Faculty of Management student Shermayn Menicoche is one of three people to receive a $3,000 NIEFF scholarship (National Indigenous Economic Education Foundation), from the charitable arm of the Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers (CANDO). Menicoche is originally from Fort Simpson, NWT, and transferred to the U of L from Aurora College in Fort Smith.
By RICHARD WESTLUND
At one time, the federal Lobbying Act seemed geographically removed from the University of Lethbridge. Most of the individuals the U of L was required to report its lobbying interactions with were located in Ottawa or, to a lesser extent, other major Canadian cities.
With a new regulation in place that brings Members of Parliament and Senators into the rules that govern lobbyists, it is particularly important that the broader U of L community become aware of how the landscape has changed.
A total of five current University of Lethbridge students, under the leadership of faculty supervisors Dr. Bryan Kolb, Dr. Robert MacDonald and Dr. Gerlinde Metz, have been named as successful applicants for the Alberta Innovates-Health Solutions (formerly AHFMR) Hotchkiss Brain Institute Provincial Program on Perinatal Determinants of Brain and Mental Health 2010-2011 Traineeships.
Just 11 traineeships were approved by Alberta Innovates this year and the
Dr. Leslie Dawn (Art) lectured on Oct. 5 about Emily Carr and the Group of Seven’s Accusations she was “painting against the nation” as part of Southern Alberta Art Gallery’s (SAAG) Articulations III: Scandals, Scoundrels, Capers, and Cons.
University of Lethbridge President Dr. Mike Mahon chats about what's happening in the University community
In the past few weeks I’ve had the opportunity to vacuum floors, pilot a street sweeper, get lost in a corn maze and assist in the delivery of a baby. Add in an engaging panel discussion about the future of Canadian universities and a fun run through campus and it gives you a sense of the breadth of experience you can gain at a liberal arts university such as the U of L.
By Jana de Waal
The ever increasing use of cyber technology among children is rapidly leading to a transformation in the traditional forms of bullying, with cyberbullying becoming more prevalent among today’s youth.
To increase the awareness of cyber bullying and bullying amongst students, teachers and the general public, the third annual University of Lethbridge Anti-bullying and Cyberbullying Awareness Week was held Oct. 4-6.
By BOB COONEY
University of Lethbridge researcher Dr. Paul Hayes recruits students to work in his lab the way a mentor researcher first found him: by looking, listening and asking.
The chemistry equivalent of a hockey scout, Hayes says he looks for students with promise in different areas, and invites them to meet with him to talk about their research or academic progress and future plans.