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Posted: Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 06:14
UPEI alumnus, Evan O'Connor, successfully defended his PhD thesis on core-collapse supernovae-black-hole formation-at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in Pasadena, California. Under the supervision of Caltech's Dr. Christian Ott, O'Connor developed a computational code to simulate core-collapse supernovae and explored which stars are more likely to...
Posted: Friday, June 8, 2012 - 04:38
As the incoming Chair of the University of Prince Edward Island Board of Governors, I would like to take this opportunity to personally thank past-Chair Fred Hyndman for his tireless commitment to UPEI and his effective leadership of the Board. I am honoured to have served under his experienced chairmanship for the past four years. His passion for UPEI, and PEI, is both remarkable and inspiring...
Posted: Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 12:43
Carly Clarke announced her resignation as head coach of the UPEI Women's Basketball Panthers today at a team meeting as she has accepted an offer from Ryerson University to fill their vacant Women's Basketball Coach position. Clarke had completed her third season with the Panthers. UPEI Director of Athletics and Recreation Ron Annear said, 'It's disappointing to lose a quality, young...
Posted: Wednesday, June 6, 2012 - 09:57
The Robertson Library development team at UPEI is pleased to announce the successful launch of its Telling Island Stories (TIS) application. The application is now available worldwide in Apple's App Store. The TIS project is a collaborative community digitization and economic development project led by the Robertson Library. Student developers-Dylan Sawyer, Peter Workman, and...
Posted: Monday, June 4, 2012 - 08:40
The UPEI Men's Basketball team is pleased to announce that 6'2' guard, Will Caesar, from Markham, Ontario, has committed to attend UPEI in September. After graduating from Milliken Mills High School in 2007, where he averaged 26 points per game, he then headed to New Creations Prep Academy in Richmond, Indiana, coached by Tony Cole. In 2009-10, he attended Rend Lake Junior...
Posted: Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 10:43
Thursday, May 31, is the final day of my service as Chair of the University of Prince Edward Island's Board of Governors, and I wish to share a few thoughts with the whole University community before taking my leave. I first want to compliment everyone associated with the institution for the great good work being done here each day. The work of this University is a major determinant to the...
Posted: Wednesday, May 30, 2012 - 08:32
Two business graduates, Janell MacDonald and Kristina MacLean, placed first and second, respectively in the 2012 Estey Undergraduate Student Paper Competition, hosted by the University of Waterloo's Centre for Accounting Ethics. After three blind reviews, the national competition rated MacDonald's paper, 'Microfinance in the Modern World,' as the best in the nation....
Posted: Friday, May 25, 2012 - 10:13
The UPEI Women's Basketball team is excited to announce the addition of Darcy Zinck to the roster for next season. Zinck, a 5'9' guard from Halifax, NS, is joining the Panthers after spending two seasons at Lakehead University, where she was named to the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) West All-Rookie Team before tearing her ACL in pre-season play this past year. ...
Posted: Friday, May 25, 2012 - 09:52
The University of Prince Edward Island Board of Governors recently accepted the recommendation of the search committee for the Dean of Education and approved the decanal appointment of Dr. Miles Turnbull for a five-year term effective July 1, 2012 until June 30, 2017. Dr. Turnbull has been interim Dean since 2011. 'I am especially pleased to erase the ‘interim' label from...
Posted: Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - 11:40
The UPEI Men's Basketball team is excited to announce that six-foot-four guard Joe Kendrick, will be joining the program in the fall. Kendrick was Rookie of the Year and a Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) National champion with the Brock Badgers in 2008. This past season, he was named MVP and was an All-Conference selection with the Atlantic Colleges Athletic Association (ACAA), while playing...

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