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Dr. Mark Tremblay
Posted: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 14:18

UPEI will host a public lecture by Dr. Mark Tremblay, chair of Canada’s Physical Activity Guideless Committee, on Canada’s 24-hour movement guidelines for young children.

Photo: (L to R) William (Bill) LeClair, Anne Love, Anne Smith, and Wes MacAleer will receive honorary degrees at UPEI Convocation on May 12.
Posted: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 11:15

Dr. Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of the Prince Edward Island, announced today that four exceptional leaders in their respective fields will be awarded honorary Doctor of Laws degrees at the University’s Convocation ceremonies on May 12, 2018. Honorary degrees will be conferred upon William (Bill) LeClair, Anne Love (née Michael), J. Weston (Wes) MacAleer, and E. Anne Smith.

Posted: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 14:35

Students from UPEI’s Kinesiology program are seeking participants to complete the PEI Health Survey. The purpose of this survey is to assess the health of Islanders, and the relationships between different health-related behaviours.

Jeremy Brimacombe, Dr. Richard Kurial (faculty advisor), Nick Scott, and Ida Embleton
Posted: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 13:29

The University of Prince Edward Island will host the tenth-annual Atlantic Universities Undergraduate History and Classics Conference (AUUHCC) March 2–4. 

Bailey Smith and Stefan Vujisic
Posted: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 13:14

Congratulations to Bailey Smith and Stefan Vujisic, the UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the Week for February 19–26.

Posted: Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 16:10

The UPEI Women’s and Men’s Basketball teams will play their final games of the regular season this weekend at home. On Friday, February 23, the Panthers host St. Francis Xavier with the women tipping off at 6 pm and the men at 8 pm. Action gets underway again at 6 pm on Saturday, February 24 when the UPEI women’s team takes on the Dalhousie Tigers. The UPEI Men’s Basketball team plays Dal at 8 pm.

Dr. Don McKay will deliver the 2018 Don Mazer Arts & Science Lecture on March 1
Posted: Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 11:02

Dr. Don McKay has been called the Canadian poet laureate of ecological philosophy. A revered poet, esteemed naturalist, distinguished scholar and editor, celebrated teacher, and famously witty speaker, Dr. McKay will give the 2018 UPEI Don Mazer Arts & Science Lecture on Thursday, March 1 at 7:00 pm in room 246 of UPEI’s Don and Marion McDougall Hall. All are welcome.

Dr. Martin Mueller
Posted: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 09:29

The UPEI School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences is hosting a series of research presentations about artificial intelligence and machine learning. The presentations are open to the public and are presented with the support of the Office of the Vice-President Academic and Research.

The cast of Fresh Brewed: Tales from the Coffee Bar
Posted: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 09:17

Vagabond Productions newest show, Fresh Brewed: Tales from the Coffee Bar by Henry Meyerson, promises to add a bit of a caffeine jolt to your regular theatre experience. The show is made up of a series of seven short plays with just two things in common: they all take place in a coffee shop, and they are all hilarious.

Dr. Don Desserud
Posted: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 13:40

The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Canada’s minister of science and minister of sport and persons with disabilities, recently announced the appointment and renewal of several members of the governing council for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Among the list is Dr. Don Desserud, professor of political science at the University of Prince Edward Island.

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