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Posted: Monday, October 29, 2007 - 08:27
The Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) has announced the appointment of Dr. Katherine Schultz to the CRKN Advisory Board for a three-year term commencing October 12, 2007. The Advisory Board is a panel of distinguished experts drawn from CRKN's external stakeholder communities, and it plays a key role in advising the Board of Directors on emerging trends, strategic planning and program...
Posted: Wednesday, October 24, 2007 - 08:45
For the second year running, UPEI mathematics students brought home top prizes from the Atlantic Provinces Council on the Sciences' 31st annual Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science Conference held in Fredericton, New Brunswick recently. Hosted by the University of New Brunswick this year, the annual conference brings together top math, statistics and computer science students from...
Posted: Tuesday, October 23, 2007 - 09:49
Good news for current and prospective students at the University of Prince Edward Island. UPEI tuition fees for Canadian and international students are below the national average. UPEI has the lowest tuition fees in the Maritime provinces, according to Statistics Canada. Statistics Canada released its annual survey of tuition fees for full-time students attending Canadian universities, on...
Posted: Tuesday, October 16, 2007 - 11:16
Wade Sweet, a fourth year doctor of veterinary medicine student at the Atlantic Veterinary College at UPEI, was recently awarded an International Stockmen's Educational Foundation Travel Fellowship enabling him to participate in the 2007 International Livestock Congress in Calgary, Alberta on October 2. Sweet, who is from O'Leary, was one of 20 students representing 16 universities from four...
Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2007 - 05:44
Educators from across Atlantic Canada will meet in Charlottetown next month for the Atlantic Educators Conference, an annual event taking place October 25-27th at the Rodd Charlottetown Hotel. The theme of this year’s conference is Embracing Diversity in Canadian Education Communities. This is the first time that a university faculty of education has partnered with a community college to host the...
Posted: Wednesday, October 10, 2007 - 09:55
Professor Sean Hennessey, who teaches at the UPEI School of Business Administration, has released the second edition of his popular textbook, Principles of Corporate Finance, which he co-authored with Dr. Lawrence Gitman, a professor of finance at San Diego University. The first edition, published by Pearson Education Canada, a division of Prentice Hall, is currently being used in undergraduate...
Posted: Tuesday, October 9, 2007 - 11:30
On Saturday, October 13, the UPEI campus will become a hotbed of ideas about how young people from the Maritimes can make a positive impact on important world issues. Selected high school students from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and PEI will join UPEI Leaders of Tomorrow and 2007 Entrance Scholarship-winners for a dynamic symposium to celebrate youth leadership. His Royal Highness The Prince...
Posted: Wednesday, September 26, 2007 - 09:20
Twenty years ago the UPEI Panthers had their most outstanding year in sport ever. As part of the 2007 Homecoming celebrations this weekend, the University will recognize all teams, athletes, and friends from 1987–1988 for their contributions to an exceptional season. “In the 1987–1988 sports season, three Panther teams brought home AUAA titles. Women’s basketball under coach Dave MacNeill,...
Posted: Wednesday, September 26, 2007 - 07:54
The upcoming UPEI Homecoming celebrations, September 27 to 30, will be a memorable experience for everyone connected with the University, but for rugby supporters it will be extra-special. That’s because the newly renovated grass sports field that will host all future UPEI rugby events, as well as provincial, regional, and national championships, is to be named the MacAdam Field in honour of the...
Posted: Monday, September 24, 2007 - 06:00
The world’s experts on lobster health, biology and management will meet in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island this weekend for the 8th International Conference & Workshop on Lobster Biology & Management. Considered the “Olympics of Lobster”, the conference– which is held every four years– will run from September 23 to 28 at the Delta Prince Edward and bring together more than 200...

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