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Posted: Tuesday, June 7, 2005 - 08:00
Two new scholarships will be available at the University of Prince Edward Island thanks to the generosity of a local farming family. The Minto and Vina Foster scholarships are aimed at graduate science students exploring plants that are important to the economy. In accordance with Mr. Foster's wishes, the award recipients will be students born and raised in Prince Edward Island. Minto and Vina...
Posted: Tuesday, June 7, 2005 - 08:00
President Wade MacLauchlan, on behalf of the Board of Governors of the University of Prince Edward Island, has announced the extended appointment of Dr. Katherine Schultz as Vice-President of Research and Development, and of Dr. Vianne Timmons as Vice-President of Academic Development. They are key members of the UPEI Senior Management Group and have played pivotal roles at the university during...
Posted: Sunday, June 5, 2005 - 08:00
The 2005 UPEI Distinguished Visitor Speaker Series continues on Wednesday, July 13 with an intriguing presentation by Dr. Bruce Craig, author of Treasonable Doubt: The Harry Dexter White Spy Case, published by the University Press of Kansas. His presentation, "Lives of Lies: Espionage, Treason, and the Making of a Spy" will focus on Britain's Anthony Blunt of the famed Cambridge spies, Canada's...
Posted: Friday, June 3, 2005 - 08:00
The work of three researchers at the University of Prince Edward Island has been recognized by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Awards with a combined total of over $200,000 have been made to UPEI professors Jean Mitchell, Annabel Cohen, and Elizabeth de Freitas. In announcing the award-winners from 77 universities and colleges across Canada, Marc Renaud,...
Posted: Thursday, June 2, 2005 - 08:00
The Master of Arts Programme in Island Studies (MAIS) and the Institute of Island Studies (IIS), both at UPEI, are pleased to host a public lecture on the theme of Local and Global Heritage in Island Cultures. The event will be held in the Faculty Lounge, ground floor, Main Building, UPEI on Wednesday June 15, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. The presentation will be led by Dr Philip Hayward, Chair of the...
Posted: Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 08:00
Dr. Andy Tasker, well known Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) professor and researcher at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI), recently became Chair of the Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC). This is the first time a for PEI representative to be Chair of the CCAC which includes representatives from more than twenty national organizations. The CCAC is the national organization...
Posted: Tuesday, May 24, 2005 - 08:00
Dr. Vianne Timmons, UPEI Vice-President of Academic Development, is pleased to announce the appointment of Alan Buchanan as the University's new Registrar. Alan Buchanan was born and raised in Belfast, PEI, where he still lives. He obtained his BA from UPEI and his MA in Political Studies from Queen's University. He has served as a Member of the Legislative Assembly of PEI and as a Cabinet...
Posted: Tuesday, May 17, 2005 - 08:00
The Atlantic Veterinary College's 13th Annual Graduate Studies and Research Days will be held Thursday, May 19 and Friday, May 20, 2005 in Lecture Theatre A at AVC. For the first time the University of Prince Edward Island's Faculty of Science will join AVC by also having a series of graduate presentations on Thursday May 19, in Lecture Theatre B at AVC. AVC and Faculty of Science graduate...
Posted: Monday, May 16, 2005 - 08:00
Just two years after launching its ambitious $25 million Building a Legacy campaign, the University of Prince Edward Island has exceeded its original objective and is now working towards a new $50 million goal for private donations. At a "Grand Celebration" in the W.A. Murphy Student Centre on May 16 Building a Legacy campaign chair Fred Hyndman announced that private investments in the...
Posted: Monday, May 16, 2005 - 08:00
The Honourable Joe McGuire, Minister of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) today announced a $1.69 million contribution to the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) for the establishment of the Centre for Enterprise and Entrepreneurship (CEE). The physical structure will involve a 20,000-square-foot facility adjoining the UPEI School of Business Administration. Key features will...

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