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Jim Tanaka Receives Engaged Scholar Award

Please join us in congratulating Jim Tanaka for receiving the prestigious Provost’s Engaged Scholar Award. Well done and well deserved, Jim. The award celebrates the integration of outstanding UVic scholarship, teaching and community engagement. The award ceremony is on Thursday March 8, 2018 from 4-6 PM at the Salal Room in the University Club. The event is free and open to faculty, staff, students and the general public. If you plan to attend, please RSVP ( by March 2nd.

Congratulations Donor Award Recipients

Congratulations Donor Award Recipients Kari Duerksen – Howard E. Petch Scholarship Kari Duerksen – Norma Wilson Graduate Scholarship Simen Hagen – Norma Wilson Graduate Scholarship Emily Duggan – Norma Wilson Graduate Scholarship Lisa Gou – R. B. May Scholarship Lisa Gou – Mrs. Annie Greskiw Graduate Award Chantel May – The Arthur Lester Benton Award Jeremy Viczko – W. H. Gaddes Scholarship Julie Prud’homme – The Robert, David & Douglas Vickery Graduate Award Drew Halliday – Dr. Robert Michael Peet Graduate Scholarship Justin Karr – John & Myrtle Tilley Graduate Scholarship Emanuela Yeung – Albert Hung Chao Hong Scholarship

What can you do with your degree?

Wondering how to make the leap from university to a rewarding career? Come to a "What can you do with your degree?" session to explore your career options and hear from a panel of industry experts. They'll describe what they do, how they broke into their job sectors and their best career advice for students! PLUS Attend the 1-hour panel to hear from all speakers—stay after to connect with panelists one-on-one. • Register (and learn about the panelists): • Bonus - Download a "What can you do with your degree?" sheet for your program!

Seats available in PSYC 451C: Decision Making

Deciding on a 400-level PSYC class for the Fall term? Choose PSYC 451C: Decision Making. We will explore exciting recent advances in understanding the mind and brain of how we decide. Topics will range from the role of emotion to how we deal with uncertainty, from moral decisions to addiction, from self-control to free will. Mon/Thurs from 11:30 am to 12:50 pm with Prof. Krawitz. Choice is central to the human experience, enrol today!

Jim Tanaka: Craigdarroch Award

Congratulations to Jim Tanaka for being awarded the Craigdarroch award for Excellence in Knowledge Mobilization. The award recognizes Jim’s work with families, educators, and community professionals to develop innovative, fun and low-cost technologies (computer games and apps) for improving face-recognition skills in children with autism. For a photo that shows Jim accepting the award at the REACH awards (Recognizing Research & Teaching Excellence) ceremony at Royal BC Museum, May 25, 2017 go here:

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St. Michaels University Middle School: Winter Concert

Location: Farquhar Auditorium

Public Talk - Gender in the Round: Trans, Non-binary & Two-Spirit Reflections on Trans Hirstory in 99 Objects

Duration: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Legacy Art Gallery Downtown - 630 Yates

Conférence de Guy St. Jacques - La Chine contemporaine: les défis pour le président Xi Jinping

Crimes of the Heart

Duration: 8:00pm - 10pm, 2pm - 4pm for matinees on February 17 and February 24
Location: UVic Phoenix Theatre

Graduating Recital: Jasmine Mather, violin

Introduction to Zotero

Duration: 10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Location: Room 130, McPherson Library

Putting Your Class on the Map

Duration: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Digital Scholarship Commons, Mearns Centre for Learning, 3rd Floor, McPherson Library