News Releases

U of L to raise Pride Flag

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Everyone is invited to attend the raising of the University of Lethbridge Pride Flag in celebration of Lethbridge Pride Week. The U of L is committed to creating a welcoming environment for all members of the campus community. Who: Ariane Tennant, U of L associate vice-president (Human Resources) Tyler Gschaid, Lethbridge Pride Fest board member Robin Beck, U of L student What: Raising the Pride Flag When: Tuesday, June 18 at 11 a.m. Where:

Lethbridge iGEM teams hit the ground running

Wednesday, June 5, 2019
The University of Lethbridge iGEM (International Genetically Engineered Machines) teams are once again demonstrating their innovative spirit. The collegiate team is attempting an ambitious project inspired by the works of Banting and Best, the researchers who were the first to extract and administer insulin in 1922, later selling their patent to the University of Toronto for a dollar.

U of L students create innovative programming for Galt Museum

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Two University of Lethbridge students completing Applied Studies courses have developed unique tools to help educate school children about local history.

New U of L series to highlight research in social sciences and humanities

Monday, June 3, 2019
The University of Lethbridge, thanks to funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), is launching a new series called Celebrating Connection: A SSHRC Exchange Series. The series is designed to help disseminate research findings and provide opportunities for networking and collaborating in the humanities, social sciences, arts, education and management through events such as conferences, presentations and workshops.

Kaitlynn Weaver found her niche in Child & Youth Studies

Thursday, May 30, 2019
When Kaitlynn Weaver (BA ’16) walks across the stage to receive her Master of Arts, she’ll do so knowing she took every opportunity available to learn and develop as a person and as a scholar.

U of L research project will provide access to detailed models of historical Blackfoot objects held in British museums

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
A team of University of Lethbridge researchers and Blackfoot Elders will soon embark on an ambitious project that will provide immediate virtual access to historical Blackfoot objects held in museums, thanks to federal funding from the New Frontiers in Research Fund.

Dhillon School of Business benefactor to be recognized with honorary degree

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
The University of Lethbridge is thrilled to recognize international real estate developer Navjeet (Bob) Dhillon by presenting him with an honorary degree at Spring 2019 Convocation.

U of L researcher part of team to study migration through the lens of refugee experience

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Remembering Refuge will document the experiences of refugees who crossed the Canada-United States border as a way to increase public understanding of migration How have current stories of migration been shaped by longer histories of borders and displacement? What can the experiences of those crossing the Canada-U.S. border tell us about the history of Canada and the U.S.?

University of Lethbridge reappoints President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Mike Mahon for three-year term

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
The University of Lethbridge Board of Governors has approved the reappointment of President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Mike Mahon to a third term. At the request of Dr. Mahon, this appointment is for a three-year term commencing July 1, 2020 and will be his final term.

Media Availability: University of Lethbridge research projects supported by Western Economic Diversification

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
WHAT: On Wednesday, Apr. 24, Western Economic Diversification will announce, by news release, significant funding that will support two distinct research projects at the University of Lethbridge. Researchers who benefit from this funding will be available to speak with media about its impact. WHEN: Wednesday, Apr. 24, 11 a.m. WHERE: Markin Hall Atrium