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Posted: Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 08:21

All UPEI Alumni, corporate partners, season ticket holders, and Panther fans are invited to Red Shores Racetrack and Casino to help us kick off the 2016/2017 season! 

Myrtle Jenkins-Smith, Gordon MacKay, Mary MacInnis, Kirk Muise, and Dr. Alaa Abd-El-Aziz at the recent opening of the RBC Concourse in UPEI’s School of Sustainable Design Engineering
Posted: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 14:35

At the recent opening of the new School of Sustainable Design Engineering building, UPEI was proud to dedicate one of the building’s main throroughfares as the RBC Concourse. The RBC Concourse was named in honour of a generous donation to UPEI’s Inspire! Campaign by RBC.

Rebecca Chapman
Posted: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 10:22

Every week, UPEI Athletics and Recreation recognizes two student athletes for their hard work and dedication to their respective sports. Congratulations to Rebecca Chapman (women’s rugby) and Brett Strba (men’s soccer), the UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the week for September 5-11!

Dr. Robert Gilmour, UPEI's vice-president academic and research, at the OFI announcement in Halifax
Posted: Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 11:17

The Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI), led by Dalhousie University, represents an historic partnership with Memorial University of Newfoundland and the University of Prince Edward Island. It will be one of the world’s most significant international ocean science collaborations. OFI will focus on the globally significant Northwest Atlantic and Canadian Arctic gateway. With this investment, Canada is now a world leader in ocean science.

L-R: MP for Charlottetown Sean Casey, UPEI President and Vice-Chancellor Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, AVC Dean Greg Keefe, Premier Wade MacLauchlan, Hon. Lawrence MacAulay, CRC in Marine Natural Products Russ Kerr, and Chemistry Department Chair Rabin Bissessur
Posted: Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 16:23

The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri Food, and Sean Casey, Member of Parliament for Charlottetown, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), today joined representatives from the University of Prince Edward Island to announce over $811,000 in Government of Canada assistance for four projects at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) in support of research and enhanced service delivery in various disciplines.

Posted: Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 13:16

UPEI Athletics and Recreation is excited to announce the 2016 Mulligan Cup Invitational and Soccer Festival schedule and invites the community to come out and enjoy ‘the beautiful game’, September 2–4, at the Terry Fox Sports Complex in Cornwall.

Posted: Friday, August 26, 2016 - 14:47

Young Islanders are invited to attend YDAY, a new summit that will bring together youth from across Prince Edward Island to help shape policies and opportunities that meet the interests of young people.

YDAY is a full-day event to discuss opportunities for youth on Prince Edward Island and strategies related to youth, including employment, entrepreneurship, skills and training, migration and demographic shifts, labour market challenges, and more. The event is scheduled to take place on Friday, October 21 at Holland College in Charlottetown.

A Vanished Ideology is published by SUNY Press
Posted: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 09:41

While a number of books and articles have been written about Jewish Communist organizations and their supporters in particular countries, an academic treatment of the overall movement has yet to be published.

NSO helps incoming students connect with the campus and community
Posted: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 09:35

New Student Orientation (NSO) is an annual tradition at UPEI to help incoming students get their bearings at their new school and put them on the path to success.

Students “play tourist” with the famous bronze sculpture of Sir John A. MacDonald in Charlottetown
Posted: Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 11:17

UPEI students took their island tourism course to its logical, practical end by mingling with tourists from the cruise ship MS Veendam when it docked earlier this month in Charlottetown.

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