U of L In The News

U of L In The News

Paying a fair wage could help reduce dependence on food banks, SACPA told

Management professor Dr. John Usher addresses the Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs, discussing why food banks are so prevalent in a robust Alberta economy

Women with dementia

Ryan Waldorf, a master’s student in health sciences at the University of Lethbridge, wants to explore the role of rural men who care for wives with dementia

Top CIBC Run for the Cure student fundraisers across Canada receive education awards

U of L students Anna Kovalchuk and Devynn Helischauer give back to the community by fundraising for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation

Stephen Hunt: Artist searches for essence of Mandela

Alumna Genevieve Pare is awarded Theatre Calgary’s Stephen Hair Emerging Actor Award, which is bestowed annually to an emerging Calgary actor

Entrance testing is not the answer

Dr. David Slomp (Faculty of Education) says that testing students on the skills they learned in high school isn’t relevant to what they will need to learn at a post-secondary level

Cigarette-style warnings for alcohol

The U of L's Dr. Sameer Deshpande of the Faculty of Management and the Centre for Socially Responsible Marketing discusses the debate around the proposed use of warning labels on alcoholic products

Rise of the machines puts punters at bigger risk, says gambling addict

Dr. Rob Williams (Health Sciences) discusses problem gambling in the context of Britain's struggles with Fixed Odds Betting Terminals and their societal impact

Fish are swimming in drugs, says researcher

A look at Dr. Bryan Brooks, the U of L's Fulbright Canada Research Chair, and research that shows that fish are gravely affected by various chemicals that exist within the urban water cycle

Le Québec toujours habité par la foi

U of L sociologist Dr. Reg Bibby discusses the traditions of Christmas and how the country differs in its view of the annual celebration

Research could help oilsands

Dr. Paul Hazendonk and his team of U of L researchers may help the oil industry become more efficient and cleaner thanks to their study of asphaltenes and how they affect bitumen

Dear UBC: Athletes have transferable skills that varsity sports teach them

Alumna Kerbi McKnight is currently studying graduate psychology at the University of British Columbia where she comments on the merits of varsity sport participation and skills transfer to the working world

Anne and Gilbert catches up with old friends

Taking a look at the Medicine Hat High School production of Anne and Gilbert the Musical, and the contribution of U of L Faculty of Education student-teacher Hannah Rud

All Stages Magazine Winter 2013

Editor Frazer Andrews is a U of L alum, as are a number of people featured in the Winter 2013 final edition

Dr. David Naylor, 2013 Outstanding Leadership in Alberta Science, Honouree

Story and video featuring Dr. David Naylor, and his role in helping the U of L become an international leader in building instrumentation that provides the tools to better understand our universe

$200 million for new science facilities at University of Lethbridge

The news of the Destination Project development going forward resonates in a number of sectors

Cuttlefish remember what, where and when they ate

The U of L's Dr. Jennifer Mather (psychology) discusses cephalopod smarts and the tremendous flexibility and cognitive capacity of these very interesting animals

$256-million day

The University of Lethbridge receives A $200-million investment from the Government of Alberta for the development of the Destination Project

U.S. water expert excited to join U of L

Dr. Bryan Brooks, the University's Fulbright Canada Visiting Research Chair, gives his first presentation to a University of Lethbridge audience

Making a difference

University of Lethbridge nursing students heading to Malawi next spring are trying to make a difference in a country where one $10 mosquito net can help save a small family

Not your average Joe

University of Lethbridge Tim Horton's employee Joe McCarty is surprised with a thank you and gift from U of L students who appreciate his contributions to the University community