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In a message to UPEI students issued on February 24, 2021, the interim Vice-President Academic and Research announced that UPEI will continue with a blended delivery model for the 2021 Summer Academic Semester, but will move to an in-person model with online components for the 2021 Fall Academic Semester, in keeping with public health guidance in place at the time.
A student in UPEI’s MBA in Global Leadership program has created a project to help feed and educate children in an internally displaced person (IDP) camp in Abuja, Nigeria.
Dr. Sarah Finch, associate professor, UPEI Department of Applied Human Sciences, is researching treatments and therapies being used by people living with arthritis.
The Atlantic Veterinary College’s Animal Welfare in Practice Symposium, hosted by the Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre (SJDAWC) and the AVC Animal Welfare Club, will be held virtually on March 4 and 6, 2021. The theme of the symposium is animal abuse and neglect, including the link between cruelty to animals and violence against people.
Shoot for the Cure, the annual fundraiser for breast cancer research held by Canadian university women’s basketball programs, raised more than $117,000 this year, of which more than $2,300 came from UPEI.
Women in International Security (WIIS) Canada has named UPEI’s Stephanie Arnold as one of its Emerging Thought Leaders in the category of climate change.
Congratulations to UPEI alumna Olivia Robinson whose first novel, The Blue Moth Motel, has been accepted for publication by Breakwater Books. Set mostly on PEI, Robinson’s novel is scheduled to be published in the fall of 2021.
Congratulations to Kelly Yoo, Class of 2021, on winning the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association’s 2020 Student Leadership Award for the Atlantic Veterinary College. Each year, the CVMA recognizes a third-year student at each of the five veterinary colleges in Canada with a student leadership award. The winners are selected by their classmates based on their leadership and achievement in student affairs.
The entire University of Prince Edward Island community was saddened to learn of the passing of UPEI Founder and retired faculty member Daryl Guignion on February 8, 2021. The flags in front of the Kelley Memorial Building have been lowered to half-mast in his memory.
The Associate Vice-President of Students and Registrar issued a message to students to advise them of the PEI Chief Public Health Office's strong recommendation to not travel off-Island during Reading Week.