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Media Releases

| Research

A new report outlines challenges and creative solutions for islands to “build back better” as they recover from COVID-19. The Annual Report on Global Islands 2020 is published by Island Studies Press.


| Events

UPEI’s Faculty of Business will hold an online information session for those interested in its Executive MBA program. The event will be Wednesday, April 28, at 5:00.

| PD/Wellness

The UPEI Healthy Campus Committee is pleased to announce the new Virgin Pulse GO (VP GO) wellness program for faculty and staff. This program is an updated version of the 100-Day Global Challenge held in previous years.

| Students

The University of Prince Edward Island’s Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering (FSDE) will showcase the best in sustainable design engineering by its students at the annual Student Design Expo and Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, April 21.

| News

“Being an islander means that you aren’t like everyone else,” writes Dr. Laurie Brinklow in her new book, My island’s the house I sleep in at night.

| Athletics

UPEI’s Cross-Country team has recruited Patrick Tarrant, of North River, Newfoundland and Labrador, to run with the Panthers for the 2021–2022 season.

| People

The University of Prince Edward Island is excited and proud to share the news that Dr. Ann Braithwaite, professor of Diversity and Social Justice Studies in the Faculty of Arts has been named a 2021 3M National Teaching Fellow.

| Special Event

The Associate Vice-President of Students and Registrar issued a message today about upcoming Convocation celebrations for the classes of 2020 and 2021. 

| Events

The April edition of the Island Lecture Series will celebrate Poetry Month and features two Island poets in conversation with a third.

| Students

Rachel Hamilton, a fourth-year history major at UPEI, is ending her year with an impressive list of honours.