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University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of April 24 to 30

Mon, 04/24/2017
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.                          Ventus Women’s Choir with special guest Lizzy Hoyt Monday, April 24, 7 p.m., Casa ATB Financial Community Room

Teaching Innovation Fund supports remote sensing class project sending balloon to the edge of space

Thu, 04/20/2017
When University of Lethbridge geography professor Dr. Craig Coburn looked at redesigning his Remote Sensing 4650 course, he aimed high – all the way to space. Proposing a high-altitude balloon project as the centerpiece, Coburn and his 24 students designed, created and launched a remote sensing system that scraped the edge of the earth’s upper atmosphere and provided an unparalleled student experience.

Destination Exploration and City of Lethbridge welcome Lethbridge School District girls to first All Girls STEM Day

Thu, 04/20/2017
  All Girls STEM Day on Monday, April 24 aims to empower, educate, and excite our future female STEM leaders. Middle-school girls from Lethbridge School District 51 interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) have been invited to join the City of Lethbridge and Destination Exploration (University of Lethbridge) for a day full of inspiring and exciting activities, demos and discussions.

Destination Exploration and City of Lethbridge welcome Lethbridge School District girls to first All Girls STEM Day

Thu, 04/20/2017
All Girls STEM Day on Monday, April 24 aims to empower, educate, and excite our future female STEM leaders. Middle-school girls from Lethbridge School District 51 interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) have been invited to join the City of Lethbridge and Destination Exploration (University of Lethbridge) for a day full of inspiring and exciting activities, demos and discussions.

Advisory - University of Lethbridge 50th anniversary activities coming to Pincher Creek

Wed, 04/19/2017
  The University of Lethbridge is hosting a pair of activities in Pincher Creek Apr. 25-26 in celebration of its 50th anniversary. On Tuesday, April 25 at 7 p.m. at the Kootenai Brown Museum, U of L archivist and historian Mike Perry will be giving a presentation on the 50-year history of the University. This event is free and open to the public.

University of Lethbridge appoints Kathleen Massey as new Associate Vice-President (Students)

Wed, 04/19/2017
  The University of Lethbridge Board of Governors has approved the appointment of Kathleen Massey as Associate Vice-President (Students). Massey is currently the Registrar and Executive Director, Enrolment Services at McGill University, a position she has held since 2007. She previously held posts at the University of Calgary, Centennial College and York University.

University of Lethbridge announces Board of Governors Research Chairs

Tue, 04/18/2017
  The University of Lethbridge Board of Governors appointed or reappointed seven Board of Governors Research Chairs at its regular meeting. The Board of Governors Research Chair program acknowledges the research accomplishments of University faculty members.

U of L establishes School of Liberal Education

Tue, 04/18/2017
Solving complex problems facing the world today takes the expertise of professionals who can think critically and broadly. The Ebola outbreak of 2014-2015, for example, came under control with the involvement of not only doctors and nurses, but also scientists, researchers, developers, policy makers and an anthropologist who knew cultural beliefs about the dead were helping spread the virus.

Annual scholarship dinner honours Dr. Leroy Little Bear and Amethyst First Rider

Tue, 04/11/2017
This year’s honourees at the Faculty of Management’s annual Scholarship Dinner on Thursday, April 13 are exemplars of leadership, strength and mentorship. Dr. Leroy Little Bear (BASc (BA) ’72, DASc ’04) and Amethyst First Rider have enriched the lives of First Nations, Métis and Inuit and settler students alike through their commitment to educate and illuminate.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of April 10 to 13

Mon, 04/10/2017
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.                          Annual Department of Art Open House Monday, April 10, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 8th floor art studios, University Centre for the Arts

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