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Audain professor makes history again with Witness Blanket

April 12, 2019 - Media release

The Witness Blanket by Carey Newman, UVic’s sixth Audain Professor of Contemporary Art Practice of the Pacific Northwest with UVic’s Department of Visual Arts, is the centrepiece of a historic agreement which Newman signed April 12 with the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. It unites Western legal principles with Indigenous ways of knowing and being. UVic Law plans to incorporate the agreement into its curriculum.

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Student Ambassadors donate $2,000 to help students in financial need

April 11, 2019 - Ring

Using profits from selling flowers and frames at convocation, this year's cohort of Student Ambassadors is donating $1,000 to the Student Emergency Fund, which supports students who are in financial crises and need immediate assistance. An anonymous alumni donor surprised the group—matching their contribution to the Student Emergency Fund this year, making their total gift $2,000.

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March-April Ringers

April 11, 2019 - Ring

Acting Director of the UVic Equity and Human Rights office Cassbreea Dewis has been named to a new federal advisory committee on the Framework to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence at Post-Secondary Institutions by Maryam Monsef, Canada&…

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