The National Day of Mourning, or Workers’ Mourning Day, originated in Canada in 1984 and is now observed annually in over 100 countries on April 28. On this day, all levels of government, workplaces, workers, and community members honour the memory, pay respect to, and show support for those who have been adversely affected by serious incidents in workplaces that have resulted in fatalities or life-changing injuries or illnesses.
UPEI’s Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) is proud to partner with the Prince Edward Island BioAlliance and the Fish Health Section of the American Fisheries Society (FHS) to co-host the eighth International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health (ISAAH 2018). The 2018 event will be held at the Prince Edward Island Convention Centre from September 2 to 6 in beautiful Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
A team of students from the UPEI Faculty of Business placed sixth at the 2017 Options Trading Simulation, hosted by the TMX Montreal Exchange.
UPEI Women’s Hockey coach Bruce Donaldson confirmed Camille Scherger has committed to play for the Panthers. Scherger is from Lloydminster, Alberta.
Charlottetown’s Mike Conway will speak about his book Home Plate, Blue Helmet at the next OpenPages event, Wednesday, April 26, at 7:00 pm in UPEI’s Robertson Library.
Google is providing funding for an exciting new initiative led by students in UPEI’s School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences (SMCS).
UPEI is hosting the annual Girls Get WISE Science Retreat on Friday, April 28 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm in the School of Sustainable Design Engineering. The event is open to girls in grades 7 to 9.
The University of Prince Edward Island is partnering with Humber College to present The Insider’s Guide to Writing and Publishing for Young Readers: a workshop for writers of literature for children and young adults.
The Atlantic Book Award Society recently announced the nominees for the 2017 Atlantic Book Awards. Among the nominees for the Democracy 250 Atlantic Book Award for Historical Writing is New London: The Lost Dream by John Cousins, published by Island Studies Press at UPEI.
The University of Prince Edward Island's School of Sustainable Design Engineering (SSDE) annual Student Design Expo on April 21 will kick off a three-day showcase of the best in student, sustainable, and green engineering in Atlantic Canada.