News Releases

U of L’s Centre for Oral History and Tradition to offer public workshops

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Oral history projects help bring the past to life through the voices of people who lived at the time. Members of the University of Lethbridge’s Centre for Oral History and Tradition (COHT), in partnership with the Galt Museum and Archives, are offering their expertise as oral historians to help southern Albertans make their projects a reality.

University of Lethbridge to open U3T MRI Centre

Monday, May 2, 2016
The University of Lethbridge, in partnership with local radiologists, will soon open the U3T MRI Centre, a world-class research and diagnostic imaging facility, providing southern Alberta with the most powerful magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the region.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of May 2 to 7

Monday, May 2, 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. Brenda Milner Lecture Series — Making, Breaking and Linking Memories Tuesday, May 3, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Southern Room, Coast Hotel

Media Advisory – Interactive program brings University Mace to St. Michael’s School

Thursday, April 28, 2016
The University of Lethbridge Mace Program will visit St. Michael’s School as Convocation Chief Marshal Dr. Sheila McManus, dressed in full regalia, will speak about the history of regalia and symbols to Grade 6 students

Media Advisory - Brenda Milner Lecture Series welcomes esteemed neuroscientist for free public lecture

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Dr. Sheena Josselyn is the Senior Scientist in the Neuroscience & Mental Health program at the Hospital for Sick children and distinguished professor in the departments of Psychology and Physiology and the Institute of Medical Sciences at the University of Toronto

Researchers show prenatal stress influences new behavioural traits, including handedness

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
A new study by researchers at the Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience at the University of Lethbridge, recently published in Cerebral Cortex, shows the effects of prenatal stress accumulate across generations and can affect behavioural traits, such as right- and left-handedness. Mirela Ambeskovic, a PhD candidate working in the laboratory of Dr. Gerlinde Metz, was the lead author in a study that examined the effects of prenatal stress over four generations of rats.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of April 20 to April 25

Monday, April 25, 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. Let’s DO Science Day Wednesday, April 27, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., various locations

University of Lethbridge announces Board of Governors Research Chairs

Friday, April 22, 2016
The University of Lethbridge Board of Governors appointed or reappointed eight Board of Governors Research Chairs at its regular meeting on April 21, 2016. The Board of Governors Research Chair program acknowledges the research accomplishments of University faculty members.

University of Lethbridge Board of Governors approves Sexual Violence Policy, comprehensive website launched

Thursday, April 21, 2016
The University of Lethbridge took a major step forward in its goal to address the issue of sexual violence on campus with the approval of a new Sexual Violence Policy by the U of L’s Board of Governors on Thursday

University of Lethbridge Board of Governors reappoints Hakin and Nicol to administrative roles

Thursday, April 21, 2016
The University of Lethbridge’s Board of Governors approved the reappointment of senior administrators Dr. Andrew Hakin and Dr. Christopher J. Nicol on Thursday