Dr. Catherine Hickson, a world-renowned volcanologist, returned to UFV with tales of witnessing and surviving the 1980 Mt. St. Helen’s eruption. Story and photos here. Students celebrated Holi in a very colourful way. Photos here.
Many at UFV will be saddened to hear of the passing of Ellen Dixon, who worked here for 12 years in a number of capacities. She passed away on March 9. Ellen started at UFV March, 1994, as an Auxiliary Learning Assistant in Adult Special Education. From September, 1996–June, 1997 she also worked an additional … Read more
UFV will be holding two public forums for all members of the UFV community to provide feedback to the Presidential Search Committee. Input will be sought on the development of search criteria and recommendations of candidates. These forums will be held on: Mon, April 4 Chilliwack campus at CEP: 10-11 am Aboriginal Gathering Place — … Read more
For those unable to attend the budget forums earlier this month, video from both the Abbotsford and Chilliwack forums is now available online. Please visit here to see the presentations by President Mark Evered and Chief Financial Officer Jackie Hogan. For more information, contact Kristi Mansley at email@example.com 04/22/2016
The UFV Faculty of Science blog featured Dr. Ben Vanderlei of Math and Stats in its latest Who’s Who in Science feature. Read more here.
UFV’s Student Life department, in partnership with Academic Advising and UFV International, has unveiled a new format for New Student Orientation (NSO). Students starting at UFV this September will be invited to attend a two-part orientation program. NSO Part I — Start Your Journey will introduce new students and their supporters to UFV’s academic expectations … Read more
A revised Admission (80) policy was approved at Senate on March 11, 2016. As part of the process, the following policies were rescinded: Change in Admission Requirements (87), Re-admission (91), and Program Waiting Lists (89). If you have questions, please contact at firstname.lastname@example.org 03/30/2016
Interested in community planning, communication design, and place making? Home for the summer (May/June) and interested in upper-level applied professional learning opportunity/course? This course will focus on applying elements of the U-District plan to site both on campus and, potentially, off campus. The technique of Tactical Urbanism is this year’s focus, a term used to … Read more
Some events at the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre to be aware of, as they affect traffic and parking congestion on and around campus. Mon, April 4, 7:30pm – Blue Man Group Wed, April 6, 7:30pm – The Price is Right Live Thurs, April 7, 7:30pm – ZZ Top Sat, April 9, 5:00pm – Jeff … Read more
Financial Aid and Awards Tips for April Registration for summer semester is underway. Remember to set aside $200 for your deposit – fee deferrals are not a given. Start preparing your scholarship and leadership applications – deadline is May 10. NOTE: The online applications are accessible through your MyUFV account. If you are applying for … Read more
Do you feel tension building in your shoulders? Do you have a strong desire to eat an entire bag of potato chips? Upcoming exams getting you down? It’s time to take a break! Stop by the Abbotsford campus library for a de-stressing event on Thursday, March 24th from noon to 3pm. Visit with the St. … Read more
As many people associated with UFV are aware, the University has launched a search for a new president to succeed Dr. Mark Evered, who plans to retire at the end of June, 2017. For ongoing information and announcements about the presidential search please visit the new Presidential Search blog here.
UFV welcomed internationally known peace and conflict scholar George Lopez to campus for the President’s Lecture Series on March 9. See photos here and Storify summary here. Members of the Port Coquitlam Garden Club visited UFV’s Agriculture Centre of Excellence and watched presentations by Tom Baumann and his horticulture students, including stories of how their … Read more
Darren Blakeborough, an assistant professor in Social, Cultural, and Media Studies, wrote a series of articles on homelessness-related issues for the Chilliwack Times recently. Blakeborough is the author and primary researcher of a Chilliwack Social Research and Planning Council commissioned report on homelessness and low-barrier housing. The report was presented to city council. It recommends … Read more
Agriculture professor Tom Baumann spoke to Abbotsford Learning Plus recently about how 2015 was the earliest year ever in recorded history for most fruit and vegetable crops. It was not an extremely hot year but summer started in March and went all the way to October. The challenges that growers faced to produce our locally … Read more