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Monday, January 29, 2018
You are a specialist in your area of research. You may have a recently published study that could influence public policy and change people’s lives and yet you don’t feel comfortable sharing this expertise. The Office of Government Relations and Public Affairs is here to help you out and we’ve invited a trio of your colleagues who have worked extensively with media to...
Monday, January 22, 2018
In partnership with the Women’s Centre, the Sexual Violence Support & Education team will be offering a Peer to Peer, Sexual Violence Support Group on campus this semester (with lots of yummy self-care items/give-aways/offerings) starting Friday, January 26 on every Friday from 2 to 3:30 p.m.   Contact Whitney Balog to register.
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Dr. Ute Kothe (Chemistry & Biochemistry) & Dr. Yale Belanger (BA ’98) (Political Science) were inducted into the The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists by The Royal Society of Canada recently. Both Ute and Yale were recognized for their outstanding contribution to their areas of academia. Take a peek at the videos (Dr. Kothe , Dr. Belanger) which...
Monday, December 4, 2017
From all of us at the School of Graduate Studies, we extend our best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year filled with peace, joy, and success. A friendly reminder that the SGS office will be closed at 12:00 (noon) on December 22, 2017 and will reopen at 8:30 am on January 2, 2018. We hope to see you in the New Year!
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
SSHRC’s Storytellers contest challenges postsecondary students to show Canadians how social sciences and humanities research is affecting our lives, our world and our future for the better. The contest is open to all graduate and undergraduate students enrolled at Canadian postsecondary institutions. Their task is to tell, in three minutes or 300 words, the story of a...
Thursday, November 23, 2017
As part of 50 voices, Leon Crane Bear (MA '15) is Niitstapi (Blackfoot) from Siksika, Alberta. Listen as Leon discusses his experience as a graduate student of the Native American Studies program. Check it out here.
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Help inspire students to learn and solve problems through 3D technology by creating a lesson plan with a 3D printing or 3D design component. It can be a lesson for any subject. Contest Ends November 30, 2017 Visit www.pinshape.com/contests for contest information. To learn about 3D Printing or to access a 3D printer, contact Agility for an orientation: agility@uleth.ca
Thursday, November 9, 2017
The SGS Office will be closing at 2:00 p.m. on Friday November 10, 2017. In addition, the office will be closed Monday November 13, 2017 in observance of the statutory holiday. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, November 13, 2017. Any paperwork delivered during this time can be left in the SGS Dropbox located outside the office (B610).
Monday, October 30, 2017
Registration for Spring 2018 will begin on November 20, 2017. The following chart outlines the registration dates, for the Spring 2018 term. Once registration opens for a group, it will remain open until the waitlist period, when it will close for everyone. Registration will be closed from December 4 – 8, for wait listing. The timetable and the registration chart below...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Agility is sponsoring four students – two from each uLethbridge Campus (Calgary and Lethbridge) – to attend the Canadian Food & Drink Summit 2017 in Calgary this Dec. 4 – 6. The summit broaches topics around the Canadian food sector including; enhancing health food and diets improving food safety and industry prosperity sustaining the environment the challenges of...
Monday, October 23, 2017
We are excited to announce the launch of ImaginePhD — a free, online career exploration and planning tool for Ph.D. students and postdoctoral scholars in the humanities and social sciences. ImaginePhD users are able to: assess their career-related skills, interests, and values explore careers paths appropriate to their disciplines create self-defined goals map out steps...
Monday, October 16, 2017
The University of Lethbridge Library has extended our trial subscription to the CARMA (Consortium for the Advancement of Research Methods and Analysis) Video Library of instructional webcasts for another year to gauge the extent of its usefulness. This renowned interdisciplinary program offers access to live and recorded training webcasts for faculty, graduate students,...
Monday, October 16, 2017
Sakarya, TURKEY DECEMBER 07-08, 2017 www.icqh.net CALL FOR PAPERS Dear Colleagues,   We would cordially invite you to the fourth “International Conference on Quality in Higher Education (ICQH)” organized by Sakarya University in Turkey.   The main purpose of the “International Conference on Quality in Higher Education” is to form a basis for future studies in the field...
