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Media Releases

| Atlantic Veterinary College

On January 24th, 2020, a “vet team,” including three senior AVC students, Angelina Gorrill, Krystina Lewis, and Ashley Kroyer, and me, left for Kenya with suitcases and boxes full of veterinary medicine for our annual international smallholder dairy health management rotation. 

| Research

Twelve organizations from all sectors across Prince Edward Island will host 15 interns and build climate change expertise in 2021 as part of the ClimateSense Professional Internship Program.

| News

The UPEI Concussion Clinic is offering assessment and care for people who have experienced recent head injury and continue to have symptoms that limit their ability to return to school, work, or physical activities.

| University

The offices of the Vice-President Academic and Research and Vice-President Administration and Finance issued a health guidance update on mask-wearing to the University community on October 22, 2020.


| Research

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) announced support through the John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) earlier this year for research that originated at UPEI’s Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering.

| Students

The Associate Vice-President of Students and Registrar issued a message to students on October 7, 2020 to advise them of  travel and self-isolation requirements if they leave and wish to return to PEI during the Thanksgiving Weekend and Fall Reading Week.

| People

Olive Bryanton, PhD, LLD, can now add the post-nominal letters “OPEI” to her name. The octogenarian from Hampshire received the insignia of the Order of Prince Edward Island in a ceremony on September 30, 2020, at Government House in Charlottetown.

| Department Updates

Denis Gaudet, a 2018 graduate of UPEI’s Master in Global Affairs program, has been offered a position at the United Nations in Ottawa.

| Community

In this Message from the President to the UPEI community, Dr. Abd-El-Aziz writes about Treaty Day, which is celebrated annually on October 1 to promote awareness about the Peace and Friendship Treaties that were signed in the 1700s between the Mi'kmaq and the British Crown.