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Asian Heritage Month

May 10, 2022 -

May is Asian Heritage Month and UVic is celebrating Asian cultures with a spotlight on art, books, resources, stories and research, as well as messages on taking action against anti-Asian racism.

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Give us a sign

April 28, 2020 - The Ring

Since the American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter and UVic instructor Nigel Howard started interpreting for the BC government’s daily COVID-19 updates, several social media pages have sprung up in appreciation, the largest of which has 3,700 followers.

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Vikes promote safe sport principles through new initiatives

March 9, 2020 - The Ring

Vikes athletics is advancing the package of initiatives announced earlier this year that further its commitment to providing a supportive high-performance athletic environment aligned with the principles of safe sport. Safe sport principles recognize that all athletes and coaches have the right to participate in a safe and inclusive training environment that is free of abuse, harassment or discrimination.

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Conservation field school in Tanzania

December 6, 2019 - The Ring

Last August, as the sun set on the Serengeti National Park, 19 UVic geography students and their instructors arrived in Tanzania to begin a month-long field school on conservation management. Despite the hardships of water rationing and extreme heat, it was a trip of a lifetime for the students, who immersed themselves in the customs and culture of Tanzania while learning about local forest management and ecological conservation practices.

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New publication highlights richness of Victoria’s arts community

October 3, 2019 - The Ring

UVic Libraries recently launched its latest publication, [untitled]: The Artists’ Archives at the University of Victoria Libraries, exploring the archives of four celebrated local artists in Special Collections and University Archives. The publication is presented as a series of four interrelated booklets—each told through the voice of a writer closely associated with them, and packaged in a limited-edition portfolio.

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