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University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of March 19 to 24

Mon, 03/19/2018
The University of Lethbridge has several events lined up this week that may be of interest to your readers, viewers and listeners. Members of the media who are interested in covering these events are encouraged to contact the individual event organizer directly.                                             CKXU FUNdrive 2018 — Cosmic Frequencies Daily until Friday, March 23 at 6 p.m.

U of L neuroscientists awarded nearly $2 million for research into Alzheimer’s disease

Tue, 03/13/2018
Drs. Bruce McNaughton and Majid Mohajerani will investigate brain neurobiology related to Alzheimer’s disease thanks to two grants worth nearly $2 million over five years from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR).

Advisory - University of Lethbridge to receive largest gift in its history from Calgary real estate magnate Bob Dhillon

Tue, 03/13/2018
WHAT: The University of Lethbridge will host two events, one in Calgary and one in Lethbridge, to announce the largest gift in the University’s history, in support of the Faculty of Management. WHEN: Wednesday, March 14, 2018 CALGARY EVENT 7:30 a.m. Breakfast Reception 8 a.m. Announcement Met Convention Centre, 333 4th Avenue SW LETHBRIDGE EVENT 2 p.m. Announcement Markin Hall Atrium

U of L neuroscientists awarded nearly $2 million for research into Alzheimer's disease

Tue, 03/13/2018
Drs. Bruce McNaughton and Majid Mohajerani will investigate brain neurobiology related to Alzheimer’s disease thanks to two grants worth nearly $2 million over five years from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR).

Advisory - U of L to announce nearly $2 million for neuroscience research

Mon, 03/12/2018
Media are invited to join the University of Lethbridge as it announces Canadian Institutes for Health Research funding grants for two research projects involving U of L neuroscientists. These research projects focus on aspects of Alzheimer’s disease: one will look at cognitive reserve and the other will examine how plaques in the brain affect neurons that serve as the brain’s compass. Who – Drs. Erasmus Okine, vice-president (research), and neuroscientists Bruce McNaughton and Majid Mohajerani What – CIHR funding announcement

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of March 12 to 17

Mon, 03/12/2018
The University of Lethbridge has several events lined up this week that may be of interest to your readers, viewers and listeners. Members of the media who are interested in covering these events are encouraged to contact the individual event organizer directly.                                             Conversations in the Arts Monday, March 12, noon to 1:30 p.m., W870, Centre for the Arts

Brain Awareness Week to highlight local ground-breaking discoveries

Fri, 03/09/2018
Brain Awareness Week at the University of Lethbridge, March 13 to 17, will showcase the world-renowned neuroscience research being conducted right here in southern Alberta. “The Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience is the only research facility of its kind in Canada,” says Dr. Artur Luczak, a neuroscience researcher and professor and Brain Awareness Week organizer. “We want the public to step inside and learn about the incredible activities that are taking in their community. Everyone is welcome and all ages are encouraged to participate.”

Agricultural Students’ Society hosting renowned agri-marketer Robert Saik at inaugural Grow the Future Gala

Tue, 03/06/2018
Robert Saik, renowned author, movie producer, agriculture advocate and the 2014 Agri-Marketer of the Year, will be the keynote speaker at the Agricultural Students’ Society’s inaugural Grow the Future Gala, Friday, Mar. 16 in the University of Lethbridge Students’ Union Ballrooms. Commonly referred to as the Aggies, the student club created the Grow the Future Gala to showcase the accomplishments of the club’s work over the past year and highlight the agriculture-related work being done at the University to local industry.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of March 5 to 11

Mon, 03/05/2018
The University of Lethbridge has several events lined up this week that may be of interest to your readers, viewers and listeners. Members of the media who are interested in covering these events are encouraged to contact the individual event organizer directly.                                             Indigenous Awareness Days presents three events: Culture & Community Resource Fair Monday, March 5, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Student Union ballrooms

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