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Math Mania + Gordon Greenwood Elementary = Great Fun!

Our first Math Mania event of the year was held on October 4th at Gordon Greenwood Elementary in Langley. A group of UFV faculty and student volunteers spent the evening sharing hands-on activities with the kids and their parents. One parent was overheard saying, “I thought the evening would be spent working on math equations” […]

Job Opportunity for science students interested in teaching

The Faculty of Science is running a science outreach program at Eugene Reimer Middle School this Fall. Super Science Club is an after-school program for elementary students that UFV offers in collaboration with Science World. The goal of this program is to inspire children to be inquisitive about the world around them, and to develop […]

2018 London, Iceland, Paris Study Tour INFO SESSIONS

Have you ever wanted to explore London, a leader in research and development? How about Reykjavik, the world’s “Greenest City” or Paris, one of Europe’s major centres of science and the arts. Explore these diverse cities with the Biology department Summer 2018! Attend one of our info sessions to learn more: Friday, October 13th at […]

Entomological Society of BC AGM will be held at UFV on OCT 13/17 Register

The Annual General Meeting of the Entomological Society of BC will be held at the University of the Fraser Valley in Abbotsford on Friday, October 13th, 2017. The Symposium will be held at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Surrey on Saturday, October 14th, 2017. The Entomological Society of British Columbia’s Annual General Meeting Symposium this year is: “Biological Control: […]

A fantastic turnout at the 10th Annual Science Social!

Great music, pizza and prizes were enjoyed by over 100 UFV Science students, faculty and staff who attended the 10th Annual Science Social Event this past Thursday at the PHOENIX Ballroom. Science Student Clubs and Associations were on hand to provide information and sign up new members. Thank you to the following student groups who […]

The Faculty of Science was honored to welcome Dr. Gwen Point

The Faculty of Science was honoured to welcome Dr. Gwen Point, UFV Chancellor, respected Stó:lõ leader, mentor, and cultural advisor to speak at our annual Dean’s Seminar Series. Dr. Greg Schlitt, Acting Dean of the Faculty of Science introduced Gwen to the large crowd of 75+ on September 28, 2017. Her talk was entitled: Dear […]

Tofino is where it’s at! At least it was in May and July 2017

Field schools and study tours give students the opportunity to gain local and international experience and earn credits by participating. In May, a group of 24 students travelled to Tofino, BC with Professors Allan Arndt, Nathan Bialas, Allan Reid, and Biology Lab Technician Avril Alfred where they explored the wild, west coast of Vancouver Island. […]

10th Annual SCIENCE SOCIAL on SEPT 28th!

ALL SCIENCE Students, Faculty and Staff are invited to our 10th Annual Science Social! When: September 28, 2017 Time: 5:00 – 7:00 pm Where: PHOENIX Ballroom, next to Finnegan’s Pub. Come out and enjoy this fun event!  It’s a great opportunity to check out the science student clubs and associations and see what they have […]

SustainableUFV is shaping the direction of sustainability at UFV

SustainableUFV has been very busy getting ready for the 2017/2018 year. There will be plenty of opportunities to get involved in sustainability projects and initiatives on campus. Drop into this year’s kick off meeting: When: Thursday, September 21st Time: 12:00 – 1:30 pm Where: A225 / Abbotsford Campus Enjoy pizza and light refreshments while discussing […]

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