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Star student

June 20, 2022 - The Torch

Astrophysicist and UVic alum Louise Edwards was one of the first Black Canadians to earn a PhD in physics. She’s an expert on the evolution of galaxies, her face has appeared on a Canadian stamp—and she’s only getting started.

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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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