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Beaconsfield Historic House
Posted: Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 10:16

The University of Prince Edward Island, along with the Canadian Commission for UNESCO (United Nations Education, Science and Cultural Organization), present “Science as a Right”, a panel discussion in recognition of the United Nations Human Rights Day. 

Posted: Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 08:31

Today, December 6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women, which marks the anniversary of the murders in 1989 of 14 young women at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal, because they were women: Geneviève Bergeron, Helene Colgan, Nathalie Croteau, Barbara Daigneault, Anne-Marie Edward, Maud Haviernick, Barbara Klucznik-Widajewicz, Maryse Laganière, Maryse Leclair, Anne-Marie Lemay, Sonia Pelletier, Michèle Richard, Annie St-Arneault, Annie Turcotte.

Rachel Colle and Filip Rydstrom
Posted: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 08:47

Congratulations to Rachel Colle and Filip Rydstrom, the UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the Week for November 26 to December 2.

Dr. Jason Doiron, Chair of the UPEI Department of Psychology, and Dr. Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, President and Vice-Chancellor hold their award certificates presented at the annual meeting of the Psychological Association of PEI
Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 22:38

The Psychological Association of Prince Edward Island (PAPEI) presented two prestigious awards to University of Prince Edward Island recipients in conjunction with its annual meeting on November 28. 

Dr. Brendan O'Grady accepts his 2017 Founders award from Dr. Alaa Abd-El-Aziz. Looking on is Megan Rix, VP Student Life, UPEI Student Union, who read the citation for Dr. O'Grady.
Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 22:02

University of Prince Edward Island President and Vice-Chancellor Alaa Abd-El-Aziz issued a statement today on the passing of UPEI Founder, honorary degree recipient, and professor emeritus, Dr. Brendan O’Grady.

Jenna Mae Ellsworth and Cody Payne
Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 09:31

Congratulations to Jenna Mae Ellsworth and Cody Payne, the UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the Week for November 19 to 25.

Dean Greg Keefe congratulates David Jamal, holding his daughter Naomi, on being named to the AVC Dean's Honour List.
Posted: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 15:12

Students and faculty at the Atlantic Veterinary College were honoured at the College’s 2018 Fall Awards and Recognition Night held on October 3. Approximately $170,850 in scholarships and awards was presented to DVM students. Dr. Susan Dawson, Biomedical Sciences, received the Zoetis Carl J. Norden Distinguished Teacher Award, and Dr. Oriana Raab, Companion Animals, the SCVMA Teacher of the Year Award. As well, students who achieved an average of 80% or higher in the 2017–18 academic year were named to the AVC Dean’s Honour List. Congratulations, everyone!

Danielle Burnett (centre) at the 12th International Sea Lice 2018 conference in Patagonia, Chile
Posted: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 14:59

Danielle Burnett, a student in AVC’s graduate studies program, presented at the 12th International Sea Lice 2018 conference held in Patagonia, Chile, from November 4–8. Her presentation, titled “Using a biological-physical model to quantify sea lice larval connectivity among salmon farms in the Broughton Archipelago, British Columbia, Canada,” won top prize in the “Best Oral Presentation” category. She is working toward her PhD in aquatic epidemiology. Congratulations, Danielle!

 

 

Flax Americana launches Thursday at 7:00 pm at Upstreet Craft Brewery
Posted: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 14:10

Dr. Joshua MacFadyen, an associate professor in the Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture program in UPEI’s Faculty of Arts, will launch his new book, Flax Americana: A History of the Fibre and Oil that Covered a Continent, on Monday, December 3 at 7:00 pm at Upstreet Craft Brewing in Charlottetown.

Robert Budd, Dr. Lydia Pan holding Emily, and Monica Gillis. Dr. Pan is Emily’s primary clinician.
Posted: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 14:06

Clients of AVC’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) got a “behind-the-scenes” look at some of the new and expanded specialty services offered by the hospital during the College’s third annual Client Appreciation Reception on November 1. 

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