News Releases

U of L researchers awarded more than $907,000 in research funding

Wed, 11/15/2017
Today, Kirsty Duncan, Canada’s Minister of Science, announced the recipients of several Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) grants and seven University of Lethbridge researchers are among those who secured funding for their projects.                                

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of November 14 to 19

Tue, 11/14/2017
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.                         Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity Science Symposium Tuesday, Nov. 14, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Lethbridge Lodge, 320 Scenic Dr. S.

Media resources for Remembrance Day

Wed, 11/08/2017
Remembrance Day was created as a way to commemorate members of the armed forces who have died in the line of duty and those who continue to serve Canada in times of war and peace. The date, Nov. 11, also marks the time when fighting stopped in the First World War.                             As Remembrance Day approaches, media are invited to speak with several University of Lethbridge professors who have studied wartime and its effects on those who fought and those who stayed at home:

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of November 6 to 12

Mon, 11/06/2017
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.                          Music at Noon — Blaine Hendsbee, tenor, and Glen Montgomery, piano Tuesday, Nov. 7, 12:15, W570, Recital Hall

U of L unveils commemorative scotch whisky in celebration of its 50th anniversary

Thu, 11/02/2017
The University of Lethbridge’s 50th Anniversary Scotch gives aficionados the chance to get their hands on a unique 25-year-old scotch and help support U of L student scholarships at the same time.

U of L unveils commemorative scotch whisky in celebration of its 50th anniversary

Thu, 11/02/2017
The University of Lethbridge’s 50th Anniversary Scotch gives aficionados the chance to get their hands on a unique 25-year-old scotch and help support U of L student scholarships at the same time.

U of L community organizes fundraiser to help people in Puerto Rico

Tue, 10/31/2017
Donors will receive greeting created by Lethbridge artist April Matisz Growing up in Puerto Rico, Francisco Gomez Jimenez, a University of Lethbridge doctoral student, knew the island as a tropical paradise. But the view through the plane window as his flight descended into the airport at San Juan on Sept. 30 was shocking. “Puerto Rico was brown. There were no leaves on the trees. It looked like a completely different place from the one I last visited in June,” he says. “It’s always this lush, green island. Now it’s barren. It’s just devastated.”

University of Lethbridge jumps to second in Research Infosource rankings, leads in graduate student intensity

Fri, 10/27/2017
The University of Lethbridge continues to trend up in the ranking of the country’s top research universities, according to the latest Research InfoSource annual Research Universities of the Year rankings list. The U of L jumped to second in the country in the 2017 Undergraduate classification, while also maintaining its 34th-place standing in the overall rankings list. It is the third successive year the University has made a gain in the rankings.

Advisory - Pronghorns women’s rugby team at Children of St. Martha’s school to help launch Go Girls run club

Fri, 10/27/2017
WHAT: Children of St. Martha’s School is launching its Go Girls run club with the help of the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s rugby team WHEN: Friday, Oct. 27, 11 to 11:45 a.m. WHERE: Children of St. Martha’s School, 206 McMaster Blvd W

Scholarship honours U of L’s first acting president

Tue, 10/24/2017
Fifty years ago, Dr. Russell Leskiw (LLD ’93) became the University of Lethbridge’s first acting president, guiding the institution from its birth on Jan. 1, 1967 through its first six months.                          In honour of his legacy, the U of L recently established the Dr. Russell Leskiw Memorial Scholarship and, this fall, the first scholarship was given to Kelcey McCarthy, a fifth-year education student.

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