Vancouver TheatreSports League returns to UFV Theatre

UFV Theatre once again presents the Vancouver TheatreSports League. The professional improv group makes a much-anticipated return visit to the UFV Performance Theatre at UFV’s  Chilliwack North (Yale Road) campus at 45635 Yale Road, on Fri, Sept 19 at 7:30 pm. The annual presentation is a popular event for the UFV community and the general […]

Dr. Michael Gaetz of the Kinesiology and Physical Education department received the UFV Research Excellence award for 2014. Pictured with Gaetz (holding award) are UFV President Mark Evered; Adrienne Chan, Associate VP of Research, Engagement, and Graduate Studies; Provost and VP Academic Eric Davis; UFV Board of Governors Second Vice Chair Randy Bartsch; and Dean of Health Sciences Joanne MacLean.

Gaetz recognized for research excellence

Dr. Michael Gaetz of UFV’s Kinesiology and Physical Education department is the 2014 recipient of the UFV Research Excellence award. He was supposed to be recognized for research excellence in front of thousands at UFV’s annual convocation ceremonies. Ironically, Gaetz was away conducting research with the Canadian Navy at the time, and was unable to […]

Moms-to-be needed by UFV nursing students

If you’re a pregnant woman who will be having your baby between September and April, you’re in high demand by University of the Fraser Valley nursing students. Mothers-to-be in the Fraser Valley are once again invited to help a UFV nursing student learn about pregnancy and childbirth from the patient’s perspective. Women having their babies […]

UFV President Mark Evered with Chilliwack Economic Partners Corp. Brian Coombs (left) and BMO VP Mike Bonner (right) cut ribbon on new UFV Five Corners location in downtown Chilliwack.

UFV Five Corners opens in downtown Chilliwack

A new hub for post-secondary education is opening this fall as the University of the Fraser Valley’s newest facility. Located at Chilliwack’s historic Five Corners at 46115 Yale Road, the former Bank of Montreal branch now houses a classroom, computer lab, meeting rooms, and offices in the 7,000 sq ft space. UFV Five Corners will […]

UFV develops public portal for fire and police research

A new public safety search portal developed by the University of the Fraser Valley will help public-service decision-makers locate the information they need to make sound and justifiable decisions. Launched on August 1, 2014, the public-safety research portal provides public access to an extensive database of information about fire, police, drugs, and public safety. The […]

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BC Minister of Agriculture tours UFV Agriculture Centre of Excellence

UFV President and Vice-Chancellor Mark Evered, Chilliwack MLA John Martin, Chilliwack Economic Partners Corporation’s John Jansen along with UFV administrators and faculty were pleased to provide a tour of UFV’s new Agriculture Centre of Excellence (ACE) to BC’s Minister of Agriculture Norm Letnick on Thursday, August 21. The Centre is located at the Chilliwack campus […]

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Graphic design student receives honorable mention in national competition

Colton Floris, who recently completed first year of the Graphic and Digital Design program, received an honourable mention in the Applied Arts scholarship category of the Graphic Design national scholarship competition. Floris impressed the judges with “iMAGiNE” — an original interactive children’s book design and story. This project showcases exceptional writing, design, illustration and cross-platform media application. […]

New book by UFV authors reveals the key principles of police-based crime reduction

In the early 2000s, police agencies in British Columbia were forced to reimagine their approach to emerging crime problems. The traditional ways of responding and reacting were not as effective against the increase in gang activity, auto theft, drug production, and other crimes taking place throughout the province. In their new book, Eliminating Crime: The […]