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Blakeborough goes under the razor for MACS and charity

Call it taking one for the team. Professor Darren Blakeborough of Social, Cultural, and Media Studies was the ultimate good sport, and subjected himself to Daylight SHAVINGS Time, a fundraiser for the Devon Clifford Foundation (which supports community music initiatives). On March 12 at AfterMath, there was a draw for the privilege of shaving Darren’s […]

Nursing students hold bake sale for Belize

UFV’s nursing students hosted a bake sale on the Chilliwack campus on Monday afternoon. The event was a fundraiser for their trip to Belize in May. From Saturday, May 5-Sunday, May 20, the group will be in Belize City, touring clinical facilities, attending the International Nurses Day Conference, and working within the community. This will […]

UFV welding students making dock for Harrison Lake

The welding students at UFV’s Trades and Technology Centre are working on a project that will soon be moved to Harrison Lake. Since late February, they have been putting together a 40 ft dock which will be transported to the lake. Instructor Sheldon Frank estimates the project will take approximately two months, and should be […]

Delightful romantic comedy As You Like It returns to UFV stage.

This year’s UFV Theatre Shakespeare production will be the delightful romantic comedy As You Like It. Such is its endearing popularity, that this is the third time it has been produced by the department: once in 1984 and again in 1998, both productions generating excellent feedback and positive audience reaction. Veteran UFV theatre professor Ian […]

Cascades playoff action — men’s basketball & women’s volleyball at nats; women’s basketball fighting to get there.

Three UFV athletic teams are involved in playoff action this weekend. The women’s volleyball team is playing in the national collegiate championships in Nanaimo, starting today (Thursday). The men’s basketball team plays in the Final Eight national tournament starting tomorrow (Friday) and the women’s basketball team plays for its life in a regional four-team tournament […]

UFV students launch new assocation to celebrate diversity

This month, UFV students launched a brand new association to celebrate diversity at UFV. The newly minted International Student Association (ISA) aims to promote internationalization on campus and enrich students’ learning and living experience by creating opportunities to socialize in an inclusive environment. The latest addition to UFV’s growing roster of more than fifty clubs […]

Sodexo Canada honours UFV Cascades basketball programs

Sodexo Canada and the UFV Cascades department of athletics are proud to introduce the Cascade basketball cupcake!  The cupcake will be on sale at the Abbotsford Cascade Café located on the Abbotsford campus. Sodexo is honouring the UFV Cascades men’s basketball team for qualifying for the 2012 CIS Final 8 national championship tournament, in Halifax, […]

Come out and network at UFV Career Fair March 7

It’s all about making connections. UFV will be hosting its annual career fair on Wednesday, March 7, and organizer So Jeon of the UFV Career Centre is inviting students to expand their horizons when thinking about potential employers. “We really want students to visit a variety of companies and organizations as they tour the booths […]

Birds living in social communes subject of next UFV lecture

It takes a village to raise a child, goes the popular saying. Well, it takes a non-monogamous group of communist birds to raise a smooth-billed ani (a species of large bird in the cuckoo family). UFV biologist Greg Schmaltz is interested in the intimate details of the smooth-billed ani community, and will be revealing some […]

Living and working in Yarrow’s Ecovillage

Did you know that there is a cutting-edge, pioneering group of folks in the Fraser Valley who earn an A grade in sustainability? The Yarrow Ecovillage, nestled between Abbotsford and Chilliwack, is one such sustainable community. Next week, Cher King-Scobie will be talking about her experiences living and working in an ecovillage environment. This presentation […]