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UVic Vikes host national rowing championships

UVic Vikes host national rowing championships

The Vikes men's and women's rowing crews will host, and compete in, the 2014 Canadian University Rowing Championships at Elk Lake Nov. 1-2. The event features time trials on Saturday and finals on Sunday. The Vikes last hosted the event in 2010.

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Become a Student for a Day

Want to know what it's like at UVic? Check out our Student for a Day program and experience the life of a UVic undergraduate student.

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Turning on the high beam

UVic physicist Dean Karlen leads the development of a new, world-class particle accelerator that will lead to advances in nuclear medicine, materials science and environmental remediation.

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UVic launches Mental Health Initiative

Working collaboratively with students, faculty and staff, UVic has developed its Student Mental Health Initiative to support and care for the mental health and wellbeing of students facing the challenges and stress of university life.

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Alumni Week

UVic's newest Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law

UVic Law professor Dr. John Borrows secured one of the most prestigious research professorships in the country when he was officially named Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law on Oct. 16.

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Book Sale

United to Change with the 2014 UVic United Way campaign

Show your support at these upcoming events: UVic Libraries Book Sale, Nov. 18-20 in the SUB, Winter Artisans Market, Nov. 25 and 26 in University Centre, and That Chemistry Show, Nov. 26 at 7 p.m. in the Bob Wright Centre.

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Some people involved at the launch in the First Peoples House

A fresh initiative for Indigenous economic growth

The National Consortium for Indigenous Economic Development (NCIED) was established by the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business and UVic Law to harness community-based education and research, and to help drive innovative economic change.

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Dr. Marcus Milwright and UVic Associate Director of Special Collections Heather Dean with diary set

Help solve the WWI diary whoddunit

A UVic professor and libraries staff are hoping someone will know the name of a WWI diarist. The diary and other WWI arts go on display in Legacy Maltwood just before Remembrance Day.

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