Student working with stone age tools

Stone Age classroom

The "Living Technologies" anthropology field course exposes students to flintknapping, percussion techniques, stone pecking and grinding—all essential to making Stone Age tools and spears.

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EU Study Tour

Offered through UVic's European studies program, the annual EU Study Tour includes visits to Brussels, Luxembourg, Strasbourg (pictured) and Frankfurt. Undergrad Anna Dodd describes the impact of her overseas experience.

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Legacy Art Galleries Director Mary Jo Hughes (left) and UVic alumna and exhibition curator Emerald Johnstone-Bedell with a Frank Lloyd Wright window

Doing the "Wright" thing for artistic stewardship

This fall, seven exquisite stained glass windows designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and owned by UVic since 1968 will be returned to their original setting on the 150th anniversary year of Wright's birth.

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Paul Walde swimming in Canoe Lake

Visual art professor swims into past, creates future

On the 100th anniversary of Tom Thomson's death, Paul Walde dove into Canoe Lake accompanied by synchronized swimmers and a brass band to complete the first stage of an innovative new art project.

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A young student and teacher in CORE's learning space

Gifts make a difference on campus and beyond

Read the compelling history of the CORE program and more stories like this in our report to donors.

Donor Impact Report 2017
Christie in a lab

The unseen injury

UVic research shows that public awareness is essential to protect young athletes from the dangers of concussion.

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The Edge brand guidelines

The Edge brand guidelines will help us all tell a consistent and unified story about UVic and allow you to get the materials you need to support your unit's goals by accessing templates and working with University Communications + Marketing.

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Stone Age classroom

July 21, 2017
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A group of 17 UVic anthropology students went back to the Stone Age working with bone, shell, obsidian, stone and wood to make hand tools and spear-like weapons that are thrown with a spear thrower, known as the atlatl.

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Student community action projects raise over $10,000 for good causes

June 16, 2017
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Creating social change is slow, challenging and often discouraging-but a class of environmental studies students took up the challenge with surprising results. Students in ES 407, "Mindfulness, Sustainability and Social Change," undertook community action projects in groups that ended up raising over $10,000 for good causes locally and internationally.

Read more: Student community action projects raise over $10,000 for good causes