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Posted on Wednesday, 26 November, 2014
Tweet:  UPEI congratulates 469 students named to Dean's List

Earlier this fall, a variety of Celebration of Student Success events took place to honour 469 UPEI students who have obtained a minimum average of 80 per cent over the past academic year. These students are named to the UPEI Dean’s Honours List and a notation is placed on the students’ transcript indicating that the student has been recognized and has earned this achievement.

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Posted on Wednesday, 26 November, 2014
Tweet:  Athletes of the Week—November 17–23

The UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week for the week of November 17–23 are Laura Power, Women’s Basketball; and Geoff Doane, Men’s Basketball. UPEI Athletics and Recreation showcases these talented athletes 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: Laura Power, Women’s Basketball; and Geoff Doane, Men’s Basketball

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Posted on Tuesday, 25 November, 2014
Tweet:  Michael Crummey on PEI with new novel

PEI fans of Michael Crummey, Newfoundland novelist and poet, will welcome the news that his new novel, “Sweetland,” is a finalist for the 2014 Governor General’s Award for Fiction. Crummey will read from “Sweetland” and sign books on Thursday, November 27, at 7:30 pm in the Confederation Centre Art Gallery.

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Posted on Tuesday, 25 November, 2014
Tweet:  UPEI does it again—Case competition team wins first place

For the second consecutive year, UPEI School of Business undergraduate students placed first in the Ethics in Action Case Competition hosted by Dalhousie University, November 14-15, 2014.

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Posted on Sunday, 23 November, 2014
Tweet:  CBIE report: UPEI sees incline in international students

The University of Prince Edward Island continues to see a steady incline in the percentage of international students, stated a recently-released 2014 report from the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE).

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Posted on Thursday, 20 November, 2014
Tweet:  Island Land Use Policy at an Impasse?

The past and present state of Island land use policy will be the subject of an upcoming public symposium held at UPEI. The event begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, November 27 in the Alex H. MacKinnon Auditorium, room 242 of Don and Marion McDougall Hall.

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Posted on Thursday, 20 November, 2014
Tweet:  H. Wade MacLauchlan's book now available on eBook and Audio Book!

UPEI’s Robertson Library is pleased to announce that President emeritus Wade MacLauchlan’s new book, “Alex B. Campbell: The Prince Edward Island Premier Who Rocked The Cradle” is now available in both eBook and Audio Book formats. The audio version will be available for MP3 players, as well as CD, and USB versions.

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Posted on Wednesday, 19 November, 2014
Tweet:  Tyler Scott named CIS male athlete of the week

UPEI men's basketball player, Tyler Scott, is this week's CIS male athlete of the week for the week ending November 16, 2014. Scott, a second-year business administration student from Halifax, averaged a remarkable 33 points per game to lead the UPEI Panthers (3-1) to a pair of home wins over the Cape Breton Capers (2-2), ranked sixth in the country going into the doubleheader.

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Posted on Wednesday, 19 November, 2014
Tweet:  Call for Nominations – Honorary Degree Candidates

UPEI invites the nomination of candidates for honorary degrees to be conferred at Convocation in May 2015. Honorary degrees are conferred honoris causa, “for the sake of honour,” and are intended to recognize outstanding provincial, national, and international contributions in any field(s) of endeavour. Contributions should reflect extraordinary intellectual or artistic achievements or significant service to society at a standard of excellence that merits the University’s highest honour.

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Posted on Monday, 17 November, 2014
Tweet:  Athletes of the Week—November 10–16

The UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week for the week of November 10–16 are Amy Gough, Women’s Basketball; and Tyler Scott, Men’s Basketball. UPEI Athletics and Recreation showcases these talented athletes 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: Amy Gough, Women’s Basketball; and Tyler Scott, Men’s Basketball

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Posted on Friday, 14 November, 2014
Tweet:  UPEI celebrates third annual MacLauchlan Prizes for Effective Writing event

UPEI celebrated its third annual MacLauchlan Prizes for Effective Writing event today in recognition of the importance of effective writing as a foundational skill for academic success and lifelong learning. The award—presented to 51 students and two faculty members this year—was established in 2011 by the MacLauchlan family to honour H. Wade MacLauchlan’s contributions to the University and his 12 years of service as UPEI President and Vice-Chancellor from 1999-2011.

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Posted on Thursday, 13 November, 2014
Tweet:  Researcher seeks non-francophone parents of children in French schools

A UPEI PhD candidate in the Faculty of Education is seeking non-francophone parents of children in French schools to complete a short survey as part of a research project. The involvement of parents is known to be important for children’s education and social success. For this reason, this project seeks to explore the experience and involvement of non-francophone parents with children in French schools.

To participate, complete the 10-15 minute survey here

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Posted on Thursday, 13 November, 2014
Tweet:  UPEI Wind Symphony at Zion Presbyterian Church

The UPEI Wind Symphony will perform its final recital of the Fall semester on Thursday, November 20 at 7:30 pm at Zion Presbyterian Church. Given the success of last Fall’s performance at St. Dunstan’s Basilica, the Wind Symphony is establishing a tradition of performing in downtown Charlottetown. The architectural and acoustical beauty at Zion will provide the ensemble and audience with a memorable experience. In addition, the seating capacity will allow for all Wind Symphony supporters to attend.

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Posted on Thursday, 13 November, 2014
Tweet:  Michael Crummey on PEI with new novel

PEI fans of Michael Crummey, Newfoundland novelist and poet, will welcome the news that his new novel, “Sweetland,” is a finalist for the 2014 Governor General’s Award for Fiction. Crummey will read from “Sweetland” and sign books on Thursday, November 27, at 7:30 pm in the Confederation Centre Art Gallery. His reading is sponsored by the UPEI English Department, with the generous collaboration of the Confederation Centre Art Gallery.

All are welcome to attend!

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Posted on Wednesday, 12 November, 2014
Tweet:  Athletes of the Week—November 3–9

The UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week for the week of November 3–9 are Laura Bradley, Women’s Hockey; and Jared Murphy, Men’s Soccer. UPEI Athletics and Recreation showcases these talented athletes 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: Laura Bradley, Women’s Hockey; and Jared Murphy, Men’s Soccer

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