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UVic hosts fourth IdeaFest, March 2-7

February 24, 2015 - 

Weeklong festival has over 50 thought-provoking events to inform and enchant.


2015 Victoria Leadership Awards

February 20, 2015 - 

The 11th annual Victoria Leadership Awards took place Feb. 19 in Victoria. Bill Anderson and Bruce Parisian received the two UVic awards.


UVic prof wins prestigious national award

February 16, 2015 - 

Teaching professor Jin-Sun Yoon in the University of Victoria’s School of Child and Youth Care has been recognized for her exceptional teaching and educational leadership with the 2015 3M National Teaching Fellowship.


2015 VLA Lifetime Achievement Award

February 3, 2015 - 

The 2015 VLAs will be awarded Feb. 19 at the Leadership Victoria gala. A valued friend of UVic—master carver, Songhees First Nation artist and educator Clarence “Butch” Dick—is this year's Lifetime Achievement award recipient.&


Distinguished Alumni List for 2015

February 2, 2015 - 

Eleven members of the University of Victoria alumni community will be honoured with Distinguished Alumni Awards on Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. in the Hotel Grand Pacific as part of Alumni Week 2015.


How to move fossil fuel divestment past symbolism

January 29, 2015 - 

Replacing fossil fuel investments with “green energy” stocks has minimal impact on reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and is also unlikely to provide a safer haven for investors.


Campus Plan update

January 20, 2015 - 

The University of Victoria is inviting participation and input from the campus community and the public as it undertakes an update to the 2003 Campus Plan to provide a refreshed vision, guidelines and direction for future campus development.


In conversation with Shelagh Rogers

January 15, 2015 - 

Chancellor Shelagh Rogers, OC, will be “In Conversation” with web industry leader and UVic alumnus Stewart Butterfield, BA ’96, on Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. in the University Centre Farquhar Auditorium.