Spotlights

UPEI is a place built on stories, from student success, to faculty and staff honours, to ground-breaking research. In UPEI Spotlights, you can read and watch videos about the important things that make UPEI unique.

Our Stories

dr. jean mitchell photographed outside holding her book
Jan 21, 2022 | Success Story, Research

In the role as UNESCO Chair in Island Studies and Sustainability, Dr. Mitchell will take a broad perspective on small islands’ sustainability across the intersecting socio-economic, cultural, aesthetic, and environmental domains. 

upei mawi'omi centre student lead emma pickering
Jan 10, 2022 | Students

Emma is working hard this year as Mawi'omi Centre student lead, offering academic supports as well as organizing inclusive events and activities to help Indigenous students connect with one another and feel welcome supported at UPEI.

dr. josh macfadyen
Oct 28, 2021 | Research

Dr. Josh MacFadyen is an associate professor in the Faculty of Arts, and the Canada Research Chair in Geospatial Humanities.

eileen conboy inside the sustainable design engineering building
Oct 21, 2021 | UPEI Viewbook

An important part of UPEI's support team, Eileen co-ordinates the Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office.

UPEI students Vidya Singh and Rabie Al Mialeh working in a laboratory
Sep 29, 2021 | Success Story

Island Abbey Foods reflects on its “overwhelmingly positive” relationship with UPEI Co-operative Education.