The Ring

Day in the Life: Brad Buie

February 2, 2017
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As the Awards Facilitator for the Office of the Vice-President Research and secretary of the Alumni Association board, Brad Buie's life revolves around the university, and he wouldn’t have it any other way. “Being a part of the alumni board is an honour and privilege because I’m representing alumni,” he notes.

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CFI funding for ONC

February 2, 2017
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A five-year, $46.6 million investment from the Canadian government—through the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)—will ensure that ONC continues to lead the world in ocean observatory science and technology. The new funding is awarded to UVic through CFI’s Major Science Initiatives program, which supports a portion of the operating and maintenance costs of selected major science facilities across Canada.

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Spreading a love of science

February 1, 2017

Microbiology co-op student Levana Mastrangelo is doing her part to make a difference in local Indigenous communities. She recently completed a co-operative education (co-op) work term with the Aboriginal STEM Outreach Program, where she became a liaison between UVic’s Science Venture and Indigenous youth on Vancouver Island.

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The Phoenix at 50

February 1, 2017
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For 50 years, the theatre department and Phoenix Theatre—its public performance wing—have helped shape the development of local and national theatre by producing celebrated alumni and innovative productions. Growing from a volunteer-built, 80-seat theatre into Canada’s leading comprehensive theatre program, the Phoenix is now one of the best educational theatre facilities in the country.

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