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UFV receives Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship funding for urban food systems exchange program

The world’s food supply is under pressure from climate change, population growth, drought, and other changing factors. A University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) study examining the sustainability of food production has received key funding from the recently established Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships program. The project entitled, “Urban Food Systems in Dar […]

UFV 2025 forum — an update on the UFV visioning process

The world is changing dramatically and so are universities. The future of the University of the Fraser Valley depends on how we prepare for and position ourselves within this new world. This is your chance to help shape that future. Tues, April 28 Abby B140 3:30 to 5 pm The UFV 2025 Visioning Committee has […]

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Artistic April in full bloom at UFV

Call it Artistic April. Four University of the Fraser Valley programs with an artistic focus are throwing year-end shows between now and April 29. Theatre: Directors’ Festival First up, and already playing, is the 20th annual Director’s Theatre Festival in Chilliwack. DFest, as it’s affectionately referred to by students, runs April 22–26 at UFV’s performance […]

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UFV business students look to boost attendance at Abbotsford Agrifair

UFV School of Business students recently completed a semester-long market research project aimed at increasing attendance at the Abbotsford Agrifair. The project was part of the Business Research Methods course under the supervision of instructor David Dobson and provided a valuable hands-on learning experience and real client-based work, and helped connect students with a strong […]

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UDistrict campus and neighbourhood planning project launched

  ABBOTSFORD April 8, 2015  – The City of Abbotsford and the University of the Fraser Valley are undertaking a collaborative initiative to shape the future of the UDistrict, announced Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun and UFV President, Dr. Mark Evered today. In May of 2012, Abbotsford City Council officially endorsed a 30-year planning concept or […]

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UFV Top 40 alumni: Debbie Greene — resilience personified

Much has been written about Captain Trevor Greene’s experience and his long journey back from his comatose state after an Afghani youth buried an ax in his head. He has made a remarkable recovery to a state where he is conscious and aware, lives at home with Debbie and their two children, and works daily […]

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Child and Youth Care projects focus on raising awareness and helping youth

More than 8,000 children are in foster care in British Columbia. At age 19, youth in foster care lose their social worker, their foster care funding, and often their home. Building Bridges Beyond 19, a community forum at the University of the Fraser Valley, will bring together front-line workers, former youth-in-care, foster parents, and other […]

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