Author Archive | Anne Russell

Photo contest for the whole UFV community

Show us your best photos! Help us increase the visibility of student, staff, faculty, and alumni photographic talent in a lasting way. Send your photos in to our contest. Submissions will contribute to a permanent collage displayed in the ETS student computing lab, on our 28’ wide x 11’ high wall. There is no size […]

UFV launches Data Analysis post-degree certificate

Have you ever wanted to work for Facebook, Twitter or Google? UFV is offering a new program to help students achieve that goal. Starting this fall, the Data Analysis post-degree certificate will provide students with a unique edge when entering the job market. The program will help students make sense of data — a skill […]

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Are you interested in studying tropical biology in Ecuador?

Summer in Ecuador has a nice ring to it as we slog through winter in the Fraser Valley. How about studying tropical biology in Equador? The course will be an eight-credit course with lecture and field trip components. Classroom work will be carried out in the short summer semester (May 7 to June 23) and […]

Meet UFV writer-in-residence Anosh Irani

  UFV’s writer-in-residence this semester is Anosh Irani. Irani is the author of three novels, as well as a successful playwright of three plays, all three of which have been produced by the  Vancouver Arts Club.  He’s recently returned from India where he’s working on a film about the plight of small farmers caught in India’s hideous, inescapable debt crisis. […]

Crosstown rivalry goes big time: Cascades take on Trinity at AESC

  UFV men’s and women’s basketball teams take on their “down-the-freeway” rivals the TWU Spartan in the big house: Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre, this Sat, Jan 28       The UFV Cascades will host their “cross-Valley” rivals Trinity Western Spartans in Canada West basketball games at Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre this Saturday. […]

Dead Man’s Cell Phone held over at UFV Theatre

Due to several performance cancellations due to severe weather conditions, the production has been held over until Jan 29, with performances at 7:30 pm on Thurs, Fri, and Sat, Jan 26-28, and a 2 pm matinee on Sun, Jan 29. Contact 604-795-2814 or theatre@ufv.ca for tickets. (UFV employees note: the production features UFV English professor […]

UFV involved in community celebrations for would-be scientists of all ages

  Do you want to learn more about biology, geography, mathematics, physics, chemistry or perhaps agriculture and computer information systems? These are just a few of the UFV’s science-related activities and displays featured at the upcoming 2012 Community Science Celebration and Careers in Science events. UFV’s Faculty of Science and the UFV Alumni Association are […]

UFV presents speakers on the psychic landscape of contemporary colonialism

  The University of the Fraser Valley will be hosting two guest speakers presenting on the psychic landscape of contemporary colonialism. Taiaiake Alfred and Jeff Corntassel, both professors in indigenous governance from the University of Victoria, will be speaking on Wed, Jan 25, from 4 to 5:30 pm at University House (changed from room B121) […]

Class cancellations for Fri, Jan 20.

As of 8 pm Thursday, it has not been determined whether UFV will be open on Friday, Jan 20. Check back at 6:15 am Friday. However, we do know of some class cancellations: Chantelle Marlor — Soc/Anth/MACS 356 C

UFV Cascades teams to play again in 2012/13

  The University of the Fraser Valley has renewed its commitment to five of its athletic teams for the 2012/13 year.  The men’s and women’s volleyball  teams , the men’s and women’s rowing teams, and the men’s golf team will all receive some funding from the university for the next academic and athletic year, which […]