The Board of Directors of both the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Lethbridge toured the trade and science facilities of Lethbridge College and the University of Lethbridge respectively on Wednesday, January 30.
Following the tours, the Boards held a joint meeting and have agreed to collectively support the proposed facilities at both institutions.
In preparing for 52nd annual Canada-Wide Science Fair, to be hosted by the University of Lethbridge May 14-18, Chief Judge Dr. Roy Golsteyn is faced with a unique challenge.
Evaluating 500 of Canada’s best young scientists requires judges with specific expertise to ensure that participants receive the highest-quality feedback on their exceptional projects.
Hosted at the University of Lethbridge through the local host organization, the Southern Alberta Technology Council (SATC), this national event is a program of Youth Science Canada and strongly supported by corporate, community, federal, provincial and city organizations.
This past weekend in Victoria, 27 Pronghorn swimmers hit the pool at the Canada West Championships, led by medalists Jeff Nicol and Ryan Thornley. It was the largest group of swimmers the ‘Horns have sent in recent memory and they continued to build on this season’s positive results.
Both the men’s and women’s sides finished fifth in their respective team categories with the men’s side accumulating 293.5 points, while the women’s side finished with 216. The ‘Horns had 13 top-eight finishes at the meet and 20 of 27 swimmers recorded individual scoring points.
Dr. Helen Kelley’s part-time position as Assistant Dean of the School of Graduate Studies has been reclassified to a full-time Acting Associate Dean position, with the term ending on Dec. 31, 2014.
This reclassification enables Kelley to fully commit her time and professional activity to the School of Graduate Studies and to assume oversight of additional areas of responsibility.
The vacated Assistant Dean position will not be re-staffed. If the need is demonstrated for continuing senior administrative assistance in the SGS then a full and open search will be conducted for an ongoing position of Associate Dean in the latter part of 2014.
The University of Lethbridge has reached an agreement with ARAMARK to provide onsite food services on its Lethbridge campus.
The decision to choose ARAMARK as the U of L’s food provider was, after a long and inclusive process, finalized at today’s Board of Governors meeting.
After conducting a thorough and extensive review of food services on campus, the U of L released a Request for Proposal for campus food services in the summer of 2012. This began the most transformative food services change at the U of L in 30 years.
Two University of Lethbridge chemistry & biochemistry researchers have been awarded over 2.6Mio (million) processor hours and storage worth more than $380,000 as a result of the Compute Canada resource allocation competition.
Drs. Hans-Joachim Wieden and Stacey Wetmore were successful in earning two of the 212 grants given out by Compute Canada to leading Canadian research projects across the country.
In all, Compute Canada Calcul Canada (CC), Canada’s national platform of High Performance Computing (HPC) resources and partners,administered grants of nearly $72 million worth of state-of-the-art computing, storage and support resources.
The University of Lethbridge’s School of Graduate Studies celebrated the achievements of some of its top student researchers at the 10th Annual Celebration of Graduate Students’ Research Excellence on Wednesday, Jan. 23.
A total of 33 students were recognized for the outstanding calibre of their research projects, all of which have been granted significant external funding support.
Even in a challenging economy, people still have to learn - and the University of Lethbridge Faculty of Education is well known for supplying high-quality teachers to the profession who work locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.
Since 2003, the Faculty’s well-deserved reputation for excellence has brought more than 30 school boards or educational organizations to its annual Teacher Job Fair.
This year, the Teacher Job Fair takes place on Wednesday, Jan. 23, beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the University Hall Atrium.
The Teacher Job Fair allows students opportunity to establish one-on-one contact with representatives from prospective school boards from as far as the United Kingdom.
On the heels of a season that saw an end to a six consecutive Canada West Championship run, 12-year University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s rugby head coach Neil Langevin has announced that he will take a year leave from his head coaching duties.
Former Pronghorn and long-time assistant coach JJ Ondrus has been named the interim head coach for the 2013 season. While Langevin will not be the head coach next season, he will stay on as an assistant coach.