Campus News Feed http://news.upei.ca/newsfeed/ajax/html/listing/%2A/%2A en Michael Crummey on PEI with new novel http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/25/michael-crummey-pei-new-novel <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"> Michael Crummey on PEI with new novel </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/18913/michaelcrummey-500.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>PEI fans of Michael Crummey, Newfoundland novelist and poet, will welcome the news that his new novel, &ldquo;Sweetland,&rdquo; is a finalist for the 2014 Governor General&rsquo;s Award for Fiction. Crummey will read from &ldquo;Sweetland&rdquo; and sign books on Thursday, November 27, at 7:30 pm in the Confederation Centre Art Gallery.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/25/michael-crummey-pei-new-novel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:12:49 +0000 skerry 18913 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI does it again—Case competition team wins first place http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/25/upei-does-it-again-case-competition-team-wins-first-place-ethics-action-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 does it again—Case competition team wins first place </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/18912/edevinecwrighttwhitemschurman2014.jpg" alt="" title="(L to R): Members of UPEI&#039;s winning case competition team: Erin Devine, Cait Wright, Trevor White, and Malary Schurman." class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>For the second consecutive year, UPEI School of Business undergraduate students placed first in the Ethics in Action Case Competition hosted by Dalhousie University, November 14-15, 2014.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/25/upei-does-it-again-case-competition-team-wins-first-place-ethics-action-competition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:50:56 +0000 skerry 18912 at http://news.upei.ca CBIE releases report: UPEI sees steady incline in international student population http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/23/cbie-releases-report-upei-sees-steady-incline-international-student-population <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"> CBIE report: UPEI sees incline in international students </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/18898/cf001-13k-0571-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>The University of Prince Edward Island continues to see a steady incline in the percentage of international students, stated a recently-released 2014 report from the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE).</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/23/cbie-releases-report-upei-sees-steady-incline-international-student-population" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:32:24 +0000 nphillips 18898 at http://news.upei.ca Island Land Use Policy at an Impasse? http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/20/island-land-use-policy-impasse <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"> Island Land Use Policy at an Impasse? </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/18895/cf222-11n-1018-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>The past and present state of Island land use policy will be the subject of an upcoming public symposium held at UPEI. The event begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, November 27 in the Alex H. MacKinnon Auditorium, room 242 of Don and Marion McDougall Hall.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/20/island-land-use-policy-impasse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:26:29 +0000 skerry 18895 at http://news.upei.ca H. Wade MacLauchlan's book now available on eBook and Audio Book! http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/20/h-wade-maclauchlans-book-now-available-ebook-and-audio-book <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"> H. Wade MacLauchlan&#039;s book now available on eBook and Audio Book! </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/18894/abc-book-cover-350.jpg" alt="" title="Alex B. Campbell" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>UPEI&rsquo;s Robertson Library is pleased to announce that President emeritus Wade MacLauchlan&rsquo;s new book, &ldquo;Alex B. Campbell: The Prince Edward Island Premier Who Rocked The Cradle&rdquo; is now available in both eBook and Audio Book formats. The audio version will be available for MP3 players, as well as CD, and USB versions.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/20/h-wade-maclauchlans-book-now-available-ebook-and-audio-book" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:53:00 +0000 skerry 18894 at http://news.upei.ca Tyler Scott named CIS male athlete of the week http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/19/tyler-scott-named-cis-male-athlete-week <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"> Tyler Scott named CIS male athlete of the week </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/18891/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>UPEI men's basketball player, Tyler Scott, is this week's CIS male athlete of the week for the week ending November 16, 2014.