Science Social DAY 1: Featuring UFV’s Biology and Chemistry Student Association & the School of Land Use and Environmental Change Student Association

Welcome to DAY 1 of our Science Social Event! Don’t forget to enter our daily draws this week by answering one of the questions below in the comment section. *See below for full details. Now, go grab a beverage and a snack and let’s get this party started! We would like to introduce our first … Read more

Let’s Talk Science Student Volunteers needed – Zoom info session SEPT 25

Meet Keara Parsons, UFV’s new Let’s Talk Science (LTS) Coordinator. LTS is a nationally-coordinated and funded program that brings together undergraduate student volunteers and K-12 students in our communities to share their interests in STEM Keara is now recruiting student volunteers for this academic year. If you’re curious to know more, there will be … Read more

Calling all UFV Science Students! Virtual Science Welcome Week OCT 5-9

Kick start your year at our 13th Annual Science Social … ly distant event 2020 style! Each year the Faculty of Science has invited all new and returning science students to come out for an evening of fun to visit with classmates, science faculty and staff while getting information on the science related student groups … Read more

Call for student representatives on Science Faculty Council 2020/2021 – Nominations close SEPT 18!

The Faculty of Science is looking for 2 Student Representatives to sit on our Science Faculty Council. These positions are for a ONE YEAR term. The Mandate of the Science Faculty Council (SFC) shall: serve as the forum for sharing information and the discussion of academic matters receive recommendations related to academic programs, including but … Read more

Welcome to our new Faculty of Science tenure track hires! Drs. Justin Lee and Mariano Mapili

The Faculty of Science would like to welcome our new tenure track hires, Dr. Justin Lee and Dr. Mariano Mapili. Although their faces are very familiar within our faculty they bring with them many years of expertise! Dr. Justin Lee has been a long term Sessional and LTA in the Department of Biology at UFV … Read more

Higher Ed Teaching Strategies – establishing a positive connection with online teaching

Faculty Focus is an online newsletter and website that is dedicated to higher education and instructors like you! They publish articles on effective teaching strategies for online and university and college classrooms. Their latest article, A Four-Step Plan: The First Day of Class on Zoom, written by Crystal Wong, EdD shares some great insights that … Read more

Congratulations to Annabelle Czihaly, UFV’s 2020 LIYSF Representative

The Faculty of Science is pleased to announce that UFV Physics student, Annabelle Czihaly, was selected to represent UFV this summer at the London International Youth Science Forum. Unfortunately due to Covid-19 the 62nd LIYSF has been postponed to 2021. The shortlisted candidates, Annabelle Czihaly, Chandy Dancey, Connor Frey and Heather Kelly, were to present … Read more

Faculty of Science came together to celebrate our 2020 Graduates!

Each year the science faculty and staff  look forward to celebrating with our graduates at convocation. 2020 has proven to be a little challenging and threw a wrench into our plans! However, pandemic or not, we were determined to celebrate with our grads! On Thursday, June 18th a Zoom celebration was held with our grads. … Read more

Congratulations BSc Graduate, Aisa Dobie, recipient of the 2020 Dean of Science Medal of Excellence

Congratulations to Aisa Dobie, the recipient of the 2020 Faculty of Science Dean’s Medal of Excellence. Aisa has been on the Dean’s list every year and achieved an overall GPA of 4.07. The Dean’s medal is awarded not only for academic achievements but also for leadership and participation in the life of the University. She … Read more

Fraser Valley Region shines at the BC/Yukon Virtual Science Fair!

We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the following students from the Fraser Valley Region for participating in the BC/Yukon Virtual Science Fair held on June 17, 2020. They joined over 190 students from across BC where they received mentor feedback while competing for awards and prizes that were graciously donated by regional … Read more