We are pleased to announce the 2017 Speaker Research Medal recipient is Dr. Leroy Little Bear.  Dr. Little Bear is a long-standing member of the University of Lethbridge's academic community and a tireless advocate for First Nation's education. He is a renowned scholar, educator, author and advisor.  He has a long and distinguished career of involvement in research, scholarly inquiry and creative activity.

Dr. Little Bear will receive the medal at the fall convocation on October 14, 2017.  The citation for his award will be posted at that time.