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Pink Shirt Day 2024

February 23, 2024 -

Bullying is a pervasive problem in Canada and UVic is no exception. As a community we can lift each other up by wearing pink on February 28 to show everyone our commitment to kindness.

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UVic alumni at forefront of creating positive change for Indigenous people

March 22, 2023 - Media release

Whether it’s amplifying voices, empowering communities through technology or reconnecting cultural traditions and plant-based knowledge, three UVic alumni are at the forefront of creating positive change for Indigenous people. They are all among the recipients of the 2023 Distinguished Alumni Awards, announced today.

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Black History Month

January 31, 2023 -

Black History Month provides an important opportunity to explore and celebrate the historical and current contributions of Black Canadians. At UVic, we recognize the many achievements of Black faculty, staff and students. We also acknowledge that ongoing work is needed to support racial equity, diversity and inclusion.

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Puzzles from the Holocaust

January 26, 2023 - The Ring

Lisa Abram, a third-generation Jewish Romanian Canadian and communications officer at the UVic, has spent the last year uncovering her family’s connection to the Holocaust, aided by relatives and UVic’s Holocaust Studies experts.

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Constantly curious

December 13, 2022 - The Torch

Alumna Tanya Lloyd Kyi (BA ’96) is a superstar children’s author—keeping the focus on fun and trusting in her young readers’ innate curiosity about the world.

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Statement on Iran

October 3, 2022 -

We are saddened to see the situation in Iran continue to escalate. We are closely watching the situation at the Sharif University of Technology and others in Iran and are deeply concerned for the safety and wellbeing of students, staff and faculty there.

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