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Morell at Esquimalt Lagoon

On shaky ground

UVic-led research reveals a new earthquake risk lurking beneath the Victoria region.

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Campus Update, March 31

On March 31 from 12:15-1:15 p.m., join university leaders in the Michele Pujol Room of the SUB for a presentation on the university planning and budget framework approved by the Board of Governors.

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Masterminds lecture series returns to campus

Each Wednesday evening in April features a fascinating and free talk on a wide range of subjects: mixed blessings of retirement, the complexities of harassment issues, how technology is used to monitor personal health, and how Shakespeare is being shared in new digital forms.

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One million views for student blog project

Over 500 blog posts in, MyUVic Life provides first-person perspectives on the UVic student experience.

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Provost's Engaged Scholar Award recipients

Dr. Cecilia Benoit (sociology), Dr. Jay Cullen (earth and ocean sciences) and Dr. Andrea Walsh (anthropology) have been named the 2017 recipients of the Provost's Engaged Scholar Award.

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Co-op students of the year

Innovative, aspiring and motivated to make a positive impact—these are the qualities shared by three extraordinary UVic co-op students.

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Nominate your UVic Staff Sustainability Champion

Each year the Office of Campus Planning and Sustainability selects one staff member to recognize and celebrate individuals whose leadership has made UVic more environmentally sustainable. Submit your nomination package by March 31.

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The Edge brand guidelines

The Edge brand guidelines will help us all tell a consistent and unified story about UVic and allow you to get the materials you need to support your unit's goals by accessing templates and working with University Communications + Marketing.

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Important campus notices

President's statement on the Government of Canada's 2017 federal budget

Members of our campus community will be interested in information about the recent federal budget and some of its impacts on post-secondary education. The Government of Canada is proceeding in a cautious manner with its 2017-18 financial strategy, but there are reasons for optimism.

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No room for racism or discrimination at UVic: Statement by President Jamie Cassels

There has been continuing discussion on our campus relating to the University of Victoria’s commitment to uphold our values as a diverse community and to combat racism. Last week, one of the University of Victoria’s Student Society (UVSS) advocacy groups, the Third Space, challenged students to participate in an interactive art installation where people could write comments about fighting racism and challenging white supremacy.

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Update on US travel restrictions

On March 6, the US administration issued a new executive order replacing its Jan. 27 order and banning entry into the United States by immigrants from six Muslim-majority countries.

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2017-18 budget framework approved

The Board of Governors approved a $356-million balanced operating budget at its March meeting for the University of Victoria’s 2017-18 fiscal year.

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You're invited to the Campus Update on March 31

On March 31 from 12:15-1:15 p.m. in the Michèle Pujol Room (SUB), join university leaders in a presentation on the university planning and budget framework approved by the Board of Governors. There will be an opportunity to ask questions and share ideas.

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Phishing awareness training

UVic faculty and staff can now self-register for online phishing awareness training via CourseSpaces. Learn about the dangers of phishing scams, how to avoid malicious hackers, how to protect your personal information, how to avoid sending email that may look like phishing to others and how to minimize the risk of phishing to the university. 

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