By DIANE BRITTON
Do snack attacks hit you when you’re least prepared? If you skip breakfast and other meals or snacks throughout the day, eventually the munchies will catch up with you. Here are some healthy ideas for eating on the run that will help control the snack monster in each of us.
By SUZANNE MCINTOSH
This month, I would like to highlight and recognize a group of individuals that works very hard here at the University. Susan Vanderaegen, Chris Groves, Joanne Gedrasik and Sharon Kanashiro are all caretakers from our Facilities department. They have faithfully attended most, if not all, of the Wellness Lunch and Learn sessions since 2009 (when I first started working here). Recently, they persuaded another caretaker, Ed Sandzewicz, to join them, saying, “Ed either comes along or he gets left behind!”
The University of Lethbridge Library continues to seek ways by which it can further serve its students. The latest example of this is the development of a number of online modules designed to help students become more familiar with the research process and Library resources.
By STACY SEGUIN
Enthusiastic, positive and goal-oriented, Brock Melnyk (BMgt ’06), president of the University of Lethbridge Alumni Association (ULAA) Calgary Chapter and financial advisor for ATB Securities Inc., is thrilled that his life is going as planned. He thanks, in part, the education he received at the University’s satellite campus in Calgary.
When Courtnay Sopko was first learning about the origins of Greenpeace and the environmental movement, it ignited in her a passion for environmentalism. Less than a year later she was working for Greenpeace as part of a co-operative study opportunity through the Applied Studies and Co-operative Education office.
By TAMERA JONES, UK (Natural Environment Research Council, with U of L Communications staff and researcher input)
Hummingbirds are a welcome sign of spring, and a colourful reminder that the flowers in your garden are not just nice to look at, but are also an important food source.
But hummingbirds don’t rely on taste alone when deciding how much nectar to drink from a new flower. Instead, they wait to see how they feel after their first meal, a new study reveals.
By TREVOR KENNEY
If you happen to see more bicycles on the University of Lethbridge campus this spring, it might not be solely related to better weather conditions. Rather, it could be the more favourable conditions created for riders, thanks to a collaborative initiative between Sport and Recreation Services and Parking and Security Services.
Pronghorns Athletics has come up with an initiative that not only serves to boost student-athlete scholarship opportunities but your pocketbook as well.
Lux Bucks debuted this month and for $5, any and all supporters of Horns Athletics have the opportunity to take part in a 50/50 draw that creates a win-win situation.
By TREVOR KENNEY
The University of Lethbridge boasts some of the country’s most distinguished researchers, professors who bring worldly knowledge to their classrooms on a daily basis.
By RICHARD WESTLUND
The arrival of a new president on campus has given the University an opportunity to re-engage members of government at all levels. In the same way that the University of Lethbridge campus community has been interested in hearing about a renewed vision for our University, there has been significant interest shown by government officials across the province and country in learning more about President Mike Mahon and his priorities.