Climbers at the U of L are back for a fourth time to take on The Everest Challenge.
Beginning on Friday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m., three teams of climbers will climb just over 8,848 m (29,029 ft), the equivalent height of Mount Everest, on the indoor climbing wall at the University of Lethbridge Ascent Climbing Centre. The event will continue non-stop over the next 24 hours.
Basketball players Erin Skippon and Julian Spear Chief-Morris were recognized with Subway Pronghorn Athlete of the Week awards following their strong weekend performances against the University of Saskatchewan Huskies.
Skippon is a fifth-year transfer from Queen's University who has been a huge reason why the Horns women's basketbal team has opened with a strong 3-1 start to the Canada West season.
On the afternoon of Wednesday, Nov. 14, a worker was fatally injured in an accident that occurred at the University of Lethbridge residence construction site. The deceased is not an employee of the U of L, however, many in our campus community may have been affected by this accident or have personal and professional connections with the individual, his family, friends or co-workers.
The Government of Canada Status of Women is funding a $195,892 project at the University of Lethbridge, part of a nearly $4 million investment nationwide, designed to implement mechanisms for preventing gender-based violence on campus.
The University of Lethbridge, YWCA Lethbridge and District and the Sexual Violence Action Committee will collaborate on the project, one of 23 such initiatives being funded across the country.
The University Archives is pleased to announce the launch of the new U of L historical timeline, available through the University Library (www.uleth.ca/lib) and archives home (www.uleth.ca/lib/archives) pages.
Did you know that the University Library has more than 65,000 e-books in the collection? That means there are over 65,000 books that you can access from your laptop or your computer at home, on our Calgary and Edmonton campuses, on vacation, from anywhere, anytime.
The e-book collection covers a wide range of subject areas, including management, education, political science, religious studies, literature, sociology, economics, history, philosophy and more.
On Monday, October 1, 2012, Dr. Anthony “Tony” Pomahac passed away at the Chinook Regional Hospital.
A memorial was held at Martin Bros Funeral home on Oct. 9 with his wife Hazel and family and friends in attendance.
Pomahac was the father of Andrea Glover in the University of Lethbridge Library and also had another close connection to the U of L, as he was one of the founding physicians at the University of Lethbridge Health Centre.
The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men's swim team has cracked the 2012 CIS Top-10 swim rankings for the first time in more than 10 years.
Fresh off an excellent performance at the Dino University Invitational in Calgary last weekend, the 'Horns have jumped into the seventh spot nationally. The Dino meet continued a run of positive early season results.