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Jump Start the New Year with Short Courses at UVic

December 10, 1997 - Travel down Abbey Road and through the land of the snow lion. Listen to hot New Orleans jazz or lear

Survey Tracks Grads' Continued Job Success

December 1, 1997 - The first ever survey of B.C. university graduates five years after graduation shows 90 per cent of

Project Helps Grads with Job Search Skills

November 25, 1997 - A number of University of Victoria graduates are returning to campus this fall to focus their attent

New Programs, New Grads at Fall Convocation

November 24, 1997 - Several graduates will be making history the minute they walk across the stage of the Farquhar Audit

UVic Appoints First Vice-President Research

November 20, 1997 - The University of Victoria has appointed Dr. S. Martin Taylor to the newly established position of V

UVic Fall Convocation

November 20, 1997 - Degrees, diplomas and certificates will be conferred on 981 graduates at the University of Victoria

Marine Environmental Science Data Made Available

November 10, 1997 - The University of Victoria Archives has launched a new website providing access to UVic's valuable

UVic Recognizes Students

October 20, 1997 - More students have been welcomed into the Blue & Gold Circle at the University of Victoria--created

Research Takes Ethical Approach to Fish Wars

October 15, 1997 - While the rhetoric of Canada's fish wars sometimes takes on the overtones of a crusade, spiritual v

Launch of the Provost's Lecture Series

October 14, 1997 - Imagine being assigned a communications number at birth and being reachable at that number from that

UVic Law School Ranked Among Canada's Best

September 29, 1997 - A nation-wide survey released today by Maclean's magazine ranks UVic's law school as one of the be

Co-op Director to Focus on Off-Campus Relations

September 25, 1997 - Canada's third-largest university co-operative education program has a new director, Dr. Michel Pie

UVic Budget Finalized for 1997-98

September 22, 1997 - While the impact of cutting $2.23 million from UVic's 1997-98 operating budget will be felt campus-

Owen to Advise Canada on Cambodia Involvement

September 9, 1997 - When troubled Cambodia holds elections next year, should Canada participate in the United Nations mo

Creek Restoration to Become Community Effort

September 8, 1997 - Hagan Creek doesn't always flow through a sun-dappled, Saanich Penninsula forest glade.

Book Continues Online

September 4, 1997 - Readers of The Ozymandias Principles, an unconventional novel by UVic geography professor Dr. Harold

New UVic IDRC Office

September 3, 1997 - Dr. Stephen Tyler, a senior regional program officer from the International Development Research Cen

Community Invited to Campus Celebration

August 28, 1997 - Members of the Greater Victoria community are invited to join UVic in celebrating the start of anoth

Communication Technology Experts in Victoria

August 18, 1997 - Breakthroughs in wireless or --"anywhere, anytime"-- multimedia services will be the focus of the

UVic Archaeologist Part of Major Discovery

July 30, 1997 - A UVic researcher is among a National Geographic Society team of oceanographers, engineers and arche

New Forestry Report Recommends Ground-Breaking Cha

July 29, 1997 - The provincial government needs to shift from corporate to community-based tenures and establish a n

Media Advisory--major new report on restructuring


Grants for UVic Whale Research, Science Camp

July 17, 1997 - Two grants from the Vancouver Foundation will enhance UVic whale research and the university's popu

UVic Organizing International Conference on Commun

July 16, 1997 - A project by UVic's Eco-Research Chair in Environmental Law and Policy to establish an on-going int

Hotline and Chalk Brigade Among Suggestions to Sto

July 14, 1997 - Over one million seniors in Canada experience at least one fall each year and approximately 25 per c

Book by UVic Historian Exposes the Roots of Modern

July 3, 1997 - Our modern concept of masculinity is not based on nature. It is a cultural product shaped in the lat

UVic Conference to Help Shape the Field of Drama i

June 27, 1997 - The future development of the relatively young field of drama in education will be shaped at the Sec

UVic Goes West this Fall

June 20, 1997 - The University of Victoria is once again giving residents of the Western Communities an opportunity

Media Advisory - lecture theatre dedication, UVic

June 20, 1997 - Two retired vice-presidents, combining 58 years of service to the University of Victoria, will be ho

UVic Ethnobotanist Receives Prestigious Internatio

June 10, 1997 - Dr. Nancy Turner (School of Environmental Studies) is the recipient of the 1997 Richard Evans Schult

UVic Sociologist Gives New Insight on Street Kids

May 26, 1997 - A new book -- Mean Streets -- written by University of Victoria sociologist Dr. Bill McCarthy and hi

UVic's Science Venture Wins Award

May 21, 1997 - Members of UVic's student-operated Science Venture are traveling across the province May 14 to June

UVic cuts $2.23 million to balance budget

May 12, 1997 - The University of Victoria's Board of Governors this week approved a balanced operating budget for

New UVic Website Lets Users "Solve" 129-Year-Old

April 21, 1997 - "Who Killed William Robinson? Race, Justice and Settling the Land" is designed to engage students

Weaver wins Steacie Fellowship

February 20, 1997 - Dr. Andrew Weaver (Centre for Earth and Ocean Research) has been awarded the 1997 Steacie Memorial F