Lepp holding a globe

Collateral damage

Measures to counter human trafficking often harm the very people they’re supposed to help.

Khan in a lab

National award fuels student's drive to be a doctor

Sarah Khan has a distinctive definition of the word "leadership," the quality for which she was recently awarded a prestigious 3M National Student Fellowship.

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Portraits of five UVic profs

Discovering. Innovating. Inspiring. Leading.

The REACH Awards celebrate UVic's extraordinary researchers and teachers who transform lives in the classroom and beyond. L-R: James Tanaka, Lynne Marks, Scott McIndoe, Valerie D’Erman & Suzanne Snizek.

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Urbanoski in an alley

Compassionate care for people using drugs

A new research collaboration between UVic, Island Health and the Canadian Institutes for Health Research launches with a study into how Greater Victoria people who use illicit drugs experience primary health care.

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Revolution in Indigenous law

John Borrows, Indigenous law scholar and winner of the 2017 Killam Prize, is restoring Indigenous law to its place alongside Canadian Common law.

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Two riders with bicycles

Bike to Work Week starts May 29

Bike to Work Week celebrates cycling as a healthy, convenient and fun way to get to work. UVic teams will be eligible for great prizes, and all new commuter cyclists will be entered in a draw for a $250 gift card from a local bike shop.

PESA 2017 recipients

Celebrating the contributions of UVic employees

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2016 President’s Extraordinary Service Awards: Zac Andrus, Mandy Crocker, Cassbreea Dewis, Annalee Lepp and Ahmad Hammado.

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UVic garden workers

One of Canada’s greenest employers

UVic has joined an elite group of Canadian employers committed to advancing sustainability: we're included in this year's list of Canada's 100 Greenest Employers.

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The Ring is the University of Victoria's community newspaper. The print edition is published 8 times a year, usually on the first Thursday of the month. Choose a news category:

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REACH Awards

April 25, 2017

This May, an inaugural event—the REACH Awards—will combine the Teaching Excellence Awards with the Craigdarroch Research Awards into a single event that celebrates the extraordinary teachers and researchers who lead the way in dynamic learning and make a vital impact at UVic, in the classroom and beyond.

Read more: REACH Awards