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UFV presents panel discussion on civic and Indigenous relationship building — Jan 19

Conscientious municipal employees know that consulting with Indigenous neighbours or stakeholders is a key part of any planning process. The University of the Fraser Valley recognizes the importance of such consultation and is offering a panel discussion that will explore strengthening civic-Indigenous relationships. Fostering Connections That Last: Conversations in Civic and Indigenous Relationship Building will […]

UFV researcher Karun Karki to study barriers faced by skilled immigrants to Canada

Could viewing immigrants as one homogenous group be a costly mistake for Canada? That’s a question that Dr. Karun Karki, a UFV social work professor, will be investigating as part of a two-year research project funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SHRCC). The $72,000 SHRCC insight development grant will be […]

Nature inspires alumna Shannon Thiesen’s art for 2022 Alumni Wine labels

Shannon Thiesen’s alumni connection to the University of the Fraser Valley comes via the Teacher Education program, but she’s also an accomplished artist whose work has been selected to grace the UFV Alumni commemorative wine labels for 2022. Since 2005, the Alumni Association has partnered with local wineries for its annual Alumni Wine Program. Proceeds […]

Governor General’s gold medal 2022: Alaina Brocklesby studied bio-ethical implications of social isolation for seniors during pandemic

Alaina Brocklesby may not have set foot on campus for the entirety of her Master of Social Work studies, but that doesn’t mean she’s not familiar with the University of the Fraser Valley. Brocklesby earned the top grade-point-average in a master’s degree program at UFV this year, earning a perfect 4.33 (A+) GPA, and will […]

Fast, flexible university-level learning with UFV’s new micro-credentials

A new approach is making applicable, accessible university-level credits available through an innovative micro-credential initiative. Currently enjoying a successful pilot stage, UFV’s micro-credential programs are set to expand in the upcoming spring and fall semesters. Covering Digital Marketing fundamentals such as web writing, collaborative and team working tools, graphic design, content promotion and WordPress, the […]

Larsen receives innovative teaching award

Dr. Judy Larsen of UFV’s Upgrading and University Preparation (UUP) department has been recognized for her creative approach to teaching mathematics with an award from the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE), in partnership with D2L (formerly Desire2Learn). Larsen was one of four recipients of the 2020 D2L Innovation Award in Teaching […]