Wednesday, October 28, 2020

New UNB Saint John residence to open in November

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The new residence building is due to open next month. Read on to find out the story behind it and the new features it will have.  The new residence building is being named after Dr. Barry Beckett and...

Fishery dispute continues as non-Indigenous fishers destroy Indigenous supply, equipment

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Since September, non-Indigenous lobster fishers in Southwestern Nova Scotia have been harassing and threatening Mi'kmaq fishers of the Sipekne’katik First Nation, who say they are exerting their 1752 treaty rights to fish for a "moderate livelihood". Fishers...

2020 UNB Fall Convocation to go virtual

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Though initially planned to be in-person, both UNB campuses’ fall convocations will be held virtually, as announced on October 8. Both Saint John's and Fredericton’s ceremonies will now be held on Saturday, November 7.

Virtual “Beyond the Bare Minimum” panel to discuss 2SLGBTQIAP+ issues

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This month, the office of the Campus Sexual Assault Support Advocates (CSASAs) in Fredericton is hosting a conversation panel that will discuss sexual coercion and abuse in 2SLGBTQIAP+ lives.  (UNB Student Union/Facebook) “Beyond the Bare...

COVID-19 outbreak hits New Brunswick

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On Tuesday, October 6, New Brunswick Public Health declared an outbreak of COVID-19 in Notre Dame special care home in Zone 1 of the province (Moncton) with two cases identified.  COVID outbreak location identified as Notre Dame special care...

SRC election results in with only two per cent voter turnout

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On Saturday, October 10, the results of the Fall 2020 UNB-SRC by-election came in. Both unopposed candidates won their positions. (UNB/Website) Candidates Charlotte Fanjoy and Clara Kelly elected to sought positions Charlotte...

Virtual job fair for post-secondary students

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A free virtual job fair for post-secondary students is being held on Wednesday, October 14, and Thursday, October 15 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. (Government of New Brunswick/Website) Hosted by Working N.B. and...

Voting week kicks off for the UNB-SRC 2020 Fall By-election

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The time to vote for the rest of the 2020-2021 UNB-SRC has come. Get to know more about the two unopposed candidates for this election and what will happen with the remaining open positions.  (UNB-SRC/Facebook)

UNB announces plan for Winter 2021 academic term

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On October 5, the President’s Office released a statement outlining how the 2021 winter term will be delivered at UNB for undergraduate students.  (Wolf Düchtel/The Baron) The winter semester will be delivered in the same...

UNB Sustainability Week to be virtual this year

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UNB is hosting its third annual Sustainability Week from October 13-19 online this year. This will include several virtual events such as a green business panel and sustainable food discussions. There will also be an educational series showing how UNB is working...