News Releases

McDaniel one of three finalists for SSHRC Insight Award

Thu, 09/29/2016
Dr. Susan McDaniel, a University of Lethbridge sociology professor, has been chosen as one of three top finalists in the Insight Award category of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council’s (SSHRC) 2016 Impact Awards. “I extend my respect and congratulations to Susan, whose career is one most of us aspire to but few of us achieve,” says Dr. Claudia Malacrida, associate vice-president of research. “This is a real coup; a quick glance at the history of this award reveals that recipients have primarily come from five institutions in the country.”

Visiting Fulbright scholar to investigate links between early stress and addiction

Wed, 09/28/2016
Dr. John Ziker, Chair of the anthropology department at Boise State University in Idaho, will be spending the fall semester at the University of Lethbridge as the Fulbright Canada-Palix Foundation Distinguished Visiting Research Chair in Brain Science, and Child and Family Health and Wellness. “It’s an honour to get this award. It’s facilitating this new research direction and collaboration,” he says.

Students can make their future a reality at Open House

Mon, 09/26/2016
For immediate release — Monday, September 26, 2016 Students can make their future a reality at Open House Anyone who’s considering attending the University of Lethbridge can get a 360-degree view of campus during the annual Open House on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. “If you apply to attend uLethbridge for fall 2017, either before or at Open House, and you attend Open House, you will receive a pair of U of L virtual reality goggles,” says Natasha Buis Deering (BA ’02), director of enrolment services.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of Sept. 26 to Oct. 1

Mon, 09/26/2016
For immediate release — Monday, Sept. 26, 2016 University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of Sept. 26 to Oct. 1 The University of Lethbridge has a number of 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.   The Angel’s Jig — a talk by award-winning author Daniel Poliquin

University of Lethbridge hits record enrolment figure

Wed, 09/21/2016
A burgeoning research reputation, a student-centred learning experience and a continuing commitment to First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) education has resonated with students, pushing University of Lethbridge enrolment to a record high for the Fall 2016 semester.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of Sept. 19 to 24

Mon, 09/19/2016
The University of Lethbridge has a number of 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.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of Sept. 19 to 24

Mon, 09/19/2016
For immediate release — Monday, Sept. 19, 2016 University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of Sept. 19 to 24 The University of Lethbridge has a number of 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 Believe You — campaign launch Monday, Sept. 19, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., PE Foyer

The lessons of archaeology headline debut of popular PUBlic Professor series

Fri, 09/16/2016
Surely the ancient Maya never predicted their downfall, nor did the Roman Empire foresee its society coming to an end and yet they both vanished into history. What can we learn from these civilizations and how can it relate to the normal we know today?

Dr. Artur Luczak elected to the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

Tue, 09/13/2016
  While he’s recently received media attention for his paper on choking self-treatment published in the journal Resuscitation, Dr. Artur Luczak, a University of Lethbridge neuroscience professor, typically receives attention for his research into neural activity in the sensory cortex.

University of Lethbridge welcomes new AIHS Research Chair in Rural Health and Well-being

Mon, 09/12/2016
Dr. Julia Brassolotto has always looked at health policy issues from an equity perspective. That point of view shaped her first research work in rural Alberta and set the stage for her new role as Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions (AIHS) Research Chair in Rural Health and Well-being at the University of Lethbridge.

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