

Human Resources & Organizational Development

Posted: March 16, 2020 10:36:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


We have been notified by Medavie Blue Cross that as a precaution to prevent unnecessary risk of COVID-19, its Quick Pay locations will be temporarily closed to the public.  You are able to continue to submit claims electronically, or you can submit using the drop-box at the Quick Pay office. Medavie Blue Cross Notice Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Human...

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An Evening of Art and Cheer Cancellation Notice

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

Posted: March 16, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, UNBF’s MBA students have cancelled their fundraising event scheduled for March 21, An Evening of Art and Cheer – a live paint off and craft tasting to support UNB’s MBA Community Leadership Award.  This event was an experiential learning project for the class in social entrepreneurship. While having to cancel the event due to the...

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Earnings Statement

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: March 13, 2020 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This message serves as a reminder that Earnings Statements for your payroll payments can now be viewed by accessing the Colleague Self-Service tab on your myUNB portal.  After March 20th, earning statements will only be available through Colleague Self-Service.  Note: Seven years of earning statement history is available through Colleague Self-Service.   Please click here to...

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CETL Offers Diploma in University Teaching Program (Summer Term)

Nancy Fitzpatrick

Posted: March 13, 2020 10:35:00 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, 2020.  Below is the schedule of classes and a brief description of the program. 2020 Summer Term: May 2 – May 27:  DUT will be held in Marshall d’Avray Hall, Room 334-1.  Please bring your own lunch where applicable. (REGISTRATION...

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Travel for faculty, postdocs and staff

President's Office

Posted: March 12, 2020 10:47:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


As of March 12, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) continued to assess the public health risk associated with COVID-19 as low for the general population of Canada. As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to evolve around the world and here at home, the university has decided that all faculty, postdocs and staff travel for university purposes is cancelled to...

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Travel for students

President's Office

Posted: March 12, 2020 10:46:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Our top priority is the health and safety of our community. To keep our students travelling abroad safe as well as our campus communities, we are imposing travel restrictions effective immediately.  Travel is restricted for all UNB undergraduate and graduate students travelling under UNB supported programs which include exchanges, travel study, summer schools, field schools, research,...

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Do you know a student who would make an excellent Valedictorian?

Sara Rothman

Posted: March 12, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


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 shared experiences. Valedictorians may be nominated by a classmate or...

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Registration Now Open for the New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium 2020

Jocelyne Thompson

Posted: March 12, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Registration is now open for the full-day New Brunswick Bibliography Symposium to be held Wednesday, April 15 at the Kent Auditorium, Wu Centre.  Subtitled To Know Ourselves, 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.  In its third year,...

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

Sara Rothman

Posted: March 12, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

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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Second Session Pre-Retirement 1001: Your UNB Guide to Retirement

Human Resources & Organizational Development

Posted: March 12, 2020 10:29:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Due to the high demand for the Pre-Retirement session held in January, we will be offering a second session in April.  This session will be the same information session as the January presentation.  If you are planning on retiring within the next five years or so, HR can guide you through general information regarding group benefits, pension plans and give you a head start on planning...

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Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium

Leslie Harquail

Posted: March 12, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A Kinesiology Graduate Colloquium with MScKIN Students Hilary Pond and Michael On will be held on Friday March 13 at 10:30 a.m. in the Kinesiology Building, 208. All are welcome. MScKin student Hilary Pond will present, "The Cross-Validation of the Dynamic Strength Index and the Force Velocity Profile in High Performance Varsity Athletes.” Abstract: The objective of this study was to...

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Celebrate UNB Toward 2030

UNB Communications

Posted: March 11, 2020 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join us in celebrating the launch of the strategic vision: UNB Toward 2030. This is a bold and ambitious vision that seeks to capitalize and build upon our many strengths. By working together, we can make a major difference toward 2030.  By facing the challenges of today and embracing the opportunities of tomorrow, UNB will build a brighter future for all.  The world needs more...

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Food service changes on Fredericton campus

UNB Communications

Posted: March 11, 2020 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


You may have noticed a few changes in food service on the Fredericton campus. With the health and safety of our community as our top priority, we are suspending the use of reusable mugs at Tim Hortons and all beverage stations on campus.  UNB is actively planning precautionary measures to limit the spread of COVID-19 for a variety of scenarios.  We will increase and enhance the...

