News and Information

University of Lethbridge News and Information Services is an arm of the Public Affairs office within University Advancement. Consisting of Director of Public Affairs & Government Relations, Richard Westlund, News & Information Manager, Trevor Kenney, and Public Affairs Advisor, Caroline Zentner, the office is the primary source of contact for media relations at the U of L. Responsible for the writing of news releases and coordinating media strategies, the office also creates content for the UNews website, SAM Magazine and UWeekly.

UWeekly: An e-newsletter created every Monday during the academic year and every second Monday during the summer months (June through late August), UWeekly is a look at what's happening around campus, a celebration of the U of L community and the people who contribute to its vibrancy. It also outlines news items primarily of interest to the campus employee community.

To submit a notice for consideration to be included in UWeekly, please make sure it is posted on the Notice Board or in a linkable place on the University website (ie. a Faculty or School-specific home page, or notice column) and forward your request to m.williams@uleth.ca by the Friday prior to creation.

UNews: The official source for news and information about the University of Lethbridge. Located at www.uleth.ca/unews, this website houses content from our print publications, as well as video content, photo galleries, daily news updates and links to our Twitter feed.

Experts Database: An online tool and searchable database that enables users the opportunity to search for University of Lethbridge expertise on a wide variety of subjects

Digital Signage: This includes the internal signage network that consists of 19 screens operating throughout University Hall, the Devonian Walkway, LINC entrance, 1st Choice Savings Centre for Sport and Wellness, Anderson Hall, Alberta Water and Environmental Science Building and Markin Hall. For digital signage posting guidelines, follow this link. This also includes the external sign (University Drive) that is utilized to promote University activities to a community audience. For more information on digital signage policies at the University of Lethbridge, e-mail m.williams@uleth.ca.

Social Media: The University of Lethbridge is available on Facebook (www.facebook.com/ulethbridge.ca), Twitter (@ULethbridgenews), YouTube (www.youtube.com/ulethbridge) and LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/company/21426).

Other Sources

  • Pronghorn Athletics (www.gohorns.ca) is the home for our athletic programs. The University of Lethbridge competes in the Canada West conference, and includes the following programs: men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s hockey, men’s and women’s soccer, women’s rugby, men’s and women’s track and field and men’s and women’s swimming. For media inquiries, contact Eoin Colquhoun at eoin.colquhoun@uleth.ca or call 403-380-1851.
  • Faculty of Fine Arts (www.uleth.ca/finearts) is the home of our art, music, drama and new media programs. The University of Lethbridge presents a number of public performances throughout the academic year. For information on these performances, or to arrange interview opportunities with production staff and students, contact Katherine Wasiak at Katherine.wasiak@uleth.ca or 403-329-2227.