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Vancouver Island University’s Rock VIU student orientation events got underway last week and continue this week, both in-person and online. (Vancouver Island University photo)

VIU starts fall semester with in-person and online welcome

Rock VIU student orientation events underway

 

VIU Mariners soccer player Kate Reynolds, back, vies for the ball against a Thompson Rivers University opponent during Saturday’s exhibition at Merle Logan Field. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

VIU Mariners see game action as they prepare for long-awaited soccer season

University sports returning in 2021-22 after 2020-21 seasons cancelled due to COVID-19

 

New Vancouver Island University chancellor Judith Sayers was sworn in at a virtual ceremony June 17. (Submitted photo)

VIU’s new chancellor seeks innovation and equality in post-secondary education

Judith Sayers officially sworn in as Vancouver Island University chancellor

 

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)
The City of Nanaimo and Vancouver Island University have signed a memorandum of understanding around further collaborate on projects that mutually benefit students and the community. (News Bulletin file)

City of Nanaimo, VIU formalize relationship with memorandum of understanding

COVID-19 business recovery, getting youths active among current initiatives

The City of Nanaimo and Vancouver Island University have signed a memorandum of understanding around further collaborate on projects that mutually benefit students and the community. (News Bulletin file)
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)
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)
Vancouver Island University’s online magazine production students have launched the 2020 edition of Incline Magazine. (Website screenshot)

VIU students launch 2020 edition of online magazine

‘Incline’ is the work of school’s online magazine production class

Vancouver Island University’s online magazine production students have launched the 2020 edition of Incline Magazine. (Website screenshot)
VIU biology student Eric Friesen presents his research on the maidenhair fern at the annual CREATE Conference Wednesday (March 29) at Vancouver Island University. (Photo contributed)

Students present research at annual Vancouver Island University conference

CREATE Conference allows students to showcase research done at university in Nanaimo.

  • Mar 27, 2017
VIU biology student Eric Friesen presents his research on the maidenhair fern at the annual CREATE Conference Wednesday (March 29) at Vancouver Island University. (Photo contributed)
VIU defeated on opening day

VIU defeated on opening day

University baseball club swept by Prairie Baseball Academy

  • Mar 27, 2017
VIU defeated on opening day
Dr. Alexandra Weissfloch, left, and Peter Diamente demonstrate that solvents are efficiently recycled in VIU chemistry laboratories. (Dennis Frost photo)

Chemistry experiments go green

Vancouver Island University one of two institutions to participate in initiative

  • Mar 25, 2017
Dr. Alexandra Weissfloch, left, and Peter Diamente demonstrate that solvents are efficiently recycled in VIU chemistry laboratories. (Dennis Frost photo)