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Posted: Wednesday, April 4, 2012 - 04:49
Linden MacIntyre, distinguished Canadian journalist, broadcaster, and novelist, will read from his new novel, Why Men Lie, on Wednesday, April 11 at 7:30 pm, in the Confederation Centre Art Gallery. MacIntyre has won nine Gemini Awards, an International Emmy, an ACTRA Award, and numerous other honours for his writing and journalistic excellence. Born in Newfoundland, and raised in Cape Breton,...
Posted: Tuesday, April 3, 2012 - 10:34
The Prince Edward Island BioAlliance, in partnership with the University of Prince Edward Island and Innovation PEI, recently held its 5th Annual Bioscience Business Marketing Competition for students from Dr. Susan Graham's Business Marketing Course at the University of Prince Edward Island. Over 22 teams totaling more than 120 students were judged on the marketing strategies they...
Posted: Tuesday, April 3, 2012 - 08:34
The UPEI Hockey Mommas Paderno Challenge Cup recently brought together female hockey teams from the Atlantic region to raise an impressive $8,000 for breast health programs in PEI. The fundraiser, known as 'the' tournament for female hockey players 35+ in Atlantic Canada, took place March 30 to April 1. The UPEI Hockey Mommas Paderno Challenge Cup fosters the development of women...
Posted: Monday, April 2, 2012 - 10:28
The 2011-2012 UPEI Recital Series will end on a high note on Tuesday, April 3rd when the UPEI Jazz Ensemble is joined by vocalists, jazz violin and the UPEI Percussion Ensemble. Under the direction of well-known percussionist and instructor Dave Shephard, vocalists Brittany Banks, Hannah Rollwage and Noah MacDougall will join the band to present jazz standards ('Satin Doll' and...
Posted: Monday, April 2, 2012 - 06:52
This year's Atlantic Inorganic Discussion Weekend (AIDW) took place in Charlottetown on March 23-25. Research Professor and Associate Professor of Chemistry Dr. Michael Shaver and one of this year's organizers said, "The weekend has a longstanding tradition as a centerpiece in bringing together inorganic chemists from across Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and PEI and...
Posted: Friday, March 30, 2012 - 11:52
After serving the University of Prince Edward Island in several volunteer leadership capacities, Fred Hyndman will retire as Chair of the Board of Governors on May 31, 2012. He will be replaced, effective June 1, 2012, by Tom Cullen, currently Vice-Chair of the Board. The Board unanimously endorsed Cullen's nomination at a meeting held March 29, 2012. Fred Hyndman, managing director...
Posted: Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 11:32
The University of Prince Edward Island recognized three well known alumni-Lennie Gallant, Dr. Theresa Bernardo, and Dico Reijers-at the UPEI Distinguished Alumni and Inspiring Young Alumni Awards on March 28. Host of CBC's Mainstreet, Karen Mair, delivered the citation for the first 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, Lennie Gallant. Mair made note of Lennie's...
Posted: Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 08:12
UPEI's executive MBA program and the PEI Business Women's Association are partnering on an event which focuses on women in leadership roles. The event will be on Wednesday, April 4, from 5:00-7:00 pm in Schurman Market Square, Don and Marion McDougall Hall. Karen MacDonald, a UPEI EMBA candidate and senior manager with the PEI provincial government, will share her research...
Posted: Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 05:54
Two Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) teams collected second place finishes for both the Entrepreneurship and Financial Literacy categories at the Advancing Canadian Entrepreneurship (ACE) Regional Exposition held on March 9-10 in Halifax. ACE is a national, charitable organization dedicated to teaching and igniting young Canadians to create a brighter future for themselves and their...
Posted: Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 06:58
With this week marking International Adult Learners' Week (IALW) in Canada, UPEI acknowledges its Centre for Life-Long Learning for providing mature students with flexible course schedules and support services. Recognizing the unique needs of adult learners and their busy schedules and lifestyles, the Centre for Life-Long Learning offers an increasing number of courses after 4:00 pm, as...

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