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Posted on Wednesday, 4 March, 2015
Tweet:  UPEI Writer in Residence: Workshops and Reading

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.

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Posted on Wednesday, 4 March, 2015
Tweet:  UPEI Creative Writing Master Class Showcase

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 24, 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.

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Posted on Monday, 2 March, 2015
Tweet:  UPEI Recital Series continues on Sunday, March 8

The UPEI Recital Series continues on Sunday, March 8th at 2:30 pm with “Prelude to Spring for Organ and Brass” at Trinity United Church, Prince Street, Charlottetown.

Organist Ruth Ann Read-Clay’s solo work for this afternoon concert will include the Fantasie in G by J.S. Bach, Prelude by Pierne and works by Canadian composers Healey Willan and Mark Sirrett. The works for organ and brass, arranged by Dan St. Amand and Laura MacLeod, will include works by J.S. Bach, Handel, Charpentier, Albinoni and Jeremiah Clarke.

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Posted on Friday, 27 February, 2015
Tweet:  UPEI team places second at international NIBS case competition

Case competition teams from UPEI’s School of Business continue to make their mark on the 2015 event circuit regionally, nationally, and now internationally.

The UPEI team of Shanice Sproule, Jeremy MacAulay, Luke Gaudet, and Kaitlyn Lord won the silver medal on Friday, Feburary 20 at the prestigious 20th annual NIBS Worldwide Case Competition, hosted by Carleton University in Ottawa.

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Posted on Friday, 27 February, 2015
Tweet:  UPEI Women's Basketball recruits Haille Nickerson from Ontario

University of Prince Edward Island women’s basketball coach Mark English is pleased to announce that Grimsby, Ontario, native Haille Nickerson has committed to join the Panthers for the 2015–16 season.

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Posted on Friday, 27 February, 2015
Tweet:  UPEI students can register for 2015–16 courses earlier than ever before

Beginning this year, both new and returning UPEI students will be able to register earlier for 2015–16 courses than in previous years.

Incoming, first-year UPEI students can register for first-semester classes as early as March 2 through group sessions or individually by appointment with a first-year advisor. Students can also register for courses during “Open Class Day” on March 6.

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Posted on Friday, 27 February, 2015

Maureen Anderson, supervised by Sophie St-Hilaire, successfully completed her PhD comprehensive exams.

Posted on Friday, 27 February, 2015

Glen Duizer, supervised by Crawford Revie, successfully defended his MSc (thesis title: Syndromic classification through a retrospective analysis of porcine submissions to a regional animal health laboratory.)

Posted on Friday, 27 February, 2015

Denise Methe, supervised by Jeff Davidson and Thomas Landry, successfully defended her PhD (thesis title: Eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica: Productivity and physiology under varying temperature and salinity conditions)

Posted on Friday, 27 February, 2015

Thitiwan Patanasatienkul, supervised by Crawford Revie and Javier Sanchez, successfully defended her PhD (thesis title: The use of modelling approaches to explore interations in two aquatic host-parasite systems)

Posted on Thursday, 26 February, 2015
Tweet:  Charlottetown native Victoria Barbour commits to Panthers

University of Prince Edward Island women’s basketball coach Mark English is pleased to announce that Charlottetown native Victoria Barbour has committed to join the team for the 2015–16 season.

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Posted on Thursday, 26 February, 2015
Tweet:  Research on Tap: What good is a university degree?

Research on Tap returns for its sixth season of public discussion, debate, and ideas presented by researchers from the University of Prince Edward Island. Join our next conversation on Monday, March 2 at 7 pm at the Haviland Club in Charlottetown. Dr. Neb Kujundzic, associate professor of philosophy and dean of the Faculty of Arts, will lead a discussion entitled: What good is a university degree?

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Posted on Wednesday, 25 February, 2015
Tweet:  UPEI Athletes of the Week, February 16

The UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week for the week of February 9–15 are Danielle MacDonald, 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: Danielle MacDonald, Women’s Basketball, and Tyler Scott, Men’s Basketball

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Posted on Friday, 20 February, 2015
Tweet:  UPEI shows Panther Pride for students and staff at the 2015 Canada Games

The University of Prince Edward Island and Department of Athletics and Recreation is proud of all members of the UPEI community who are participating at the 2015 Canada Winter Games in Prince George, British Columbia, February 13 to March 1.

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Posted on Thursday, 19 February, 2015
Tweet:  Climate Diary training sessions, March 3 and 30

UPEI’s Climate Research Lab and Nature PEI are partnering to offer two training sessions for Islanders interested in participating in the Climate Diary project. The Climate Diary is a printed journal for Islanders to keep record of the changes in the environment as they occur year to year. Rosemary Curley of Nature PEI will provide training on plant and bird identification on Monday, March 3 from 9:00 am to noon, and again on Tuesday, March 30 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. To register for either session, contact climate@upei.ca. The sessions are free.

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