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Inside a school in India

India field school stages innovative approach to intergenerational theatre

A group of UVic theatre students led by PhD candidate Matthew Gusul departs Sept. 29 for southeast India to help launch the country’s first intergenerational theatre company, in support of local seniors and rural youth. Above: Gusul (centre) during a field trip to the region last year.

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Researchers on a boat

Ancient technology, meet the future of underwater archaeology

A collaboration between UVic archaeology, engineering and Parks Canada in Gwaii Haanas brings underwater archaeology to new depths.

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Throughout September, you entered our photo contest by tagging photos of what you loved about UVic. Now it is your chance to pick the winner! Vote on your favourite photos by liking them in our Facebook album.

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Storey and MacDonald

Two researchers named to new college

Computer scientist Peggy Storey and psychologist Stuart MacDonald are charter members of a new Royal Society of Canada college for outstanding young scholars.

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What do our researchers and artists study and how is it relevant to our lives? Find out in a new batch of short "Faces of UVic Research" videos.

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Mystic Market interior

New campus food facility opens Sept. 20

Mystic Market features eight food kiosks and a general store, and it's the first zero-waste facility on campus. For streamlined service, the new University Centre food facility will be accepting ONECard and cash only.

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Lilburn and Sager

Two UVic scholars join Canada's academic elite

Poet Tim Lilburn, left, and historian Eric Sager are new fellows of the Royal Society of Canada.

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Maple Leaf Grocery

Multi-partner research project on Japanese Canadian dispossession

A seven-year project led by UVic about the dispossession of Japanese-Canadian property during the 1940s will culminate in a cross-country museum exhibit. (Above: Maple Leaf Grocery on Powell Street, once owned by Kariatsumari family. Courtesy of Nikkei National Museum.)

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