Dr. Lenore Newman featured in first episode of UFV Get to Know podcast with Mitch Huttema

Dr. Lenore Newman, Associate Professor in the School of Land Use and Environmental Change and Director of the Food and Agriculture Institute at UFV was interviewed in the inaugural episode of the UFV Get to Know podcast hosted by Mitch Huttema, video and communications specialist at UFV.  Dr. Newman talked about her career journey, the … Read more

Exploring the landforms with SLUEC faculty, Olav Lian and Carolyn Atkins

The Geography 202 Class recently returned from their two-day field trip with Dr. Olav Lian and Carolyn Atkins. They were finally able to see the landscape they’ve been learning all about for real! It was evident that Olav and Carolyn were finally back in their element! The trip started off in a rainstorm but once … Read more

The role of biodiversity in agriculture with Dr. Sandra Gillespie OCT 20 @ 11 AM

Join biologist Sandra Gillespie for her free Zoom webinar presented by the UFV Esposito Family Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship Conservation as Innovation: The role of biodiversity in agriculture WHEN: Wednesday, OCT 20, 2021 TIME: 11 AM WHERE: Register for Zoom link here: https://t.co/Ex6qptNEu7

Science@UFV explores the beautiful traditional Sto:lo territory with Naxaxalhts’i

On September 15th, staff and faculty from the Faculty of Science had the pleasure of spending the day with Naxaxalhts’i, also known as Albert (Sonny) McHalsie,  and explored the cultural landscape of the beautiful Stó:lō territory. He narrated the land – telling the Sxowxiyám and Swelqwels, the legends and the true stories, that gave shape … Read more

UFV WEST’s welcome back social a huge success!

UFV WEST kicked off their first social event of the year and was well attended not only by students, by faculty and staff. The event featured female STEM professors and UFV STEM clubs and associations. Dr. Lucy Lee, Faculty of Science Dean and Biologist, opened the event. UFV President, Joanne MacLean, even dropped by for … Read more

Climate Crisis with Dr. Tim Cooper OCT 14, 21 & 28 @ 7PM

The Faculty of Science is pleased to sponsor the chillTV produced program, “Climate Crisis!”, with UFV Professor Emeritus, Dr. Tim Cooper! The series will be held on 3 consecutive Thursday evening’s beginning at 7 pm, after the chillTV News of the Week, with Don Lehn, October 14, 21 & 28! Dr. Cooper is an expert … Read more

There is another pandemic that we ought to fight – let’s flatten the INFODEMIC curve!

There is another PANDEMIC that we ought to fight. This is called the INFODEMIC by the World Health Organization (WHO), and it’s the proliferation of misinformation around the globe. WHO has provided seven steps you can take to navigate the wave of information and decide who and what to trust. Lets do our part and … Read more

Volunteer as a Leader/Facilitator for Science Rocks! Days

The Faculty of Science is running a new science outreach program this semester! Science Rocks! Days is a series of one-day science education events for children, held on Saturdays, on our Abbotsford and Chilliwack campuses. We have events for kids in grades 4-8. The goal of this program is to inspire children to be  inquisitive … Read more

Best Face Masks Contest! Deadline: Monday, SEPT 27 @ 5PM

Have you seen someone at UFV with THE BEST face mask around? ENTER them in Keep UFV Healthy Best Face Masks Contest! Those interested in participating in the contest, please submit name, contact number or email, and photo of person you believe has the best mask and indicate why you believe they are the best! … Read more

London International Youth Science Forum 2021 with Annabelle Czihaly

Thank you to the University of the Fraser Valley’s Faculty of Science and Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies for their tremendous support in granting myself and my fellow peers the opportunity to experience the 2021 London International Youth Science Forum. Although this years’ forum was held virtually, it still allowed me to connect with … Read more