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As part of the 2008 Dr. Frank MacKinnon Lecture Series, Dr. Wendy Kline, associate professor of history at the University of Cincinnati, will give a talk called 'Surveying the Women's Health Movement: Technology, Research and Reading Our Bodies, Ourselves' at the University of Prince Edward Island on Saturday, May 17, at 4 p.m. The Dr. Frank MacKinnon Lecture will take place...
 
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Proud parents, families and friends filled the Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre on Saturday, May 10, to share Convocation Day, the biggest event of the academic year, with the largest-ever graduating class at UPEI. Over 820 students received their degrees, diplomas and certificates during two ceremonies, one in the morning and the other in the afternoon. Honorary degrees were conferred upon Wayne Gray...
 
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The Atlantic Veterinary College is proud to announce that Dr. Greg Keefe, Professor of Dairy Health Management with the College's Department of Health Management, and Director of Maritime Quality Milk has been named to the Production Expert Scientific Advisory Committee (PESAC) of the Dairy Farmers of Canada. The role of the PEAC is to review research proposals in light of research...
 
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The University of Prince Edward Island is pleased to announce that Dr. Darren Bardati, from Bishop's University, will take on the role of Director of Environmental Studies in July 2008. As Associate Professor of Environmental Studies and Geography, Bardati has taught at Bishop's University since 1996. He is also Adjunct Professor at the Université de Sherbrooke where he...
 
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The creative work of the UPEI departments of Integrated Promotions and Advancement has been recognized nationally by the Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education (CCAE). Judges from the 2008 PRIX D’EXCELLENCE program selected UPEI for a silver award for a flyer that promotes the UPEI Annual Fund campaign to young alumni. The full-colour flyer features graphic design and original...
 
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AVC Vet Camp has been recognized as the Best Community Outreach Program in Canada by the Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education (CCAE). CCAE is a volunteer-led organization that promotes excellence in educational advancement. Its membership is made up of universities, colleges, institutes and independent schools from across Canada. 'We are very proud to receive this...
 
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Dr. Gisli Sigurdsson, professor of folklore at the University of Iceland, will give a public lecture called “Getting Islanders Back Home” on Thursday, May 8, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., in the Main Building Faculty Lounge at the University of Prince Edward Island. There is no charge to attend the lecture, and light refreshments will be served with compliments of the Dean of Arts. “We know all too...
 
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The state-of-the-art bioscience and health research centre at the University of Prince Edward Island has been named the Regis and Joan Duffy Research Centre in honour of the well-known Island couple. The naming took place at a ceremony on April 28 in the Regis and Joan Duffy Research Centre, where researchers from UPEI, the National Research Council Institute for Nutrisciences and Health (...
 
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The University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) Student Union recognized and thanked its numerous volunteers and staff for their contributions to the success of the organization during its annual awards ceremony held on March 28. Approximately 100 UPEI students, faculty and staff gathered at the event to show their appreciation to those chosen by the union to be honoured. Dr. Ron Collins, of...
 
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A team of researchers at the University of Prince Edward Island’s Atlantic Veterinary College has developed the world’s first vaccine that is effective against a destructive microsporidian parasite of salmon. "Although there are many diseases of fish, animals and humans caused by microsporidian parasites, there have been no successful treatment or prevention methods against these...