&nbsp;Scott, a second-year business administration student from Halifax, averaged a remarkable 33 points per game to lead the UPEI&nbsp;Panthers (3-1) to a pair of home wins over the Cape Breton Capers (2-2), ranked sixth in the country going into the doubleheader.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/19/tyler-scott-named-cis-male-athlete-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 20:16:26 +0000 skerry 18891 at http://news.upei.ca Call for Nominations – Honorary Degree Candidates http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/19/call-nominations-honorary-degree-candidates <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"> Call for Nominations – Honorary Degree Candidates </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/18890/upeiclock.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 invites the nomination of candidates for honorary degrees to be conferred at Convocation in May 2015. Honorary degrees are conferred honoris causa, &ldquo;for the sake of honour,&rdquo; and are intended to recognize outstanding provincial, national, and international contributions in any field(s) of endeavour. Contributions should reflect extraordinary intellectual or artistic achievements or significant service to society at a standard of excellence that merits the University&rsquo;s highest honour.<br /> <p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/19/call-nominations-honorary-degree-candidates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:55:14 +0000 skerry 18890 at http://news.upei.ca Athletes of the Week—November 10–16 http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/17/athletes-week-november-10-16 <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—November 10–16 </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/18880/scotttyler.jpg" alt="" title="Tyler Scott, Men&#039;s Basketball" 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 November 10&ndash;16 are Amy Gough, 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> Amy Gough, Women&rsquo;s Basketball; and Tyler Scott, Men&rsquo;s Basketball</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/17/athletes-week-november-10-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:31:35 +0000 skerry 18880 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI celebrates third annual MacLauchlan Prizes for Effective Writing event http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/14/upei-celebrates-third-annual-maclauchlan-prizes-effective-writing-event <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 celebrates third annual MacLauchlan Prizes for Effective Writing event </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/18877/maclauchlannortonthompsonatkinson.jpg" alt="" title="(L to R): President emeritus Wade MacLauchlan, student award recipients Christian Norton and Brittany Thompson, and special guest speaker Dave Atkinson. " class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>UPEI celebrated its third annual MacLauchlan Prizes for Effective Writing event today in recognition of the importance of effective writing as a foundational skill for academic success and lifelong learning. The award&mdash;presented to 51 students and two faculty members this year&mdash;was established in 2011 by the MacLauchlan family to honour H. Wade MacLauchlan&rsquo;s contributions to the University and his 12 years of service as UPEI President and Vice-Chancellor from 1999-2011.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/14/upei-celebrates-third-annual-maclauchlan-prizes-effective-writing-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 20:56:12 +0000 skerry 18877 at http://news.upei.ca Researcher seeks non-francophone parents of children in French schools http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/13/upei-research-project-seeks-non-francophone-parents-children-french-schools <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"> Researcher seeks non-francophone parents of children in French schools </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/18870/ebuote.jpg" alt="" title="Photo by The Guardian. École François-Buote." class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>A UPEI PhD candidate in the Faculty of Education is seeking non-francophone parents of children in French schools to complete a short survey as part of a research project. The involvement of parents is known to be important for children&rsquo;s education and social success. For this reason, this project seeks to explore the experience and involvement of non-francophone parents with children in French schools.