News Releases

Indigenous language stakeholders to gather at 25th Stabilizing Indigenous Languages Symposium

Tuesday, June 5, 2018
As Indigenous communities across North America face the challenge of keeping their traditional languages alive, an important conference is coming to the University of Lethbridge.

Lethbridge high school iGEM team wins award at first competition

Monday, June 4, 2018
Students from Lethbridge high schools showcased their Ctrl-Salt-Del synthetic biology project The University of Lethbridge high school International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) team came away with the Best Opportunity Analysis award and an $1,800 travel bursary after competing at their first geekStarter jamboree in Canmore on May 26 and 27. The team earned the award for analyzing previous work done by iGEM teams and learning from its limitations.

University of Lethbridge to celebrate student medal winners at 2018 Spring Convocation

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
The University of Lethbridge is excited to celebrate the achievements of its newest graduates at the 2018 Spring Convocation, May 31 and June 1 in the 1st Choice Savings Centre for Sport and Wellness. Distinguishing themselves among the many outstanding graduates are the U of L’s medal winners for 2018. They are as follows: Gold Medal of the Governor General – Jason Flindall (Ceremony I) Awarded to the student with the highest academic standing at the graduate level.

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

Wednesday, May 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

Tuesday, May 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

Tuesday, May 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

Monday, May 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

Monday, May 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

Monday, May 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

Wednesday, May 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.