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Posted: Thursday, February 14, 2008 - 09:53
In response to the recent UPEI Senate decision to introduce a new required course that will enhance undergraduate students' knowledge and understanding of important world issues, the University has created a multidisciplinary working group to guide the development and delivery of the first-year course. Chaired by the Dean of Education, Dr. Graham Pike, the group will develop a writing-...
Posted: Tuesday, February 12, 2008 - 09:54
The University of Prince Edward Island's Robertson Library is debuting its new series, Celebrating The Book, on February 15, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the library's recently renovated periodicals section on the second floor. With this inaugural event, the library acknowledges the continuing importance and relevance of books in this increasingly high-tech world, and it also showcases the...
Posted: Monday, February 11, 2008 - 10:45
The UPEI Department of Psychology and the Psychological Association of Prince Edward Island will mark February as Psychology Month with a series of lectures, starting on Valentine’s Day. On Valentine’s Day, Thursday, February 14, Dr. Stacey MacKinnon will give a presentation called “Finding and Keeping Love in the New Millennium” in Lecture Theatre A of the Atlantic Veterinary College at 7 p...
Posted: Monday, February 11, 2008 - 08:58
Award-winning playwright Don Hannah will give a public reading at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, February 15, in the Main Building Faculty Lounge, University of Prince Edward Island. Born in Shediac, N.B., Hannah is also a prolific director and novelist. The East Coast has long been a focus in his work. His first plays, The Wedding Script (winner of the Chalmers Award), Rubber Dolly and In the Lobster...
Posted: Friday, February 8, 2008 - 06:50
Climate and environmental change, and biomedical physics will be the hot topics at the 2008 Atlantic Undergraduate Physics and Astronomy Conference (AUPAC), which will be held at the University of Prince Edward Island from February 8 to 10.AUPAC is an annual conference that showcases the research activities of undergraduate physics and astronomy students across the region. “AUPAC really gives...
Posted: Wednesday, February 6, 2008 - 11:35
Newfoundland-raised novelist Michael Winter returns to PEI with his new novel, The Architects Are Here. Winter will give a public reading on Monday, February 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the UPEI Faculty Lounge, Main Building. A reception and book signing will follow. Winter was born in England, grew up in Cornerbook, and divides his time between Newfoundland and Toronto. After university, Winter...
Posted: Monday, February 4, 2008 - 10:52
Dr. Janet Bryanton, Associate Professor with the UPEI School of Nursing, is passionate about nursing. For her passion, she received a national nursing award from Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Health Minister Tony Clement at the official launch of the Centennial Year of the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) in Toronto on February 1. Dr. Bryanton is one of 14 extraordinary and diverse...
Posted: Monday, February 4, 2008 - 08:22
Dr. R. Bruce Craig, a history professor at the University of Prince Edward Island, is using his expertise in espionage to unlock Cold War secrets. His knowledge of Cold War history will be used to petition the federal court in New York City for the release of grand jury records from the 1951 indictment of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg who were accused of running a spy ring that passed American...
Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2008 - 08:40
Canadian horse-owners will have access to an innovative technology that enhances the healing of equine tendon and ligament injuries, thanks to a new partnership between UK-based VetCell Bioscience Ltd and the Atlantic Veterinary College at the University of Prince Edward Island. The two organizations have entered into a partnership establishing the Atlantic Veterinary College as the Canadian...
Posted: Monday, January 28, 2008 - 07:08
The University of Prince Edward Island celebrates diversity and multiculturalism during its seventh annual International Development Week from February 4 to 8. The week begins on Monday, February 4, with two showings of the award-winning 1997 Iranian movie, Children of Heaven, the first at 1:30 p.m. in Room 211 in the Robertson Library and the second at 4 p.m. in Room 104 of the K.C. Irving...

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