Rising from the yeast, settling in the West

Although he’s been teaching on and off since 2005, Summer 2018 marks the first semester that yeast geneticist Jesper Johansen has had the chance to teach at UFV. Originally from…

Professor Profile: Chris Friesen

Visual arts professor Chris Friesen is an incredibly active member of the local arts community. With a long list of connections and accomplishments under his belt, Chris’s most recent contribution…

From rock ‘n’ roll to the Renaissance

Jill Bain teaches art history at UFV and has done so since the early-’90s. Before teaching at UFV, Jill studied in Rome, London, and New York. After graduating from the…

Q&A with Heather Davis-Fisch

Heather Davis-Fisch is an associate professor and the theatre department head at UFV. Heather is also the co-editor of the Views and Reviews section of Canadian Theatre Review.  What led you to…

Q&A with Andrea Hughes

By Ekanki Chawla and Manveer Dhaliwal Andrea Hughes has been a psychology professor at UFV for about 11 years, and has taught nearly every psychology course in the discipline. What…

More to fish than just the slime

Dr. Lucy Lee is an invitromatest, a term coined by Lucy and her colleagues to describe the unique work they do growing cells in vitro. Lucy researches fish cell lines,…

Professor profile: Allan Arndt

By Ekanki Chawla and Esra Al-Abduljabar Allan Arndt has been a biology professor at UFV for about 15 years and has taught nearly every biology course in the discipline including conservation,…

Ron Dart and wisdom

Ron Dart grew up near Algonquin Park, in southeastern Ontario. In his 20s he travelled as a ski bum. Eventually he settled in Switzerland, embracing the great Swiss alpine tradition….