UFV provides $224,000 in support of IYAQÁWTXW: House of Transformation initiatives

The University of the Fraser Valley is investing $224,000 to support 30 projects developed by the UFV community aimed at implementing the University’s integrated strategic plan: IYAQÁWTXW: House of Transformation. A total of 38 proposals were submitted in response to the Provost’s call for funding from the Strategic Initiatives Fund. Funding was open to any […]

Mission campus to host new Centre of Excellence for Children, Youth, and Families

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) and the City of Mission are very pleased to announce that the UFV Mission campus at Heritage Park Centre will become a new Centre of Excellence for Children, Youth, and Families. The Centre will host a mixture of academic programming, research, scholarly activity, and outreach programs relating to […]

Kin student learns that there’s more to research than looking through a microscope

Research is just looking through a microscope, right? Katrina Frankenberger, a fourth-year kinesiology student with an extended minor in psychology, fell prey to this misconception when her first research opportunity presented itself. “I always thought of research as looking at something through a microscope. I now know that is really narrow-minded but it’s what we […]

South Asian Studies Institute receives Heritage Defender award

UFV’s South Asian Studies Institute (SASI) has been recognized for its contribution to heritage preservation in British Columbia. SASI received the Heritage Defender award on October 15 at the 11th annual Darpan Extraordinary Achievement Awards. Satwinder Bains, director of SASI, accepted the award on behalf of SASI and the university. “The Heritage Defender award recognizes […]

ShakeOut BC drill runs Thurs Oct 21 @ 10:21 am

UFV is encouraging all students, staff, and faculty to participate in the Great British Columbia ShakeOut earthquake drill on Thursday, October 21 at 10:21 am. It’s important to adapt this emergency skill to your environment, and practice in a COVID-safe way, be that on campus, or offsite. During ShakeOut, UFV also tests the UFV Alert emergency notification system. […]

Agriculture practicums give students a fresh lens on their career aspirations

Name an animal, any animal. Chances are, you could have found them at Pandora Ferguson’s 10-acre family farm, growing up in Bridge Lake, just outside 100 Mile House, BC, a remote town six hours north of Vancouver. “Horses, a corral, cows, pigs, sheep, duck, geese, chickens, rabbits, like everything,” said Ferguson. “And to be honest, […]