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UPEI Business students won international awards

Five business students recently took part in the Inter-Collegiate Business Competition (I.C.B.C.) hosted at Queen’s University, in Kingston, Ontario. UPEI brought an ethics team and a business policy team to compete in Canada’s premier undergraduate business case competition.
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January 18, 2012
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UPEI Professor Bill Whelan made new discoveries

William Whelan has seen the light, and it has healing powers. The University of Prince Edward Island physics professor specializes in biomedical optics, a growing field that uses lasers and light to detect, diagnose and treat disease.
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January 18, 2012
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University of Prince Edward Island and College of the Bahamas Sign Collaborative Agreement

The University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) is expanding its international connections, with the signing of an agreement with the College of the Bahamas (COB).
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October 21, 2008
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University of Prince Edward Island offers new Bachelor of Integrated Studies starting in September 2008

Beginning in September 2008, the University of Prince Edward Island will offer a Bachelor of Integrated Studies (BIS) for mature students who want to combine part-time study with full-time employment and/or family responsibilities.
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May 22, 2008
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Shine Ji Youn Chung Wins 2008 University of Prince Edward Island International Student Award

The award is given to a full-time undergraduate international student in his or her second year.
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February 14, 2008
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University of Prince Edward Island Celebrates International Development Week February 4-8

The University of Prince Edward Island celebrates diversity and multiculturalism during its seventh annual International Development Week from February 4 to 8.
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January 28, 2008
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University of Prince Edward Island Has Lowest Tuition Fees in Maritime Provinces

Good news for UPEI students! The Island's university has the lowest tuition fees in the Maritime provinces, according to Statistics Canada. Statistics Canada released its annual survey of tuition fees for full-time students attending Canadian universities on October 18. The survey, which was administered from April to June 2007, included 102 post-secondary degree-granting institutions this year, up from 60 last year.
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October 23, 2007
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University of Prince Edward Island: Business Professor Publishes Second Edition of Finance Textbook

Professor Sean Hennessey, who teaches at the UPEI School of Business Administration, has released the second edition of his popular textbook, Principles of Corporate Finance, which he co-authored with Dr. Lawrence Gitman, a professor of finance at San Diego University. The first edition, published by Pearson Education Canada, a division of Prentice Hall, is currently being used in undergraduate and graduate programs across Canada.
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October 10, 2007
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University of Prince Edward Island Shares Expertise in Student Success with University in Cairo

An innovative Student Success Program (SSP) at the University of Prince Edward Island has caught the attention of academic planners in Egypt. This week, Tamara Leary, who developed the program as part of her work in the UPEI Student Services department, flies to Cairo to share her expertise with students and faculty at Misr International University (MIU). MIU is a leading university in the Egyptian private university system.
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August 28, 2007
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University of Prince Edward Island: International Advisor Recognized for Commitment to Students

Joy Ikede, International Student Advisor at the University of Prince Edward Island, has received regional recognition for her commitment to student services. At the 2007 Atlantic Association of College and University Student Services Conference she was presented with The Carol's Creed Award. This annual award was established in 2003 in recognition of the outstanding dedication of the late Carol Jordan who was a long-serving member of the student services staff at the University of New Brunswick.
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July 27, 2007
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