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Dr. David Condon (right) accepts the CVMA Small Animal Practitioner Award from Rod Cunniam, Division Vice-President, Petsecure Pet Health Insurance.
Posted: Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 14:11

Congratulations to Dr. David Condon, AVC Class of 1991, on being awarded the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) Small Animal Practitioner Award for his compassion towards the animals in his care and his dedication to the student veterinarians he mentors and supervises. Dr. Condon was honoured during the CVMA’s annual convention held in Charlottetown in July. 

Posted: Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 11:53

UPEI Athletics and Recreation is again offering the Panther Package—the best sports deal on Prince Edward Island. 

Dr. Troy Bourque, 2016-17 CVMA President, presents Dr. Jeanne Lofstedt with a Life Membership for her contributions to the organization and the veterinary profession.
Posted: Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 10:39

Congratulations to Dr. Jeanne Lofstedt, Professor of Large Animal Medicine at AVC, on being awarded with a Life Membership in the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) for her outstanding contributions to the Association and to the veterinary profession worldwide. Dr. Lofstedt was honoured during the CVMA’s annual convention held in Charlottetown in July. 

Posted: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 10:30

New Student Orientation (NSO) is an annual tradition at UPEI to help incoming students get their bearings at their new school and put them on the path to success. NSO 2017 aims to build healthy connections between students and the people and places that will impact their first-year experience. This year, NSO runs from Saturday, September 2 to Saturday, September 9.

Posted: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 12:43

Trade and commerce, environment and energy, and defence and security are topics that affect all Canadians. As a leader for innovation and social development, the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) will host the 2017 Palmer Conference this summer to welcome discussion on these important topics.

Joseph Jabbour safely observes the sun at an event hosted by the UPEI Department of Physics
Posted: Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 09:35

UPEI’s Department of Physics is hosting a viewing event for Monday’s eclipse to help you safely observe the eclipse—and learn a thing or two about astronomy!

Dr. Amy Hsiao and the six girls in the inaugural ProGRES group
Posted: Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 14:39

The School of Sustainable Design Engineering at UPEI has launched a summer program to promote interest in engineering research with girls in high school.

Posted: Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 13:04

An updated version of the UPEI Tobacco-use policy will go into effect on Friday, September 1, 2017. The UPEI Tobacco-use policy was reviewed from May 2015 to May 2016 by a working group that consisted of students, staff, faculty, and community partners.

Dr. Mark Fast, associate professor at UPEI's Atlantic Veterinary College
Posted: Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 15:11

The Atlantic Veterinary College at UPEI is participating in a pan-Atlantic research initiative to improve the health and welfare of cultured Atlantic salmon using genomic and other biotechnologies. The project will equip the Atlantic salmon aquaculture industry with the information and tools needed to develop more disease-resistant broodstock and improved vaccines, which will result in a more robust industry.   MUN News Release

Students enrolled in the first-ever graduate-level course taught in Inuktitut offered by UPEI’s Faculty of Education and the Government of Nunuvut
Posted: Friday, July 21, 2017 - 13:42

The University of Prince Edward Island’s (UPEI) Faculty of Education is partnering with the Government of Nunavut’s (GN) Department of Education to offer the first-ever graduate-level course to be taught exclusively in the Inuktitut language. ED512 Educational Leadership: Engaging Nunavut Parents, Elders, and Community focuses on the development of collaborative relationships, positive communication, and empowerment of parents, elders, and community members who lead, support, and guide education in Nunavut. The course is offered July 15–20 in Iqaluit, Nunavut.

 

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