December 22, 2000 - John Criswick, a Victoria-raised software developer with a background in astronomy, has provided the UVic astronomy and astrophysics group with its largest ever private donation
December 18, 2000 - 'Tis the season for over-indulgence, when advertisers encourage consumers to spend too much, eat too much and drink too much
December 14, 2000 - Travel in the footsteps of Dante in a rare opportunity to explore Medieval Florence, or tackle some of today's most critical business issues at a UVic Power Breakfast Business Seminar
December 6, 2000 - Two of Victoria's leading citizens, Peter Baillie and the Rev. Bill Howie, will be honoured with UVic Community Leadership Awards at a special presentation tonight at the University of Victoria's Downtown Centre
December 4, 2000 - Canadians are helping to revolutionize computational cosmology
November 23, 2000 - UVic economics grad students can now simulate the computational power of corporations in their own computer lab, thanks to a donation by Compaq Canada.
November 20, 2000 - On Saturday, Nov. 25, more than 1,300 students will mark the end of one journey and the beginning of another when they graduate at the University of Victoria's fall convocation ceremonies.
November 17, 2000 - UVic biochemistry professor Dr. Terry Pearson calls African sleeping sickness a sleeping dragon
November 17, 2000 - A new guide being distributed through the provincial Ministry of Health offers communities assistance in improving their response to violence against women.
October 23, 2000 - Dr. Michael Prince is willing to discuss social programs, health care funding and tax policy.
October 23, 2000 - A well-known B.C. community leader and Canada's Supreme Court Chief Justice will be awarded honorary degrees at the University of Victoria's fall 2000 Convocation ceremonies on Saturday, Nov. 25.
October 20, 2000 - Mention the word 'bully' and most of us think back to childhood and that jerk who liked to push other kids around in the schoolyard.
October 19, 2000 - Dr. Martin Perl, 1995 Nobel Prize winner in Physics, will provide a free public lecture Thursday, October 26, 7:30 p.m. in room C103 of the David F. Strong Building at UVic.
October 13, 2000 - UVic-led projects to assist communities in Thailand and Argentina have been awarded $1.5 million in funding by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA).
October 4, 2000 - Myfanwy Pavelic, renowned for her portraits of former Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau, will be among a veritable 'who's who' of Canadian artists from the Saanich Peninsula featured at a special art exhibition
September 20, 2000 - Blue boxes and energy efficient buildings are a good start, but there's increasing pressure on universities to imbed environmental responsibility in the core of their academic, financial and operational plans.
September 19, 2000 - The UVic Faculty of Business has won the Award for Excellence in Internationalization from Scotiabank and the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada.
September 8, 2000 - Rare and threatened marbled murrelets have been found nesting in the Sooke Hills, a few kilometres from Victoria.
August 22, 2000 - Citizens concerned about deteriorating air quality in their neighbourhoods now have a guidebook to help them clean up the atmosphere
August 4, 2000 - The ocean, teeming with life, and the lifeless reaches of outer space are both airless, low-gravity environments into which it is dangerous and expensive to send humans.
August 3, 2000 - The federal government's decision to strengthen ties between the ministries of environment and health in developing policies and research initiatives fits well with the research being conducted at the University of Victoria.
August 2, 2000 - Students in the remote new territory of Nunavut will be able to earn law degrees from UVic through a partnership program that's the first of its kind in Canada.
July 31, 2000 - Established figures and young researchers will meet at UVic August 21-25 to trade theories about galaxiesand the large-scale computer simulations that attempt to show how vast communities of stars such as the Milky Way form and evolve.
July 26, 2000 - Four research initiatives at UVic have today been awarded infrastructure support totalling $1.5 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation.
July 24, 2000 - Two outstanding UVic teachers are among only 10 Canadian university educators named as this year's 3M Teaching Fellows.
July 24, 2000 - Big, green, bug-eyed aliens with huge appetites are invading southern Vancouver Island.
July 17, 2000 - New University of Victoria students will learn more about the campus and how to become connected during this year's New Student Orientation Program.
July 14, 2000 - Two UVic faculty members have just joined the ranks of Canada's academic elite.
July 5, 2000 - The History of Racialization Group at the University of Victoria will launch 'An Imperial Paradise? An Alternative Walking Tour of Victoria, B.C.' on the Web at a party starting at 7 p.m. July 6, 2000
July 4, 2000 - New university students are not the only people adjusting to unfamiliar experiences at the start of term.
July 4, 2000 - Top-notch research published by Canadian business professors may be declining overall, but the productivity of the University of Victoria's faculty of business is rising rapidly.
June 30, 2000 - Albert Einstein said the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible.
June 26, 2000 - UVic has renamed its Gordon Head sports complex after Victoria businessman and lawyer Ian H. Stewart, a long-time supporter of the university.
June 15, 2000 - The faculty of education is soliciting nominations of outstanding UVic education grads for the 2000 Distinguished Education Alumni Awards.
June 14, 2000 - Electronic maintenance and movement of patient health records provides the potential for multi-media, comprehensive records throughout a patient's lifetime.
June 9, 2000 - Despite the so-called brain drain there is still a cadre of world-class researchers who call Canada home.
June 1, 2000 - Nearly 2,600 students will don gowns and mortarboards next week during spring 2000 convocation ceremonies at UVic.
