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Media Releases

| Athletics

Every week, UPEI Athletics and Recreation recognizes two student-athletes for their achievements and contributions to their respective sports. The UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week for January 29–February 5, 2024, are Lauren Rainford (women’s basketball) and Jonah Capriotti (men’s hockey).

| Events

Canadian Blood Services and the UPEI Student Union are encouraging students to attend a stem cell swabbing event on February 7 from 11:00 am–1:00 pm and February 8 from 12:00–2:00 pm at the W.A. Murphy Student Centre.

| Events

The UPEI campus community and members of the public are invited to attend a presentation on a recent study, Innovative Governance Structures to Support Indigenous Economic Growth, on Thursday, February 8, 2024, from 5:30–6:30 pm in the Kelley Memorial Building, Room 237.

| University

In this message from Shannon MacDonald, Chair of the UPEI Board of Governors to students, staff, and faculty, she outlines the governance review process that the Board is undertaking.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) Veterinary Teaching Hospital at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) is providing complimentary short-term emotional support to assist clients in navigating difficult situations concerning their pets’ health. 

| Community

The UPEI Department of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Human Rights shared a message with students, staff, and faculty to mark Black History Month, which is celebrated annually in February.

| Athletics

February is Black History Month, a time to honour the Black community, learn about different cultures that have helped shape Canada, and celebrate the Black athletes, coaches, and staff who are engrained in UPEI’s history.

| People

The UPEI community will be well represented by both alumni and staff at the national women’s curling championship—the Scotties Tournament of Hearts—taking place in Calgary, Alberta from February 16–25, 2024.

| Events

The Bridge Effect: Critical Reflections in the Age of Technological Solutionism, a book co-edited by Drs. Laurie Brinklow and Andrew Jennings, will be launched at the Institute of Island Studies’ Island Lecture Series presentation on February 27. 

| Academics

Eleven UPEI Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering (FSDE) teams, composed of a total of 41 students, competed at the 2024 Atlantic Engineering Competition (AEC), hosted at University of New Brunswick Fredericton from January 19–21, 2024, by the Atlantic Council of Engineering Students.