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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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Posted on Wednesday, 1 October, 2014
Tweet:  Athletes of the Week—September 22-28

The UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week for the week of September 22–28 are Danae Iatrou, Women’s Soccer; and Harminder Singh, 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: Danae Iatrou, Women’s Soccer; and Harminder Singh, Men’s Soccer

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Posted on Wednesday, 1 October, 2014
Tweet:  Men’s Hockey season opens October 11 at Eastlink Centre against UNB

The UPEI Men’s Hockey Panthers’ 2014–15 season includes an opening-night at the Eastlink Centre; 15 returning players and seven new recruits; games in all three PEI counties; partnering in a hockey doubleheader; and its annual Alumni Day.

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Posted on Tuesday, 30 September, 2014
Tweet:  Research on Tap presents “I didn’t get married to be a single mother.”

Research on Tap returns for its sixth season of public discussion, debate, and ideas presented by researchers from the University of Prince Edward Island. The series kicks off Tuesday, October 7 at 7:00 pm in the Pourhouse above the Old Triangle Irish Alehouse in Charlottetown. Dr. Christina Murray, assistant professor of nursing, will lead a discussion entitled “I didn’t get married to be a single mother,” featuring stories of Prince Edward Island women whose husbands work in western Canada.

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Posted on Monday, 29 September, 2014
Tweet:  UPEI music alumni—Big Band—to perform October 10

The UPEI Music Department Concert Series continues in a “big” way at the Dr. Steel Recital Hall on Friday evening, October 10 at 7:30 pm with Big Band Jazz featuring UPEI alumni and friends. The 20-piece band will be comprised of well-known PEI musicians and several coming home to UPEI to participate in this concert. Under the direction of Roger Jabbour, the band will feature music graduates from the 1970s to 2014.

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Posted on Monday, 29 September, 2014
Tweet:  UPEI to host winner of the Atlantic Young Artist Competition

The UPEI Music Department is pleased to present pianist Willem Blois on Tuesday, October 7 at 7:30 pm at the UPEI’s Dr. Steel Recital Hall. Last spring, Blois was chosen from five accomplished competitors at the Atlantic Young Artist Competition to perform as the 2014 Atlantic Young Artist. Blois will be performing works by Haydn, Prokofiev, Poulenc, Chopin, and Canadian composer François Morel.

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Posted on Thursday, 25 September, 2014
Tweet:  Individuals honoured at ceremony for significant impact on University

The University of Prince Edward Island held its fifteenth annual Recognition of Founders ceremony today to acknowledge those who have contributed to the University in a significant way. Prior to this special ceremony, UPEI’s second annual Donor Picnic recognition event was held to celebrate and thank its many donors who have significantly contributed to the University.

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Posted on Wednesday, 24 September, 2014
Tweet:  Athletes of the Week—September 15-21

The UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week for the week of September 15–21 are Lauren Chamberlain, Women’s Rugby; and Adam Lowther, 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: Lauren Chamberlain, Women’s Rugby; and Adam Lowther, Men’s Soccer

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Posted on Friday, 19 September, 2014
Tweet:  Fourth annual UPEI Kitchen Party – September 27

The fourth annual UPEI Kitchen Party will be held on Saturday, September 27 in the W.A. Murphy Student Centre’s McMillan Hall in support of the UPEI Panthers varsity sport programs. A reception and silent auction will be held at 5:00 pm, followed by a delicious lobster dinner served by UPEI athletes at 6:15 pm.

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Posted on Friday, 19 September, 2014
Tweet:  First PhD candidate from UPEI’s Faculty of Education defends her dissertation

The UPEI community congratulates Verne Helene Lorway, the first PhD student in the Faculty of Education to defend her dissertation. Lorway’s dissertation is titled ‘Disrupting the “maestro”: Tuneful youth insights for engaged music education.’

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