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| news

upei issued a message to students, staff, and faculty via their @upei.ca emails about the pop-up covid-19 testing clinic taking place on campus on thursday, december 10, 2020. 

| students

three students from the master of arts in island studies (mais) program at the university of prince edward island have been awarded canada graduate scholarships from the social sciences and humanities research council of canada (sshrcc) through its master’s program competition.

| seminar/conference

the l.m. montgomery institute has issued a call for papers for its 15th biennial international conference, which will be held at the university of prince edward island, june 22 to 26, 2022.

| people

the university community was saddened to learn of the passing of retired accounting professor albert “ab” ferris, who died on december 3 in charlottetown, and extends its deepest condolences to his family, friends, and former colleagues and students. 

| university

upei announced that effective december 7, 2020, it will move back to to an essential services model and suspend in-person classes for two weeks due the restrictions announced by the pei chief public health office on december 6, 2020.

| students

the associate vice-president of students and registrar issued a message to students on december 6, 2020 via their @upei.ca emails to advise them that in-person classes have been suspended effective december 7, 2020 until december 21, 2020 because of the additional restrictions announced by the pei chief public health office. 

| university

president abd-el-aziz issued a message to faculty and staff on december 6, 2020, about moving back to an essential services model due to recent restrictions announced by the pei chief public health office. 

| news

holland college and the university of prince edward island have signed 22 degree pathway agreements to enable graduates from holland college to pursue their educational goals seamlessly and obtain a degree from upei.

| community

december 6 is the national day of remembrance and action on violence against women in canada. established in 1991 by the parliament of canada, this day marks the anniversary of the murders in 1989 of 14 young women at l'école polytechnique de montréal. upei will observe the day by lowering the flags in front of kelley memorial building to half-mast.

| atlantic veterinary college

with financial support from a major donor, the atlantic veterinary college, university of prince edward island, will expand its diagnostic imaging capacity with the addition of a magnetic resonance imagining (mri) scanner.