Campus News Feed http://news.upei.ca/newsfeed/ajax/html/listing/%2A/%2A en UPEI Recital Series continues on Sunday, March 8 http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/03/02/upei-recital-series-continues-sunday-march-8 <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 Recital Series continues on Sunday, March 8 </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/19089/ruthannpic1.jpg" alt="" title="Ruth Ann Read-Clay, an alumna of UPEI&#039;s music program, will perform in the &quot;Prelude to Spring for Organ and Brass.&quot;" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The UPEI Recital Series continues on Sunday, March 8th at 2:30 pm with &ldquo;Prelude to Spring for Organ and Brass&rdquo; at Trinity United Church, Prince Street, Charlottetown. <br /> <br /> Organist Ruth Ann Read-Clay&rsquo;s solo work for this afternoon concert will include the <em>Fantasie in G</em> by J.S. Bach, <em>Prelude</em> 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.<br /> <p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/03/02/upei-recital-series-continues-sunday-march-8" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 21:18:20 +0000 nphillips 19089 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI team places second at international NIBS case competition http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/27/upei-team-places-second-international-nibs-case-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 team places second at international NIBS case 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/19088/nibssilvermedallist20150227.jpg" alt="" title="UPEI NIBS case team Shanice Sproule, Jeremy MacAulay, Kaitlyn Lord, and Luke Gaudet." class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Case competition teams from UPEI&rsquo;s School of Business continue to make their mark on the 2015 event circuit regionally, nationally, and now internationally.</p> <p>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.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/27/upei-team-places-second-international-nibs-case-competition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:08:26 +0000 nphillips 19088 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI Women's Basketball recruits Haille Nickerson from Ontario http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/27/ontario-native-haille-nickerson-commits-upei-women-s-basketball-panthers <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 Women&#039;s Basketball recruits Haille Nickerson from Ontario </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/19087/haillenickerson.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>University of Prince Edward Island women&rsquo;s basketball coach Mark English is pleased to announce that Grimsby, Ontario, native Haille Nickerson has committed to join the Panthers for the 2015&ndash;16 season.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/27/ontario-native-haille-nickerson-commits-upei-women-s-basketball-panthers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:36:28 +0000 nphillips 19087 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI students can register for 2015–16 courses earlier than ever before http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/27/upei-students-can-register-2015-16-courses-earlier-ever <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 students can register for 2015–16 courses earlier than ever before </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/19086/studentstockphotoclassmnp0461-m.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Beginning this year, both new and returning UPEI students will be able to register earlier for 2015&ndash;16 courses than in previous years.</p> <p>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 &ldquo;Open Class Day&rdquo; on March 6.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/27/upei-students-can-register-2015-16-courses-earlier-ever" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:32:02 +0000 nphillips 19086 at http://news.upei.ca Congratulations to Maureen Anderson who successfully completed her PhD comprehensive exams. http://cver.upei.ca/news/maureen-anderson-successfully-completed-her-phd-comprehensive-exams <p>Maureen Anderson, supervised by Sophie St-Hilaire, successfully completed her PhD comprehensive exams.</p> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:53:24 +0000 jmarks 1316 at http://cver.upei.ca Congratulations to Glen Duizer who successfully defended his MSc http://cver.upei.ca/news/glen-duizer-successfully-defended-his-msc <p>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.)</p> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:52:16 +0000 jmarks 1315 at http://cver.upei.ca Congratulations to Denise Methe who successfully defended her PhD http://cver.upei.ca/news/denise-methe-successfully-defended-her-phd <p>Denise Methe, supervised by Jeff Davidson and Thomas Landry, successfully defended her PhD (thesis title: Eastern oyster, <em>Crassostrea virginica</em>: Productivity and physiology under varying temperature and salinity conditions)</p> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:49:00 +0000 jmarks 1314 at http://cver.upei.ca Congratulations to Thitiwan Patanasatienkul who successfully defended her PhD http://cver.upei.ca/news/thitiwan-patanasatienkul-successfully-defended-her-phd <p>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)</p> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:47:36 +0000 jmarks 1313 at http://cver.upei.ca Charlottetown native Victoria Barbour commits to Panthers http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/26/charlottetown-native-victoria-barbour-commits-panthers <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"> Charlottetown native Victoria Barbour commits to Panthers </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/19085/cf033-15j-1064-m-mp4.jpg" alt="" title="Coach Mark English signs UPEI Women&#039;s Basketball recruit Victoria Barbour for 2015-16 season" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>University of Prince Edward Island women&rsquo;s basketball coach Mark English is pleased to announce that Charlottetown native Victoria Barbour has committed to join the team for the 2015&ndash;16 season.