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 […]

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‘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 […]


Work-Study Position in Chemistry W2017

We are looking for a student to prepare a number of short first year laboratory technique videos; these videos will be included in our online courses.  The position will be available for the Winter 2017 semester. List of tasks to be performed: Mastery of chemical techniques Script-writing Video recording Video editing Qualifications: Completion of UFV […]


APEG-BC/EIT Info Session with Jason Ong – Nov 24, 2016

The Physics Student Association has invited Jason Ong APEG-BC Manager of Member-In-Training Programs to speak about the process of registering as an EIT. He will be giving advice to students who hope to become engineers. This is an exciting opportunity to network with APEG-BC members and learn how to become an engineer. When: Thursday, November […]


Sweater Week — Nov 14 -18

Wear a sweater, win a prize! For the week of November 14-18, you have the chance of winning daily prizes by posting selfies of you wearing a sweater and participating in our annual Sweater Week. As we dive into the cooler months, we increase the use of heating in our buildings. This can be a […]


Biology cozies up with some fuzzy friends

Brent Bailey from UFV’s Department of Agriculture recently took some Biology ‘peeps’ on a barn and greenhouse tour of our state-of-the-art agriculture facility in Chilliwack. Fabiola Rojas, Shawna Dyck, Allan Arndt and Justin Lee even happened to make a few new friends. The Centre features a 783 m2 barn including livestock, milking, poultry and swine […]


Math Mania visits Sandy Hill Elementary School

Math Mania kicked off their year at Abbotsford’s Sandy Hill Elementary School on October 5, 2016. Math faculty Ian Affleck, Ben Vanderlei, Stan Manu, Cindy Loten and Karin Loots in addition to 25+ UFV student volunteers provided a fun filled evening to a packed gymnasium. Each table provided different games and puzzles to intrigue parents […]


David Sivak from Simon Fraser University talks Physics

Last night the Physics Student Association welcomed biophysicist, Dr. David Sivak from Simon Fraser University. His talk focused on molecular machines using mitochondrial ATP synthase as a model and manipulating them to study their function. He also shared the interesting research that is being done in his lab [The Sivak Group] … such as attaching […]