Faculty of Science welcomes 200+ new students

The Faculty of Science took part in UFV’s Welcome Back festivities on September 6. Dr. Ian Affleck, Associate Dean of Science welcomed 200+ new science students to UFV! The event was kicked off with a lively icebreaker game of Bingo! Prizes were won by random draw of full cards turned in. Congratulations to our winners! … Read more

UFV WEST hosts their 2nd Annual Welcome Social

UFV West hosted their second annual Welcome Social on September 22. Students and faculty came together to learn more about WEST, meet fellow students and faculty, and gathered information on opportunities in STEM at UFV. The event featured female STEM professors from across campus. Featured faculty from the Faculty of Science were: Dr. Lucy Lee, … Read more

Student Representative nominations for Science Faculty Council 2022/2023

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 not … Read more

Mark your calendar! Science Social SEPT 29 @ 5 PM

Are you a new or returning science student? If so, this event is for you! We are excited to be hosting our 15th Annual Science Social. Come on out and visit with fellow science students, science faculty and staff while getting information on the Science Clubs and Associations on campus. Are you interested in fitness … Read more

Welcome to our new Faculty of Science faculty!

The Faculty of Science would like to welcome our new full time hires! Although some of their faces are familiar, they bring with them many years of expertise! Department of Agriculture Technology Dr. Lauren Erland Director Berry Horticulture Research Lauren joins us as Director, Berry Horticulture Research. Lauren’s research has brought her to many parts … Read more

Science Rocks at the 2022 Abbotsford Airshow!

Dr. Ian Affleck, Associate Dean and Science Rocks Coordinator, Dr. Robin Endelman from Math & Stats and their team of volunteers participated in the STEM Zone at the 2022 Abbotsford International Airshow. They showcased many of our science outreach programs including Science Rocks! Summer Camps, Math Challengers, and the Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair. There … Read more

Science celebrates our 2022 graduates!

A total of 2,617 students graduated this year, with over 1,600 of them attending the convocation ceremonies and crossing the stage. Graduates celebrated their achievements with their families, friends, and faculty in four ceremonies at the Abbotsford Centre. Friends and family cheered, whooped, hollered, and even blew enthusiastically on kazoos to welcome the grads. The … Read more

Faculty of Science – Class of 2022 Celebration Wall

Congratulations to our Class of 2022! You are invited to celebrate UFV’s Convocation ceremonies at the Abbotsford Centre, located at the edge of the Abbotsford campus. The Faculty of Science ceremony is being held on Tuesday, June 14 starting at 9:30 AM. The ceremony will also be live-streamed here: https://www.ufv.ca/convocation/event-day/live-stream/ so you can cheer on … Read more

UFV receives $90K in scholarship funding for STEM

On the tail of the announcement of the new $70-million student housing project announced for UFV, the provincial government has now awarded UFV with $90,000 in scholarship funding! The announced was made on May 24 as part of $3.75 million being divided among 10 post-secondary institutions across the province. These scholarships are merit-based and research-focused … Read more

Congratulations to our 2022 Faculty of Science AAA Award Recipients!

Each year the Dean of Science in consultation with the department heads decide the recipients of these awards. They were announced at our final Faculty Council meeting of the year. Mariano Mapili (SLUEC) and Sandra Gillespie (Biology) – Co-recipients of the Awesome Achievement Award, for overall excellence in academic endeavors Dr. Mapili was appointed at the rank … Read more