Media Releases http://news.upei.ca/media/feed en UPEI celebrates its distinguished alumni http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/07/25/upei-celebrates-its-distinguished-alumni <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tweet"> <div class="field-label">Tweet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> UPEI celebrates its distinguished alumni </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://news.upei.ca/files/news/imagecache/media-releases-page/media-release/18572/cf208-14j-6313mp4.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The UPEI community honoured three graduates yesterday with the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award and the Inspiring Young Alumni Awards. Since 1990, the UPEI Alumni Association has been awarding the Distinguished Alumni Award to recognize graduates who have made an outstanding contribution to knowledge, the arts, the community, the University, or have made a special contribution to an area of service to humanity.<p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/07/25/upei-celebrates-its-distinguished-alumni" target="_blank">read more</a></p> University Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:43:43 +0000 ngillis 18572 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI hosts Kent Stetson’s Master Class Writing Workshop http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/07/22/upei-hosts-kent-stetson-s-master-class-writing-workshop <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tweet"> <div class="field-label">Tweet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> UPEI hosts Kent Stetson’s Master Class Writing Workshop </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://news.upei.ca/files/news/imagecache/media-releases-page/media-release/18571/writing.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Kent Stetson, a distinguished Island author, will offer a two-tiered, sixteen-hour workshop at UPEI for writers of drama and prose fiction at various stages of their practice. Stetson is a Member of the Order of Canada, Governor General&rsquo;s Award laureate, and this year&rsquo;s recipient of the UPEI Alumni Association&rsquo;s Distinguished Alumni Award.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/07/22/upei-hosts-kent-stetson-s-master-class-writing-workshop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> University Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:45:49 +0000 skerry 18571 at http://news.upei.ca Mark Carragher joins Panther coaching staff http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/07/22/mark-carragher-joins-panther-coaching-staff <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tweet"> <div class="field-label">Tweet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Mark Carragher joins Panther coaching staff </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://news.upei.ca/files/news/imagecache/media-releases-page/media-release/18570/markcarragher.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>UPEI Men&rsquo;s Hockey Head Coach Forbes MacPherson is pleased to welcome Mark Carragher to the Panther coaching staff.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/07/22/mark-carragher-joins-panther-coaching-staff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:33:19 +0000 skerry 18570 at http://news.upei.ca Summer Reunion Weekend 2014 at UPEI, July 24–27 http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/07/22/summer-reunion-weekend-2014-upei-july-24-27 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tweet"> <div class="field-label">Tweet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Summer Reunion Weekend 2014 at UPEI, July 24–27 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://news.upei.ca/files/news/imagecache/media-releases-page/media-release/18567/mixer.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>UPEI, SDU, and PWC alumni will reunite this weekend through a variety of events during Summer Reunion Weekend 2014, July 24&ndash;27.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/07/22/summer-reunion-weekend-2014-upei-july-24-27" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alumni Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:09:05 +0000 skerry 18567 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI research project seeks young participants for concussion study http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/07/22/upei-research-project-seeks-young-participants-concussion-study <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tweet"> <div class="field-label">Tweet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> UPEI research project seeks young participants for concussion study </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://news.upei.ca/files/news/imagecache/media-releases-page/media-release/18566/cf464-10s-matchd-463-mp4.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Concussion Injury Research and Evaluation Clinic at UPEI is looking for participants between the ages of 9 and 25 who are physically active and/or involved in organized sport to participate in research that investigates concussion and return-to-play. Study participants must be available for two (2) hour-long testing appointments spaced at least two weeks apart.</p> <p>Visit <a href="http://upei.ca/concussion">upei.ca/concussion</a> for more information. Email concussion@upei.ca for inquiries or to schedule an appointment.