Student Representative nominations for Science Faculty Council 2021/2022

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

London International Youth Science Forum 2021 with Heather Kelly

I want to start by giving a special thank you to UFV and the Faculty of Science for allowing me to take part in the 62nd annual London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF). Although I was not able to attend in person this year, due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, it was still an unforgettable experience. … Read more

London International Youth Science Forum 2021 with Connor Frey

Though this year’s London International Youth Science Forum was in an online format, many of the best features of the forum were still experienced from home. Firstly, the opening day of the forum included very interesting keynote speakers, one of which by Professor Sarah Gilbert of Oxford University, the woman in charge of the development … Read more

Shakespeare Garden returns to UFV with an expanded purpose

On July 16th dozens gathered for the unveiling of UFV’s new Shakespeare Reconciliation Garden. This garden revives and reimagines UFV’s former Shakespeare Garden that was located at the Chilliwack North Campus. It was shut down in 2012 following the completion of the new campus on the south side of Chilliwack. Interdisciplinary Studies 300 (IDS 300) … Read more

Entry Level Analytical Laboratory Technician at Worker Bee Honey

Worker Bee Honey, the largest beekeeping operation in BC, is setting up an analytical lab to analyze honey samples collected around North America. Currently, a Bruker 400 MHz NMR Food Screener is on site with plans for also setting up quantitative PCR pollen analysis. In addition, collaborations with groups using Raman spectrometry and mass spectrometry … Read more

2019 BSc Graduate, Eryn Braley … Where is she now?

Eryn graduated with distinction from UFV with a BSc in Biology in 2019. Her research paper from her Biology 409 directed studies with Dr. James Bedard, in collaboration with the BC Cancer Hereditary Cancer Program, was recently published in the Familial Cancer Journal. Braley, E.F., Bedard, A.C., Nuk, J. et al. Patient ethnicity and cascade genetic testing: … Read more

Unveiling of the Shakespeare Reconciliation Garden at CEP July 16 @ 10 AM

Please join us for an unveiling of the Shakespeare Reconciliation Garden on: Friday 16th July, 2021 at 10:00 am at UFV’s CEP Campus. The installation of this garden revives and reimagines UFV’s former Shakespeare Garden at the previous Chilliwack North Campus. The garden aims to create a space of beauty, healing, and contemplation–a space for … Read more

UFV celebrates great online learning!

On Tuesday, June 8 the Provost and Vice President Academic, James Mandigo, hosted an event celebrating great online learning here at UFV. This past year has been a study in overcoming challenges including faculty pivoting to online learning. UFV faculty rolled up their sleeves and got to work creating exemplary online activities, resources, and components … Read more

Congratulations to the 2021 UFV Undergraduate Research Excellence Award recipients

Each year, the UFV Research Office presents Undergraduate Research Excellence (URE) Awards to students who have conducted high-calibre research as part of the UFV Work Study program, as research assistants, or for an outstanding project as part of a course such as CityStudio. We are pleased to announce the following students from the Faculty of … Read more

UFV celebrates grads of 2021 and 2020 with a virtual Convocation

Article from UFV Today by Anne Russell, June 18, 2021 It was a Convocation for our COVID-19 times, held virtually and watched from around the world. The University of the Fraser Valley celebrated grads from the classes of 2020 and 2021 on June 18 with an online ceremony featuring insights from student speakers and honorary … Read more