University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of Dec. 5 to 10

Monday, December 5, 2016

The University of Lethbridge has several 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.


Tis the season…to get scammed

Monday to Friday, Dec. 5 to 9, business hours

Kevin Vadnais, manager of Information Management & Security, has some tips for protecting yourself from online fraudsters during the holiday season. He can talk about ways to manage passwords, how to spot a phishing attack or a fishy email attachment.

Contact: Kevin Vadnais, 403-332-4056,


Studio Showcase — Music at Noon Series

Tuesday, Dec. 6, 12:15 p.m., W570, Recital Hall

Select senior music students will perform during the final Music at Noon instalment for the fall 2016 semester.

Contact: Fine Arts,


Stress-less Fest — Student Success Centre

Wednesday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Atrium, University Hall

Students are invited to get some stress relief through play. Among the activities offered are Lego your Stress, Make your own Stress Ball, Aromatherapy Clay, ball pit and more.

Contact: Callista Chasse, 403-317-2862,


Racism Post-Conflict: Reflections on the Japanese-Canadian Experiences

Wednesday, Dec. 7, noon to 1:30 p.m., L1102 Prentice Institute

Dr. George Takashima, a retired educator, hospital chaplain and pastor of the United Church of Canada, has been sharing the story of Japanese Canadians and their experiences during and after the war. He has also conducted bus tours of the internment-camp ghost towns in the Kootenays.

Contact: Nancy Metz, 403-380-1814,



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Caroline Zentner, public affairs advisor

403-394-3975 or 403-795-5403 (cell)