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International co-op partnership recognized with Global Best Award

Wed, 2014-05-28 16:28

UVic Co-op and Career’s international CANEU-COOP exchange program has been named a Global Best Award winner by the International education business Partnership Network (IPN).


Seghers Collection book recognized with Alcuin Society award

Tue, 2014-05-06 16:58

The Seghers Collection, designed by Clint Hutzulak at Rayola for UVic Libraries.
The Seghers Collection, designed by Clint Hutzulak at Rayola for UVic Libraries.

The Seghers Collection: Old Books for a New World—written by Dr. Hélène Cazes (French and medieval studies) and published by the University Libraries—has been recognized by the Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada. The publication is of special significance for the campus and the Victoria region, exploring the bibliographic history of the Seghers Collection, their spiritual and religious significance within the catholic tradition and their attributed owner, Charles John Seghers (the second Archbishop of Victoria).


Student mathematician wins NSERC's André Hamer Prize

Thu, 2014-04-10 10:25

Christopher van Bommel, a master’s student in mathematics and statistics, has won an NSERC 2013 André Hamer Postgraduate Prize from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC). Valued at $10,000 each, the prize is awarded to five of the most outstanding candidates in NSERC’s master’s and doctoral scholarship competitions.


In the company of Nobel Laureates

Thu, 2014-04-10 10:23

What would your first question be to a Nobel laureate? Biochemistry and microbiology PhD student Michelle Tonkin will find out this summer. She’s one of 600 aspiring young researchers from almost 80 countries who has been selected to take part in the 2014 Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany in late June and early July.


Zwiers to receive honorary doctorate

Thu, 2014-04-10 10:22


Neuropsychology career award for Mateer

Thu, 2014-03-06 15:26


UVic Law team wins 2014 Wilson Moot

Mon, 2014-03-03 17:51


Theresa Dickinson is new GM of Swans Suite Hotel and Brewpub

Fri, 2014-02-14 15:26


2014 Provost's Advocacy and Activism Awards

Thu, 2014-02-06 12:16

Housty and Whittington. Photo: UVic Photo Services
Housty and Whittington. Photo: UVic Photo Services

Congratulations to Barbara Whittington and Jessie Housty, recipients of the inaugural Provost’s Advocacy and Activism Awards, presented at the Provost’s Diversity Research Forum: Arts, Allies and Activism on Jan. 29.


Research in Librarianship Grants announced

Thu, 2014-01-30 14:39