UFV celebrates grads of 2021 and 2020 with a virtual Convocation

Article from UFV Today by Anne Russell, June 18, 2021 It was a Convocation for our COVID-19 times, held virtually and watched from around the world. The University of the Fraser Valley celebrated grads from the classes of 2020 and 2021 on June 18 with an online ceremony featuring insights from student speakers and honorary … 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

Science Rocks! Days receives $5,000 grant from Abbotsford Community Foundation

Thank you to the Abbotsford Community Foundation (ACF) for their continued support of our Science Rocks! program here at UFV. On May 20, Robin Endelman, Science Rocks! Coordinator, was presented with a $5,000 Smart & Caring Community Grant cheque to support the launch of our new Science Rocks! Days. (Pictured above Jennifer Willford, ACF Community … Read more

Congratulations to the 2021 Faculty of Science AAA Award Recipients!

Each year the Dean of Science in consultation with the department heads decide the recipients of these awards. They were announced at our final Faculty Council meeting of the year. Stefania Pizzirani and Afia Raja – Co-recipients of the Awesome Achievement Award, for overall excellence in academic endeavors It was a difficult decision to give … Read more

Congratulations to Dr. Kseniya Garaschuk, Recipient of the 2021 Graham Wright Award for Distinguished Service

The Faculty of Science is excited to announce that Dr. Kseniya Garaschuk has been named the recipient of the 2021 Graham Wright Award for Distinguished Service from the Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS). The Graham Wright Award for Distinguished Service is presented annually to an individual who has made sustained and significant contributions to the Canadian … Read more

Work this summer planning science open-house events for the fall! Science Rocks! Days is looking for Student Program Developers – Apply by May 20!!

Science Rocks! Days are new open-house type events that will run on campus during the 2021-22 academic year, for kids in grades 4-6 and 7-8. We are planning this summer for these day-events to run during Fall and Winter semesters, on both the Abbotsford and Chilliwack campuses. We are looking for 2 UFV students with … Read more