Science@UFV explores the beautiful traditional Sto:lo territory with Naxaxalhts’i

On September 15th, staff and faculty from the Faculty of Science had the pleasure of spending the day with Naxaxalhts’i, also known as Albert (Sonny) McHalsie,  and explored the cultural landscape of the beautiful Stó:lō territory. He narrated the land – telling the Sxowxiyám and Swelqwels, the legends and the true stories, that gave shape … Read more

London International Youth Science Forum 2021 with Annabelle Czihaly

Thank you to the University of the Fraser Valley’s Faculty of Science and Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies for their tremendous support in granting myself and my fellow peers the opportunity to experience the 2021 London International Youth Science Forum. Although this years’ forum was held virtually, it still allowed me to connect with … Read more

London International Youth Science Forum 2021 with Heather Kelly

I want to start by giving a special thank you to UFV and the Faculty of Science for allowing me to take part in the 62nd annual London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF). Although I was not able to attend in person this year, due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, it was still an unforgettable experience. … Read more

London International Youth Science Forum 2021 with Connor Frey

Though this year’s London International Youth Science Forum was in an online format, many of the best features of the forum were still experienced from home. Firstly, the opening day of the forum included very interesting keynote speakers, one of which by Professor Sarah Gilbert of Oxford University, the woman in charge of the development … Read more

Shakespeare Garden returns to UFV with an expanded purpose

On July 16th dozens gathered for the unveiling of UFV’s new Shakespeare Reconciliation Garden. This garden revives and reimagines UFV’s former Shakespeare Garden that was located at the Chilliwack North Campus. It was shut down in 2012 following the completion of the new campus on the south side of Chilliwack. Interdisciplinary Studies 300 (IDS 300) … Read more

Congratulations to Veronica Kobes, 2021 UFV BSc Graduate and Faculty of Science Student Speaker

Veronica Kobes will be providing the student address for the Faculty of Science at this year’s Virtual Convocation Celebration to be held on Friday, June 18 at 7:00 PM. WATCH IT LIVE! You might call her well rounded, but that doesn’t do her justice. She’s not just good at a variety of things: she excels … Read more

Congratulations to Anmol Sharma, BSc graduate and recipient of the Faculty of Science Dean’s Medal for 2021

It is with great pleasure to announce that BSc Graduate, Anmol Sharma, has received the Faculty of Science Dean’s Medal for 2021. Dr. Lucy Lee, Dean of the Faculty of Science, presented him with his medal earlier this month. Anmol exceeded the criteria for the Dean’s medal with a GPA of 4.13, graduating from the … Read more

Congratulations to BSc Graduate, Isabelle St-Martin, Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies Dean’s Medal Recipient

Congratulations to BSc Graduate, Isabelle St-Martin, recipient of the Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies Dean’s Medal for 2021. Dr. Peter Geller, Interim Dean, presented her with the medal earlier this month. Isabelle graduated with the Bachelor of Science degree with a dual major in honours biology and physics, a mathematics minor, as well as … Read more

Faculty of Science Celebrates our Class of 2021!

This year the Faculty of Science awarded 124 Bachelor of Science degrees, 4 Associate of Science degrees, 7 Bachelor of Agricultural Science degrees, 16 Data Analysis Post-baccalaureate Certificates, 5 GIS Certificates, and 4 Engineering Physics Mechatronics Diplomas. Congratulations to each and everyone of you! It’s been a busy week of celebration at the University of … Read more

Congratulations Tanner Boos, BSc Graduate and 2021 Governor General’s Silver Medal Recipient!

Tanner began his UFV journey in 2016 and in 2021 is graduating with a Bachelor of Science with a math (honours) major and a physics minor with a near-perfect 4.29 GPA. It’s somewhat fitting, at least this year, that the decision of who receives the Governor General’s Silver Medal comes down to numbers. This prestigious … Read more