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Celebrating Shelagh Rogers

December 9, 2021 - The Ring

Through her seven years as UVic Chancellor, Shelagh Rogers’ passion for truth and reconciliation—alongside her advocacy for honest and empathic conversations about mental health—have helped the university build community bonds on campus and far beyond Ring Road. As she wraps up her term this month, we celebrate her extraordinary work.

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3M National Student Fellows

May 29, 2020 - The Ring

Two of 10 of this year's prestigious 3M National Student Fellowships have been awarded to UVic students. Hanna Jacobsen (sociology and gender studies), and Madeleine Kenyon (philosophy) join eight others to become Canada’s 2020 3M fellowship recipients.

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Brain burnout

January 24, 2020 - knowlEDGE

Olav Krigolson has developed a unique mobile electroencephalography (EEG) system to investigate what’s happening in our brains when we’re tired, stressed, oxygen-deprived, struggling with dementia, concussed—or on Mars.

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State of mindfulness

December 12, 2019 - The Torch

For three years, Faculty of Humanities Dean Chris Goto-Jones has been teaching a free, online course through Leiden University called Demystifying Mindfulness. More than 112,000 people have so far enrolled in the massive open online course (MOOC). Here, Goto-Jones explains the origins, contemporary interest and the continuing evolution of mindfulness in the health sector.

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