Campus News Feed http://news.upei.ca/newsfeed/ajax/html/listing/%2A/%2A en Donaldson and Visser named to Canadian women's hockey roster http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/24/donaldson-and-visser-named-canadian-womens-hockey-roster <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"> Donaldson and Visser named to Canadian women&#039;s hockey roster </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/18796/cf254-13s-visser-1352-mp3.jpg" alt="" title="Fifth-year Women&#039;s Hockey player Keirstin Visser was selected as one of four AUS hockey players for the Canadian women&#039;s hockey roster" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>UPEI Women's Hockey Head Coach Bruce Donaldson and fifth-year player Keirstin Visser were named to the Canadian women's hockey roster for the 2015 Winter Universiade in Granada, Spain. The 27th biennial Games will be held February 4&ndash;14.</p> <p>Donaldson was named an assistant coach alongside Jim Hunter from the University of Windsor, with Jon Rempel from the University of Manitoba leading the team as head coach.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/24/donaldson-and-visser-named-canadian-womens-hockey-roster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:30:45 +0000 skerry 18796 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI Field Hockey team garners All-Star and Coach of the Year selections http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/24/upei-field-hockey-team-garners-all-star-and-coach-year-selections <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 Field Hockey team garners All-Star and Coach of the Year selections </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/18795/cf243-13s-currie-charla-192-mp3.jpg" alt="" title="UPEI Field Hockey Head Coach Charla Currie" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>At the Atlantic University Field Hockey Championships last weekend, four UPEI players were named league all-stars, while UPEI Head Coach Charla Currie was named the league&rsquo;s Coach of the Year.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/24/upei-field-hockey-team-garners-all-star-and-coach-year-selections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:29:29 +0000 skerry 18795 at http://news.upei.ca Canada Gairdner Global Health Award Laureate to guest lecture at UPEI http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/24/canada-gairdner-global-health-award-laureate-guest-lecture-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"> Canada Gairdner Global Health Award Laureate to guest lecture at UPEI </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/18794/holmes.jpg" alt="" title="King Holmes" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Throughout October, the Gairdner Foundation hosts a dynamic and interactive speaker series that welcomes the Canada Gairdner Award laureates and past awardees to schools across Canada. The Gairdner Foundation celebrates biomedical science research from coast to coast and prides itself on giving Canadians access to scientists from around the world.<br /> <p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/24/canada-gairdner-global-health-award-laureate-guest-lecture-upei" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:02:33 +0000 skerry 18794 at http://news.upei.ca Chief Justice Thane A. Campbell Lectureship in Law—October 31 http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/24/chief-justice-thane-campbell-lectureship-law-october-31 <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"> Chief Justice Thane A. Campbell Lectureship in Law—October 31 </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/18793/waldron.jpg" alt="" title="Photo of Mary Anne Waldron from uvic.ca" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Chief Justice Thane A. Campbell Lectureship in Law will take place on Friday, October 31 in Don and Marion McDougall Hall, room 242 at 1:30 pm.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/24/chief-justice-thane-campbell-lectureship-law-october-31" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:36:55 +0000 skerry 18793 at http://news.upei.ca The 2015 PEI Weather Trivia Calendar is coming to a library near you http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/23/some-weather-we-re-having-2015-pei-weather-trivia-calendar-coming-library-near-you <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"> The 2015 PEI Weather Trivia Calendar is coming to a library near you </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/18786/triviacalendar.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Prince Edward Island history comes to life in this first ever PEI weather trivia calendar of 365 stories about PEI weather and its impact on Islanders&rsquo; everyday lives. Meet the authors, Don Jardine and Adam Fenech, as they visit eleven libraries (and one pub!) across the Island during the month of November.<br /> <br /> &bull; Monday, November 3: Murray Harbour<br /> &bull; Tuesday, November 4: Launch Party at The Pourhouse (above the Old Triangle in Charlottetown)<br /> &bull; Wednesday, November 5: Cornwall<br /> &bull; Thursday, November 6: Tyne Valley<p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/23/some-weather-we-re-having-2015-pei-weather-trivia-calendar-coming-library-near-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:50:16 +0000 skerry 18786 at http://news.upei.ca "Those Splendid Girls" book launch—October 23 http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/22/those-splendid-girls-book-launch-october-23 <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"> &quot;Those Splendid Girls&quot; book launch—October 23 </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/18779/pidgeon-nursing-sister-bw1.jpg" alt="" title="Photo from thosesplendidgirls.ca. Lillian Pidgeon of Kensington, PEI (second from right), was a friend and special nurse to John McCrae in his final hours." class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>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. The book will be launched on Thursday, October 23 at the Carriage House of Beaconsfield at 7:00 pm. All are welcome to attend.