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

Media Releases

| University

The University issued an urgent update to students on Sunday, February 28, 2021, outlining new COVID-19 measures that were implemented in response to the Province of PEI moving to a modified red alert level for 72 hours.

| Athletics

UPEI was well represented in the list of winners at the 47th annual Sport PEI Amateur Sport Awards ceremony.

| Events

Islanders are coming together this year to form a community book club to read and discuss The Skin We're In: A Year of Black Resistance and Power by Desmond Cole.

| Athletics

Lewis Page, head coach of UPEI’s Men’s Soccer team, has recruited Scott Davis of Peterborough, Ontario, to play for the Panthers.

| Academics

In a message to UPEI students issued on February 24, 2021, the interim Vice-President Academic and Research announced that UPEI will continue with a blended delivery model for the 2021 Summer Academic Semester, but will move to an in-person model with online components for the 2021 Fall Academic Semester, in keeping with public health guidance in place at the time.

| Students

A student in UPEI’s MBA in Global Leadership program has created a project to help feed and educate children in an internally displaced person (IDP) camp in Abuja, Nigeria.

| Research

Dr. Sarah Finch, associate professor, UPEI Department of Applied Human Sciences, is researching treatments and therapies being used by people living with arthritis.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Atlantic Veterinary College’s Animal Welfare in Practice Symposium, hosted by the Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre (SJDAWC) and the AVC Animal Welfare Club, will be held virtually on March 4 and 6, 2021. The theme of the symposium is animal abuse and neglect, including the link between cruelty to animals and violence against people. 

| Athletics

Shoot for the Cure, the annual fundraiser for breast cancer research held by Canadian university women’s basketball programs, raised more than $117,000 this year, of which more than $2,300 came from UPEI.

| People

Women in International Security (WIIS) Canada has named UPEI’s Stephanie Arnold as one of its Emerging Thought Leaders in the category of climate change.