News Releases

New digital therapy platform introduced to enhance mental health services for students

Thursday, December 5, 2019
Mental health services for University of Lethbridge students are receiving an online boost with the introduction of the TAO Connect digital platform, making behavioural health therapy more accessible, efficient and effective.

Biology student projects earn awards at international conference

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Two University of Lethbridge biology students earned first-place awards for their research at the recent 40th annual North American Meeting of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, the largest yearly gathering of environmental toxicologists in North America.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of December 2 to 8

Monday, December 2, 2019
The University of Lethbridge has several events lined up this week that may be of interest to your readers, viewers and listeners. Members of the media who are interested in covering these events are encouraged to contact the individual event organizer directly.                                                        Pop-up Study Skills Table Monday to Friday, Dec. 2 to 6, 10:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m., Alcove, Level 10, Library

Research paper opens lens on how much pollution may be affecting Canada’s endangered plants and animals

Wednesday, November 27, 2019
As threats to plant and animal species across Canada continue to escalate, a new study, led by University of Lethbridge plant ecologist Dr. Jenny McCune, has provided a baseline look at how sources of pollution overlap the known ranges of nearly 500 at-risk species.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of November 25 to December 1

Monday, November 25, 2019
The University of Lethbridge has several events lined up this week that may be of interest to your readers, viewers and listeners. Members of the media who are interested in covering these events are encouraged to contact the individual event organizer directly.                                                        Frosty Fair Monday, Nov. 25, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Markin Hall atrium

University of Lethbridge iGEM team earns gold for project that designs oral insulin delivery system

Thursday, November 21, 2019
The University of Lethbridge’s Collegiate iGEM team set its sights on solving a problem that affects nearly nine per cent of the world’s population, and earned a gold medal for their efforts at the recently concluded International Genetically Engineered Machines World Jamboree in Boston, MA.

Artificial intelligence can help diagnose and monitor patients with neurological disorders

Thursday, November 21, 2019
Deep learning can analyse complex behaviour For someone with a neurological disorder that impairs their movement, such as stroke or Parkinson’s disease, getting to the doctor’s office for a checkup can be difficult. What if patients could just take a video clip of their movements with a smartphone app that interprets the video and sends the results to their doctor?

Advisory - Nourish program’s Buy a Student Breakfast initiative to hand out meal vouchers

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
WHAT: Buy a Student Breakfast vouchers will be handed out to U of L students WHEN: 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, November 20 WHERE: Volunteers will be handing out vouchers in the Physical Education Building Foyer, Science Commons Atrium, Markin Hall Atrium and University Hall Atrium WHO: Cody Thomson of PACT, a ratified Students’ Union club, will be in Markin Hall handing out vouchers and available to speak with media

PUBlic Professor Series talk analyzes the benefits and risks of artificial intelligence

Monday, November 18, 2019
We hear about artificial intelligence (AI) in all sorts of high-tech and somewhat distant technologies like self-driving cars and robotics, but AI is here in your life right now in ways that you may not realize. Banking, insurance, medicine, education and the justice system all offer examples of how AI has been and continues to be put to use. But what are the downsides to this, and how can we harness the power of AI in ways that benefit everyone? From deciding who gets a bank loan to learning how men and women write differently, we need to have an understanding of how AI is being used, and

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of November 18 to 24

Monday, November 18, 2019
The University of Lethbridge has several events lined up this week that may be of interest to your readers, viewers and listeners. Members of the media who are interested in covering these events are encouraged to contact the individual event organizer directly.                                                        International Education Week Monday, Nov. 18 to Friday, Nov. 24, various times and locations