UVic Torch -- Spring 2006
Spring 2006,
Volume 27, Number 1

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PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE

When it comes down to it, an international education begins from the first moment on campus. More

Best Light
Focus. Courage. Determination. They're what Lauren Woolstencroft, BEng '05, says she gets from elite athletic competition. More

No Doggin' It
The idea for the research project first came to Prof. Ryan Rhodes, a behavioural medicine specialist, on one of those regular early morning walks, coffee in hand, Sydney his golden retriever on a leash in the other hand. More

Happy Birthday Neighbours
The University of Victoria enjoys a kind of dual citizenship: bisecting campus is the border between Saanich and Oak Bay, two municipalities which this year celebrate their centennials. More

Rookie of the YEAR
In his first season with the Vikes, Jacob Doerksen-a 6-foot-7 forward-was named CIS rookie of the year and very nearly led his team to its first national championship since 1997. More

New Foundations
Crews are working on two big additions to campus to relieve pressure on class and lab space. More

Heat Stress: Easier to Swallow
By swallowing tiny radio transmitters, City of Victoria firefighters are helping UVic researchers monitor the stress that comes with fires and accident victims. More

Heard On Campus
"In confronting global health issues, engaged citizenship and humanitarian action can be a kind of a living poetry that can help us see ourselves as we are and as we can be. More

Close-knit Group
A popular knitting circle brings together students and helps them through the transitions of campus life. More

Wet Lab
The VENUS project boots up, extending the Web to the depths of Saanich Inlet. More

Mysteries of History
Three new puzzlers join a popular Web-based suite of interactive history lessons. More






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