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/22/those-splendid-girls-book-launch-october-23" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:18:53 +0000 skerry 18779 at http://news.upei.ca Chemistry 483 students present Chemistry Fair on October 25 http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/22/chemistry-483-students-present-chemistry-fair-october-25 <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"> Chemistry 483 students present Chemistry Fair on October 25 </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/18777/slime.jpg" alt="" title="Photo from science.wonderhowto.com" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Join UPEI Chemistry 483 students on Saturday, October 25 as they celebrate Chemistry Week by hosting a chemistry fair. There will be a variety of demonstrations and hands-on activities for all to enjoy, including rainbow flames, elephant&rsquo;s toothpaste, making slime, and testing the pH levels of household materials.</p> <p>The event will be held from 1:00-3:00 pm in the K.C. Irving Chemistry Centre, room 225. All are welcome to attend; children must be accompanied by an adult.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/22/chemistry-483-students-present-chemistry-fair-october-25" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:48:53 +0000 skerry 18777 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI names Huggan as Director of Athletics and Recreation http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/22/upei-names-huggan-director-athletics-and-recreation <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 names Huggan as Director of Athletics and Recreation </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/18776/upeihuggan.jpg" alt="" title="UPEI welcomes new Director of Athletics and Recreation, Chris Huggan" 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 has announced Chris Huggan as its new Director of Athletics and Recreation after a community-based search process.</p> <p>Huggan will direct the Department of Athletics and Recreation, which includes nine varsity teams, numerous club teams, and intramural and fitness programming, along with the management of state-of-the-art facilities such as UPEI Alumni Canada Games Place, Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre, and Artificial Turf Field. UPEI has almost 200 student-athletes competing in the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) system.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/22/upei-names-huggan-director-athletics-and-recreation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:14:23 +0000 skerry 18776 at http://news.upei.ca Athletes of the Week—October 13–19 http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/21/athletes-week-october-13-19 <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"> Athletes of the Week—October 13–19 </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/18775/koughankatherinep.jpg" alt="" title="Katherine Koughan, Field Hockey" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week for the week of October 13&ndash;19 are Katherine Koughan, Field Hockey; and Jared Murphy, Men&rsquo;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. <br /> <br /> <strong>Who:</strong> Katherine Koughan, Field Hockey; and Jared Murphy, Men&rsquo;s Soccer<br /> <p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/21/athletes-week-october-13-19" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:42:54 +0000 skerry 18775 at http://news.upei.ca Ivan Coyote—Public reading on October 23 http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/20/ivan-coyote-public-reading-october-23 <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"> Ivan Coyote—Public reading on October 23 </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/18761/icoyote.jpg" alt="" title="Photo from CBC.ca" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>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&amp;A session, and book signing, in UPEI&rsquo;s K.C. Irving Chemistry Centre, room 104.<br /> <p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/20/ivan-coyote-public-reading-october-23" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:04:13 +0000 skerry 18761 at http://news.upei.ca Four Pianists, Eight Hands: The Piano Collective http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/16/four-pianists-eight-hands-piano-collective <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"> Four Pianists, Eight Hands: The Piano Collective </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/18760/pianocollective.jpg" alt="" title="Submitted photo. (L to R): Frances Gray, Jacqueline Sorensen Young, Morgan Saulnier, and Stephanie Cole" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>On Sunday, October 26 at 2:30 pm, the UPEI Music Department will play host to a &ldquo;triple header&rdquo; at the Dr. Steel Recital Hall. The &ldquo;Piano Collective,&rdquo; 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.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/16/four-pianists-eight-hands-piano-collective" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:30:03 +0000 skerry 18760 at http://news.upei.ca Pianist Heather Taves presents “Come From Away” at UPEI http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/16/pianist-heather-taves-presents-come-away-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"> Pianist Heather Taves presents “Come From Away” at UPEI </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/18759/heathertavespic.jpg" alt="" title="Submitted photo of Heather Taves" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>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, &ldquo;Come From Away.