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Posted: Friday, February 1, 2013 - 09:53
UPEI will be celebrating its 12th annual International Development Week (IDW), February 4-8, with all events open to the public. The 2013 theme is 'The Role of Youth in Global Collaboration for Sustainable Peace and Development.' IDW is a national event held each year to increase awareness of Canada's role in international development. The events also serve to educate the...
Posted: Friday, February 1, 2013 - 07:34
Pierre Lafontaine, Swimming Canada CEO, national team coach, and newly appointed Canadian Interuniversity Sport CEO will be the guest speaker at UPEI's swim team fundraising event on Thursday, February 7 at the Rodd Royalty Hotel. Lafontaine led Swimming Canada to podium finishes at major international games, including three Olympic and 39 Paralympic medals, as well as several world-...
Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 08:59
PITCH101, Atlantic Canada's 60-Second Pitch Series takes place on Friday, February 1, 1-5 pm at UPEI's Don & Marion McDougall Hall, Room 242. The event, which is organized by Invest Atlantic and co-sponsored by ACOA, Innovation PEI, and the Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce brings together students, startups, young and seasoned entrepreneurs, investors, and...
Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 07:04
At the next Research on Tap, join us for a discussion about a life-saving device that some reject. Dr. Robert Gilmour, UPEI's vice-president of research will lead a discussion entitled: Is your life worth it? The science and ethics of implantable defibrillators. 'More people die each year from the lethal heart rhythm disorder ventricular fibrillation than from any other cause,...
Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 11:13
On Saturday, February 2 at 7:30 pm the UPEI music faculty will be showcased in their annual gala concert at the Dr. Steel Recital Hall. The concert is an opportunity for faculty members to perform some of their favourite repertoire as solo and ensemble musicians. The evening will feature solo performances by Karem J. Simon (clarinet), Jim Dickson (guitar), Morgan Saulnier (flute), and Frances...
Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 08:18
UPEI offers students many ways to help fund their post-secondary education, including second-semester bursaries for current students. Second-semester bursary applications must be submitted on or before February 15, 2013. Each submission requires a completed second-semester bursary and financial-need form. Visit upei.ca/scholarships to access the forms or call Heather Keoughan, Scholarships...
Posted: Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 09:02
The success of UPEI case competition teams continues with a team winning the right to compete internationally. Team IJAM- comprised of fourth-year business students Isaac Townshend, John Williams, Alex Whalen, and Mary Whitrow-was recently accepted into the Network for International Business Schools (NIBS) 2013 Worldwide Case Competition in Leuven, Belgium. This is the second time a...
Posted: Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 06:17
Student Affairs invites the entire campus community to our open house-come see our "refreshed digs," chat with our team, and learn about our services and supports for students and our initiatives to improve the student experience at UPEI. Drop by to enjoy some cookies and coffee on us! All are welcome! What: Student Affairs Open House When: Thursday, January 31...
Posted: Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 06:03
UPEI's synchronized swimming team will host their 'Sync or Swim' fundraiser on Wednesday, January 30, 8-9 pm at the CARI Complex. The team will showcase various routines as well as a highlight routine which showcases incredible lifts and jumps. The UPEI men's rugby club will perform their very own routine, which is sure to be entertaining. The synchro team recently...
Posted: Monday, January 28, 2013 - 09:05
On Tuesday, January 29 at 7:30 pm, the UPEI Music Department Recital Series presents Canadian pianist Julien LeBlanc. Renowned for his great musical sensibility and his talent as a communicator, Julien will present a solo recital featuring the works of Scarlatti, Schumann, and Ravel. Julien is a well-sought-after soloist, chamber player, and accompanist. Based in Montreal, he tours the country...

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