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Sample some UFV fitness classes for free Sept 11-15

Is a fitter you on your fall agenda? Did you know you can get your sweat on right at UFV in a variety of fitness classes presented by UFV Campus Recreation? This week (Sept 11-15) is Try Before You Buy week for employees. You can sample any or all of the fitness classes before making […]

New UFV coat of arms features Stó:lô cultural icons and natural elements

UFV’s new coat of arms features symbols of Stó:lô culture, local wildlife, and elements of the Fraser Valley landscape. The coat of arms was unveiled by Chancellor Gwen Point, President Mark Evered, and Miramichi Herald, Manon Labelle at a public ceremony held at the UFV Aboriginal Gathering Place on June 5. Officially granted by the Canadian Heraldic […]

Lieutenant Governor’s Medal — Jacqlyn Marvin: She flew the friendly skies but studied ’til the cows came home

For almost eight years, Jacqlyn Marvin’s future was literally up in the air. Steering her interests toward UFV Agriculture changed that in a hurry. A successful flight attendant based out of Seattle’s Sea-Tac International Airport, Marvin travelled the world, but couldn’t shake a nagging tug to her roots high atop Chilliwack’s eastern hillsides — where […]

Transit Police Chief LePard goes back to school and earns gold medal

Chief Doug LePard didn’t need a master’s degree. But he wanted one. The Chief of the Metro Vancouver Transit Police force decided it was “now or never” two years ago and joined the Master of Arts in Criminal Justice program at the University of the Fraser Valley. On June 6, he will cross the UFV […]

Derek Harnett to speak on subatomic physics at next President’s Lecture — May 23

The next speaker in the UFV President’s Leadership Lecture Series is Dr. Derek Harnett, winner of the 2016 UFV Research Excellence Award. Harnett will speak about the most pressing issues facing subatomic physics today, how Canadian physicists plan to address them, and what we might we discover through this research. The Search for Outside-the-Quark-Model Hadrons […]

UFV to host two Jane’s Walks on Abbotsford campus — May 6

For the past few months, a small group of organizers have been working to organize Abbotsford’s first Jane’s Walk event. These walks are designed to connect community members with one another in discussions of place meaning and history. This event runs Friday through Sunday, May 5-7. These and the other Jane’s Walks are free and […]

UFV GDD Kindred Change portfolio show — May 2

kin•dred ADJECTIVE similar in kind; related change VERB make or become different We are both unique and the same, embracing change together. We are the Fraser Valley’s class of 2017, graphic and digital design grads. Join us as we gather and celebrate kindred change. Tuesday, May 2 4:30 to 7:30 pm HighStreet, Abbotsford J150 – […]

UFV Counsellors invite you to the 5-Day Mental Health Challenge

Join UFV Counsellors to celebrate Canadian Mental Health Association’s Mental Health Week, from May 1 to 5. Welcome to Day One of the Mental Health Week Challenge, brought to you by UFV Counsellors! From May 1-5, tune in for a daily challenge designed to get you thinking, moving, or inspired. Leave a comment below to […]