greenSPEAK Seminar – Feb. 4 – All for naught? How ‘Zero Waste’ has become a reality check for modern environmentalism

This is a teleconference from New Brunswick. Centre for Sustainability 2014 greenSPEAK Seminar Series: Tuesday, Feb. 4th at 3:30 B121, Abby Campus (B Bldg.) – Note the room change. Open to the public (free) A presentation by Robert Krausz, PhD Environmental Policy and Planning Everything done by human societies has one thing in common: the … Read more

UFV Turns 40 – Events Planned

April 4, 2014 – Save the Date! UFV holds many events each year, and during 2014/15, the 40th Anniversary theme will be woven into all of them! In addition, plans are underway for events to mark UFV’s actual birthday, April 4, as well as to host a community-wide celebration in the fall of 2014. More … Read more

UFV biology student making connections and a future through co-op program

Taken from UFV Today, January 16 2014.  Original post by Darren McDonald. Students at UFV ‘make’ many things, from dresses to buildings to gourmet concoctions, in programs such as fashion design, carpentry, and culinary arts. But students who enroll in the co-operative education option, including biology major Brandon Wood, also make money and important career … Read more

greenSPEAK Seminar – Kerry Coast – Jan 28

Centre for Sustainability 2014 greenSPEAK Seminar Series: Tuesday, 28th JAN., at 3:30 B101, Abby Campus (B Bldg.) Open to the public (free) Kerry Coast: Journalist, dramatist, activist Kerry Coast is a journalist, dramatist and activist. She has just published her first book, a researched account of British Columbia’s history – The Colonial Present. Coast has attended the UN … Read more

Undergraduate Conference – Thompson Rivers University

This year it’s TRU hosts the Undergrad Conference, so we’re  inviting TWU, UBCO and UFV students to present posters at our local event. There are no external participants from other faculties – just Science. March 27 – 28, 2014 – Conference January 31  – Applications Due Application Form is now available on the conference website, … Read more

Calling for Research Excellence Award Nominations – 2014

Do you have colleagues who are making an academic impact at UFV through innovative research? Nominate them for UFV’s annual Research Excellence Award! Deadline for nominations is Feb 7, 2014. 2013 Recipient – Noham Weinberg 2012 Recipient – Olav Lian  

UFV Microlectures – Nov. 13, 2013

List of Presenters Jim Daems – English Darrell Fox – Social Work and Human Services Sharon Gillies – Biology Aleksandra Idzior – Visual Arts/History Marcella LaFever – Communications Judy Larsen – UUP Seonaigh MacPherson – Adult Education Linda Pardy – Communications Prabhjot Parmar – English/Social, Cultural, and Media Studies Peter Raabe – Philosophy Michelle Riedlinger- … Read more