Science Social (2013)

September 26, 2013 With well over 100 in attendance, this year’s Science Social was a great success.  Displays were organized by the departments and student organizations.  Check out some of the photos!! ‌ ‌                

Young Distinguished Alumni winner Evan Wiens exhibits altruism through dentistry (2013)

Archived from UFV Today, October 11 2013.  Original post by Darren Macdonald. Evan Wiens hasn’t been a dentist for very long, but he’s already packed a lot of professional experience, leadership, and community service into his career. This year’s winner of the Distinguished Young Alumni award at the University of the Fraser Valley — reserved … Read more

greenSPEAK Seminar Series (2013)

Centre for Sustainability John Vissers: “You damn commie tree hugger” – The fate and future of environmental activism in a conservative city (Nov. 26, 2013) Andrea Gielens: Oregon Spotted Frog and Western Painted Turtle Recovery Programs (Nov. 19, 2013) Nichole Marples: “From Awareness to Action” (Nov. 5, 2013) Sven Van de Wetering: speaking on barriers … Read more

Discoveries Speaker Series: Lucy Lee

Discoveries Speaker Series: UFV Geography Department Thursday, September 19, 2013 – Room: A413 – 2:30pm Dr. Lucy Lee speaks on “Potential contributions of non-mammalian cell lines to biotechnological advancements in agriculture and environmental sustainability.” The development and use of cell lines (continuous cell cultures) for non-mammalian species, especially for bees, shellfish and fish have been … Read more

Canada-Wide Science Rally (2013)

MONDAY, Sept 16 – Meet on the Green at the Abbotsford Campus at noon! CBC News Article: Researchers stand up for science, plan rallies coast to coast September 12, 2013 3:05 PM –By Quirks & Quarks Bob McDonald, Quirks & Quarks Once again, scientists and supporters across the country will rally on Monday, Sept. … Read more

UFV computing student having a fruitful summer at BlackBerry (2013)

Archived from UFV Today, August 13 2013. Original post by Anne Russell. In summer, many people enjoy the bounteous crops of seasonal fruits, including blackberries. Richard Nair is enjoying a different type of BlackBerry, as he completes his fourth consecutive cooperative education work term with the technology company BlackBerry (formerly Research In Motion), producers of … Read more

Sharing research with students brings joy to UFV chemist (2013)

Archived from UFV Today, June 7 2013. Original post by Anne Russell. Research brings great joy to UFV chemist Noham Weinberg. “For, me, it is like drinking clean water fresh from the source! And having students working with you, seeing them grow into independent researchers, is an even greater joy. It is what drives me. … Read more

Research Lecture Series: Stan Manu speaks on the “Roles of Language(s) in Bilingual Students’ Understanding of Mathematics” (2013)

Archived from UFV Today, February 27, 2013. Original post by Anne Russell.  March 11, 2013 – Lecture Hall (B101) at 4pm The importance of language in understanding math — especially for bilingual students — is the topic of the next presentation in the UFV Research Lecture Series. The lecture is free and the public is … Read more