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UFV students work with FVRD to imagine a new future for Minter Gardens

Minter Gardens. It’s a name familiar to thousands of people in British Columbia and beyond. For more than three decades, the ornamental show garden run by the Minter family welcomed tourists, hosted weddings, and served as the backdrop for car shows, grad portraits, and other events. After subsidizing the gardens for 33 years, in 2013 […]

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BC Hazelnut Growers Association and UFV Agriculture sign partnership agreement

The University of the Fraser Valley and the BC Hazelnut Growers Association (BCHGA) have entered into a partnership to support research and programming for hazelnut growers.  The partnership will support the hazelnut industry in adopting the leading edge of research and education and to foster collaboration between UFV and BCHGA.  Discussions on joint research and […]

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BC Minister for Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training tours UFV

Shirley Bond, B.C. Minister for Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training, toured UFV on July 14, 2014, to talk about the new Skills for Jobs Blueprint the province rolled out a couple of months ago. During her visit, she explained that her government is gearing up to meet the demand for a highly skilled workforce. She […]

Three new administrators appointed

Three new administrators have been appointed at UFV. After serving in the role in an acting capacity for two years, Dr. Ken Brealey has been officially appointed the Associate Dean of Faculty in the College of Arts, replacing Madeleine Hardin. Dr. Alisa Webb is the new Associate Dean of Students in the College of Arts, […]

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Images and Land Claims — a weekend of films, maps, and discussion

Images and Land Claims Hosted by the Stó:lō Nation and supported by the University of the Fraser Valley. Fri, July 11–Sun, July 13 The Resource Centre Stó:lō Nation Chilliwack, B.C. July 11 program begins at 6 pm, followed by a reception. From the Kalahari desert to the Fraser Valley, indigenous peoples fight for their lands, […]