News and events

Forging prosthetics from plastic for a pittance

2017 January — In a small, windowless lab in the University of Victoria’s faculty of engineering complex, prosthetic hands dangle from a peg board. These prototypes – produced with a 3-D printer and a few nuts and bolts – have launched a program that provides patients with customized, working hands in the most impoverished communities around the globe.

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EngineeRing — Faculty of Engineering alumni newsletter

Each issue is four pages long and available as a PDF:

EngrNews - Faculty of Engineering alumni newsletter
Ingenium - Faculty of Engineering research newsletter


With this trailblazing musical, writer-director-star John Cameron Mitchell andcomposer-lyricist Stephen Trask brought their signature creation from stage to screen. Raised a boy in East Berlin, Hedwig (Mitchell) undergoes a traumatic personal transformation in order toemigrate to the U.S., where she reinvents herself as an "internationally ignored" but divinely talented rock diva, inhabiting a "beautiful gender of one."

Radiant Yoga Flow in the Gallery

A Mindful and Peaceful Practice for Beginner Yogis with Sonja Foss

BC Parks iNaturalist project underway!

Check out what Environmental Studies professor Dr. Brian Starzomski and his team areworking on in summer 2019: see link below, BC Parks Big Summer iNaturalist project.

Myfanwy Pavelic: Mirrored Selves Within and Without

This exhibition is in two parts. Visit Myfanwy's works at both:
- Legacy Maltwood - Mearns Centre McPherson Library | May 18 - Sept 15. Hours:
- Legacy Downtown - 630 Yates St. | May 25 - Sept 21

Women Artists Changing Collections: Recent Acquisitions

Art by women is egregiously under-represented in most public collections and exhibitions.How can this be changed and how is it changing at the Legacy?

Physics and Astronomy Seminar: Dr. Iris Dillmann

Alchemy in the laboratory - How we bring the stars into the laboratory

Noon Meditation - Staff, Faculty & Students

We start with a basic meditation instruction at 12:15pm followed by a 20 minute breathmeditation at 12:25pm. We are done by 12:50pm.