Tag Archives | Peace and Conflict Studies

UFV responds to growing demand with two new degree programs

With the addition of two new degree programs, the University of the Fraser Valley continues its commitment to providing the best undergraduate education in Canada. Following approval from British Columbia’s Ministry of Advanced Education, UFV’s new and innovative Bachelor of Arts Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS), and Bachelor of Arts Theatre majors are slated to […]

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Giving peace a chance — Donors fund Peace and Conflict Studies at UFV

When internationally known peace and conflict scholar George Lopez visited UFV in March, he stayed at a local Abbotsford hotel. There is nothing inherently remarkable in this, except that his fellow guests were not all business travelers or families on vacation. In the parking lot, men gathered to smoke. In the lobby, women gathered to […]

UFV hosts peace expert George Lopez — March 9

Dr. George Lopez will visit UFV on Wed, March 9 as part of the President’s Leadership Lecture Series. Lopez is a writer and lecturer who has been a leader in developing the peace studies field for more than 30 years. He is a founding faculty member of the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the […]

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Steven Schroeder named UFV Peace and Conflict Studies Teaching Chair

From local crime wars to the civil conflict in Syria and the related refugee crisis, violence is prevalent in our world. This abundance of conflict means the establishment of the University of the Fraser Valley’s new Peace and Conflict Studies Teaching Chair is relevant and timely. Dr. Steven Schroeder, a faculty member in the UFV […]