News Releases

University of Lethbridge 2018 Spring Convocation, May 31 and June 1 at 1st Choice Savings Centre

Wed, 05/30/2018
Over the next two days, the University of Lethbridge will celebrate the achievements of 1,351 students as they cross the stage at the 2018 Spring Convocation. Ceremonies take place Thursday, May 31 and Friday, June 1 at the 1st Choice Savings Centre for Sport and Wellness, beginning at 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. each day. All ceremonies are free and open to the public and media. Thursday, May 31

Indigenous students have option to wear own regalia as University makes changes to Convocation

Tue, 05/29/2018
Some significant and meaningful changes to University of Lethbridge Convocation proceedings will debut this week as the U of L graduates over 1,300 students at its 2018 Spring Convocation ceremonies on Thursday and Friday.

Art professor Dr. Anne Dymond appointed a Board of Governors Teaching Chair

Tue, 05/29/2018
An ever-evolving instructor who seeks to empower her students to pursue their passions in intelligent, thoughtful and meaningful ways, Dr. Anne Dymond has been named a University of Lethbridge Board of Governors Teaching Chair.

Community organizations benefit from generosity of University of Lethbridge residence students

Mon, 05/28/2018
A host of local community organizations are in a better place today, having been bolstered by the generosity of University of Lethbridge residence students.

Innovative history professor Dr. Sheila McManus to receive Distinguished Teaching Award

Mon, 05/28/2018
Known as an innovator in the classroom, Dr. Sheila McManus has developed a set of teaching values that gives her students a unique learning experience by using active learning strategies and student-centred assignments that emphasize critical thinking skills over memorization.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of May 28 to June 3

Mon, 05/28/2018
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.   Coulee Cleanup Tuesday, May 29, 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., University Hall, Level 6 patio Staff and students will be volunteering their time to clean up the coulee behind University Hall.

Researcher says United States lead, revenue possibilities will eventually bring single-game wagering to Canada

Wed, 05/23/2018
Canadians interested in placing bets on individual sporting events likely won’t have to wait long before they can do so legally, says University of Lethbridge researcher Dr. Robert Wood.

University celebrates contributions of influential librarian, Margaret Macdonald, with honorary degree

Tue, 05/22/2018
The University of Lethbridge is proud to celebrate the contributions of Margaret (Maggie) Macdonald, an influential member of the Alberta library community, by presenting her with an honorary degree at the 2018 Spring Convocation ceremonies.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of May 22 to 27

Tue, 05/22/2018
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.   Learning Specialists Association of Canada: Western Regional Conference Friday, May 25, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Mount Blakiston (Hotel Lux) and Iikaiskini Gathering Place

Influential neuroscientist, Dr. Gerlinde Metz, earns Speaker Research Award

Thu, 05/17/2018
Dr. Gerlinde Metz, who has established one of the world’s leading research programs, with major contributions to the study of behavioural neuroscience, stress and trans-generational trauma, is the winner of the 2018 University of Lethbridge Speaker Research Award. A Tier 1 Board of Governors Research Chair (Healthy Futures), Metz is renowned for a research program that has profoundly changed our understanding of how health is transmitted and perpetuated across generations.

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