News Releases

International Education Week at the University of Lethbridge celebrates global perspectives

Mon, 11/06/2017
The University of Lethbridge will join over 100 countries around the globe in celebrating International Education Week (IEW) Nov. 6-10, 2017 with a host of performances, demonstrations, lectures, films and assorted activities. As part of IEW, the Department of Asian Studies and the International Office will also be presenting Asian Culture Days.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of November 6 to 12

Mon, 11/06/2017
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.                          Music at Noon — Blaine Hendsbee, tenor, and Glen Montgomery, piano Tuesday, Nov. 7, 12:15, W570, Recital Hall

Advisory - Brawn Family Foundation to make major gift in support of students and global citizenship

Fri, 11/03/2017
WHAT: The University of Lethbridge, to kick off International Education Week, will announce a major gift from the Brawn Family Foundation in support of students and global citizenship WHEN: Monday, November 6, 2017 at 12 p.m. WHERE: University Centre for the Arts Atrium The University of Lethbridge will join over 100 countries around the globe in celebrating International Education Week, kicking off the festivities with a major gift announcement from the Brawn Family Foundation. -- 30 --  Contact:

U of L unveils commemorative scotch whisky in celebration of its 50th anniversary

Thu, 11/02/2017
The University of Lethbridge’s 50th Anniversary Scotch gives aficionados the chance to get their hands on a unique 25-year-old scotch and help support U of L student scholarships at the same time.

U of L unveils commemorative scotch whisky in celebration of its 50th anniversary

Thu, 11/02/2017
The University of Lethbridge’s 50th Anniversary Scotch gives aficionados the chance to get their hands on a unique 25-year-old scotch and help support U of L student scholarships at the same time.

U of L community organizes fundraiser to help people in Puerto Rico

Tue, 10/31/2017
Donors will receive greeting created by Lethbridge artist April Matisz Growing up in Puerto Rico, Francisco Gomez Jimenez, a University of Lethbridge doctoral student, knew the island as a tropical paradise. But the view through the plane window as his flight descended into the airport at San Juan on Sept. 30 was shocking. “Puerto Rico was brown. There were no leaves on the trees. It looked like a completely different place from the one I last visited in June,” he says. “It’s always this lush, green island. Now it’s barren. It’s just devastated.”

University of Lethbridge jumps to second in Research Infosource rankings, leads in graduate student intensity

Fri, 10/27/2017
The University of Lethbridge continues to trend up in the ranking of the country’s top research universities, according to the latest Research InfoSource annual Research Universities of the Year rankings list. The U of L jumped to second in the country in the 2017 Undergraduate classification, while also maintaining its 34th-place standing in the overall rankings list. It is the third successive year the University has made a gain in the rankings.

Advisory - Pronghorns women’s rugby team at Children of St. Martha’s school to help launch Go Girls run club

Fri, 10/27/2017
WHAT: Children of St. Martha’s School is launching its Go Girls run club with the help of the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women’s rugby team WHEN: Friday, Oct. 27, 11 to 11:45 a.m. WHERE: Children of St. Martha’s School, 206 McMaster Blvd W

Scholarship honours U of L’s first acting president

Tue, 10/24/2017
Fifty years ago, Dr. Russell Leskiw (LLD ’93) became the University of Lethbridge’s first acting president, guiding the institution from its birth on Jan. 1, 1967 through its first six months.                          In honour of his legacy, the U of L recently established the Dr. Russell Leskiw Memorial Scholarship and, this fall, the first scholarship was given to Kelcey McCarthy, a fifth-year education student.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of October 23 to 29

Mon, 10/23/2017
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.                          A Nightmare on Shred Street 2: Data’s Revenge Monday, Oct. 23, 8 a.m. to noon, bus loading zone on the west side of the 1st Choice Savings Centre

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