Caste, Diaspora and the Future: SASI Symposium — Dec 2

CASTE, DIASPORA AND THE FUTURE SASI Third Symposium The issue of caste has resurfaced as a determining marker of identity among the diasporic Indian community. It had always existed, albeit in obscure forms. However, in the recent decades it has taken a robust turn through cultural artefacts and rehashing of a caste pride in a … Read more

Adult Education minor info session — Nov 30

  Come explore the benefits of an Adult Education minor. Discover how an ADED minor will complement your major and your career goals. This session will cover: • Course requirements • Steps to take to declare • Other credentials in addition to the minor • Career options. Contact adulted@ufv.ca for your Zoom invitation or any … Read more

Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Times of Uncertainty — Nov 25

Though we are experiencing high levels of economic and technological uncertainty due to Covid-19, unique opportunities arise in periods of rapid change. Join Enactus UFV and the Esposito Family Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (EFCIE) for a free public talk on Wed, Nov 25 (11 am) as Dr. Jon Thomas shares insights on the entrepreneurial … Read more

COVID-19: The Second Wave and Your Mental Health Workshop (free recorded webinar)

Description: With the arrival of fall, government and health officials at federal, provincial, and regional levels have started, and in many cases, enacted, planning to minimize the complications and difficulties we face with the onset of a second wave of COVID-19. Organizations have endured challenges throughout the past several months and will continue to be … Read more

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women — Nov 25

–  Experiences of Domestic Violence among South Asian Communities in Boston, USA –  Human Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation in Nepal –  Menstruation Taboos for Women in Nepal Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/92287409639?pwd=ektCc3VhQjZuN21MYkpJd1NpRG4zQT09 Speakers Moderator Wed, Nov 25, 2020 5–6:30 p.m. (Vancouver, Canada) 2–3:30 a.m. (Barcelona, Spain) 6:45– 8:15 a.m. (Kathmandu, Nepal)   Meeting ID: 922 8740 9639 … Read more

Lunch & Learn (previously called Provost’s Brown Bag Lunch) — Nov 25

Grateful for the gift we’ve been given As an Indigenous educator, Shirley Hardman believes every person has a gift. Our gifts help us to be who we are. Shirley will talk about how we recognize this in post-secondary education. Wed, Nov 25 Noon to 1 pm Zoom: https://ufv-ca.zoom.us/j/69972047727?pwd=QmwxTm9oT2hUZ3R6TEhhNGN1NHVwUT09 NO RSVP required. For more information, contact … Read more

Climate Adaptation Research for BC Agriculture — 2020 Virtual Workshop — Dec 7-9

Join the BC Agricultural Climate Adaptation Research Network’s annual provincial workshop from December 7-9 for an excellent line up of speakers and opportunities for dialogue, collaboration and networking, including: – Applied research webinars for berry and vegetable producers covering pest management strategies, soil health, and innovative practices to adapt to and mitigate climate change – … Read more

National Career Month — November

UFV’s Centre for Experiential and Career Education and College of Arts present: National Career Month. The College of Arts has partnered with the Centre for Experiential and Career Education to facilitate a variety of initiatives and events centred around National Career Month in November 2020. Tune in to our social channels for career tips, articles, … Read more

Let’s Talk Diabetes — Nov 19

This diabetes awareness presentation will help you better understand diabetes. This session will provide diabetes information and guidance that people need to prevent, delay or manage diabetes well. Topics include: What is diabetes? Signs & symptoms Type of diabetes Healthy food choices Becoming more active Diabetes resources. Through this session, participants will benefit from: Increasing … Read more

Science Dean’s Seminar Series with Canadian Senator Rosa Galvez — Nov 12

“From Science to Politics: Why Canada Needs more Science in Parliament” Senator Galvez has provided a pre-recorded presentation which is now available to view here: https://youtu.be/E9iOsrQZqXI . On Nov 12 we will be hosting a LIVE Question and Answer period with Her Honour via Zoom. *Registration is required, please email caroline.majeau@ufv.ca and the link will … Read more