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Healing technology

June 30, 2022 - The Torch

The Victoria Hand Project team, led by alumnus Michael Peirone, designs low-cost 3D-printed prosthetics for amputees in need while providing UVic students with valuable skills and training.

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Hidden wonder

June 30, 2022 - The Torch

Puppeteer and UVic theatre grad Ingrid Hansen stars in hit children’s shows and navigates the “complex universe” created by legend Jim Henson—all while never being seen.

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World of words

June 29, 2022 - The Torch

Star poet, UVic associate professor, filmmaker and world traveller Shane Book (BA ’99) finds inspiration in hip-hop, jazz and never staying in one place.

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Special advisory: Police incident off-campus

June 28, 2022 -

We are continuing to monitor a police incident off campus. Saanich Police have issued a shelter in place advisory for people in the area of North Dairy Road to Cedar Hill X Road and Richmond Road to Cedar Hill Road. Two suspects are in custody after shots were fired during an armed robbery  at a Shelbourne area bank and police are searching for a third suspect. Please avoid the area. Saanich police are providing updates on Twitter at @SaanichPolice.

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