News

A chronological list of UPEI media releases. Enter keywords in the "search" box to find applicable releases.

Media Releases

| University

Dr. Greg Keefe, UPEI’s interim President and Vice-Chancellor, delivered a presentation to approximately 75 people on January 13, 2023, updating them on the progress of the development of the UPEI Faculty of Medicine, the joint doctor of medicine degree with Memorial University, and the new building being built at the north end of campus that will house the new faculty.

| Athletics

The UPEI Panthers hockey and basketball teams are looking forward to a full week of games between January 23–29.

| Athletics

Every week, UPEI Athletics and Recreation recognizes two student-athletes for their achievements and contributions to their respective sports. The UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the Week for January 16–22 are Ashley McCutcheon (women’s hockey) and Elijah Miller (men’s basketball).

| Athletics

Carson MacKinnon, UPEI Men’s Hockey Panthers forward, and Jack Flaman, captain of the Acadia University Axemen, are hosting a joint fundraiser for multiple sclerosis (MS) in support of their siblings.

| Athletics

The UPEI Women’s Basketball Panthers have signed their first recruit of 2023–2024. Lily Vrugteman is a skilled 17-year-old guard from Cambridge, Ontario.

| University

In this latest UPEI At Issue brief, we provide information about how UPEI has and continues to make significant investments to support faculty members to carry out a broad range of intellectual, scholarly, and creative endeavours at the University.

| University

Read the latest UPEI Labour Relations update about the announcement of the mediator for University and UPEI Faculty Association negotiations.

| Events

UPEI is excited to participate once again in the Bell Let's Talk campaign as part of our year-round efforts to build a culture of care that nurtures and celebrates the mental health and wellness of everyone in the University community.

| Research

For the first time ever, L.M. Montgomery’s original manuscript of Anne of Green Gables is available to readers everywhere through a new digital exhibition.

| University

The Government of Canada has partnered with the Atlantic Veterinary College at the University of Prince Edward Island and will invest $1.5 million to support Atlantic Canada's wastewater testing capacity. This testing is instrumental in keeping Canadians safe and will ensure early detection of COVID-19 and other pathogens in the Atlantic region.