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

Media Releases

| University

In this message from the President, Dr. Keefe updates the campus community on what COVID-19 protocols will look like at UPEI after the end of the 2022 Winter Academic Semester.

| Research

A research team led by Dr. Xander Wang, associate professor in the UPEI School of Climate Change and Adaptation, invites the public to participate in a research survey focusing on potato farming practices in Prince Edward Island.

| Community

The University of Prince Edward Island and the provincial government are partnering on a new clinic to help adults living with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

| University

In a message to students, staff, and faculty, President Keefe updated the campus community as the University transitions from winter to spring.

| Department Updates

Dr. Jeffrey F. Collins, an adjunct professor with the UPEI Faculty of Business, was recently invited by the House of Commons Standing Committee on Government Operations and Expertise to speak as an expert witness for the committee’s respective studies into Canadian air defence and the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS).

| Athletics

UPEI’s Department of Athletics and Recreation celebrated the 2021–22 season at the annual UPEI Panther Celebration—Athletic Awards Gala on Thursday, April 7, recognizing outstanding student-athletes who have excelled in sport, the classroom, and serving the community.

| Research

The following is a news release issued by Protein Industries Canada on April 6, 2022:

Today, Protein Industries Canada announced a new project to grow the plant-based foods ecosystem in Atlantic Canada. The project will see the Eastern Canada Oilseed Development Alliance (ECODA) work with Dalhousie University and the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) to explore and quantify the value of plant-protein food and ingredients in the Atlantic Region, while also increasing awareness about the sector.

| Research

An international report with recommendations designed to counteract school-related sedentary behaviour in children and youth, exacerbated by COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, has been released by the Sedentary Behaviour Research Network (SBRN), in partnership with the University of Prince Edward Island and the CHEO Research Institute

| University

In a message to students, staff, and faculty, President Keefe reminded members of the University community that current protocols outlined in the UPEI Operational Plan for the winter academic semester will remain in place for the remainder of the semester, including masking requirements.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) recently announced $2.5 million in funding for the Kidney Research Scientist Core Education and Training Program (KRESCENT) 2.0.