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Parksville’s Tagen Marshall with his new van, ‘Vinnie’, picked up last week after a successful fundraising campaign. (Submitted photo)

New $90K van ‘opens doors’ for ambitious Vancouver Island University student

WOLF: Parksville’s Tagen Marshall continues to inspire

 

Physical forces conspire against Dustin Haracka and his ‘Batmobile’ as he tries to navigate a downhill slalom course during the first Vancouver Island University Engineering Soapbox Race on Thursday, April 7. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo engineering students come to grips with gravity at soapbox derby

VIU Engineering Club holds race day, hopes to make it an annual event

 

A training event for the 2024 Culinary Olympics in Stuttgart, Germany, will take place at Vancouver Island University. Pictured here are members of Team B.C. (Submitted photo)

Competitive chefs will warm up at VIU leading up to Culinary Olympics

Chefs and apprentices to practise in Nanaimo ahead of international event in Germany

 

Vancouver Island University’s carpentry program students will help build a grand prize dream home that will be raffled to raise money toward a new stand-alone facility for Nanaimo Community Hospice Society. (Image courtesy Nanaimo Community Hospice Dream Home Lottery)

VIU carpentry students to work on Nanaimo Hospice lottery dream home

Home raffle ticket sales will help create stand-alone hospice facility

Vancouver Island University’s carpentry program students will help build a grand prize dream home that will be raffled to raise money toward a new stand-alone facility for Nanaimo Community Hospice Society. (Image courtesy Nanaimo Community Hospice Dream Home Lottery)
A Vancouver Island University biology professor says how and why a Canada goose ended up in a Chicago park is a mystery. (News Bulletin file photo)

Canada goose from Vancouver Island makes it all the way to the Great Lakes

VIU biology professor says how and why the bird flew so far east is a mystery

A Vancouver Island University biology professor says how and why a Canada goose ended up in a Chicago park is a mystery. (News Bulletin file photo)
Tagen Marshall. (PQB News file photo)

Inspirational young Parksville man reaches fundraising goal in quest for specialized van

Column: VIU honour student Tagen Marshall grateful for community support

Tagen Marshall. (PQB News file photo)
Vancouver Island University announced it is delaying the start of the new semester by a week and plans to resume classes Jan. 10. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

VIU delaying start of new semester due to COVID-19

Campus will open Jan. 4 but classes won’t resume until Jan. 10

Vancouver Island University announced it is delaying the start of the new semester by a week and plans to resume classes Jan. 10. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Laura Gover, a Vancouver Island University professor, says some employed parents have found “innovative solutions” for balancing work and childcare during the COVID-19 pandemic. (VIU photo)

VIU prof examines stress levels of parents working from home during COVID-19

Faculty of management professor and colleagues assisted by $50,000 grant

Laura Gover, a Vancouver Island University professor, says some employed parents have found “innovative solutions” for balancing work and childcare during the COVID-19 pandemic. (VIU photo)
Tagen Marshall. (Submitted photo)

Wolf: Young Parksville man works to acquire new vehicle to help open doors

Column: VIU student Tagen Marshall draws closer to fundraising goal

Tagen Marshall. (Submitted photo)
Colleen Price, Vancouver Island University’s bachelor of science in nursing program chairperson, says she is impressed with how students have persevered through the COVID-19 pandemic. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Next generation of nurses already showing resilience

VIU says learning had to be adjusted amidst pandemic

Colleen Price, Vancouver Island University’s bachelor of science in nursing program chairperson, says she is impressed with how students have persevered through the COVID-19 pandemic. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Imogene Lim, a Vancouver Island University anthropology professor, has received a Province of B.C. Medal of Good Citizenship. (Black Press file)

VIU anthropology professor receives B.C. Good Citizenship medal

Imogene Lim’s work includes advocacy for establishing Chinese heritage sites

Imogene Lim, a Vancouver Island University anthropology professor, has received a Province of B.C. Medal of Good Citizenship. (Black Press file)
Students will again attend class at Vancouver Island University’s Nanaimo campus come fall 2021. (News Bulletin file)

Students will be back in class at VIU campus in the fall

Fall timetables will become available to students on April 26

Students will again attend class at Vancouver Island University’s Nanaimo campus come fall 2021. (News Bulletin file)
Spencer Russell, a Vancouver Island University fisheries and aquaculture professor, is one of three researchers studying how extreme temperature events are affecting the health of fish and shellfish. (Submitted photo)

VIU aquaculture department to study effects of heat on sea life

VIU receives $549K for temperature fluctuation research

Spencer Russell, a Vancouver Island University fisheries and aquaculture professor, is one of three researchers studying how extreme temperature events are affecting the health of fish and shellfish. (Submitted photo)
A Vancouver Island University psychology professor will conduct research on the effect of COVID-19 pandemic on learning and mental health of students. (Stock photo)

VIU prof researching pandemic’s effects on mental health and education of grade schoolers

Researcher hopes to ask 90-120 families about their experiences over time

A Vancouver Island University psychology professor will conduct research on the effect of COVID-19 pandemic on learning and mental health of students. (Stock photo)
Milner Gardens and Woodland’s annual Christmas Magic will not be held this year. (PQB News file photo)

COVID-19: Chrismas Magic will be missing at Milner Gardens in Qualicum Beach

Popular event cancelled due to provincial health orders

Milner Gardens and Woodland’s annual Christmas Magic will not be held this year. (PQB News file photo)
Marcus Walker looks foward to playing his first game with the VIU Mariners men’s soccer team. (Submitted photo)
Marcus Walker looks foward to playing his first game with the VIU Mariners men’s soccer team. (Submitted photo)
VIU Mariners coach Larry Stefanek. (Black Press file photo)

Parksville soccer coach Stefanek earns special national certification

VIU Mariners head coach one of 30 in Canada to complete program

VIU Mariners coach Larry Stefanek. (Black Press file photo)
Vancouver Island University president Deborah Saucier has been named 2020 recipient of Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business’ Indigenous Women in Leadership award. Pictured here, Saucier at her installation ceremony in November. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)

VIU president receives Indigenous Women in Leadership award

Deborah Saucier recognized for work around reconciliation on university campuses

Vancouver Island University president Deborah Saucier has been named 2020 recipient of Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business’ Indigenous Women in Leadership award. Pictured here, Saucier at her installation ceremony in November. (Nanaimo News Bulletin file)