May 19, 2000 - Twenty years ago Dr. Edward Ishiguro came up with a solution to a problem that had stumped scientists since the discovery of penicillin in 1928.
May 18, 2000 - UVic has a new Vice President Development and External Relations
May 16, 2000 - Whether it's plankton, salmon or grey whales, marine life seems to be under increasing stress as ocean temperatures rise from Juan de Fuca Strait to the Gulf of Alaska.
May 16, 2000 - For the first time in six years, the University of Victoria's Board of Governors has approved a budget framework for the university that provides new resources for programs and services.
May 11, 2000 - A former federal cabinet minister, a Shuswap elder and a world-renowned mathematician are among seven individuals who will be awarded honorary degrees at the University of Victoria's 2000 spring convocation, June 7-9.
May 9, 2000 - Hundreds of national and international experts in the fields of meteorology, oceanography, climate and hydrography will descend on UVic May 29 to June 2 to discuss the role of the Pacific Ocean in climate and weather conditions.
May 4, 2000 - Two UVic education professors are key members of an international team recently awarded a $5.9 million(US) National Science Foundation (NSF) grant
April 18, 2000 - The annual University of Victoria Plant Sale is on Sunday, May 7, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. when the floor of McKinnon Gym becomes one giant nursery for a day.
April 14, 2000 - The University of Victoria's Board of Governors has endorsed UVic President Dr. David Strong's recommendation to dismiss sociology professor Dr. Jean Veevers.
April 12, 2000 - University of Victoria chemistry professor Dr. Reg Mitchell has been named Academic of the Year by the Confederation of University Faculty Associations of B.C. (CUFA/BC).
April 7, 2000 - A mural celebrating Métis culture will soon join other works of art on campus representing the cultures of the area's Aboriginal people.
April 5, 2000 - Warmer oceans, climate change and their consequences for seafood abundance and weather patterns will be on the table for two upcoming conferences on campus co-sponsored by the UVic Centre for Earth and Ocean Research.
March 30, 2000 - If Canada's coastal fisheries were measured in ethical terms instead of by tonnage or monetary value, fisheries on the west coast would score significantly worse than those on the east coast.
March 23, 2000 - Are you one of the 20,000 UVic alumni living in the Greater Victoria area?
March 23, 2000 - Family members of First Nations artist and UVic graduate Francis Dick will present a special performance at UVic Centre on April 3 in honour of the artist's current exhibition at the Maltwood Art Museum and Gallery.
March 23, 2000 - Canadian Auto Workers president Buzz Hargrove is the keynote speaker at a joint faculty of business and Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce on-campus luncheon.
March 23, 2000 - Members of the public are invited to attend a 'CEO Millennium Panel' to discuss the economic future of B.C. and Canada and overcoming barriers to prosperity with some of the country's top business leaders.
March 21, 2000 - A group of UVic students is headed to the Big Apple next month to experience life as the world's remaining super power in the grueling National Model U. N. competition.
March 17, 2000 - The line-up of public events for UVic's Millennium Festival April 1-7 offers something for everyone--from gardeners and star-gazers to music lovers and art afficianados.
March 13, 2000 - One of Canada's largest law firms, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, has established a $1 million National Scholarship and Awards Program to help finance the costs of legal education for exceptional and deserving students
March 13, 2000 - Anyone who's ever been in any kind of relationship will enjoy the Norm Foster play Wrong For Each Other, presented as dinner theatre for two performances at UVic's Dunsmuir Lodge conference centre, April 4 and 5 as part of UVic's Millennium Festival
March 10, 2000 - First Nations artist and UVic graduate Francis Dick will share her family traditions and her creativity during a retrospective of her art at the Maltwood Art Gallery and Museum
March 6, 2000 - The UVic Alumni Association has selected this year's recipients of its Awards for Excellence in Teaching.
February 23, 2000 - For the second time in six months, the entrepreneurship program offered by the UVic faculty of business has prevailed in an award competition pitting it against some of the largest and richest American universities.
February 23, 2000 - Bob Skene is the recipient of this year's Hyperion award.
February 14, 2000 - Twelve outstanding men and women, whose significant contributions to society in the 20th century will continue to shape the new one, will receive honorary degrees at a special convocation on April 7.
February 10, 2000 - Researchers at UVic, Memorial University, and the University of Calgary will be trying to untangle and understand the complex web of social, economic and environmental interrelations at the heart of threatened coastal communities.
February 10, 2000 - Like all clients of the Capital Health Region, people with a disability are served by health care workers committed to a 'client centred' approach.
February 9, 2000 - Linda Coupal wants teenage girls to start their Internet surfing in friendly waters.
February 8, 2000 - A UVic graduate student has linked tree growth patterns to climate changes on the West Coast.
February 3, 2000 - Robert Kwan, a fourth-year undergraduate organ student at UVic's school of music, will be taking up residence at Windsor Castle this September after winning a scholarship to study in historic St. George's Chapel.
February 3, 2000 - UVic's faculty of education is on a treasure hunt--but the treasure isn't buried yet.
February 3, 2000 - The pursuit of post-secondary studies is difficult for residents of remote communities but a partnership between UVic's school of child and youth care and the Awasis Agency of Northern Manitoba makes it possible.
January 27, 2000 - UVic will celebrate the new millennium April 1 to 7 with a week-long festival of events focusing on the outstanding achievements of individuals from all walks of life