Newman to read from Lost Feast Jan 21 at UFV

If you could go back in time, what would you do? Food expert Lenore Newman would travel to ancient Rome and try silphium. It’s an herb that was “loved to death” by the Romans, and it’s not the only vanished victual featured in Lost Feast, Newman’s new book about extinct animals and plants that were […]

Sto:lo ceremony officially opens Building K

UFV’s newest building was formally opened on January 10 with a ceremony grounded in Sto:lo cultural traditions. Building K, the former Phoenix restaurant and Finnegan’s pub that UFV purchased from the Esposito family in 2018, has been transformed into a classroom and lab complex after a major renovation. A total of 10 classrooms, two drop-in […]

UFV flags at half-mast in recognition of plane crash victims

All flags at UFV campuses have been lowered to half-mast today, Wednesday, January 8 until sunset, Sunday, January 12. further notice in recognition and remembrance of the tragic loss of Flight PS752 travelling between Tehran, Iran and Kyiv, Ukraine. There has been significant loss of life, including from other Canadian universities, and UFV extends our […]

2019 a year of transformation at UFV

Engaging learners, transforming lives, building community. That’s the new mission statement the University of the Fraser Valley adopted in mid-2019. Looking back on the year, UFV achieved success in all three mission categories. Highlights of 2019 More than 2,400 credentials were awarded at Convocation ceremonies in June. Top student medal winners were Matthew Harty, Leanne […]

Make a Difference campaign generates $14,175

Thank you to all employees who participated or gave to the Make a Difference Campaign. Together, we raised $4,725 for UFV students in need. These funds were matched by generous donors, which means we tripled the initial amount and raised a total of $14,175! And congratulations to the winners of the third and final draw: […]

Better-than-OK Boomers strengthen bodies and connections through UFV Kinesiology testing

Bridging the gap between Boomers and Generation Z was a stretch — literally – when 35 Kinesiology members put nine ElderCollege seniors through their paces, all in the name of interpersonal experiential learning at UFV’s Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park. The collaboration launched after Dr. Jason Brandenburg decided his KIN 462 class (Advanced Exercise […]