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Posted: Friday, March 20, 2015 - 07:13
A research team at the University of Prince Edward Island is seeking volunteers to participate in an anonymous online survey. There is currently limited research into what influences older adults' knowledge of the link between oral health and chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, aspiration pneumonia, and diabetes. The team is looking for volunteers over the age of 50....
Posted: Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 05:03
The UPEI Women's Curling team, skipped by Veronica Smith and including third Jane DiCarlo, second Emily Gray, lead Aleya Quilty, and coach Paul Smith, is off to the 2015 CIS-Curling Canada University Curling Championships at the KW Granite Club at Waterloo, Ontario. The team delayed their departure by a day due to Sunday's storm, but begins play on Wednesday, March 18 at 12 noon (EST...
Posted: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 14:44

Dr. Etienne Côté, veterinary cardiologist at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC), University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI), has been named a 2015 3M National Teaching Fellow by the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) and 3M Canada.

Posted: Friday, March 13, 2015 - 14:16
University of Prince Edward Island Women's Hockey coach Bruce Donaldson is excited to announce that Emily March, with the Etobicoke Dolphins in the Ontario PWHL, and Gabrielle Gray, with the Swift Current Diamond Energy Wildcats in the Saskatchewan Midget AAA league, have agreed to join the Panthers in September 2015. March was born and raised in the city of Toronto. She started playing...
Posted: Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 15:00
Tyler Scott, a guard with the UPEI Men's Basketball team and Reggie Traccitto, defence with UPEI Men's Hockey, were both named 2014-15 CIS Second-Team All-Canadians this week. Scott, a second-year Bachelor of Business Administration student from Halifax, NS, enjoyed a strong season, earning several 'The Wave Athlete of the Week' honours and being named an AUS First-Team...
Posted: Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 11:02
The Honourable Allen Roach, Minister of Innovation and Advanced Learning, signed a proclamation today presented by UPEI co-op student Kylie Ford to recognize next week, March 16 to 20, as National Co-operative Education Week. National co-op week is an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of Canadian co-operative education students. 'Providing students will real work experience and...
Posted: Monday, March 9, 2015 - 08:32

A group of graduate students at UPEI want to hear views and perspectives from the public of the educational culture on PEI. They are conducting an online survey to gather opinion in six specific areas: social promotion, large-scale assessment, the role of parents in education, mathematics, aboriginal culture, and leadership. The online survey can be completed in 15 minutes and can be found here...

Posted: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 12:20
2015 is sure to be a year of important elections for both PEI and Canada. In preparation, UPEI's Vagabond Productions plans to throw its audience a hardball. After going old-school with a Greek classic last year, Vagabond now tackles a controversial Canadian political play called Captives of the Faceless Drummer by George Ryga, best known for The Ecstasy of Rita Joe. When asked about his...
Posted: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 10:35
One of Atlantic Canada's finest poets and creative writing teachers, Dr. Brian Bartlett, will be UPEI's writer in residence during March 11-14. Dr. Bartlett has also distinguished himself as an expert on nature writing, especially poetry with an environmental focus, sometimes called eco­poetry. Dr. Bartlett will read from his new book Ringing Here and There: A Nature...
Posted: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 10:27
One of PEI's most popular literary events, the annual reading by participants in UPEI's Creative Writing Master Class, will take place on Monday, March 23, at 7:00 pm in the Confederation Centre Art Gallery. Some of the Island's most talented new writers will read excerpts from their fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction. This year's featured writers are Chris Bailey,...

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