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New UFV Clearbrook centre hosts Continuing Studies, ABT, and other programs

If you take a Continuing Studies course from the University of the Fraser Valley in Abbotsford, chances are that it will be at UFV’s newest location. UFV Continuing Studies has moved from the Marshall Road annex to a newly renovated space on the bottom floor of the Clearbrook library. The Clearbrook centre provides 15,000 square […]

UFV Culinary Arts students round out their repertoire with Rivers Dining Room

UFV Culinary Arts students are broadening their cooking repertoire with a new initiative at UFV.  They’ve already mastered lunch-time fare; now they’re looking to hone their fine dining skills. Next week, Rivers Dining Room will be opening its doors to the public for dinner on Tuesday and Wednesday nights through to May. Located at UFV’s […]

UFV presents talk on the finite resources of the earth

Are there limits to growth? Is humankind’s endless drive to continually expand going to hit a wall? Dr. Pat Walden, a scientist researcher associated with the TRIUMF centre at the University of British Columbia will visit the University of the Fraser Valley this week to address this topic. Walden will speak in the main lecture […]

Chilliwack’s new campus at the Canada Education Park

Chilliwack’s new campus at the Canada Education Park is set to open in May 2012. UFV Today bloggers were lucky enough to receive a tour recently so we could share an update with the rest of the UFV community. Check out our video and pictures.

UFV launches Data Analysis post-degree certificate

Have you ever wanted to work for Facebook, Twitter or Google? UFV is offering a new program to help students achieve that goal. Starting this fall, the Data Analysis post-degree certificate will provide students with a unique edge when entering the job market. The program will help students make sense of data — a skill […]

Indigenizing Our Academy: Voices from the Inside Out

Join students, faculty, staff, administrators and Indigenous people for a day of learning and sharing. The event will focus on learning about research, praxis and pedagogies, while sharing ideas, experiences and eloquent truths about Indigenizing Our Academy. There will be door prizes and refreshments. Thurs, Feb 2 8:30 am–4:30 pm B121, Abby Schedule of events: […]

Human Rights and the ‘War on Terror’

An event sponsored by the Faculty & Staff Association (Human Rights & International Solidarity) and the Race & Antiracism Network (RAN) this evening will explore human rights and the war on terror. Sunera Thobani: Imperialism, Feminism and the ‘War on Terror’ Through its definition of the West as endangered by the hatred and violence of […]

Davida Kidd to respond to those who question value of art

                                                  A Vancouver billboard questioning the social value of art inspired Davida Kidd to dive into her latest project. “Who Needs Art When You Have a View Like This!” was the […]

Crosstown rivalry goes big time: Cascades take on Trinity at AESC

  UFV men’s and women’s basketball teams take on their “down-the-freeway” rivals the TWU Spartan in the big house: Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre, this Sat, Jan 28       The UFV Cascades will host their “cross-Valley” rivals Trinity Western Spartans in Canada West basketball games at Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre this Saturday. […]

Dead Man’s Cell Phone held over at UFV Theatre

Due to several performance cancellations due to severe weather conditions, the production has been held over until Jan 29, with performances at 7:30 pm on Thurs, Fri, and Sat, Jan 26-28, and a 2 pm matinee on Sun, Jan 29. Contact 604-795-2814 or theatre@ufv.ca for tickets. (UFV employees note: the production features UFV English professor […]

UFV involved in community celebrations for would-be scientists of all ages

  Do you want to learn more about biology, geography, mathematics, physics, chemistry or perhaps agriculture and computer information systems? These are just a few of the UFV’s science-related activities and displays featured at the upcoming 2012 Community Science Celebration and Careers in Science events. UFV’s Faculty of Science and the UFV Alumni Association are […]

UFV presents speakers on the psychic landscape of contemporary colonialism

  The University of the Fraser Valley will be hosting two guest speakers presenting on the psychic landscape of contemporary colonialism. Taiaiake Alfred and Jeff Corntassel, both professors in indigenous governance from the University of Victoria, will be speaking on Wed, Jan 25, from 4 to 5:30 pm at University House (changed from room B121) […]