</p> <p>To participate, complete the 10-15 minute survey <a href="http://fluidsurveys.com/surveys/mmm-Wx6/survey-for-non-francophone-parents/">here</a></p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/13/upei-research-project-seeks-non-francophone-parents-children-french-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 13:49:41 +0000 skerry 18870 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI Wind Symphony at Zion Presbyterian Church http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/13/upei-wind-symphony-zion-presbyterian-church <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 Wind Symphony at Zion Presbyterian Church </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/18869/lauramacleod.jpg" alt="" title="Soloist Laura MacLeod" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The UPEI Wind Symphony will perform its final recital of the Fall semester on Thursday, November 20 at 7:30 pm at Zion Presbyterian Church. Given the success of last Fall&rsquo;s performance at St. Dunstan&rsquo;s Basilica, the Wind Symphony is establishing a tradition of performing in downtown Charlottetown. The architectural and acoustical beauty at Zion will provide the ensemble and audience with a memorable experience. In addition, the seating capacity will allow for all Wind Symphony supporters to attend.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/13/upei-wind-symphony-zion-presbyterian-church" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 13:01:12 +0000 skerry 18869 at http://news.upei.ca Michael Crummey on PEI with new novel http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/13/michael-crummey-pei-new-novel <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"> Michael Crummey on PEI with new novel </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/18868/michaelcrummey-500.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>PEI fans of Michael Crummey, Newfoundland novelist and poet, will welcome the news that his new novel, &ldquo;Sweetland,&rdquo; is a finalist for the 2014 Governor General&rsquo;s Award for Fiction. Crummey will read from &ldquo;Sweetland&rdquo; and sign books on Thursday, November 27, at 7:30 pm in the Confederation Centre Art Gallery. His reading is sponsored by the UPEI English Department, with the generous collaboration of the Confederation Centre Art Gallery.<br /> <br /> All are welcome to attend!</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/13/michael-crummey-pei-new-novel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 13 Nov 2014 12:48:58 +0000 skerry 18868 at http://news.upei.ca Athletes of the Week—November 3–9 http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/12/athletes-week-november-3-9 <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—November 3–9 </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/18867/bradleylaura.jpg" alt="" title="Laura Bradley, Women&#039;s 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 November 3&ndash;9 are Laura Bradley, Women&rsquo;s Hockey; and Jared Murphy, 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> Laura Bradley, Women&rsquo;s Hockey; and Jared Murphy, Men&rsquo;s Soccer</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/12/athletes-week-november-3-9" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 20:46:29 +0000 skerry 18867 at http://news.upei.ca Meet Dr. Niorn Ratanapob http://cver.upei.ca/news/meet-dr-niorn-ratanapob <div class="field field-type-text field-field-pull-quote"> <div class="field-label">Pull Quote:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Niorn with Bernice and Dean Good, owners of one of her cooperating flocks in Winsloe PEI. Bernice and Dean are weighing a set of quintuplets from one of their productive Rideau cross ewes. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://cver.upei.ca/sites/all/modules/filefield_paths/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://cver.upei.ca/files/cver/niorngoods.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=31610">niorngoods.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p>Dr. Niorn Ratanapob joined the CVER team last January. She came to us from a faculty position at Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Kasetsart University, in Bangkok.</p> <p>Her project here at UPEI will build on her established expertise in small ruminant medicine: she will be investigating the major causes of perinatal mortality in sheep using both epidemiological and laboratory techniques. Her supervisors are Drs. Jeff Wichtel and Shawn McKenna. The PEI Sheep Producers&rsquo; Association, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Growing Forward II Program, Kasetsart University, and UPEI fund this project. Niorn is a recipient of a coveted UPEI Regis Duffy Graduate Scholarship.</p> <p>The Memorandum of Understanding between UPEI and Kasetsart University is 16 years old, and has been one of our most productive inter-institutional agreements. Niorn is the fifth faculty member from Kasetsart to pursue a doctoral degree at UPEI; one of our earlier doctoral graduates (Dr. Pipat Arunvipas) is now Niorn&rsquo;s Department Chair and a successful independent researcher in his own right. </p> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:20:16 +0000 Admin 1306 at http://cver.upei.ca Welcome Dr. John Harding http://cver.upei.ca/news/welcome-dr-john-harding <p>We welcome Dr. John Harding to AVC and the CVER group.</p> <p>John is a Professor&nbsp;of Swine Production Medicine at WCVM in Saskatoon, and is working with&nbsp;Henrik Stryhn during his sabbatical here at AVC.