News Releases

Two U of L professors receive renewed Canada Research Chair funding

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Dr. Kristine Alexander, a University of Lethbridge history professor, and Dr. Locke Spencer, a U of L experimental astrophysicist, will continue their leading-edge research with the renewal of their Tier 2 Canada Research Chair funding.

U Sports Men’s National Hockey Championship comes to Lethbridge

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
It’s just the fourth time in the University of Lethbridge’s 51-year history that it will host a U Sports national championship, and the first time the country’s best men’s hockey programs will battle on Enmax Centre ice for the right to raise the David Johnston University Cup. Today, ticket sales opened for the prestigious U Sports Men’s National Hockey Championship tournament.

Undergrad scores big with research poster

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
As an undergraduate student researcher, Justin Miller was simply excited to be attending the Canadian Ecotoxicity Workshop recently held in Vancouver. As Canada’s predominant annual conference for ecotoxicologists, he knew he’d be learning about the latest developments in the field. What he didn’t expect was to come away with a third-place award and a cash prize for his research poster.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of November 5 to 12

Monday, November 5, 2018
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. 5 to Friday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Atrium, University Hall

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of October 29 to November 4

Monday, October 29, 2018
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.   Life Balance Fair Wednesday, Oct. 31, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., indoor track, 1st Choice Savings Centre

Dhillon School of Business to announce new major in Agricultural Enterprise Management

Friday, October 26, 2018
Thanks to the generosity of Cor Van Raay and his $5-million gift to the University of Lethbridge and Lethbridge College, along with matching funding from the provincial government, the Dhillon School of Business is launching a new major in Agricultural Enterprise Management. Van Raay recognized the business and management aspects of agriculture — agricultural finance, marketing and trade, for example — needed more attention and his donation became the catalyst to expand the business focus on agriculture.

Advisory - The Nightmare returns – free shredding event at University of Lethbridge on October 29

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
WHAT: A Nightmare on Shred Street 3, free shredding of personal items and media storage devices WHEN: Monday, October 29, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. WHERE: Bus loading zone to the west of the 1st Choice Savings Centre for Sport and Wellness WHO: Open to the public, with donations of cash and food items welcome to benefit the campus food bank.

Management Students’ Society jumping at opportunity to support United Way through Chillin’ For Charity

Thursday, October 18, 2018
The Management Students’ Society (MSS), a host of local community leaders and charitable citizens will be dipping into icy waters on Monday, October 22 for the 14th edition of the Chillin’ For Charity fundraising event in support of the United Way of Lethbridge & South Western Alberta. More than $25,000 has been raised over the past four years that MSS has organized the event and more than $100,000 since its inception. A goal of $10,000 of support has been set for this year’s edition.

Award-winning documentary about Alberta’s African-American settlers comes to Lethbridge

Thursday, October 18, 2018
Media Availability — Deborah Dobbins and Drs. Jenna Bailey and David Este are available to speak to media on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 2 p.m. at the Lethbridge Public Library, Lower Study non-fiction stacks area Audiences in Lethbridge and southern Alberta have the opportunity to learn about the discrimination experienced by black settlers in Alberta and Saskatchewan in the early 1900s when the documentary, We are the Roots: Black Settlers and Their Experiences of Discrimination on the Canadian Prairies, has its Lethbridge premiere on Sunday, Oct. 21.

University of Lethbridge faculty and student researchers supported by NSERC funding

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
A diverse and comprehensive group of University of Lethbridge researchers was awarded $1.98 million in funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) this week, part of $558 million in total funding to post-secondary researchers and students, the largest investment in research from NSERC this year. In addition, eight graduate students received $336,000 in funding, further broadening the impact of the federal government’s investment in research activities at the U of L.