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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 […]

A truly uplifting experience — Dart does Everest at Whistler

Everest at Whistler   Mount Everest is, almost, 30,000 feet high. Peak to Creek at Whistler (the longest blue run in North America) descends more than 5,000 feet in 7 kilometers. This means that those who ski Peak to Creek will have descended the equivalent of 30, 120 feet over 42 kilometers.  UFV faculty member […]

UFV students fix race car for Agassiz Secondary

Students in UFV’s automotive collision repair and refinishing program recently fixed up a car for a local high school drag racing program. The car will be used by Agassiz Secondary School for the high school drag racing program, which sees local high school students compete at Mission Race Park. After dropping the car off in […]

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 […]

Pink Shirt Day at UFV a success

  Students from UFV’s Social Work Student Association joined forces to raise awareness about bullying on Pink Shirt Day. A fundraising effort, the students were able to sell out of shirts and bracelets.  

Sodexo Canada honours UFV Cascades basketball programs

Sodexo Canada and the UFV Cascades department of athletics are proud to introduce the Cascade basketball cupcake!  The cupcake will be on sale at the Abbotsford Cascade Café located on the Abbotsford campus. Sodexo is honouring the UFV Cascades men’s basketball team for qualifying for the 2012 CIS Final 8 national championship tournament, in Halifax, […]

Birds living in social communes subject of next UFV lecture

It takes a village to raise a child, goes the popular saying. Well, it takes a non-monogamous group of communist birds to raise a smooth-billed ani (a species of large bird in the cuckoo family). UFV biologist Greg Schmaltz is interested in the intimate details of the smooth-billed ani community, and will be revealing some […]

Catch Cascades basketball teams on CanadaWest.TV this weekend

You may not be able to travel to Saskatchewan (Saskatoon for the men; Regina for the women) to catch your basketball Cascades in action this week, but you can watch them on your computer thanks to the wonders of the internet. Catch the Cascades on CanadaWest.TV The UFV Cascades men’s and women’s basketball teams Canada […]

Living and working in Yarrow’s Ecovillage

Did you know that there is a cutting-edge, pioneering group of folks in the Fraser Valley who earn an A grade in sustainability? The Yarrow Ecovillage, nestled between Abbotsford and Chilliwack, is one such sustainable community. Next week, Cher King-Scobie will be talking about her experiences living and working in an ecovillage environment. This presentation […]

Epic weekend for UFV Athletics as three teams qualify for next round of playoffs

It was an unforgettable weekend for UFV Athletics as the men’s and women’s basketball teams advanced to CIS Canada West Final Four action after winning quarterfinal best-of-three series at home, and the women’s volleyball team qualified for the CCAA national championship with a silver medal at the PacWest regional championship. Cascades Men’s Basketball:  Cascades win […]