Media Releases

| People

Dr. Katherine Gottschall-Pass has been recognized as a Fellow of Dietitians of Canada (DC). Dr. Gotschall-Pass is a professor in the Department of Applied Human Sciences and the current interim vice-president academic and research at the University of Prince Edward Island.


| University

His Excellency, Mr. Stefan Pehringer, the Austrian Ambassador to Canada, made a return visit to the University of Prince Edward Island on June 17, meeting with representatives from the faculties of Sustainable Design Engineering and Veterinary Medicine.

| Upcoming Events

International graduates from post-secondary institutions on PEI who wish to settle in the province are invited to a celebration and information meeting on Thursday, June 13, 5:30–7:30 pm, in the Florence Simmons Performance Hall, Holland College, 140 Weymouth St., Charlottetown.

| Events

PEI writer Marian Bruce will present “The Lion of Prince of Wales: Alexander Anderson—An Unsung Hero of Prince Edward Island’s Education System.”

| Athletics

The University of Prince Edward Island’s Men’s Hockey team has recruited Jesse Sutton to play for the Panthers in the 2019–2020 season.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

Alyson Brown, a student at the Atlantic Veterinary College, will spend the summer working on a research project investigating the impact of accelerated climate change on Atlantic salmon aquaculture in Atlantic Canada.

| Research

The L.M. Montgomery Institute and UPEI’s Robertson Library has launched the Journal of L.M. Montgomery Studies

| Research

L. M. Montgomery and the Matter of Nature(s), a book co-edited by UPEI’s Dr. Jean Mitchell, has won the 2018 Association of Canadian and Quebec Literatures’ (AQCL) Gabrielle Roy Prize. 

| Research

At an event on May 28, the University of Prince Edward Island and Janssen Inc. officially announced their partnership that aims to understand and improve the PEI health system and patient outcomes.

| University

The UPEI Board of Governors is pleased to announce that Donald Moses has been appointed to the position of University Librarian, effective immediately. Mr. Moses served as Interim University Librarian from February 2016 to the time of his appointment.