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Media Releases

| University

Read the message sent to students, faculty, and staff by the Office of the Vice-President Academic and Research and the Office of the Vice-President Administration and Finance on November 5, 2020 announcing the new Convocation dates for both the Class of 2020 and the Class of 2021. 

| Prospective Students

Prospective students are invited to attend UPEI’s Virtual Fall Open House on Friday, November 20, from 10 to 11:30 am.

| Music

The UPEI Department of Music will host a virtual information session on Wednesday, November 11, at 3 pm (AST) to present the benefits of studying music at UPEI.

| Research

Dr. Kathy Snow, associate professor of education at UPEI and academic lead for the University’s Certificate in Educational Leadership program in Nunavut, recently developed a panel presentation for the 2020 University of Washington (UW) Fulbright Canada Chair in Arctic Studies annual lecture.

| Students

The following message about travelling outside the Atlantic Canada bubble for the holiday break, between the Fall and Winter academic semesters, and returning to PEI, was issued to students via their emails on November 2, 2020, by the Associate Vice-President of Students and Registrar.


| Research

Dr. Brian Wagner, a professor in the UPEI Department of Chemistry, has authored a textbook exploring the chemical and physiochemical principles of supramolecular host-guest chemistry in solution.


The Class of 2024 received a warm welcome to the Atlantic Veterinary College and the start of their education in veterinary medicine in September, albeit in a different form than usual.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

Dr. Frederick Kibenge, chair of the Department of Pathology and Microbiology at AVC, has published his third book, Aquaculture Pharmacology, with co-editors Dr. Bernardo Baldisserotto, professor of physiology, Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil, and Dr. Roger Sie-Maen Chong, research aquatic pathologist, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), Australia.

| People

A new book by UPEI professor Dr. James Randall offers up island studies as a tool to better understand our own world of islands. A

| Atlantic Veterinary College

Dr. Michael Cockram, Chair in Animal Welfare at AVC, has co-edited a book titled The Slaughter of Farmed Animals: Practical ways of enhancing animal welfare, with Dr. Temple Grandin, professor of animal science at Colorado State University and renowned advocate for animal welfare.