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Media Releases

| Academics

The University of Prince Edward Island’s Charlottetown campus is now home to a temporary, cone-shaped Indigenous structure, known as a tipi, that has been erected between the Kelley Memorial Building and the W.A. Murphy Student Centre. 

| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island participated in the Atlantic Provinces Veterinary Conference (APVC) that was held in Halifax, Nova Scotia from April 22 to 24, 2022.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island is pleased to congratulate Dr. Étienne Côté on being invested as a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (ACC).

| Students

Sarah Freeburn, a fourth-year student in UPEI’s Diversity and Social Justice Studies program, has been awarded a 2022 3M National Student Fellowship Award by STLHE (Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education).

| University

In a message to the campus community, President Keefe provides an update on the activities of the Faculty of Indigenous Knowledge, Education, Research, and Applied Studies.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

AVC surgical and cardiology teams performed AVC’s first ever atriotomy under inflow occlusion - a technique used for open heart surgery in which all venous flow to the heart is temporarily interrupted.

| Research

Three UPEI research projects have received funding through the Government of PEI’s Climate Change Challenge Fund.

| Community

UPEI will observe the National Day of Mourning by flying the flags near Kelley Memorial Building and at UPEI Alumni Canada Games Place at half-mast. 

| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Gary Conboy, professor emeritus, has been selected as the 2021 recipient of the Atlantic Award of Excellence in Veterinary Medicine and Animal Care.

| Athletics

UPEI Cross Country announces that 18-year-old Benji Dueck from Morden, Manitoba will join the team this fall and study kinesiology.