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Gracia Seal singing with two high school students

Singing to fight the stigma of dementia

UVic researchers are investigating how participation in an intergenerational community choir might impact quality of life for persons with dementia and reduce the stigma surrounding memory loss.

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Cara Samuel sitting at an outdoor table on the UVic campus turning a textbook page and looking at the camera

Three UVic students awarded national fellowships

Just 10 national 3M Student Fellowships are awarded annually. Congratulations to our three recipients, recognized for their outstanding leadership.

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Brittany Halverson-Duncan in front of a classroom chalkboard with math equations

Connecting with community

Brittany Halverson-Duncan (mathematics and statistics), is this year’s recipient of the President’s Extraordinary Service Awards Connector Award. Celebrating employees who make the university a great place to work and learn.

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Student wearing a yellow backpack looking at the mountains of Peru

En route to a field school in Peru

En route to study sustainable Indigenous economies and ecologies in northern Peru, two UVic undergraduate students take the opportunity to experience as much of the country as they can.

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Tourists swimming with a provisioned whale shark in Oslob, Philippines. Photo: LAMAVE

Intersections between tourism and biodiversity

Geography PhD candidate Jackie Ziegler hopes her research in Mexico and the Philippines will help inform government policy makers, local villages and visitors on the ethics of feeding sharks for tourism purposes.

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Students walking into the UVic auditorium in convocation regalia

Congratulations, grads!

During Spring Convocation, ceremonies were held to confer 3,776 degrees, diplomas and certificates.

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Julia Eastman sitting at a table

One last round of “Convocation magic”

After 13 years as University Secretary, Dr. Julia Eastman is retiring. She has overseen arrangements for 180 Convocation ceremonies during her tenure.

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Black and white photograph of Johnny Cash and Saul Holiff in a hotel room

Johnny Cash collection at UVic Libraries

The archives of the Canadian who helped make Johnny Cash a superstar are now at UVic. Explore the online exhibit today or view part of the collection in the McPherson Library from June 20-July 20.

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Important campus notices

Fundraising priorities for 2018-19

May 24, 2018 - Notice

President Jamie Cassels has announced a fundraising goal of $16 million for UVic in 2018–19 and released the list of projects that will be priorities for the year. He notes that the new strategic framework will help us focus our efforts in the coming years. UVic raised an impressive $18.8 million in the 2017-2018 fiscal year.

Read more: Fundraising priorities for 2018-19

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