&rdquo;</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/16/pianist-heather-taves-presents-come-away-upei" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:20:45 +0000 skerry 18759 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI duo sees success at first case competition of semester http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/16/upei-duo-sees-success-first-case-competition-semester <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 duo sees success at first case competition of semester </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/18758/cdawsonakhan.jpg" alt="" title="Submitted photo. (L to R): UPEI business students Cody Dawson and Alex Khan took home third place in the ASB Case Competition, September 26-28 at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, NS. " class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>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&ndash;28. UPEI&rsquo;s dynamic duo of Cody Dawson and Alex Khan took home third place in the ASB Case Competition.<br /> <p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/16/upei-duo-sees-success-first-case-competition-semester" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:43:44 +0000 skerry 18758 at http://news.upei.ca Seventh annual Connecting Aboriginal Cultures Festival http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/16/seventh-annual-connecting-aboriginal-cultures-festival <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"> Seventh annual Connecting Aboriginal Cultures Festival </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/18757/powwow.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 seventh annual Connecting Aboriginal Cultures Festival will take place Monday, October 20&ndash;24, in support of Mi&rsquo;kmaq History Month. The week&rsquo;s activities will celebrate the Aboriginal and Mi&rsquo;kmaq culture through singing, traditional drumming and dancing, and learning.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/16/seventh-annual-connecting-aboriginal-cultures-festival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:13:30 +0000 skerry 18757 at http://news.upei.ca Athletes of the Week—October 6–12 http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/15/athletes-week-october-6-12 <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"> Athletes of the Week—October 6–12 </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/18756/parksmavric.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 Panther Male Athlete of the Week for the week of October 6&ndash;12 is Mavric Parks, Men&rsquo;s Hockey. UPEI women&rsquo;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.</p> <p><strong>Who:</strong> Mavric Parks, Men&rsquo;s Hockey</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/15/athletes-week-october-6-12" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:26:48 +0000 skerry 18756 at http://news.upei.ca Mickey Place Memorial Basketball Tournament action begins October 17 http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/15/mickey-place-memorial-basketball-tournament-action-begins-october-17 <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"> Mickey Place Memorial Basketball Tournament action begins October 17 </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/18755/mickeyplace.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 Mickey Place Memorial Basketball Tournament presented by Rodd Hotels &amp; Resorts begins on Friday, October 17 with eight basketball teams from across Canada competing in the annual three-day event.<br /> <br /> The UPEI Men&rsquo;s Basketball team will tip off against Saint Mary&rsquo;s University, Holland College, and Crandall University, while the UPEI Women&rsquo;s Basketball team will take on the University of Ottawa, Bishop&rsquo;s University, and Cape Breton University.<br /> <p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/15/mickey-place-memorial-basketball-tournament-action-begins-october-17" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:19:21 +0000 skerry 18755 at http://news.upei.ca "Those Splendid Girls" book available October 18 http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/15/those-splendid-girls-published-island-studies-press-available-october-18 <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"> &quot;Those Splendid Girls&quot; book available October 18 </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/18751/pidgeon-nursing-sister-bw.jpg" alt="" title="Photo from thosesplendidgirls.ca. Lillian Pidgeon of Kensington, PEI (second from right), was a friend and special nurse to John McCrae in his final hours." class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>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 <em>Those Splendid Girls</em>, published by Island Studies Press at UPEI.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/15/those-splendid-girls-published-island-studies-press-available-october-18" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:06:14 +0000 skerry 18751 at http://news.upei.ca Attention: 2012 Graduates’ Survey http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/08/attention-2012-graduates-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"> Attention: 2012 Graduates’ Survey </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/18746/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>Did you graduate with a Bachelor&rsquo;s degree from UPEI in 2012? If so, you could fill out a survey to win $500!