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.
The University of Lethbridge is co-operating fully with Alberta Health Services Public Health officials to help connect them with students and members of the campus community who may have been in contact with a University of Lethbridge student living off campus who was recently diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB).
The student supervised one exam near the end of the school term, and was in limited contact with an estimated 75 students.
The U of L Registrar's Office has provided a complete list of names and contact information to public health officials so they can contact those individuals.
Following are the 2009 Honourary Degree Recipients for Spring Convocation
University of Lethbridge alumnus Bob Best (BASc ’73) recently retired from his position as Vice President of National Affairs for the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada. In this role, he has been influential in shaping much of the advocacy on behalf of Canadian universities. His leadership and commitment to higher education have made him a highly respected and sought-after presenter and consultant on policy issues and government relations.
University of Lethbridge students may soon see lower textbook pricing, among many other quality initiatives, thanks to the lobbying efforts of its Students’ Union.
Student leaders from across Canada, including former University of Lethbridge Students’ Union (ULSU) President Adam Vossepoel, ULSU President Jeremy Girard and former ULSU VP Administration Brodie Pattenden, recently met with political party leaders, members of Parliament, senators and government officials to discuss post-secondary education as part of the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations’ annual lobby conference in Ottawa.
Following are 2009 inductees into the Alumni Honour Society
In celebration of the University’s 35th Anniversary in 2002, the University of Lethbridge Alumni Association established the Alumni Honour Society to recognize the achievements of successful alumni within the global community. The individuals inducted into this prestigious group serve as role models through success in their vocation, outstanding community service or superior accomplishment in their avocation.
Chris Burton (BEd ’74, DPE '78) is a champion of youth who has dedicated her life to teaching, coaching and giving back to the community.
Pronghorn Pride is more than a catch phrase for Mathematics and Computer Science faculty member Dr. Dennis Connolly – rather it’s a way of life.
Connolly, the very deserving recipient of the 2009 Senate Volunteer Award, exemplifies the spirit of giving back to the community, both at the University and beyond. The annual award is given in recognition for volunteer work on behalf of the University of Lethbridge.
The RSVP deadline for Dr. Dennis Fitzpatrick's Appreciation & Recognition Dinner is fast approaching as the University of Lethbridge celebrates 10 years of unprecedented growth in research.
Fitzpatrick is leaving the position of Vice-President, Research, after a decade of leadership that saw the U of L move from a position of afterthought as a research institution to one of foremost authority. To honour Fitzpatrick, a Friday, June 5 Appreciation & Recognition Dinner has been organized. The RSVP deadline to attend this dinner is Friday, May 29.
Tickets for the dinner are priced at $40 each. To attend, RSVP to Bette-Jo Kulak at 403-329-2200 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
The President’s Award for Service Excellence recognizes exceptional service to The University of Lethbridge and members of the University community. The Award is given to two individuals: one AUPE staff member and one APO/Exempt Support Staff member.
Described as the “backbone” of the Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, administrative assistant Naomi Cramer consistently goes beyond the call of duty to help students, faculty, staff and the general public.
The University of Lethbridge’s Recital Hall will welcome a bona fide “festival” when the Windy Mountain Music Festival kicks off its concert series here, Thursday.
Celebrating works by composers of the past and executed by musicians and performers of the present, Windy Mountain promises a variety of music and musicians across a variety of locations.
The Recital Hall is a new venue this year, hosting the first concert of the series. A pre-concert talk begins at 7:15 p.m. with the concert to follow at 8 p.m. An opportunity to meet the musicians follows the concert.