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/26/charlottetown-native-victoria-barbour-commits-panthers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:59:59 +0000 nphillips 19085 at http://news.upei.ca Research on Tap: What good is a university degree? http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/26/research-tap-what-good-university-degree <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: What good is a university degree? </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/19084/cf251-12s-mb-1616-m.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. 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?</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/26/research-tap-what-good-university-degree" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:02:23 +0000 datkinson 19084 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI Athletics and Recreation announce Athletes of the Week, February 16-22 http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/25/upei-athletics-and-recreation-announce-athletes-week-february-16-22 <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 Athletes of the Week, February 16 </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/19083/scotttyler.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 Athletes of the Week for the week of February 9&ndash;15 are Danielle MacDonald, Women&rsquo;s Basketball, and Tyler Scott, Men&rsquo;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.</p> <p><strong>Who: </strong> Danielle MacDonald, Women&rsquo;s Basketball, and Tyler Scott, Men&rsquo;s Basketball</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/25/upei-athletics-and-recreation-announce-athletes-week-february-16-22" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 17:33:25 +0000 nphillips 19083 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI shows Panther Pride for students and staff at the 2015 Canada Games http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/20/upei-shows-panther-pride-students-and-staff-2015-canada-winter-games <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 shows Panther Pride for students and staff at the 2015 Canada Games </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/19082/screenshot2015-02-20at82536am.png" alt="" title="Team PEI&#039;s ringette squad, which includes a number of UPEI students, celebrates after beating Saskatchewan" 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 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.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/20/upei-shows-panther-pride-students-and-staff-2015-canada-winter-games" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 12:30:16 +0000 nphillips 19082 at http://news.upei.ca Climate Diary training sessions, March 3 and 30 http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/19/climate-diary-training-sessions-march-3-and-30 <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"> Climate Diary training sessions, March 3 and 30 </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/19081/articlelarge.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 Climate Research Lab and Nature PEI are partnering to offer two training sessions for Islanders interested in participating in the <em>Climate Diary</em> project. The <em>Climate Diary</em> 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.<p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/19/climate-diary-training-sessions-march-3-and-30" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:47:52 +0000 datkinson 19081 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI Athletics and Recreation announces Athletes of the Week, February 9–15 http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/18/upei-athletics-and-recreation-announces-athletes-week-february-9-15 <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 Athletics and Recreation announces Athletes of the Week, February 9–15 </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/19080/tompkinstamara.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 Athletes of the Week for the week of February 9&ndash;15 are Tamara Tompkins, Women&rsquo;s Basketball and Bradley States, Men&rsquo;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.</p> <p><strong>Who:</strong> Tamara Tompkins, Women&rsquo;s Basketball, and Bradley States, Men&rsquo;s Basketball</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/18/upei-athletics-and-recreation-announces-athletes-week-february-9-15" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 19:33:06 +0000 nphillips 19080 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI adds teaching days to end of semester http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/18/upei-adds-teaching-days-end-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 adds teaching days to end 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/19079/wintercampusshot.