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A Christmas Carol — classic tale of redemption next up at UFV Theatre

Is it possible to turn a life around? To change oneself completely? To find hope in the darkest hours? More than 160 years after it first captured imaginations, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol continues to astound and delight audiences and actors alike. Playing December 10-2 at UFV Theatre, this new production offers all the warmhearted […]

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Several UFV connections among successful municipal candidates

As the votes were being counted in municipal elections throughout the Fraser Valley Nov. 15, there were more than a few candidates with UFV connections holding their breath waiting for results. Congratulations to the following successful candidates with UFV connections: Abbotsford: UFV alumna Kelly Chahal (named one of UFV’s Top 40 Alumni recently) was elected […]

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UFV Health Sciences Speaker series De-MYTH-stifies Ebola Nov 25

The fears and effects of Ebola will be tackled head-on when Dr. Darin Cherniwchan leads UFV’s annual Faculty of Health Sciences Speaker Series fall presentation Nov. 25 at UFV’s Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park. Admission is free and the public is welcome. A widely respected family and travel physician, Dr. Cherniwchan will begin his […]

Eric Davis, UFV's Provost and Vice-President, discusses ILOs during his open house in April, 2013.

UFV hosts school districts for forum on learning outcomes and assessment in the Fraser Valley

The University of the Fraser Valley hosted an interactive and engaging forum on learning outcomes and assessment on Wednesday, Nov 19 at UFV’s Envision Athletic Centre. Organized in conjunction with school districts from across the Fraser Valley, the forum brought together educational leaders at the local level, plus guest speakers from as far as Ontario, […]

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Continuing Education information nights to highlight new and established programs

Mid-career professionals looking for career advancement, recent or upcoming high school graduates wanting to learn practical skills to enter the workforce, and community members in search of lifelong learning opportunities are invited to attend UFV’s Continuing Education’s info nights to learn more about programs and related careers. “There’s no better way to find out if […]

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UFV celebrates International Education week — Nov 12-14

From Nov 12-14, UFV will join over 100 countries in celebrating International Education Week and Canada’s engagement around the world. The theme identified for UFV for 2014 is “Exploring Global Indigeneity” where events and discussions will highlight the connections between local and global indigenous peoples, and our interactions and stories shared together. UFV International has […]

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UFV student’s Poppy Project maps link Chilliwack past and present

To read the full Chilliwack Progress story on this interesting project, written by Jennifer Feinberg, go to:  http://www.theprogress.com/news/282075581.html This is an excerpt from the Chilliwack Progress story: Soldiers from Chilliwack who laid down their lives in the Great War and Second World War can now be searched online with interactive maps. Welcome to the Poppy […]

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UFV Life in Agriburbia research project on exhibit at The Reach

As suburban development expands into rural areas, the urban/rural divide gets blurred. A new “agriburbia” is emerging, where food producers and suburban development converge, creating new and complex challenges. The University of the Fraser Valley, located in “agriburban” communities such as Abbotsford and Chilliwack, is well situated to examine this geographical phenomenon. Life in Agriburbia, led […]

CIS nationals: Cascades face Memorial Sea-Hawks today at 1 pm

UFV’s women’s soccer team is on the ground in Quebec City, acclimatizing themselves at the start of a journey they hope will yield the program’s first Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) national championship. The Canada West silver medalists held their first practice at TELUS-UL Stadium on Tuesday afternoon, in advance of the CIS national tournament hosted […]

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Carolan recognized for special Cascadia-focused issue of writing journal

UFV English professor Trevor Carolan has been recognized for his work on a special Cascadia-focused issue of Manoa: A Pacific Journal of International writing. Cascadia: The Life and Breath of the World (issue 25:1 of Manoa), edited by Prof. Frank Stewart (University of Hawaii) and Dr. Trevor Carolan (University of the Fraser Valley, Canada), has […]

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