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Valerie Kuehne appointed Vice-President and Provost

Dr. Valerie Kuehne, an exceptional academic and institutional leader and a dedicated member of the UVic community for 25 years, is UVic's new VP Academic and Provost, effective July 1, 2015 for a five-year term.

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Ideas that can change everything

From March 2-7, join UVic thinkers, innovators and artists from across campus as they explore dozens of world changing ideas at the university's fourth annual IdeaFest.

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The UVic Edge

Dynamic learning, vital impact and an extraordinary academic environment are the foundation of UVic's new positioning. Learn more at

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CARSA is nearly complete

CARSA will open this spring. What's in it for you? Check out our new CARSA video for a look inside the centre, with construction nearly complete. More information on CARSA is available at

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UVic professor wins national teaching award

Child and Youth Care professor Jin-Sun Yoon is one of 10 university educators across Canada to receive this year's prestigious 3M National Teaching Fellowship.

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Cancer detectives

UVic researchers are developing a simple and inexpensive way to detect lung cancer.

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Current faculty and staff



UVic hosts fourth IdeaFest, March 2-7

The University of Victoria's fourth annual IdeaFest offers more than 50 events—all free and open to the public. They will provide a glimpse into the world-class research and creative activity at UVic that are having an impact on our lives and the world around us.

Metis resource provides culturally relevant physical activities for children

The Métis invention of the Red River cart that brought the first wheeled transportation to the Canadian Prairies is the centerpiece of an educational resource developed by the University of Victoria to provide young Métis children with culturally relevant physical activities.