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

Student Sustainability Coordinator Needed!

SustainableUFV is looking for a UFV Student to fill the position of Student Sustainability Coordinator. Are you studying for a career in sustainability? Are you passionate about environmental stewardship? The Student Sustainability Coordinator position is an influential role that develops skills, knowledge, and allows you to develop legacy projects and implement them right here at … Read more

SustainableUFV News! Summer Kick-Off, Events, Infrastructure, Mandates & Upcoming Hiring

Hydrogen Rail Project & Presentation Try and count the number of reasons why this project would impact sustainability in the Fraser Valley. You’ll lose count quickly! UBC’s Urban Design Professor Patrick Condon visited UFV recently and presented on the hydrogen-powered interurban rail. The proposed train line would be EMISSIONS-FREE and run from Surrey to Chilliwack. … Read more

Highline Mushrooms – Management Training Program

Cultivate your career at Highline Mushrooms, Canada’s largest mushroom grower and 3rd largest mushroom grower in North America.  They have 2000 employees and 15 farms across Canada.  They have recently implemented a Management training program for new graduates in Agricultural Sciences offering an opportunity to grow their careers with our company and move into operation … Read more

Faculty of Science Celebrates Convocation 2019!

The Faculty of Science awarded 95 Bachelor of Science degrees, 7 Associate of Science degrees, 2 Bachelor of Agricultural Science degree, 4 GIS Certificates, and 7 Engineering Physics Mechatronics Diplomas on June 4, 2019. Congratulations to each and everyone of you! Perrin Waldock, received the Governor General’s Silver Medal. He earned a near-perfect grade point … Read more

Faculty of Science Dean’s Seminar Series presents Dr. James Inkster from the Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School – JUNE 6 @ 10:30 AM, D215

The Faculty of Science is pleased to welcome Dr. James Inkster, Research Fellow, Department of Radiology from Boston’s Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School as part of our Dean’s Seminar Series. “Looking inside the body without a knife: Developing novel probes for medical imaging – the case for 18F-labelled Rhodamines” WHEN: Thursday, June 6th TIME: 10:30 – 11:30 AM WHERE: D215, … Read more

UFV celebrates faculty and staff at the 2019 Service Recognition Dinner

More than 100 UFV employees were honoured at last night’s Service Recognition Dinner held at the Quality Hotel & Conference Centre. We would like to congratulate each and every one of you and in particular those of you from the Faculty of Science! TEN YEARS Raji Balagopal – Chemistry Karen Cooper – Science Advisor Grant … Read more

Join us for the Faculty of Science Convocation Celebration on JUNE 4, 2019!

Please join us immediately following the convocation ceremony on June 4th to celebrate our recent Faculty of Science graduates! Meet us outside in the celebration area for some refreshments and light snacks! This is great opportunity to get those candid photos with your professors and classmates. Be sure to invite your family and friends!

Students from Abbotsford’s MEI School visit UFV!

April 23rd turned out to be quite an exciting day for some students from MEI. They threw on their lab coats and took part in some chemistry experiments with Chemistry Lab Instructor, Grant Fritzke, and Lab Technician, Aileen Ablog.    

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