AVC’s Diagnostic Services Unit has received funding from Agriculture and Agri-Food to develop new diagnostic tests that are more effective, more sensitive, and less expensive for detecting bovine and swine viruses.
UPEI is accepting nominations until Friday, February 12 for the inaugural Diamond Awards. The Diamond Awards celebrate students’ personal development and achievement outside the classroom by recognizing positive contributions to campus life and the external community.
The UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the Week for the week of February 1-7 are Sam Sweet, Women’s Hockey, and Nelson Armstrong, Men’s Hockey. On a weekly basis, UPEI Athletics and Recreation recognizes these talented student-athletes for their hard work and dedication to their respective sports.
With only four games remaining in the regular season, the UPEI Men’s Hockey Panthers face a tough test this weekend, as they look to solidify their playoff positioning. Having clinched postseason berths already, the Acadia Axemen (17-5-2) and the Saint Mary’s Huskies (15-7-2) travel to the Island’s capital with hopes of spoiling UPEI’s chances to compete for an AUS title.
UPEI President and Vice-Chancellor Alaa Abd-El-Aziz signed two memorandums of understanding so far this week, with Chitkara University and Punjab Agricultural University, as part of an Ontario-PEI trade mission to India.
The University of Prince Edward Island extends its condolences on the passing of UPEI Founder John Joseph “Joe” Revell after learning of his death yesterday after a brief illness. He was 80 years old.
UPEI Director of Athletics and Recreation Chris Huggan welcomed Marc MacDonald last week as the new operator of Panther Sports Medicine. The entire UPEI community was rocked last year when the Panthers beloved chief physiotherapist Ralph Manning passed away suddenly.
The UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the Week for the week of January 25-31 are Tamara Tompkins, Women’s Basketball, and Matt Mahalak, Men’s Hockey.
Dear Members of the University Community,
A New Year brings new, exciting challenges and opportunities, and 2016 is promising to be a year of monumental achievement in the history of both UPEI and the province of Prince Edward Island. It is with great excitement that I write with the latest update on the construction of UPEI’s new School of Sustainable Design Engineering.
Luke Gaudet (fourth-year BBA with accounting specialization) and Hannah Dawson (third-year BBA) have added to the growing list of successes for UPEI case students this season.