Prizes, pizza, music … oh my! Science Social 2019

Thank you to all the students, faculty and staff who made it out to the 12th Annual Science Social on September 26th. Students were able to check out the Science Clubs and Associations while enjoying some pizza, prizes and visiting with classmates and faculty. Special thanks to the following Science Student Associations who were on … Read more

Action on Climate Change – what can we learn?

Climate Change has become the defining issue of our time. From the changing weather patterns that threaten food production, to rising sea levels, to the melting polar ice caps … what can we do to save our future? One thing is clear, it’s imperative to educate ourselves and get the facts about climate change. Education … Read more

When We Love Our Food So Much That It Goes Extinct – Dr. Lenore Newman

Dr. Lenore Newman, Director of the Food and Agriculture Institute and Associate Professor in the Department of Geography at UFV was recently interviewed by the National Public Radio (NPR) in the USA in advance of the publication of her next book, “Lost Feast: Culinary Extinction and the Future of Food”. Her book is due out … Read more

Job Opportunity – Science Outreach Organizer – F2019

For science students interested in teaching The Faculty of Science runs two science outreach programs each semester. Super Science Club is an after-school program that Science World offers and UFV delivers at local elementary schools. You will be doing cool science activities with groups of elementary school kids as part of an after-school program. Science … Read more

Welcome back students!

Last Tuesday’s New Student Orientation set record numbers for attendance. We saw more than 1,200 new students take part in the day-long event. “I am deeply proud of the work of the New Student Orientation team to deliver a comprehensive, inclusive, and professional program to welcome our new students to the UFV community,” said Alisa … Read more

Calling all UFV Science Students! Kick start your year at the 12th Annual Science Social SEPT 26!

Are you a new or returning UFV science student? If so, this event is for you! Come on out and visit with your fellow science students, science faculty and staff while getting information on the Science Clubs and Associations. Of course there’s free pizza, refreshments and door prizes! Music provided by CIVL Radio. This is … Read more

Student nominations for Science Faculty Council 2019/2020

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

Student Sustainability Coordinator – apply by Aug 13, 2019

Internship Position Title Student Sustainability Coordinator Department: Facilities Position Term Semester specific, renewable to a maximum of two years Title of Immediate Supervisor: Energy Manager Hours of Work: Flexible, to a maximum of 10 hours per week PURPOSE The Student Sustainability Coordinator (SSC) facilitates and supports the sustainability initiatives in Facilities Management (FM) at UFV … Read more

Dr. Lenore Newman appointed to provincial task force ~ UFV Today

Dr. Lenore Newman, Canada Research Chair in Food Security and the Environment and Director of the Food and Agriculture Institute at UFV, has been appointed by the government of British Columbia to a newly created Food Security Task Force. This group will explore and advise on technology and innovations aimed at strengthening the agriculture sector … Read more

Science Rocks! summer camps are in full swing at UFV

We are excited to report that our 2019 Science Rocks! summer camps are in full swing. Each day has been filled with a dynamic mix of hands-on activities, demonstrations, and fun outdoor activities. Thanks to our awesome team leader, Korissa Heibner and her crew Raina Goerzen, Nathan Enns and Phil Um the kids are having … Read more

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