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

Beadwork + Mathwork = Community Beading Project with Nico Williams, Anishinaabe artist

The Community Beading Project brought together participants from UFV, UBC and surrounding area from kids to adults. The goal was to bring together community and engage in beadwork and mathwork over 5 virtual sessions while contributing to a larger social action collective project, the community hyperblanket … and they succeeded! Beadwork is relational. Mathematics is … Read more

Dr. Greg Schlitt retires after 29 years at UFV

With the start of a new academic year and the return to a new normal on campus the Faculty of Science, with very mixed feelings, sadly announces the retirement of Dr. Greg Schlitt from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics after 29 years of exemplary teaching, service and scholarship. Greg’s passion for innovative reform and … Read more

Math and Stats Associate Professor, Dr. Erik Talvila retires after 18 years of service

Please join the Faculty of Science in extending best wishes to Dr. Erik Talvila who has retired after 18 years from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at UFV. Erik has been an engaging educator and accomplished researcher during his tenure here at UFV. He has produced dozens of publications including over twenty in refereed … 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

Congratulations to Dr. Kseniya Garaschuk and Dr. Shaun Sun!

Congratulations to UFV Math & Stats Professors, Dr. Kseniya Garaschuk and Dr. Shaun Sun, on their successful Open Education Faculty Fellows (OEFF) program proposals. OEFF supports faculty projects that create, develop, or modify open education resources to be used in UFV courses as well as similar courses taught at other institutions. The adjudication committee recognized … Read more

Math & Stats Professor Anna Kuczynska publishes new open textbook

Congratulations to UFV Math and Stats Associate Professor, Anna Kuczynska on her new math textbook “Intermediate Algebra and Trigonometry“. Anna is also an Associate Professor in Upgrading and University Preparation and the UFV Math and Stats Centre Coordinator. Her textbook has been accepted into BC Campus Open Textbook collection and can be found there as well … Read more

Mathematical Modeling of Ocean Temperatures with Dr. Sam Pimentel MAR 5/18

The Math and Stats Department at UFV is pleased to present Dr. Sam Pimentel, Assistant Professor from Trinity Western University. Mathematical Modeling of Ocean Temperatures When: Monday, March 5, 2018 Time: 4:00 pm Where: A233, Abbotsford Campus Everyone welcome to attend! [box]Dr. Sam Pimentel’s NSERC funded research programme involves the application of data assimilation methods … Read more

Miranda Louwerse, BSc – Faculty of Science Dean’s Medal Recipient 2017

Congratulations to Miranda Louwerse, this year’s recipient of the Faculty of Science Dean’s Medal. Miranda is an outstanding student in Chemistry and Mathematics. She not only met the required criteria for the Dean’s medal, she surpassed it! She is a true leader and ambassador not only of the Faculty of Science but the University community … Read more

Dr. Ian Affleck, UFV Math Professor receives prestigious Teaching Excellence Award

Congratulations Dr. Ian Affleck! He’s no doubt a teacher first! He joined UFV in 2005 and has been a remarkable role model for our faculty, staff and students ever since. He was recently recognized for his outstanding teaching within the Faculty of Science. The award was presented on behalf of his colleagues and peers; but … Read more