</p> <p>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.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/08/attention-2012-graduates-survey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 17:35:20 +0000 skerry 18746 at http://news.upei.ca Athletes of the Week—September 29–October 5 http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/07/athletes-week-september-29-october-5 <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"> Athletes of the Week—September 29–October 5 </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/18738/maclauchlanlaceyp.jpg" alt="" title="Lacey MacLauchlan, Field Hockey" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week for the week of September 29&ndash;October 5 are Lacey MacLauchlan, Field Hockey; and Jared Murphy, Men&rsquo;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.</p> <p><strong>Who:</strong> Lacey MacLauchlan, Field Hockey; and Jared Murphy, Men&rsquo;s Soccer</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/07/athletes-week-september-29-october-5" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 07 Oct 2014 17:54:21 +0000 skerry 18738 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI Men’s Hockey Panthers add high-scoring forward Marcus Power http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/07/upei-men-s-hockey-panthers-add-high-scoring-forward-marcus-power <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 add high-scoring forward Marcus Power </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/18736/marcuspower.jpg" alt="" title="Photo from jrlhs2009.com" 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 have landed the second-leading scorer in last year&rsquo;s Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with the addition of Marcus Power of St. John&rsquo;s, Newfoundland.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/07/upei-men-s-hockey-panthers-add-high-scoring-forward-marcus-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 07 Oct 2014 17:09:28 +0000 skerry 18736 at http://news.upei.ca CLIVE WINS! http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/02/clive-wins <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"> CLIVE WINS! </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/18717/northrustico.jpg" alt="" title="A 3-D image of North Rustico, created by CLIVE, simulating two meters of sea-level rise." class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>CLIVE, the coastal erosion visualization tool created by UPEI&rsquo;s Climate Research Lab and the Spatial Interface Lab at Simon Fraser University, has taken first place in the Massachusetts Institute for Technology&rsquo;s (MIT) Center for Collective Intelligence contest on <a href="http://climatecolab.org/web/guest/plans/-/plans/contestId/1300801">Communicating Coastal Risk and Resilience</a>.<br /> <p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/02/clive-wins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:12:20 +0000 skerry 18717 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI to launch eight titles by UPEI authors and editors on October 10 http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/02/upei-launch-six-titles-upei-authors-and-editors-faculty-arts-book-launch <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 to launch six titles by UPEI authors and editors on October 10 </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/18716/207363301posterfacultyartsbooklaunch.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Join us Friday, October 10 for a celebration of the culture of writing and publishing from UPEI&rsquo;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&rsquo;s SDU Main Building. Books will be available for sale and for signing.</p> <p>This year&rsquo;s titles include:</p> <p><u>Books:</u></p> <p>&bull; Dr. Ian Dowbiggin, The Search for Domestic Bliss: Marriage and Family Counseling in 20th-Century America (University Press of Kansas)</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/02/upei-launch-six-titles-upei-authors-and-editors-faculty-arts-book-launch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:44:13 +0000 skerry 18716 at http://news.upei.ca Yale professor to give public talk about web-based treatment for addictions http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/02/yale-professor-give-public-talk-upei-about-web-based-treatment-addictions <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"> Yale professor to give public talk about web-based treatment for addictions </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/18715/kcarroll.jpg" alt="" title="Submitted photo of Dr. Kathleen Carroll, Yale" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>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&rsquo;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&rsquo;s Don and Marion McDougall Hall.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/02/yale-professor-give-public-talk-upei-about-web-based-treatment-addictions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:38:46 +0000 skerry 18715 at http://news.upei.ca Athletes of the Week—September 22-28 http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/01/athletes-week-september-22-28 <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"> Athletes of the Week—September 22-28 </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/18713/cf243-13s-singh-harminder-438-mp3.jpg" alt="" title="Harminder Singh, Men’s Soccer" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week for the week of September 22&ndash;28 are Danae Iatrou, Women&rsquo;s Soccer; and Harminder Singh, Men&rsquo;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.