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| Athletics

Nathan Chow has committed to wear the green and white this season as a member of the UPEI Men’s Soccer team.

| People

Thabo Makgoba, the Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, South Africa, recently presented to students in UPEI’s new MBA in Global Leadership program.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre’s fifteenth annual Animal Welfare in Practice conference, scheduled for September 20–21, will focus on dairy cow welfare assessment. Among the experts who will share their knowledge about dairy cow welfare will be keynote speaker Dr. Kathryn Proudfoot, incoming director of the SJDAWC at the Atlantic Veterinary College.

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Bruce Donaldson, coach of UPEI’s Women’s Hockey team, is pleased to announce Shaylin McFarlane has committed to the Panthers for the 2019–2020 season.

| Athletics

The UPEI Women’s Rugby team has recruited Dayna Pitter to wear the green and white for the 2019–2020 season. 

| Atlantic Veterinary College

AVC honoured staff members for excellence and recognized retiring faculty and staff during its annual ice cream social on June 27.

| Research

University of Prince Edward Island history department professor Dr. Bruce Craig has been awarded the 2019 Mary Lee Spence Documentary Book Award for his most recent book, Portrait of a Prospector: Edward Schieffelin’s Own Story, published by University of Oklahoma Press, 2017. 

| Atlantic Veterinary College

A high-voltage transmission tower in Borden-Carleton, PEI, was the scene of a dramatic event on Wednesday, June 19. With the assistance of Fish and Wildlife PEI and Maritime Electric crews, Dr. David McRuer, wildlife health specialist with Parks Canada and an adjunct professor at AVC, removed a fledging eaglet from its nest, which was located inside the tower structure.

| People

Nimbus Publishing’s new edition of Imagining Anne: The Island Scrapbooks of L.M. Montgomery will be launched on July 25, from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm in the Robertson Library at the University of Prince Edward Island.

| University

Investments in climate change research, scientific innovation and post-secondary education are essential for providing increased access to higher learning for Canadians, and to develop meaningful collaboration with communities, industry leaders, researchers and regional governments.