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December 17, 2018

Dr. Stephen Howard is retiring on December 31st after 34 years of service to the University. The School of Mathematical & Computational Sciences invites the campus community to a retirement reception for Stephen on Tuesday, December 18th from 2 to 4 pm at Schurman Market Square, McDougall Hall. Light refreshments will be served. 

We hope you can join us to wish Stephen all the best in his retirement.

Dr. Jason Hickey (UNB, Fredericton) will describe his experiences working as a nursing instructor and doing research in Qatar, a traditional Muslim country in the Middle East.
 
This events is today at noon in Memorial 417.

The Biology Department invites the campus community to a research talk presented by Dr. Patrick Murphy, candidate for a tenure-track faculty position in Biology. The title of the talk is "Unraveling Metabolic Regulation with Proteomics and Metabolomics" and will be held on Monday, December 17th at 1:00 p.m. in Duffy Science Centre 204. All are welcome.

The Faculty of Education invites all to attend Amanda Brazil's public presentation of her PhD research titled:Everyone goes home: Exploring the implicit learning of critical incidents in the volunteer fire service.

Originally scheduled for Tuesday, December 18 at 9:30 am, the presentation has been moved up to Monday, December 17 at 2:45 pm in Memorial Hall 417 due to impending weather. 

 

Once again MHW will be hosting “Let’s Listen”, UPEI’s Mental Health Week Wrap-up event. We are looking for up to six members of the UPEI community (students, faculty, and staff) who would be willing to share their personal and/or supportive experience with mental health. You would be asked to speak for approximately 5 minutes in a safe, relaxed, and non-judgmental environment, and then engage in small group discussions with the support of professional staff as co-facilitators. You will have the full support of a representative from the UPEI Counselling Services to prepare and work with you throughout the presentation. 

If you’re interested in being a part of our Let’s Listen event and are willing to share your story, please contact Grace Gibson at ggibson@upei.ca by Wednesday, Jan. 16th. 

Let’s Listen to be held: Fri. February 1st, 3:30 - 5:00, The Fox & Crow

Need a hand submitting your final grades? Online instructions can be found on Moodle (https://moodle31.upei.ca/course/view.php?id=133). 
In person help will be available on December 19th from 10am-12pm in the Robertson Library LINC (RL 265). 
If you have any questions please contact moodle@upei.ca.

December 13, 2018

The University of Prince Edward Island and the UPEI Alumni Association invite you to the UPEI New Year's Levee! Join us as we kick off the celebration of UPEI's 50th Anniversary!

Tuesday, January 1, 2019, 11:30am - 1pm
Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering

For more information: 902-566-0687 / alumni@upei.ca

The UPEI Faculty Association Office will be closed from Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 to Tuesday, January 1st, 2019 inclusive. The office will re-open on Wednesday, January 2nd. For immediate assistance, please contact:
FA President, Nola Etkin at netkin@upeifa.org, 566-0693 or 
FA Vice-President Michael Arfken at marfken@upei.ca, 566-0337.
Thank you!

Jack Frost Winterfest 20% Discount for UPEI Alumni, Faculty and Staff

The UPEI ALUMNI ASSOCIATION is offering an exclusive 20% DISCOUNT for UPEI ALUMNI, FACULTY and STAFF attending JACK FROST WINTERFEST! 

Help celebrate UPEI’s 50th Anniversary by visiting the UPEI booth in the lobby of the Eastlink Centre on Saturday, February 16th between 1:00pm and 3:00pm. 
Say Hello to Pride the Panther and some of his Jack Frost Character Friends, get some Free Swag, Free Cookies, and Enter to WIN some Awesome Prizes!

From January 2nd – February 8th register with the UPEI Alumni office to receive your special promotion code for discount on ticket purchases and be automatically entered for your chance to win up to 4 Jack Frost Weekend Passes. 
The lucky winners will be contacted on February 11th. 
Contact Sarah today at shastelow@upei.ca or by calling 902-566-0615.

Once you have your promo code you will be all set to purchase your Weekend Passes.

For tickets and the full schedule visit
jackfrostfestival.com

The Faculty of Education invites all to attend Charlene Vanleeuwen's public presentation of her PhD research titled: Fusions of Horizons: The meaning of community-based learning for Kenyan university students.

This event is Friday, December 14 at 3:00 pm in room 105 of UPEI's Health Sciences Building. All are welcome.
Title: The role of emotional entropy in dismantling ethnocentric Paradigms: American student encounters with power, privilege, and global agency through service-learning in India. 
Location: HSB 104
Date: Friday December 14th
Time: 12:00 to 1:00.
All are welcome to attend

The Faculty of Education invites all to attend Amanda Brazil's public presentation of her PhD research titled: Everyone goes home: Exploring the implicit learning of critical incidents in the volunteer fire service.

Originally scheduled for Tuesday, December 18 at 9:30 am, the presentation has been moved up to Monday, December 17 at 2:45 pm in Memorial Hall 417 due to impending weather.

Are you considering cancelling one of your classes due to a scheduling conflict? Consider a professional skills development workshop instead – UPEI’s Professionalization program, run through the Office of Experiential Education, offers customized in-class workshops. Possible topics include: interpersonal communication, teamwork, career development, and resume writing. For more information or to schedule a workshop, contact Tara Corman at tcorman@upei.ca.

Dr. Jason Hickey (UNB, Fredericton) will describe his experiences working as a nursing instructor and doing research in Qatar, a traditional Muslim country in the Middle East.
 
This event is Monday, December 17 at noon in Memorial 417. 

The deadline for Animal Care Protocol Submissions (new, renewal, or amendment) is Friday, January 4th for the January meeting. 

Ensure you download the current forms from http://www.upei.ca/research/research-services/research-certifications/animal-care, use the most current Adobe Reader to complete forms (only current forms will be accepted). To view any UPEI ACC SOPs and Polices, they can be accessed through myUPEI at https://portal.upei.ca/facultystaff/administrativeservices/AVCAnimalCare/Pages/default.aspx. 

Both the signed hard copy and electronic protocol submission must be submitted by the deadline date.
• Submit one copy of original protocol with signature to AVC - North Annex, Biomedical Sciences Dept., Rm 2302
• Submit an electronic copy to animalcare@upei.ca

Those protocols received after the deadline will be reviewed the following month. The Committee requires at least one month for processing applications.

For more information, please contact Sherri Pineau, ACC Administrative Assistant at 902-566-0973.

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