News Releases

U of L education students host book drive to help students in the Philippines

Tue, 02/16/2016
The plight of public schools in the wake of the destruction from Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines in the fall of 2013, has motivated education students at the University of Lethbridge to help rebuild school libraries by organizing a book drive from now until March 1.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of February 16 to 20

Tue, 02/16/2016
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. Herschel/SPIRE Consortium Tuesday, Feb. 16 to Thursday, Feb. 18, Markin Hall

University of Lethbridge and 1st Choice Savings and Credit Union ready to welcome community for Play Day

Thu, 02/11/2016
How can you be the hero in your family’s story? The answer is easy – bring them to the University of Lethbridge for Play Day 2016, the annual Family Day activity that has been celebrating the benefits of play since 2012.

Calgary Alumni & Friends Dinner to feature Marc-André Bernier and inside story of Franklin Expedition discovery

Wed, 02/10/2016
It was only fitting that Marc-André Bernier, his team and their partners, Canadian modern-day explorers, would finally solve one of the greatest secrets of Canadian history – and breathe new life into the story of the long-lost Franklin Expedition

University of Lethbridge President Dr. Mike Mahon statement on Truth and Reconciliation report

Mon, 02/08/2016
Over the past six years, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) has been travelling across the country and interviewing survivors of Canada's residential school system. It produced a multi-volume report about what it learned, focussing first on truth determination, which then created a foundation for reconciliation.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of February 8 to 13

Mon, 02/08/2016
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. Owen G. Holmes Lecture — Bob McDonald, host of Quirks and Quarks Monday, Feb. 8, 7 to 9 p.m., PE 250, 1st Choice Savings Centre

Science at Night

Wed, 02/03/2016
Science at Night is the first event of its kind at the University of Lethbridge to invite wannabe adult scientists into the lab to enjoy some hands-on science activities in a fun and friendly environment

Advisory - Nancy Southern, Adam Kreek to speak at Student Professional Development Conference

Wed, 02/03/2016
The Dhillon School of Business welcomes keynote speaker Nancy Southern (Chair, Past President & CEO of ATCO Ltd.) along with closing keynote speaker Adam Kreek (Olympic gold medalist, adventurer and social entrepreneur)

Lethbridge Shrine Club establishes bursaries to support youth in need

Tue, 02/02/2016
The Shriners have been helping youth since the early 1900s and the Lethbridge Shrine Club is continuing that tradition with the establishment of five bursaries for University of Lethbridge students in financial need

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of February 1 to 6

Mon, 02/01/2016
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. Eating Disorder Awareness Week — February 1 to 7 Tuesday, Feb. 2, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 1st Choice Savings Centre Foyer, and Wednesday, Feb. 3, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Atrium, University Hall

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