Monday, October 16, 2017
The Sexual Violience and Education Team wants to hear from you! They invite community members to add their voice to this development & consultation process in anyway that is meaningful to them, while considering two questions: 1. What are the features of an ideal response by The University of Lethbridge to the problem of sexual violence involving members of the...
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Act to Enhance Post-Secondary Academic Bargaining: Changes to the Status of Postdoctoral Fellows at the University of Lethbridge Background The recently approved Act to Enhance Post-Secondary Academic Bargaining (previously “Bill 7”) has changed the status of Postdoctoral Fellows at Alberta post-secondary institutions, including the University of Lethbridge. University...
Friday, October 6, 2017
Faculty/Department: Humanities and Social Sciences Employee Group: Academic Campus: May be assigned activities at any Sheridan campus. Reference Number: 17/F/49 Application Deadline: October 15, 2017 Start Date: January 2018 Salary Range: $61,638 - $106,853 (based on relevant educational qualifications and experience) The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is...
Friday, October 6, 2017
Project Title: Caring for Caregivers - Investigating the Health Status of Workers in Long Term Care /Assisted Living Facilities in Southern Alberta. Researchers in the Faculty of Health Sciences and Arts & Sciences are seeking two applications for part-time Research Assistants to assist with a two-year study on investigating the health status of workers in long-term...
Friday, September 29, 2017
Wanting to demonstrate the diversity and depth of research done at a small, liberal arts institution like the University of Lethbridge, Associate Vice-President Research Dr. Claudia Malacrida created a new speaker series called Take Two. The Take Two series offers fresh insights on research being done at the U of L with an emphasis on interdisciplinary work. The events...
Thursday, September 28, 2017
For those who were unable to attend the “Federal Science Review and You” presentation last Thursday, the video has been posted on YouTube. The findings of the panel illuminate in many ways the pressures academics feel and help to explain why funding research will be helpful to the entire university landscape. It also shows how important this issue is to academic...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
The School of Graduate Studies in now offering drop in advising times available to all gradaute students to get help with questions students may have regarding their program of studies. The advising hours are as follows: Mondays and Wednesdays – 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays – 10:30 am to 1:00 pm Outside of these hours, please send us an email at sgs...
Thursday, September 21, 2017
The Government of Mexico is offering scholarships to Canadians for study or research at participating Mexican post-secondary institutions. Program name: Foreign Government Awards - Mexico Funding organization: Government of Mexico Target audiences: Canadian students and researchers at the undergraduate, Master’s, doctoral or postdoctoral level Number of scholarships: 27...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Join biochemistry professor, Dr. Ute Kothe, as she explores From the Beginnings of Life to Modern Medicine: Why RNA Matters. RNA (RiboNucleic Acid) has been proposed to be the most ancient molecule of life that was present before DNA or proteins. In taking the audience back to the very beginnings of life, Ute will first share current hypotheses on the crucial roles RNA...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Dear graduate students, faculty, and staff, With the ongoing Kenow wildfire event, some areas in southwestern Alberta are under evacuation orders. While our campuses in Lethbridge and Calgary are not under physical threat at this time, some students, faculty, and staff are directly affected by the wildfires. Emergency updates, evacuee registration and assistance, and...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
The Sexual Ciolence and Support team at the University of Lethbridge has launched the #IBelieveYou Campaign with activities starting on September 11, 2017. “I Believe You” : Three simple words that heal and help prevent sexual assault. Why “I Believe You”? One of the common themes among sexual assault survivors is that they don’t disclose or get help out of fear of not...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
The Sexual Violence Support & Education Team is offering First Reponder to Sexual Assault and Abuse Training on campus, with dates scheduled during both the fall and spring semesters. This training is intended to build the capacity of professionals, paraprofessionals and community members to assess and respond effectively to disclosures of sexual assault and sexual...

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