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Vikes annual Christmas Tree Sale

This holiday season, support one of UVic Vikes men's and women's cross country teams by purchasing your Christmas tree at Centennial Stadium, from Dec. 3 to 22.

Experts on US-Cuban relations

Two UVic researchers provide expert comment to media for the historic breaking news on Dec. 17 about normalization of diplomatic relations between the US and Cuba after five decades of tension.

Rain garden makes a splash for local school

A new rain garden unveiled Dec. 5 at Oak and Orca school in Victoria is a collaborative project involving grades K to 12, as well as teachers and parents. Thanks to UVic master’s student Catherine Orr, learning about water cycles in the classroom can now make a splash outdoors too.

What will the voice of proteins tell us?

Reuven Gordon has created a way to record the high-frequency acoustic vibrations of proteins and the technique is about to change the pace of drug discovery.