News Releases

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of March 20 to 25

Mon, 03/20/2017
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.                          ART NOW — The Mobile Ruin Monday, March 20, noon to 12:50 p.m., W570, Recital Hall

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of March 12 to 18

Mon, 03/13/2017
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.                          5 Days for the Homeless Sunday, March 12, 5 p.m. to Friday, March 17, 5 p.m., U of L bus loop

Native Awareness Week to include pipe ceremony

Thu, 03/02/2017
This year’s Native Awareness Week from March 6 to 10 will pay tribute to the long-held relationship between the University of Lethbridge and Indigenous peoples. Among the many events taking place, the U of L, currently celebrating its 50th anniversary, will be unveiling its own ceremonial pipe, made by an elder from the Piikani First Nation and engraved with a pronghorn.

Grant enables U of L researchers to investigate how people engage with art

Tue, 02/28/2017
Intuitively, Dr. Josephine Mills, curator of the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, knows people get something out of art. Exactly how people engage with art remains a mystery even though art galleries, large and small, have a big interest in being able to answer the question.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of Feb. 27 to March 4

Mon, 02/27/2017
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.                          Student Speaker Challenge — Round 1 Wednesday, March 1, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Ballroom B, Students’ Union Building

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of Feb. 21 to 25

Tue, 02/21/2017
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.                        Reading Week Camps Tuesday, Feb. 21 to Friday, Feb. 24, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Alberta Water and Environmental Sciences Building

Birthday party is fitting theme for 50th anniversary edition of University of Lethbridge Play Day

Thu, 02/16/2017
It’s a year-long celebration at the University of Lethbridge in honour of our 50th anniversary, so it only makes sense that the Play Day 2017 theme is one big family birthday party.

U of L master’s student awarded Alberta SPOR Graduate Studentship

Thu, 02/16/2017
In a first for the University of Lethbridge, Yanjun Shi (BA ’14) has been chosen as one of 13 Alberta graduate students to receive the prestigious Alberta SPOR Graduate Studentship in Patient-Oriented Research. The award will provide her with $30,000 in funding for one year, along with mentoring and training opportunities in patient-oriented research. “I am very grateful to have received this award and for the support and encouragement from my supervisor, Dr. Bonnie Lee,” says Shi. “I’m excited to get started but also aware of the challenges with this project.”

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of Feb. 13 to 18

Mon, 02/13/2017
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.                          The Boy’s Own Jedi Handbook Tuesday, Feb. 14 to Saturday, Feb. 18, 7:30 p.m., David Spinks Theatre This immersive, imaginative and magical play is full of pop-culture references, movie nostalgia and a roller rink.

AGILITY Innovation Summit to feature agriculture industry leaders, Feb. 9-10

Wed, 02/08/2017
  Agriculture industry leaders will gather at the University of Lethbridge, Feb. 9-10, for the annual AGILITY Innovation Summit: Future of Food.

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