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Posted on Tuesday, 21 October, 2014
Tweet:  Athletes of the Week—October 13–19

The UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week for the week of October 13–19 are Katherine Koughan, Field Hockey; and Jared Murphy, Men’s Soccer. UPEI Athletics and Recreation showcases these talented athletes in order to recognize their hard work and dedication to their respective sports. UPEI Athletes of the Week are also nominated to Atlantic University Sport and Canadian Interuniversity Sport for possible recognition in the region and/or country.

Who: Katherine Koughan, Field Hockey; and Jared Murphy, Men’s Soccer

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Posted on Monday, 20 October, 2014
Tweet:  Ivan Coyote—Public reading on October 23

Ivan Coyote, award-winning author of eight collections of short stories, one novel, three CDs, and four short films will be on campus on Thursday, October 23 at 6:00 pm to present a public lecture. Coyote, also a renowned columnist and sought-after performer will provide a free public talk, Q&A session, and book signing, in UPEI’s K.C. Irving Chemistry Centre, room 104.

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Posted on Thursday, 16 October, 2014
Tweet:  Four Pianists, Eight Hands: The Piano Collective

On Sunday, October 26 at 2:30 pm, the UPEI Music Department will play host to a “triple header” at the Dr. Steel Recital Hall. The “Piano Collective,” a group of four pianists playing eight-hand music on two pianos will make their debut in a performance featuring beloved music of J.S. Bach, Mozart, Glazunov, Mendelssohn, Moszkowski, and Bizet.

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Posted on Thursday, 16 October, 2014
Tweet:  Pianist Heather Taves presents “Come From Away” at UPEI

Heather Taves returns home to PEI and to the UPEI Music Department on Friday, October 24 at 7:30 pm where she will present her solo piano recital, “Come From Away.”

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Posted on Thursday, 16 October, 2014
Tweet:  UPEI duo sees success at first case competition of semester

The first case competition of the semester took place at Mount Saint Vincent University as the Nova Scotia institution hosted the 44th annual Atlantic Schools of Business (ASB) Conference, September 26–28. UPEI’s dynamic duo of Cody Dawson and Alex Khan took home third place in the ASB Case Competition.

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Posted on Thursday, 16 October, 2014
Tweet:  Seventh annual Connecting Aboriginal Cultures Festival

UPEI’s seventh annual Connecting Aboriginal Cultures Festival will take place Monday, October 20–24, in support of Mi’kmaq History Month. The week’s activities will celebrate the Aboriginal and Mi’kmaq culture through singing, traditional drumming and dancing, and learning.

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Posted on Wednesday, 15 October, 2014
Tweet:  Athletes of the Week—October 6–12

The UPEI Panther Male Athlete of the Week for the week of October 6–12 is Mavric Parks, Men’s Hockey. UPEI women’s varsity teams did not compete in weekend games. UPEI Athletics and Recreation showcases these talented athletes in order to recognize their hard work and dedication to their respective sports. UPEI Athletes of the Week are also nominated to Atlantic University Sport and Canadian Interuniversity Sport for possible recognition in the region and/or country.

Who: Mavric Parks, Men’s Hockey

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Posted on Wednesday, 15 October, 2014
Tweet:  Mickey Place Memorial Basketball Tournament action begins October 17

The Mickey Place Memorial Basketball Tournament presented by Rodd Hotels & Resorts begins on Friday, October 17 with eight basketball teams from across Canada competing in the annual three-day event.

The UPEI Men’s Basketball team will tip off against Saint Mary’s University, Holland College, and Crandall University, while the UPEI Women’s Basketball team will take on the University of Ottawa, Bishop’s University, and Cape Breton University.

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Posted on Wednesday, 15 October, 2014
Tweet:  "Those Splendid Girls" book available October 18

Over 115 Prince Edward Island women served as nurses in the First World War. They were full-blooded, complex women living in a tumultuous time in our history, doing their duty on distant battlefields. Their courage, and the courage of all Canadian nurses, is saluted in a powerful new book about wartime nursing called Those Splendid Girls, published by Island Studies Press at UPEI.

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Posted on Wednesday, 8 October, 2014
Tweet:  Attention: 2012 Graduates’ Survey

Did you graduate with a Bachelor’s degree from UPEI in 2012? If so, you could fill out a survey to win $500!

Students who have graduated from a Maritime university in 2012 are invited to complete a confidential survey conducted by the independent research firm, Advanis, on behalf of the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission, in collaboration with UPEI. Ten prizes worth $500 each are available.

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Posted on Tuesday, 7 October, 2014
Tweet:  Athletes of the Week—September 29–October 5

The UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week for the week of September 29–October 5 are Lacey MacLauchlan, Field Hockey; and Jared Murphy, Men’s Soccer. UPEI Athletics and Recreation showcases these talented athletes in order to recognize their hard work and dedication to their respective sports. UPEI Athletes of the Week are also nominated to Atlantic University Sport and Canadian Interuniversity Sport for possible recognition in the region and/or country.

Who: Lacey MacLauchlan, Field Hockey; and Jared Murphy, Men’s Soccer

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Posted on Tuesday, 7 October, 2014
Tweet:  UPEI Men’s Hockey Panthers add high-scoring forward Marcus Power

The UPEI Men’s Hockey Panthers have landed the second-leading scorer in last year’s Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with the addition of Marcus Power of St. John’s, Newfoundland.

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Posted on Thursday, 2 October, 2014
Tweet:  CLIVE WINS!

CLIVE, the coastal erosion visualization tool created by UPEI’s Climate Research Lab and the Spatial Interface Lab at Simon Fraser University, has taken first place in the Massachusetts Institute for Technology’s (MIT) Center for Collective Intelligence contest on Communicating Coastal Risk and Resilience.

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Posted on Thursday, 2 October, 2014
Tweet:  UPEI to launch six titles by UPEI authors and editors on October 10

Join us Friday, October 10 for a celebration of the culture of writing and publishing from UPEI’s Faculty of Arts. Eight new books by UPEI author/editors that were published in 2014 will be launched at the event that begins at 3:00 pm in the Faculty Lounge of UPEI’s SDU Main Building. Books will be available for sale and for signing.

This year’s titles include:

Books:

• Dr. Ian Dowbiggin, The Search for Domestic Bliss: Marriage and Family Counseling in 20th-Century America (University Press of Kansas)

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Posted on Thursday, 2 October, 2014
Tweet:  Yale professor to give public talk about web-based treatment for addictions

A prominent American researcher in the field of addictions treatment is coming to Prince Edward Island to give a public talk, and to discuss ways of importing her web-based treatment methods to the Island’s healthcare system. Dr. Kathleen Carroll is a Professor of Psychiatry from the Yale School of Medicine. The public is welcome to attend her talk on Tuesday, October 7 at 6:00 pm in the Alex H. MacKinnon Auditorium, room 242 of UPEI’s Don and Marion McDougall Hall.

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