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Dr. Irwin Cohen and Dr. Amy Prevost

Women in Policing topic of UFV alumni panel discussion Nov 19

Forty years ago it was rare to see a woman in a police uniform. And when you did, chances are she was in a skirt and kept her gun in her purse. Now women comprise 20 percent of all police officers in Canada. Women in policing have faced challenges along the way, and many have […]

Dr. Evan Wiens, alumni who went on to dental school.

UFV Top 40 alumni: Evan Wiens — Exhibiting altruism through dentistry

Dentist, husband, father, volunteer, globetrotter, Distinguished Young Alumni. And now, UFV Top 40 Alumni. It’s little wonder Dr. Evan Wiens is always smiling. UFV’s 2013 Distinguished Young Alumni award winner — reserved for a high achiever under the age of 35 — has been making an impact at every stage of his education and career. […]


UFV Top 40 Alumni: Adam Simpson — Humanitarian brings project management skills and leadership to the UN

Adam Simpson is a project management advisor for development and peacebuilding initiatives. He has worked extensively in conflict and post-conflict zones including the Congo, South Sudan, Myanmar, and Afghanistan, and currently oversees the Europe and Middle East regional portfolios of the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS). Adam is also experienced in strategic program […]