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AVC's minke whale skeleton
Posted: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 13:30

AVC is embarking on an exciting project that will celebrate its long-standing relationship with the Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative and recognize the remarkable career of renowned wildlife pathologist Dr. Pierre-Yves Daoust, Professor Emeritus, who retired from AVC in 2018.

Ali Muise and Jake Deighan
Posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 14:03

Congratulations to Ali Muise and Jake Deighan, the UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the Week for September 3–9.

 

Dean of Business Jurgen Krause, VP Academic and Research Robert Gilmour, President Abd-El-Aziz, and Dean of Arts Neb Kujundzic recently met with Ireland's Ambassador to Canada Jim Kelly (pictured at centre) during his visit to PEI
Posted: Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 14:30

Irish Ambassador Jim Kelly visited Prince Edward Island last week including a stop at UPEI where he met with President Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, Vice-President Academic and Research Robert Gilmour, Dean of Business Jurgen Krause, and Dean of Arts Neb Kujundzic. 

Posted: Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 10:03

The Atlantic Veterinary College’s 2018 Animal Welfare in Practice conference shines a spotlight on the timely topic of whale stranding. Keynote speaker Dr. Michael Moore, Director, Marine Mammal Center at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Cape Cod, will give a public lecture called “Food for Thought: How we all kill whales” on Friday, September 14, at 7 p.m., in the Alex H. MacKinnon Auditorium, Don and Marion McDougall Hall, UPEI. The conference will take place at UPEI and AVC from September 14 to 15.

Gwynne Dyer
Posted: Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 09:08

Journalist, broadcaster, and historian Gwynne Dyer returns to UPEI for a lecture on the return of nationalism as a movement around the world. 

Posted: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 11:00

The following message from President Abd-El-Aziz was issued to the University community on Wednesday, September 5, 2018.

Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff,
With the 2018–2019 academic year about to begin, I thank you for choosing to be a part of the University of Prince Edward Island community and welcome you to, or back to, our picturesque campus during what is one of the most beautiful times of year.

Chris Bailey and Steve McOrmond
Posted: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 09:17

Two Island writers, Steve McOrmond and Chris Bailey, will launch their new books of poetry on Monday, September 17, at 7:00 pm in the Carriage House at Beaconsfield Historic House on Charlottetown’s waterfront. 

Posted: Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 09:41

UPEI Athletics and Recreation is pleased to announce a new partnership with Amalgamated Dairies Limited (ADL), to ensure that current and future Panthers are fuelled by ADL milk and chocolate milk.

Checking out hermit crabs at AVC's 2017 Open House
Posted: Friday, August 31, 2018 - 09:50

AVC’s 30th annual Open House will take place on Saturday, September 29, from 10 am until 2 pm. Hosted by AVC students, faculty, and staff, this family-friendly event offers the community an opportunity to get an inside view of a busy veterinary college.

Veterinary student Erika Pugh accepts first prize for her poster from Dr. Robert Gilmour, UPEI VP Academic Research.
Posted: Friday, August 31, 2018 - 09:14

The Atlantic Veterinary College's 2018 Summer Research and Leadership Program wrapped up on Wednesday, August 29, with the presentations of awards for poster presentations. The three-month program introduces veterinary and science students to careers in veterinary and biomedical research. 

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