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UFV launches Data Analysis post-degree certificate

Have you ever wanted to work for Facebook, Twitter or Google? UFV is offering a new program to help students achieve that goal. Starting this fall, the Data Analysis post-degree certificate will provide students with a unique edge when entering the job market. The program will help students make sense of data — a skill […]

Indigenizing Our Academy: Voices from the Inside Out

Join students, faculty, staff, administrators and Indigenous people for a day of learning and sharing. The event will focus on learning about research, praxis and pedagogies, while sharing ideas, experiences and eloquent truths about Indigenizing Our Academy. There will be door prizes and refreshments. Thurs, Feb 2 8:30 am–4:30 pm B121, Abby Schedule of events: […]

Human Rights and the ‘War on Terror’

An event sponsored by the Faculty & Staff Association (Human Rights & International Solidarity) and the Race & Antiracism Network (RAN) this evening will explore human rights and the war on terror. Sunera Thobani: Imperialism, Feminism and the ‘War on Terror’ Through its definition of the West as endangered by the hatred and violence of […]

Davida Kidd to respond to those who question value of art

                                                  A Vancouver billboard questioning the social value of art inspired Davida Kidd to dive into her latest project. “Who Needs Art When You Have a View Like This!” was the […]

Crosstown rivalry goes big time: Cascades take on Trinity at AESC

  UFV men’s and women’s basketball teams take on their “down-the-freeway” rivals the TWU Spartan in the big house: Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre, this Sat, Jan 28       The UFV Cascades will host their “cross-Valley” rivals Trinity Western Spartans in Canada West basketball games at Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre this Saturday. […]

Dead Man’s Cell Phone held over at UFV Theatre

Due to several performance cancellations due to severe weather conditions, the production has been held over until Jan 29, with performances at 7:30 pm on Thurs, Fri, and Sat, Jan 26-28, and a 2 pm matinee on Sun, Jan 29. Contact 604-795-2814 or theatre@ufv.ca for tickets. (UFV employees note: the production features UFV English professor […]

UFV involved in community celebrations for would-be scientists of all ages

  Do you want to learn more about biology, geography, mathematics, physics, chemistry or perhaps agriculture and computer information systems? These are just a few of the UFV’s science-related activities and displays featured at the upcoming 2012 Community Science Celebration and Careers in Science events. UFV’s Faculty of Science and the UFV Alumni Association are […]

UFV presents speakers on the psychic landscape of contemporary colonialism

  The University of the Fraser Valley will be hosting two guest speakers presenting on the psychic landscape of contemporary colonialism. Taiaiake Alfred and Jeff Corntassel, both professors in indigenous governance from the University of Victoria, will be speaking on Wed, Jan 25, from 4 to 5:30 pm at University House (changed from room B121) […]

All UFV locations open Mon, Jan 23, 2012

After nearly a week of severe weather closures, all UFV Fraser Valley locations are open on Monday, January 23. We sincerely thank all students and staff for their cooperation and patience during this past week. The safety of UFV students, staff and visitors to our campuses is our primary concern when making a decision to close […]

UFV alumnus reinvents the strip mall

  A UFV alumnus has a vision for Abbotsford’s downtown core that reimagines it with some new and sustainable design concepts. Scott Varga (BA ’11) has entered a contest called Strip Appeal, put on by the University of Alberta, which asks participants to re-invent the standard North-American strip mall. While the winners are being selected […]

UFV Cascades teams to play again in 2012/13

  The University of the Fraser Valley has renewed its commitment to five of its athletic teams for the 2012/13 year.  The men’s and women’s volleyball  teams , the men’s and women’s rowing teams, and the men’s golf team will all receive some funding from the university for the next academic and athletic year, which […]

UFV’s Heavy Duty Mechanics field trip

UFV’s Heavy Duty Mechanics program recently took a field trip to Spectra Energy to learn about natural gas, inquire about potential job opportunities and gain some experience in the field. The students rode to Hope in their newly refurbished bus, which was donated by Translink.