News Releases

U of L adds new graduate programs in health services management

Tuesday, January 8, 2019
The University of Lethbridge is adding two new graduate programs for health and business professionals who want to expand their skills in health-care management. The new programs, which will be offered at the U of L’s Calgary campus, include a graduate certificate and master’s in Health Services Management. Both are designed for health-care practitioners and entry-level managers who want to move to more senior positions.

U of L researchers working to unravel the mystery behind one of the deadliest forms of cancer

Monday, January 7, 2019
A team of researchers at the University of Lethbridge is conducting research in a quest to uncover the mechanisms that make glioblastoma such an aggressive cancer, with hope the results could lead to new therapeutic interventions in the future. Glioblastoma (GBM), the brain cancer that killed Gord Downie of The Tragically Hip and former American senator John McCain, has a dismal prognosis and survival rate.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of January 7 to 13

Monday, January 7, 2019
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.                                                      Art NOW Series: Skawennati Friday, Jan. 11., noon to 12:50 p.m., Recital Hall, W570

Dr. Leroy Little Bear named an Officer of the Order of Canada

Thursday, January 3, 2019
For his advocacy of Indigenous rights and self-governance, and his work to promote access to education for Indigenous peoples globally, Dr. Leroy Little Bear (BASc (BA) ’72, DASc ’04) has been appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada. He is one of 103 new appointments announced by Gov. Gen. Dr. Julie Payette (DSc ’05) on Dec. 27. Professor Emeritus Little Bear will receive his insignia at a ceremony to be held at a later date.