</p> Research Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:51:35 +0000 skerry 18566 at http://news.upei.ca See CLIVE in North Rustico, Charlottetown, Summerside, Alberton http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/07/22/see-clive-north-rustico-charlottetown-summerside-and-alberton <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tweet"> <div class="field-label">Tweet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> See CLIVE in North Rustico, Charlottetown, Summerside, Alberton </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://news.upei.ca/files/news/imagecache/media-releases-page/media-release/18565/victoriameetingjuly8thfrombackofroom-11.jpg" alt="" title="Photo by Don Jardine" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>How will coastal erosion affect your community? UPEI&rsquo;s Climate Research Lab is touring Prince Edward Island Communities this month to demonstrate its Coastal Impacts Visualization Environment tool, better known as CLIVE. Dr. Adam Fenech will lead discussions about coastal erosion and sea-level rise, and the risk to homes, cottages, roads, and communities.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/07/22/see-clive-north-rustico-charlottetown-summerside-and-alberton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Research Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:51:24 +0000 skerry 18565 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI and the Old Belle River Church present encore performance http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/07/21/upei-and-old-belle-river-church-present-encore-performance <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tweet"> <div class="field-label">Tweet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> UPEI and the Old Belle River Church present encore performance </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://news.upei.ca/files/news/imagecache/media-releases-page/media-release/18564/karemsimon.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Old Belle River Church and UPEI will present an encore performance of A Solitary Clarinettist on Friday, July 25 at 8:00 pm. Performed by UPEI clarinet professor Karem J. Simon, this performance is unique in that it will feature a diverse selection of music performed by one clarinettist only; no other collaborative musicians will be involved. This recital is an extraordinary experience as it blends the Old Belle River Church&rsquo;s remarkable acoustics with the comfort, ambiance, and intimacy so desired in the presentation of chamber music.<p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/07/21/upei-and-old-belle-river-church-present-encore-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Music Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:47:50 +0000 skerry 18564 at http://news.upei.ca Calling all UPEI international students to fill out survey! http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/07/18/calling-all-upei-international-students-fill-out-survey <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tweet"> <div class="field-label">Tweet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> International student survey - cash prize available! </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://news.upei.ca/files/news/imagecache/media-releases-page/media-release/18550/cf001-13k-0571-m.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>UPEI&rsquo;s Office of International Relations, in conjunction with Assistant Professor Melissa MacEachern, is seeking feedback from international students who have either applied, registered, or are currently enrolled at UPEI.</p> <p>The survey only takes minutes to complete and will establish and confirm the contributing factors as to why students from around the world select UPEI as their post-secondary education destination. Students who fill out the survey are eligible for a $100 cash prize.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/07/18/calling-all-upei-international-students-fill-out-survey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> International Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:36:59 +0000 nphillips 18550 at http://news.upei.ca Panthers add high-scoring defenseman; OHL’s Armstrong to suit up for UPEI http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/07/18/panthers-add-high-scoring-defenseman-ohl-s-armstrong-suit-upei <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tweet"> <div class="field-label">Tweet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Panthers add high-scoring OHL defenseman, Armstrong </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://news.upei.ca/files/news/imagecache/media-releases-page/media-release/18549/armstrongnelson3519.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>UPEI Men&rsquo;s Hockey Head Coach Forbes MacPherson is pleased to announce the addition of the Peterborough Petes&rsquo; Nelson Armstrong, one of the top-scoring defensemen from the Ontario Hockey League, to the Panthers.</p> <p>Born in Peterborough, Armstrong put together his best season in 2013&ndash;14 with 9 goals and 36 assists for 45 points. Armstrong added four assists in the playoffs for the Petes. Along with his strong offensive game, Armstrong is known for being very strong in his own end and prides himself on being a well-rounded player every night.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/07/18/panthers-add-high-scoring-defenseman-ohl-s-armstrong-suit-upei" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:23:23 +0000 nphillips 18549 at http://news.upei.ca Sheidow commits to UPEI Panther Women's Rugby http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/07/18/sheidow-commits-upei-panther-womens-rugby <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tweet"> <div class="field-label">Tweet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sheidow commits to UPEI Panther Women&#039;s Rugby </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://news.upei.ca/files/news/imagecache/media-releases-page/media-release/18548/laurensheidow.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>UPEI Women&rsquo;s Rugby Coach Shannon Atkins is very pleased to announce that Lauren Sheidow is joining the Panthers for 2014&ndash;15.</p> <p>&ldquo;Lauren is a powerful player that will add strength to the scrum,&rdquo; commented Coach Atkins. &ldquo;It is really important for UPEI to have the top Island players, like Lauren, playing for us to maintain the competition level necessary for success.