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Not your grandma’s radio station

March 17, 2017
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Radio is not dead, quite the contrary. UVic's very own radio station, CFUV (101.9 FM), is breathing life into campus and community members alike who hold passion for local music and alternative broadcasting. Producing original programming every day from 6 a.m. to midnight, CFUV is a station that provides an evolving platform to those whose voices otherwise may not be heard.

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2017 Provost's Engaged Scholar recipients announced

March 13, 2017
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Drs. Cecilia Benoit (sociology), Jay Cullen (earth and ocean sciences) and Andrea Walsh (anthropology) have been named the 2017 recipients of the Provost's Engaged Scholar Award. The award celebrates tenured faculty members who have made significant contributions to community through their integration of outstanding scholarship, inspired teaching and community engagement.

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President Cassels seeks second term

March 6, 2017

Following the updating of the appointment criteria by the university’s Presidential Appointment Committee, UVic President Jamie Cassels has indicated that he would welcome the opportunity to be considered for a second five-year term as president. The committee will now conduct a review of his performance and suitability for reappointment, per §14 of the university’s presidential appointment policy.

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Millennia-spanning forest study garners international environmental award

March 2, 2017
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Outstanding research in ecology was announced this week by the Ecological Society of America. A team of UVic researchers and grad students were recognized for their contribution to the fields of plant ecology and biogeography with the William Skinner Cooper Award for their research study, "Intertidal resource use over millennia enhances forest productivity," published in Nature Communications last year.

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Learning by looking: exhibit marks 50 years of art history and visual studies

March 1, 2017
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From Borneo textiles to the world’s largest button blanket, from a 15th-century alabaster religious carving to a 19th-century lady’s pocket revolver, from anarchist manifestos to a Jim Carrey movie, the objects studied by art historians continue to change with the times. So too does the study of art history itself, as evidenced by the current Legacy Maltwood exhibit Learning Through Looking, celebrating the 50th anniversary of UVic’s Department of Art History and Visual Studies.

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