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Media Releases

| Atlantic Veterinary College

A pan-Canadian research team, led by Drs. Javier Sanchez and Luke Heider, AVC’s Department of Health Management, is developing a surveillance program to measure antimicrobial use (AMU) and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) on Canadian dairy farms, and the effectiveness of antimicrobial stewardship protocols and programs. 

| People

Krystin Matters, who graduated from UPEI this spring with a major in Religious Studies and a minor in Asian Studies, has accepted a position as an assistant English language teacher with the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) program.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

The University of Prince Edward Island is proud to announce that Dr. Caroline Ritter, Assistant Professor of veterinary epidemiology at the Atlantic Veterinary College, has been appointed Canada Research Chair (CRC) specializing in veterinary social epidemiology. Dr. Ritter is also the recipient of a John R. Evans Leader Award (JELF) from the Canadian Foundation of Innovation (CFI).

| Athletics

In the face of the adversity of 2020, one Charlottetown athlete took advantage of an opportunity that may not have presented itself otherwise.

| University

The University of Prince Edward Island received the sad news on Saturday that UPEI’s first president and president emeritus, Dr. Ron J. Baker, passed away in Vancouver last week at the age of 96. 

| News

UPEI issued a message to students, staff, and faculty via their emails about the pop-up COVID-19 testing clinic taking place on campus on Thursday, December 10, 2020. 

| Students

Three students from the Master of Arts in Island Studies (MAIS) program at the University of Prince Edward Island have been awarded Canada Graduate Scholarships from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRCC) through its master’s program competition.

| Seminar/Conference

The L.M. Montgomery Institute has issued a call for papers for its 15th biennial international conference, which will be held at the University of Prince Edward Island, June 22 to 26, 2022.

| People

The University community was saddened to learn of the passing of retired accounting professor Albert “Ab” Ferris, who died on December 3 in Charlottetown, and extends its deepest condolences to his family, friends, and former colleagues and students. 

| University

UPEI announced that effective December 7, 2020, it will move back to to an essential services model and suspend in-person classes for two weeks due the restrictions announced by the PEI Chief Public Health Office on December 6, 2020.