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PM visits Arctic ONC

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Laureen Harper got a first-hand look at the university’s community-based, cabled seafloor observatory in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut with UVic President Jamie Cassels and ONC’s Dr. Kate Moran Aug. 23.

Funny guy shares writing tips

Award-winning author, journalist, playwright, screenwriter, Leiren-Young is UVic’s next 2014 Harvey Stevenson Southam Lecturer in Journalism and Nonfiction—the first UVic alumnus to hold the Southam position.

SSHRC-funded project examines Japanese Canadian dispossession

A seven-year, multi-partner project led by UVic will explore the shameful history of dispossession during the 1940s will culminate in a cross-country museum exhibition in 2019. On Aug. 27, the federal government announced a $2.5-million partnership grant.