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Posted: Friday, July 26, 2013 - 10:39
UPEI Athletics and Recreation would like to determine the level of interest from students and community members in forming a power-lifting club to be based out of UPEI's Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre. Those interested are invited to an information meeting in the Sports Centre boardroom on Wednesday, July 31 at 7:00 pm. More information is available by emailing panthercentral@upei.ca or by...
Posted: Friday, July 26, 2013 - 07:07
The Federation of Canadian Music Festivals will host the 2013 National Competition August 8-10, at Sir Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario. It is exciting for Prince Edward Island to be sending three solo competitors to this prestigious national festival. All three are students of the Department of Music at UPEI. Echo Lau, piano, a student of Dr. Frances Gray, graduated this...
Posted: Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 07:41
Two UPEI music students-Morgan Wagner and Emily Emberton- were nationally recognized after placing second and third, respectively, in the Canadian Music Educators' Association's Kenneth Bray Undergraduate Essay Competition. This year's annual competition attracted 30 submissions from across Canada. Students select their own topic, but it must be relevant to current...
Posted: Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 05:10
The UPEI Alumni Association will present its annual Distinguished Alumni and Inspiring Young Alumni awards on Friday, July 26 at 3:30 pm in UPEI's Faculty Lounge, Main Building, as part of this year's summer reunion weekend. This year's recipients are the Honourable J. Armand DesRoches, SDU'63 and J. Paul S. Young, BSc'02, BScR'07, MBA'12. DesRoches...
Posted: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 09:52
The Climate Research Lab at the University of Prince Edward Island is offering a new and valuable tool for researchers who require climate projections for anywhere on the planet. The lab has downloaded raw data from 40 global climate models and translated, analyzed, verified, and converted it into a usable dataset for researchers. 'This is the world's most advanced science, and will...
Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 07:54
(L to R): ARCPEI board member Alyssa MacAusland; UPEI Rainbow Alliance president Ashley Arsenault; Treena Smith, member of the UPEI Action Committee on Sexuality and Gender Diversity; and Vickie Johnston, director of Student Affairs at UPEI raise the pride flag in recognition and support for the LGBTQQ2T community. The flag was raised on Monday, July 8 on the UPEI campus to kick off PEI's Pride...
Posted: Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 06:01
Suzanne Nicholson, a fifth-year UPEI student will swim across the Northumberland Strait this summer to raise funds for the UPEI swim team. This year marks Nicholson's last on the team and she hopes her fundraiser will motivate her teammates and the UPEI community to challenge themselves when setting goals. Nicholson, a UPEI swim record-holder, is described by many as 'a true...
Posted: Monday, July 8, 2013 - 08:16
UPEI's Panther Academy will deliver a week-long soccer camp at Three Oaks High School in Summerside, July 29-August 2. The full-day camp will be led by UPEI soccer head coach Lewis Page and will feature drills, a skills challenge, mini world cup, and a player assessment. The Panther Academy soccer camp offers everything a young player needs in order to improve and advance. The...
Posted: Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 11:53
UPEI Athletics and Recreation announced this week the extension of women's basketball head coach Greg Gould to an additional three-year contract, through to the end of the 2015-16 season. Gould joins men's basketball head coach Tim Kendrick as the second coach this year to sign a three-year extension at UPEI. 'Having Greg sign for a longer term to lead the women...
Posted: Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 11:23
They are as connected to the Prince Edward Island identity as red pigtails and sandy beaches-lupine flowers burst into colourful blossoms just as the Island summer hits its peak. A UPEI research project is looking for input from the public to help answer questions about the genetics of this iconic flower. 'We're accustomed to seeing big patches of lupines along the roads...

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