</p> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:18:00 +0000 Admin 1305 at http://cver.upei.ca Congratulations to Babafela Awosile http://cver.upei.ca/news/congratulations-babafela-awosile <p>Congratulations to Babafela Awosile who was awarded a scholarship to pursue the Integrated Training Program in Infectious Diseases, Food Safety and Public Policy (ITraP), funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.</p> <p>ITraP is an interdisciplinary, international training initiative in infectious diseases, food safety and public policy based at the University of Saskatchewan.</p> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:15:02 +0000 Admin 1304 at http://cver.upei.ca Congratulations! http://cver.upei.ca/news/congratulations <p>Congratulations to Emilie Laurin and Adel Elghafghuf for successfully defending their PhD theses.</p> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:13:26 +0000 Admin 1303 at http://cver.upei.ca UPEI Men's Soccer team make history! http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/10/upei-mens-soccer-team-make-history <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&#039;s Soccer team make history! </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/18854/bronze.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Congratulations to the UPEI Men's Soccer team who earned the CIS bronze medal on Sunday, November 9, and made history as the first UPEI Panthers soccer team to win a national CIS competition medal. The Panthers defeated the Universit&eacute; du Qu&eacute;bec &agrave; Montr&eacute;al (UQAM) Citadins 2-1.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/10/upei-mens-soccer-team-make-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 13:37:15 +0000 skerry 18854 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI Men’s Soccer team advance to CIS semi-finals http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/07/upei-men-s-soccer-team-advance-cis-semi-finals <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 Soccer team advance to CIS semi-finals </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/18844/logand.jpg" alt="" title="Photo from CIS-SIC.ca" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>In an exciting match last night that drew in over 1,000 fans, the UPEI Men&rsquo;s Soccer Panthers defeated the Saskatchewan Huskies 2-0 in overtime play (quarter-final #4) of the CIS Men&rsquo;s Soccer Championship hosted by UPEI. The Panthers advance to the semi-finals at 6:30 pm (tonight) where they will battle the OUA Champions, the York Lions. Tyler Shaw, former Panther and Canadian recording artist will sing our national anthem.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/07/upei-men-s-soccer-team-advance-cis-semi-finals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 13:41:27 +0000 skerry 18844 at http://news.upei.ca Come out and support your UPEI Panthers! http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/06/come-out-and-support-your-upei-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"> Come out and support your UPEI 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/18843/jmurphy.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Come out and support your UPEI Panthers (tonight) as they take on the Canada West champions, the Saskatchewan Huskies in the CIS Men&rsquo;s Soccer quarter-final match at 7:00 pm.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/06/come-out-and-support-your-upei-panthers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 06 Nov 2014 20:13:21 +0000 skerry 18843 at http://news.upei.ca Panthers team from 1984 to be recognized at CIS championships http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/04/panthers-team-1984-be-recognized-cis-championships <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"> Panthers team from 1984 to be recognized at CIS championships </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/18834/panthers1984.jpg" alt="" title="Back row, from left – Richard Pierre-Gilles, Wayne MacLean, Don MacKenzie, Dan Harris, Dave MacRae, Allan Andrews, Keith Mumma, Alan Spink, Doug Blain, Andrew MacAdam, Paul Peacock, Gordon Wilson (coach). Front row: J.F Painchaud, Steve Polenz, Glen Smiley, Scott Neil, Trent Hayes. Missing: Mitch Murphy." class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>If the present-day UPEI Men&rsquo;s Soccer Panthers need any more inspiration to perform when they kick-off their CIS campaign Thursday evening, a look over to the sidelines where a number of the 1984-85 team will be cheering them on should give them an extra boost.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/11/04/panthers-team-1984-be-recognized-cis-championships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 17:52:09 +0000 skerry 18834 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI Wind Symphony in concert this weekend http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/31/upei-wind-symphony-concert-weekend <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 Wind Symphony in concert this weekend </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/18833/ksimon.jpg" alt="" title="Dr. Karem Simon" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The UPEI Wind Symphony is in concert this weekend as they head to Saint John, New Brunswick on Saturday, November 1 for a performance at Harbour View High School at 7:30 pm. The Wind Symphony will then perform the following afternoon in Summerside, PEI at Three Oaks High School at 2:00 pm. Dr. Karem J. Simon will direct the symphony who will perform an eclectic program, featuring both traditional and contemporary wind band repertoire.