Campus news

Check here for the latest news about UVic. If you’re looking for more information or a UVic expert for a news story, please call UVic Communications at 250-721-7636, Monday to Friday from 8:30-4:30.

UVic's new Engaged Scholar award

Bernie Pauly and Val Napoleon are the inaugural recipients of the Provost's Engaged Scholar award in recognition of outstanding community-engaged scholarship and on-the-ground action to bring about positive societal change. The awards will be presented during CUVic 2014, which takes place on campus May 20 to 22.

UVic artist wins Guggenheim fellowship

Well-known contemporary artist and sculptor Mowry Baden, a professor emeritus with the University of Victoria’s Department of Visual Arts, can now add one of North America’s most prestigious awards to his long list of honours.

PICS Climate News Scan--free resource for media and newsmakers

Journalists covering climate change related issues—including energy markets, science, social impacts and the emerging green economy—can sign up to the newly revamped free weekly e-newsletter from the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS).

BC coast about to become the "smartest" on the planet

Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) is partnering with Western Economic Diversification Canada and IBM on a three-year multimillion dollar project known as Smart Oceans BC.

UVic Masterminds series returns

Retired professors return to the University of Victoria throughout the month of April to offer insight on topics ranging from Islam, to the use of math in slowing the spread of infectious diseases and more.