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New insights into clogged brain blood vessels

Scientists have known for years that blood vessel loss in the brain impacts cognitive decline as people age. New research from the University of Victoria has provided an explanation for why we lose blood vessels—vital knowledge that could lead to better preventive and protective strategies for maintaining brain health.

DMSC researchers publish new study on clogged brain vessels

Scientists have known for years that blood vessel loss in the brain impacts cognitive decline as people age. New research from the University of Victoria has provided an explanation for why we lose blood vessels—vital knowledge that could lead to better preventive and protective strategies for maintaining brain health.

Learn Zen Buddhist Meditation

Zen Meditation is a free program designed to teach meditation and give an experience ofZen Buddhism. This class includes sitting & walking meditation, chanting, and a talk by the Abbot of the Zenwest Buddhist Society, Kosen Eshu, Osho.

Mamahood: Bursting into Light

Jessie Award-nominated playwright and actress – and mother – Nicolle Nattrass, courageously shares her ode to motherhood in this witty and profoundly moving one-woman play. In turns both hilariousand heart-breaking, she chronicles her journey of becoming a new mother at the age of 40. From initial idyllic dreams of motherhood and the pressure to choose a stylish diaper bag, to her realstruggle to become the"perfect mom," her years of sleep deprivation, and her own postpartum experience, Nicolle uses humour (and '80s music) to present important realities that are rarely discussed.

ANTHROPOCENE: THE HUMAN EPOCH

OCT. 15, 16, 17, 18 - 7:00 & 9:00
Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier, & Edward Burtynsky
Canada, 2018, 87 minutes, PG

A cinematic meditation on humanity's massive re-engineering of the planet, " Anthropocene" is a four-years-in-the-making feature documentary film from the multiple-award-winning team of Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier, and Edward Burtynsky.

A Sense of Home

Coming to university can lead to feelings of homesickness. In this 3 session explorationwe will try out spiritual tools for helping us to feel more at home in our own skin, in our lives, and in the world.

Thank-a-thon

Come and write a note to someone who is supporting your education. 1 in 7 UVic studentsis helped by a donor funded award. This is your chance let our generous donors know how much their support means to you.

Teaching with PowerPoint (Enhancing Student Learning Series)

Catholic Mass & Devotion

For Catholics the celebration of the Mass is the continuation of the Jesus' loving offer of himself and considered the source and summit of our faith.
Catholic Mass - Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
Catholic Devotion - Monday