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Parking changes set for September have five unions representing University of Victoria employees up in arms. (Google Earth)

Union petition calls out 50% jump in yearly parking fees at UVic

Fall 2022 implementation designed to spur alternative transportation modes

 

Toronto Raptors’ Scottie Barnes, left, photographed in NBA playoff action against Philadelphia’s James Harden last spring, will be among the stars in Saanich next month for the Raptors’ training camp at the University of Victoria. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Toronto Raptors to hold 2022-23 NBA training camp at UVic

Former champions’ pre-season workouts Sept. 26 to Oct. 1 closed to the public

 

Victoria Hand Project CEO Michael Peirone and mechanical systems designer Kim Arklie hold 3D-printed prosthetic arms similar to those distributed worldwide by the UVic-based non-profit. (Austin Westphal/News Staff)

Victoria Hand Project trying to share prosthetic technology with Ukraine

Team of UVic-based engineers call for support to send 3D printers to war-torn country

 

The wind turbine buoy, deployed by UVic’s Pacific Regional Institute for Marine Energy Discovery and pictured on a sunny day off the coast of south Oak Bay, has been collecting wind data since last November to help coastal communities explore renewable energy sources and shift away from diesel power. (Courtesy of Wesley Roe)

Buoy gathering wind data near Victoria will undergo maintenance

UVic’s wind turbine device by Trial Islands relayed six months of renewable energy data

The wind turbine buoy, deployed by UVic’s Pacific Regional Institute for Marine Energy Discovery and pictured on a sunny day off the coast of south Oak Bay, has been collecting wind data since last November to help coastal communities explore renewable energy sources and shift away from diesel power. (Courtesy of Wesley Roe)
Volunteers work to pull invasive species out of the forest at the Queenswood property in Saanich on June 26. (Courtesy Greater Victoria Green Team)

Green team volunteers tackle invasive species on UVic property in Saanich

Invasive species pull the third visit to Queenswood, next one planned for July 23

Volunteers work to pull invasive species out of the forest at the Queenswood property in Saanich on June 26. (Courtesy Greater Victoria Green Team)
Work has started on upgrading the University of Victoria transit exchange, including upgrades to shelters and bike lockups. (Courtesy BC Transit)

UVic transit exchange to get $4.5M upgrade over the summer

Work begins to refurbish bus bays, shelters; improve signage, pedestrian movements

Work has started on upgrading the University of Victoria transit exchange, including upgrades to shelters and bike lockups. (Courtesy BC Transit)
Operation Trackshoes returns to Centennial Stadium at the University of Victoria with a scaled-back, one-day event June 11. (Google Maps)

Operation Trackshoes returns with scaled-back event at University of Victoria

June 11 games, barbecue brings together athletes, spectators, supporters

Operation Trackshoes returns to Centennial Stadium at the University of Victoria with a scaled-back, one-day event June 11. (Google Maps)
The annual recital by students from Stages Performing Arts School in Saanich on June 18 is one of two dance-related events happening this month at the Farquhar Auditorium at the University of Victoria. (Video capture/stagesdance.com)

June a month for dance at the University of Victoria

Two separate schools presenting year-end recitals at Farquhar Auditorium

The annual recital by students from Stages Performing Arts School in Saanich on June 18 is one of two dance-related events happening this month at the Farquhar Auditorium at the University of Victoria. (Video capture/stagesdance.com)
A panel is pictured from “But I Live,” a graphic narrative of Israeli Holocaust survivor Emmie Arbel’s experiences during the Second World War. (Courtesy of Barbara Yelin)

Graphic novels featuring survivors of Holocaust published by UVic prof

Series gives voice to those silenced by Holocaust in youth-friendly format

A panel is pictured from “But I Live,” a graphic narrative of Israeli Holocaust survivor Emmie Arbel’s experiences during the Second World War. (Courtesy of Barbara Yelin)
South Island members of the Canadian Wolf Pack national women’s field hockey team, Sara Goodman (from left), Kathleen Leahy, Lexi DeArmond, Anna Mollenhauer and Maddie Secco will be part of the coaching staff for a fundraiser training camp June 11 and 12 at the University of Victoria. (Courtesy UVic)

