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Dr. Alice Crook accepts her award from Martin Mitchell (left), Ceva Santé Animale, and Dr. Johnson Chiang, President, World Veterinary Association, at the association's 34th annual Congress on May 6.
Posted: Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 09:11

Dr. Alice Crook, coordinator of the Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre at the Atlantic Veterinary College, has received international recognition for her work in animal welfare from the World Veterinary Association (WVA) and Ceva Santé Animale, a multinational veterinary pharmaceutical company. Click here to watch a video created by the WVA about Dr. Crook's work.

Dr. Dany MacDonald (left) accepts a Presidential Recognition Award for Combined Achievement from President and Vice-Chancellor Alaa Abd-Ed-Aziz.
Posted: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 15:40

UPEI’s annual Presidential Recognition Awards of Merit and 25-Year Service Awards were presented to faculty and staff at a ceremony on May 16, 2018. The awards, created by President and Vice-Chancellor Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, recognize outstanding performance and dedication to students and our community on-campus, provincially, and globally. 

Katherine Dewar
Posted: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 14:55

Island Studies Press will launch its newest book, Called to Serve: Georgina Pope, Canadian Nursing Military Heroine, by Katherine Dewar in both Charlottetown and Summerside.

Posted: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 10:53

UPEI’s School of Graduate Studies will be hosting the annual UPEI Graduate Studies and Research Conference May 16 through 18. 

Coach Darrell Glenn and Jack MacAulay
Posted: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 09:05

Darrell Glenn, coach of the UPEI Men’s Basketball team, is pleased to announced the recruitment of Jack MacAulay.

Alaina Roach O’Keefe walked the convocation stage to receive her PhD in Educational Studies—her fourth degree from the University of Prince Edward Island
Posted: Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 13:42

The University of Prince Edward Island conferred degrees, diplomas, and certificates to more than 950 graduates today as part of Convocation 2018.

Posted: Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 16:54

UPEI President and Vice-Chancellor Alaa Abd-El-Aziz was named a Top 50 CEO by Atlantic Business Magazine at a formal red-carpet reception, dinner, and awards gala in Halifax, NS yesterday evening.

 
Posted: Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 10:29

It’s Convocation Week at UPEI! Here are the details to help you find your way through our annual celebration of our graduating students.

The SpudNik-1 team: Dr. Grant McSorely, Dr. Nicholas Krouglicof, Dr. Aitazaz Farooque, Dr. Bill Whelan, Dr. Nadja Bressan
Posted: Friday, May 4, 2018 - 13:04

UPEI’s “SpudNik-1” will be the creation of undergraduate and graduate students from the Department of Physics and the Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering.

President Abd-El-Aziz gave an update on UPEI's initiatives before a large crowd of faculty, staff, and students
Posted: Friday, May 4, 2018 - 09:31

President and Vice-Chancellor Alaa Abd-El-Aziz delivered University Update 2018 to the campus community on Thursday, May 3, 2018. He addressed questions and highlighted a number of exciting initiatives and areas of growth for UPEI. The presentation focused on new programs; investments in staff, faculty and students; the proposed Operating Budget for 2018-19; and expanding UPEI’s global reach. He capped the town hall meeting by announcing plans to celebrate the 50th anniversary of UPEI in 2019.

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