Three UVic nursing professors were honoured in November with Canadian Nurses Association Centennial Awards: Prof. Janet Storch, professor emeritus, known for extensive work on the topic of nurisng ethics; Dr. Karen MacKinnon, assistant professor, known for her work in maternal care and rural health outreach, and Jessie Mantle, professor emeritus, known for her work in gerontology and geriatric care. The awards honour registered nurses whose work has contributed to the lives and health of Canadians.

The Canadian History of Education Association recently awarded Dr. Eric Sager (history) the Founders’ Prize for his article “Women Teachers in Canada, 1881–1901: Revisiting the ‘Feminization’ of an Occupation,” published in the Canadian Historical Review, 88, 2 (June 2007). The article was selected as the best published in English between 2006 and 2008 on the history of education in Canada.

Brent Sternig has been appointed the next president and CEO of the Innovation Development Corporation (IDC). For the past six months, Sternig has served as IDC’s acting president and CEO and led the development of a new strategic plan for IDC.

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