U of L In The News

U of L In The News

More government support needed for research

University of Toronto professor Dr. Lewis Kay speaks about his work in biomolecular nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy at the University of Lethbridge

First Canadian case of zebra chip pathogen discovered in Alberta

After four years of research, Dr. Dan Johnson and Dr. Larry Kawchuk found the zebra chip pathogen in a potato psyllid, a crop pest

Professor at Alberta conference says Jordan’s Principle ‘a failure’

Dr. Leroy Little Bear concluded that the program meant to help Indigenous children with medical needs is not working

Scientists discovered the pathogen in a potato psyllid

Canadian researchers have discovered a pathogen in Alberta that could be problematic for potato growers.

Lethbridge Sears location starts liquidation

Marketing professor Mike Madore comments on the impending closure of the retail giant

Local iGEM teams advance to Giant Jamboree in Boston

The University of Lethbridge international Genetically Engineered Machine collegiate and high school teams are readying for November’s Giant Jamboree

U of L Pronghorn ‘sole’ sisters

The University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s basketball team, with support of the Faculty of Education and Runners Soul, launches a Reclaim Your Sole shoe drive

Local artist Anna Marie House says her life’s journey always leads home

Fine arts alumna Anna Marie House returns to her hometown to present an exhibition of her work

U of L students help raise funds for United Way through Chillin' 4 Charity

Faculty of Management students from the Management Students' Society lead the annual fundraising event for the United Way

College of the Rockies sees significant growth

The U of L has a dual admission agreement with College of the Rockies

Mitchell demonstrates the power of persistence

U of L graduand Tyler Mitchell had to draw on his willpower and determination throughout his studies

MacEwan University's first Indigenous female president Deborah Saucier ready for real change

A look at former U of L CRC Chair Dr. Deb Saucier in her new role at MacEwan University

Grant to benefit STEM club program

The University of Lethbridge’s Destination Exploration, in partnership with the Holy Spirit Catholic School Division, will be offering STEM clubs to students in grades 6 to 9 throughout the division

Liberal education, research go hand-in-hand

Andrew Hakin, vice-president academic and provost at the University of Lethbridge, spoke at the Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs on the topic as the U of L shifts back to its roots as a liberal arts educator

Arrowwood Community School’s new principal a familiar face

U of L alumna Shelly Davis Forman has become a principal for the first time in her education career

Grant will help U of L researcher explore possible genetic links to same-sex sexual attraction

A recent National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant will help Dr. Paul Vasey, a University of Lethbridge psychology professor, determine if genes associated with male same-sex sexual attraction are the same across cultures

SACPA to discuss liberal education

Speaker Andrew Hakin, vice-president (Academic) and provost at University of Lethbridge, will present “Building a Better Society: Is Liberal Education a Fundamental Pillar?” at the regular weekly session

Province gives tecconnect $400K boost for entrepreneurs

The Regional Innovation Network of Southern Alberta, which includes tecconnect, will receive $400,000 over two years

Peruniak takes on a new task as athletic director

Alumnus Kyle Peruniak is the new athletic director at Chemainus Secondary School

Annora’s chest of treasures

The Art Department, University of Lethbridge, now includes the life and legacy story of Annora Brown in their teachings