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

Perrin Waldock and Tessa Webb off to London, UK this summer!

On March 29th our shortlisted candidates presented their research topic of choice to a large audience including the Faculty of Science selection panel. All 3 presentations were spectacular which made for a difficult decision for our panel! We are excited to announce that Perrin Waldock and Tessa Webb were selected to represent UFV at the … Read more

Are you looking for volunteer hours and have fun at the same time? Math Mania is in the air!

Math Mania is an evening of mathematical demonstrations, puzzles and hands-on activities for elementary school children. It’s designed to show children – and their parents – how much fun you can have playing with mathematical games and concepts. Volunteers run individual tables, each with their own activity or activities. You’ll get a chance to try … Read more

Math Mania + Kids = 90 Minutes of FUN!

This is an evening of mathematical demonstrations, puzzles and hands-on activities for elementary or middle school children. It’s been designed by members of the University of the Fraser Valley’s Department of Mathematics & Statistics to show children and their parents how much fun you can have playing with mathematical concepts. Upcoming Math Mania Events October … Read more

New faces in the Faculty of Science Fall 2016

The Faculty of Science would like to welcome our newest faculty members Nathan Bialas, Linus Chiang, Golfam Ghafourifar and Kseniya Garaschuk. BIOLOGY: Nathan Bialas, Assistant Professor [View Profile] If you’re wondering why Nathan looks familiar, he’s been teaching Biology at UFV since 2009 as a sessional instructor. This term he will be teaching: BIO 111 … Read more

UFV Today … Physics and math skills apply in marketing for job for science student, Josh Friesen

When you think about what kind of summer job a physics student might land, would marketing pop into your mind? It certainly didn’t for UFV physics and math student Josh Friesen, but he recently wrapped up a work semester in the marketing department of Prospera Credit Union in Abbotsford. And he found that the analytical … Read more

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