Archive | Mathematics & Statistics

UFV hosts valley’s brightest math students

Media contact: Darren McDonald UFV hosts valley’s brightest math students Some of the area’s best and brightest young mathematical minds descended on UFV’s Abbotsford campus for the Fraser Valley Math Challengers Regional Competition recently. Grade 8 and 9 contestants battled through three rounds of competition — two individual rounds and a cooperative team round […]

UFV Career Fair 2014

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm UFV Abbotsford Campus – Envision Athletic Centre (map) The UFV Career Fair on March 12 is the perfect event to connect employers on the lookout for young talent, graduate or professional schools promoting their programs, and students or alumni looking to go on to further studies […]

Dr. Robin Endelman’s art work included in Discover Magazine: Making Art from equations

As featured in Discover Magazine and Mathematical Art Galleries Robin Endelman Associate Professor of Mathematics Department of Mathematics & Statistics, UFV This scarf depicts the Yang-Baxter equation of statistical mechanics, a variation of which is the braid equation in algebra, or the 3rd Reidemeister (equivalence) move in knot theory. Assigning the numbers 1, 2, […]

UFV science research open house tonight at CEP

If you are interested in attending, contact for more information. Thursday, February 27, 2014 4:30-6:00 pm: CEP A Building – Common Area – Tour of technology and research facilities 6:00 -7:30 pm: Presentations and Microlectures The profile of research in science at UFV is diverse, dynamic–and growing! This peer-reviewed and practically applicable community research […]

Science Rocks! Looking for Summer Camp Facilitators

Science Rocks! is a series of summer day camps for students in grades 4, 5 and 6, held at UFV, with four weeks in Abbotsford and two more weeks in Chilliwack. We are looking for UFV students who… Have a passion for science, love working with kids, and are excited to bring these two things […]

Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair 2014

April 1 – 4, 2014 Held at UFV’s Abbotsford campus, in the Envision Athletic Centre (Building E-South Gym).  (download a map) Science Fairs are held each year in hundreds of elementary and secondary schools around the province. Projects can come in the form of a report, a demonstration or a model. All must follow specific criteria […]

UFV Putnam Club

Information taken from the Math and Statistics website. The Putnam Competition The William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, hosted by the Mathematical Association of America, is an annual math contest written by undergraduate students across North America.  The top individual prize is $2500 and almost certainly a full scholarship for grad school at any university in the […]

Math Match

Information taken from the Math and Statistics website. UFV’s Annual Math Match Each year during spring break week, the UFV Department of Mathematics and Statistics hosts a Math Match, a competition between two teams to solve and present solutions to some math problems and puzzles.  The problems are typically at a level that can be enjoyed […]

UFV Monthly Math Contest Problems

Information taken from the Math and Statistics website. Ongoing Math Contest Problems February 2013 (solutions due by March 8) Click here to view the problem Previous Math Contest Problems Winter 2013 January 2013 Winner: Cameron Grant Click here to view the problem Fall 2012 November 2012 No correct solutions were received Click here to view the problem […]