U of L In The News

U of L In The News

Potato Growers of Alberta open field day to showcase potato research activities

The Potato Growers of Alberta (PGA) Field Day Open House will take place at the University of Lethbridge next week, August 17, 2018

Island birds would likely beat their mainland relatives in a battle of wits

Dr. Andrew Iwaniuk and researchers from Spain and Sweden have confirmed a connection between brain size in birds living on islands compared with their mainland counterparts

Canada's dispute with Saudi Arabia has agriculture industry on edge

Dr. Shamsul Alam says any trade dispute has far-reaching effects on the economy

U of L in a race to deep space

In the next few years, a little piece of University of Lethbridge technology could be giving observers here on Earth a grand view of a much larger universe.

The nascence of neuroscience in southern Alberta

How a small university in a little city in southern Alberta spurred the growth of modern neuroscience

End supply management

Jon Berry, Alan Oxley and Dan LeRoy suggest Canadian policy makers could learn lessons from Australia's experiences with phasing out supply management.

Wildfire uncovers historical artifacts in Waterton Lakes National Park

After the Kenow wildfire burned through more than 19,000 hectares in Waterton Lakes National Park last summer, archeologists are now finding a silver lining to the devastation in the scorched soil

Zenia and Chava: Two Lodz survivors – novelists

Dr. Goldie Morgentaler talks about the correspondence between her mother, Chava Rosenfarb, and her mother's childhood friend, Zenia Larrson, both novelists who survived the Holocaust.

LPU B Tech Student to complete Graduation Degree in University of Lethbridge Canada

B Tech Computer Science & Engineering student of Lovely Professional University (LPU), Taranjot Kaur is is coming to the U of L to complete her graduation degree

Preventing Malaria in Malawi

In May of this year, 15 U of L students, along with two professors, embarked on a health promotion journey to Malawi, Africa

U of L program offers research opportunity for Grade 11 students

The Heritage Youth Researchers Summer (HYRS) program is in full swing at the University of Lethbridge

Students share RNA research

Cutting-edge research science met down-home, local food goodness at the U of L’s Alberta RNA Research and Training Institute (ARRTI) booth at the Lethbridge Downtown Farmers Market on Wednesday to mark International RNA Day.

UC Berkeley alumna creates database of missing, murdered indigenous women in US, Canada

University of Lethbridge doctoral student Annita Lucchesi has compiled her own database of missing and murdered indigenous women in the United States and Canada — uncovering 200 to 300 new cases per year.

Podcast explores engagement atU of L art galleries

A new podcast has been created to help increase engagement in public art galleries at the University of Lethbridge.

U of L study focusing on ADHD treatments

Dr. Brenda Leung is conducting a study into the effectiveness of micronutrient treatment in children with ADHD

City kids get food for thought on the farm

Destination Exploration campers from the University of Lethbridge wrapped up their Farm Camp week with a visit to the Carlson Cattle Company ranch west of Magrath.

Southern Albertans collaborate on breakthrough cancer therapies

A life-saving discovery could be in the works after University of Lethbridge professors collaborated with fellow researchers on a study for alternative cancer therapies.

Horns rugby rounds out coaching staff

University of Lethbridge Pronghorns head coach Neil Langevin has rounded out the coaching staff for the Pronghorns women’s rugby team with the addition of JJ Ondrus as his assistant coach.

Horns help Alberta win national rugby gold

Pronghorns Keegan Brantner, Sara Cline, Sydney De La Mare, Charlie Mitchell and Caitlin Sears were all part of the Wolf Pack’s roster that won the gold medal in Saskatoon thanks to a 26-20 win over Team Quebec in the final last weekend.

U of L students form Arab catering business

Three University of Lethbridge students have a new idea that will bring Syrian culture to the broader Lethbridge community while also helping newcomer women integrate.