News Releases

U of L names new director for Iikaisskini FNMI Gathering Place

Wed, 06/28/2017
The University of Lethbridge is pleased to announce that Roy Pogorzelski has been appointed director for the Iikaisskini (Low Horn) FNMI Gathering Place, established in 2014 to be a welcoming place where appreciation and respect for First Nations, Métis and Inuit heritage is fostered. “We are very excited to welcome Roy to the University of Lethbridge,” says Dr. Mark Slomp, executive director of Student Services. “He is a dynamic, interesting and passionate individual who excels at building relationships and bringing people together to create positive change.”

Media Advisory – Interactive program takes University Mace to Immanuel Christian High School

Wed, 06/21/2017
What: University of Lethbridge Mace Program to visit Immanuel Christian High School When: Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 12:15 p.m. Where: Immanuel Christian High School, 802 6 Ave N

University of Lethbridge Sport & Recreation camps add services to meet community need

Mon, 06/19/2017
Sport & Recreation Services summer camps at the University of Lethbridge are rapidly filling up in advance of the first week of offerings and with some additional services available for parents this summer, are proving more popular than ever. Summer camp season at the U of L kicks off July 4 and continues through the week of August 21, a week longer than usual. What has also been extended are the hours of operation, allowing parents more flexibility with drop-off ad pick-up times for their children.

Community invited to help reconstruct vandalized public art piece

Thu, 06/15/2017
University of Lethbridge art student Sarah Russell planned to share a message of unity through her artwork in the LandMarks2017 exhibition. However, vandals rearranged her work into a crude image on the side of the coulee in Indian Battle Park. Russell’s artwork, which represented the Blackfoot symbol for unity, now needs just that – people to unite to help rebuild the installation before the opening reception on June 20.

Celebrating Canada through art: LandMarks 2017 opens in Indian Battle Park on June 20

Thu, 06/15/2017
The University of Lethbridge joins 15 post-secondary institutions, 12 leading Canadian artists, and seven curators in engaging with Canada 150 through LandMarks2017, a national art project. Created by Partners in Art (PIA) and presented by TD, this Canada 150 signature project brought artists together to creatively explore and connect with Canadian landmarks. From June 10-27, 100 contemporary art projects will be presented across 20 national parks and historic sites, including right here in Lethbridge at Indian Battle Park.

University of Lethbridge signs MOU with university in India to examine partnership opportunities

Wed, 06/14/2017
The University of Lethbridge has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Chandigarh University in India, which aims to capitalize on collaborative opportunities.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of June 12 to 18

Mon, 06/12/2017
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.                          Inuit Art Works from the U of L collection Thursday, June 15 to Aug. 24, 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., W600, Main Gallery

New scholarship honours founding faculty members of the Faculty of Education

Wed, 06/07/2017
Back in 1967, the founding faculty members of the University of Lethbridge’s Faculty of Education were probably too busy establishing the program to imagine what the next 50 years might bring.

University of Lethbridge calling all alumni and friends to venture home for Homecoming 2017

Wed, 06/07/2017
Canada’s centennial university is turning 50 this year and is calling all alumni and friends of the University of Lethbridge to come home to celebrate, September 1-3 at Homecoming 2017.

New media and biochemistry students collaborate to create game teaching advanced biochemistry processes

Tue, 06/06/2017
A pair of third-year University of Lethbridge classes, one in biochemistry and the other in new media, unknowingly shared a synergy until the AGILITY program brought them together. The end result is a new game that could enhance the learning process of one of the most difficult courses in biochemistry and provide a deeper understanding of the value of collaboration and the game creation process.