“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

SustainableUFV News – SEPT 2018

SustainableUFV Meeting: September 18th, ABBY B121, 12:00-1:30pm Students, staff, and faculty are all encouraged to join us on September 18th, 12:00 – 1:30pm to discuss SustainableUFV’s projects, initiatives and goals for the 2018/2019 year. An opportunity to get involved in projects and events, to provide comments on past initiatives, and to develop future project ideas. … Read more

Science Rocks! 2018 says goodbye to another fantastic summer!

Our final Science Rocks! Camp of the summer finished off at our Chilliwack Campus last week. We we were so excited to have 142 campers from grades 4-7 spend part of their summer with us enjoying some amazing science based activities. This was our biggest summer yet! Thank you to all the campers for helping … Read more

Science Rocks! at the 2018 Abbotsford Airshow!

Science Rocks! was invited to take part in the static display at the 2018 Abbotsford International Airshow alongside UFV’s branded Boeing 747 aircraft and the Aerospace Trades booth. This was a great opportunity for us to showcase our summer camps as well as other science outreach programs. David Mora Perea, our Let’s Talk Science Coordinator, … Read more

Welcome home travelers! Biology Study Tour 2018

On June 26, 2018 a group of 36 UFV students, Biology Professors Sharon Gillies, Gregory Schmaltz, Allan Arndt, Stephen Thomas and Biology Department Assistant Pauleen Nuite travelled to Eyrarbakki (Iceland), London and Paris. They spent 16 days exploring these diverse cities. Check out UFV Biology on Instagram for more photos from their adventure. Our study … Read more

Science Rocks! Summer Camps are in full swing!

It’s now week #4 and we’re happy to report 90 campers have rocked their way through our doors so far! Each day has been filled with a dynamic mix of hands-on activities, demonstrations, and fun outdoor activities. Thanks to our awesome team leader, Marlee Fisher and her crew Korissa Heibner and Nathan Enns the kids … Read more

2018 Faculty of Science AAAwards

Congratulations to this year’s recipients of the Faculty of Science AAAwards! Each year, the Dean of Science in consultation with the department heads of science decide the recipients of these awards. They were handed out during the last Faculty Council meeting of the year. Allan Arndt – Awesome Achievement Award, for overall excellence in academic … Read more

Family Fun Night of Science at Eugene Reimer!

Eugene Reimer Middle School in Abbotsford invited our team of scientists to their Family Night on May 17, 2018. David Mora Perea, UFV Science Student, demonstrates the Van de Graaff generator for the group of parents and students. Other demonstrations and hands-on activities were hosted by our Super Science Club facilitators.

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