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UVic is consulting students, faculty and the public on the implementation of gender neutral washrooms. (Susan Quinn Photo)

UVic consulting on campus-wide gender inclusive washrooms

Surveys ask for input on way-fiding and stall signage

UVic is consulting students, faculty and the public on the implementation of gender neutral washrooms. (Susan Quinn Photo)
Sandra Richardson, the CEO of the Victoria Foundation, announces the results of a study of social impact of charities in Victoria. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)

Study shows registered charities gave Victoria $4-billion boost

Civil sector now on par with tech and tourism sectors in Captial Regional District

Sandra Richardson, the CEO of the Victoria Foundation, announces the results of a study of social impact of charities in Victoria. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)
A group of roughly 50 people wrote messages of welcoming and love in Centennial Square on Nov. 12 after several posters praising white beauty were found in Victoria. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)

‘Spread love’: UVic Pride replaces white supremacy posters in Victoria

Around 50 people walked through downtown on Nov. 12 to share posters of love

A group of roughly 50 people wrote messages of welcoming and love in Centennial Square on Nov. 12 after several posters praising white beauty were found in Victoria. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)
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Honorary degrees a highlight at UVic fall convocation

Degrees recognize social justice, early childhood education, sustainable agriculture and music

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Honourable Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills & Training gives impassioned speech at the launch of the Indigenous law program at the University of Victoria. (Keri Coles/News Staff)

UVic launches historic Indigenous law program

World’s first law degree to combine Indigenous, non-Indigenous law

Honourable Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills & Training gives impassioned speech at the launch of the Indigenous law program at the University of Victoria. (Keri Coles/News Staff)
UVic art display showcases craft of bookmaking

UVic art display showcases craft of bookmaking

Art of the Book 2018 is in the Audain Gallery at UVic from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting Aug. 11

  • Aug 10, 2018
UVic art display showcases craft of bookmaking
While it is important to protect yourself from UV rays, some sunscreen ingredients have been found to be harmful. (Black Press file photo)

Sunscreen has far-reaching impact warns professor

UV protective clothing suggested as alternative

While it is important to protect yourself from UV rays, some sunscreen ingredients have been found to be harmful. (Black Press file photo)
Depression: Link to brain protein holds promise for new treatments

Depression: Link to brain protein holds promise for new treatments

New treatment options for depression could become a reality in the future…

Depression: Link to brain protein holds promise for new treatments
UVic names spring honorary degree recipients

UVic names spring honorary degree recipients

Headline-making lawyer Joseph Arvay, who has spent decades fighting high-profile cases about…

  • May 28, 2018
UVic names spring honorary degree recipients
Grey capes will fly as Kaiden’s Kape Krusaders tackle the Brain Tumour Walk at UVic

Grey capes will fly as Kaiden’s Kape Krusaders tackle the Brain Tumour Walk at UVic

A year ago Kaiden, 10, one year ago I found out I had Anaplastic Ependymoma stage 3

Grey capes will fly as Kaiden’s Kape Krusaders tackle the Brain Tumour Walk at UVic
UVic microbiologist patents potential syphilis vaccine

UVic microbiologist patents potential syphilis vaccine

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted bacterial disease that dates back to at least 1495

  • Apr 25, 2018
UVic microbiologist patents potential syphilis vaccine
Frank Parnell, the CEO of TRICORP, and Brent Mainprize, the ACE program director, announced the program will receive $1 million from BMO Financial Group. (UVic Photo Services)

$1 million to expand Indigenous entrepreneur program

Aboriginal Canadian Entrepreneurs Program, dreamed up in northwest B.C., to grow nationally

Frank Parnell, the CEO of TRICORP, and Brent Mainprize, the ACE program director, announced the program will receive $1 million from BMO Financial Group. (UVic Photo Services)
Coun. Moralea Milne took this photo of a robber fly in Metchosin. A new study by University of Victoria researchers will be measuring insect biomass to find out if there is an increase or decrease in insects in the municipality. (Moralea Milne photo)

New UVic study to track decline of insects in Metchosin

Traps will be set to catch and weigh flying insects

Coun. Moralea Milne took this photo of a robber fly in Metchosin. A new study by University of Victoria researchers will be measuring insect biomass to find out if there is an increase or decrease in insects in the municipality. (Moralea Milne photo)
Director and self-professed Shakespeare nerd, Jeffrey Renn with the costume plates for his revamp the 16th-century farce, The Comedy of Errors on stage at Phoenix Theatres starting March 13. (Photo courtesy Pheonix Theatres)

Shakespeare infused with music video culture for Comedy of Errors

The Comedy of Errors is on stage March 13 to 24 at UVic’s Phoenix Theatre

Director and self-professed Shakespeare nerd, Jeffrey Renn with the costume plates for his revamp the 16th-century farce, The Comedy of Errors on stage at Phoenix Theatres starting March 13. (Photo courtesy Pheonix Theatres)
Almost 1,400 graduates will receive degrees at the Fall 2017 convocation next week, and four honorary doctor of laws will be awarded. Credit: Photo Services

Indigenous men renowned for activism and courage among those to receive honorary doctorates

Fall convocation markscompletion of academic studies for 1,396 UVic graduates

  • Nov 9, 2017
Almost 1,400 graduates will receive degrees at the Fall 2017 convocation next week, and four honorary doctor of laws will be awarded. Credit: Photo Services
UVic grant in lieu of taxes down again for Oak Bay

UVic grant in lieu of taxes down again for Oak Bay

2018 grant for Oak Bay’s portion of campus down $5,000

UVic grant in lieu of taxes down again for Oak Bay
Two B.C. pioneers take to the stage at Phoenix Theatre this month

Two B.C. pioneers take to the stage at Phoenix Theatre this month

West combines the epic stories of Catherine O’Hare Schubert and Fred Wells

  • Oct 10, 2017
Two B.C. pioneers take to the stage at Phoenix Theatre this month
UVic Vikes play at Belmont

UVic Vikes play at Belmont

Westshore Basketball and Belmont basketball host annual game

  • Oct 2, 2017
UVic Vikes play at Belmont
UVic bioengineer develops bandage with smart phone app

UVic bioengineer develops bandage with smart phone app

Patent-pending bandage monitors wound sites to detect earliest signs of bacterial infection

  • Sep 29, 2017
UVic bioengineer develops bandage with smart phone app
Last year’s team at the Victoria Walk for ALS at UVic. (Contributed photo)

UVic hosts annual Walk For ALS

Victoria’s Walk for ALS supports those affected by ALS and research into the disease

  • Sep 5, 2017
Last year’s team at the Victoria Walk for ALS at UVic. (Contributed photo)