Vancouver Island University

Type: Organization
Name: Vancouver Island University
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Interest in Sasquatch rekindled on Vancouver Island

It seems like residents of Vancouver Island want to believe… in the sasquatch that is.Victoria will play host to a panel discussion about the elusive creature on April 23— the second such event on the Island in less than a month.“We’ll be presenting the ... [Published Metro Canada - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Post-Secondary Funds Available to Help Finance Children's Education

Vancouver Island University issued the following news:. Families in the Cowichan Valley who would like to learn more about saving money for their children's future post-secondary education are invited to special meetings at Vancouver Island University's ... [Published Insurance News Net - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Post-secondary students in B.C. face dire debt situation, says NDP critic

While forgiving debt is a way to help B.C. post-secondary students dig out of the financial hole, grants are a better alternative, said B.C.'s advance education critic.David Eby, a B.C. NDP MLA who was at Vancouver Island University recently to discuss ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Canada

Pear Bureau Northwest names culinary student recipe contest winner The national finals for the 2014 USA Pears “Pear Excellence” Canadian Culinary Student Recipe Competition were held on Tuesday, April 8, at The Dirty Apron Cooking School in Vancouver. ... [Published Fresh Plaza - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Photo finish

Shie Takahashi, left, Shiho Amemiya and Mie Uehara react to one another’s comments about the results of an impromptu iPhone photo session at Maffeo Sutton Park.— image credit: CHRIS BUSH/The News BulletinShie Takahashi, left, Shiho Amemiya and Mie Uehara ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Engineering students test skills with sticks

First-year engineering students at Vancouver Island University are building model bridges with popsicle sticks to test their design skills – and now they want the public to help choose a winner.In a friendly competition, 11 teams in Brian Dick’s Engineering ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Take a peak into the future of University Village

A new location for Cowichan Secondary School and an expanded Cowichan Vancouver Island University campus aren't the only changes that could be coming under the University Village plan.You can get a closer look April 14 as North Cowichan and Duncan present ... [Published Cowichan News Leader - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

VIU'S Chemistry Department Saves Water and Energy

NANAIMO, British Columbia , April 3 -- Vancouver Island University issued the following news: Vancouver Island University (VIU) will realize substantial savings in water and electricity thanks to innovative thinking by faculty in the Chemistry depart ... [Published Water Environment Federation - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Runaway Emu has Been Returned Home

Lucy, a male runaway emu has been returned home to his Cassidy farm on Nanaimo River Road after romping about the City of Nanaimo for days. The silly bird escaped through an unlatched door in his pen and was missing since March 17th. Apparently he wanted ... [Published The Guardian Express - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Lucy the emu no longer on the loose

The flightless bird that flew the coup is back in his home roost.Lucy, an emu owned by Tim Genner on Nanaimo Lakes Road, which escaped from its pen March 16, survived its foray into the wild and is back in its pen on Genner's acreage.After several days ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 4 reports

Lucy, Vancouver Island's fugitive emu, is no longer a flight risk

One of British Columbia's most wanted has back in captivity after a bizarre search that had investigators on a wild goose chase.Lucy, Vancouver Island's fugitive emu, was captured on Friday after escaping a Nanaimo, B.C. farm five days earlier.For nearly ... [Published CTV News - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

University sponsors Summer Games

Vancouver Island University has joined the growing list of sponsors for the 2014 B.C. Summer Games, stepping up with a recent donation of $75,000.As part of VIU’s contribution, it will be donating the use of various facilities, services and equipment, ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Mar 21 2014]

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"The public input we have received to date has been really valuable in shaping the draft plan," Duncan Mayor Phil Kent said in a press release. "We hope that community members will continue to provide their thoughts, ideas and concerns."
"But really, if we can be guaranteed a suitable size and location, I will take which one happens fastest" he said. "We've been waiting too long."
...Erik Krogh . "Because distillation involves boiling water, it's a very energy intensive process. Furthermore, the condensers use roughly 10 litres of cooling water for every one litre of produced distilled water."
"People have always wanted to program, but they've been afraid because they thought they'd need to be rocket scientists" says Malcolm Ferrier, who heads up the management program at the BritishBritish Columbia Institute of Technology

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Interest in Sasquatch rekindled on Vancouver Is... [Published Metro Canada - Apr 18 2014]
Around Town: April 18, 2014 [Published Powell River Peak - Apr 18 2014]
Post-Secondary Funds Available to Help Finance ... [Published Insurance News Net - Apr 17 2014]
Post-secondary students in B.C. face dire debt ... [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Apr 16 2014]
Canada [Published Fresh Plaza - Apr 15 2014]
Pear Bureau Northwest names winner of Canadian ... [Published The Produce News - Apr 14 2014]
Alberni buzzed over craft beer brewery [Published Alberni Valley News - Apr 12 2014]
Photo finish [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Apr 11 2014]
Around Town: April 11, 2014 [Published Powell River Peak - Apr 11 2014]
Leading B.C. scientists criticize plans for Agr... [Published Globe and Mail - Apr 10 2014]
Week celebrates gift of volunteerism [Published Powell River Peak - Apr 09 2014]
Engineering students test skills with sticks [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Apr 09 2014]
New Seats and Schedule For GERTIE [Published Gabriola Sounder - Apr 08 2014]
Take a peak into the future of University Village [Published Cowichan News Leader - Apr 07 2014]
Around Town: April 4, 2014 [Published Powell River Peak - Apr 05 2014]
Quamichan emerges as option B for new Cowichan ... [Published Cowichan News Leader - Apr 04 2014]
VIU'S Chemistry Department Saves Water and Energy [Published Water Environment Federation - Apr 04 2014]
How to break into tech? Let me count the ways [Published Business In Vancouver - Apr 02 2014]
Around Town: March 28, 2014 [Published Powell River Peak - Mar 28 2014]
Former Sask. man to compete on Chopped Canada [Published News Talk 650 CKOM - Mar 27 2014]
Heart of our city: Jeff Saunders shares his pas... [Published The Northern View - Mar 26 2014]
Runaway Emu has Been Returned Home [Published The Guardian Express - Mar 26 2014]
Save the bones from Davy Jones [Published Sooke News Mirror - Mar 26 2014]
Herring run tied to the salmon cycle [Published Sooke News Mirror - Mar 26 2014]
Workshops help healing process [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Mar 25 2014]
Deer Extermination in Nanaimo [Published The Guardian Express - Mar 25 2014]
Lucy the emu no longer on the loose [Published Nanaimo News Bulletin - Mar 24 2014]
How to build a game-changing advisory board [Published Financial Post | Business » Entrepreneur - Mar 23 2014]
Lucy, Vancouver Island's fugitive emu, is no lo... [Published CTV News - Mar 22 2014]
Lucy the runaway emu has been found [Published CBC - Mar 22 2014]
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