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UFV students at track & field meet in Antigua

The sound of upbeat Caribbean music could be heard from across the field, despite the thudding rain and a large waterproof tarp covering the speakers. The air was sticky and warm, and the race track was pooling with water. However, the enthusiastic participants – some of whom were competing in bare feet – were happy […]

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 […]

Video: Culinary Arts Program & Rivers Dining Room

There are only a few weeks left to book a dining experience at UFV’s Rivers Dining Room. Check out our video for a glance into the world of the culinary arts students, who work hard every week to hone their fine dining skills. Located at UFV’s Trades and Technology Centre at the Canada Education Park […]

Dr. Joanne MacLean new Dean of Health Sciences at UFV

Dr. Joanne MacLean will be joining the University of the Fraser Valley as Dean of the new Faculty of Health Sciences on August 1. This is a new role heading up a new faculty, one created by bringing the Kinesiology and Physical Education department together with programs in Nursing, Practical Nursing, Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, […]

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, […]

Variety of work presented at UFV Student Research Day

The hard work of UFV students spanning a cross-section of studies was on display recently at the annual Student Research Day. Presented by the UFV Research Advisory Council, the event featured students presenting their research during three-minute talks (also called microlectures), and poster presentations. To take part, students had to conduct research under the supervision […]

Teaching life skills in Antigua — in the classroom and on the field

  Teaching life skills through physical and health education is the goal for a group of UFV students heading to Antigua for the month of May. The 18 students will be heading to the Caribbean island for four weeks for a project titled Champions for Health Promoting Schools. Consisting of mostly kinesiology and physical education […]

Long-term employees recognized

Oh, the stories they could tell! UFV recognized some long-term, and some long, long, looooooooooong-term employees on April 10 with two celebrations. In an afternoon ceremony, some of the more than one hundred 10- and 20-year employees from 2011 and 2012 were recognized and thanked by President Mark Evered, Board Chair Larry Stinson, FSA President […]

UFV employee awards recognize innovation and excellence

Three outstanding UFV employees were honoured recently in the inaugural Employee Excellence awards. The awards recognize and celebrate employees who have inspired others through their outstanding achievement within the university and/or their community. Hope centre coordinator Hilary Kennedy, senior advisor on indigenous affairs Shirley Hardman of Chilliwack, and political science professor Rita Dhamoon, based at […]

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 […]