News Releases

Researchers find North American grasslands likely to be more productive under future climate change

Tue, 03/15/2016
Grasslands in North America could well be more productive in future climate scenarios, a new research study shows. Researchers from the United States and Canada, including University of Lethbridge biologist Dr. Larry Flanagan, used a new modelling method to predict how native grasslands could respond to climate change and their results are pointing to increased productivity, even under slightly drier environmental conditions.

U of L research programs to benefit from Canada Foundation for Innovation funding

Mon, 03/14/2016
Funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) is bolstering research that will contribute to developing next-generation therapies for hard-to-treat cancers and providing a mobile lab that will allow animals to be studied in their natural habitats

U of L research programs to benefit from Canada Foundation for Innovation funding

Mon, 03/14/2016
Funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) is bolstering research that will contribute to developing next-generation therapies for hard-to-treat cancers and providing a mobile lab that will allow animals to be studied in their natural habitats. Today at the University of Alberta, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, federal science minister, announced more than $23 million in funding for 95 projects at 26 universities across Canada.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of March 13 to 19

Mon, 03/14/2016
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. 5 Days for the Homeless Sunday, March 13 to Friday, March 18, Students’ Union patio

University of Lethbridge students to go homeless in support of Wood’s Homes, March 13-18

Fri, 03/11/2016
Their shelter will consist of cardboard boxes cobbled together with duct tape; their meals will only come through the generosity of passersby; their electronic devices are unavailable; and all the while, five students from the University of Lethbridge will be expected to attend classes and live their lives as they normally would

Blackfoot culture and identity explored in joint project between Opokaa’sin and U of L research institute

Fri, 03/11/2016
The Opokaa’sin Early Intervention Society, with support from the University of Lethbridge’s Institute for Child and Youth Studies (I-CYS), is helping to ensure that Blackfoot history, language and values will not only endure but help shape future Blackfoot generations

Advisory - Opening celebration of Raising Spirit: The Opokaa’sin Digital Storytelling Project photo exhibit

Thu, 03/10/2016
The opening celebration of a special photo exhibit depicting local Blackfoot families in everyday moments of childrearing, a testament to Blackfoot culture and identity

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of March 7 to 12

Mon, 03/07/2016
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 experts available for coverage of International Women’s Day, March 8, 2016

Fri, 03/04/2016
Tuesday, March 8, 2016, marks the observance of International Women’s Day, an opportunity to recognize the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women around the world.

U of L and Medicine Hat College to ink dual admission program

Fri, 03/04/2016
A new dual admission program will allow students enrolled at Medicine Hat College to make a seamless transition to a University of Lethbridge degree program and gain the benefits of being a continuing student.

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