‘Sneak peek’ at the new UFV Chilliwack campus

‘Sneak peek’ at the new UFV Chilliwack campus Chilliwack Progress, Nov. 10 2011 By Robert Freeman B.C. and federal government ministers, city and university officials got a “sneak peek” of the University of the Fraser Valley’s new campus located in the Chilliwack Education Park grounds Tuesday. Construction workers still carried ladders and building materials around […]

UFV’s The Arabian Nights on Shaw TV

The UFV Theatre department is kicking off its 2011/12 season with an adaptation of The Arabian Nights by American playwright Mary Zimmerman. Shaw TV recently stopped by the Chilliwack campus to film a rehearsal and interview director Heather Robertson. For more details on the show, which starts this Friday, click here: http://blogs.ufv.ca/2011/10/the-arabian-nights/ httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_byQ9ogbJcA&feature=relmfu  

UFV presents the Ehsaas South Asian Film Festival

UFV will soon be hosting a film festival honouring the centennial celebration of Abbotsford’s Gur Sikh Temple. The seventh annual Ehsaas South Asian Film Festival is taking place on Tuesday, Nov. 15 from 5–10 p.m. Hosted by UFV’s Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies, the event will feature an opening reception at 5 p.m. with an array […]

UFV announces Pacific Berry Resource Centre partnership

A “centre for excellence” is in the works at the University of the Fraser Valley, one that will not only encourage research and learning, but will strengthen the Fraser Valley’s leading reputation in berry production. On Nov. 3, representatives of UFV’s Agriculture and Technology department signed a memorandum of understanding with a number of partners […]

UFV Mennonite lecture series: The connection between relief work and peace

The work of Mennonites locally and around the world has long been associated with peace.  This association will be highlighted in a panel discussion at the University of the Fraser Valley next week. Titled Engagement, it will focus on the question, “What is the connection between relief and development work, and peace?” The event, taking […]

UFV alumnus earns five-year scholarship to Brown University

Darrel Janzen was a student at UFV from 2003 to 2006, where he completed his Associate of Arts degree. Abbotsford News, Oct. 31, 2011 An Abbotsford resident has received a five-year scholarship worth more than $300,000 for the prestigious Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. Darrel Janzen, 26, will complete a PhD in classical history. […]

CIVL Radio to feature UFV student in live mayoral debate

This week, UFV’s CIVL Radio will be hosting an all-candidates’ debate featuring a UFV student running for the mayoral seat of Abbotsford. The political program The Way I See It will showcase incumbent Mayor George Peary and his challengers: Bruce Banman, Meghann Coughlan, Gerda Peachey and Travis J. Daleman. Daleman is one of the youngest […]

Ship building contract could make waves locally: UFV

Chilliwack Progress, Oct. 25 2011 By Katie Bartel A multi-billion dollar ship-building contract has Harv McCullough’s eyes twinkling. Last week, the federal government announced that Seaspan Marine Corporation, a Vancouver-based shipyard, had won an $8 billion ship-building contract to build non-combat navy and coast guard vessels. McCullough, advisor to the president of the University of […]