Media Releases

| Events

The University of Prince Edward Island is proud to host the Canada 2018 Gairdner International Award winner for the 2019 Gairdner Lectures. 

| Events

Historian Georges Arsenault will deliver the third lecture of the series on Tuesday, May 21 at 7:00 pm in the Faculty Lounge of UPEI’s SDU Main Building.

| Special Event

Dr. Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of the Prince Edward Island, announced today that three exceptional leaders in their respective fields will be awarded honorary Doctor of Laws degrees at the University’s Convocation ceremonies on May 10 and 11, 2019. Honorary degrees will be conferred upon Roger W. Warren, Albert P. Fogarty, and the Honourable Diane Campbell.

| Atlantic Veterinary College

Dr. Greg Keefe, dean of the Atlantic Veterinary College, has been elected president of the Deans Council—Agriculture, Food, and Veterinary Medicine for a one-year term. He served as president-elect for the past year.

| University

UPEI President and Vice-Chancellor Alaa Abd-El-Aziz issued a message to the campus community today, outlining details of the University's balanced operating budget for 2019-20, which was passed last night by the UPEI Board of Governors.

| Research

Please join us for a celebration of UPEI’s new Canada Research Chair in Geospatial Humanities, held by Dr. Josh MacFadyen.

| Seminar/Conference

The first International Conference on Small Island States and Subnational Island Jurisdictions was hosted March 26 to 29 by the University of Aruba, in collaboration with the Centre of Excellence for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States (COE) and the UNESCO Chair in Island Studies and Sustainability, which is shared between the University of Prince Edward Island and the University of Malta.

| Events

The University of Prince Edward Island’s Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering (FSDE) will showcase the best in student, sustainable engineering at the annual Student Design Expo and Awards Ceremony, Thursday, April 18.

| Events

Dr. Malcolm Murray, a professor of philosophy at UPEI, will launch his new book, The Philosopher, a collection of one-act plays at the Playwrights Cabaret on Saturday April 27 at 7:00 pm in the Faculty Lounge of the SDU Main Building at the University of Prince Edward Island. 

| Research

The University of Prince Edward Island and the Souris and Area Branch of the PEI Wildlife Federation have received $48,000 from the Atlantic Salmon Conservation Foundation (ASCF) and $7,000 from the PEI Wildlife Conservation Fund for Atlantic salmon research, monitoring, and conservation in three rivers in Eastern PEI.