Guest Post: Dr. Steven Schroeder, Peacebuilding in Turbulent Times

Peacebuilding in Turbulent Times The hallmark of the UN International Day of Peace, which is observed annually on September 21, is a  24-hour period of nonviolence and ceasefire in conflict zones.  The UN intended to have people focus on how to foster peace work around the globe in keeping with an established theme.  This year’s … Read more

Message to UFV Graduates

UFV graduates: Today would have been convocation day, and as you know, we’re not able to gather together right now the way we have in the past. Instead, I’m reaching out via a video to encourage you, congratulate you, and express my profound admiration for how you’ve responded to the challenge of the past few … Read more

New values, mission, and vision for UFV

UFV Coat of Arms

Dear Colleagues, Last fall, UFV embarked on a community-wide conversation about our future – specifically, about reshaping and redefining our organizational values, mission, and vision. Thank you for your input. It has been consistent, intelligent, thoughtful (and thought provoking), and heartfelt. The steering committee and the working group have engaged university stakeholders: students, faculty, staff, … Read more