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UFV launches Peace Studies initiative with evening of peace, poetry, and music.

All UFV is saying… is give peace a chance. The University of the Fraser Valley is developing an interdisciplinary Peace Studies program that will feature diversity in the interdisciplinary nature of its curriculum and in engagement of multifaith and multicultural community partners and participants. And in order to celebrate the launch of this program development, […]

Video: Shaw TV features Kinesiology trip to Antigua

UFV’s Joanna Sheppard was recently interviewed by Shaw TV for their new program, Go Fraser Valley. Sheppard spoke about Champions for Health Promoting Schools — an initiative she runs which sees students travel to Antigua every May to work within primary schools. For more information on the program, visit ufvtoday.ca/antigua To watch the full Shaw […]

SUSPocalyse welcomes UFV students to Abbotsford

On Thursday afternoon, Abbotsford’s UFV campus was transformed for SUSPocalypse. Hosted by the Student Union Society, the event celebrated new and returning students at UFV. There was a dunk tank, a bungee run, and of course — food! From 3 p.m.onward, the stage was home to some awesome local talent. Cory Woodward, Sidney York, Rug Foot, […]

Lots to do at UFV in September!

Sure, it’s exciting to go to your first classes and meet new people. But there is a lot more to life at UFV than lectures and labs. And in September, we kick it into high gear. Here is a non-comprehensive (i.e., sorry if we missed something) guide to activities on our campuses for the next […]

UFV students do summer work in Africa with UN affiliates

Students from UFV spent the summer in Africa working with UN affiliated programs to both educate women, and create a connection with a primary school in the Fraser Valley. Working with ICT portal for girls, an affiliate of the UN, students hosted a seminar aimed at teaching young women how to work with technological tools […]

UFV and NASA collaborate on research project

Working with NASA is a dream for most scientists. And it’s something a group of University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) students were able to experience during a recent research trip to south central B.C. The group spent two days at Kelly Lake, near Clinton, in late July, collecting data to learn more about the […]

Peter Raabe of UFV’s philosophy department takes Korea by storm

Dr. Peter Raabe describes himself as a philosopher, a researcher, and a professor. While attending a philosophy conference in Korea this July, he was surprised to find out that he was also a bit of a rock star in his field. “It was kind of crazy,” he says with a laugh. “Everyone wanted to take […]