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UVic's United Way Campaign 2015

This year's United Way campaign kicked off on Oct. 1. Please come out to support our upcoming campus events, and learn how your donations can make a difference.

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Grow old along with me...

Detecting the earliest signs of dementia is the first step in finding ways to slow it down.

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UVSS aims to get students voting

The UVic Votes campaign aims to get more students voting in the upcoming federal election. Elections Canada will open a satellite office in the SUB from Oct. 5-8, and UVSS members will be fanning out across campus to walk students through the voting process.

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Centre director Afzal Suleman

New study warns of double whammy of weather along BC coast

A new study co-authored by UVic's Ian Walker points to possibilities of severe flooding and erosion with El Nino and La Nina weather systems. (Photo: Walker on Calvert Island. Credit: D. Shugar, 2014, Hakai Institute)

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New facility enhances health care learning

A new hands-on teaching and training facility inside Royal Jubilee Hospital will help nurses, doctors, midwives and other health care learners gain crucial clinical skills treating simulated "humans"—lifelike, programmable mannequins that breathe, talk, cough and respond to bedside care.

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Nancy Turner

UVic ethnobotanist earns national fellowship

UVic ethnobotanist and Hakai Research Chair in Ethnoecology Nancy Turner is the fourth UVic professor to be honoured with this prestigious national fellowship. As a 2015 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Fellow, she is recognized for her research on the crucial role plants play in Indigenous cultures and languages.

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Galiano Island field school breathes new life into learning

This summer, 15 students and environmental studies professor Dr. Eric Higgs embarked on a unique learning adventure on Galiano Island—working on group projects off the grid, with no internet, and with the island’s outdoor environment as their principal classroom.

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Lynda and Murray Farmer

UVic unveils the Walk of Excellence

On Aug. 26, UVic officially opened the Lynda & Murray Farmer Walk of Excellence in CARSA. The new showcase walkway celebrates the talent, history and accomplishments of the Vikes and honours the legacy of former UVic Chancellor Murray Farmer and his wife, Lynda.

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Great BC ShakeOut

Watch Thunder prepare his earthquake kit and help students during a quake. On Oct. 15 at 10:15 a.m. prepare to drop, cover and hold on for the Great BC ShakeOut!

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Bike to Campus Day is tomorrow (Oct 7). Free coffee and treats!

Bike to Campus Day - Celebration Station
Come hang out with other keen cyclists before classes or work for free coffee and treats. Prizes! Everyone welcome. No registration necessary - just show up!
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Consent: What it is? Why is it required? How do you practice it? Sign up for workshops offered by UVic's anti.violence.project.

Consent training
The AVP consent workshop is intended to provide folks with the education, skills, and opportunity to understand and practise consent in a supportive and sex positive space. Some of the topics that ...
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