Group of people walking across the UVic campus

Day of Remembrance and Action: a student perspective

A student shares her experiences from UVic's National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women event.

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Four UVic grads at Rocket Lab

Rocket men

Four UVic engineering grads landed dream jobs, working on designing and launching small rockets out of Rocket Lab’s New Zealand office.

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Museum worker showing two UVic students a large whale bone

Whale bones tell visceral tale of orca history

Students in Jason Colby's "From oil to icons: the history of people and whales" class recently got hands-on with some whale bones at the Royal BC Museum.

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Esi Edugyan in front of a bookshelf

Second Giller Prize win for UVic alumna Esi Edugyan

This year, internationally acclaimed writing alumna Esi Edugyan won the Scotiabank Giller Prize for her latest novel, Washington Black. She's one of only three authors to win the Giller Prize twice.

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Olav Krigolson at the HI-SEAS habitat in Hawaii

Head space

UVic researcher Olav Krigolson is helping NASA study the mental stress of a long space mission to Mars.

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Feddema in front of UVic's new energy plant

Urban data critical

UVic geography professor Johan Feddema is helping to develop richer databases for more accurate climate modelling.

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Three UVic staff members displaying medication, including epi-pens

Campus food allergy program to reduce risk

UVic now provides stock-epinephrine—to save lives in the event that someone suffers an allergic reaction on campus and isn’t carrying medication.

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Mark and Fern Perkins holding old photos of themselves in front of UVic's First Peoples House

"Say you are Spanish"

Fern Perkins' UVic education meant the difference between a life in poverty and a life of freedom. Years later, she learned about her true Indigenous identity.

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