Inaugural UFV Research Centres, Labs, and Institutes showcase — Sept 15

This is what research looks like at UFV: pairing children with the elderly as dance partners, exploring cellular agriculture and indoor farming, collecting and preserving South Asian settlers’ stories, and an innovative hub that fuels out-of-the-box thinking about health and social issues. Research here is different. It is impactful. It is curious and creative. It […]

UFV researchers offering free activity program to new mothers

The first few months after giving birth are challenging times for new mothers. Their bodies are recovering from childbirth, they are adjusting to a new identity as a mother, and they are in near-constant demand from their baby and other children if they have them. Researchers from the UFV School of Kinesiology want to help […]

New Indigenous film course aims to dispel stereotypes and uncover layers

At a UFV Indigenous Studies faculty meeting in early 2022, an idea and opportunity for collaboration for an inclusive new course originated organically. Dr. Mique’l Dangeli and Dr. Keziah Wallis, both relatively new faculty members at UFV, immediately bonded over their shared passion for Indigenous cinema while simultaneously appreciating each other’s unique career backgrounds: Dangeli, the […]

Susan Mide Kiss named UFV’s Vice-President, Community Engagement

  Susan Mide Kiss has been named Vice-President, Community Engagement at the University of the Fraser Valley. She replaces VP External, Craig Toews, who retired July 31. Mide Kiss brings a wealth of community and post-secondary experience to UFV. Originally from Maple Ridge, she spent the last 15 years working with the University of Calgary, […]

Vision & values lead to new Campus Card with Indigenous designs

Receiving and using an employee card is generally a standard, non-glamorous formality for new hires in any company or organization. The card’s functions are transactional, typically used to access buildings, take out library books, and perform other routine tasks. But for many, an employee card can also represent a sense of identity, belonging, and a […]