The University of Lethbridge will serve as the site of a special Community Dialogue as it participates in Lethbridge Aboriginal Awareness Week, June 15-19.
The U of L will host Community Dialogue ‘Building Positive Relationships’ Thursday, June 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Andy’s Place (AH100). This event is just one of many being held throughout the week and throughout the city as Lethbridge celebrates its Aboriginal heritage.
The week begins with opening ceremonies and entertainment in Galt Gardens Monday, June 15, from 12 to 1:30 p.m. An Elder’s Tea then follows from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Medicine Tree Centre.
The University of Lethbridge Faculty of Management International Programs Office is seeking families to join its International Friendship Family Program.
This is a wonderful opportunity for local volunteer ‘friendship families’ to meet exchange students from around the world and welcome them into their lives by including them in family outings and/or meals on a periodic basis (at least once a month), for a semester (this is not a home-stay arrangement, but a socializing/friendship program).
The University of Lethbridge and its Faculty of Arts & Science, along with the Faculty of Management, is presenting an open house Wednesday for its Applied Studies/Cooperative Education and Internship Programs.
The open house is scheduled to run 2 to 4 p.m. in Andy's Place (AH100).
This is an opportunity to learn more about co-op and how this innovative program benefits students, employers and the U of L.
University of Lethbridge student Kyle Robinson is presenting Earthship Biotecture, Thursday, June 11, 7 p.m. in Galileo’s Gallery.
Open to everyone, this free admission event will see Robinson cover the concept of earthship biotecture, the six principles of earthship biotecture, and what is happening with earthships around the world today.
Robinson was a key figure in the creation of the Campus Roots Community Garden on the U of L campus.
The earthship concept is a building that will take care of people by encountering and interacting with the biology and physics of the earth.
An earthship is defined by the following 6 principles:
• Thermal/Solar Heating & Cooling
• Solar & Wind Electricity
University of Lethbridge President, Dr. Bill Cade, will be holding a Town Hall Meeting, Thursday, June 11, to discuss the U of L’s 2009-2010 budget.
The University community is urged to attend the Town Hall, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the University Theatre, as Cade will outline challenges facing post-secondary education in the next year and for years to follow. This is an opportunity to gain a full understanding of the financial picture facing the University as well as strategies to meet the growing demands on post-secondary education in a difficult economic climate.
Author Yves Engler makes a visit to the University of Lethbridge this weekend as he presents “Canada on the World Stage: A Force For Good or Bad Actor?”
The talk, scheduled for Sunday, June 7, 7 p.m. in Andy’s Place (AH100), invites everyone to take part. On tour with his new book, The Black Book of Canadian Foreign Policy, Engler explores the notion that Canadian foreign policy isn’t as positive a force on world politics as we would like to believe.
Students looking for summer employment have the opportunity to apply for work with the Government of Alberta through their website.
The Government of Alberta's Student Summer Employment Registration Service is now available.
The Registration Service provides students with an easy and efficient way to submit their resumes into a centralized database for potential summer employment opportunities with various ministries in the Government of Alberta.
The Student Summer Employment Registration Service is available from February 1 to July 31.
The University of Lethbridge has been sending students on Japanese study tours for more than 20 years, but you would be hard-pressed to find two students more appreciative of the opportunity to visit Japan than cousins Aaron and Taryn Tamayose.
The duo will accompany education professor Dr. Lance Grigg as part of the 15-student group selected to participate in the Hokkai-Gakuen University exchange program. Fourth-generation Japanese, or Yonsei, the two will finally realize a lifelong dream of visiting their ancestral homeland.
“This trip is an opportunity of a lifetime, and there’s no words to explain how excited I am to be a part of this with the University and my cousin,” says Aaron, a psychology major.
Have you ever looked up and wondered about the origin and contents of paper towel wads on a ceiling?
Chances are anyone who spent time in the University of Lethbridge chemistry labs will admit they have occasionally wondered about the unintentional ceiling artwork. Dr. Ryan McKay (BSc ’93), scientific director and assistant director at the National High Field Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Centre (NANUC), didn’t give them a second thought – because he knew their origin.