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November 2, 2009

The Annual International Development Fair in Faculty of Education aims to showcase the projects that provide students specializing in International Education with an opportunity to learn about ways that they can become engaged in international development and promoting global awareness. This event is an important component of the International Development course offered in Faculty of Education. The fair will be held from 1-3 pm on Friday, November 6th in Memorial Hall 308. All students and staff are warmly invited to participate in this learning event and to exchange ideas on development issues.
Dr. Udo Krautwurst, Department of Sociology and Anthropology will give a seminar entitled "The Third Culture and/as Science at the ACCBR"; Thursday, November 5 at 10:30 am in AVC, Lecture Theatre "C". Everyone is welcome.      

October 30, 2009

Help children and youth discover the importance of science in their daily lives! Let's Talk Science is national science outreach program that pairs science-oriented graduate student volunteers with science teachers at schools across PEI; the common goal is to share the knowledge and passion of science with students. If you want to become a role model, inspire a future scientist, and have a few hours this year to volunteer, come find out more at our information and training session on November 4 at 3-5 pm in the Duffy Science building, Room 423. Pizza will be provided! For more information, contact
Dr. Michael van den Heuvel from the Department of Biology at UPEI will present a seminar entitled: “Environmental androgens: are fishes uniquely sensitive?” Dr. van den Heuvel’s presentation will be held on Tuesday, November 3 at 10:00 am in the Duffy Science Centre, Room 204.
This is to advise that the 2009-2010 UPEI Music Department Recital Series brochures are now available and being distributed across campus. If you don't receive one by end of day Monday, please call Susan at 566-0507 or e-mail
Congratulations to all who participated in the UPEI Hallowe'en Costume and Office Decoration Contest. Best Overall (office and costumes) - Registrar's Office Best Office decorations - AVC Dean's Office Best Group Costumre - Associate Dean's Academic & Student Affairs & Graduate Studies & Research Best Individual Costume - Jeffrey Wichtel

October 29, 2009

Due to a family illness the session tonight scheduled in The Wave at 4:30 pm has been cancelled.
Please be advised that the noon hour recital scheduled for Friday, October 30 at 1:40 p.m. in the Dr. Steel Recital Hall has been cancelled. The next recital in the UPEI Department of Music Recital Series will be a noon-hour recital and will occur on Friday, November 6, 1:40 p.m. in the Dr. Steel Recital Hall. Admission FREE.
The Island Studies Program at UPEI is pleased to welcome two doctoral candidates who will be sharing aspects of their ongoing research with the UPEI community and interested members of the public. Nand Bardouille - PhD candidate in international relations at York University, Ontario - will deliver a presentation entitled 'Socializing' Island Regions in World Politics: The Case of the Caribbean. Session to be held on Thursday, November 5, in the Faculty Lounge, Main Building, from 4 to 6 pm. Tetyana Obasogie Khalepo - PhD candidate at Pierre Mendes University of Grenoble, France - will deliver a presentation entitled Social Capital: Revealing a Hidden Resource (with special emphasis on the islands of St Pierre-et-Miquelon). Session to be held on Tuesday, November 10, in Lecture Room 'C', Ground Floor, Atlantic Veterinary College, from 3.30 to 5.15 pm. Light refreshments, courtesy of the Dean of Arts, will be available at both sessions. For additional information, kindly contact Dr Godfrey Baldacchino at (902) 566-0909 or All are welcome!
Are you interested in attending a 1-2 full day (8 hour) Basic Spill Response training session on campus? This Basic Spill training session will ensure that all personnel are able to safely react in the event of a spill or emergency. Additionally, personnel will be able to deal with, low threat spills in a safe manner, without initiating a higher level response. More information on the training can be found on the Health and Safety website under Upcoming Training If you are interested in this training please contact Debbie McKie at 566-0605 or before Oct 30/09.
“Students Come First” Project Grants for Faculty Deadline-October 30 (1st deadline) Student Engagement Dissemination Grant for Faculty Deadline-October 30 For further information and upcoming events

October 27, 2009

Dr. Geraldine Gouhier, Professeur des Universites, Universite de Rouen, Mont Saint Aignan, France "Homologation of Cyclodextrins Supported on Ionic Liquids and New Applications in MRI" Friday, October 30, 2009 12:30 pm, KC Irving Chemistry Centre Room 128
Dr. Kim Critchley, Dean of Nursing will be away from her office October 28 until November 4. In her absence Professor Mary Jean McCarthy will be Acting Dean.
On October 29, the UPEI Executive-style MBA Program presents guest speaker, Doug McGregor. Doug is Chairman and Co-CEO of RBC Capital Markets. His topic will be: Canada's Economy and Canadian Banks' Performance through the Financial Crisis and into the Recovery. Thursday, October 29, 6:00-7:15 p.m., Alex H. MacKinnon Auditorium, McDougall Hall, UPEI reception, sponsored by RBC Dominion Securities, to follow in Schurman Market Square. We encourage you to call (902)566-6474 or email: to reserve a seat.
Please join the Accounting Office Staff on October 29 as they wish Doreen Foster a fond farewell. After 16 years with UPEI, Doreen is retiring. The farewell to Doreen will be held at the Faculty Lounge, Main Building, from 3 - 5 pm. All are welcomed. For additional information, please contact Linda Dumont at 0410 or Lynda Walker Birt at 5150.


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