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Peru field school experience teaches ecology, economy and spirituality

September 5, 2018 - Ring

Walking along the foothills of the northern Peruvian Amazon, 14 UVic environmental studies students—along with instructors Ana Maria Peredo and Kate Turner and mentors Murdith McLean and Frederique Apffel-Marglin—embarked on a unique learning experience this spring that wove together ecology, economy and spirituality in an Indigenous setting.

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Marie Cooper: a life of teaching and learning

September 5, 2018 - Ring

When Marie Cooper (SWETALIYE) received her Honorary Doctor of Education degree from UVic in 2010, it was a moment she had been steering toward her entire life. A teacher, counsellor, Elder, advocate and innovator, Dr. Cooper’s efforts to promote and defend Indigenous education, language and culture led to the inclusive transformation of educational policies and practices for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous students.

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Achieving our goals, together

September 5, 2018 - Ring

On Sept. 19, 2018, the official launch of the university’s new Strategic Framework will take place at the President's Campus Update, at noon in the Continuing Studies Building Atrium. Staff and faculty are invited to come and listen to a panel of their peers discuss what is already being done on campus to support the six strategic prioritiesand to identify opportunities for future implementation.

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