U of L In The News

U of L In The News

Alberta hopes to have environmental monitoring panel running by 2014

Former U of L President Dr. Howard Tennant will lead the new arms-length agency tasked to oversee environmental monitoring across the province

U of L researcher wins award for poppy research

Dr. Igor Kovalchuk is honoured with a 2013 ASTech Award for his work that may spur the growth of medicinal poppy crops in southern Alberta

U of L Spooky Science Nights

CTV News takes a look at the Second Annual Spooky Science Nights activity as the U of L introduces elementary students to the science behind Halloween

Teens step up to science challenge

The Edacity Xtreme Challenge returned to the University of Lethbridge for a second year, seeking to showcase careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to rural high school students in grades 9-12

Raymond was centre of Buddhism movement in Canada

Religious Studies professor Dr. John Harding discusses how the community was important and influential for the development and growth of Buddhism in Canada

Cardboard Boat Races

The University of Lethbridge serves as the host to the annual event that celebrates the application of science to having fun in the water

University of Lethbridge partners with international technology marketing expert

Alumnus Anil Pereira is the first Executive in Residence for the U of L, bringing his real-world technology marketing expertise to students

University develops FNMI protocol handbook

A new protocol handbook will guide the University of Lethbridge when incorporating Blackfoot and other First Nations, Metis and Inuit culture into its events

Conservative Party slams door in media's face - again

U of L political scientist, Dr. Harold Jansen, weighs in on the lingering feud between Stephen Harper's Conservatives and the Ottawa press corps

University rugby title decided today, Sunday

The Pronghorns women's rugby team will try and recapture the Canada West title on the weekend as it hosts the conference championship tournament at the U of L Community Sports Stadium

University of Lethbridge launches unique First Nations, Metis and Inuit (FNMI) protocol handbook

The handbook will be a living document that will assist the University community to acknowledge the many ties between the U of L and the Blackfoot community, as well as the other First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) communities that the university serves

Art in city hall features whimsical artist

Fine Arts alumna Brenna Miller is the latest artist to take part in Airdrie’s Art In City Hall program. Three of Miller’s fanciful pencil-crayon pieces are now on display until the end of November

Vermilion harvest nearing completion

University of Lethbridge alumna Colette Thurston, an agronomist with Webb's Crop Services, discusses the fall harvest

Ag fieldman conference planned for Nanton

University of Lethbridge Associate Professor, Carol Williams, will be speaking on rural and urban reciprocity: ranching life, land use and labour on the southern Alberta foothills, Oct. 24

University of Lethbridge team wins top prize in synthetic biology competition

The U of L's iGEM team wins the the North American Regional, setting it up well for the international competition at MIT in November

How Being a Gay Boy is Like Having a Physiological Problem with Milk

Examining Dr. Paul Vasey's study of the Samoan fa'afafine and how they relate to feminine boys in North America, and their increased rates of wanting to stick close to their family

The old way to be gay

Psychology professor Dr. Paul Vasey's research looks at how androphilic males persist in various cultures when logic dictates that 'gay genes' would not survive evolution

Habits of Community

U of L historian Dr. Heidi MacDonald considers the demographics of congregations of women religious during the past 160 years and traces their precipitous decline to a disturbing loss of community in society at large

University of Lethbridge’s Dr. H.J. Wieden named Alberta Innovates-Technology Futures Bioengineering Chair

A $2-million investment, over five years, further enables Wieden’s research team to study how biological systems can be engineered to achieve breakthroughs in materials science, chemistry, biochemistry, health and nanoscience

Freeman guru says Calgary renter's actions are not condoned by movement

Political scientist Dr. Geoffrey Hale weighs in on the Calgary man's anti-government stance and how his attitude may have developed