Radio is not dead, quite the contrary. UVic's very own radio station, CFUV (101.9 FM), is breathing life into campus and community members alike who hold passion for local music and alternative broadcasting. Producing original programming every day from 6 a.m. to midnight, CFUV is a station that provides an evolving platform to those whose voices otherwise may not be heard.
Victoria Hand Project (VHP) has been selected as a top-10 finalist in the Google Impact Challenge Canada, a nationwide competition providing funds to non-profits using technology to make Canada and the world a better place. This is the first time the grant has been awarded in Canada.
Drs. Cecilia Benoit (sociology), Jay Cullen (earth and ocean sciences) and Andrea Walsh (anthropology) have been named the 2017 recipients of the Provost's Engaged Scholar Award. The award celebrates tenured faculty members who have made significant contributions to community through their integration of outstanding scholarship, inspired teaching and community engagement.
Data is part of any research process. And for PhD candidate Nicolas Graham, data can be transformed into a virtual map showing power and influence, in particular in the fossil fuel industry.
As a host university for the prestigious Panama Bilingue program, UVic is turning its commitment to fostering intercultural connection into action by welcoming visiting educators, shown here during a special cultural presentation.
Following the updating of the appointment criteria by the university’s Presidential Appointment Committee, UVic President Jamie Cassels has indicated that he would welcome the opportunity to be considered for a second five-year term as president. The committee will now conduct a review of his performance and suitability for reappointment, per §14 of the university’s presidential appointment policy.
Outstanding research in ecology was announced this week by the Ecological Society of America. A team of UVic researchers and grad students were recognized for their contribution to the fields of plant ecology and biogeography with the William Skinner Cooper Award for their research study, "Intertidal resource use over millennia enhances forest productivity," published in Nature Communications last year.
Reflections by Maxwell Nicholson, second-year economics student, on the Converge 2017 conference—where leaders, students, politicians and university executives came together to develop a vision for Canada's future.
500 posts in, MyUVic Life provides a first-person perspective on the UVic student experience. MyUVic Life is a blog for students, by students. A diverse team of undergraduate student bloggers create first-person stories that are posted as an accessible and widely read collection.
From Borneo textiles to the world’s largest button blanket, from a 15th-century alabaster religious carving to a 19th-century lady’s pocket revolver, from anarchist manifestos to a Jim Carrey movie, the objects studied by art historians continue to change with the times. So too does the study of art history itself, as evidenced by the current Legacy Maltwood exhibit Learning Through Looking, celebrating the 50th anniversary of UVic’s Department of Art History and Visual Studies.