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

Science totally rocks at UFV! After two long years Science Rocks! welcomes back campers!

The Faculty of Science outreach program, Science Rocks! has not seen a camper since Summer 2019 due to the pandemic … that was until Saturday, October 16, 2021 when we kicked off our Science Rocks! Days! This event is an extension of our week-long Science Rocks! Summer Camp program. 24 campers, aged 9-11, spent a … Read more

UFV Hosts the 2020 Math Challengers

UFV had the pleasure of hosting, once again, the Fraser Valley Regional Math Challengers Competition on Thursday, February 20, 2020. Over 190 grade 8 to 10 students (40+ teams) competed for a chance to advance to the Provincial Finals being held at the University of British Columbia on Saturday, April 4th. We would like to … Read more

Registration is open for the 28th Annual Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair!

The Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair is being held April 1-4, 2020 at the Envision Athletic Centre, University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford Campus. Students from grades K-12 can enter our regional science fair in many ways. Individual schools may hold a school-wide science fair and send their top students to regionals. Other schools may … 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

“Who’s Who in Science” featuring Dr. Greg Schmaltz, Biology

Dr. Greg Schmaltz is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biology. He teaches a diversity of courses, ranging from first year biology, to second year cell biology, and to upper level courses in physiology, ecology, and ornithology. Personal I was born in southern France and grew up there. I spent the first twenty years … Read more

Let’s Talk Science Outreach is here at UFV!

We are very excited to announce that the Let’s Talk Science outreach program has officially arrived at UFV! We have now joined other universities from across Canada who connect educators and youth with outstanding volunteers to deliver a wide variety of meaningful science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning experiences to both classroom and community … Read more