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Rivers Dining Room featured on Shaw TV

Shaw TV recently visited Rivers Dining Room at the UFV Chilliwack Trades and Technology campus. The dining room offers seatings on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. Each week, the menu is a prix fixe four-course meal for $25 prepared by UFV’s Culinary Arts cooks-in-training. For more on the Rivers dining experience, and the […]

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 […]

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 […]