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Posted: Friday, November 16, 2007 - 10:35
UPEI math students Mostafa Fatehi and Jonathan Murley, both of Charlottetown, earned some of the best marks ever by UPEI math students participating in an international math competition during a competition hosted by Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University recently. This success comes hot on the heels of their second-place finish at the Atlantic Provinces Council on the Sciences...
Posted: Thursday, November 15, 2007 - 09:37
Calgary, Alberta -- Wade MacLauchlan, president and vice-chancellor of the University of Prince Edward Island, chats with Bill LeClair, founder of the Calgary Friends of UPEI; Bill Andrew, chancellor of UPEI; and George Rogers, a member of the Friends' organizing committee, at the group's annual fundraising event held in Calgary on November 3. Since the Calgary Friends of UPEI began in 1998,...
Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2007 - 12:35
Once again the University of Prince Edward Island has placed in the top ten of the country's 21 primarily undergraduate universities. UPEI was eighth overall in the annual Maclean’s rankings which were released today, November 8. This is the fifth year in a row that UPEI has been in the top ten. Maclean’s magazine introduced a new method of collecting data this year causing some universities...
Posted: Tuesday, October 30, 2007 - 11:29
Sponsored research income at the University of Prince Edward Island totalled $12.7 million in 2006, up a substantial 30.1 per cent over the previous year. UPEI's research accomplishments have placed the University in seventh position out of 20 primarily undergraduate universities across the country. It is the only university from the Maritimes that ranked in the top ten of the undergraduate...
Posted: Monday, October 29, 2007 - 11:58
The University of Prince Edward Island takes centre stage at Calgary’s Glencoe Club on Saturday, November 3, when the Friends of UPEI gather to celebrate their university! This year’s event includes a fabulous dinner, a live and a silent auction, and music and stories by Hedgerow, one of P.E.I.'s best-known entertainment troupes. Since the Friends of UPEI began in 1998, the group has raised...
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...

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