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Lenore Newman to speak on Wed, Feb 5 on impact of ALR over past 40 years

What would the Lower Mainland look like today if it wasn’t for the Agricultural Land Reserve? As the provincial Agricultural Land Commission marks its 40th anniversary this year, it’s a question worth considering. The ALC, an independent provincial agency with a mandate of identifying and protecting agricultural land by acting as a steward of the […]

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UFV biology student making connections and a future through co-op program

  Students at UFV ‘make’ many things, from dresses to buildings to gourmet concoctions, in programs such as fashion design, carpentry, and culinary arts. But students who enroll in the co-operative education option, including biology major Brandon Wood, also make money and important career connections. As his co-op tenure with the BC Ministry of Agriculture […]

Evered on a whirlwind tour of China to meet partners

UFV president Mark Evered, and Yajing Betty Wang, UFV’s Manager of International Marketing, are touring China from January 12 to 22 to visit with community leaders, business executives, and officials from partner institutions. “We have a long history of fruitful partnerships and joint educational initiatives with leading Chinese universities,” says Evered. “We host more than […]

UFV welcomes Mother Heart of God author Trudy Beyak

Long-time Abbotsford News reporter Trudy Beyak will offer a unique look at the maternal side of religion while speaking about her new book, The Mother Heart of God, Unveiling the Mystery of the Father’s Maternal Love, at UFV on Monday, Jan. 20. After a near-death experience, Beyak, an award-winning journalist, pursued a spiritual investigation. With […]

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Evered’s term as UFV president extended to 2017

The University of the Fraser Valley’s Board of Governors has renewed Dr. Mark Evered’s term as president and vice-chancellor through to June 30, 2017. “The Board was unanimous in its decision to extend the president’s contract,” says Barry Delaney, chair of the UFV Board of Governors. “A survey of students, employees and community members reflected […]

Some of the graduates of the Bachelor of General Studies program offered by UFV in partnership with Nicola Valley Institute of Technology.

UFV and NVIT combine to offer “capstone” degree to addictions worker students

The University of the Fraser Valley has teamed up with the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology to enable participants in an NVIT diploma program to earn a Bachelor of General Studies degree. NVIT is a British Columbia public post-secondary institution governed by the Aboriginal community and serving primarily Aboriginal students. Graduates of the three-year Chemical […]


UFV and Chilliwack Chiefs sign agreement

The University of the Fraser Valley and the Chilliwack Chiefs Hockey Club have announced the creation of a new, mutually beneficial partnership that will see the two organizations work together on a series of initiatives. The partnership was formalized with an on-ice signing of a memorandum of agreement by UFV president Mark Evered and Chiefs […]


Age of Arousal — UFV Theatre presents lavish, sexy ensemble piece

UFV Theatre’s next presentation is Age of Arousal, a new play by Canadian theatre artist Linda Griffiths. The play’s unique script is “wildly inspired” by George Gissing‘s 1893 novel The Odd Women. Griffiths has written a lavish, sexy ensemble piece about the forbidden and gloriously liberated self. Set in the Victorian age, when women outnumber men […]