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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...
Posted: Thursday, August 9, 2007 - 05:32
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: Wednesday, August 8, 2007 - 09:02
In the late 1990s, Prince Edward Island was invaded by more than just tourists. Like other marine invasives, such as the tunicates now infesting many island mussel farms, the green crab is suspected to have travelled in ship ballast water. Originally from Europe, the green crab has crept westward from Eastern PEI, inlet by inlet, feeding on mussels and clams, and rivalling native crab species,...
Posted: Wednesday, August 8, 2007 - 08:00
In the late 1990s, Prince Edward Island was invaded by more than just tourists. Like other marine invasives, such as the tunicates now infesting many island mussel farms, the green crab is suspected to have travelled in ship ballast water. Originally from Europe, the green crab has crept westward from Eastern PEI, inlet by inlet, feeding on mussels and clams, and rivalling native crab species,...
Posted: Wednesday, August 8, 2007 - 08:00
The Seniors College of Prince Edward Island, a board-governed organization affiliated with UPEI, is hosting an Atlantic Canada conference on seniors' learning from August 26 to 28 at the University, with a view to duplicating the success of the College in other parts of the country. The Conference will first explore the Seniors College model, determining the reason for its explosive growth. It...
Posted: Friday, August 3, 2007 - 11:17
An Atlantic research and training project entitled,“Train the Trainer: A Family Literacy Approach for Aboriginal Families in Atlantic Canada” was officially launched today during a ceremony at the University of Prince Edward Island. The Minister of Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC), Honourable Monte Solberg, announced that the federal government will provide $294,567 in...
Posted: Friday, August 3, 2007 - 08:00
An Atlantic research and training project entitled,"Train the Trainer: A Family Literacy Approach for Aboriginal Families in Atlantic Canada" was officially launched today during a ceremony at the University of Prince Edward Island. The Minister of Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC), Honourable Monte Solberg, announced that the federal government will provide $294,567 in...

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