News Releases

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.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of Sept. 12 to 18

Mon, 09/12/2016
For immediate release — Monday, Sept. 12, 2016 University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of Sept. 12 to 18 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.   AGILITY Virtual Reality Demos

Three U of L professors elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society of Canada

Wed, 09/07/2016
A renowned neuroscientist, an accomplished anthropologist and a leading biologist from the University of Lethbridge have been elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society of Canada (FRSC). Their election acknowledges the remarkable accomplishments of Drs. Louise Barrett, Bruce McNaughton and Joe Rasmussen in advancing knowledge and scholarship.

U of L welcomes new and continuing students to campus

Thu, 09/01/2016
For immediate release — Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 U of L welcomes new and continuing students to campus Before they attend their first lectures for the 2016 fall semester on Wednesday, Sept. 7, new University of Lethbridge students have the chance to check out their surroundings and get oriented to university life.

U of L humanities researchers secure federal grants

Wed, 08/31/2016
For immediate release — Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016 U of L humanities researchers secure federal grants Four University of Lethbridge professors have been awarded more than $300,000 in research grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).

Canadian Catholicism showing signs of resilience and growth

Tue, 08/23/2016
New book shows rumours of the demise of the faith in Canada are greatly exaggerated Over the past several decades, people have claimed that Catholicism is on the decline in Canada, along with religion more generally. But new research carried out by well-known sociologists and pollsters Dr. Reginald Bibby, who holds the Board of Governors Research Chair in the Department of Sociology at the University of Lethbridge, and Angus Reid refute such ideas.

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