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February 21, 2019

The Faculty of Science Graduate Studies Committee invites the campus
community to a presentation by Sarah Hewko (Applied Human Sciences) entitled: "The early retiree divests the workplace: Quantitative analysis of retirement decision-making among health professionals". 

Everyone is welcome. This event is today at 12:30 pm in room 204 of Duffy Science Centre. 

All are invited to attend a special Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering Graduate Research Seminar, on Friday, February 22, at 12 noon, in SDE 202. Dr. Atul Pathak from Biovectra will be speaking on "An Emerging Paradigm in the Global Pharmaceutical Industry".

Speaker: Dr. Joel Ross, Faculty of Science
Title: Synaptic dysfunction in human neurons with autism-associated genetic variants
 
This event is Monday, February 26 at 3:30 pm in AVC Lecture Theatre B. 

Are you interested in submitting a story for Grain Magazine's Indigenous Writers and Storytellers Issue (www.grainmagazine.ca/indigenous-writers-and-storytellers-issue) but are having issues making your story sound just right? Well, the Mawi'omi Centre will be hosting a writing workshop on February 26 to help you send in the best story you can!

Join us Monday, February 26 from noon to 2:00 pm in room 312 of the Robertson Library. 

The Faculty of Education would like to invite you to a public presentation by Dr. Andre P. Grace, The Comprehensive Sexual Health of Canadian Youth: Employing the Comprehensive Health Education Workers Project to Emphasize Education and Intervention.
 
This event is Monday, February 26 at 1:00 pm in Memorial Hall 417.
 
 

Expert and novice instructors alike find it challenging to write effective statements for assessment of learning. This workshop will provide you with some evidence for what is relevant and effective. It will provide you with a systematic approach for writing statements. And it will provide you with an alternative method to the standard learning outcome or objective. The workshop takes place on Monday, February 25th from 10:30 am to 11:30 am in Room 265 of the Robertson Library. REGISTER

The next event in the series being presented by the Faculty Development Office and the Indigenous Education Advisory Circle’s faculty development committee will occur on Tuesday, February 26, from 2:30-3:30 in SDMB 201 (Faculty Lounge). Gerald Wandio will facilitate a discussion of the article "Mandatory Indigenous Studies courses aren't Reconciliation, they're an easy way out" by Rauna Kuokkanen. Rabble.ca. 2016. Please read the article and come discuss it! It's available at http://rabble.ca/blogs/bloggers/campus-notes/2016/03/mandatory-indigenous-studies-courses-arent-reconciliation-theyre

Fathers and mothers, grandfathers and grandmothers, and anyone who cares for children are invited to "Raising Confident, Competent Children", the second in three free Triple P Positive Parenting Seminars, presented by Dr. Philip Smith, Psychology. It's not necessary to have attended the first session to attend this one. For more information, and to sign up for free child care, visit triplep-parenting.ca.

This events is Wednesday, February 27 at 7:00 pm in room 207 of the Murphy's Community Centre, 200 Richmond Street, Charlottetown.

February 20, 2019

The Faculty of Science Graduate Studies Committee invites the campus community to a presentation by Sarah Hewko (Applied Human Sciences) entitled: "The early retiree divests the workplace: Quantitative analysis of retirement decision-making among health professionals". 

This event is Friday at 12:30 pm in room 204 of the Duffy Science Centre. Everyone is welcome.

Every UPEI Alumni who registers will receive one FREE Island Storm Basketball game ticket for the last home game of the season March 30th - 7pm when the Storm take on the Cape Breton Highlanders! Get spotted in the crowd wearing UPEI gear and you could be rewarded with a fantastic prize!

Register for your FREE ticket by contacting Kathy Weatherbie at krweatherbie@upei.ca or at 902-566-0687 before noon on March 25. 

Enjoy the game!

The Faculty of Education formally announces the upcoming PhD defense by
Brittany Jakubiec titled "Out of the Box: Queerying Identity Development for Sexual and Gender Minority Youth in Prince Edward Island".

All are welcome to attend Brittany's public presentation, taking place on Tuesday February 26, 2019 from 2:30 - 3:00 pm in the Irving Chemistry Centre room 104.

Please note the Summer Catalogue is now available for viewing on myupei. The Catalogue can also be found here: http://www.upei.ca/discovermore/course-catalogue. Registration for students opens on Tuesday, February 19th.

Next article to be discussed at the Animal Welfare Journal Club is:
Fawcett A, Mullen S, McGreevy P. 2018. Application of Fraser's"Practical" Ethic in Veterinary Practice, and its compatibility with a "One Welfare" framework. Animal 8, 109; available at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6071015/
All welcome!

All are invited to attend a special Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering Graduate Research Seminar, on Friday, February 22, at 12 noon, in SDE 202. Dr. Atul Pathak from Biovectra will be speaking on "An Emerging Paradigm in the Global Pharmaceutical Industry".

The monthly meeting of the UPEI & Friends Neuroscience Journal Club will be held Friday, February 22nd from 3-4 pm in the "Fishbowl" of the Duffy Research Centre (NRC). This will be a "meet and greet" discussion with our special invited speaker, Dr. Jay Penney from MIT, who will present a seminar in AVC Lecture B at 2 pm that day. All faculty, staff and students with an interest in neuroscience research are welcome.

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