LIYSF 2023: Day 1

Welcome to Catherine and Manjot’s LIYSF 2023 blog series! Hello all! I’m going to give you the recap of Manjot and I’s journey to London as well as day 1 of LIYSF! Manjot and I began our journey on Tuesday at 9am in BC. We arrived to the airport and got on our first flight … Read more

Faculty of Science is pleased to welcome our new Dean, Dr. Michael Hitch

Article by Jordan Fernandez, UFV Today Dr. Michael Hitch joins UFV as the Dean of the Faculty of Science, effective Sept. 1, 2023. He will also hold a faculty appointment in the School of Land Use and Environmental Change.  A senior leader with more than 38 years of academic and industry experience, Dr. Hitch brings … Read more

Forage Fish Spawning Habitat Sampling Project – AUG 27

The Friends of Semiahmoo Bay Society is launching the Forage Fish Spawning Habitat Sampling Project in Boundary Bay and we would like to invite you all to participate! Enjoy a day of learning and hands-on training conducting habitat sampling on August 27th. This session will kick off the opportunity for monthly surf smelt sampling in Boundary Bay. … Read more

UFV celebrates Dr. Lucy Lee

Faculty, staff, students, friends, and family were on hand June 22 to celebrate Dr. Lucy Lee on her upcoming retirement. It was a wonderful afternoon hearing others talk about how Lucy has touched their lives. Dr. Lucy Lee came to UFV in 2012 from Wilfrid Laurier University where she excelled as both a professor and … Read more

UFV Science celebrates the graduates of 2023!

UFV welcomed grads and their families over six ceremonies from June 13 to 15 as Convocation came “home” to the athletic centre gymnasium on the Abbotsford campus after more than a decade off campus. The official tally for 2023 graduates is approximately 2,349, but not all were able to attend a ceremony. UFV achieved a … Read more

Science Rocks! Summer Camp receives funding from the Canadian Mathematical Society!

Thank you to the Canadian Mathematical Society for continuing to support our Science Rocks! Program, in particular the “Cryptography, Codes, and Crime Scenes!” Camps being held in Abbotsford and Chilliwack. This year they have generously donated $2,500 which will go a long way to help us to continue to create a fun environment for our … Read more

Congratulations to our 2023 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. Greg Schmaltz – Awesome Achievement Award for overall excellence in academic endeavors Greg’s dedication and commitment to the Faculty of Science, especially to Biology, has … Read more