Eager campers will top-off their week of learning with a trip to a cattle ranch
Destination Exploration, in collaboration with Carlson Cattle Company and Dr. Lorraine Beaudin, will be offering its very first Farm Camp – July 23-27. Campers will discover how science and technology helps keep fresh food on the table through hands-on experiments and activities. The week of camp will be topped off with a visit to a beautiful working ranch, west of Magrath.
Three University of Lethbridge students have cooked up an idea that will bring Syrian culture to the broader Lethbridge community while helping newcomer women integrate — the newly formed catering business Jeeran55.
Nadine and Don Chandler have advocated for inclusiveness ever since their son Randy was born with an intellectual disability more than 40 years ago, and now they’ve established an award that will help provide inclusive learning opportunities at the University of Lethbridge.
The Government of Canada announced Monday that the University of Lethbridge, in partnership with the Université de Sherbrooke, has been awarded $1.65 million over the span of six years to develop the RNA Bioengineering and Innovation Network Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE).
Aerial and ground crews from the University of Lethbridge have launched a large campaign that will conduct multiple surveys in Alberta and the Northwest Territories to measure ecosystem changes associated with climate change and permafrost loss and to build understanding of the role of wildfire.
Dr. Chris Hopkinson, a geography professor with expertise in LiDAR (light detection and ranging), will lead the aerial portion of the campaign while Dr. Laura Chasmer, also a U of L geography professor, leads the ground campaign.
A research collaboration between Dr. Bruce McNaughton’s lab at the Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience at the University of Lethbridge and Dr. Vincent Bonin’s lab at the Neuro-Electronics Research Flanders (NERF, VIB-KU Leuven-imec) in Belgium has provided new insight into how the brain learns about the environment and why the hippocampus, a key part of the brain, is so important in this process.
The Girl Guides, the world’s largest voluntary organization for girls, has its roots in the early 20th century, a time of rapid social change when more than a few adults were wringing their hands about the future. Girl Guide programs were designed to give girls a taste of the freedom they were clamouring for, but also maintain the idea that women were primarily wives and mothers.
Dr. Stefan Kienzle’s passion for and commitment to water sustainability research has never been motivated by external validation, which makes his Water’s Next Award from the 2018 Canadian Water Summit all the more gratifying.
A unique research partnership between the University of Lethbridge and the University of Calgary has Dr. Vanessa Meier-Stephenson using Highway 2 as a pathway to developing a greater understanding of the hepatitis C virus, and potential new therapeutics to combat the infectious disease.
The University of Lethbridge is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Kerry B. Godfrey as the new Dean of the Dhillon School of Business.