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Two artists, one lake, 100 years apart

June 22, 2017 - Media release
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​On July 8, the 100th anniversary of Tom Thomson’s death, Paul Walde will swim across Canoe Lake, accompanied by a synchronized swim squad, canoe flotilla and brass band. Walde, chair of UVic's visual arts department, intends to reframe the early 20th-century artist’s legacy and images of Canada in a future installation.

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Student community action projects raise over $10,000 for good causes

June 16, 2017 - Ring
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Creating social change is slow, challenging and often discouraging-but a class of environmental studies students took up the challenge with surprising results. Students in ES 407, "Mindfulness, Sustainability and Social Change," undertook community action projects in groups that ended up raising over $10,000 for good causes locally and internationally.

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