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Nathan Pham and Kiara White display their projects for an exhibit called ‘Unwrapped’ that begins Tuesday, Nov. 22, at the View Gallery. (Nancy Pagé photo)

VIU graphic design exhibit to display environmentally conscious product packaging

Exhibit on display at Vancouver Island University from Nov. 22-Dec. 1

 

VIU microbiology and culinary arts students will bring their fermented seaweed creations before a panel of judges, Dragons’ Den style, in the Urchin Tank to have their products assessed for marketability Wednesday, Nov. 23. (Vancouver Island University photo)

VIU students in Nanaimo to pitch their seaweed products on Dragons’ Den-style show

‘Urchin Tank’ panel of judges will assess students’ projects

 

Tsugio Kurushima leads the Uminari Taiko drummers through an opening song at a lunchtime performance for VIUWorld Days at Vancouver Island University Thursday, Nov. 3. (Chris Bush/ News Bulletin)

International perspectives celebrated in Nanaimo at WorldVIU Days

Vancouver Island University hosts week of celebrating diversity of campus life

 

A Good Person will have its second week of show Nov. 3-5 at Malaspina Theatre at Vancouver Island University’s Nanaimo campus. (Leon Potter photo)

VIU theatre students take on comedic look at tavern business

Theatre department presenting ‘A Good Person’ until Nov. 5

A Good Person will have its second week of show Nov. 3-5 at Malaspina Theatre at Vancouver Island University’s Nanaimo campus. (Leon Potter photo)
Vancouver Island University’s soccer program won two provincial championships in one day as the women and men both won Pacific Western Athletic Association titles on Sunday, Oct. 30, in West Vancouver. (News Bulletin file photo)

VIU Mariners soccer teams both win provincial championships

Women beat Douglas 5-1, men shut out Langara 2-0

Vancouver Island University’s soccer program won two provincial championships in one day as the women and men both won Pacific Western Athletic Association titles on Sunday, Oct. 30, in West Vancouver. (News Bulletin file photo)
Adrianna Golinsky, preps to set out across Westwood Lake. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Witches trade brooms for paddles at Halloween-themed charity event in Nanaimo

Westwood Lake Witch Paddle benefits Loaves and Fishes food bank and Nanaimo Foodshare

Adrianna Golinsky, preps to set out across Westwood Lake. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
Kailey DeFehr found a praying mantis inside her home, near Country Club Centre in Nanaimo. (Submitted photo)

Cat drags in praying mantis, which it turns out, can be found on occasion in Nanaimo

Professor says the insects aren’t likely to become invasive

Kailey DeFehr found a praying mantis inside her home, near Country Club Centre in Nanaimo. (Submitted photo)
Vancouver Island University will make its Nanaimo campus more accessible and inclusive using $3.3 million in funding from the provincial government. (VIU photo)

VIU to improve campus accessibility with provincial funding

$3.3 million will be used to address hard-to-access places at Vancouver Island University

Vancouver Island University will make its Nanaimo campus more accessible and inclusive using $3.3 million in funding from the provincial government. (VIU photo)
Anne Kang, B.C.’s minister of advanced education and skills training, announces the province is spending $87 million to build new student housing spaces at Vancouver Island University’s Nanaimo campus. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Province announces it’s spending $87 million on student housing at VIU

Residences will be nine storeys and utilize ‘hybrid mass timber’ construction

Anne Kang, B.C.’s minister of advanced education and skills training, announces the province is spending $87 million to build new student housing spaces at Vancouver Island University’s Nanaimo campus. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
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

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

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)
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

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)
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)