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UFV Theatre presents video performances of Climate Change Theatre Action — Nov 25-27

UFV Theatre presents the first production of its 2021/22 theatre season, Climate Change Theatre Action 2021, directed by visiting guest artist Elaine Ávila. Climate Change Theatre Action 2021 is a globally distributed theatre festival, now in its fourth iteration, made up of 51 short plays by world-renowned playwrights and creators from every continent on earth, […]

Gillespie explains bees and the threats facing native pollinators — Science Talks lecture November 2

Dr. Sandra Gillespie’s lineage explains plenty. Growing up in the Fraser Valley in a family of biologists, she developed an affinity for the outdoors and all of the species that inhabit it.  “My interest in the natural world started naturally from being around adults that encouraged observation and curiosity,” says Gillespie, an assistant biology professor […]

Local locks sheared in support of Indigenous language scholarship

We’ve all heard of COVID hair. A certain segment of the population saw the pandemic as an opportunity to unleash their 1980s hair-band or 1970s prog-rock look as people worked from home and were reluctant to venture out to the hairdresser or barber shop. Now as people gradually return to the office, some come with […]

Anderson challenges children to master their critical thinking skills — Science Talks lecture October 5

One of life’s simple pleasures for Anastasia Anderson, an associate professor of philosophy at UFV, is witnessing children think, comprehend and communicate on an advanced level.  At the annual Thinking Playground camp in late August that she helps organize, children and adolescents alike — some of whom have attended for the past several years — […]

UFV presents student forum Peace, (Re)conciliation and Social Justice — Feb 25

Students from a class focused on issues related to race, space, and place will be presenting an online forum, titled Peace, (Re)conciliation and Social Justice, on Thurs, Feb 25. Professors Michelle La Flamme and Anna Griffith will co-facilitate this event, which will feature student research projects from their Interdisciplinary Studies 300 course, Race, Space and […]

Dow to speak on turning knowledge into action in Science Talks series Feb 2

If you’ve been wondering what UFV’s Community Health and Social Innovation Hub has been up to in its first 10 months, you’ll want to check out Dr. Martha Dow’s presentation in the ongoing Science Talks lecture series on Tues, Feb 2. Dow, the Director of CHASI, will be speaking on the topic of Turning Knowledge […]

UFV Board of Governors passes six motions on Academic Success Centre

At its meeting on June 19 in Harrison, the UFV Board of Governors passed six motions following discussion and recommendations from the UFV Senate report on the Writing Centre and Academic Success Centre. The six motions are: That the UFV Board of Governors receive the report of Senate on the Writing Centre and Academic Success […]

UFV Alumni Association launches Chandigarh chapter

UFV Alumni Association news release Yesterday evening at the annual awards ceremony for UFV Chandigarh, Justin P. Goodrich, Board Chair of the UFV Alumni Association, announced to a crowd of nearly 500 guests – including students and their parents – the official establishment of the association’s first international chapter. The evening, which was attended by […]

UFV Writing Centre to expand into Academic Success Centre

UFV is expanding its Writing Centre into an Academic Success Centre to increase support for students. The new centre will expand the support available to students across all disciplines, in addition to continuing to offer writing support. The change to a cross-disciplinary, faculty-led, student-peer driven Academic Success Centre model is in line with best practices across […]

Conference Board of Canada releases BC Skills for Success Report

Report sheds light on the current and future needs of BC employers News release from the BC Association of Institutes and Universities (BCAIU). The Conference Board of Canada recently released a report entitled, Skills for Success: Developing Skills for a Prosperous BC. This report, jointly commissioned by BC Colleges (BCC) and the BC Association of […]

BC Minister of Agriculture tours UFV Agriculture Centre of Excellence

UFV President and Vice-Chancellor Mark Evered, Chilliwack MLA John Martin, Chilliwack Economic Partners Corporation’s John Jansen along with UFV administrators and faculty were pleased to provide a tour of UFV’s new Agriculture Centre of Excellence (ACE) to BC’s Minister of Agriculture Norm Letnick on Thursday, August 21. The Centre is located at the Chilliwack campus […]