UVic Torch -- Spring 2009
Autumn 2009,
Volume 30, Number 2

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Caring The homeless have a real ally in Nursing Prof. Bernie Pauly, PhD ’05, whose community-based research empowers the 1,500 women and men who live on the streets of the capital region. More
By Kat Eschner
Miraculous Molluscs A colony of mussels in the western Pacific makes the best of conditions in a rough undersea neighbourhood. More
By Peigi McGillivray
Winter Games Preview Paralympic ski champion Lauren Woolstencroft, BEng ’05, and the Richmond Olympic Oval’s Gerry Di Cicco, BA ’94, prepare for the winter Olympiad. More
By Lindsey Norris, BA ’07
Calming Influences And…relax. UVic counsellors prescribe mindfulness to the growing number of students who need help coping with campus life. More
By Grant Kerr
Philosopher Kids There’s a little bit of Plato in everyone, even young people. Tiffany Poirier, BA ’04, encourages thinking about the big questions in her new children’s book about the ABCs of philosophy. More
By Tom Hawthorn
On the cover: Prof. Bernie Pauly, PhD ’05, in downtown Victoria, September 17, 2009.
Photo by Hélène Cyr.


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