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Lens of Empowerment exhibit focuses on women in Stó:lō territory

Give people the tools to express what they see, and you never know what they’ll show you. That is the idea behind the Lens of Empowerment project, a three-course program undertaken by 11 UFV students that examines the lives and experiences of women in Stó:lō territory. The Fraser Valley audience will have the chance to […]

Understanding palliative care approaches in nursing

Our understanding of how to provide the best possible care for people who are dying has improved greatly in the last few decades. The hospice environment has become well known as a place of specialized skill in compassionate, holistic, and respectful end-of-life care. But not everyone ends up in hospice care when they are dying, […]

Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair returns to UFV

Across Canada, March is being referred to as“Youth Science Month.” To celebrate, B.C.’s future leaders of science and innovation are showcase their creative science concepts and theories. From Wednesday, March 28 to Friday, March 30, local students will be sharing their works at UFV’s Envision Athletic Centre in Abbotsford. The three days will involve judging […]

Dragon’s Den star talks about ‘Getting Naked’ at UFV

Just a few years ago, Joel Primus was studying at UFV, unsure of what avenue he wanted to pursue. Now, he’s the founder of Naked Boxer Briefs – a successful underwear line that is being sold in stores across North America. He is also the founder of Project World Citizen Society, a non-profit organization that […]

Pink Shirt Day at UFV deemed a success

Pink Shirt Day at UFV was deemed a success. Through the sale of 125 Bullying Stops Here pink t-shirts and 200 pink wristbands, the Pink Shirt Day organizers were able to raise $700 for the Boys and Girls Clubs and $1,000 in support of the Student Emergency Fund at UFV. Presenting UFV President Dr. Mark […]

Newman to speak on impact of climate change on Canadian culinary identity

Come hear UFV geography professor Lenore Newman (Canada Research Chair in Food Security and Environment) talk about her research on the impact of climate change on Canadian culinary identity. Tues, March 20 7 to 9 pm Room B101, Abbotsford campus One of the supporting narratives of Canadian culture is our relationship with the natural world […]

Gabereau returns to UFV for repeat performance

Vicki Gabereau is returning to campus to share a few of her stories and life experiences.  The veteran radio and TV personality was last on campus for the 2011 Convocation ceremonies, where she wowed the crowd with her address to Arts graduates. Gabereau returns for Gabbing with Gabereau, the latest instalment of the President’s 2012 […]

UFV now has two awards for distinguished alumni — nominate someone soon!

The University of the Fraser Valley now has thousands of alumni living and working locally and around the world. Once again, it’s time recognize alumni of distinction by nominating them for a Distinguished Alumni award. New this year is a category for young alumni. “As we are still a fairly young university, many of our […]

Blakeborough goes under the razor for MACS and charity

Call it taking one for the team. Professor Darren Blakeborough of Social, Cultural, and Media Studies was the ultimate good sport, and subjected himself to Daylight SHAVINGS Time, a fundraiser for the Devon Clifford Foundation (which supports community music initiatives). On March 12 at AfterMath, there was a draw for the privilege of shaving Darren’s […]

Nursing students hold bake sale for Belize

UFV’s nursing students hosted a bake sale on the Chilliwack campus on Monday afternoon. The event was a fundraiser for their trip to Belize in May. From Saturday, May 5-Sunday, May 20, the group will be in Belize City, touring clinical facilities, attending the International Nurses Day Conference, and working within the community. This will […]

UFV welding students making dock for Harrison Lake

The welding students at UFV’s Trades and Technology Centre are working on a project that will soon be moved to Harrison Lake. Since late February, they have been putting together a 40 ft dock which will be transported to the lake. Instructor Sheldon Frank estimates the project will take approximately two months, and should be […]