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UFV Student Research Day goes digital in response to COVID-19 restrictions

COVID-19 may be keeping us apart, but it’s not stopping UFV’s Research Office from making sure the world knows about UFV student research. When the University of the Fraser Valley made the decision to switch to remote teaching and learning and cancelled most events scheduled for March and April due to the COVID-19 crisis, one […]

COVID-19 update: UFV transitioning to remote learning 

Note: for latest updates, go to: https://blogs.ufv.ca/urgent-news/ To proactively reduce the overall footprint on its campuses and increase social distancing, the University of the Fraser Valley, like other post-secondary institutions across B.C., will change how course material is delivered for the remainder of the winter semester. In response to the COVID-19 situation, UFV is pausing […]

UFV receives federal funding to research preventive measures in spread of diseases like COVID-19

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is receiving funding from the Government of Canada for research aimed at mitigating the spread of contagious diseases like COVID-19, particularly amongst international travelers. A team led by Dr. Cindy Jardine, UFV’s Canada Research Chair in Health and Community, will conduct research on the health information needs and […]

Jardine to present on use of forum theatre in Indigenous context — March 9

Dr. Cindy Jardine will be showcasing research that she has collaborated with several Métis and First Nations communities on at a special event on March 9. Jardine, who holds the Canada Research Chair in Health and Community in the Faculty of Health Sciences at UFV, will discuss her collaborative research on the use of forum […]

UFV Theatre presents Richard III by William Shakespeare — March 11-21

University of the Fraser Valley Theatre and the School of Creative Arts present the second production of their 2019-2020 Season of Theatre, Richard III by William Shakespeare, adapted and directed by Anna Griffith. Richard III, by William Shakespeare, raises questions about political corruption and coercion as we follow the story of Richard’s violent rise to […]

Like speed dating for research — it’s the Faculty microlectures on Feb 26

Expand your academic palate and sample new subject areas with an interdisciplinary afternoon showcasing faculty research at UFV. Faculty presenters each take the stage for a maximum of two minutes and speak about the exciting findings and implications of their research. Feed your academic appetite and learn about 15 new topics in under an hour […]

Anti-violence Moose Hide Gathering Feb 24

Although all people, regardless of gender identity or expression, may experience violence and abuse, Indigenous women and children are disproportionately impacted. This February, UFV will be taking a stand to prevent violence against women and children by participating in the Moose Hide Campaign. From Feb. 10-27, UFV students, staff, and faculty may learn more about […]

UFV presents lecture on Getting Beyond Polarized Politics

It is a commonplace assumption that the politics of many established democracies have become increasingly polarized. But what does polarization really mean, and what do we know about its sources and effects? Most importantly, can we get beyond polarized politics? UFV’s Politalk roundtable series will address this topic in a free public presentation on Thursday, […]

Historian Jean Barman to speak about Abbotsford legend Irene Kelleher — Feb 10

Governor General Award-winning author Jean Barman will present a talk about Abbotsford teacher Irene Kelleher at the University of the Fraser Valley on February 10. In her new book, Invisible Generations: Living Between Indigenous and White in the Fraser Valley (Caitlin Press), Barman explores the history of the region and the prejudice people of mixed Indigenous and […]