UPEI Vice-President Administration and Finance Jackie Podger served as master of ceremonies at the Canada Games announcement today on campus.
Posted: Friday, November 9, 2018 - 14:41

At an announcement held today in UPEI's McMillan Hall, the 2023 Canada Winter Games were officially awarded to the province of Prince Edward Island. Canada Games Council board member Lynn Blouin was on hand to present the Canada Games flag to the Honourable Robert Mitchell, Minister of Health and Wellness, and responsible for sport. UPEI's Vice-President Administration and Finance Jackie Podger served as the master of ceremonies as the University will be the site of the Athletes Village and the host of several sports during the Games.

Posted: Friday, November 9, 2018 - 13:43

UPEI Men’s Hockey plays a pair of home games this weekend. The Panthers host Dalhousie University Friday night at 7:00 pm. The team is back on the ice Saturday at 7:00 pm against St. Francis Xavier University

Branden Kelly, Ryan Drew, Dr. Karem J. Simon, Kendall Perry, and Michael Gallant
Posted: Friday, November 9, 2018 - 09:21

The UPEI Wind Symphony, under the direction of Dr. Karem J. Simon, will be performing a full recital of contemporary wind band music on Thursday, November 15 at 7:30 pm at the Homburg Theatre in Charlottetown.

Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 14:20

In a message issued to the campus community today, University of Prince Edward Island President Abd-El-Aziz thanked the Government of PEI for its support towards the construction of a new residence on the UPEI campus that will house 260 students. The Government announced the initiative as part of its Housing Action Plan.

Douglas Gibson
Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 14:13

Douglas Gibson is Canada’s most famous living book publisher and editor. 

Dr. Gert-Jan Nabuurs
Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 14:07

UPEI’s Climate Research Lab and the PEI Woodlot Owners Association (PEIWOA) will host a public talk on sustainable forestry practices to deepen our understanding of how climate change can affect forestry management.

“Crossing Troubled Waters” is published by Island Studies Press
Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 13:58

A new book from Island Studies Press will examine and compare the stories of abortion access in Prince Edward Island and Ireland. 

Dr. Joseph Glass
Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 13:51

The next presentation in the Island Studies Lecture series features Dr. Joseph Glass speaking on the life and times of Dr. Leo Frank.

Reese Baxendale and Jamesly Jerome
Posted: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 14:45

Congratulations to Reese Baxendale and Jamesly Jerome, the UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the Week for October 29 to November 4.

L-R: Christina Murray, Barb Neis, and Nora Spinks. Photo: Bojan Furst
Posted: Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 12:15

Dr. Christina Murray, Associate Professor of Nursing with UPEI’s Faculty of Nursing and Dr. Barb Neis, Project Director for the On the Move Partnership were recently awarded the 2018 Mirabelli-Glossop Award for Distinguished Contribution by The Vanier Institute of the Family.

Nora Spinks, CEO of The Vanier Institute, congratulated Drs. Murray and Neis, lauding both women for their work as leaders, scholars and collaborators.



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