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3rd Annual Science Open House – Call for Volunteers

3rd Annual Science Open House As you may or may not be aware, we are organizing the 3rd annual Science Open House, which will be open to our community industry partners as well as to our UFV community at large. Event details: April 14th, 2015 5  pm B121 and select Science labs This open house […]

The New Science of Nutrition – Apr. 7

The New Science of Nutrition: How I lost 27 pounds Dr. David. G. Harper Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education | Faculty of Health Sciences Tuesday, April 7, 2015 UFV Abbotsford Theatre (B101) 5:00 p.m.   This will be a one-hour presentation followed by Q&A. The science of nutrition is undergoing a paradigm shift. The long-held conventional […]

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greenSpeak Seminar – Mar. 26

The UFV Centre for Sustainability greenSPEAK Seminar series, in conjunction with the Department of Geography and the Environment Discovery Series, present: Garry Fehr, PhD, discussing his research on deforestation and the challenges posed by it. Thurs, March 26 1pm Abby A413

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Hockey Game Open to All Students, Staff, and Faculty – Mar. 20

Release some stress and beat your profs during a casual ice hockey game! Friday, March 20th 4:00-5:15 at Matsqui Recreation Centre (3106 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford). Co-ed and non-contact. Students, Staff, and Faculty welcome! Please contact Allan Arndt ( if you would like to join the fun!

Pat Harrison Interviewed by Georgia Straight

The movie Wild (and the book that inspired it) has focused attention on long-distance hiking. Biology lab instructor Pat Harrison is president of  both Hike Canada and Hike B.C. In that role, he coordinates work on the National Hiking Trail, a project that would link existing single-track and heritage footpaths, stretching 10,000 kilometres, from Port […]

Analysis of Randomized Algorithms – Talk on Mar. 19

Analysis of Randomized Algorithms: A talk by Petra Berenbrink, Associate Professor of Computing Science at SFU Thursday, March 19 2:30 – 4:00 pm A310 on the Abbotsford UFV campus Dr. Petra Berenbrink will present several randomized graph-based algorithms. The first algorithm is a random walk process on a graph. Here we analyse the so-called cover time […]

Environmental Careers Networking Event-Mar. 19

Faculty and staff play critical roles in the fostering the success of our students in school and in the job market. Hear how some of recent alumni parlayed undergraduate success into careers in environmental fields, and hear what recommendations they would give to current students and faculty about making the leap! When: Doors open at 12.30pm […]

Job Opportunity – Summer Camp Facilitators

We are looking for Science Rocks! Summer Camp Facilitators Applications now closed. Science Rocks! is a series of summer day camps for students in grades 4, 5 and 6. The camps are held for four weeks at the UFV Abbotsford campus and two more weeks at CEP in Chilliwack. Position dates: Monday – Friday, June 29th to […]

Big Bang @ Aftermath

4th Annual Big Bang Friday, March 13 5:00-11:30 pm at Aftermath Live band performances, awesome and nerdtastic prizes, games, and so much more! All ages and free admission! Students, staff, and faculty are welcome. Don’t forget to invite your friends! Hosted by the PSA, BCSA, and CSA in association with SUS. For more information, visit the […]

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greenSpeak Seminar Series – Mar. 12

greenSPEAK Seminar Series in conjunction with the Department of Geography and the Environment Discovery Series present: Dean Lucy Lee’s presentation on The Sustainability in the face of a Megathrust earthquake: Lessons from the 1970 Peruvian earthquake Dr. Lucy Lee will speak on her experience in surviving the 1970 Peruvian earthquake, one of the deadliest earthquakes ever recorded, and […]