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Posted: Friday, November 9, 2018 - 13:43

UPEI Men’s Hockey plays a pair of home games this weekend. The Panthers host Dalhousie University Friday night at 7:00 pm. The team is back on the ice Saturday at 7:00 pm against St. Francis Xavier University

Branden Kelly, Ryan Drew, Dr. Karem J. Simon, Kendall Perry, and Michael Gallant
Posted: Friday, November 9, 2018 - 09:21

The UPEI Wind Symphony, under the direction of Dr. Karem J. Simon, will be performing a full recital of contemporary wind band music on Thursday, November 15 at 7:30 pm at the Homburg Theatre in Charlottetown.

Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 14:20

In a message issued to the campus community today, University of Prince Edward Island President Abd-El-Aziz thanked the Government of PEI for its support towards the construction of a new residence on the UPEI campus that will house 260 students. The Government announced the initiative as part of its Housing Action Plan.

Douglas Gibson
Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 14:13

Douglas Gibson is Canada’s most famous living book publisher and editor. 

Dr. Gert-Jan Nabuurs
Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 14:07

UPEI’s Climate Research Lab and the PEI Woodlot Owners Association (PEIWOA) will host a public talk on sustainable forestry practices to deepen our understanding of how climate change can affect forestry management.

“Crossing Troubled Waters” is published by Island Studies Press
Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 13:58

A new book from Island Studies Press will examine and compare the stories of abortion access in Prince Edward Island and Ireland. 

Dr. Joseph Glass
Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 13:51

The next presentation in the Island Studies Lecture series features Dr. Joseph Glass speaking on the life and times of Dr. Leo Frank.

Reese Baxendale and Jamesly Jerome
Posted: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 14:45

Congratulations to Reese Baxendale and Jamesly Jerome, the UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the Week for October 29 to November 4.

L-R: Christina Murray, Barb Neis, and Nora Spinks. Photo: Bojan Furst
Posted: Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 12:15

Dr. Christina Murray, Associate Professor of Nursing with UPEI’s Faculty of Nursing and Dr. Barb Neis, Project Director for the On the Move Partnership were recently awarded the 2018 Mirabelli-Glossop Award for Distinguished Contribution by The Vanier Institute of the Family.

Nora Spinks, CEO of The Vanier Institute, congratulated Drs. Murray and Neis, lauding both women for their work as leaders, scholars and collaborators.

 

Flax Americana is published by McGill Queen’s University Press
Posted: Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 11:55

A new book by Dr. Joshua MacFadyen, an associate professor in the Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture program in the Faculty of Arts at UPEI, examines the story of flax, a plant that went in a few decades from a specialty crop to one of the most commercially important farming products in a rapidly industrializing North America. 

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