News Releases

University of Lethbridge faculty members offer differing areas of expertise on U.S. election issues

Mon, 11/07/2016
  In advance of one of the most divisive presidential elections in United States history, the University of Lethbridge boasts a number of experts who have studied a variety of topics related to the election, including the U.S. electoral system, Canada-U.S. relations and women and gender issues in politics. Feel free to contact one of the following experts directly to enhance your coverage of the U.S. election.

Bust-a-Backpack campaign outdoes expectations

Mon, 11/07/2016
The teachers of tomorrow are helping today’s students with their annual Bust-a-Backpack campaign, an initiative of the Education Undergraduate Society (EUS) at the University of Lethbridge. In the annual campaign, now in its ninth year, Faculty of Education students fundraise to fill backpacks full of school supplies, which they then donate to local schools.

University of Lethbridge continues to move up in Research InfoSource rankings list

Mon, 10/31/2016
For the second consecutive year the University of Lethbridge has improved its ranking among the country’s elite research universities, moving up one spot in each of the undergraduate and overall categories of Research InfoSource’s annual Research Universities of the Year rankings list. The U of L jumped to third in the country in the 2016 Undergraduate classification, while also moving up a spot to 34th in the overall rankings.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of Oct. 31 to Nov. 5

Mon, 10/31/2016
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.                          A Nightmare on Shred Street Monday, Oct. 31, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., bus loading zone on the west side of the 1st Choice Savings Centre

Information Technology Services and Lethbridge Mobile Shredding offer A Nightmare on Shred Street

Thu, 10/27/2016
Identity theft is a nightmare that nobody wishes to endure, and yet it is one of the fastest growing crimes in Canada. Information Technology Services at the University of Lethbridge is hoping to slow it down by partnering with Lethbridge Mobile Shredding to offer a free shredding event on Halloween Day.

Second annual agribusiness case competition draws a dozen teams

Thu, 10/27/2016
Word has spread about the Cor Van Raay Agribusiness Case Competition co-hosted by Lethbridge College and the University of Lethbridge. This year, 54 post-secondary students registered to participate in the two-day event Friday and Saturday.

University of Lethbridge strengths recognized in Maclean’s 2017 University Rankings

Wed, 10/26/2016
The University of Lethbridge’s research excellence and commitment to the student experience continue to solidify its place as one of the country’s top universities as recognized by Maclean’s 2017 University Rankings. For the fifth consecutive year, the U of L was ranked third in the Primarily Undergraduate category, a classification of 19 universities from across the country.

University of Lethbridge appoints trio of Board of Governors Research Chairs

Wed, 10/26/2016
The University of Lethbridge Board of Governors appointed three Tier II Board of Governors Research Chairs recently, rewarding outstanding faculty members who are committed to excellence in graduate student training and who possess outstanding records of attracting highly qualified personnel. Drs. Richelle Marynowski (education), D. Andrew Stewart (fine arts) and Suzanne Lenon (women & gender studies) have been appointed to three-year terms as put forward by the Office of the Vice-President Research.

AGILITY program and Faculty of Management receive major RBC gift in support of innovation, entrepreneurship

Tue, 10/25/2016
Innovation in family and small business in southern Alberta received a major boost today as RBC pledged $750,000 to the University of Lethbridge’s AGILITY program and the Faculty of Management. The gift specifically supports programs and initiatives within a new family business and small business stream of AGILITY, a program focused on helping students develop skills in innovation and entrepreneurial thinking.

University of Lethbridge to announce major gift from RBC in support of innovation, entrepreneurship

Mon, 10/24/2016
WHAT: The University of Lethbridge will announce a major gift from RBC to support programs and initiatives within a new family business and small business stream of the AGILITY program and the Faculty of Management WHEN: Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 11 a.m. WHERE: Markin Hall Atrium Representatives from RBC, the University of Lethbridge’s AGILITY program and the Faculty of Management will be available for interviews following this major funding announcement.