Global Village is an annual celebration of diversity and friendship at UPEI
Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 10:07

The annual UPEI Global Village Multicultural Festival takes place on Saturday, November 17 at 6:00 pm in McMillan Hall of the W.A. Murphy Student Centre at UPEI. 

Dr. Trevor Jain shortly after receiving his Order of Military Merit. The merit award is the blue cross pinned under Maj. Jain's poppy.
Posted: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 13:38

Dr. Trevor Jain (Maj.), Program Director for the Bachelor of Science in Paramedicine at UPEI and a reservist with the Canadian army, received the Order of Military Merit (officer level) from Governor General Julie Payette on November 6 in Ottawa. Dr. Jain was one of five members of the Canadian army at last week’s ceremony to receive the meritorious clasp, one of the highest military honours in the country.

The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, at left, was assisted by President Abd-El-Aziz at a Remembrance Day service at the Canadian Embassy in Beijing
Posted: Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 23:58

President Alaa Abd-El-Aziz assisted the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-food and MP for Cardigan, as he lay the wreath on behalf of Prince Edward Island at a Remembrance Day ceremony at the Canadian Embassy in Beijing, China on November 11.

UPEI Vice-President Administration and Finance Jackie Podger served as master of ceremonies at the Canada Games announcement today on campus.
Posted: Friday, November 9, 2018 - 14:41

At an announcement held today in UPEI's McMillan Hall, the 2023 Canada Winter Games were officially awarded to the province of Prince Edward Island. Canada Games Council board member Lynn Blouin was on hand to present the Canada Games flag to the Honourable Robert Mitchell, Minister of Health and Wellness, and responsible for sport. UPEI's Vice-President Administration and Finance Jackie Podger served as the master of ceremonies as the University will be the site of the Athletes Village and the host of several sports during the Games.

Posted: Friday, November 9, 2018 - 13:43

UPEI Men’s Hockey plays a pair of home games this weekend. The Panthers host Dalhousie University Friday night at 7:00 pm. The team is back on the ice Saturday at 7:00 pm against St. Francis Xavier University

Branden Kelly, Ryan Drew, Dr. Karem J. Simon, Kendall Perry, and Michael Gallant
Posted: Friday, November 9, 2018 - 09:21

The UPEI Wind Symphony, under the direction of Dr. Karem J. Simon, will be performing a full recital of contemporary wind band music on Thursday, November 15 at 7:30 pm at the Homburg Theatre in Charlottetown.

Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 14:20

In a message issued to the campus community today, University of Prince Edward Island President Abd-El-Aziz thanked the Government of PEI for its support towards the construction of a new residence on the UPEI campus that will house 260 students. The Government announced the initiative as part of its Housing Action Plan.

Douglas Gibson
Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 14:13

Douglas Gibson is Canada’s most famous living book publisher and editor. 

Dr. Gert-Jan Nabuurs
Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 14:07

UPEI’s Climate Research Lab and the PEI Woodlot Owners Association (PEIWOA) will host a public talk on sustainable forestry practices to deepen our understanding of how climate change can affect forestry management.

“Crossing Troubled Waters” is published by Island Studies Press
Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 13:58

A new book from Island Studies Press will examine and compare the stories of abortion access in Prince Edward Island and Ireland. 


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