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Introduction to Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Workshop — Mar 1

Join the Introduction to Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Workshop, facilitated by Robin Pittman Blackboard Collaborate (web conferencing) will be moving to the Ultra experience, a fully browser-based, modern, and intuitive interface. Use Ultra for Virtual Classroom, office hours, tutoring and mentoring sessions, and departmental meetings. Participants in this workshop will get a solid foundation, enabling them […]

Ignite Innovation Series — Makermagnetism with Carey Britton — Mar 2

UFV Teaching and Learning IGNITE INNOVATION SERIES This spring UFV faculty shine as they present the Ignite Innovation Series Faculty are all pioneers in their own way by bringing innovation active teaching and learning practices in their classroom. This Ignite Series promotes the sharing of these practices for the benefit of UFV’s greater learning community. […]

Long Night Against Procrastination — Chilliwack March 7

Papers are due! Finals are coming, but panic is NOT setting in! You are calm and relaxed because you are getting a jump start on your preparation to avoid all of that last minute cramming. Come alone, bring a friend, or sign up as a group! Peer Tutors ~ De-Stress Room ~ Games ~ Citation […]

Long Night Against Procrastination — Abbotsford March 7

Papers are due! Finals are coming, but panic is NOT setting in! You are calm and relaxed because you are getting a jump start on your preparation to avoid all of that last minute cramming. Come alone, bring a friend, or sign up as a group! Peer Tutors ~ De-Stress Room ~ Games ~ Citation […]

Suds & Spuds: UFV Graphic + Digital Design Pub Night Fundraiser

Join the Graphic + Digital Design students for a bite at Townhall Abbotsford! Our fun-filled night will raise funds for our upcoming portfolio show and will include: Burger, fries and a drink (included with admission). Vegetarian options are also available. Door prizes! Chances to win big at our 50/50 draw and silent auction! Invite your […]

Crafting for Wellness

Come by and visit the Cascade Collegium in the Student Union Building (S2102a) between 1-4 pm on Wednesdays to craft for wellness! Full details available in myCampusLife. Log in today at myCampusLife.ufv.ca MyCampusLife is your way to connect with other students, events, and opportunities on campus. With myCampusLife, you can: Find out about fun social […]

Yoga 4 Self Care (Abbotsford)

Come participate in a mind-body practice that combines yoga postures, movements, and breathing techniques to help you reduce stress, increase your energy and allow you an opportunity to take some “me” time. Full details available in myCampusLife. Log in today at myCampusLife.ufv.ca MyCampusLife is your way to connect with other students, events, and opportunities on […]

Getting it Into Print: The Nuts and Bolts of Submitting to Magazines

Join our 2018 Writer in Residence Billeh Nickerson at this publishing workshop. The event is open to students, staff, faculty, and community at large. Tue, Mar 6 noon-1 pm Abby B121 The Writer-in-Residence positon is supported by the Kuldip Gill Fellowship For more information, contact Andrea MacPherson at andrea.macpherson@ufv.ca 03/07/2018

Dance Fit classes on campus

Want a fun way to get your daily physical activity? Come try Dance Fit! Suitable for all levels, no dance experience required. Yoga/fitness mat required for core/leg/glute exercises; towel and water bottle recommended. Full details available in myCampusLife. Log in today at myCampusLife.ufv.ca MyCampusLife is your way to connect with other students, events, and opportunities […]

Poetry Now: a lecture with Miriam Nichols — Mar 21

Please join 2017 Research Excellence award recipient Miriam Nichols, a member of the English department, for a lecture on: Poetry Now: Memory, Measure, and Meaning for the 21st Century “. . . folks expect of the poet to indicate more than the beauty and dignity which always attach to dumb real objects . . . […]

Chinese & Lunar New Year — Feb 20

Join Modern Languages and UFV International as we celebrate the upcoming Chinese and Lunar new year! Enjoy cultural music, dancing, food, and exciting activities with us in the Global Lounge. All are welcome! Tue, Feb 20 4-7 pm Global Lounge, B223 For more information, contact Rachael Kopp at rachael.kopp@ufv.ca 02/21/2018

Live Webinar — Post-Secondary Partnerships & Entrepreneurial Skills Development — Feb 23

Post-secondary students make up Canada’s largest source of new talent. Unfortunately, Canadian grads are experiencing high unemployment rates and gaps in skill-sets, citing a lack of experience as a main barrier to employment. Webinar Highlights To combat these issues, Enactus Canada operates this country’s largest post-secondary experiential learning platform. Enactus Canada challenges university and college […]

