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Conference organizers Dr. Charlene VanLeeuwen (left) and Dr. Christina Murray (second right) chat with Dr. Kathy Gottschall-Pass (second left), Interim VP Academic Research, and the Hon. Tina Mundy (right), Minister of Families and Human Services.
Posted: Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 09:34

On March 27 and 28, 2019, the University of Prince Edward Island is hosting an event called “Think BIG! Exploring Issues and Opportunities to Promote Family Well-being on Prince Edward Island” in the W.A. Murphy Student Centre’s McMillan Hall. This event is part of the Vanier Institute of the Family’s pan-Canadian Families in Canada Conference 2019 (#FAM2019) that is taking place in Ottawa and simultaneously at seven co-hosting university partners across the country.

Beaconsfield Historic House
Posted: Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 15:22

The annual public reading by UPEI’s Creative Writing Master Class will take place on Friday, March 29 at 7:00 pm in the Carriage House of Beaconsfield Historic House, 2 Kent Street, Charlottetown.

Return of the Wild Goose is published by Island Studies Press
Posted: Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 14:14

In the latest title from Island Studies Press, poet Jane Ledwell explores the life of writer and activist Katherine Hughes. 

Posted: Monday, March 18, 2019 - 07:16

The University of Prince Edward Island expresses its condolences to the entire Muslim community on the senseless crimes of hate and violence that took place in Christchurch, New Zealand on Friday.

 

Dr. Ed MacDonald
Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019 - 11:39

Dr. Edward MacDonald’s will deliver the first lecture of the series on Tuesday, March 26 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm in the Faculty Lounge of UPEI’s SDU Main Building. 

John Cousins
Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019 - 11:31

As part of UPEI’s 50th anniversary, the Robertson Library is presenting a lecture series to celebrate the historical roots of higher education on Prince Edward Island and its future. 

Dr. Adam Johnston
Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019 - 11:02

Today, while touring the research facilities at the University of Prince Edward Island, Sean Casey, Member of Parliament for Charlottetown, on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, highlighted a recent federal investment of $745,000 in health research awarded by CIHR to UPEI's Dr. Adam Johnston.

 
Fisheries and Oceans Minister John Wilkinson addresses students and faculty at a town hall meeting at AVC. Looking on are MSc student Ashley McKibbon, moderator for the meeting, and Sean Casey, Parliamentary Secretary and MP for Charlottetown.
Posted: Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 10:42

The Honourable John Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard, and Sean Casey, Parliamentary Secretary and MP for Charlottetown, visited UPEI’s Atlantic Veterinary College on Wednesday, March 13, as part of the Minister's 2019 Oceans Campus Tour.

Dr. Jim Randall, UNESCO Co-chair in Island Studies and Sustainability; Mr. Clive Bacchus, session moderator; Mr. Daniel Arthurton, adviser, Strategic Planning and Projects Department, Eastern Caribbean Central Bank
Posted: Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 10:13

Dr. Jim Randall, coordinator of the Master of Arts in Island Studies program and UNESCO co-chair in Island Studies and Sustainability, recently gave a keynote address at the 3rd Annual Growth and Resilience Dialogue on the island of St. Kitts.

UPEI Wind Symphony graduates: Ryan Drew, percussion; Justin Amador, horn; Zachary Benard, trombone; Leah Jordan, clarinet; and, Joanna McKearney, saxophone
Posted: Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 09:58

The UPEI Wind Symphony will perform its final recital of the academic year on Sunday, March 31, at 7:30 pm at the Homburg Theatre at the Confederation Centre of the Arts. 

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