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Posted: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 - 11:02
The Master of Arts in Island Studies (MAIS) program at UPEI recently awarded several scholarships at its first annual awards reception. The first McDonald Family MAIS Scholarship was awarded to Colin Allen MacIntyre from Summerside. Colin is studying the environmental history of Prince Edward Island under the academic advisement of Dr. Edward MacDonald. Another award that was...
Posted: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 - 05:52
‘Dad is Sleeping' The UPEI theatre program, in partnership with Tanball Productions, is presenting a one-act play 'Dad is Sleeping' from November 3 to 6 in the Duffy Ampitheatre, nightly at 7:30 pm. Admission is $5. ‘One-Act Play Extravaganza' On November 7, from playwright Stephen Bouey, comes nine one-act plays and three monologues for the stage. The plays, running from...
Posted: Monday, November 1, 2010 - 11:07
The second annual fundraising event for 'Light Up Papua New Guinea: The Captain Nichola Goddard Project' takes place Saturday, November 6 at the Wanda Wyatt Dining Hall on the UPEI campus. The evening gets underway with a reception at 6 pm and dinner at 7 pm and features guest speaker, Valerie Fortney, author of Sunray: The Death and Life of Nichola Goddard as well as...
Posted: Friday, October 29, 2010 - 06:16
The Institute of Island Studies (IIS) will be sending two interns, Ivan Skafar and Marianne Rehder, to the small island of Chiloé in southern Chile next week. Although literally on the other end of the earth, Chiloé has a lot in common with PEI. For one, it is in the same time zone and is as far south of the equator as PEI is north. It has about twice the land area, but a similar...
Posted: Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 12:26
Research on Tap returns Tuesday, November 2 at 7:00 pm in Mavor's Bar at the Confederation Centre of the Arts. Dr. Malcolm Murray, professor of Philosophy at UPEI, will lead the discussion, 'Atheism: It's not so bad, really." Murray is the author of The Atheist's Primer, a book that strives to put a bit of civility back into the debate between theists and atheists....
Posted: Thursday, October 21, 2010 - 17:00
The PEI Food Security Network (with campus members Leo Cheverie and Jennifer Taylor) is hosting a "Kitchen Table Talk" on Tuesday, October 26 beginning at 4 pm in the Dalton Hall Dining Room in association with World Food Day. World Food Day is observed across Canada and is an initiative of the Peoples Food Policy Project. The PEI Food Security...
Posted: Thursday, October 21, 2010 - 17:00
The University of Prince Edward Island has launched a private company to service and complement technology developed by the Robertson Library. DiscoveryGarden Inc. will provide service for Islandora-open-source software for the long-term management and archiving of digital information. 'Over the past two years the Islandora software has evolved into a leading open-source digital...
Posted: Thursday, October 21, 2010 - 12:29
The University of Prince Edward Island will host the best female student-soccer athletes in the country when the 2010 CIS Women's Soccer Championship takes place November 11-14 in Charlottetown. Ron Annear, Athletics director at UPEI, says, 'We are thrilled to be welcoming the top soccer players in the country to our world-class facilities at UPEI for what will be a very...
Posted: Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 11:16
Via Canada NewsWire Duncan Shaw earns top spot as Atlantic Entrepreneur of the Year Ernst & Young recognizes innovative Canadian entrepreneurial leaders HALIFAX, October 20 /CNW Telbec/ - Duncan Shaw of Cogsdale has been named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2010 for the Atlantic region. "The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Atlantic Canada, as our...
Posted: Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 09:26
The University of Prince Edward Island was named number one today in two major categories in Re$earch Infosource's annual report on research activity at Canadian Universities. The report, which included a special look back on the past decade of research, named UPEI the top university in Research Income Growth from 1999 to 2009 and for Research Intensity Growth over the same period. ...

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