&rdquo;</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/07/18/sheidow-commits-upei-panther-womens-rugby" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:24:42 +0000 nphillips 18548 at http://news.upei.ca Centre for Life-Long Learning changes name http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/07/11/centre-life-long-learning-changes-name <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tweet"> <div class="field-label">Tweet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Centre for Life-Long Learning changes name </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://news.upei.ca/files/news/imagecache/media-releases-page/media-release/18537/clock.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>With the adoption of the UPEI Strategic Plan 2013-2018 earlier this year, the University is poised to become a leader in offering experiential learning opportunities. UPEI has looked at a variety of ways to best support students in seizing these opportunities and has decided to group several existing functions under a centralized office.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/07/11/centre-life-long-learning-changes-name" target="_blank">read more</a></p> University Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:12:26 +0000 skerry 18537 at http://news.upei.ca New recruit for UPEI Women’s Rugby team http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/07/03/new-recruit-upei-women-s-rugby-team <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tweet"> <div class="field-label">Tweet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> New recruit for UPEI Women’s Rugby team </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://news.upei.ca/files/news/imagecache/media-releases-page/media-release/18522/panther.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>UPEI Women&rsquo;s Rugby Head Coach Shannon Atkins is pleased to welcome Island native Alysha Corrigan to the Panther rugby program for the 2014&ndash;15 season.</p> <p>&ldquo;Alysha was the top scorer in the PEI high school league this spring, and I am very excited to add her speed and agility to the Panthers,&rdquo; said Atkins. &ldquo;It will be nice for her to play with her sister Sidney again, too.&rdquo;</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/07/03/new-recruit-upei-women-s-rugby-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Thu, 03 Jul 2014 12:05:44 +0000 skerry 18522 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI Men’s Basketball announces Islander Noah Giddings http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/07/02/upei-men-s-basketball-announces-islander-noah-giddings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tweet"> <div class="field-label">Tweet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> UPEI Men’s Basketball announces Islander Noah Giddings </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://news.upei.ca/files/news/imagecache/media-releases-page/media-release/18519/upeipanthers2011jpg.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>UPEI Men&rsquo;s Basketball Head Coach Tim Kendrick is pleased to announce local Charlottetown Rural High School hoops star Noah Giddings will be joining the Panther roster in September.</p> <p>Giddings is a six-foot-four forward, starter, and key contributor to the Raiders in the last two consecutive PEISAA championships. He has also represented PEI at Nationals with the U-15 and U-17 programs, including the 2013 Canada Games team.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/07/02/upei-men-s-basketball-announces-islander-noah-giddings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Wed, 02 Jul 2014 13:59:52 +0000 skerry 18519 at http://news.upei.ca Andrews Hockey Growth partners with UPEI on concussion research http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/06/27/andrews-hockey-growth-partners-upei-concussion-research <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tweet"> <div class="field-label">Tweet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Andrews Hockey Growth partners with UPEI on concussion research </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://news.upei.ca/files/news/imagecache/media-releases-page/media-release/18514/hockey.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The University of Prince Edward Island announced a partnership today with Andrews Hockey Growth Programs Inc. The Memorandum of Understanding gives youth who are attending the internationally-known, Charlottetown-based hockey school the opportunity to participate in a groundbreaking research study that investigates the several areas of concussion assessment and return to play after a concussion injury.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/06/27/andrews-hockey-growth-partners-upei-concussion-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Research Fri, 27 Jun 2014 18:50:59 +0000 skerry 18514 at http://news.upei.ca Panther Women’s Soccer coaches look forward to 2014 season http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/06/27/panther-women-s-soccer-coaches-look-forward-2014-season <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tweet"> <div class="field-label">Tweet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Panther Women’s Soccer coaches look forward to 2014 season </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://news.upei.ca/files/news/imagecache/media-releases-page/media-release/18511/maria.jpg" alt="" title="UPEI Panther and AUS All-Star Striker Maria Scichilone" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>UPEI Women&rsquo;s Soccer coaches Graeme McDonald and Glenn Smiley are looking forward to officially kicking off the 2014 AUS season on September 5 against Acadia in Wolfville, Nova Scotia.</p> <p>&ldquo;We are excited to introduce a new attacking philosophy, incorporating a system with patterns of play to be more creative and score more goals,&rdquo; said McDonald.