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UVic biologist Julia Baum surveys the reef at Christmas Island (Kiritimati) in 2014. (Courtesy of Trisha Stovel)

University of Victoria study shows ocean warming depleting coral reef fish communities by half

Climate change a ‘double whammy’ for reef fish according to UVic biologist

UVic biologist Julia Baum surveys the reef at Christmas Island (Kiritimati) in 2014. (Courtesy of Trisha Stovel)
Island Medical Program second-year student Emily Lerhe helps lead a small team providing contactless grocery delivery to vulnerable seniors in Victoria. (Photo courtesy of the Island Medical Program)

Med students helping fill gaps across the Island

More than 60 UBC medical students are volunteering across Greater Victoria and the Island

Island Medical Program second-year student Emily Lerhe helps lead a small team providing contactless grocery delivery to vulnerable seniors in Victoria. (Photo courtesy of the Island Medical Program)
UVic’s Gustavson School of Business has launched a webinar series to help people navigate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)

UVic webinar series navigates ‘uncharted waters’ of COVID-19 pandemic

Free online speaker sessions feature experts, authors

UVic’s Gustavson School of Business has launched a webinar series to help people navigate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Black Press Media file photo)
UVic Vikes swimmer Lauren Crisp on the podium at the U Sports national championships at Saanich Commonwealth Place in February, where the rookie our of Reynolds secondary won a silver and a bronze medal. (Armando Tura/UVic Vikes)

Saanich swimmer Lauren Crisp in running for rookie-of-the-year

Saanich swimmer Lauren Crisp, Oak Bay’s Diego Maffia in running for rookie-of-the-year

UVic Vikes swimmer Lauren Crisp on the podium at the U Sports national championships at Saanich Commonwealth Place in February, where the rookie our of Reynolds secondary won a silver and a bronze medal. (Armando Tura/UVic Vikes)
The University of Victoria has set up an emergency bursary for students in need of financial assistance due to the ongoing pandemic. (Photo courtesy of UVic)

UVic creates emergency bursary for students facing hardships due to COVID-19

Students can apply by emailing the financial aid office

The University of Victoria has set up an emergency bursary for students in need of financial assistance due to the ongoing pandemic. (Photo courtesy of UVic)
Shalie Dheensaw addresses Vikes players during U Sports play at CARSA in February. This week Dheensaw was named the interim coach of the UVic Vikes women’s basketball team for the 2020-2021 season. (Armando Tura/UVic Vikes)

UVic Vikes new basketball coach on the fast track

At 26, Shalie Dheensaw assumed head coaching role

Shalie Dheensaw addresses Vikes players during U Sports play at CARSA in February. This week Dheensaw was named the interim coach of the UVic Vikes women’s basketball team for the 2020-2021 season. (Armando Tura/UVic Vikes)
Stephanie Willerth, director of biomedical engineering at UVic, is working with a team on campus to create face shields for healthcare workers on the Island. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

VIDEO: UVic Engineering to 3-D print 4,000 face-shields for frontline workers

Team working to ensure Island health care workers have personal protective equipment

Stephanie Willerth, director of biomedical engineering at UVic, is working with a team on campus to create face shields for healthcare workers on the Island. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
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UVic offers students Pass/Fail grading option as COVID-19 impacts spring studies

Students given three options for final grade presentation

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The University of Victoria has confirmed its first case of COVID-19. Island Health says the risk of community transmission is low. (Facebook/University of Victoria)

UVic confirms COVID-19 diagnosis of student living off-campus

Risk of community transmission low, says Island Health

The University of Victoria has confirmed its first case of COVID-19. Island Health says the risk of community transmission is low. (Facebook/University of Victoria)
The University of Victoria suspends international travel and cancels large classes following announcements by the provincial health officer on March 12. (Photo courtesy of UVic)

University of Victoria cancels classes with more than 250 students, international travel

UVic following advice of health officials to protect students, staff

The University of Victoria suspends international travel and cancels large classes following announcements by the provincial health officer on March 12. (Photo courtesy of UVic)
University of Victoria students are calling for the closure of UVic campuses due to COVID-19 (Black Press Media file photo)

