5 Questions

Craig Taylor.

5 Questions with Craig Taylor

December 16, 2021

Craig Taylor, the best-selling author of Londoners, a collection of short stories about residents that paints a portrait of today’s London, has yet another accomplishment under his belt – he recently received the 2021 Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize for Non-fiction.... Read more


Debra Hellbach sits on the beach with a dog.

5 Questions with Debra Hellbach

October 20, 2021

Debra Hellbach has been steering the helm as Manager of VIU’s Centre for Seafood Innovation (CSI) since April 2021.She brings a wealth of knowledge, including 35 years’ experience in the food processing industry, holds a degree in Food Science from the University of... Read more


5 Questions with David Babich, VIU Chair of Power Engineering

5 Questions with David Babich

December 1, 2020

First Class Power Engineer David Babich has almost half a century of experience working in the trade in a variety of industries from pulp mills to textile manufacturing facilities all around the world. He is the chair and instructor of VIU’s Power Engineering program and says he is... Read more


5 Questions about Voting in the Federal Election

October 2, 2019

Sara Kishawi is a second-year Social Sciences student at Vancouver Island University who hopes to become an international human rights lawyer one day. In the meantime, her job as a Community Relations Officer with Elections Canada is keeping her busy as she helps students get... Read more


5 Questions with Lev Idels

5 Questions with Lev Idels

July 26, 2019

Through his work as an Associate Editor for Elsevier, one of the world’s major providers of scientific, technical and medical information, Vancouver Island University (VIU) Math professor Dr. Lev V. Idels is sharing his expertise on an international platform.  Idels was... Read more


carla Tilley VIU's nursing program

VIU Professor Carla Tilley's Journey as a Life-long Learner

March 29, 2019

VIU’s Professor of Science in Nursing Carla Tilley is the epitome of a life-long learner.  “My kids often ask me, ‘mom, when are you ever going to finally graduate?’” she says.  During high school, Tilley took college courses on evenings and weekends. When she... Read more