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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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Conference explores Holocaust education in time of transition

UVic is hosting a global gathering Sept. 1 to 3 to explore issues of multi-cultural human rights education, particularly Holocaust studies as well as Canadian contexts including the atrocities of the Indian Residential Schools and Japanese-Canadian internment. Photo: Lauren M. Petersen

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The Nautilus ship on the water

Explore the ocean abyss

Join Oceans Network Canada on their latest expedition. Explore the ocean depths and engage with scientists and explorers in realtime. It's your turn to experience the mystery, power, and beauty of the deep sea.

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Welcome, new and returning students!

Orientation is now underway, with plenty of events and activities on campus: Graduate Student Orientation (Sept. 4), Transfer, Mature & Distance Student Welcome (Sept. 4), New Student Welcome (Sept. 8), ThunderFest (Sept. 11) and more.

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Industrial fishing

How humans evolved into super predators

A UVic study shows how extreme human predatory behavior is responsible for widespread wildlife extinctions, shrinking fish sizes and disruptions to global food chains.

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Canoe model

Reclaiming a banned Saanich fishery

A PhD student revitalizes a fishing practice unique to the Straits Salish people and banned 100 years ago.

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UVic chosen as a national research computing hub

This visualization of gases within a star was prepared by UVic astrophysicist Falk Herwig using advanced research computing.

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Centre director Afzal Suleman

Unmanned aircraft research flies high with funding boost

Since its launch three years ago, the Centre for Aerospace Research has become a Canadian leader in UAV research, design and testing.

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