UVic students call for closure of campus due to COVID-19

More than 1,000 signatures gathered on online petition in one day

University of Victoria students are calling for the closure of UVic campuses due to COVID-19 (Black Press Media file photo)
UVic Student Engineering Society ‘pies’ Saanich Mayor Fred Haynes for a goos cause on March 10. (Courtesy District of Saanich)

Saanich Mayor Fred Haynes takes a pie to the face for charity

UVic Student Engineering Society raises funds for the Children’s Health Foundation

UVic Student Engineering Society ‘pies’ Saanich Mayor Fred Haynes for a goos cause on March 10. (Courtesy District of Saanich)
The University of Victoria has launched an information site as COVID-19 concerns rise. (Photo courtesy of UVic)
The University of Victoria has launched an information site as COVID-19 concerns rise. (Photo courtesy of UVic)
UVic students play with Archie, a BC & Alberta Guide Dog in training. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

VIDEO: Guide dogs in training help UVic students unwind

Puppies training with BC & Alberta Guide Dogs stopped to help UVic commerce students relax after exams

UVic students play with Archie, a BC & Alberta Guide Dog in training. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Michael Masson, (left) acting associate vice-president research at UVic, and Tom Deas, UVic Ideafest coordinator, on campus February 2020. (Courtesy UVic Photo Services)

UVic to host brain health presentation at Ideafest 2020

Integrative Lifespan Lab will teach residents brain health for free at Ideafest 2020

Michael Masson, (left) acting associate vice-president research at UVic, and Tom Deas, UVic Ideafest coordinator, on campus February 2020. (Courtesy UVic Photo Services)
Brent Mainprize is a 2020 3M National Teaching Fellow, the fourth UVic scholar in six years to win the award (File contributed/ UVic Photo Services)

University of Victoria profs take home prestigious national teaching award

Brent Mainprize and Edōsdi–Judy Thompson recognized as a 2020 3M National Teaching Fellows

Brent Mainprize is a 2020 3M National Teaching Fellow, the fourth UVic scholar in six years to win the award (File contributed/ UVic Photo Services)
Saanich police are searching for a man who allegedly stole a leather folio form the University of Victoria Bookstore. (GV Crime Stoppers/Twitter)

Saanich police search for alleged UVic Bookstore thief

Anyone who recognizes the man is asked to contact police

Saanich police are searching for a man who allegedly stole a leather folio form the University of Victoria Bookstore. (GV Crime Stoppers/Twitter)
Two-time Olympian Hilary Stellingwerff recently found out that she will helping Team Canada later this month during the Pan American Cross-Country Championship on Feb. 29 at the Bear Mountain Golf and Country Club. (Photo/Vikes Communications)

Vikes coach joining Team Canada at Pan Am Cross Country Cup

Two-time Olympian Hilary Stellingwerff named to coaching staff

Two-time Olympian Hilary Stellingwerff recently found out that she will helping Team Canada later this month during the Pan American Cross-Country Championship on Feb. 29 at the Bear Mountain Golf and Country Club. (Photo/Vikes Communications)
During the free computer workshops at UVic, student volunteers work with local seniors to help them gain computer literacy skills. (Photo courtesy Robert Lee)

UVic welcomes local seniors to the digital age with free computer workshops

Sessions cover search engines, online privacy, social media and more

During the free computer workshops at UVic, student volunteers work with local seniors to help them gain computer literacy skills. (Photo courtesy Robert Lee)
A robotic actor somehow is given the ability to laugh, which leads to hilarious results, in Phoenix Theatre’s newest production, Comic Potential, running Feb. 13-22.

‘Actoids’ hit the stage at UVic’s Phoenix Theatre in February

Robots full of Comic Potential in latest play from UVic’s play

A robotic actor somehow is given the ability to laugh, which leads to hilarious results, in Phoenix Theatre’s newest production, Comic Potential, running Feb. 13-22.