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John Cousins and Georges Aresenault
Posted: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 10:24

From May 25–27, the Folklore Studies Association of Canada/L’Association canadienne d’ethnologie et de folklore will be holding its annual meeting at the University of Prince Edward Island in collaboration with the Institute of Island Studies. 

Posted: Friday, May 18, 2018 - 16:09

The University of Prince Edward Island Board of Governors approved a balanced operating budget of $120 million for the 2018–19 fiscal year at its May meeting last night.

“The annual operating budget outlines how operating expenditures of the University are funded,” said UPEI President and Vice-Chancellor Alaa Abd-El-Aziz. “Our budget process helps us identify opportunities to invest in strategic initiatives that expand UPEI’s community impact and global reach while minimizing the burden of tuition costs on our students.”

Matt Gamblin
Posted: Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 15:21

Chris Huggan, UPEI’s director of Athletics and Recreation, is pleased to announce Matt Gamblin has signed on to be the next head coach of the UPEI Women’s Basketball team.

Members of the Indigenous community perform the Honour Song as UPEI student Dawne Knockwood, President Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, Chief Brian Francis and Elder Junior Peter Paul prepare to raise the Mi'kmaq National Flag
Posted: Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 10:45

Approximately 100 people gathered on May 7 at UPEI Alumni Canada Games Place for the historic raising of the Mi'kmaq National Flag.

Congratulations, Class of 2018!
Posted: Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 09:31

AVC’s Class of 2018 celebrated their entry into the profession of veterinary medicine at two ceremonies—AVC’s annual White Coat Ceremony on May 11 and UPEI Convocation on May 12. 

Dr. Alice Crook accepts her award from Martin Mitchell (left), Ceva Santé Animale, and Dr. Johnson Chiang, President, World Veterinary Association, at the association's 34th annual Congress on May 6.
Posted: Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 09:11

Dr. Alice Crook, coordinator of the Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre at the Atlantic Veterinary College, has received international recognition for her work in animal welfare from the World Veterinary Association (WVA) and Ceva Santé Animale, a multinational veterinary pharmaceutical company. Click here to watch a video created by the WVA about Dr. Crook's work.

Dr. Dany MacDonald (left) accepts a Presidential Recognition Award for Combined Achievement from President and Vice-Chancellor Alaa Abd-Ed-Aziz.
Posted: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 15:40

UPEI’s annual Presidential Recognition Awards of Merit and 25-Year Service Awards were presented to faculty and staff at a ceremony on May 16, 2018. The awards, created by President and Vice-Chancellor Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, recognize outstanding performance and dedication to students and our community on-campus, provincially, and globally. 

Katherine Dewar
Posted: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 14:55

Island Studies Press will launch its newest book, Called to Serve: Georgina Pope, Canadian Nursing Military Heroine, by Katherine Dewar in both Charlottetown and Summerside.

Posted: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 10:53

UPEI’s School of Graduate Studies will be hosting the annual UPEI Graduate Studies and Research Conference May 16 through 18. 

Coach Darrell Glenn and Jack MacAulay
Posted: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 09:05

Darrell Glenn, coach of the UPEI Men’s Basketball team, is pleased to announced the recruitment of Jack MacAulay.

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