Student Volunteers needed for U-Join event!

Sustainable UFV will be participating at this year’s U-Join event held in the Great Hall of the SUB from 11am-3pm on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. They are looking for a few students who would be interested in helping them out. If you’re interested, please email Travis Gingerich your availability during the event, as well as […]

Interested in going to London, UK this Summer?

London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF) July 26 to August 9, 2017 UFV will send one Science student to London, UK summer 2017  (all expenses paid) to attend the annual London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF) http://www.liysf.org.uk/ Past representatives have included: Timothy Richards (2012), Andrew Alexander (2013), Etienne Dreyer (2014), Kevin Kobes (2015) and Vivienne […]

It’s holiday time in the Chemis’tree’ Department!

OH Chemistree … OH Chemistree … Be sure to check out the amazing holiday display located across from Room A388. This festive window display was put together by some of our talented chemistry staff! The radiant “beaker tree” stands among beautiful crystal made snowflakes and an abundance of holiday cheer!          

Dr. Lucy Lee, Science Dean visits National University of Trujillo, Peru

Dr. Lucy Lee, Dean of the Faculty of Science at UFV and Dr. Niels Bols, Professor Emeritus from the University of Waterloo recently returned from a visit to the National University of Trujillo in Peru. They were welcomed by University President Orlando Gonzales Nieves, Academic Vice President Ruben Vera Véliz, and Dean of the Faculty […]

West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference April 22, 2017

The 42nd Annual West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference (WCBSURC) will take place on April 22, 2017 at Santa Clara University in California. This one day Conference is for undergraduate biology, biochemistry and bio-engineering researchers and their faculty mentors. > Abstract Submissions due by March 17, 2016 > Registration will close on April 14, […]

What do robotic arms, fetch bots, heart beat monitors and guitar amps have in common? The UFV Mechatronics Program!

On December 5, 2016 Professor Tim Cooper‘s Physics 111 Mechanics class welcomed a few of Professor Lin Long‘s students in the Engineering Physics Diploma/Mechatronics program. The students displayed their course projects from ENPH 310 Analog Electronics and ENPH 320 Digital Electronics. Jap Gill demonstrating his Robotic Arm which has been programed to pick up specific […]

Dr. Joslynn Lee from New York’s Cold Springs Harbor Lab visits UFV

The Faculty of Science and the Indigenous Affairs Office at UFV welcomed Dr. Joslynn Lee from the DNA Learning Center at the Cold Springs Harbor Lab in New York November 30, 2016. She attended the Winter Solstice Lunch hosted by the ISC staff and elders with Dr. Lucy Lee, Dean of the Faculty of Science […]

‘Introduction to Ecology’ students showcase their service-learning

On Monday, November 21st our ecology students presented exhibits that showcased their experience working for local environmental organizations and citizen science projects. The students have been instrumental in helping organizations such as the Fraser Valley Watershed Coalition, and the Metro Vancouver Ecological Restoration Team to complete their fall restoration activities.  For many students, this experience […]