Ethereal, mysterious and poignant, award winning Alberta playwright, Stephen Massicotte’s World War I drama, Mary’s Wedding, materializes in the David Spinks Theatre Feb. 28 to Mar. 2 at 8 p.m. nightly.
TheatreXtra’s final production of the 2013-2014 season tells a sensitive and beautiful story of love and loss during a precarious time in history.
“The play is about Mary and Charlie, and their struggles of love during war, but it all takes place in Mary’s dream. I know that audiences will be surprised with how emotional it is,” says director Taylor Fornwald (third-year, drama/education major).
University of Lethbridge Pronghorn track and field athletes Peter Millman and Kayla Gallagher have earned recognition as Subway Pronghorn athletes of the Week after impressive performances at the Canada West Track and Field Championships.
Millman, a first-year thrower, continued his impressive season by earning two medals at the conference championships this past weekend in Regina. With that, he’s punched his ticket to the CIS Championship in two weeks in Edmonton.
The Truro, Nova Scotia product remained undefeated in the weight throw versus CIS competition and earned his first conference title with a throw of 16.88 metres. That throw was also the third longest toss by any freshman in CIS history.
Knowing the right thing to do is one thing. Actually being able to do it, quite another.
In fact, many nurses experience that dilemma every day, according to University of Lethbridge researcher Dr. Shannon Spenceley. She is exploring ways to lessen this source of moral stress among nurses in the workplace.
The study, which is funded by the national Alzheimer Society Research Program, is the first in Canada to focus on moral distress in continuing care settings, such as long-term care or supportive living facilities.
It’s not quite speed dating, but the idea is similar.
On Friday, March 22, the University of Lethbridge Office of Research & Innovation Services (ORIS) team will host its first Community/University Research Exchange (CURE) event where they are looking to do some relationship building between community groups and U of L researchers.
Researchers often experience barriers when trying to involve external partners in their research programs.
The CURE event aims to reduce those barriers by bringing community partners and U of L researchers together to talk with, and learn from, each other at a one-day open house.
University of Lethbridge Pronghorns men's basketball player Julian Spear Chief-Morris has been named Subway Pronghorn Athlete of the Week and Canada West Male Athlete of the Week following his performance this past weekend.
In the second to last weekend of his final conference season, the fifth-year swingman combined for 53 points and 19 rebounds to lead the ‘Horns to a weekend sweep of the Regina Cougars to keep the ‘Horns' post-season dreams alive.
To cap off a career high 28 points Friday night, Spear Chief-Morris tipped in his own miss with two-tenths of a second remaining in overtime to give the ‘Horns a 93-91 victory over the Cougars. He also chipped in with eight rebounds on the night.
Bringing Home The Bacon challenge on throughout February
The phrase “one must eat well in order to learn well,” has never been truer than it is today.
Twenty years ago, graduate students at the University of Alberta launched the first campus food bank and today there are more than 70 student food banks nationwide. The University of Lethbridge Students’ Union (ULSU) is proud to be the host of one of those food banks.
The University of Lethbridge has formalized linkages with two Ukrainian research institutions to perform collaborative research in the area of occupational and environmental effects of ionizing radiation.
Earlier today, Vice-President (Research) Dan Weeks signed, on behalf of the U of L, a memorandum of understanding with the R.E. Kavetsky Institute of Experimental Pathology, Oncology and Radiobiology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and the National Research Centre for Radiation Medicine of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine (RCRM).
Research performed under the agreement will include studying the epigenetic effects* of ionizing radiation on the workers at the Chernobyl power plants, including resultant cancer occurrences.
The University of Lethbridge continually offers opportunities for personal and professional growth and the Department of Information Technology is getting on board with a series of Microsoft Office Suite sessions in the coming months.
Beginning in February, faculty and staff at the U of L will be eligible to participate in the first of these sessions, Entry Level Excel.
This introductory course will be offered over the course of four weeks, with two-hour sessions each Thursday afternoon from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in E640. The first session is Thursday, Feb. 21, followed by sessions on Feb. 28, Mar. 7 and Mar. 14.