UFV’s Pat Harrison comments on “Bat disease headed west” – Abbotsford News

Bat disease headed west – “The News” Jan. 31, 2014 by  Jason Roessle – Abbotsford News posted Jan 31, 2014 at 3:00 PM A disease afflicting bats across eastern North America has a local veterinarian “dreading” its arrival. White Nose Syndrome (WNS) is a fungal disease that kills bats during their winter hibernation period. It … Read more

Chemistry Drop-In Sessions – Winter 2014

NEW THIS SEMESTER! CHEMISTRY DROP-IN SESSIONS First-Year (110, 113, 114) Organic (213, 214) Chemistry Classes Tuesday to Thursday in A252 and A254 Starts 2nd week of Winter 2014 Come and work with other students, or get help from a faculty member. During January, there will be three sessions a week for first-year courses, and two … Read more

UFV Hosts BC Secondary Schools Math Contest – May 2, 2014

The 17th Annual British Columbia Secondary Schools Math Contest at UFV Divisions: • Junior (up to grade 10) • Senior (up to grade 12) Preliminary Round: Date: Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Location: Individual schools Final Round: Date: Fri, May 2, 2014 Location: UFV Abbotsford Campus Final Round 2014 includes: T-Shirts with Contest Puzzle Raffle Prizes … Read more

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 Research Open House – Feb 27

2nd Annual Science Laboratory and Faculty Research Open House Thursday, February 27, 2014 4:30 – 7:30 pm. This year the event will take place on the CEP campus. [hr] The profile of research in science at UFV is diverse, dynamic–and growing! This peer-reviewed and practically applicable community research is taking place in multiple faculties Science, … 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