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| Athletics

Congratulations to Janel MacKay and Simon Hofley, the UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the Week for September 30 to October 6 October 7 to 14.

| Speakers

Dr. Malinda S. Smith, professor of political science, and a Provost Fellow EDI Policy, University of Alberta, will give a public talk called “Equity, Diversity, and Decolonization in Higher Education: An Agenda for Change,” on Wednesday, October 23, 4 pm, in Lecture Theatre A, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island. She will talk about her recent research and offer a critical assessment of the status of equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) programs and initiatives in Canadian higher education.
 

| University

Dr. Kathy Gottschall-Pass, Interim Vice-President Academic and Research, and Jackie Podger, Vice-President Administration and Finance, are pleased to announce that Patti Wheatley will assume the role of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Officer for UPEI.

| University

The University of Prince Edward Island is seeking nominations of candidates for honorary degrees to be awarded at Convocation in May of 2020. 

| Music

The UPEI Department of Music, in partnership with Yamaha Canada Music and the PEI Symphony Orchestra, is pleased to host a brass masterclass with Montreal Symphony Orchestra principal trumpeter Paul Merkelo. Merkelo’s masterclass will give students of all brass instruments an opportunity to learn from a master performer and teacher. The class will be held on Monday, October 21, 9:30-11:30 am, in the Steel Recital Hall at UPEI. Admission is free, and all are welcome.
 

| People

A new book by UPEI’s Dr. James Moran examines the history of madness in civil law on both sides of the Atlantic.

| Athletics

Congratulations to Camille Scherger and Cohen Reddick-Stevens, the UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the Week for September 30 to October 6.

| Events

The Island Lecture Series gets under way once again on Tuesday, October 22, at 7 pm in the SDU Main Building Faculty Lounge at UPEI.

| Speakers

UPEI Faculty of Business alumnus Kevin Ladner, Executive Partner and CEO of Grant Thornton, gave the first talk in the University’s 50th anniversary Alumni Speakers Series on Wednesday, September 11 in Don and Marion McDougall Hall.

| Athletics

The UPEI men’s and women’s basketball teams are ready to roll at the annual Mickey Place Memorial Basketball Tournament!