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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 […]

Delightful romantic comedy As You Like It returns to UFV stage.

This year’s UFV Theatre Shakespeare production will be the delightful romantic comedy As You Like It. Such is its endearing popularity, that this is the third time it has been produced by the department: once in 1984 and again in 1998, both productions generating excellent feedback and positive audience reaction. Veteran UFV theatre professor Ian […]

Cascades playoff action — men’s basketball & women’s volleyball at nats; women’s basketball fighting to get there.

Three UFV athletic teams are involved in playoff action this weekend. The women’s volleyball team is playing in the national collegiate championships in Nanaimo, starting today (Thursday). The men’s basketball team plays in the Final Eight national tournament starting tomorrow (Friday) and the women’s basketball team plays for its life in a regional four-team tournament […]

UFV students launch new assocation to celebrate diversity

This month, UFV students launched a brand new association to celebrate diversity at UFV. The newly minted International Student Association (ISA) aims to promote internationalization on campus and enrich students’ learning and living experience by creating opportunities to socialize in an inclusive environment. The latest addition to UFV’s growing roster of more than fifty clubs […]