Technology park president Dale Gann cites brain drain as big issue facing Victoria
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Felicita’s pub was packed with people out to watch the election Tuesday night and the room erupted in celebration as Barack Obama was re-elected President of the United States. http://storify.com/lizmedia/uvic-watches-the-u-s-election#publicize
A new web portal is now open that allows anyone to access weather observations from over 6000 locations in B.C. UVic’s Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (PCIC) launched the portal on Oct. 24th as a means of providing easily accessible weather and climate data from as far back as 1872. “The achievement is bringing together all… Read more »
Earlier this year, UVic’s Five-year Capital Plan came out. The plan outlines the university’s recent physical changes, including upgrades to six of its oldest buildings and a nod to one of its biggest priority projects: CARSA (Centre for Athletics, Recreation and Special Abilities).
Victoria Mayor Dean Fortin focuses on education during trip to the East
The B.C. government has announced a plan to offer free, online textbooks to university students across the province beginning as early as next year. The province will be the first in Canada to introduce this measure.
Labour action began last month at the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, Thompson Rivers University, the University of Victoria, the University of Northern B.C. and Royal Roads University. Some workers have been without an agreement for two years.
UVic’s Paul Summerville joins race for Victoria MP candidacy
The UVic Student Society’s (UVSS) Annual General Meeting took place Oct. 18 in Cinecenta. It was enjoyable; there was free pizza, and facilitators explained the agenda and procedure for the meeting clearly and concisely. Not enjoyable: fewer than 50 people attended. For the UVSS to be able to pass any motions or resolutions at an… Read more »