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Lorenzo Reading with Sarah Henstra-CANCELLED

Andrea Kikuchi

Posted: March 11, 2020 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Recipient of the 2018 Governor General's Literary Award, author Sarah Henstra will read from The Red Word on Wednesday, March 18 at 7 p.m. in the Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre. A smart, dark, and take-no-prisoners look at rape culture and the extremes to which ideology can go, The Red Word is a campus novel like no other. It captures the feverish binarism of campus politics and the...

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Fiscal Year End is fast approaching

Cindy M. Flann

Posted: March 11, 2020 10:41:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The University’s fiscal year end is April 30, 2020 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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Diploma in University Teaching at UNB Saint John

Margaret Anne Smith

Posted: March 11, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Diploma in University Teaching program provides opportunities for participants to develop and/or enhance knowledge and skills related to teaching and learning practices, and will be offered on the Saint John campus April 24, 27, 28, 29, 30, and May 1.  Open to all full and part-time faculty members, to staff, and to all graduate students, the program is offered at the cost of $372...

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Faculty of Business Research Colloquium - CANCELLED

Patricia Chisholm

Posted: March 11, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Saint John will hold a research colloquium on Friday, March 20 at 10:45 a.m. in the Hans W. Klohn Commons, G16 (BMO room). Session 1:  10:45 - 11:15 a.m.  Presenter: Dr. Herb Emery, Vaughan Chair, Economics, Faculty of Arts, UNB Fredericton Title: Universities and the growth of the New Brunswick economy   Session 2:  11:45 a.m. –...

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UNBF Physics Seminar

Penny Davenport

Posted: March 11, 2020 10:30:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


A UNBF Physics Department Seminar will be held on Thursday, March 12, from 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., in the  IUC Physics/Admin Bldg, 204. Kaili Song, UNBF, will present Scintillation Characteristics across the GPS Frequency Band. “The understanding of the GPS signal characteristics is a pre-requisite for developing receiver techniques that can effectively mitigate...

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Dean of Renaissance College Candidates - Reminder to Submit Comments

Trina Calhoun

Posted: March 10, 2020 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


This is a reminder to please take advantage of the opportunity to provide your impressions of the Dean of Renaissance College candidates, Kathy Bishop and Carol Nemeroff, to the Search Advisory Committee.  We are soliciting your views on the candidates by asking you to send your comments via email to astuart@kbrs.ca by Friday, March 13.  No anonymous submissions will be accepted--you...

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Creating Space: Building 2SLGBTQIA+ Positive Spaces at UNB

Cat Squires - Communications Officer | Human Rights & Positive Environment Office

Posted: March 10, 2020 10:42:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Office of Human Rights and Positive Environment is hosting a two-hour workshop entitled, Creating Space: Building 2SLGBTQIA+ Positive Spaces at UNB, on Friday, April 3, from 9 - 11 a.m., in Ludlow Hall, 2 A/B. Participants will be engaged in an interactive session designed to further educate UNB students, faculty and staff who wish to support members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community by creating...

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Psychology Colloquium: Sexual Well-Being: Are You There Yet?

Elaine Perunovic

Posted: March 10, 2020 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. E. Sandra Byers, UNB Fredericton, is a licensed clinical psychologist who teaches, conducts research, and provides therapy, primarily related to sexuality and sexual well-being. She will deliver a colloquium entitled "Sexual Well-Being: Are You There Yet?" on Friday, March 13 at 3 p.m. in Keirstead Hall's Snodgrass Lounge (K105). All are welcome and encouraged to...

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Mourning the passing of retired staff member Fred Klidaras

Communications Office

Posted: March 9, 2020 10:45:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired staff member Fedonos (Fred) Klidaras, who passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 26 in Fredericton, NB. He was 91. Originally from Olympia, Greece, Fred immigrated to Toronto in 1956. In 1970, he moved to Fredericton to work as a scientific technician in the geology department at UNB. He retired from UNB in 1994, after 24 years of...

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A COVID-19 reminder to the UNB community returning from March Break

UNB Communications

Posted: March 9, 2020 10:44:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Our top priority is the safety and well-being of the UNB community. As March Break ends and students return to classes, UNB’s COVID-19 Response Team would like to provide a few important reminders how we can prevent and limit the potential spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) across our campuses.   All members of the UNB community have a responsibility and a role to play in...

