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Alumni Week

Alumni Week 2015

It's about pride. It's about celebrating the impact of UVic alumni. It's February 1–7, and we want you to be part of it.

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Shopping for answers

Canadian retailers are not as affected by cross-border shopping as you might think. (Photo: Diana Nethercott.)

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Engage, reflect and be inspired

Registration is now open for the Provost's Diversity Research Forum. Sessions are free and everyone is welcome.

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Rogers profile

Meet UVic's new chancellor

Everyone is invited to an informal welcome event for Shelagh Rogers on Jan. 27 in the Phoenix Building.

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FOXY co-founders accepting giant cheque

Arctic youth program awarded million-dollar prize

UVic political science and writing student Makenzie Zouboules had front-row seats at the Arctic Inspiration Award ceremony, as the first peer leader for the FOXY sexual health research project. (Photo: Fred Cattroll/ArcticNet.)

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Calling all couch potatoes

You can help a UVic researcher find out what it takes to become a habitual exerciser.

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Welcome back!

As we begin 2015, UVic celebrates the many memorable moments and compelling stories of 2014 about our people, projects, ideas, creativity and research. (Photo: participants of the first Colonial Legacies field school, May 2014.)

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Rain garden makes a splash for local school

Thanks to UVic master's student Catherine Orr, a new rainwater system and rain garden are now working, entertaining and educating at a local school.

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The UVic Story - About UVic

About UVic

UVic is more than a top research university in a breathtaking location. We’re a university of achievement, a university of curiosity, a university of real-life learning, and so much more. Learn more about what makes UVic unique.

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Follow @universityofvictoria on Instagram, and don't forget to tag your pictures with #uvicpix to get featured. Thanks to @sinneyk, federicagattere, julianlapis & ms_mglock for these great photos!

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