Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair returns to UFV

Across Canada, March is being referred to as“Youth Science Month.” To celebrate, B.C.’s future leaders of science and innovation are showcase their creative science concepts and theories. From Wednesday, March 28 to Friday, March 30, local students will be sharing their works at UFV’s Envision Athletic Centre in Abbotsford. The three days will involve judging […]

Annual Alumni Evening of Theatre

UFV alumni and guests gathered for the annual Alumni Evening of Theatre on Friday, March 16. This year, the UFV Alumni Association was pleased again partner with the UFV Theatre department to invite UFV alumni and their guest to attend the much anticipated Shakespeare production As You Like It. The evening included a wine and […]

Dragon’s Den star talks about ‘Getting Naked’ at UFV

Just a few years ago, Joel Primus was studying at UFV, unsure of what avenue he wanted to pursue. Now, he’s the founder of Naked Boxer Briefs – a successful underwear line that is being sold in stores across North America. He is also the founder of Project World Citizen Society, a non-profit organization that […]

Pink Shirt Day at UFV deemed a success

Pink Shirt Day at UFV was deemed a success. Through the sale of 125 Bullying Stops Here pink t-shirts and 200 pink wristbands, the Pink Shirt Day organizers were able to raise $700 for the Boys and Girls Clubs and $1,000 in support of the Student Emergency Fund at UFV. Presenting UFV President Dr. Mark […]

Newman to speak on impact of climate change on Canadian culinary identity

Come hear UFV geography professor Lenore Newman (Canada Research Chair in Food Security and Environment) talk about her research on the impact of climate change on Canadian culinary identity. Tues, March 20 7 to 9 pm Room B101, Abbotsford campus One of the supporting narratives of Canadian culture is our relationship with the natural world […]

Gabereau returns to UFV for repeat performance

Vicki Gabereau is returning to campus to share a few of her stories and life experiences.  The veteran radio and TV personality was last on campus for the 2011 Convocation ceremonies, where she wowed the crowd with her address to Arts graduates. Gabereau returns for Gabbing with Gabereau, the latest instalment of the President’s 2012 […]

UFV now has two awards for distinguished alumni — nominate someone soon!

The University of the Fraser Valley now has thousands of alumni living and working locally and around the world. Once again, it’s time recognize alumni of distinction by nominating them for a Distinguished Alumni award. New this year is a category for young alumni. “As we are still a fairly young university, many of our […]

UFV celebrates International Women’s Day

The Abbotsford Mission Times recently featured UFV’s event celebrating International Women’s Day. Read the article below: Women form coalition Tears, music and more at IWD celebration By Christina Toth, The Times March 13, 2012 Raw personal stories, soulful music and a police officer’s tears marked a moving International Women’s Day at the University of the […]