UFV part of BCTECH Summit — March 14 & 15 — discount before Jan 31

UFV is going to be part of BC’s largest tech conference.  On March 14 and 15, the #BCTECH Summit will take over the Vancouver Convention Centre. This is an opportunity not only to bring together BC’s vibrant and innovative tech community but also the convergence of traditional industries, business leaders, government and academia that are … Read more

Revised policies approved at Senate

At its January 13, 2017 meeting, Senate approved the following: Revisions to the Final Grade Appeals (217) policy Revisions to the Student Academic Misconduct (70) policy. Both policies were revised to reflect the change to house Academic Appeals, Plagiarism, and Cheating within the Office of the Registrar and Academic Integrity within Teaching and Learning. The … Read more

Share your knowledge at Faculty Microlectures

Apply to Research for Faculty Microlectures or Publication celebration before February 14 Take the 2-minute challenge Be a part of the continued success of the UFV Microlecture series Showcase your research on Tuesday, Feb 21. You are invited to provide “snapshots” highlighting the range and depth of your faculty research and the interdisciplinary nature of … Read more

Nominations invited for Professor and Librarian Emeritus

Nomination deadline: February 15, 2017 UFV grants the honourable designation of professor or librarian emeritus in recognition of long service and contributions to the institution. How does someone earn emeritus status? As noted in the university’s Collective Agreement, an emeritus designation is not automatic. The designation of “Professor Emeritus” or “Librarian Emeritus” may be awarded by the UFV … Read more

Consultation for Order of Registration policy revisions

The University Secretariat invites your feedback on the proposed revisions to the Order of Registration (95) policy. The policy revisions may be viewed online at http://www.ufv.ca/secretariat/policies/policies_review/. Please submit your comments to University Registrar David Johnston at david.johnston@ufv.ca by January 13, 2017. Thank you Monique Castonguay Assistant to the Senate University of the Fraser Valley   … Read more

10 Aboriginal students receive Irving K. Barber scholarships

Ten UFV students have received Aboriginal student scholarships from the Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society. Congratulations to Aaron Pete, Alisha Tushingham, Douglas Day, Jeanette LaBerge, Jennifer Janik, Nicholas Point, Emma Crawford, Joseph Ledo, Raynah McIvor, and Whitley Point. The Society has granted just over $1.12 million to 384 Aboriginal students in BC to … Read more

Mandarin 101 students place third at Chinese Bridge Mandarin singing competition

Congratulations to Nicole Davidson, Geniel Doblados, Jonathan Lim-Bentley, Jade Savjord, Marlowe Ferris and Gelaine Doblados, students of UFV’s Mandarin 101 class who participated in the fifth annual BC Chinese Bridge Mandarin singing contest, held at UBC. Universities from all over the lower mainland were invited to participate in the contest created to stimulate students’ enthusiasm … Read more

Philosophically-themed cookies consumed at Cookies & Books event

The UFV Philosophy department held a Cookies & Books event recently. Students were invited to browse tables covered with hundreds of high-quality philosophy books, and then take home — at no charge — any they found interesting. As an added incentive, Professor Emeritus Moira Kloster contributed a variety of free philosophically-themed cookies. What is a … Read more

Winter warmth tips: be energy smart at work — wear a sweater and avoid space heaters

Winter weather is here, and clearly has been for some time. “We’ve recently experienced a challenging 56 of 61 days with measured precipitation. If anyone has an extra ticket to Hawaii/Mexico please contact me. One way, or round trip – I’m not too picky,” notes UFV Energy Manager Blair McFarlane, and he’s only half kidding. … Read more