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/06/27/panther-women-s-soccer-coaches-look-forward-2014-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Fri, 27 Jun 2014 15:09:43 +0000 skerry 18511 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI appoints Dr. Christian Lacroix as Vice-President Academic http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/06/25/upei-appoints-dr-christian-lacroix-vice-president-academic <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tweet"> <div class="field-label">Tweet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> UPEI appoints Dr. Christian Lacroix as Vice-President Academic </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://news.upei.ca/files/news/imagecache/media-releases-page/media-release/18509/clacroix.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The University of Prince Edward Island Board of Governors recently accepted the recommendation of the Search Committee for the Vice-President Academic and has appointed Dr. Christian Lacroix for a term through to June 30, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/06/25/upei-appoints-dr-christian-lacroix-vice-president-academic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> University Wed, 25 Jun 2014 19:42:12 +0000 skerry 18509 at http://news.upei.ca PhD student wins Silver at CIHR National Student Research Poster Presentation http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/06/23/upei-phd-student-wins-silver-cihr-national-student-research-poster-presentation <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tweet"> <div class="field-label">Tweet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> PhD student wins Silver at CIHR National Student Research Poster Presentation </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://news.upei.ca/files/news/imagecache/media-releases-page/media-release/18500/marsenault2014.jpg" alt="" title="Michel Arsenault, UPEI PhD student in Biomedical Sciences and CIHR silver award recipient" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>A PhD student from the University of Prince Edward Island took home a silver award at the CIHR National Student Research Poster Presentation at the 2014 Canadian Student Health Research Forum in Winnipeg. Michel Arsenault&rsquo;s poster outlines his research into the factors that contribute to the development of a healthy kidney.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/06/23/upei-phd-student-wins-silver-cihr-national-student-research-poster-presentation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Research Mon, 23 Jun 2014 13:07:25 +0000 skerry 18500 at http://news.upei.ca Goalie Connor Wilkinson joins Men’s Hockey Panthers http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/06/20/goalie-connor-wilkinson-joins-men-s-hockey-panthers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tweet"> <div class="field-label">Tweet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Goalie Connor Wilkinson joins Men’s Hockey Panthers </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://news.upei.ca/files/news/imagecache/media-releases-page/media-release/18499/mhockeypanthers600x300.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>UPEI Men&rsquo;s Hockey Head Coach Forbes MacPherson is pleased to announce the addition of goaltender Connor Wilkinson for the 2014&ndash;15 season.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/06/20/goalie-connor-wilkinson-joins-men-s-hockey-panthers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Fri, 20 Jun 2014 21:38:11 +0000 nphillips 18499 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI men’s hockey Panthers host rival UNB in Season Opener http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/06/13/upei-men-s-hockey-panthers-host-rival-unb-season-opener <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tweet"> <div class="field-label">Tweet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> UPEI men’s hockey Panthers host rival UNB in Season Opener </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://news.upei.ca/files/news/imagecache/media-releases-page/media-release/18497/upeiunb.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The UPEI men&rsquo;s hockey Panthers will host archrival UNB Reds for their 2014&ndash;15 season home opener on Saturday, October 11, as released by the AUS earlier this week.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/06/13/upei-men-s-hockey-panthers-host-rival-unb-season-opener" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Fri, 13 Jun 2014 16:56:57 +0000 skerry 18497 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI research project needs your photos of Prince Edward Island lupines http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/06/13/upei-research-project-needs-your-photos-prince-edward-island-lupines <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tweet"> <div class="field-label">Tweet:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> UPEI research project needs your photos of Prince Edward Island lupines </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img src="http://news.upei.ca/files/news/imagecache/media-releases-page/media-release/18496/lupines.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>As Prince Edward Island&rsquo;s iconic lupine flowers burst into blooms of pink, purple, and white, snap a photo and send it to researchers at the University of Prince Edward Island. Dr. Karen Samis, assistant professor of biology, is using photos from the public to help answer questions about genetic diversity and distribution&mdash;and why it is that purple flowers are much more abundant than white or pink.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/06/13/upei-research-project-needs-your-photos-prince-edward-island-lupines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Research Fri, 13 Jun 2014 13:36:09 +0000 skerry 18496 at http://news.upei.ca