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Rick Hansen anniversary tour to visit UFV

Rick Hansen anniversary tour to visit UFV Twenty-five year ago Rick Hansen set out in his wheelchair to travel around the world to raise awareness about spinal cord research. Now, the man who has become a Canadian icon is back at it making sure his message, just like his wheels, is still in motion. His […]

Video: Absolute Style 2012

If you couldn’t catch UFV’s Absolute Style 2012 afternoon show, watch the video for some of the highlights. The event showcased two runway times on Wed, April 25, attracting a packed house at both. The one-day event highlighted the work of the Fashion Design program and its grad students, while providing them with real-world fashion […]

Video: Culinary Arts Program & Rivers Dining Room

There are only a few weeks left to book a dining experience at UFV’s Rivers Dining Room. Check out our video for a glance into the world of the culinary arts students, who work hard every week to hone their fine dining skills. Located at UFV’s Trades and Technology Centre at the Canada Education Park […]

Jean’s Jubilee brought out Chilliwack’s finest and raised $10,000

The University of the Fraser Valley helped Jean Scott celebrate her 100th birthday in style on April 20, a day before her actual birthday, which she shares with Queen Elizabeth (but has seniority). The event, dubbed Jean’s Jubilee,  was a fundraiser for the Jean Scott Endowment Fund and was held at the Rotary Hall studio […]

Dr. Joanne MacLean new Dean of Health Sciences at UFV

Dr. Joanne MacLean will be joining the University of the Fraser Valley as Dean of the new Faculty of Health Sciences on August 1. This is a new role heading up a new faculty, one created by bringing the Kinesiology and Physical Education department together with programs in Nursing, Practical Nursing, Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, […]

Variety of work presented at UFV Student Research Day

The hard work of UFV students spanning a cross-section of studies was on display recently at the annual Student Research Day. Presented by the UFV Research Advisory Council, the event featured students presenting their research during three-minute talks (also called microlectures), and poster presentations. To take part, students had to conduct research under the supervision […]

Teaching life skills in Antigua — in the classroom and on the field

  Teaching life skills through physical and health education is the goal for a group of UFV students heading to Antigua for the month of May. The 18 students will be heading to the Caribbean island for four weeks for a project titled Champions for Health Promoting Schools. Consisting of mostly kinesiology and physical education […]

Annual directors’ theatre festival returns to UFV

This spring, from April 25 to 29, the two theatre spaces on the Chilliwack campus of The University of The Fraser Valley will be buzzing with life and creativity, as Directors’ Theatre Festival performers from throughout the province strut -their- stuff on stage. This is the Seventeenth  Annual Directors’ Theatre Festival at UFV and the […]

The old CE gang checks out the new Continuing Studies digs

Continuing Education (now Continuing Studies) has been an integral part of UFV since we were founded in 1974. If fact the first UFV employees were continuing education planners seconded from the school districts. Continuing Studies director Cheryl Isaac invited past and current CE colleagues to tour the new UFV Clearbrook Centre on Sunday, April 22. […]

Lenore Newman in Maclean’s magazine: What you’ll be eating soon

Dr. Lenore Newman, UFV’s Canada Research Chair in food security and environment, was recently interviewed for an article in  Maclean’s magazine. Read the excerpt below. For the full article, click here: http://www2.macleans.ca/2012/04/20/tomorrows-food/ It could be we’ll discover some delicious new green that’s barely known here, like a blue lettuce from Afghanistan that Schonwald describes, or […]

Long-term employees recognized

Oh, the stories they could tell! UFV recognized some long-term, and some long, long, looooooooooong-term employees on April 10 with two celebrations. In an afternoon ceremony, some of the more than one hundred 10- and 20-year employees from 2011 and 2012 were recognized and thanked by President Mark Evered, Board Chair Larry Stinson, FSA President […]