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>At a regular meeting of Senate on February 13, 2015, a motion was passed by a majority vote to extend the number of teaching days in the current semester (January&ndash;May 2015) due to recent storm/weather closures.</p> <p>As a result, please note:</p> <p>&bull; <strong>Classes will now end on Tuesday, April 14, 2015</strong> (instead of Wednesday, April 8, 2015) providing instructors with 4 additional teaching days if needed: Thursday, April 9; Friday, April 10; Monday, April 13; and Tuesday, April 14.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/18/upei-adds-teaching-days-end-semester" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 16:10:00 +0000 nphillips 19079 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI Athletics and Recreation announce Athletes of the Week, February 2–8 http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/11/upei-athletics-and-recreation-announce-athletes-week-february-2-8 <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 Athletes of the Week, February 2–8 </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/19078/powermarcus.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 Athletes of the Week for the week of February 2&ndash;8 are Amy Gough, Women&rsquo;s Basketball, and Marcus Power, Men&rsquo;s Hockey. 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> Amy Gough, Women&rsquo;s Basketball and Marcus Power, Men&rsquo;s Hockey</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/11/upei-athletics-and-recreation-announce-athletes-week-february-2-8" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 17:29:50 +0000 nphillips 19078 at http://news.upei.ca Research on Tap in Summerside POSTPONED http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/10/research-tap-summerside-february-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"> Research on Tap in Summerside, February 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/19077/debtrot.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>THIS EVENT IS POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE.</p> <p>Research on Tap, the successful series of public discussions featuring research and ideas from the University of Prince Edward Island, is hitting the road in 2015. The first stop is Tuesday, February 17 at 7 pm at Brothers 2 Restaurant in Summerside.</p> <p>The tour will kick off with a bit of patriotic zeal to Uncle Sam and friends. Dr. Richard Kurial, associate professor of history at UPEI, will lead a discussion entitled: The Debt of Western Civilization to the United States of America.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/10/research-tap-summerside-february-17" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 10 Feb 2015 14:40:40 +0000 datkinson 19077 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI offers free skate on Islander Day http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/10/upei-offers-free-skate-islander-day <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 offers free skate on Islander Day </div> </div> </div> <p>The UPEI Alumni Association invites all UPEI alumni and Island community members to a free family skate on Islander Day, Monday February 16 from 10:00 &ndash;11:00 am at the MacLauchlan Arena B. Hot chocolate and prizes will be provided. For more information, contact:</p> <p>For more information, contact:<br /> Sarah McInnis<br /> UPEI Alumni Office<br /> (902) 566-0687, smmacinnis@upei.ca</p> Tue, 10 Feb 2015 14:22:13 +0000 datkinson 19076 at http://news.upei.ca New children’s book by UPEI’s Deirdre Kessler launched at Confederation Centre Art Gallery http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/09/new-children-s-book-upei-s-deirdre-kessler-launched-confederation-centre-art-galler <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"> Deirdre Kessler launches latest book for children </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/19075/bornillustration.jpg" alt="" title="“Born! A foal, five kittens, and Confederation” is published by the Acorn Press. Illustration by Brenda Jones." class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>A new book by celebrated Island author and teacher Deirdre Kessler was recently launched at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery as part of the P.E.I. Literacy Alliance&rsquo;s Family Literacy Day. &ldquo;Born! A foal, five kittens, and Confederation&rdquo; is published by the Acorn Press in both English and French.</p> <p>Watch a video of &ldquo;Born!&rdquo; here: <br /> <br /> <iframe width="400" height="225" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/xAmQBdsmck0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen=""></iframe></p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/09/new-children-s-book-upei-s-deirdre-kessler-launched-confederation-centre-art-galler" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 09 Feb 2015 18:37:43 +0000 datkinson 19075 at http://news.upei.ca Changing Places: Prince Edward Island and Tasmania Writers’ Exchange http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/09/changing-places-prince-edward-island-and-tasmania-writers-exchange <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"> Changing Places: Prince Edward Island and Tasmania Writers’ Exchange </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;Prince Edward Island writers are invited to submit an &ldquo;Expression of Interest&rdquo; for this year&rsquo;s Writers Exchange with Tasmania. The successful applicant will be offered a three-week residency in Hobart this September.