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Renaissance woman Marina Parapini bronze academic medalist at UFV

When Marina Parapini was told she had won the Governor General’s bronze medal at UFV, she had no idea what that meant. A quick Google search soon told her that it meant she had the highest GPA amongst those completing a two-year diploma at UFV — something that was both an honour and a surprise. […]

Video: Absolute Style 2012

If you couldn’t catch UFV’s Absolute Style 2012 afternoon show, watch the video for some of the highlights. The event showcased two runway times on Wed, April 25, attracting a packed house at both. The one-day event highlighted the work of the Fashion Design program and its grad students, while providing them with real-world fashion […]

Absolute Style 2012 a stylish success

  UFV’s Absolute Style 2012 was a stylish success. The event showcased two runway times on Wed, April 25, attracting a packed house at both. The one-day event highlighted the work of the Fashion Design program and its grad students, while providing them with real-world fashion industry experience. The runway featured an array of garments, […]

Annual directors’ theatre festival returns to UFV

This spring, from April 25 to 29, the two theatre spaces on the Chilliwack campus of The University of The Fraser Valley will be buzzing with life and creativity, as Directors’ Theatre Festival performers from throughout the province strut -their- stuff on stage. This is the Seventeenth  Annual Directors’ Theatre Festival at UFV and the […]

UFV’s Absolute Style offers backstage view of fashion industry

Researching trends, preparing a collection, and styling models are all a part of UFV’s annual runway show, Absolute Style. The one-day event highlights the work of the Fashion Design program and its grad students, while providing them with real-world fashion industry experience. Absolute Style 2012 is taking place on Wednesday, April 25 with two shows […]

Lens of Empowerment exhibit focuses on women in Stó:lō territory

Give people the tools to express what they see, and you never know what they’ll show you. That is the idea behind the Lens of Empowerment project, a three-course program undertaken by 11 UFV students that examines the lives and experiences of women in Stó:lō territory. The Fraser Valley audience will have the chance to […]

Annual Alumni Evening of Theatre

UFV alumni and guests gathered for the annual Alumni Evening of Theatre on Friday, March 16. This year, the UFV Alumni Association was pleased again partner with the UFV Theatre department to invite UFV alumni and their guest to attend the much anticipated Shakespeare production As You Like It. The evening included a wine and […]

Newman to speak on impact of climate change on Canadian culinary identity

Come hear UFV geography professor Lenore Newman (Canada Research Chair in Food Security and Environment) talk about her research on the impact of climate change on Canadian culinary identity. Tues, March 20 7 to 9 pm Room B101, Abbotsford campus One of the supporting narratives of Canadian culture is our relationship with the natural world […]