A chronological list of UPEI media releases. Enter keywords in the "search" box to find applicable releases.

Media Releases

| Department Updates

UPEI’s Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) team issued a message to faculty and staff on March 30, 2020 with contact information and links to resources during the COVID-19 crisis. 

| University

A Message from the President that outlines how UPEI students, faculty, staff, and alumni are doing their part during the COVID-19 pandemic, and are building a stronger UPEI community, was issued to students, staff, and faculty on March 27, 2020.

| Community

Kinesiologists from UPEI’s Active Living Lab are offering free online ergonomic consults for individuals on Prince Edward Island working from home to educate them about ergonomic best practices and provide suggestions on how to work as safely as possible during this period.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

Because of the ongoing, evolving COVID-19 situation, the Atlantic Veterinary College’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital has implemented significant restrictions in order to protect its clients, staff, and the general public.

| Department Updates

CANARIE, the ultra-high-speed network connecting Canada's researchers, educators, and innovators, recently profiled a number of projects as case studies about the impact of the network.

| University

A Message from the President with an update, reminder and thank-you about UPEI's transition to alternative course delivery was issued to students, staff, and faculty on March 20, 2020.

| Research

A research team led by the University of Prince Edward Island has been awarded a research grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to adapt a hand-held, portable technology to detect whether someone carries the coronavirus responsible for COVID-19.

| University

The University of Prince Edward Island expresses deepest sympathy to the family and friends of retired faculty member Dr. Robert Suen, who passed away at his home on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, aged 88.

| Seminar/Conference

The University of Prince of Prince Edward Island hosted the 2020 Science Atlantic Nutrition and Food conference on March 13 and 14.

| University

A Message from the President with updated information about COVID-19 measures, including the University moving to an essential services delivery model, was distributed to the University community on March 17, 2020.