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Food service changes on Saint John campus

Cory Brown

Posted: March 9, 2020 10:43:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Beginning today, March 10, you may notice a few changes in food service on our campus. With the health and safety of our community as our top priority, we are eliminating many self-serve food stations and menu items to reduce the risk of spreading communicable diseases, specifically COVID-19. All self-serve items that remain in effect will undergo frequent sanitation processes which...

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Celebrate UNB Toward 2030

UNB Communications

Posted: March 9, 2020 10:40:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Please join us in celebrating the launch of the strategic vision: UNB Toward 2030. This is a bold and ambitious vision that seeks to capitalize and build upon our many strengths.   By working together to face the challenges of today and embracing the opportunities of tomorrow, UNB can make a major difference toward 2030 and build a brighter future for all.  The world needs more UNB....

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2020 Proudly UNB Awards Dinner

Diane McAdam

Posted: March 9, 2020 10:39:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


UNB Associated Alumni President Peter Syroid (BScME D-TME 98, MBA 03), cordially invites you to join us in celebrating the 2020 Proudly UNB Awards Dinner on Friday, April 3 in the Student Union Building. The Proudly UNB Awards is celebrating its 15th year of recognizing UNB alumni who have achieved great success through their professional and charitable pursuits, and extraordinary contributions...

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IBEC Speaker Series features Stephanie Fox

Nandi Kaul

Posted: March 9, 2020 10:38:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


IBEC's next Speaker Series will feature Stephanie Fox speaking on the "Business of Philanthropy," and will be held on Wednesday, March 11 at 12 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 303. Register here Stephanie Fox, Vice-President of the Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation, speaks on the ever-changing landscape of the philanthropic sector and suggests watching this TED Talk as a background to...

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RBC Lunch and Learn Speaker: Asif Hassan

Jade Alex-Ander Yhap

Posted: March 9, 2020 10:35:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship is pleased to welcome Asif Hassan, co-founder of SimpTek, as the next Lunch & Learn Speaker, presented by RBC. Asif considers himself a global citizen since he was blessed to be born in Bangladesh, studied in India, and started and grew a company in Canada. He co-founded an innovative technology company, SimpTek, that is...

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ASD-South Science Fair and STEM Expo South 2020 - CANCELLED

M. Hamden

Posted: March 9, 2020 10:25:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The ASD-South Science Fair & STEM Expo South 2020 will be held on Friday, March 13, from 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., in the G. Forbes Elliot Athletics Centre. Dr. Tim Alderson, Executive Chair, Mr. Darren White, Co-Chair, and Dr. M.H. (Moe) Hamdan, Chief Judge and Science Fair Coordinator, invite you to drop in to celebrate science and to extend a warm welcome to more than 100 ASD-South...

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Colloquium presented by Dr. David Speed-SJ

Mary Miernicki

Posted: March 9, 2020 10:22:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Dr. David Speed, candidate for the tenure track position in Social or Applied Social Psychology, will present the colloquium entitled, Applied and Basic Social Psychology: A Tale of Two Specializations, on Wednesday, March 11, from 2 – 3 p.m., in K.C. Irving Hall, 101.   All are welcome to attend.  Category: News and Notices Article Contact Information Contact: Mary...

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Faculty of Management: MBA Information Session

Nandi Kaul

Posted: March 9, 2020 10:20:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


Further your career through the Master of Business Administration at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton. Learn about how you can tailor the program directly to your field of work, whether that's accounting, quant, finance, or entrepreneurship. Meet with faculty, students and staff to find out why it’s never business as usual at UNB! Register for the upcoming MBA...

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RBC Student Pitch Competition 2020

Samson Odafe Okpara

Posted: March 9, 2020 10:19:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


On behalf of the J. Herbert Smith Centre for Technology Management & Entrepreneurship, we are pleased to invite you to attend the RBC Student Pitch Competition. Join us on March 31st at the Wu Conference Center to watch students deliver their ideas for exciting new products and services.   To reserve your spot please follow the link.  Register as an...

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Clarinet and piano performance by Philippe Prud'homme and Jean-Guy Boisvert

Lehanne Knowlton

Posted: March 9, 2020 10:15:00 AM ADT

Category: News and Notices


The Fine Arts Department at St. Thomas University is pleased to present a clarinet and piano performance by Montreal pianist Philippe Prud'homme and clarinetist Jean-Guy Boisvert. Together they will perform five suites by composers Nicolas Gilbert, André Hamel, Martin Kutnowski and Samy Moussa. This very eclectic program ranges from avant-garde aesthetics (Hamel), Argentine tango...

