Agriculture students featured in BC Berry Grower magazine

Great tasting berries anyone? The summer work of two agriculture students (Anthony Dick and Zachary Fleming) has been highlighted by BC Berry Grower magazine. They work toward the goal of new, superior varieties of berries coming to a field near you. This is part of the Pacific Berry Resource Centre work at UFV led by … Read more

The Heartbleed Bug — UFV ITS response

By now, many people will have heard about the Heartbleed bug, a newly discovered vulnerability in a widely used encryption program called OpenSSL. This issue is widespread as OpenSSL is used to secure communication of confidential information such as passwords, credit card numbers and other personal data across the Internet. IT Services is treating this … Read more

Summer interns needed for communications/design job

Know any students with communications and design experience? The Canada-India Business Council is currently looking for part-time summer interns who can help in the areas of communications, research, and graphics/website/design. For further information or to submit a resume, please contact us at   04/30/2014

Student Life ambassadors

Get involved with the Student Ambassador program! It is a great way to meet new people, get involved with the student community and hours count for your CCR credits. Go online to find out more information, or email us at Parent Orientation and New Student Orientation training workshops will be available shortly, so … Read more

Attention UFV students: membership on Senate Standing Committees

Expressions of interests are being sought from undergraduate and graduate students to serve on Senate Standing Committees for a two year term, August 1, 2014–July 31, 2016. The Senate Governance Committee (SGC) welcomes expressions of interest for the following positions: – Academic Planning & Priorities: 1 undergraduate student and 1 graduate student – Senate Budget … Read more

Canadian Writers Series at UFV

Wed, April 2 12:30-2pm University House Features: Evelyn Lau, Robert Martens, Helene Littmann, Elsie K. Neufeld, Rajnish Dhawan, and Daniela Elza 2014 Writer-in-Residence, Daniela Elza, in collaboration with ESA and The English and Creative Writing Department, is organizing and hosting three readings. The third and last reading will feature Vancouver Poet Laureate, Evelyn Lau, local … Read more

2014 grads can book photo sessions now!

Please let your graduating students know professional photographers from the Artona Group, the official graduation photographer for UFV, will be on the Abbotsford and Chilliwack CEP campuses in March for graduate portrait sessions ($15 sitting fee). March 1–14 Artona Mobile Studio – Gravel parking lot 10b March 16–23 Artona Mobile Studio – Parking lot 8 … Read more

Returning lost Campus Cards

Found a lost or abandoned Campus Card? Please return the card(s) to the card office, located on the Abbotsford campus, room B239. Cardholders will be contacted while their cards are held for pick-up. For more information, contact Sheila St. Laurent at 03/07/2014

Volunteers needed — we want your fingernails!

Members of the Kinesiology and Physical Education department are conducting a study to examine the effects of intervention programs on children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). The study is entitled ‘Strength-Based Interventions for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders’ and involves the development and evaluation of an exercise and a computer game-based neurofeedback program for affected … Read more