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University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of March 25 to 31

Monday, March 25, 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.                                                        Math Catcher Outreach Program: Hands-On and No-Fear Math Tuesday, March 26, 12:15 to 1:05 p.m., L1168, Library

Early career researchers at the University of Lethbridge secure SSHRC awards

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
A dozen University of Lethbridge researchers have been awarded more than $600,000 in new funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) for diverse projects, including agricultural supply chain management and repatriating Métis music. These Insight Development Grants, announced earlier this year, are designed to support emerging scholars and research in its early stages, with up to $75,000 available over one or two years.

Student refugee program gets a big boost from donor

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
A student-driven initiative to help refugee students achieve their education has received a significant boost from international educator and former University of Lethbridge professor, Dr. Al Barnhill.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of March 18 to 24

Monday, March 18, 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.                                                        ‘I’m not moving:’ Resettling the new urban sporting frontier Wednesday, March 20, 7 to 8:30 p.m., PE 261, 1st Choice Savings Centre

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of March 11 to 17

Monday, March 11, 2019
  For immediate release — Monday, March 11, 2019   University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of March 11 to 17   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.

SynBridge hosts province-wide iGEM skills workshop

Thursday, March 7, 2019
The 2019 International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) season launched at the beginning of March with the annual geekStarter Wet Lab Skills workshop hosted by the University of Lethbridge’s own SynBridge Maker Space.

U of L research examines the impact of residential schools on biological health in the next generation

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
A new study from the University of Lethbridge provides evidence that a mother’s experience of residential school may have biological impacts on her children. The research, published in the journal SSM Population Health, found that adult children of mothers who attended residential school had increased impairment in biological regulation compared to those whose mothers had not attended residential school.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of March 4 to 10

Monday, March 4, 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.                                                        Indigenous Awareness Days Monday, March 4, 9 a.m. to Friday, March 8, 11 a.m., various locations

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of February 25 to March 3

Monday, February 25, 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.                                                        Vancouver Chamber Choir on Tour Monday, Feb. 25, 7:30 to 10 p.m., Southminster United Church

U of L student rolls out unique fundraiser for winning tabs

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Winning a coffee or donut in Tim Hortons’ Roll Up the Rim to Win contest can be a bright spot for many Canadians feeling the grip of an unending winter. Breanna Schoenroth, a third-year nursing student at the University of Lethbridge, was moved to share her bright spot with others after a class assignment during her first year of study.