UFV’s Pat Harrison comments on “Bat disease headed west” – Abbotsford News

Bat disease headed west – “The News” Jan. 31, 2014 by  Jason Roessle – Abbotsford News posted Jan 31, 2014 at 3:00 PM A disease afflicting bats across eastern North America has a local veterinarian “dreading” its arrival. White Nose Syndrome (WNS) is a fungal disease that kills bats during their winter hibernation period. It … Read more

Chemistry Drop-In Sessions – Winter 2014

NEW THIS SEMESTER! CHEMISTRY DROP-IN SESSIONS First-Year (110, 113, 114) Organic (213, 214) Chemistry Classes Tuesday to Thursday in A252 and A254 Starts 2nd week of Winter 2014 Come and work with other students, or get help from a faculty member. During January, there will be three sessions a week for first-year courses, and two … Read more

UFV Turns 40 – Events Planned

April 4, 2014 – Save the Date! UFV holds many events each year, and during 2014/15, the 40th Anniversary theme will be woven into all of them! In addition, plans are underway for events to mark UFV’s actual birthday, April 4, as well as to host a community-wide celebration in the fall of 2014. More … Read more

UFV biology student making connections and a future through co-op program

Taken from UFV Today, January 16 2014.  Original post by Darren McDonald. Students at UFV ‘make’ many things, from dresses to buildings to gourmet concoctions, in programs such as fashion design, carpentry, and culinary arts. But students who enroll in the co-operative education option, including biology major Brandon Wood, also make money and important career … Read more

Job Opportunities for Students

Science Outreach – Winter 2014 For science students and students interested in teaching. Contact Christine.Dalton@ufv.ca ————————————————————-  The Faculty of Science is running science outreach programs in two locations this winter semester. Super Science Club is an after-school program for elementary students that UFV offers in collaboration with Science World.  The goal of this program is to … Read more

UFV’s new Agriculture Centre of Excellence – B.C.’s future is growing

Article posted on UFV Today, Dec 12, 2013 (News release from the Province of British Columbia) British Columbia’s newest centre of excellence is dedicated to agriculture, with construction progressing at the University of the Fraser Valley on a brand-new barn and greenhouses after an investment of $1 million by government. “We are planting the seeds … Read more

Science on Purpose: Cascade News

Articles from from The Cascade “Science on Purpose” ————————————————————————————— The digital lollipop, the electric tongue-tricker – November 27, 2013 The future of virtual taste is in the electric lollipop. The last 20 years have seen a massive shift from analog to digital in all sorts of areas – from library catalogues, social interaction, and communication … Read more