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Media Releases

| Athletics

Before a solid crowd of over 100 people that featured fans ringing cowbells and cheering on their favourite teams, UPEI Women’s Hockey was feeling the pressure when the players took to the ice at MacLauchlan Arena on March 14, looking to defeat a team made up of, for the most part, much older faculty and staff.

| University

Members of the campus community have an opportunity to provide anonymous feedback regarding the three finalist candidates for the position of President and Vice-Chancellor via an online form until 11:59 pm, March 24, 2024. 

| Events

Dr. David Cairns, scientist emeritus with Fisheries and Oceans Canada, will give a lecture titled “The Biogeography of North Atlantic Islands” on March 26 at 7 pm in the Faculty Lounge, SDU Main Building, UPEI.

| Research

Dr. Yulin Hu, an assistant professor in the UPEI Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering, has received funding to establish a new Atlantic Zero-Emission Energy System Laboratory (AZEESL) that will produce clean and sustainable fuels and materials from biowaste.

| Prospective Students

At a special meeting on March 13, the UPEI Board of Governors approved an increase to the tuition deposit for new international undergraduate students (including DVM and BEd), which has now also been made refundable, to help ensure that applicants are committed to coming to UPEI. 

| Research

The University of Prince Edward Island has been awarded two new Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs, and a current Tier 2 Canada Research Chair has been renewed, all for five-year terms. 

| University

As part of continuing to engage with the various audiences that make up the campus community, Dr. Greg Keefe, interim President and Vice-Chancellor, is holding a series of Campus Town Halls for faculty, staff, and students. 

| Atlantic Veterinary College

The Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre (SJDAWC) at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island, is pleased to announce its 2024 Webinar Series.

| Special Event

On March 14 at 3 pm, the campus community is invited to MacLauchlan Arena (Rink A) at the Bell Aliant Centre to watch faculty and staff take on the UPEI Women's Hockey Panthers in a fun fundraising game.

| Research

Duy Anh Nguyen, a Master of Science student in the Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering under the supervision of Dr. Trung Dung Ngo, professor of robotics and intelligent systems, received the Best Student Paper Award during the 16th IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration.