Saturday morning Cascades playoff update Friday brought two wins and a loss to UFV Cascade athletic teams engaged in playoff action. The women’s volleyball team won the first game of the PACWEST championship tournament, earning a berth in Saturday’s final and a trip to the nationals March 7-9. The men’s basketball team won [...]
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UFV Cascade basketball teams to face Saskatchewan Huskies in Canada West quarterfinals The University of the Fraser Valley Cascades men’s and women’s basketball programs are headed to the 2013 Canada West conference quarterfinal playoffs, in different locations. The women will host the University of Saskatchewan Huskies at the Envision Athletic Centre and the men will [...]
When looking at the UFV website, passing by its signage or simply picking up a brochure around campus, the university is overwhelmingly associated with the colour green. This verdant colour is inviting and creates a certain level of expectation around environmental issues such as recycling, composting, and conserving energy. UFV biology instructor Pat Harrison wants [...]
Everywhere you look these days you are surrounded by images and messages designed to inspire and influence you. Good visual communication is a powerful tool that is used to convince and persuade you, whether it’s to buy a certain product, visit a website, attend an event or endorse a political belief. Behind the packaging, posters, [...]
Radio, TV, newspapers, and social media users across Canada and around the world have been reporting on the grassroots movement known as Idle No More, a response to the exploitations of treaty rights across Canada. In April of 2012, UFV theatre instructor Heather Davis-Fisch, who joined UFV in 2011, chose the play Ernestine Shuswap Gets [...]
UFV’s Faculty and Staff Association is planning a candlelight vigil to remember the anniversary of the 1989 massacre at École Polytechnique in Montreal. Geneviève Bergeron, Nathalie Croteau, Anne-Marie Edward, Maryse Laganière, Anne-Marie Lemay, Michèle Richard, Annie Turcotte, Hélène Colgan, Barbara Daigneault, Maud Haviernick, Maryse Leclair, Sonia Pelletier, Annie St-Arneault and Barbara Klusznik Widajewicz, along with [...]
UFV’s women’s athletics teams are garnering national attention, as is the men’s basketball team. The University of the Fraser Valley Cascades women’s volleyball team are ranked number one in the current CCAA (Canadian College Athletics Association) top ten poll. The Cascades moved up two spots from third ranking last week. This marks the first time [...]
From The Province, Nov 22, 2012 By Howard Tsumura Al Tuchscherer had a pretty good feeling that starting a CIS women’s basketball program in the eastern part of the Fraser Valley was kind of like having the only shopping mall in a mass of suburban sprawl. But as the head coach of Abbotsford’s University of [...]
The opening production of the UFV Theatre department’s 2012/13 season of theatre will be Once in a Lifetime, the hilarious comedy from George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, which follows the progress of a trio of failing vaudevillians who attempt to boost their chances of employment by working as elocutionists in a 1920s Hollywood that [...]
By Peter B. Raabe, PhD If it’s true that science and technology courses are the ones that get you the jobs, what’s the point of taking a humanities course? This was the central question under discussion at the 2nd World Humanities Forum held in Busan, Korea from November 1 to November 3. The conference was [...]
You saw him on the soccer sidelines during the Olympics, guiding Canada’s national women’s soccer team to a bronze medal; you likely shared his anguish during the controversial semifinal against the United States. Now you can see national team head coach John Herdman up close and personal at the UFV Cascades’ inaugural breakfast fundraiser. Herdman, [...]
An evening of school spirit — wear your green & black! Come on out on Fri, Oct 26, to the UFV Cascades tailgate party (part of The Honda Way weekend of basketball) — you could win a Honda Fit! Fri, Oct 26 4–6 pm at Parking Lot 10 (UFV Abbotsford campus) Friday’s game gets a [...]
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- Stantec brings home international honours for UFV project at Canada Education Park May 17, 2013
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- UFV hosts its first ever post-doctoral fellows May 16, 2013
- UFV Theatre department announces new season April 3, 2013
- UFV celebrates Jean Scott’s 101st birthday, scholarship April 22, 2013
- UFV connections to provincial election are many and varied April 25, 2013
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