Tag Archives | University Lecture Series

Lenore Newman to speak on Wed, Feb 5 on impact of ALR over past 40 years

What would the Lower Mainland look like today if it wasn’t for the Agricultural Land Reserve? As the provincial Agricultural Land Commission marks its 40th anniversary this year, it’s a question worth considering. The ALC, an independent provincial agency with a mandate of identifying and protecting agricultural land by acting as a steward of the […]

Varying interpretations of fate of Franklin expedition topic of UFV lecture

Watching a group of people square dancing at a wedding in Nunavut was part of the inspiration behind a book about a historic Arctic expedition, and an upcoming presentation in the University Lecture Series at UFV. Dr. Heather Davis-Fisch will be discussing the power of performance in bridging cultural differences, among other topics during her […]

No fooling UFV’s Davida Kidd on the value of art

The University Lecture Series recently hosted by UFV’s Davida Kidd was highlighted by the Chilliwack Times. The article appeared online on Tuesday, Jan 31. A Vancouver billboard questioning the social value of art inspired Davida Kidd to dive into her latest project. “Who Needs Art When You Have a View Like This!” was the influential […]

Davida Kidd to respond to those who question value of art

                                                  A Vancouver billboard questioning the social value of art inspired Davida Kidd to dive into her latest project. “Who Needs Art When You Have a View Like This!” was the […]

Harnett to speak on the strong nuclear force in UFV lecture

To study particle physics, you have a strong scientific and mathematical background. But you also need a good imagination, because you’ll be spending a lot of time studying things that you cannot see. And that’s okay with Dr. Derek Harnett, a physicist who will be the second speaker in the 2011/12 University Lecture Series at […]

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Bertram to speak on new approaches to helping children with FASD

Where some people focus on weaknesses, Dr. Chris Bertram prefers to focus on strengths. The University of the Fraser Valley kinesiologist has been working with a research team for five years, trying to find ways to help children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder live up their full potential. Bertram, this year’s winner of the Teaching […]