News Releases

Media Advisory - University of Lethbridge dressing up Penny Building for holidays, selling ornaments in support of ULSU Food Bank

Tue, 11/17/2015
With the holidays just around the corner, the University of Lethbridge is decking the halls of the Dr. Foster James Penny Building (324 – 5 Street South) in the City’s downtown core.

Global Citizenship Cohort off to a strong start

Mon, 11/16/2015
The new Global Citizenship Cohort at the University of Lethbridge gives students an opportunity to learn about the world while fostering their desire to make a positive difference. In high school, Taylor Myndio learned about resource depletion and the oppression of people around the globe. That sparked an interest in environmental and social issues and she felt pulled to action. When she registered at the U of L and heard about the Global Citizenship Cohort, she didn’t hesitate to sign up.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of November 16 to 21

Mon, 11/16/2015
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. Journey to a Lifetime, Rehabilitation for the Survivors of Haiyan — Evangeline Allen Monday, Nov. 16, noon to 12:50 p.m., Atrium, University Hall

$2.5 million SSHRC award to support examination of fossil fuel industry in Western Canada

Thu, 11/12/2015
University of Lethbridge sociologist Dr. Trevor Harrison and his colleagues from the Alberta-based Parkland Institute are embarking on a six-year research project that will examine the corporations and individuals driving fossil fuel extraction in Western Canada, and their resulting political influence

Hopkinson continues to explore at the U of L

Tue, 11/10/2015
A University of Lethbridge professor named one of Canada’s greatest explorers has traded his high-flying days for the chance to mentor the next generation of discoverers. When Canadian Geographic magazine published its list of Canada’s greatest explorers 2015, Dr. Chris Hopkinson, a U of L geography professor, found his name in the ‘H’ section, right along with astronaut Chris Hadfield.

University of Lethbridge master’s programs fill personal and professional goals

Tue, 11/10/2015
Deadlines are looming for a number of Faculty of Education master’s programs that expand career opportunities for today’s educators. For Beth Mills (MC ’15), completing a Master’s of Counselling at the University of Lethbridge was challenging and intense but worth every late-night study session.

University of Lethbridge appoints Ken McInnes to lead Sport and Recreation Services for three-year term

Mon, 11/09/2015
The University of Lethbridge has added certainty and stability at the leadership level of Sport and Recreation Services (SRS), by naming Ken McInnes (BA’91, BMgt’97, Mgt Certificate ’02) as its executive director for the next three years

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of November 9 to 14

Mon, 11/09/2015
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. Music at Noon — Tony Park, clarinet, and Joel Goodfellow, piano Tuesday, Nov. 10, 12:15 to 1 p.m., W570 Recital Hall

University of Lethbridge and Lethbridge College collaborate to further enhance agricultural programming in southern Alberta

Fri, 11/06/2015
The University of Lethbridge and Lethbridge College signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) today designed to further linkages between the southern Alberta institutions in the delivery of agriculture-related programming

Gold-medal winning University of Lethbridge iGEM team may have answer for widespread agricultural problem

Thu, 11/05/2015
The University of Lethbridge’s incomparable iGEM program achieved a gold medal standing at iGEM 2015 recently, debuting a project that may soon eradicate a widespread agricultural problem

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