WHAT: The University of Lethbridge’s $280-million Science & Academic Building’s (SAB) interior is taking shape, with the project recently hitting the 75 per cent completion milestone. The SAB’s atrium and classrooms, along with the case work in several labs are quickly becoming a reality. For the first time, media will be given access to the interior of the building.
WHEN: Saturday, May 5, 11 a.m.
A trio of University of Lethbridge researchers are among 186 persons who have been announced as new or renewed Canada Research Chairs (CRC) by the Government of Canada.
Drs. Monique Giroux (Indigenous studies), Trushar Patel (chemistry & biochemistry) and Julie Young (geography) were all named Tier II Canada Research Chairs as the Government of Canada unveiled a $158-million investment in the Canada Research Chairs program. An additional $8.3 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation for research infrastructure is also associated with the new Chair awards.
Researchers surmise that Alzheimer’s disease can start 20 or 30 years before any signs or symptoms appear, but they don’t know exactly what’s going on in the brain in those early stages of the disease.
The Dhillon School of Business has joined the ranks of the world’s top business schools by achieving accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.
As youth flock to soccer pitches and baseball diamonds for spring league play, a University of Lethbridge researcher has some tips for coaches to help ensure they have a good experience and are more likely to find success on and off the field.
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.
Lunch & Listen Concert Series
Friday, May 4, ATB Financial Community Room, Casa, 230 8 St. S.
The University of Lethbridge will host many of the finest undergraduate student researchers in the province at the 4th Annual Undergraduate Research in Science Conference of Alberta (URSCA), Apr. 29-30, 2018.
A celebration of Alberta discovery and innovation at the earliest stage of post-secondary education, URSCA will feature over 90 undergraduate student demonstrations showcasing young Alberta researchers and their work through oral presentations and poster displays.
(Lethbridge, AB) – On April 26, 2018, high school students from across southern Alberta will participate in a variety of science activities at the University of Lethbridge. Let’s DO Science Day 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.
Sports Hall of Fame set to unveil 2018 inductees list
When Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame releases its 2018 inductees list on Thursday, University of Lethbridge Department of Kinesiology & Physical Education professor Dr. Carly Adams will have played a key part in the process.
A University of Lethbridge alumnus of the Dhillon School of Business has been recognized as one of Alberta’s Top 30 Under 30 for his work in helping new Canadians adjust to life in their adopted country.