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On track for discovery

October 31, 2022 - The Ring

Matthew Thibodeau will be crossing the Farquhar Auditorium stage this November to receive his Bachelor of Science degree—and if he maintains the pace he set for himself at UVic, you might see him sprint across. During his undergraduate studies, Thibodeau ran on the Vikes track team, did several co-op terms in Heather Buckley’s lab, won UVic’s 2022 Honours Fest competition, earned co-authorship on four research papers, and is first author on a research paper due to be published soon.

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Right on track

June 10, 2022 - The Ring

As they prepare to cross the convocation stage in June to receive a bachelor’s degree in history with a minor in Spanish, Navarra Houldin is on track to complete what has been by all measures a remarkable journey during their time at the university.

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Expert on impact of racist team names, logos and mascots on Indigenous Peoples

July 14, 2020 -

Paul Whitinui (School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education) is an Indigenous Māori scholar from Aotearoa New Zealand and is available to media to discuss this week’s announcements that the Washington Redskins and the Saanich Braves, under increasing public and financial pressure, will change their nicknames.

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