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UFV professor’s public lecture showcases research, institutional engagement

On Wednesday, March 21, UFV English Professor Miriam Nichols hosted a public lecture on the shifting societal role of poetry, tracing its function from...

Passing the torch of knowledge

There’s a saying that “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire,” and I couldn’t agree more. On...

Advice to the English department

Historical context Disclaimer: my intention in writing this is not to dissuade any student interested in majoring in English from doing so. Many of my...

Sailing to Byzantium

Last Friday, an exhibition of student art was held in Evered Hall. The event, entitled “Sailing to Byzantium,” was a unique collaboration between the...

International education: an address to and from an exchange student

Canada is quickly jumping up the ranks in terms of being a dream destination for immigrants from around the world, especially among the South...

Professional writers coming to UFV to share their secrets

Writers, and those interested in starting their journey down the path of a writer, are invited to gather at UFV Abbotsford’s U-House on September...

Speaking of writing: A Q&A with UFV professor, Trevor Carolan

Trevor Carolan is a professor at UFV who teaches creative non-fiction, poetry, literary journalism, and other writing classes. He recently published his 20th book,...

Review: New Writers, New Plays

Four short scenes from four new plays; a staged reading of works-in-progress by students of English 381. Happily Ever After Written by Dustin Anderlini Reviewed by Jess...

Study of speech synthesis may have broad practical applications

Imagine a security system that analyzes the unique sound waves of your voice to grant access. How about an ECG that uses noise cancelling technology to differentiate between an expectant mother’s pulse and the movements of her unborn child? These are some of the many potential real-world applications of digital speech processing discussed by Dr. Surinder Dhanjal in his November 9 presentation at UFV’s Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies, the fourth address in their ongoing South Asian Lecture Series.