News

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Media Releases

| Events

The Institute of Island Studies at UPEI will host a public lecture titled “Towards Energy Sovereignty on Labrador’s Remote Island of Ponds” on January 24 at 7 pm in the Faculty Lounge, SDU Main Building. 

| Athletics

The 2023 Federation Internationale du Sport Universitaire (FISU) Winter World University Games is underway, and two UPEI Panthers, TJ Shea and Matt Brassard, are among 22 student-athletes representing Team Canada. UPEI forward Kyle Maksimovich was also selected to play but could not attend due to a recent injury.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Atlantic Veterinary College is now accepting nominations for the Atlantic Award of Excellence in Veterinary Medicine and Animal Care.

| Athletics

UPEI Athletics and Recreation will host the sixteenth annual Shoot for the Cure fundraiser on Thursday, January 26, when the Women’s Basketball Panthers take on the University of New Brunswick Reds at 6 pm on their home court. The event was originally scheduled for January 13, but had to be postponed due to weather conditions.

| University

Read the latest in the UPEI At Issue series about academic compensation and the University's monetary proposal for faculty and librarian salaries.  This and other information can also be found in the Resources and Issues section of the UPEI Labour Relations web pages.

| Athletics

The UPEI Panthers have a full schedule of hockey and basketball during the week of January 9–15.

| Athletics

Every week, UPEI Athletics and Recreation recognizes two student-athletes for their achievements and contributions to their respective sports. The UPEI Panther Subway Athletes of the Week for January 2–8 are Taylor Gillis (women’s hockey) and Jonah Capriotti (men’s hockey).

| University

In this latest update emailed to faculty and staff, UPEI has included links to the most recent proposals as at the end of conciliation from the University and the UPEI Faculty Association.

| University

Dr. Marva Sweeney-Nixon, professor of biology, has been appointed associate vice-president research and dean of graduate studies at UPEI, effective January 1, 2023.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) is now accepting applications for the 2023 Dr. Tim Ogilvie AVC Vet Camp.