Zucchet still striving – from e-cigarette research to sexual assault assistance

2016 BSc Graduate and Governor General’s Silver Medal Recipient, Alyssa Zucchet, just published her first co-authored research paper, and that’s just the beginning. Investigating the health risks of smoking electronic cigarettes with UFV biology Associate Professor Gregory Schmaltz, Alyssa Zucchet “wanted to know what people were getting themselves into.” Despite her heavy workload, Zucchet still … Read more

UFV panel on lessons learned from avian influenza – Monday, October 24 @ 5:00 PM

The Fraser Valley poultry industry has dealt with several outbreaks of Avian Flu over the past 12 years. Find out what lessons farmers, industry representatives, and ministry experts have learned at a special event at the University of the Fraser Valley. Join faculty host Renee Prasad, UFV agriculture professor, and guest panelists at an evening … Read more

2014 UFV BSc Graduate Andrew Alexander … Where is he now?

Andrew began his studies at UFV in 2010 and graduated with a BSc honours in biology with a chemistry minor in 2014. In his first year at UFV, he was recognized for his outstanding achievement as a 1st year BSc student. He continued to excel academically over the years and received several other scholarships. He … Read more

2014 UFV Graduate, Tiffany Turner … Where is she now?

Tiffany graduated from UFV in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science with double majors in Biology and Psychology. She is currently studying at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, Arizona. Her hands-on lab work experience at UFV gave her the confidence she needed to tackle her research she is involved with now. “I … Read more

Climate Change and Eco-Advocacy in the Fraser Valley: Science Alumni Speaker panel

Climate change presents unique challenges in the Fraser Valley. Join faculty host Pat Harrison and guest panelists at an afternoon to bring together alumni, faculty and students to share their stories and learn from one another about how they experience the effects of climate change and how to be an eco-advocate in your community. Thurs, Feb 18 2:30pm to 4:00 pm … Read more