National women’s team leads upcoming field hockey skills camp at UVic

All ages, genders event June 11-12 a fundraiser for 2022 World Cup bound team

South Island members of the Canadian Wolf Pack national women’s field hockey team, Sara Goodman (from left), Kathleen Leahy, Lexi DeArmond, Anna Mollenhauer and Maddie Secco will be part of the coaching staff for a fundraiser training camp June 11 and 12 at the University of Victoria. (Courtesy UVic)
The Cowichan River estuary has huge potential to store carbon, according to a newly published study from University of Victoria researchers. (Cowichan Estuary Nature Centre)

UVic study shows great potential in Cowichan estuary and others to capture carbon

Global possibilities significant if estuary conditions enhanced, researchers say

The Cowichan River estuary has huge potential to store carbon, according to a newly published study from University of Victoria researchers. (Cowichan Estuary Nature Centre)
Renata Kamel will put the $100,000 scholarship to good use when she begins a program in mechanical engineering at UVic this fall. (Submitted photo)

Sixth Ballenas Secondary student wins prestigious $100,000 scholarship

Renata Kamel earns same award her brother won two years ago

Renata Kamel will put the $100,000 scholarship to good use when she begins a program in mechanical engineering at UVic this fall. (Submitted photo)
Kim Venn at the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory in 2022. (Courtesy of UVic Photo Services)

University of Victoria astronomer’s team finds traces of first stars

Metal-poor cluster on outer edge of Milky Way galaxy a grouping of ancient stars

Kim Venn at the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory in 2022. (Courtesy of UVic Photo Services)
Colby Harder, centre, listens to feedback from Langford residents during a community walk aimed at generating ideas to improve the pedestrian experience in the community through walkrollmap.org. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Langford residents stroll through community to improve pedestrian experience

A Saturday community walk provided ideas as part of the walkrollmap.org initiative by UVic

Colby Harder, centre, listens to feedback from Langford residents during a community walk aimed at generating ideas to improve the pedestrian experience in the community through walkrollmap.org. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Economist and University of Victoria postdoctorate fellow Kevin Andrew was one of three authors of a study into green stimulus among G20 countries. He’s pictured here at a climate change conference in Glasgow. (Courtesy of Kevin Andrew)

Canada a G20 leader in green pandemic recovery initiatives, UVic study finds

Still roadblocks ahead on hitting emission goals find University of Victoria researchers

Economist and University of Victoria postdoctorate fellow Kevin Andrew was one of three authors of a study into green stimulus among G20 countries. He’s pictured here at a climate change conference in Glasgow. (Courtesy of Kevin Andrew)
Larry Stefanek will leave his job as teacher and athletic director at Ballenas Secondary to become the head coach of the University of Victoria men’s soccer program. (PQB News file photo)
Larry Stefanek will leave his job as teacher and athletic director at Ballenas Secondary to become the head coach of the University of Victoria men’s soccer program. (PQB News file photo)
Auto worker Angely Labo works in the body shop producing the Chevrolet Silverado, at the GM Assembly plant in Oshawa, Ont. A new report co-authored by the UVic-based Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions found Canada has a narrow window to insert itself as a leader in making larger electric vehicles. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young)

UVic institute report finds Canada must act now to prosper in net-zero marketplace

Coordinated effort needed as country risks losing opportunities to trading partners

Auto worker Angely Labo works in the body shop producing the Chevrolet Silverado, at the GM Assembly plant in Oshawa, Ont. A new report co-authored by the UVic-based Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions found Canada has a narrow window to insert itself as a leader in making larger electric vehicles. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young)
The University of Victoria is hosting six weeks of climate cafes on campus and in Victoria now through May 4. (Black Press Media file photo)

University of Victoria brews tea and climate talk gatherings

Cafes invite community-based discussion groups to share thoughts on climate change

The University of Victoria is hosting six weeks of climate cafes on campus and in Victoria now through May 4. (Black Press Media file photo)
The University of Victoria dropped its mask mandate alongside provincial health orders March 11. (Black Press Media file photo)

UVic board of governors rejects senate’s vote to reinstate mask mandate

Senate argued dropping the mandate puts immunocompromised people at risk

The University of Victoria dropped its mask mandate alongside provincial health orders March 11. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Kidovate Victoria 2019 market. After two years the market returns to The Bay Centre on April 9. (File photo courtesy Beattie Tartan)

University of Victoria business school initiative inspires young entrepreneurs

Kidovate market returns to Victoria mall after two-year hiatus

The Kidovate Victoria 2019 market. After two years the market returns to The Bay Centre on April 9. (File photo courtesy Beattie Tartan)