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

Math Mania continues to be an exciting evening for elementary students!

Math Mania is presented by the UFV Mathematics & Statistics Department in conjunction with the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences. It’s been another outstanding Math Mania year! Our last event was held at the Chilliwack Central Elementary School on May 25th. Thanks to Judy Larsen, Theresa Mulder, Karin Loots and their outstanding team of … Read more

UFV Hosts – Math Challengers – Fraser Valley Regional Competition – 2014

Math Challengers is an inter-school math competition in which students in grades 8 and 9 compete in teams of four or five. Regional competitions are held across BC each year in February, with the top teams from each regional tournament moving on to compete at the annual Provincial competition in March. Beginning in 2014, there will be a … 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