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Posted: Tuesday, August 21, 2007 - 05:38
Matthew Rowsell, a trombone major in the Music Department at UPEI, won First Place in the brass instrument category at the National Music Festival held earlier this month in Moncton. Matthew is a native of Corner Brook, Newfoundland and has been studying trombone at UPEI with Dr. Gregory Irvine for the past two years. He performed “Ballade pour trombone et petit orchestre” by Frank Martin and “...
Posted: Monday, August 20, 2007 - 05:36
How does music affect learning or the absorption of information? How is the ability to recognize new words influenced by age, bilingualism, musical ability and gender? These questions, and many others related to music and language, will be explored during the Department of Psychology’s Second Summer Workshop in Auditory Perception and Music Cognition, on Wednesday, August 22, beginning at 1 pm,...
Posted: Tuesday, August 14, 2007 - 05:35
Approximately 40 graduate students, researchers, and epidemiologists from around the world will participate in the Atlantic Veterinary College’s Epi on the Island Workshop from August 15 to 24. Hosted by AVC’s Centre for Veterinary Epidemiological Research (CVER), the workshop features two high-level courses on methods and advanced procedures for analyzing health data, delivered by world-leading...
Posted: Monday, August 13, 2007 - 08:00
The University of Prince Edward Island's Building a Legacy Campaign is $100,000 closer to its final goal of $50 million, thanks to a gift from Atlantic Turbines of Summerside. Atlantic Turbines is a division of Vector Aerospace, an internationally respected aviation repair and overhaul company with operations in Canada, the US, and the UK. The $100,000 donation will be allocated to the new School...
Posted: Monday, August 13, 2007 - 05:37
The University of Prince Edward Island's Building a Legacy Campaign is $100,000 closer to its final goal of $50 million, thanks to a gift from Atlantic Turbines of Summerside. Atlantic Turbines is a division of Vector Aerospace, an internationally respected aviation repair and overhaul company with operations in Canada, the US, and the UK. The $100,000 donation will be allocated to the new School...
Posted: Sunday, August 12, 2007 - 08:00
How does music affect learning or the absorption of information? How is the ability to recognize new words influenced by age, bilingualism, musical ability and gender? These questions, and many others related to music and language, will be explored during the Department of Psychology's Second Summer Workshop in Auditory Perception and Music Cognition, on Wednesday, August 22, beginning at 1 pm,...
Posted: Saturday, August 11, 2007 - 08:00
Approximately 40 graduate students, researchers, and epidemiologists from around the world will participate in the Atlantic Veterinary College's Epi on the Island Workshop from August 15 to 24. Hosted by AVC's Centre for Veterinary Epidemiological Research (CVER), the workshop features two high-level courses on methods and advanced procedures for analyzing health data, delivered by world-leading...
Posted: Friday, August 10, 2007 - 08:00
At a time when many young people are leaving PEI to pursue their education elsewhere, or to take jobs out west, it is refreshing to hear about the ones who come back. And according to Vianne Timmons, Acting Registrar at UPEI, they're coming back at a greater rate than ever before. "It is due to the fact that UPEI now has the lowest tuition rate in the Maritimes, with the recent 10 per cent cut in...
Posted: Thursday, August 9, 2007 - 09:03
The University of Prince Edward Island is very pleased to announce that Jeanette MacAulay will take on the role of Director of Life-Long Learning following the retirement of the present Director, Dr Clive Keen. The appointment will reinforce the University's commitment to community learning, continuing and further extending its range of services beyond traditional degree programs. "We are...
Posted: Thursday, August 9, 2007 - 08:00
The University of Prince Edward Island is very pleased to announce that Jeanette MacAulay will take on the role of Director of Life-Long Learning following the retirement of the present Director, Dr Clive Keen. The appointment will reinforce the University's commitment to community learning, continuing and further extending its range of services beyond traditional degree programs. "We are...

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