</p> <p>Writers must have:</p> <ul> <li>a high calibre of published work in any genre(s);</li> <li>a background in teaching creative writing;</li> <li>public speaking skills; and</li> <li>the ability to travel to Tasmania in September, 2015.</li> </ul> <p>Applicants must submit:</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/09/changing-places-prince-edward-island-and-tasmania-writers-exchange" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 09 Feb 2015 18:28:40 +0000 datkinson 19074 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI Climate Research Lab to host Living Shorelines Training http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/09/upei-climate-research-lab-host-living-shorelines-training <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 Climate Research Lab to host Living Shorelines Training </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/19073/erosion.jpg" alt="" title="Erosion control at the Souris causeway, photo by Scott Bray" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;The Climate Research Lab at the University of Prince Edward Island is hosting a day of Living Shorelines Training with Kevin M. Smith of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. The training takes place Wednesday, February 19 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Registration is required.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/09/upei-climate-research-lab-host-living-shorelines-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 09 Feb 2015 13:33:14 +0000 datkinson 19073 at http://news.upei.ca UPDATE: Murphy wins Sport PEI Intercollegiate Male Athlete of the Year http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/05/update-murphy-wins-sport-pei-intercollegiate-male-athlete-year <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"> UPDATE: Murphy wins Sport PEI Intercollegiate Male Athlete of the Year </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/19072/jaredmurphycis-bronze-uqamvsupei-71-mp4.jpg" alt="" title="Jared Murphy, shown here during the CIS bronze medal game, is Sport PEI&#039;s &quot;Intercollegiate Male Athlete of the Year&quot;" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Sport PEI named UPEI Men's Soccer player Jared Murphy as &quot;Intercollegiate Male Athlete of the Year&quot; at its amateur sport awards presentation last night at the Rodd Charlottetown Hotel. The provincial sport federation also presented the UPEI Men&rsquo;s Soccer team with the &quot;SCORE! Team of the Year&quot; award, as was announced previously.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/05/update-murphy-wins-sport-pei-intercollegiate-male-athlete-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 05 Feb 2015 11:44:39 +0000 nphillips 19072 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI Panther Swimming team attends AUS championship http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/05/upei-panther-swimming-team-attends-aus-championship <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 Panther Swimming team attends AUS championship </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/19071/swimmingteamphoto.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 University of Prince Edward Island swimming team leaves for Halifax today to compete at the 2015 Subway AUS Swimming Championship.</p> <p>The UPEI Panthers varsity swimming team has had a strong year and looks to perform well at the three-day championship meet being hosted by Dalhousie University at DALplex, February 6-8th. Six teams will compete: UPEI, Dalhousie, Acadia, University of New Brunswick, Mount Allison, and Memorial University of Newfoundland.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/05/upei-panther-swimming-team-attends-aus-championship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 05 Feb 2015 10:30:21 +0000 nphillips 19071 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI Athletics and Recreation announce Athletes of the Week—January 26–February 1 http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/03/upei-athletics-and-recreation-announce-athletes-week-january-26-february-1 <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 Athletes of the Week—January 26–February 1 </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/19070/rigbykiera.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 Athletes of the Week for the week of January 26-February 1 are Kiera Rigby, Women&rsquo;s Basketball, and Ellis Ffrench, Men&rsquo;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.</p> <p>Who: Kiera Rigby, Women&rsquo;s Basketball, and Ellis Ffrench, Men&rsquo;s Basketball</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/03/upei-athletics-and-recreation-announce-athletes-week-january-26-february-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 03 Feb 2015 13:16:07 +0000 nphillips 19070 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI’s eighth annual ‘Shoot for the Cure’, Friday, February 6 http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/02/upei-s-eighth-annual-shoot-cure-friday-february-6 <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’s eighth annual ‘Shoot for the Cure’, Friday, February 6 </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/19069/shootcuremonitors.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 Athletics and Recreation has scheduled the eighth annual Shoot for the Cure fundraiser for Friday, February 6 with a series of activities leading up to, and during, the UPEI women&rsquo;s basketball game starting at 6:00 pm versus the Acadia Axewomen.