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School of Social Justice and Global Stewardship hosts community launch — March 31 and April 1

One of UFV’s newest academic alignments embodies the university’s commitment to impactful social development and justice, both locally and globally. The university has offered courses in global stewardship and social justice before, but now the College of Arts has amalgamated these disciplines into one school that will embody the spirit of engagement, transformation, and activism. […]

Women Explore Trades program provides exposure to sampling of trades

Have you ever peeked inside an aircraft hangar? Students in the UFV Women Explore Trades program visited Cascade Aerospace to explore career opportunities in the aviation industry. On top of seeing trades in action and learning about industry and career potential, students also got to step on board planes to see their inner workings. It’s […]

UFV launches collaborative reconciliation program in partnership with Stó:lō agencies

The University of the Fraser Valley is collaborating with a group of Stó:lō agencies to offer an educational program that will help participants enhance their capacity for reconciliation building. Xwelítem Siyáya: Allyship and Reconciliation Building will be offered by the UFV Peace and Reconciliation Centre (PARC), in partnership with the Stó:lō Nation, the Stó:lō Tribal […]

Flood Stories to be on display at The Reach

UFV’s Flood Stories project collected introspective and impactful stories, images, art, and insights from people affected by the devastating Sumas Prairie flood of November 2021 and related environmental disasters. Now the public will be able to view the results of the project at a special exhibition at Abbotsford’s The Reach Gallery Museum. The Flood Stories […]

Flood Stories winners’ submissions ‘incredibly powerful’

A year after flooding devastated the Fraser Valley, the collective experience has been captured in a series of artistic expressions garnered through a contest and an open invitation for those affected to share their stories. The results are in, and they’re remarkable, according to Dr. Michelle Superle, who organized the Flood Stories project. “The inspiration […]

Young Distinguished Alumni 2022: Kara Chan making a global impact by combating climate change in Australia

Inside a high-rise office overlooking Sydney’s endless sea of skyscrapers, Kara Chan and her team are helping solve Australia’s most pressing climate and energy-related issues. On any given day, the team can brainstorm, debate, and build strategic plans around the country’s impending forest fires, floods, heat waves, energy consumption, and alternatives, and extreme storms. The […]