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
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
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
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
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
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
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
UFV welcomed close to 100 students in grades 6-12 from around the region to compete in the final round of the BC Secondary Schools Math Contest. The preliminary round was written at each of the participating schools. The top students from each school advanced to the finals which was held on Friday, May 3rd at … Read more
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!
On April 25th students from South Poplar Elementary School had the opportunity to hang out at UFV for the afternoon. They enjoyed pizza lunch in the cafeteria and then headed to the Chemistry lab for demonstrations with Dr. Cory Beshara, Chemistry Department Head, with some help from Pedro Montoya-Pelaez and Aileen Ablog.