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Norah McRae recognized for commitment to co-operative education

2016-07-12 12:03


Order of Canada for Chappell and Shields

2016-07-06 15:04

Chappell. Photo: UVic Photo Services.

Sociologist Neena Chappell and legendary Vikes basketball coach Kathy Shields were two of 113 appointees named to the Order of Canada over the long Canada Day weekend for their contributions to (and on) their respective fields and courts. 


Three geographers awarded for teaching and research excellence

2016-07-06 14:51

The Canadian Association of Geographers announced Phil Dearden, Ian O'Connell and Simon Springer as the recipients of an award honouring research and teaching excellence.


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In memoriam: Dallas Tomniuk

Dallas Tomniuk, a valued staff member in the University Centre Farquhar Auditorium, passed away May 22 following a motorcycle accident in Tofino. He was a gentle, kind, good-humoured and giving member of the UVic team, and will be greatly missed by all who knew and worked with him. 

Yang Shi named ASME fellow

Spring 2016 convocation medal winners

Governor General’s Gold Medal
Saurabh Chitnis — PhD, Chemistry

Governor General’s Silver Medal
Kelsey Wheatley — BMUS, Music

Lieutenant’s Governor’s Silver Medal (thesis)
Marianne Huijsmans — MA, Linguistics

Paddy Tsurumi, pioneering scholar of women's history

Dr. E. Patricia (“Paddy”) Tsurumi, historian and UVic professor emerita, died last month in her home on Hornby Island. Known for her thoroughly researched scholarship grounded in a strong sense of social justice, Paddy contributed to the history of women, education, colonialism and labour.

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