CICS rehearsal blog

UFV commissions play about Komagata Maru incident – premieres Nov 1

There are events in history that tell us much about the era’s social views and prejudices. The Komagata Maru incident is one of those. One hundred years ago a ship named the Komagata Maru dropped anchor in Vancouver with 376 passengers on board. The majority of these passengers were Sikh men (and British subjects) intending […]

UFV Cascades land on national podium at golf championships

The University of the Fraser Valley golf teams had dreams of making a comeback on the final day of the PING CCAA Golf national championships, but Mother Nature had other plans. The third and final round of the tournament was cancelled due to inclement weather at Club de Golf Lorette in Quebec City, meaning that […]

UFV Cascades Athletics busy on all fronts this weekend — catch them at home!

A phenomenally busy week for the University of the Fraser Valley sports teams is highlighted by important competitions for the golf, volleyball, basketball, soccer and rowing squads. Golf teams at CCAA nationals The Canadian Colleges Athletic Association (CCAA) golf national championships began in memorable fashion for the Cascades, as head coach Chris Bertram won the […]

Birdsong 2 for blog

UFV Theatre presents Canadian premiere of WW1-themed play Birdsong

In October, the month marking the 100th anniversary of the first “digging-in” of trench warfare on the Western Front, UFV Theatre presents the Canadian premiere of Birdsong, a new adaptation of Sebastian Faulks’ best-selling novel by playwright Rachel Wagstaff. Experience the unparalleled tragedy, the remarkable history and surprising humour of the Great War told through […]

B.C. Premier Christy Clark

UFV hosts Premier Christy Clark and delegation in Chandigarh

UFV hosted B.C. Premier Christy Clark and her international trade delegation at its campus in Chandigarh, India on Oct. 11. Clark is leading a nine-day trade mission to India. While visiting UFV Chandigarh, Premier Clark announced $50,000 in funding for 20 scholarships that will enable students from Canada to study in India, and students from […]

UFV study looks at supporting children of incarcerated parents

When parents go to prison, their children often suffer. That is one of the main conclusions of In the Best Interests of The Child – Strategies for Recognizing and Supporting Canada’s At-Risk Population of Children with Incarcerated Parents, a study conducted by faculty in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice and School of Social […]

Gwynne Dyer

Gwynne Dyer to speak at UFV on What the First World War Taught Us — Oct 22

Gwynne Dyer to speak at UFV Oct. 22 on What the First World War Taught Us Author, historian, and independent journalist Gwynne Dyer returns to UFV Wednesday, Oct. 22 for his latest guest lecture, titled What the First World War Taught Us. Beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Abbotsford campus lecture theatre (B101), Dyer’s presentation […]

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