News Releases

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

Mon, 05/07/2018
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.   I Thought About it While Laying on the Floor opening reception Friday, May 11, 7 p.m., Dr. Foster James Penny Building, 324 5 St. S.

Chance to tour Science & Academic Building as it reaches 75 per cent construction completion milestone

Thu, 05/03/2018
WHAT: The University of Lethbridge’s $280-million Science & Academic Building’s (SAB) interior is taking shape, with the project recently hitting the 75 per cent completion milestone. The SAB’s atrium and classrooms, along with the case work in several labs are quickly becoming a reality. For the first time, media will be given access to the interior of the building. WHEN: Saturday, May 5, 11 a.m.

Breadth of research program highlighted as three U of L researchers are named Canada Research Chairs

Thu, 05/03/2018
A trio of University of Lethbridge researchers are among 186 persons who have been announced as new or renewed Canada Research Chairs (CRC) by the Government of Canada. Drs. Monique Giroux (Indigenous studies), Trushar Patel (chemistry & biochemistry) and Julie Young (geography) were all named Tier II Canada Research Chairs as the Government of Canada unveiled a $158-million investment in the Canada Research Chairs program. An additional $8.3 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation for research infrastructure is also associated with the new Chair awards.

CCBN to create dynamic imaging research program to capture Alzheimer’s disease in its earliest stages

Wed, 05/02/2018
Researchers surmise that Alzheimer’s disease can start 20 or 30 years before any signs or symptoms appear, but they don’t know exactly what’s going on in the brain in those early stages of the disease.

Dhillon School of Business earns accreditation from AACSB International

Wed, 05/02/2018
The Dhillon School of Business has joined the ranks of the world’s top business schools by achieving accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.

U of L study points to team identity as key factor in youth sports

Tue, 05/01/2018
As youth flock to soccer pitches and baseball diamonds for spring league play, a University of Lethbridge researcher has some tips for coaches to help ensure they have a good experience and are more likely to find success on and off the field.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of April 30 to May 6

Mon, 04/30/2018
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.   Lunch & Listen Concert Series Friday, May 4, ATB Financial Community Room, Casa, 230 8 St. S.

Province’s leading undergraduate researchers coming to campus for URCSA conference, Apr. 29-30

Fri, 04/27/2018
The University of Lethbridge will host many of the finest undergraduate student researchers in the province at the 4th Annual Undergraduate Research in Science Conference of Alberta (URSCA), Apr. 29-30, 2018. A celebration of Alberta discovery and innovation at the earliest stage of post-secondary education, URSCA will feature over 90 undergraduate student demonstrations showcasing young Alberta researchers and their work through oral presentations and poster displays.

High School Students participate in Annual Let’s DO Science Day

Wed, 04/25/2018
(Lethbridge, AB) – On April 26, 2018, high school students from across southern Alberta will participate in a variety of science activities at the University of Lethbridge. Let’s DO Science Day will be filled with numerous fun, hands-on science activities for enthusiastic students, exposing them to several different streams of science and encouraging them to think about potential careers and futures in post-secondary education.

University’s Dr. Carly Adams named to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame Member Selection Committee

Wed, 04/25/2018
Sports Hall of Fame set to unveil 2018 inductees list When Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame releases its 2018 inductees list on Thursday, University of Lethbridge Department of Kinesiology & Physical Education professor Dr. Carly Adams will have played a key part in the process.

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