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UNB launches a new Coronavirus website

UNB Communications

Posted: March 6, 2020 10:45:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


With the heightened global awareness surrounding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), UNB is taking the threat of COVID-19 very seriously. UNB has created a website to provide information, supports, resources and the latest updates on COVID-19. You will also find links to general health precautions and frequently asked questions regarding communicable diseases, in particular COVID-19, at...

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Beyond A Single Day: Recognizing the Women of UNB

Presidential Bi-Campus Committee on Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Human Rights

Posted: March 6, 2020 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


International Women’s Day was acknowledged on March 8th as a day of unity, celebration, reflection and advocacy, and though we know much work remains, we want to extend this commitment to celebration. Women across the globe were celebrated for their achievements, their contributions, and their leadership within our lives, and reflections were made on the progress we’ve achieved...

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Spring Orientation - Volunteers needed

Dave Decker

Posted: March 6, 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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Celebrating International Women's Day 2020

Communications Office

Posted: March 6, 2020 10:39:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


International Women’s Day brings together communities from across the globe to celebrate the social, economic, political and cultural achievements of women, and calls us all to action to accelerate women’s equality in our communities. Recognized for well over a century, International Women’s Day held its first celebrations in 1911. This year, International Women’s Day...

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Payroll Services - Office Closure

Joanne Hodgson

Posted: March 6, 2020 10:38:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please be advised that the Payroll Office, Fredericton campus, will be closed the afternoon of Wednesday, March 11 for staff training. It will reopen Thursday, March 12 at 8:15 a.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 voicemail at 506-453-4632 and we will respond when we reopen. Category: News and...

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Call for Nominations - Dr. James Downey Leadership Award

Sherrie Lynch

Posted: March 6, 2020 10:35:00 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 made to student life by the student.  While past accomplishments are significant, recent...

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Mourning the passing of retired staff member Ronna Boyle

Communications Office

Posted: March 5, 2020 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired staff member Ronna Boyle, who passed away on Feb. 21, 2020 in Fredericton, NB. She was 85. Born in St. Stephen, NB, Ronna was hired to work in the serials department for UNB’s Harriet Irving Library in 1970. She began working in UNB Fredericton’s Law Library in 1973. She retired as senior library assistant in...

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IBEC Speaker Series features Stephanie Fox

Nandi Kaul

Posted: March 5, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


IBEC's next Speaker Series will feature Stephanie Fox speaking on the "Business of Philanthropy," and will be held on Wednesday, March 11 at 12 p.m. in Tilley Hall, 303. Register here Stephanie Fox, Vice-President of the Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation, speaks on the ever-changing landscape of the philanthropic sector and suggests watching this TED Talk as a background to...

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An Evening of Art and Cheer is back -CANCELLED

Lizabeth Lemon-Mitchell

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

Category: News and Notices


Thomas Merton once said, “’Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.’’ Come find and lose yourself with our MBA professional development students who, for the fourth year in a row, are hosting An Evening of Art and Cheer – a live paint off and craft tasting to support UNBF’s MBA Community Leadership Award.  The evening...

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Half price tickets for AUS men's hockey final

Andy Campbell

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

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


The REDS men's hockey team will host Acadia in the de ciding game of the Atlantic University Sport men's hockey championship series, on Friday, March 6 at 7 p.m. at the Aitken Centre. All staff and faculty will receive 50 per cent off tickets for Friday's game. Ordering on line, use the promo code: UNBSF50 (minimum one ticket, maximum 10 per customer). If purchasing at the AUC box office,...

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Mourning the passing of retired staff member Francis C. Dunn

Communications Office

Posted: March 4, 2020 10:44:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


Please join me in offering condolences to family and friends of retired staff member Francis (Frank) C. Dunn, who passed away on Feb. 18, 2020 in Fredericton, NB. He was 84. Originally from Cape Breton, NS, Frank graduated from Xavier Junior College and attended Saint Francis Xavier University. After university, he worked in the banking business – retiring after 30 years. Following...

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Peace and Friendship Treaty Days

Chelsea Cullins

Posted: March 4, 2020 10:43:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The University of New Brunswick is hosting Thomas Berger at its 5th Peace and Friendship Treaty Days on March 12 and 13 at the Wu Conference Centre. The theme for this year’s event is “You Cannot Own Another Life Form – Integrating Indigenous Understandings of Sharing into Land and Resource Use Decisions.” This is a timely topic, especially given the national protests...

