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Dr. Julie Lou

5 Questions with Xueling (Julie) Luo

February 8, 2022

Dr. Xueling (Julie) Luo knew engineering was her pathway in life after she participated in a technical competition during her sophomore year at the School of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at Sichuan University in Chengdu, China. Inspired by the movie Iron Man, Luo and her... Read more

VIU Political Studies Professor Mark Williams

5 Questions with Mark Williams

January 31, 2022

The VIU Political Studies Professor has penned a new book.  Three years ago, VIU Political Studies Professor and Department Chair Dr. Mark Williams began working on concepts and themes for what would ultimately become his new, recently published book. Williams, the author of The Politics of the... Read more

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. Taylor, a Vancouver... 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 British Columbia, a Master’s... 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 excited about... 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 registered to vote.... Read more