News

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

Media Releases

| Students

Seven universities in Atlantic Canada are co-ordinating efforts to engage and support student entrepreneurs by hosting virtual workshops this fall.

| Research

Students in UPEI’s Kinesiology 3430 class are seeking participants to take part in a four-week exercise training program.

| Athletics

The University of Prince Edward Island and Holland College announced today that they will be co-hosting an inter-provincial varsity soccer league for both their men’s and women’s soccer teams.

| People

UPEI Founder Verner Smitheram pays tribute to his former colleague and dear friend, Dr. Andy Robb, Professor Emeritus of History and Canadian Studies, who passed away on September 4, 2020. The University of Prince Edward Island has lowered the flags to half-mast in his memory.

| University

In this message to the UPEI community, President Abd-El-Aziz welcomes students back to classes for the 2020 Fall Academic Semester.

| University

UPEI’s actuarial science program has been recognized by the Society of Actuaries (SOA) as being a university offering an actuarial program with advanced curriculum. The program is now designated as a UCAP–Advanced Curriculum program (UCAP-AC).

| University

The UPEI Health, Safety, and Environment department has issued new guidance for mask-wearing in advance of the beginning of the 2020 Fall Academic Semester.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

AVC students Austin Ebbott and Joey Buzzell gained valuable experience caring for a protected species when they helped care for barn swallow chicks at the AVC Wildlife Service last  month. 

| Atlantic Veterinary College

Dr. Sophie Whoriskey, AVC Class of 2013, has been named Hawaiian monk seal conservation veterinarian at Ke Kai Ola, the Marine Mammal Center’s hospital for Hawaiian monk seals in Kona, Hawai’i. 

| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre (SJDAWC), Atlantic Veterinary College, will offer its annual three-part webinar series on September 15 and 29, and October 13. Each webinar will be live from 4 to 5 p.m. Atlantic Daylight Time.