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Internet’s a-buzz with UFV graduate’s beer bottle résumé

A different kind of beer buzz just hit UFV graduate Brennan Gleason. Well ahead of graduating with UFV’s first Graphic and Digital Design class earlier this month, Gleason sent out a very unique résumé: his own home-brewed beer beautifully packaged as Résum-Ale. Holding four handsome bottles of 6.9-percent-alcohol beer, the packaging reads: “Visually pleasing, smooth […]

Passionate tale of love and courage, Dickens classic, and digital-age take on Shakespeare featured in UFV Season of Theatre

The University of the Fraser Valley’s Theatre department will once again challenge and engage audiences as it presents its 2014/15 Season of Theatre. Three exceptional plays have been chosen to inspire and entertain local audiences. All productions will be held in the performance theatre on the Chilliwack North campus, at the corner of Yale and […]

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Thousands graduate in 40th anniversary year at UFV Convocation

Convocation refers to a gathering together, and thousands did so on June 12 and 13 as the University of the Fraser Valley celebrated its graduates at three ceremonies at the Abbotsford Centre. Watch a video of our Convocation ceremonies here. More than 2,100 individuals graduated with more than 2,700 credentials this year, over the two […]

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Kusum Soni named UFV’s 2014 Betty Urquhart community service award winner

It’s Kusum Soni’s inclusive embrace that earned her this year’s Betty Urquhart community service award from the University of the Fraser Valley. In 1995, UFV renamed its community service award in honour of Betty Urquhart, who passed away that year. One of UFV’s first employees, Urquhart was commitment to building a strong relationship between UFV […]

Dr. Michael Gaetz, 2014 Research Excellence winner

Dr. Michael Gaetz recognized for community-based health research excellence

2014 UFV Research Excellence award winner Healthy bodies make for healthy minds and healthy communities. There are many opportunities in Fraser Valley communities to do scientific research focused on keeping the population healthy, raising healthier kids, and helping the elderly stay healthy longer through well-planned physical activity. That’s what Dr. Michael Gaetz of Chilliwack has […]