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/31/upei-wind-symphony-concert-weekend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:39:31 +0000 skerry 18833 at http://news.upei.ca “Dr. Ed” wins Lieutenant Governor’s Award from Heritage Canada The National Trust http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/31/dr-ed-wins-lieutenant-governor-s-award-heritage-canada-national-trust <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"> “Dr. Ed” wins Lieutenant Governor’s Award from Heritage Canada The National Trust </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/18827/lewismacdonald.jpg" alt="" title="(L to R): The Honourable Frank Lewis, Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island, and Dr. Ed MacDonald, professor of History at UPEI (photo by Heritage Canada the National Trust). " class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Heritage Canada The National Trust has honoured Dr. Edward MacDonald for his contributions to the study and promotion of Island history with the 2014 Lieutenant Governor&rsquo;s Award. Dr. MacDonald is a professor of History at the University of Prince Edward. Better known by his students as &ldquo;Dr. Ed,&rdquo; Dr. MacDonald has served through his career as an editor, curator, teacher, policy advisor, heritage advocate, media resource, author, poet, and as an outstanding public speaker.</p> <p>From the website of Heritage Canada The National Trust:</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/31/dr-ed-wins-lieutenant-governor-s-award-heritage-canada-national-trust" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:58:12 +0000 skerry 18827 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI to host CIS Men’s Soccer Nationals – November 6-9 http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/30/upei-host-cis-men-s-soccer-nationals-november-6-9 <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 CIS Men’s Soccer Nationals – November 6-9 </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/18826/mensoccer2014.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 will host the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) Men&rsquo;s Soccer Nationals, November 6-9, 2014 at the UPEI Turf field. The event will host the best male student-soccer athletes from across the country. UPEI held the CIS Women&rsquo;s Soccer Championship in 2010.</p> <p>Two teams will be selected from each CIS conference, for a total of eight teams who will play eleven matches in a single elimination, four-day tournament. The gold medal match will be held on Sunday, November 9 at 1:00 pm.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/30/upei-host-cis-men-s-soccer-nationals-november-6-9" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:40:04 +0000 skerry 18826 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI rugby player Shanda Mosher-Gallant receives CIS award http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/30/upei-rugby-player-shanda-mosher-gallant-receives-cis-award <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 rugby player Shanda Mosher-Gallant receives CIS award </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/18825/a76u0552.jpg" alt="" title="Shanda Mosher-Gallant at the 2014 CIS All-Canadian Rugby Gala in Guelph, Ontario. Photo by Karyn Stepien." class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>After receiving the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) Student-Athlete Community Service Award last week, fourth-year science student and UPEI rugby player Shanda Mosher-Gallant attended the All-Canadian Rugby Gala in Guelph, Ontario this week where she was further recognized with the CIS national award. She is the first player from UPEI to be honoured with the Student-Athlete Community Service Award since its inception in 2009. Mosher-Gallant is in her third year of eligibility with the UPEI Women&rsquo;s Rugby Panthers and plays on the wing.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/30/upei-rugby-player-shanda-mosher-gallant-receives-cis-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:52:49 +0000 skerry 18825 at http://news.upei.ca UPEI hires Susan Connolly as Associate Vice-President Human Resources http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/30/upei-hires-susan-connolly-associate-vice-president-human-resources <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 hires Susan Connolly as Associate Vice-President Human Resources </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/18824/connolly-susan1.jpg" alt="" title="Submitted photo of Susan Connolly" 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 that Susan Connolly has been appointed Associate Vice-President Human Resources after an extensive search process.