UVic Torch -- Autumn 2006
Autumn 2006,
Volume 27, Number 2

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President’s Perspective

When you think about the impact of the University of Victoria, the first thing that may come to mind is the role we play in shaping our students. More

best light
June 24, 3:45 pm: the warmer days hadn’t quite taken their full toll on the snow that capped the Olympic Mountains and a cruise ship glided toward Ogden Point. More

Photo ID
Here’s a test of your visual memory of campus. The challenge is to identify the images shown here. More

The annual President’s Barbeque kicked off the school year in style under blue skies (and the enticing essence of grill smoke). More

And Green All Over
From the towering atrium to the touch-screen technology, the new Engineering/Computer Science Building is a fine addition to campus. More

Heard On Campus
“Mother Earth is precious and sacred. She is the dust and ashes of all of our ancestors. More

Zero Emissions. Unlimited Adventure.
It was a pre-marriage compatibility test unlike any other, one of endurance and commitment that either cements or obliterates a couple’s relationship. More

Go Vikes
The Vikes athletics season is already well underway. Here’s the upcoming men’s and women’s basketball schedule for McKinnon Gym. More

From a Distance
On the face of it, doing a Public Administration master’s degree completely online may seem like an isolating experience. More

Top teacher: Nursing Prof. Gweneth Doane was awarded a 3M Teaching Fellowship, the top Canadian honour for excellence and leadership in university teaching. More

Leading Lights
In equal measure a consummate legal professional and a good citizen, Constance “Connie” Isherwood (née Holmes) is the 2006 recipient of the UVic Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumni Award for Lifetime Achievement. More

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