News Releases

University of Lethbridge hosting top grade 11 students in Heritage Youth Researcher Summer (HYRS) Program

Wed, 07/12/2017
Providing hands-on health and biomedical research experience to Grade 11 students in Alberta A total of seven area grade 11 students are on campus this week taking part in the Heritage Youth Researcher Summer (HYRS) program, a six-week, hands-on, multidisciplinary research program that is offered to top students with a proven academic record and an interest in innovative health-care solutions.

University of Lethbridge-led study looks to reduce methane gas emissions in cattle

Tue, 07/11/2017
Seeking to mitigate the greenhouse gas contributions of the region’s agricultural sector, a University of Lethbridge-led study has been granted $1.1 million by the federal government’s Agricultural Greenhouse Gases Program. “Canadian farmers are great stewards of the land and the environment. These new investments are part of the government’s commitment to addressing climate change and ensuring our farmers are world leaders in the use and development of clean and sustainable technology and processes,” says Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food.

Advisory - Galt Museum & Archives exhibition explores history of how Japanese Canadians were represented in print

Fri, 07/07/2017
WHAT: Opening Reception for Stop the Presses! Japanese Canadians in 20th Century Southern Alberta Newspapers WHEN: Sunday, July 9, 1 to 5 p.m. WHERE: Galt Museum & Archives, 502 1 St S

3D-printed prosthetic brings hope to young man in Africa

Thu, 07/06/2017
A retired University of Lethbridge kinesiology professor, an alumnus and a graduate student in kinesiology are making a huge difference in the life a young man living in Africa after he lost both arms above the elbow following an accident.

U of L student awarded a National Geographic Society Early Career Grant

Wed, 07/05/2017
An interest in researching the evolution of human sexual behaviour has netted Francisco Gomez Jimenez, a master’s student studying under Dr. Paul Vasey at the University of Lethbridge, membership in an elite group.

Destination Exploration and University of Lethbridge welcome campers to campus

Tue, 07/04/2017
STEM, STEAM, and Codemakers summer camps aim to ignite a passion for all things science and beyond! Don’t be surprised to see plenty of young people on U of L’s campus during July and August. Learning Quest and Codemakers summer camps start July 4th and run until August 25th with Destination Exploration, Lethbridge’s leading youth science outreach program. Hundreds of children will get to make amazing new memories this summer at Mad Scientist, Grossology, Comics & Cartoons, and Tech Makers camps, along with many other exciting options.

U of L names new director for Iikaisskini FNMI Gathering Place

Wed, 06/28/2017
The University of Lethbridge is pleased to announce that Roy Pogorzelski has been appointed director for the Iikaisskini (Low Horn) FNMI Gathering Place, established in 2014 to be a welcoming place where appreciation and respect for First Nations, Métis and Inuit heritage is fostered. “We are very excited to welcome Roy to the University of Lethbridge,” says Dr. Mark Slomp, executive director of Student Services. “He is a dynamic, interesting and passionate individual who excels at building relationships and bringing people together to create positive change.”

Media Advisory – Interactive program takes University Mace to Immanuel Christian High School

Wed, 06/21/2017
What: University of Lethbridge Mace Program to visit Immanuel Christian High School When: Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 12:15 p.m. Where: Immanuel Christian High School, 802 6 Ave N

University of Lethbridge Sport & Recreation camps add services to meet community need

Mon, 06/19/2017
Sport & Recreation Services summer camps at the University of Lethbridge are rapidly filling up in advance of the first week of offerings and with some additional services available for parents this summer, are proving more popular than ever. Summer camp season at the U of L kicks off July 4 and continues through the week of August 21, a week longer than usual. What has also been extended are the hours of operation, allowing parents more flexibility with drop-off ad pick-up times for their children.

Community invited to help reconstruct vandalized public art piece

Thu, 06/15/2017
University of Lethbridge art student Sarah Russell planned to share a message of unity through her artwork in the LandMarks2017 exhibition. However, vandals rearranged her work into a crude image on the side of the coulee in Indian Battle Park. Russell’s artwork, which represented the Blackfoot symbol for unity, now needs just that – people to unite to help rebuild the installation before the opening reception on June 20.

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