The Ring

Theatre professor wins national playwriting competition

Wed, 2014-01-29 12:17

In January, theatre historian Dr. Jennifer Wise’s play The Girl Rabbi of the Golden West was announced the winner of the 2013 Canadian Jewish Playwriting Competition by the Miles Nadal Centre in Toronto. Her play depicts the amazing true story of how, in 1895, in Victoria, Miss Ray Frank became the first woman to serve as rabbi for an orthodox synagogue throughout the High Holidays. 


Verena Tunnicliffe honored by Vancouver Aquarium

Wed, 2014-01-29 12:06

This month, Dr. Verena Tunnicliffe (earth and ocean sciences) will receive the 2014 Murray A. Newman Award for Significant Achievement in Aquatic Research and Conservation from the Vancouver Aquarium. The award goes to leading researchers and conservationists who have made invaluable contributions to understanding and conserving ecosystems in western North America.


Michael Roney to head Canada's Institute of Particle Physics

Thu, 2014-01-09 16:56

Dr. Michael Roney (physics and astronomy) is the new director of the Institute of Particle Physics, which promotes Canadian excellence in particle physics research and education. The institute is the focal point for particle physics activities in Canada and a point of contact for partners in labs and universities around the world.


Dr. Bruce Wright to head medical sciences

Thu, 2014-01-09 16:54

Dr. Bruce Wright has been appointed as Head, Division of Medical Sciences at UVic (and Regional Associate Dean, UBC Faculty of Medicine) effective July 1, 2014.


2013/14 Schulich Scholarships

Thu, 2013-10-10 16:15

It is already one month into the new fall term at the University of Victoria, but two undergraduate students have already had a chance to enjoy a transition from high school to university without significant budgetary concerns—thanks to the largest undergraduate scholarship program in the nation.


International prize for digital humanist

Wed, 2013-10-02 16:13


2013 Premier’s International Scholarships

Wed, 2013-10-02 16:08

Three UVic students are among 20 BC recipients of premier’s scholarships for study abroad. Carolyn Tsao (economics/mathematics), Ryan Abbott (Hispanic studies), and Victoria More (law) will receive between $6,000 and $10,000 each in Premier’s International Scholarships from the Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society to support their enrolment in overseas programs.


International award for law PhD

Wed, 2013-10-02 16:05


Visual Arts offers a Paradox

Thu, 2013-09-26 13:44

"Indeterminancy 2012" (detail) by Paul Walde
Mushroom spores and acrylic paint on wood create this piece


Honourable mention for UVic in regional climate awards

Fri, 2013-09-20 15:45