Cornett Memories

A memory can be shared as a photograph, a story, a poem, a limerick, or a video. Do you have an entertaining memory of your undergrad years in Cornett? Are you a faculty member with a story about teaching in the Cornett?

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Dead mouse in my coffee cup.
Submitted by John Newcomb on Monday, October 4, 2010

Working in an office on the Cornett ground floor in 1992 meant that all sorts of animals could (and did) crawl in through the open windows. In fall, w Read More...

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Tiny graffiti in the men's washrooms
Submitted by John Newcomb on Monday, October 4, 2010

Guys do like to write graffiti in the washrooms - including at the urinals. However, Cornett was challenging because the wall tiles wouldn't hold ink, Read More...

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Smoking by prof in class
Submitted by John Newcomb on Monday, October 4, 2010

Taking French language classes in 1970 with only a few students and a prof in a small Cornett seminar room should have been a real learning experience Read More...

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Slide-show rooms were wonderful
Submitted by John Newcomb on Monday, October 4, 2010

My first Cornett experience was taking Geography 100 in 1968, and most memorable were the interesting cultural geography slide-show rooms. These small Read More...

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Past Imperfect
Submitted by Caillin Smith on Monday, October 4, 2010

Here's my story.

During my first semester at UVic, in 2005, I was on the third floor of Cornett in one of the dry labs when I suddenly realized I w Read More...

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Disaster Planning 101
Submitted by Stephen Pinto on Monday, October 4, 2010

Dear Anne and John,

In 1996, I was sitting in one of my favourite classes, 'Disaster Planning', with one of my favourite professors, 'Dr. Harold Fo Read More...

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Cornett Building, mid 1960s
Submitted by Memories Volunteer Volunteer on Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Cornett Building, mid 1960s Read More...

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From the Archives...
Submitted by Memories Volunteer Volunteer on Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Geography prof Dr. Doug Porteous standing by his famous "computer", with clerk Jill Jahanzoosi, about 2003.Archive19 Read More...

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From the Archives...
Submitted by Memories Volunteer Volunteer on Wednesday, July 21, 2010

The Cornett building shortly after construction. 28 January 1967. Read More...

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Tsimshian-style toem poles
Submitted by Memories Volunteer Volunteer on Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Tsimshian-style toem poles in the interior courtyard of the Cornett Building, mid 1960s Read More...

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