News Releases

University of Lethbridge appoints Dr. Erasmus Okine as new Vice-President (Research)

Tue, 04/28/2015
One of the country’s top agricultural researchers and a proven cultivator of undergraduate and graduate student research is coming to the University of Lethbridge. Dr. Erasmus Okine is the University’s new Vice-President (Research) after being approved by the U of L’s Board of Governors earlier today. His appointment is effective July 1, 2015.

High school students participate in fourth annual Let’s DO Science Day

Tue, 04/21/2015
High school students from across southern Alberta will participate in a variety of science activities at the University of Lethbridge during Let’s DO Science Day on Thursday, April 30.

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

Mon, 04/20/2015
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.

University of Lethbridge launches AGILITY program

Wed, 04/15/2015
The University of Lethbridge today launched a new program – AGILITY – a university-wide initiative that has been designed to nurture and support innovation and entrepreneurship among U of L students at both the Lethbridge and Calgary campuses.

University of Lethbridge to launch AGILITY program

Tue, 04/14/2015
Media are invited to attend the official launch of AGILITY, the University of Lethbridge’s new program in innovation and entrepreneurship.

U of L played a role in siting the world’s largest telescope

Tue, 04/14/2015
Astronomers will be able to peer farther back in time with the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT), an international astronomy project that has involved the utilization of University of Lethbridge technology.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of April 13 to April 18

Mon, 04/13/2015
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. Student Success Centre — Stress Reduction, CAR DESTRUCTION Monday, April 13, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Grove (located just east of Markin Hall)

University of Lethbridge’s Dr. Claudia Gonzalez renewed as Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Sensorimotor Control

Fri, 04/10/2015
University of Lethbridge kinesiology professor Dr. Claudia Gonzalez is among a group of 150 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs (CRC) announced this week by the Government of Canada. The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), unveiled a $139-million investment, with an additional $7.6 million in infrastructure support from the Canada Foundation for Innovation, in the Canada Research Chairs program. The University of Lethbridge is one of 36 post-secondary institutions in the country to receive funding.

International child and youth studies conference looks to engage local practitioners

Thu, 04/09/2015
Leading researchers and practitioners will examine the state of child and youth studies at an international conference to be held at the University of Lethbridge in May.

Use of innovative couples therapy to be expanded thanks to research grant and partnership with Alberta Health Services

Thu, 04/09/2015
A major two-year grant worth $153,000 from the Alberta Gambling Research Institute will allow University of Lethbridge Health Sciences professors, Drs. Bonnie Lee and Darren Christensen, and their team to gauge the effect of a specialized couples counselling model.

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