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UVic celebrates with Pride

UVic is unveiling a permanent rainbow crosswalk at one of the busiest pedestrian crossings on campus to celebrate Pride Week in Victoria and to affirm its support and commitment to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ*) community.

Kids and summer brain drain

As summer holidays start, clinical neuropsychologist Sarah Macoun of UVic's Department of Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies is available to discuss how to combat summer learning loss and who’s most at risk.

Expert on US history of same-sex marriage

UVic historian Rachel Hope Cleves is an expert on the history of same-sex marriage in North America from the colonial era to 1970. Her research reveals insights on 500 years of same-sex unions. She is available to comment on the landmark ruling June 26 by the US Supreme Court on marriage equality.

Preliminary data points to oldest human footprints

Twelve footprints were discovered by two UVic researchers, in April on Calvert Island on BC’s central coast, and preliminary findings indicate these footprints might be 13,200 years old.

New national survey and analysis reveals most trusted brands in Canada

The Peter B. Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria has launched its first national, in-depth analysis of which corporate and product brands are most trusted by Canadians, called the Gustavson Brand Trust Index.

New archive of McTaggart Cowan

Ian McTaggart Cowan is often referred to as the “father of Canadian ecology.” Now students and faculty can study his archive and digitized field journals firsthand to research a century of environmental change, thanks to the new Cowan Collection in UVic Libraries.