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Media Releases

| Community

The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women, which takes place every year on December 6, marks the anniversary of the murders of 14 young women at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal in 1989. UPEI will observe the day by lowering the flags in front of Kelley Memorial Building and at UPEI Alumni Canada Games Place to half-mast.

| Athletics

This weekend sees the last regular season play for the Panthers before the holiday break.

| Music

The UPEI Music Department is pleased to present the UPEI Choral Concert on December 3 at 7:30 pm at the Kirk of St. James, Charlottetown.

| Events

The University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) is participating in Giving Tuesday on November 30, an international day of giving that follows Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The focus of this year’s campaign is to raise funds for Performing Arts Education at UPEI and to support renovations to the Dr. Steel Recital Hall. Donate at

| Athletics

This week’s UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the Week for November 21 to 28 are Taylor Gillis (women’s hockey) and Troy Lajeunesse (men’s hockey).

| People

The UPEI community was saddened to learn that renowned journalist, columnist, editor, philanthropist, and former Chancellor Norman Webster passed away on November 19, 2021, in Magog, Quebec.

| Research

The Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI) recently announced the successful research projects in its latest round of Seed Fund support. Among the recipients is UPEI’s Dr. Ali Ahmadi, who is developing technology to monitor the heart rate, and therefore overall health, of oysters within an aquaculture environment.

| Athletics

The No. 1 UPEI Panthers (8–0) have made history by being ranked at the top of the national list in women’s basketball.

| Athletics

Both Panther hockey teams defend home ice this weekend at UPEI.

| Research

Join us for a roundtable discussion on the challenges, stakes, and opportunities of performing research in French at a primarily English university.