News Releases

Super cold deep freeze key to testing instruments destined for space

Thu, 08/13/2015
New cryogenic test facility positions the U of L to participate in future space missions

University of Lethbridge alumnus Manwar Khan to hold Anti-Bullying Rally for victims of bullying and violence

Wed, 08/12/2015
Edmonton-based activist and University of Lethbridge alumnus Manwar Khan (BSc ’07), a father of twins, is holding a rally in Calgary at the Calgary City Hall as he continues to campaign across the province against bullying and violence

Media opportunities during Controlling Sexuality and Reproduction, Past and Present conference

Mon, 08/10/2015
Alberta has its own dark history of controlling sexuality, starting with the Alberta Sterilization Act enacted in 1928. While the act was repealed more than 40 years ago, organizers of the Controlling Sexuality and Reproduction conference felt it was time to explore the current situation concerning people’s sexual and reproductive rights.

U of L researchers benefit from Canada Foundation for Innovation funding

Wed, 07/29/2015
Projects that involve the quest for new cancer-fighting drugs, the preservation of floodplain forests, and the creation of a digital library to support thousand-year-old crosses got a boost today with the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund announcement

Study shows Battle River clam populations in drastic decline

Tue, 07/28/2015
The results of a study by Dr. Jouni Taskinen, a professor from the University of Jyväskylä in Finland who is a world expert on freshwater mussels, and University of Lethbridge biology professor Dr. Cam Goater, point to a troubling trend

Mitacs Globalink students gain research experience while sampling local culture

Thu, 07/23/2015
Undergraduate students from across the globe are expanding their learning at the University of Lethbridge this summer through the Mitacs Globalink Research Internship program

New approach to treating stroke, brain injury the focus of student-created Nomadogen Biotechnologies Inc.

Thu, 07/23/2015
A group of University of Lethbridge graduate students is patenting a process that harnesses the power of the body’s own cells to repair scar tissue in the brain – thereby opening up a new world of possibilities for treating stroke and traumatic brain injury

U of L hosts Puzzle of Sexual Orientation conference

Wed, 07/22/2015
Some of the world’s foremost sex researchers have gathered this week at the University of Lethbridge for ‘The Puzzle of Sexual Orientation: What Is It and How Does It Work?’ conference from July 21 to 24

National women’s soccer coach, John Herdman, the featured speaker for 2015 Pronghorns Scholarship Breakfast

Fri, 07/17/2015
Pronghorn Athletics is proud to present Canadian Senior Women’s National Soccer Team head coach John Herdman as the featured speaker for the 2015 Pronghorns Scholarship Breakfast, Tuesday, September 29, 2015 in the 1st Choice Savings Centre gym

News Release - Government of Canada Supports Innovation in Life Sciences Sector

Wed, 07/08/2015
Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced an investment for the University of Lethbridge in support of the establishment of the first synthetic biology maker space (Synbridge) in Alberta