</p> <p>Shoot for the Cure is a fundraising initiative by the CIS Women&rsquo;s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) to raise money for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF) and other related charities.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/02/02/upei-s-eighth-annual-shoot-cure-friday-february-6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 02 Feb 2015 13:13:52 +0000 nphillips 19069 at http://news.upei.ca Winners of the 2015 Dr. Frances Gray Music Performance Competition http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/01/30/winners-2015-dr-frances-gray-music-performance-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"> Winners of the 2015 Dr. Frances Gray Music Performance 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/19068/winnersofthedrfrancesgraymusiccompetition.jpg" alt="" title="Winners of the Dr. Frances Gray Music Competition L to R: Leah Inman (2nd Place), Dr. Frances Gray, Rebecca Apps (1st Place) &amp; Lucas MacPhail (3rd Place)" 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's &quot;Dr. Frances Gray Music Performance Competition Finals&quot; were recently held at the Dr. Steel Recital Hall. The six music students chosen from the preliminary round to perform in the finals were: Rebecca Apps, soprano; Jillian Clow, mezzo soprano; Leah Inman, piano; Lucas MacPhail, alto saxophone; Kailey Norris, clarinet; &nbsp;and Hannah Rollwage, mezzo soprano.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/01/30/winners-2015-dr-frances-gray-music-performance-competition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 20:54:24 +0000 nphillips 19068 at http://news.upei.ca Women’s Hockey Panthers confirm recruits for fall 2015 http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/01/30/women-s-hockey-panthers-confirm-recruits-fall-2015 <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"> Women’s Hockey Panthers confirm recruits for fall 2015 </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/19067/bartlett.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 University of Prince Edward Island Women&rsquo;s Hockey Panthers have received commitments from two recruits for the 2015 season.</p> <p>Coach Bruce Donaldson announced today that he has signed Ashtyn Bartlett and Andie Boeckman.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/01/30/women-s-hockey-panthers-confirm-recruits-fall-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 20:31:15 +0000 nphillips 19067 at http://news.upei.ca New Dean at the Atlantic Veterinary College appointed http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/01/30/new-dean-atlantic-veterinary-college-appointed <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"> New Dean at the Atlantic Veterinary College appointed </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/19066/cf142-04s-keefe-greg-07-mp3.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 University of Prince Edward Island&rsquo;s Board of Governors recently accepted the recommendation of the search committee for the Dean of the Atlantic Veterinary College. Dr. Greg Keefe was successfully appointed.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/01/30/new-dean-atlantic-veterinary-college-appointed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:00:45 +0000 nphillips 19066 at http://news.upei.ca New Dean of Science appointed by Board of Governors http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/01/30/new-dean-science-appointed-board-governors <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"> New Dean of Science appointed by Board of Governors </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/19065/cf248-12s-maclellan-debbie-574-mp31.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 University of Prince Edward Island&rsquo;s Board of Governors recently accepted the recommendation of the search committee for the Dean of Science. Interim Dean Dr. Debbie MacLellan was successfully appointed.</p> <p>&ldquo;I look forward to continuing to work with Debbie on a number of initiatives that will enhance the overall student experience in the Faculty of Science,&rdquo; said Vice-President Academic Christian Lacroix. &ldquo;Our University community as a whole will benefit from her experience as a faculty member, decorated professional, and researcher.&rdquo;</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/01/30/new-dean-science-appointed-board-governors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:55:14 +0000 nphillips 19065 at http://news.upei.ca Research on Tap: Beyond Flanders Fields: Representing the Great War in Literature and Culture http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/01/30/research-tap-beyond-flanders-fields-representing-great-war-literature-and-culture <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, February 2 </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/19064/digitalresearchontapflanders.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. Join our next conversation on Monday, February 2 at 7:00 pm at the Haviland Club in Charlottetown. Dr. John McIntyre, an associate professor in the department of English, will lead a discussion entitled: Beyond Flanders Fields: Representing the Great War in Literature and Culture<br /> <p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2015/01/30/research-tap-beyond-flanders-fields-representing-great-war-literature-and-culture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:39:28 +0000 datkinson 19064 at http://news.upei.ca