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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 […]

Catch Cascades basketball teams on CanadaWest.TV this weekend

You may not be able to travel to Saskatchewan (Saskatoon for the men; Regina for the women) to catch your basketball Cascades in action this week, but you can watch them on your computer thanks to the wonders of the internet. Catch the Cascades on CanadaWest.TV The UFV Cascades men’s and women’s basketball teams Canada […]

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 […]

Epic weekend for UFV Athletics as three teams qualify for next round of playoffs

It was an unforgettable weekend for UFV Athletics as the men’s and women’s basketball teams advanced to CIS Canada West Final Four action after winning quarterfinal best-of-three series at home, and the women’s volleyball team qualified for the CCAA national championship with a silver medal at the PacWest regional championship. Cascades Men’s Basketball:  Cascades win […]

Studying abroad — in beautiful Poland

  Arts student Renée Hartwig is taking advantage of UFV’s exchange agreement with the University of Arts Poznan (Uniwersytet Artystyczny w Poznaniu) to spend a semester abroad studying in Poland. Here she is in Poznan (at the old market). Instructor Aleksandra Idzior and UFV International helped arrange a memorandum of understanding between our two universities […]

Necessary Journeys explores the art of storytelling and adventure

From migrating with a herd of caribou, to trekking across the country with their two-year-old son, a Canadian couple will be sharing their stories of adventure with an audience at the University of the Fraser Valley next week. Park ranger and writer Karsten Heuer and filmmaker Leanne Allison will be speaking about their unique experiences […]

Program moves and transitions related to the Canada Education Park

  In a few months’ time, UFV will begin a very exciting move into the new facilities at the Canada Education Park in Chilliwack. As we prepare for this move, Provost and VP Academic Eric Davis has been working with the Deans on a review of where we offer our programs. As President Mark Evered […]

Take a stand against bullying by wearing pink on Wed, Feb 29

Take a stand against bullying by wearing PINK on Feb 29. On Wed, Feb 29  from 10 am-1 pm in Alumni Hall, the Social Work Student Association will have Bullying Stops Here t-shirts, bracelets, and treats available for purchase. Resources on bullying will also be available. Prior to the day, purchase your Bullying Stops Here […]

UFV hosts Learning Outcomes Project open house

Nearly 100 participants helped outline the knowledge, skills, abilities and values that every UFV student should develop – from communication skills to environmental awareness. University staff, faculty, and students were joined by community members at UFV’s Institutional Learning Outcomes open house on Thursday afternoon in Abbotsford to have their input on the subject. “It was […]

UFV Chandigarh hosts second annual Terry Fox Run

UFV students are keeping the spirit of Terry Fox alive, worldwide. Recently, more than 50 UFV students at the UFV campus in Chandigarh, India visited over 30 schools to talk about Terry Fox and the Terry Fox Foundation. The students were promoting the second annual Terry Fox Run in Chandigarh — an event that drew […]