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

lisa holland standing in front of PEI's government offices
May 2, 2022 | Success Story

UPEI Bachelor of Integrated Studies student Lisa Holland proves it's never too late to earn your degree.

upei student elvis nyong
Apr 27, 2022 | Students

His team is working with PEI company and faculty industry partner Aspin Kemp and Associates to complete their fourth-year clinic project.

dr. wayne peters
Apr 22, 2022 | Faculty

As the interim dean, Dr. Peters spends most of his time working with faculty, staff, and students to ensure the best experience possible for engineering students. 

upei engineering graduate and professional engineer peter doiron
Apr 20, 2022 | Success Story

Professional engineer and UPEI graduate Peter Doiron embodies the vision of UPEI’s Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering: providing opportunities for students to become qualified engineers who study, live, and work in Prince Edward Island

dr. derek lawther
Mar 29, 2022 | Faculty, Success Story

Dr. Derek Lawther is one of the pillars of teaching in UPEI's Department of Physics and the undergraduate Science programs. He is a long standing member in Physics, and a major portion of his teaching is directed towards life sciences students in courses such as Physics for Life Sciences I and II, and Physics of the Human Body.