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University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of Jan. 16 to 21

Mon, 01/16/2017
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.                          What is Normal Eating? Why Diets Don’t Work — Lunch and Learn Thursday, Jan. 19, noon to 1 p.m., AH100, Andy’s Place Dietitian Faye Craig will look at the flashy promises that diets offer and explain why they don’t work in the long term.

Oral history project celebrates U of L’s 50th anniversary with 50 Voices

Wed, 01/11/2017
The 50 Voices oral history project has woven a tapestry of perspectives about the University of Lethbridge over the past 50 years. From the early days, when Dr. Van Christou (LLD ’84) worked to convince the provincial government of the need for a university in Lethbridge, to the turn of the century, when Dr. Bryan Kolb was shocked but pleased by then-president Dr. Howard Tennant’s promise to construct a neuroscience building, the project captures the U of L’s impressive emergence as a leading university.

University of Lethbridge to launch Shine On: U of L 50th Anniversary Fund in support of student scholarships

Tue, 01/10/2017
The University of Lethbridge is excited to come together to celebrate all it has accomplished over the past 50 years, and, with a keen eye on the future, has established the Shine On: U of L 50th Anniversary Fund to help the students of today become the leaders of tomorrow. Created as a scholarship fund, all money raised for the Shine On: U of L 50th Anniversary Fund goes directly to support student scholarships, providing greater opportunities for student success.

U of L kicks off 50th anniversary celebrations with Founders’ Day Weekend

Mon, 01/09/2017
Now that the University of Lethbridge has officially reached the age of 50, celebrations to mark the occasion are in order. “We are inviting everyone with a connection to the U of L to participate in the many celebrations we have planned to commemorate our 50th anniversary,” says Dr. Chris Hosgood, dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences and co-chair of the 50th Anniversary Committee. “If not for the support of the community, this university may have never broken ground. We want to acknowledge the determination and commitment of our founders to make this institution a reality.”

University of Lethbridge community comes together in record support of ULSU Food Bank

Thu, 12/22/2016
  The University of Lethbridge community and its extended partners have come together to help make the Christmas season a little brighter for U of L students by stocking the shelves and raising more than $12,000 for the University of Lethbridge Students’ Union (ULSU) Food Bank. The food and fundraising drive has helped to ensure that U of L students will not be turned away in their time of need and can continue to pursue their academic goals.

University of Lethbridge welcomes BMO Financial Group as sponsor for Destination Project

Mon, 12/12/2016
  BMO donates $1 million to fund construction of new state-of-the-art science building The University of Lethbridge (U of L) today announced that BMO Financial Group has joined the University’s Destination Project through a $1 million philanthropic donation for construction of a new Science and Academic Building at its Lethbridge campus.

University of Lethbridge and BMO Financial Group major sponsorship announcement for Destination Project

Fri, 12/09/2016
  WHAT: The University of Lethbridge and BMO Financial Group will announce a major sponsorship initiative in support of the U of L Destination Project WHEN: Monday, Dec. 12, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. WHERE: Destination Project construction site. Media are asked to park at the Destination Project, Project Management Trailer site (see attached map) and convene inside the trailer.

U of L’s 50th anniversary plans promise to engage community

Fri, 12/09/2016
The University of Lethbridge will soon be 50 years old, an anniversary that will be marked all year long with activities to spark a sense of nostalgia, fuel the imagination for a shiny future and to simply enjoy.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of Dec. 5 to 10

Mon, 12/05/2016
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.                         Tis the season…to get scammed Monday to Friday, Dec. 5 to 9, business hours

U of L aquatic toxicologist named Canada Research Chair

Fri, 12/02/2016
The federal government has named Dr. Steve Wiseman, a biology professor at the University of Lethbridge, a Tier II Canada Research Chair in Aquatic and Mechanistic Toxicology. Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, announced more than $173 million in funding to support 203 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at 48 post-secondary institutions across the country.

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