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David Earl
Posted: Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 09:50

A special guest lecture in the Island Studies Lecture Series takes place Thursday, May 3, at 7:00 pm in the Faculty Lounge in UPEI’s SDU Main Building. 

Dr. Helene Van Doninck with her husband, Murdo Messer (left), and Dr. Greg Keefe, dean of AVC (right)
Posted: Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 09:15

Nova Scotia veterinarian Helene Van Doninck is the winner of the Atlantic Veterinary College’s 2017 Award of Excellence in Veterinary Medicine and Animal Care. Dr. Greg Keefe, dean of AVC, presented the award to Dr. Van Doninck at the Atlantic Provinces Veterinary Conference in Halifax on April 21.

Mi'kmaq Elder Junior Peter-Paul (right) celebrates as the eagle takes flight.
Posted: Monday, April 30, 2018 - 10:58

On Thursday, April 26, Mi’kmaq Elder Junior Peter-Paul released an eagle that had been recovering from injury at AVC since March 31. Before he released the eagle, Elder Peter-Paul, joined by members of the Abegweit First Nations community and others, conducted a smudging and drumming ceremony. It was a very beautiful and moving experience!

Students and instructors explore computer science at IgniteCS@UPEI Camp 2017
Posted: Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 13:10

UPEI’s School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences is hosting a second year of the IgniteCS@UPEI camp aimed at young students interested in computer science. The free weekly camp begins the week of May 14 and runs through July 4.

This 25th anniversary image features covers of the programs created for the LMMI's biennial conferences since the first one in 1994.
Posted: Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 10:09

The L.M. Montgomery Institute (LMMI) at the University of Prince Edward Island is marking a major milestone today—April 26. On this date 25 years ago, the LMMI was launched with the goal of promoting research into, and celebrating, the life, works, culture, and influence of Prince Edward Island-born L.M. Montgomery, one of Canada’s most famous authors.

Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island
Posted: Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 11:22

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) has been granted full accreditation by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Council on Education (COE) for the next seven years.

Coach Gould with award-winning members of the 2017-18 UPEI Women's Basketball team, from left, Kiera Rigby, Jane McLaughlin, and Reese Baxendale
Posted: Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 11:21

University of Prince Edward Island Women’s Basketball head coach Greg Gould announced at a team meeting on Thursday that he will be retiring from the University. Coach Gould joined the Panthers in 2012, taking over a team that had a three-year, 2-58 record. He leaves the Women’s Basketball program with a 43-57 record, qualifying for the playoffs each year and leading the team to one of its most successful seasons in the last decade.

Dr. Javier Sanchez, associate professor of epidemiology
Posted: Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 11:14

Dr. Javier Sanchez, an associate professor of epidemiology at the Atlantic Veterinary College, has been selected to be part of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Meetings on Microbiological Risk Assessment Roster of Experts (JEMRA) for a five-year term.

Posted: Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 08:08

Fifteen ocean research projects based in Atlantic Canada have received more than $25 million in funding, an investment that’s expected to advance understanding of atmospheric and ecosystem change while also identifying ways to grow resource development in a sustainable way.

The School of Sustainable Design Engineering at UPEI
Posted: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 10:34

The University of Prince Edward Island’s School of Sustainable Design Engineering (SSDE) annual Student Design Expo will showcase the best in student, sustainable, and green engineering in Atlantic Canada on Friday, April 20. 

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