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March 9, 2018

The Faculty of Business is pleased to present a candidate for a tenure track position in Marketing. On Friday, March 16, at 9:30 am in Kelley 211, Soyoung Kim will be presenting on 'Some Like It Warm: When and Why Warm Brands Make Better Partners'

All are welcome to attend. Please contact with any questions.

The Faculty of Business is pleased to present two candidates for the tenure-track position in Entrepreneurship.

The public presentations are as follows:

  • Monday, March 12, Dr. Dianne Tyers, 9:30 am in MCDH 329. Her presentation will be on The Experiences of Women Entrepreneurs Operating Businesses Cross-Culturally and Cross-Linguistically
  • Wednesday, March 14, Dr. Jarrod Wiener, 9:30 am in MCDH 329. His presentation will be on Entrepreneurship in Complex Regulatory Environments: A Research Agenda

All are welcome!

The Rotaract Club of UPEI meets weekly on Fridays at 2:00 pm, Robertson Library room 209 (room subject to change). Find us on facebook, all students welcome, always accepting new members!

Rotaract Club is a service club that works with leaders in the community to help local organizations, develop leadership skills, and have fun serving others.

All are welcome!

Head over to The Grille located in the WA Murphy Student Centre and try out our new and improved burgers made in-house. From March 12-16, Buy One, Get One Half-Off on Bacon Cheeseburgers starting at 11:30 am.

The Grille's menu can be viewed here!

The UPEI Mawi'omi Aboriginal Student Centre once again will host their annual Pow Wow on campus, featuring a Grand Entry at 10 am, followed by a mini Pow Wow with drumming, dancing, and cultural presentations. All are welcome to join in on Wednesday, March 14 in McMillan Hall at the W.A. Murphy Student Centre from 10 am to 2 pm!

The UPEI Department of Music Recital Series presents "Vocal Chamber Music", featuring UPEI Music majors in performance directed by Sung Ha Shin Bouey and Stephen Bouey. The recital will now take place Friday, March 16, 2018 at 7:30 pm at the Dr. Steel Recital Hall, UPEI Campus. 

Tickets will be available at the door. All are welcome!

In recognition of the outstanding performance and dedication of our faculty and staff, a number of annual awards have been created to acknowledge their efforts and achievements. 

Up to 10 Presidential Awards of Merit for UPEI Faculty, Librarians and Clinical Veterinary Professionals and four Presidential Awards of Merit for UPEI Staff will be awarded in 2018. These awards will be presented during a Celebration of Colleagues to be held on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 from 2:00-4:00 in McMillan Hall, W.A. Murphy Student Centre. 

Susan Connolly, Associate Vice-President, Human Resources & Legal, will lead the process and chair the committee to select award recipients. 

Nominations for both faculty and staff awards close on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. For further details on the awards and the nomination process, please visit here.

The UPEI Multicultural Song Circle meets every Tuesday in SDU Main Building Faculty Lounge from 4:30 - 5:30. This is a non-audition singing group that shares songs of the many cultures and countries on the UPEI campus for fun, friendship,relaxation, and music-making.

All students, staff, faculty and community are welcome. Come when you can!

March 8, 2018

From November 1 to April 30, winter restrictions on overnight campus parking are enforced. Parking Lot “A” is the only lot where overnight parking is permitted for the winter season. 

If vehicles are left in any parking lot other than Lot “A” during storms or before snow removal is complete, the vehicle will be towed at the owner's expense.

Facilities Management appreciates your co-operation to ensure parking lots are cleared safely. If you have any questions or concerns regarding winter parking, contact Mark Pharand, Manager, Security Services, at

UPEI is excited to present UPEI Mental Health Week 2018 from March 12 to 16. Our hope is to build a culture of care that nurtures and celebrates mental health and wellness of everyone in our UPEI community. The theme of Mental Health Week is ‘Relationships Matter’ and we encourage students, staff and faculty to connect and build relationships with others.

Every day from 10 am–3 pm, check out the following UPEI MHW 2018 feature activities:

  • Info Booth, Ball Pit & Build a Quilt (W. A. Murphy Student Centre Concourse)
  • Info Booth & Ask a Counsellor (Robertson Library Breezeway and AVC Foyer)
  • Zen Zone (W.A. Murphy Student Centre Day Lounge)

View the full UPEI Mental Health Week 2018 schedule

Dr. Kai Liu, Assistant Professor at the School of Mathematical and Computational Science will present "Predicting Forage Crop Loss in the Presence of Systemic Weather Risk Using Remote Sensing Data: An Insurance Application".

This is the second presentation in the Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning Series and will take place on Monday, March 12 at 3:15 pm in the Cass Science Hal, room 101.

The Faculty of Business is pleased to present a candidate for a tenure track position in Marketing.

On Friday, March 9 at 10:00 am in MCDH329 Mohammad Kayed will be presenting on "Channel Governance through Brand Equity: How Brand Equity Shapes Distribution Channel Structure."

Please contact with any questions. All are welcome to attend!

Graduate students Sarah Muthee and Angela Johnston (AHS-Nutrition) will present seminars on Friday, March 9, 2018 at 12:30 pm in Duffy Science, Room 204.

Sarah Muthee will present “Impact of nutrition and agricultural intervention on diet and food security of Kenyan women”, and Angela Johnston will present “Food literacy and food security among University students: Impact of a University Foods Course".

All are welcome!

In support of UPEI Mental Health Week, Relationships Matter, Robertson Library is presenting My Depression: The Up and Down and Up of It in our Movie Talks series.

Monday, March 12
7:00—8:30 pm
3rd floor, Robertson Library

Join us for this entertaining but enlightening film on the symptoms, emotions, and side effects of depression. It will help you to understand someone suffering from depression a little bit better and those who suffer from depression will not feel so alone. A discussion/Q & A period will follow the film. Free popcorn.

Everyone is welcome!

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) has asked UPEI’s Research Services Office and UPEI’s Sociology and Anthropology Department to promote the use of knowledge mobilization (KM) in research at UPEI.

On March 21 and 22, Mr. Steve Jreige, Analyst, Public Health Capacity and Knowledge Management Division, Atlantic Region, PHAC, will be on campus. His areas of interest are (1) Seniors Health and Aging (2) the Built Environment, and (3) Emergency Preparedness and Response.

On March 21, 10 – 11am, Mr. Jreige will provide a campus presentation on KM in the UPEI Faculty Association Lounge, Main Building. He will speak about his role as a Knowledge Mobilization Analyst and how that fits within the PHAC, and discuss the KM program being implemented at PHAC.

On March 21 and 22, he will also MEET WITH any individuals or research teams who wish to:

1) Discuss knowledge mobilization and research findings, and how PHAC can help in the KM process
2) Learn about how KM can be built into a future research project, and how PHAC can help
3) Discuss emerging issues in the three fields of study to which he is assigned
4) Learn more about KM

Half-hour meeting timeslots (single or double slots) for either day can be scheduled by emailing or phoning 628-4308.


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