</p> <p><strong>Who:</strong> Danae Iatrou, Women&rsquo;s Soccer; and Harminder Singh, Men&rsquo;s Soccer</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/01/athletes-week-september-22-28" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:06:02 +0000 skerry 18713 at http://news.upei.ca Men’s Hockey season opens October 11 at Eastlink Centre against UNB http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/01/men-s-hockey-panthers-season-opens-october-11-eastlink-centre-against-unb <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"> Men’s Hockey season opens October 11 at Eastlink Centre against UNB </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/18712/wilgoshparkerdesousa.jpg" alt="" title="New recruit Nick Parker (centre) from the Pictou County Crushers of the Maritime Hockey League is presented with his UPEI Panthers jersey from team captains Mason Wilgosh (left) and Chris Desousa (right)." 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&rsquo; 2014&ndash;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.<br /> <p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/01/men-s-hockey-panthers-season-opens-october-11-eastlink-centre-against-unb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:47:37 +0000 skerry 18712 at http://news.upei.ca Research on Tap presents “I didn’t get married to be a single mother.” http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/09/30/research-tap-presents-i-didn-t-get-married-be-single-mother <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"> Research on Tap presents “I didn’t get married to be a single mother.” </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/18705/ropmurray.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>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 &ldquo;I didn&rsquo;t get married to be a single mother,&rdquo; featuring stories of Prince Edward Island women whose husbands work in western Canada.<br /> <p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/09/30/research-tap-presents-i-didn-t-get-married-be-single-mother" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:17:01 +0000 skerry 18705 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI music alumni—Big Band—to perform October 10 http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/09/29/upei-music-alumni-big-band-perform-october-10 <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 music alumni—Big Band—to perform October 10 </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/18704/steel.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 Music Department Concert Series continues in a &ldquo;big&rdquo; 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.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/09/29/upei-music-alumni-big-band-perform-october-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:59:24 +0000 skerry 18704 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI to host winner of the Atlantic Young Artist Competition http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/09/29/upei-host-winner-atlantic-young-artist-competition <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 to host winner of the Atlantic Young Artist Competition </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/18703/willemblois.jpg" alt="" title="Submitted photo of Willem Blois" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The UPEI Music Department is pleased to present pianist Willem Blois on Tuesday, October 7 at 7:30 pm at the UPEI&rsquo;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 Fran&ccedil;ois Morel.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/09/29/upei-host-winner-atlantic-young-artist-competition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:47:33 +0000 skerry 18703 at http://news.upei.ca Individuals honoured at ceremony for significant impact on University http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/09/25/individuals-honoured-special-ceremony-significant-impact-university <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"> Individuals honoured at ceremony for significant impact on University </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/18694/jikedefgraydandrews2014.jpg" alt="" title="(L to R): The 2014 Founders Ms. Joy Ikede, Dr. Frances Gray, and Ms. Dulcinea Andrews were recognized at the fifteenth annual Recognition of Founders ceremony today that acknowledges those who have contributed to the University in a significant way. Missing from the photo is Dr. Ian Dohoo, recipient of the Honourable Eugene F. Whelan Green Hat Award. " 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 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&rsquo;s second annual Donor Picnic recognition event was held to celebrate and thank its many donors who have significantly contributed to the University.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/09/25/individuals-honoured-special-ceremony-significant-impact-university" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 18:45:20 +0000 skerry 18694 at http://news.upei.ca Athletes of the Week—September 15-21 http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/09/24/athletes-week-september-15-21 <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"> Athletes of the Week—September 15-21 </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/18691/chamberlainlauren.jpg" alt="" title="Lauren Chamberlain, Women&#039;s Rugby" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The UPEI Panther Athletes of the Week for the week of September 15&ndash;21 are Lauren Chamberlain, Women&rsquo;s Rugby; and Adam Lowther, Men&rsquo;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.</p> <p><strong>Who:</strong> Lauren Chamberlain, Women&rsquo;s Rugby; and Adam Lowther, Men&rsquo;s Soccer</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/09/24/athletes-week-september-15-21" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 12:30:33 +0000 skerry 18691 at http://news.upei.ca