Indigenous Foodways display in the Abbotsford library

The Abbotsford library has a new display for the summer of 2018: Indigenous Foodways: the story so far from UFV Library’s Special Collections. Highlighting material from the Newman Western Canadian Cookbook Collection as well as a number of titles from the Heritage Collection, viewers can get a sense of how food practices and knowledge were … Read more

ReconciliACTION — June 19

On June 19, 2018, Stó:lō, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people are gathering at the Aboriginal Gathering Place (UFV CEP campus) to engage in a dialogue aimed at highlighting our shared history and helping dismantle the walls of isolation that have defined our relationships in the past. The University of the Fraser Valley will be participating in … Read more

Career Exploration & Life Planning workshop — June 20

See poster for details. Career Exploration & Life Planning Workshop UFV Counselling Wed, June 20 (4:30-7 pm) Abbotsford campus Register at: Student Services, Abbotsford, Room B214, (604) 854-4528 Student Services, Chilliwack, Room A1318, (604) 795-2808 or Email: ssfrontdesk@ufv.ca 06/20/2018 – 06/20/2018 04:30 pm – 07:00 pm Abbotsford campus, G180, Library Computer Lab For more information, … Read more

Scroll Through History — an exhibit by Christopher Friesen — to June 6

In “Scroll Through History” Christopher Friesen uses both iconic and obscure works by French master Jean Baptiste Camille Corot (1796 – 1875) to explore legacies, tendencies of modern painting and to consider notions of influence, quotation, authorship, knowledge and the “real” in the age of digital reproduction. This exhibition features paintings from “Silvery Tones” shown … Read more

Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) — Aug 20-23

The Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) is offered to a group of four to six colleagues and is designed to enhance the teaching effectiveness of both new and experienced educators. During the 3 ½-day workshop, participants design and conduct three “mini-lessons” and receive verbal, written, and video feedback from the other participants who have been learners … Read more

The Way to a Man’s Heart….a new display from the Newman Western Canadian Cookbook Collection

The Abbotsford library has a new display from its Special Collections: The Way to a Man’s Heart….Settler communities and gender roles as reflected in 1950s cookbooks. Come and see selected titles from the Newman Western Canadian Cookbook collection. Abbotsford campus library (G building) http://ufvlibrary.blogspot.com/2018/05/the-way-to-mans-heart.html For more information, contact Mary-Anne MacDougall at maryanne.macdougall@ufv.ca 07/29/2018

Service Excellence awards — June 12

Special Invitation You are invited to a celebration hosted by President Joanne MacLean, the UFV Board of Governors, and Senate, to honour this year’s UFV Service Excellence Award recipients.  3–5 pm Theatre, B101 UFV Abbotsford campus All faculty and staff are welcome. No RSVP required.  Help congratulate UFV Excellence Award Winners in the following categories: Staff … Read more

“History Missed Her Story” a Talk by Dr. Renu Modi: Associate Professor at the Centre for African Studies, University of Mumbai

You are all invited to attend a talk by Dr. Renu Modi, Associate Professor and former Director, Centre for African Studies at the University of Mumbai. Dr. Modi will be speaking at the SASI on Monday, May 28 from 1-2 pm about South Asian women in East Africa and their silenced narratives. Please feel free … Read more