</p> <p>Susan is a native of Prince Edward Island and holds a BA (Hons) in Psychology (from Mount Allison) and a Bachelor of Laws degree (from Dalhousie). Called to the PEI bar in 2005, she has practised law with Stewart McKelvey since 2007.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/30/upei-hires-susan-connolly-associate-vice-president-human-resources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:48:27 +0000 skerry 18824 at http://news.upei.ca Winner of the Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition to perform http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/29/winner-eckhardt-gramatt-national-music-competition-perform-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"> Winner of the Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition to perform </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/18823/sarahkirsch.jpg" alt="" title="Submitted photo of Sara Kirsch" 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 soprano Sarah Jo Kirsch, winner the Eckhardt-Gramatt&eacute; (EGr&eacute;) National Music Competition, on Tuesday, November 4 at 7:30 pm.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/29/winner-eckhardt-gramatt-national-music-competition-perform-upei" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:13:20 +0000 skerry 18823 at http://news.upei.ca CBC meteorologist Peter Coade to help launch PEI weather calendar http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/29/cbc-meteorologist-peter-coade-help-launch-2015-pei-weather-trivia-calendar <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"> CBC meteorologist Peter Coade to help launch PEI weather calendar </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/18818/pcoade.jpg" alt="" title="The 2015 PEI Weather Trivia Calendar is dedicated to CBC meteorologist Peter Coade, in this archive photo from his first job forecasting weather at CFLA-TV in Goose Bay, Labrador. " class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Veteran broadcast meteorologist Peter Coade will join authors Don Jardine and Adam Fenech for the launch of &ldquo;Some weather we&rsquo;re having!&rdquo; The 2015 PEI Weather Trivia Calendar. The event takes place Tuesday, November 4 at 6:30 pm at The Pourhouse, above The Old Triangle Irish Alehouse in Charlottetown. Proceeds from calendar sales go to UPEI&rsquo;s Climate Research Lab.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/29/cbc-meteorologist-peter-coade-help-launch-2015-pei-weather-trivia-calendar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:30:52 +0000 skerry 18818 at http://news.upei.ca Forum brings together individuals involved in SACK project http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/29/forum-brings-together-pei-students-teachers-and-community-partners-involved-sack-pr <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"> Forum brings together individuals involved in SACK project </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/18817/munro-bernardsnowcarruthersmacdonaldmurnaghan2014.jpg" alt="" title="(L to R): Melissa Munro-Bernard, SHAPES-PEI Project Coordinator, University of Prince Edward Island; Becky Snow, SACK Project Coordinator, University of Prince Edward Island; Sterling Carruthers, School Health Specialist, Department of Education and Early Childhood Development; Dr. Jo-Ann MacDonald; and Dr. Donna Murnaghan, Co-Principal Investigators of SHAPES-PEI and SACK, University of Prince Edward Island" class="imagecache imagecache-media-releases-page imagecache-default imagecache-media-releases-page_default" width="245" height="151" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>A recent forum in Charlottetown brought together students, teachers, and community partners participating in unique research, which examines school-based health promotion projects in Prince Edward Island schools. Dr. Donna Murnaghan and Dr. Jo-Ann MacDonald, researchers from the University of Prince Edward Island&rsquo;s School of Nursing, received funding from the Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute (CCSRI), for the (S)chools (A)gainst (C)ancer: Using a (K)nowledge to Action Process (SACK) project. SACK is aimed at translating local evidence into school-based health initiatives.</p><p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/29/forum-brings-together-pei-students-teachers-and-community-partners-involved-sack-pr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:28:27 +0000 skerry 18817 at http://news.upei.ca Athletes of the Week—October 20–26 http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/28/athletes-week-october-20-26 <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 20–26 </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/18816/murphyjared.jpg" alt="" title="Jared Murphy, Men&#039;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 October 20&ndash;26 are Alysha Corrigan, Women&rsquo;s Rugby; and Jared Murphy, 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.<br /> <br /> <strong>Who:</strong> Alysha Corrigan, Women&rsquo;s Rugby; and Jared Murphy, Men&rsquo;s Soccer<br /> <p><a href="http://news.upei.ca/media/2014/10/28/athletes-week-october-20-26" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:34:30 +0000 skerry 18816 at http://news.upei.ca