Media Releases

| Events

The University of Prince Edward Island’s Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering (FSDE) will showcase the best in student, sustainable engineering at the annual Student Design Expo and Awards Ceremony, Thursday, April 18.

| Events

Dr. Malcolm Murray, a professor of philosophy at UPEI, will launch his new book, The Philosopher, a collection of one-act plays at the Playwrights Cabaret on Saturday April 27 at 7:00 pm in the Faculty Lounge of the SDU Main Building at the University of Prince Edward Island. 

| Research

The University of Prince Edward Island and the Souris and Area Branch of the PEI Wildlife Federation have received $48,000 from the Atlantic Salmon Conservation Foundation (ASCF) and $7,000 from the PEI Wildlife Conservation Fund for Atlantic salmon research, monitoring, and conservation in three rivers in Eastern PEI.

| Athletics

UPEI’s Department of Athletics and Recreation celebrated the 2018–19 season at the 50th annual UPEI Athletic Awards Gala on Friday, April 5, recognizing outstanding student-athletes who have excelled in sport, the classroom, and serving the community. 

| University

Dr. Alaa S. Abd-El-Aziz, President and Vice-Chancellor, and J. Gordon MacKay, Chair of The INSPIRE! Campaign, announced today that through the support of alumni, friends, foundations, companies, and government, the University of Prince Edward Island has exceeded its campaign goal of $50 million.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Atlantic Veterinary College is offering its annual AVC Summer Academy program from August 4–9, 2019.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

 Jessica Pottie, a third-year student at the Atlantic Veterinary College, loves to sew. When she heard that first-year student Carolina (Carl) Vicente had to suspend her veterinary education last fall because she had been diagnosed with breast cancer, she decided to use her sewing skills for a good cause.

| International

UPEI President and Vice-Chancellor Alaa Abd-El-Aziz returned to Canada today after a three-day visit to Hong Kong.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

Dr. John VanLeeuwen, professor of epidemiology and ruminant health management at AVC, led a team of senior veterinary students to Kenya earlier this year, where they worked with smallholder dairy farmers and Kenyan veterinarians and veterinary students to improve the health and production of the farmers’ cattle. 

| People

Dr. Alaa S. Abd-El-Aziz, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Prince Edward Island, and professor of chemistry, was recently named a Fellow of the prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), a professional association in the United Kingdom with the goal of “advancing the chemical sciences.”