The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, recently announced that 45 social sciences and humanities research projects have been awarded federal funds to assess and mobilize knowledge in the areas of emerging technologies, energy, and natural resources in Canada. Among the successful projects is one by Dr. Sean Wiebe, associate professor of education at the University of Prince Edward Island.
Green thumbs from across the UPEI campus recently came together to plant St. Dunstan’s Gardens. Vegetables grown in the gardens will be used by the Soup for the Soul project, which provides free healthy soup once a month as an outreach of the UPEI Chaplaincy Centre.
Dr. Ryan O’Connor, a historical consultant, writer, and graduate of the University of Prince Edward Island, was recently honoured with the J.J. Talman Award from the Ontario Historical Society (OHS) for his book The First Green Wave: Pollution Probe and the Origins of Environmental Activism in Ontario, published by UBC Press.
UPEI’s Island Studies Press will mark two firsts with its book launch on Wednesday, July 13, 7 pm, at Upstreet Craft Brewery on Allen Street in Charlottetown.
University of Prince Edward Island Women’s Basketball Head Coach Greg Gould is pleased to announce Lauren Shallow has committed to the Panthers for the upcoming 2016-17 season.
Graduating students are highly satisfied (87%) with the overall quality of post-secondary education (PSE) they have received across the region’s universities and community colleges.
The L.M. Montgomery Institute (LMMI) at UPEI has launched an exciting tool for scholars researching the life and legacy of Lucy Maud Montgomery.
The Climate Research Lab at UPEI has begun its summer field season by flying its fleet of drones over Prince Edward Island.
Sixteen distinguished individuals, including UPEI’s very own chancellor, Dr. Don McDougall, received honorary degrees when Western University hosted its Convocation this spring.
Chancellor McDougall received a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LL.D.) at the June 14, 2016 ceremony. (Western University has 16 convocation ceremonies.)
The University of Prince Edward Island named two of its distinguished faculty members as the recipients of the Jeanne and J.-Louis Lévesque Research Professorships in Nutrisciences and Health.