News

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Media Releases

| Research

The Government of Canada’s New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) 2020 Exploration competition recently awarded support to 117 research projects across Canada. Among the list is a project led by Dr. Xiuquan (Xander) Wang, an associate professor in UPEI’s School of Climate Change and Adaptation.

| Community

In celebration of the PEI Pride Festival, July 18–25, UPEI has joined the PEI government, municipalities, and other organizations across PEI in flying the Pride flag for the week at the flag plaza near Kelley Memorial Building and at UPEI Alumni Canada Games Place.

| University

UPEI has formed a partnership with 10 other Atlantic Canadian universities and Atlantic Business Magazine with a goal of making the region’s business schools and business community more inclusive.

| University

UPEI Vice-President Administration and Finance Jackie Podger issued a message to the campus community about mask-wearing guidance following an update from the PEI Chief Public Health Office.

| People

The UPEI community was saddened to hear about the passing of SDU alumnus William “Billy” Mulligan, who died on June 25 at the age of 81 in Saint John, NB, after suffering heart complications.

| Research

UPEI’s Back 50 Project is hitting the road!

| Music

The PEI Symphony is presenting a unique concert called The Orchestra Deconstructed on Sunday, July 11, at 3 pm, during the Indian River Festival.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

Dr. Greg Keefe, Dean of Veterinary Medicine at the Atlantic Veterinary College at UPEI, has been extended for a three-year term effective July 1, 2021.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

Dr. Anne Marie Carey will assume the role of Associate Dean Academic and Student Affairs at the Atlantic Veterinary College, effective July 1, 2021. 

| People

Earlier this year, UPEI faculty and librarians were invited to nominate colleagues for appointments to the rank of Professor Emeritus. The Professor Emeritus Evaluation Committee considered all nominees and forwarded its recommendations to the University Senate.