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UNB students win big at Atlantic Engineering Competition

Angie Deveau

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

Category: News and Notices


Students from The University of New Brunswick recently competed and took home first and second place prizes in the 2020 Atlantic Engineering Competition (AEC). This year’s competition, which was hosted by UNB Fredericton from Jan. 23 - 26, brought together engineering students from 12 Atlantic Canadian universities to compete in a variety of technical competitions. During the event,...

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Nominate a Valedictorian

Sara Rothman

Posted: March 4, 2020 10:35:00 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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MusicUNB Concert + Masterclass - From Russia with Love

Yunjia Dai

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

Category: News and Notices


The MusicUNB Concert, From Russia with Love, will be held on Wednesday, March 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Artists: Paul Merkelo (trumpet) and Serhiy Salov (piano) In this exciting concert, powerhouse duo Paul Merkelo (trumpet) and Serhiy Salov (piano) explore some of the greatest works by Slavic composers by embracing the many personas of the trumpet – from the expressive to the...

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Research Data Management (RDM) Day 2020

Siobhan Hanratty

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

Category: News and Notices


This is an advance notice to all faculty, students and researchers of a Research Data Management (RDM) Day to be held on Thursday, April 2 at the Harriet Irving Library. The event will bring together UNB scholars, students, and service providers, and will be focused on the new Tri-Agency Data Management Policy, with an anticipated release in spring 2020.   The theme of this full-day event...

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UNB Award for Excellence in Research - Call for Nominations

Renee Audet-Martel

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

Category: News and Notices


This is a call for Nominations for the University of New Brunswick Award for Excellence in Research.  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...

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Water Music: For the Future of the Bay of Fundy

Lori Quick

Posted: March 3, 2020 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


World Water Day is an initiative of the United Nations to bring awareness to the importance of water resources and their sustainable management.  Since its inception in 1993, the project has gathered momentum and participants from all over the world, each inspired to educate and activate their communities through a variety of projects. Since 2011, the UNB Art Centre has recognized World...

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Final Feedback Requested

Working Group on the Principles of Naming or Renaming University Places

Posted: March 2, 2020 10:40:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The working group on the Principles of Naming or Renaming University Places is seeking final feedback from students, faculty and staff with respect to Ludlow Hall.  The working group is nearing the end of Phase One of its work, which is to assess the history of how Ludlow Hall was named, to consider concerns regarding the named building, Ludlow Hall, and to investigate Ludlow’s own...

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Call for Nominations - Dr. James Downey Leadership Award

Sherrie Lynch

Posted: March 2, 2020 10:38:00 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 students, you should write a letter outlining, in detai, contributions made to student life by them.  While past accomplishments are significant, recent...

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Research Talks - Does Preventative Care Reduce Acute Care?

Jennifer Moorcraft

Posted: March 2, 2020 10:35:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The New Brunswick Institute for Research, Data and Training (NB-IRDT) will host this Research Talk on Wednesday, Mar. 18, from 12 - 1 p.m., in Carleton Hall, 106. Does reducing the cost of preventive health care lower the use of acute health care? Dr. Herb Emery will present his research on the impact of cost-effective preventive health care services and whether more accessible preventive care...

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Employment Opportunity: Swim Instructor

Lauren Rogers

Posted: March 2, 2020 10:20:00 AM AST

Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness


UNB Recreation Services is hiring part-time swim instructors for the spring session (May-June) on Saturdays, from 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. For any inquiries please contact Lauren Rogers at 447-3104 or lrogers@unb.ca Full details are available on our website.   Category: Athletics Recreation and Wellness Article Contact Information Contact: Lauren Rogers Email Address: lrogers@unb.ca

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Antonio Formaro - Concert Pianist Performance

Lehanne Knowlton

Posted: March 2, 2020 10:15:00 AM AST

Category: News and Notices


The Fine Arts Department at St. Thomas University is pleased to present a performance by Antonio Formaro Tuesday, March 10 at 7 p.m. in McCain Hall, 101 on the St. Thomas University campus. Antonio Formaro is an Argentinian concert pianist of international stature, regularly appearing as a soloist with the most prestigious orchestras. He initially studied with Perla Brúgola and Manuel...

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