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Science Alumni included in the Top 40 UFV Alumni list

The list includes alumni who attended in the early days of Fraser Valley College in the 1970s, those who helped plan and shape the new degree programs during the university-college phase, and recent graduates. “When I look at this list, I am truly impressed by breadth, depth, and variety to be found in our alumni […]

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Science Grad School Workshop – Nov. 6

Spread the word! The Faculty of Science and the Science Advice Centre are hosting a FREE graduate school workshop for students in science fields. Guest speakers will discuss their experiences with graduate school and information on how and when to apply will be available. Grad School Workshop Thurs, Nov 6 5:30–7 pm Abby A264 Contact: […]

Earth’s new address: Laniakea, our home supercluster

Article taken from: Nature.com September 2014 The supercluster of galaxies that includes the Milky Way is 100 times bigger in volume and mass than previously thought, a team of astronomers says. They have mapped the enormous region and given it the name Laniakea — Hawaiian for ‘immeasurable heaven’. Watch Video: youtu.be/rENyyRwxpHo Galaxies tend to huddle […]

Physics Group at Convocation 2014

June 13, 2014 – After the Science Convocation Ceremony, the Physics group has a chance to mingle and say their farewells during the Science Celebration at the Abbotsford Sports and Entertainment complex.   Left to right: Allen McNabb, Jeff Chizma, Joss Ives, Tim Cooper, Alex Giles, Daljeet Dhaliwal, Alex Maslin, Derek Harnett, Colby Johanson, Brie […]

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UFV Biology Grads Participated in Canada’s Amazing Race

Congratulations to Sukhi and Jinder Atwal for your amazing achievements participating in this amazing opportunity. ———————- Related Articles: Sept 17, 2014 – CTV ‘The Social’ – Five questions with Sukhi and Jinder Watch full episodes on CTV —- Twitter Feeds: twitter.com/SukhiAtwal2 twitter.com/jinderatwal —- Sept 10, 2014 – Atwal Siblings win another ‘Amazing Race’ leg! TORONTO […]

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greenSPEAK seminar- Sept 25 – Silvia Grace Borda

Time: 1:00pm (Bring your lunch) Date: Thursday, Sept 25th, 2014 Place: Abbotsford Campus, A225/226 ————————————————————- Sylvia Grace Borda She is an artist working within and around the media of photography and film, exploring and merging their social, technical, and conceptual possibilities. Borda is a pioneer known for creating unconventional or multi-dimensional portraits of her subjects […]

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Pat Harrison featured in BC Outdoor Recreation report

Profile of an outdoor activist: Pat Harrison – by Dave King Pat Harrison never intended to become an environmental advocate. He was born in Los Angeles and subsequently lived in Wisconsin and Montana. He attended high school and university in Montana. After university, he entered the US Army in 1968 and served as a helicopter […]

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Science represented in London – LIYSF ’14

2014 London International Youth Science Forum Etienne Dreyer represented Science well at this year’s Forum. Some topics discussed: “Is it ethical to use embryonic when we can now use adult stem cells in research?” “Should scientists specialize earlier or be generalists?” “Is it ethical to induct patients into clinical trials for new drugs when they […]

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