Muffins for Malaria — Mar 5

Culinary Arts and Agriculture students and their instructors are teaming up for a bake sale featuring delicious baked treats and an education fair to raise awareness and funds for bed nets to prevent malaria. Malaria is a mosquito-vectored disease that is the #1 killer of children in the world. Bed nets save lives. Wed, March … Read more

2014 Pink Shirt Day — Feb 26

Please show your support in an effort to stop bullying during Pink Shirt Day 2014 on Wed, February 26 by wearing pink (official Pink Shirt Day t-shirts and wristbands can be purchased from Nancy in Human Resources). Visit our booth in the Alumni Hall (Abby Building B — Foyer) on between 9:30 am and  4 … Read more

Canadian Writers Series at UFV — Feb 24

Canadian Writers Series at UFV Mon, Feb 24 12:30–2 pm Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies, Abbotsford campus UFV’s 2014 Writer-in-Residence, Daniela Elza, in collaboration with the ESA and the English and Creative Writing department, is organizing three readings — the first of which will feature Chris Gilpin, John Carroll, and Hilary Turner. There will be also be … Read more

Math Club talk on ‘Flipping your Class’ — Feb 19

Anna Kuczynska and Judy Larsen (Math and Stats & UUP) will talk about opportunities for the development of a student-centred classroom environment conducive to autonomous learning, engagement with material, and critical thinking. Wed, Feb 19 4:45 pm Abby D215. All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend. http://blogs.ufv.ca/science/2014/02/12/flipping-your-math-class-feb-19th/ For more information, contact Eugene Yablonski … Read more

International Women’s Day & One Billion Rising — March 8

The Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies celebrates the One Billion Rising campaign and International Women’s Day with one big event at Abbotsford’s Thunderbird Plaza (by the Clearbrook library and the Reach Gallery Museum) with a film screening and a keynote address. Running Sat, March 8 from 11 am – 3 pm, the event is free but … Read more

Scholarly Sharing Initiative — Feb 26

Come join us in the Scholarly Sharing Initiative this month as we discuss two projects with implications for writing and publishing. Wed, Feb 26 1:15–2:45 pm Abby U-House Delicious lunch provided Hilary Turner, English — Very strange bedfellows: John Bunyan and Alison Bechdel as autobiographers What could a jailed 17th-century dissenting preacher possibly have in … Read more

Sustainability focus group

This is an initial interest notice. If you are passionate about sustainable living and feel that UFV could do more in terms of being sustainable, then come and make your voice heard. The purpose of this focus group is to address the current state of UFV’s sustainable environment and come up with possible solutions on … Read more

Research seminar on equity effects from mandatory IFRS adoption — Feb 25

The next research seminar runs Tues, Feb 25 with Dr. Raymond Leung of UFV’s School of Business. Tues, Feb 25 2:30 Abby D117 The focus will be cost of equity effects from mandatory IFRS adoption: the importance of reporting incentives. Many countries have adopted International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) mandatorily mainly because IFRS may be … Read more

Metis Day awareness — Feb 19

Metis Day awareness runs Wed, Feb 19 from 11 am-3 pm inside the Aboriginal Gathering Place on the Chilliwack campus at CEP (A1457) Agenda: 11 am Welcome: Metis elder Rene Inkster Song: Eddie Gardner/Theresa Neel 11:15 am Metis history/sash/flag: Metis elder Rene Inkster 12:15 pm Lunch — hamburger soup, oven bannock 1:15 pm Entertainment (jigging) … Read more

They’re Not Scary documentary at CEP — Feb 20

The documentary ‘They’re not Scary: An Intergenerational Dance Project’ will be screened at the CEP campus on Thurs, Feb. 20 at 6 pm in the black box theatre (A2106). The film looks at a research project conducted by faculty members Dr. Michael Gaetz of Kinesiology and Shelley Canning of Nursing where a group of Mission … Read more