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President Abd-El-Aziz gave an update on UPEI's initiatives before a large crowd of faculty, staff, and students
Posted: Friday, May 4, 2018 - 09:31

President and Vice-Chancellor Alaa Abd-El-Aziz delivered University Update 2018 to the campus community on Thursday, May 3, 2018. He addressed questions and highlighted a number of exciting initiatives and areas of growth for UPEI. The presentation focused on new programs; investments in staff, faculty and students; the proposed Operating Budget for 2018-19; and expanding UPEI’s global reach. He capped the town hall meeting by announcing plans to celebrate the 50th anniversary of UPEI in 2019.

Posted: Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 16:21

The University of Prince Edward Island is growing its international footprint in bold, new, and exciting ways, Dr. Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, UPEI’s President and Vice-Chancellor announced to the campus community today at University Update 2018. With a vision endorsed by the UPEI Senate and Board of Governors, UPEI will now deliver degree programs in Asia, Africa, and Europe.

UPEI's Health Sciences Building
Posted: Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 13:32

The Partnership for Dietetic Education and Practice (PDEP) has re-accredited the University of Prince Edward Island’s Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutrition program, as well as the Dietetic Internship program.

Students in UPEI’s Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering
Posted: Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 09:28

UPEI’s Senate and Board of Governors have approved creating UPEI’s seventh faculty. The School of Sustainable Design Engineering (SSDE) is renamed, effective immediately, the Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering (FSDE). 

Dr. Kate Scarth
Posted: Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 13:09

The final presentation in the 2018 Island Studies Lecture series takes place on Tuesday, May 15, at 7:00 pm in the Faculty Lounge of UPEI’s SDU Main Building. 

Posted: Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 13:04

The University of Prince Edward Island is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Stephen Butler and Dr. Raquel Hoersting to key leadership positions in the Department of Psychology’s new Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) program. 

David Earl
Posted: Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 09:50

A special guest lecture in the Island Studies Lecture Series takes place Thursday, May 3, at 7:00 pm in the Faculty Lounge in UPEI’s SDU Main Building. 

Dr. Helene Van Doninck with her husband, Murdo Messer (left), and Dr. Greg Keefe, dean of AVC (right)
Posted: Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 09:15

Nova Scotia veterinarian Helene Van Doninck is the winner of the Atlantic Veterinary College’s 2017 Award of Excellence in Veterinary Medicine and Animal Care. Dr. Greg Keefe, dean of AVC, presented the award to Dr. Van Doninck at the Atlantic Provinces Veterinary Conference in Halifax on April 21.

Mi'kmaq Elder Junior Peter-Paul (right) celebrates as the eagle takes flight.
Posted: Monday, April 30, 2018 - 10:58

On Thursday, April 26, Mi’kmaq Elder Junior Peter-Paul released an eagle that had been recovering from injury at AVC since March 31. Before he released the eagle, Elder Peter-Paul, joined by members of the Abegweit First Nations community and others, conducted a smudging and drumming ceremony. It was a very beautiful and moving experience!

Students and instructors explore computer science at IgniteCS@UPEI Camp 2017
Posted: Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 13:10

UPEI’s School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences is hosting a second year of the IgniteCS@UPEI camp aimed at young students interested in computer science. The free weekly camp begins the week of May 14 and runs through July 4.

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