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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.

Listening to the "voice" of proteins

When Reuven Gordon describes the biomedical engineering technique of listening to, and recording, the “voice” of proteins, it sounds a lot like a modern take on Horton Hears a Who, Dr. Seuss’s children’s story of an elephant who hears a voice calling from a microscopic dust speck.

Historic VicPD charge books return home, with a techno twist

On Nov. 26, historic VicPD charge books were returned to VicPD after being preserved electronically by volunteers of the Victoria Genealogical Society and the UVic Libraries’ Digitization Unit. The earliest volume begins in April 1873, the latest ends in September 1876, and there are now nearly 2,000 scanned and digitized pages.

Nominations now open for 2015 VLAs

Nominations are now open for the Victoria Leadership Awards. The 2015 VLAs will be awarded at the 11th gala ceremony on Feb. 19. UVic is a founding partner of the annual program established in 2004 to showcase the accomplishments of local community heroes.