News Releases

Oral history lecture and workshop tap local authors and stories

Mon, 05/15/2017
Anyone lucky enough to have visited the Bow on Tong apothecary in Lethbridge’s Chinatown took a step back in time. Closed in 2013, the apothecary allowed visitors a look at dozens of drawers that once contained traditional remedies like ginseng or powdered horns or fungi.

Honorary degree recipient has been with the U of L from the start

Mon, 05/15/2017
The University of Lethbridge is pleased to announce that Dr. Dennis Connolly, a mathematics professor since 1967, will receive an honorary degree at the 2017 Spring Convocation ceremonies. “During the U of L’s 50th anniversary year, we are doubly proud to award Dennis Connolly an honorary degree during his 50th-year career anniversary,” says U of L Chancellor Janice Varzari. “Throughout his time here, Dennis has shown outstanding commitment to this institution and its students and that makes him a perfect ambassador to the community at large.”

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of May 15 to 21

Mon, 05/15/2017
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.                          Digitized Collection of the Coyote Flats Oral History launch Monday, May 15, 2 to 3:30 p.m., U of L Library, main floor alcove behind the information desk

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of May 8 to 14

Mon, 05/08/2017
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.                          School of Liberal Education — Edward Snowden Tuesday, May 9, 4:30 to 9 p.m., University Theatre

Brenda Milner Lecture Series to feature renowned researcher of mental health and addiction

Thu, 05/04/2017
  University of Lethbridge graduate students at the Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience (CCBN) are pleased to welcome one of the world’s foremost authorities in addiction psychiatry, Dr. Anthony Phillips, as the keynote speaker for the 15th annual Brenda Milner Lecture Series (BMLS), May 10-11.

High school students get introduction to Management

Mon, 05/01/2017
High school students from Lethbridge and area will discover all that the University of Lethbridge’s Faculty of Management offers through Experience Management Day on Wednesday, May 3. Students will get the chance to network with peers from other schools and participate in a team-building exercise that challenges them to build the tallest structure they can in 18 minutes, using 20 spaghetti noodles, a metre each of tape and string, plus a marshmallow to go on top.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of May 1 to 7

Mon, 05/01/2017
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.                          Iikaakiimaat — FNMI Art at the Trianon Gallery Weekdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Trianon Gallery, 104 5 St. S.

University of Lethbridge hosting Livingstone Range high school students for Experiential Learning Week

Fri, 04/28/2017
A group of nine high school students from the Livingstone Range School Division will get a sneak peek of life as a post-secondary student at the University of Lethbridge May 1-5, all the while learning skills to develop solutions to the world’s problems.

Media Advisory - Area high school students to participate in annual Let’s DO Science Day

Wed, 04/26/2017
About 120 high school students from Lethbridge and area will participate in a variety of science activities at the University of Lethbridge on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the annual Let’s DO Science Day. The event will be filled with numerous fun, hands-on science activities for enthusiastic students, exposing them to several different streams of science and encouraging them to think about potential careers and futures in post-secondary education.

University of Lethbridge to present web-link live conversation with whistleblower Edward Snowden

Tue, 04/25/2017
The University of Lethbridge is pleased to present a special live conversation via web-link with former American intelligence officer and whistleblower Edward Snowden. The U of L is joining with the University of Winnipeg and Brandon University to present this unique and engaging opportunity.

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