News Releases

PromoScience funding supports greater reach for Destination Exploration Travelling Lab Coats program

Monday, September 17, 2018
Even more young minds will soon be ignited by the wonders of science thanks to a three-year investment from the federal government in the University of Lethbridge’s Destination Exploration Travelling Lab Coats (TLC) program.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of September 17 to 23

Monday, September 17, 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.   Reconciliation Week Monday, Sept. 17, 11 a.m., Galt Museum As part of Reconciliation Week, Dr. Leroy Little Bear (BASc (BA) ’72, LLD ’04) will deliver a keynote presentation and participate in a panel discussion.

Five great minds come together to talk about space exploration

Friday, September 14, 2018
Media availability scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 18 from 1 to 1:30 p.m. in University Hall, Office of the President, A750 The Lethbridge community has the opportunity to hear five great speakers as they bring the topic of space exploration down to Earth.

Dr. Bhagwan Dua to be honoured at Arts & Science scholarship dinner

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
During his tenure as dean of the University of Lethbridge’s Faculty of Arts & Science, Professor Emeritus Bhagwan Dua always made students a top priority and, with his recent passing, the Faculty wants to ensure his legacy lives on. The Wine & Dine: Arts & Science Scholarship Dinner on Oct. 18 will honour his memory and raise funds for the Dr. Bhagwan Dua Memorial Scholarship.

Stress experienced by pregnant women affects long-term health of offspring

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
A new study by researchers at the University of Lethbridge and McGill University provides further confirmation that stress experienced by pregnant women has a lasting impact on the health of their children.

Two U of L researchers win Parkland Institute awards

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Two research projects, one on midwifery care in Alberta and the other on the use of gallows humour among the Kainai, got a significant boost thanks to research awards from the Parkland Institute. Dr. Tiffany Boulton, a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Sociology, will examine access to midwifery care in Alberta and Amberlea Parker, a graduate student, plans to develop an oral history of gallows humour among the Kainai people.

U of L welcomes new students at New Student Orientation

Friday, August 31, 2018
With students set to arrive for the first day of classes on Wednesday, Sept. 5, the University of Lethbridge is busy getting ready for the 2018 Fall Semester. The annual New Student Orientation (NSO) gets things going and sets the tone for the 2018-2019 academic year. It runs Sept. 3 and 4 and serves as an introduction for new students and their families, providing information on important student services, academic expectations and general post-secondary life.

U of L students to participate in Semester at Sea, including first recipients of Brawn Family Foundation scholarships

Friday, August 31, 2018
The first recipients of the Semester at Sea scholarships from the Brawn Family Foundation will soon set sail on the adventure of a lifetime. Amanda Sakundiak and Mackenzie Salmon, scholarship recipients, and Prachi Sanghavi, who’s participating in the Semester at Sea program at her own expense, set sail from Hamburg, Germany on Sept. 9 for a semester of learning in the shipboard classrooms and through field experiences and service projects in countries around the world.

Entrepreneur and OUTPUT Media founder Bryn Hewko named 2018 Young Alumnus of the Year

Thursday, August 30, 2018
The University of Lethbridge Alumni Association (ULAA) is thrilled to honour recent Faculty of Fine Arts New Media graduate Bryn Hewko (MFA ’16) with the 2018 Young Alumnus of the Year award. Hewko is the founder of OUTPUT Media, a successful start-up company he began while still finishing his master’s studies at the U of L.

University of Lethbridge Alumni Association inducts six into Alumni Honour Society

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
From passionate songwriters to dedicated educators and more, the University of Lethbridge Alumni Association (ULAA) is pleased to induct six new members into the Alumni Honour Society.