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Community achievement award to Pauly

2016-05-25 11:53

Dr. Bernie Pauly, associate professor and associate director of research and scholarship with UVic’s School of Nursing, was awarded the 2016 BC Community Achievement Award by Premier Christy Clark and Keith Mitchell, chair of the BC Achievement Foundation.

Career achievement award to Evert Lindquist

2016-05-25 11:43

On June 23, the Institute of Public Administration Canada (IPAC), Victoria and Vancouver regional chapter, will celebrate the career achievements of Dr. Evert Lindquist, UVic professor of Public Administration and previous public administration school director.

Nancy Wright appointed as AVP Academic Planning

2016-04-19 11:34


Dr. Nancy Wright has been appointed as Associate Vice-President Academic Planning for a five year term beginning July 1, 2016, following the unanimous recommendation by the search committee and confirmation in a faculty ratification vote.

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Day in the Life: Rob Johns

Rob Johns has seen first-hand the destruction and chaos that large-scale disasters can cause. In his previous role with the City of Victoria, UVic’s new manager of emergency planning visited Louisiana and Mississippi following Hurricane Katrina, and Christchurch, New Zealand after its major earthquakes.

“Seeing such massive damage really drives home the importance of emergency planning,” Johns says. “Especially in Christchurch, with its similarities to Victoria in terms of earthquake risks and impacts, I was forcefully reminded that, while we can’t prevent these disasters from happening, we can and must prepare for them.”

VPFO named a fellow of CPA association

Honorary degree for PICS director

Dr. Sybil Seitzinger, executive director of the UVic-hosted and led Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS), has been awarded an honorary doctorate by Utrecht University in the Netherlands—one of Europe’s oldest universities.

History master's student Jon Weller wins SSHRC video prize

2016 SSHRC Storytellers video



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