Student Research Day — April 5

UFV Student Research Day Thurs, April 5 11:30 am–12:30 pm Microlectures 12:30–2:30 pm Poster Presentations Microlectures 11:30 am – Micro lectures in the Spirit Bear Café, A Building, Abbotsford campus. Take the stage and share your research experiences in a high-speed 2-minute lecture. UFV Students only. How do I register for the Microlectures? Fill out […]

Chinese and Lunar new year — Feb 20

Join Modern Languages and UFV International as we celebrate the Chinese and Lunar new year! Enjoy music and dancing, and try exciting cultural activities such as paper cutting, Mah Jong, calligraphy, and food tasting. Tue, Feb 20 4-7 pm Global Lounge,Abby B223 For more information, contact Ghizlane Laghzaoui at ghizlane.laghzaoui@ufv.ca 02/21/2018

UFV Sustainability Case Competition — March 9

Solve a real-world sustainability challenge and present your solutions to a panel of influential business leaders in the community — win $1,000! The case competition is open to all UFV students and will address a sustainable problem focused on the Fraser Valley region. Register your team by March 2, 2018 to compete for $1,000! https://www.ufv.ca/SCC2018 […]

Shakespeare Names/Sto:lo Memoryscapes — March 8

Please join us for presentations and conversations about Shakespeare Names/Sto:lo Memoryscapes, with members of the Oecologies research group, Vin Nardizzi (UBC English), Patriticia Badir (UBC English), Keith Thor Carlson (U of Saskatchewan), and Sonny McHalsie (Naxaxahalts’i).  What was the history of the naming of the Kettle Valley Railway stops and the Othello tunnels, and how […]

Uniglobe travel information sessions: Feb 26 and 28

Recently we announced that the BC Public Post-Secondary Purchasing Consortium has chosen Uniglobe One Travel as a selected travel partner based on service, savings opportunities, technology efficiencies, and traveler support. Uniglobe One Travel will provide all travel and travel management services for the university. The Uniglobe travel information sessions will be held as follows: Abbotsford […]

Child and Youth Care — LGBTQ Panel Feb 27

Child and Youth Care students are hosting a LGBTQ panel. Come and join the conversation on connecting community. Tue, Feb 27 – Tue, Feb 27 6 – 7:30 pm Auditorium B building Abbotsford Campus For more information, contact Cassie Labbe at labbecassie1@gmail.com 02/28/2018

College Pension Plan “Approaching Retirement” Workshop

Thu, Mar 22 9 – 11 am Room B121 Abbotsford Campus As members of the College Pension Plan, faculty and administrators, are invited to attend an “Approaching Retirement” Workshop presented by the BC Pension Corporation on Thursday, March 22 at 9 am in Room B121 on the Abbotsford campus. Members of the plan within five […]

HORIZONS — Photography, paintings and video installation

Photography, paintings and video installation. Based on an exhibition held in Jan 2017 at the University of Fine Arts in Poznań, in Poland. This work is about the ambiguous and multifaceted connections we have to our environment in the context of perception, experience and memory. Tue, Feb 6 – Mon, Feb 26 10 am – […]

UFV Faculty Microlectures — Feb 20

2018 Faculty Microlectures • Tues, Feb 20 • Location: Abbotsford Campus – Road Runner Cafe • Time: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm • Deadline to register: Feb 12 What it looks like. Researchers take the stage one after the other for a maximum of two minutes to speak about the exciting findings and implications of […]

Learning through Peer Teaching — Ignite Innovation Series — Mar 22

Ignite Innovation Series UFV is celebrating several of its teaching and learning innovators through its new IGNITE series. With themes of active learning, moving to online, and embodied pedagogy, these faculty members are sharing their experiences and expertise. Learn with your peers – support your colleagues. If you attend all the sessions, you will receive […]

Faculty of Science Dean’s Seminar Series with Dr. Lucy Lee — Feb 20

Dr. Lee has devoted 35 years to fish cell line development and in this presentation, she will recap her past work, present research projects and a fascinating future for fish invitromatics. Tue, Feb 20 1:30- 2:30 pm Abby B101 http://blogs.ufv.ca/science/2018/02/01/lucy-lee/ For more information, contact Caroline Majeau at caroline.majeau@ufv.ca 02/21/2018

Mindfulness Core Concepts with Dr. Evan Collins — Feb 13

This is a special training event for people interested in becoming mindfulness teachers or practitioners or just to learn more. There is a discounted rate for the UFV faculty, students and staff ($125) vs. general public ($336). You can register in the Event Tickets section of the UFV Bookstore. It is led by Dr. Collins, […]

Ignite Innovation Series — Makermagnetism — Feb 23

  UFV is celebrating several of its teaching and learning innovators through its new IGNITE series. With themes of active learning, moving to online, and embodied pedagogy, these faculty members are sharing their experiences and expertise. Learn with your peers – support your colleagues. If you attend all the sessions, you will receive a letter […]