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Vikes annual Christmas Tree Sale

This holiday season, support one of UVic Vikes men's and women's cross country teams by purchasing your Christmas tree at Centennial Stadium, from Dec. 3 to 22.

A Nobel-filled year for biochemistry grad

Michelle Parker rubbed shoulders with 37 Nobel laureates in one exciting experience of many during a remarkable academic career at UVic, which culminated this month with a PhD in biochemistry. UVic celebrated the completion of studies for 1,300 graduating students at Fall 2015 convocation ceremonies.

Nominations now open for 2015 VLAs

Nominations are now open for the Victoria Leadership Awards. The 2015 VLAs will be awarded at the 11th gala ceremony on Feb. 19. UVic is a founding partner of the annual program established in 2004 to showcase the accomplishments of local community heroes.

ONC goes from sea to sea to sea

Ocean Networks Canada (ONC), an initiative of the University of Victoria, has expanded its footprint across Canada with the launch of a new collaboration with the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE) on the Atlantic coast.

Peninsula Co-op Climbing Wall at CARSA

The university, thanks to support from Peninsula Co-op, is one step closer to fulfilling its vision for its Centre for Athletics, Recreation and Special Abilities. The climbing tower at CARSA is officially named the Pensinsula Co-op Climbing Wall.