John-Bradley Williams leads a class at TIXEN (Cordova Spit)

New centre for Indigenous law at UVic

The construction of a national centre for Indigenous law and reconciliation at UVic received major funding support today with the federal government's announcement of $9.1 million for the transformative project.

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Three co-op students at LlamaZOO holding VR sets

Co-op employers of the year

UVic’s co-op employers of the year for 2018 are Babcock Canada, ImmunoPrecise Antibodies and LlamaZOO.

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UVic student athlete David Walker skiing in a competition

Competitive spirit propels student athlete

The World University Games are the second-biggest multi-sport event after the Olympics, and this month, 22-year-old Vikes rower David Walker is competing for Canada on the cross-country skiing team.

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Two UVic librarians with archival materials

Edith Iglauer’s extraordinary archives

The archives of Dr. Edith Iglauer—acclaimed journalist, author and activist—are now available at UVic for learning and research.

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UVic health geographer Denise Cloutier in a hospital hallway

Provost's Engaged Scholar Award recipients

Health geographer Denise Cloutier's ultimate goal is to support the quality of life of older adults. She's one of two Provost's Engaged Scholar Award recipients for 2019.

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UVic health geographer Denise Cloutier in a hospital hallway

Provost's Engaged Scholar Award recipients

For over 20 years, Brent Mainprize has committed to meaningful scholarly engagement with Indigenous communities. He's one of two Provost's Engaged Scholar Award recipients for 2019.

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Underwater photo of Vancouver Island bull kelp

Rainforests of the ocean

Detailed maps of kelp beds developed by the British Navy in the 19th century are helping modern scientists chart habitat change in coastal BC.

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Lieutenant General Roméo Dallaire speaking

Roméo Dallaire wins UVic's Public Humanist award

Roméo Dallaire is being honoured with the first-ever Public Humanist award from UVic's Faculty of Humanities for his tireless efforts to make the world a better place. Photo credit: Michelle Campbell.

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