Dr. Ian Gardner, Canada Excellence Research Chair in Aquatic Epidemiology at UPEI, has been honoured by the University of California Davis (UC Davis) School of Veterinary Medicine with a 2016 Alumni Achievement Award for his outstanding contributions to veterinary epidemiology.
AVC faculty and staff were rewarded for their achievements and dedication at two events held at UPEI recently.
The Atlantic Veterinary College’s 2016 Graduate Studies and Research Days (GS&R Days) concluded on Friday, May 13, with the presentation of awards to participating graduate students and post-doctoral fellows.
Dr. Frederick Kibenge, Chair of the Department of Pathology and Microbiology at AVC, has published his first book, Aquaculture Virology. Co-edited by Dr. Marcos Godoy, Center for Applied Biological Research (CIBA) in Chile, the book examines the main virus families and diseases relevant to aquaculture.
University of Prince Edward Island Women’s Soccer Coach Graeme McDonald is pleased to announce that Rogersville, New Brunswick native Tyffanie Bordage has committed to the Panthers for the 2016–17 season.
Coach McDonald says, “Tyffanie lives and breathes soccer and is very passionate about the game. She has excellent technique, explosive speed, and can score goals. She is an exciting player who works very hard and everyone will feed off her energy and enthusiasm. I am delighted to have her join the squad.”
The twelfth annual PEI Nursing Research to Practice Conference is being held May 27 in Don and Marion McDougall Hall at the University of Prince Edward Island.
Kurt Laird of Laird Tree Care donated and planted an oak sapling on UPEI campus to celebrate National Arbour Day, May 20.
National Police Week began in Canada in 1970 as a way to connect with communities and increase awareness about the services that police provide. This year, National Police Week runs from May 16-21, and is an opportunity to highlight the important role that police play in the safety and security of all people across Canada.
Prometheus Reconsiders Fire, a new book of poetry by Dr. Brent MacLaine, will be launched at a public event on Wednesday, May 25, at 7:30 p.m., in the North River Fire Hall’s Ember Room.