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UFV business students look to boost attendance at Abbotsford Agrifair

UFV School of Business students recently completed a semester-long market research project aimed at increasing attendance at the Abbotsford Agrifair. The project was part of the Business Research Methods course under the supervision of instructor David Dobson and provided invaluable “hands on” learning experience, real client-based work, and helped connect students with a strong local […]

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UDistrict campus and neighbourhood planning project launched

  ABBOTSFORD April 8, 2015  – The City of Abbotsford and the University of the Fraser Valley are undertaking a collaborative initiative to shape the future of the UDistrict, announced Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun and UFV President, Dr. Mark Evered today. In May of 2012, Abbotsford City Council officially endorsed a 30-year planning concept or […]

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UFV Top 40 alumni: Debbie Greene — resilience personified

Much has been written about Captain Trevor Greene’s experience and his long journey back from his comatose state after an Afghani youth buried an ax in his head. He has made a remarkable recovery to a state where he is conscious and aware, lives at home with Debbie and their two children, and works daily […]

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Child and Youth Care projects focus on raising awareness and helping youth

More than 8,000 children are in foster care in British Columbia. At age 19, youth in foster care lose their social worker, their foster care funding, and often their home. Building Bridges Beyond 19, a community forum at the University of the Fraser Valley, will bring together front-line workers, former youth-in-care, foster parents, and other […]

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Feed your mind with Faculty MicroLectures

It’s like speed dating for knowledge seekers. The University of the Fraser Valley is once again presenting the Faculty MicroLectures, a noon-hour smorgasbord of intellectual stimulation. Seventeen faculty members from a variety of disciplines will give two-minute lectures on their research findings and implications on Tues, March 10, starting at 11:30 am in the Roadrunner […]

Cascades gearing up for Final Four — watch online Fri at 4 pm

The UFV men’s basketball team makes its fourth straight Canada West Final Four appearance this weekend in Saskatoon, putting them within reach of two significant accomplishments: a national championship berth, and the program’s first-ever conference title. The No. 2-seeded Cascades take on the No. 3 Victoria Vikes in the Canada West semifinals on Friday at […]

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UFV opens its doors for Girls Fly Too!

UFV’s Aerospace program is a gold sponsor of this weekend’s The Sky’s No Limit – Girls Fly Too! event, expected to draw up to 10,000 people from across the Lower Mainland. Free flights and family fun are on tap at the Abbotsford International Airport for this annual event, part of an outreach initiative founded by […]

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UFV hosts Skills Canada Competition and Trades Open House

The University of the Fraser Valley’s Trades and Technology Centre will be abuzz when approximately 60 high school students compete in the annual Skills Canada Regional Skills Competition on March 5. A UFV tradition for about a decade, this week’s event will see Grade 11 and 12 students competing for the opportunity to qualify for […]

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UFV hosting Literatures of the Fraser Valley conference March 5

British Columbia has long been a beacon for storytellers’ imaginations, and while the lion’s share of critical attention to the literary culture of British Columbia seems to often rest on Vancouver, the Fraser Valley’s own literary community is as vibrant as ever. That vibrancy will be on display on Thurs, March 5, as UFV hosts […]

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