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History mystery central to First World War exhibit

It’s a history mystery worthy of its own exhibition.

When Dr. Marcus Milwright, of UVic's recently renamed Art History and Visual Studies department, began planning his upcoming exhibit The Arts of World War I, he knew there was one item in the university library that he just had to use: a beautiful two-volume leather diary set illustrated with watercolours and pen-and-ink drawings of life during wartime. There’s only one problem: he has no idea to whom it actually belonged.

Unite to Change with United Way

It’s that time of year again. United Way Greater Victoria’s annual fundraising campaign is underway and this year the charitable organization has set its fundraising goal at $6 million. United Way counts on the support of the Greater Victoria community to reach its goal each year.

Give yourself a Ringside seat for great UVic news

There’s a new way to discover great stories from around campus. Ringside is a news stream that gathers content from the Ring, Vikes, research items such as KnowlEDGE and stories from major media outlets. It’s best viewed on tablets, phones and other touch devices, but the feed is available for web browsers as well. uvic.ca/ringside

UVic ranked among world’s top universities

The 2014/15 QS World University Rankings, released this morning, provide another confirmation of UVic’s presence among the world’s top higher education institutions.

UVic’s rise from last year’s QS results was particularly significant, jumping more places in the 2014 ranking than any other Canadian university except Laval.

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