UVic news

Why do men trophy hunt?

March 29, 2017 - Media tip
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New research by UVic geographer Chris Darimont suggests that modern-day trophy hunting is status-seeking behaviour that can be traced back to our hunter-gatherer ancestors. The theory, supported by evidence and inference from evolutionary anthropology, shows a similar pattern in hunter-gatherers across the globe.

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Prof. Jamie Cassels reappointed to second term as president and vice-chancellor

March 29, 2017 - Ring

Prof. Jamie Cassels has been reappointed to a second five-year term as president and vice-chancellor of the University of Victoria, effective July 1, 2018. The appointment was unanimously approved by the Board of Governors, following a unanimous recommendation from the Committee for the Appointment of the President.

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