News Releases

U of L iGEM teams bring home gold and silver awards

Wed, 11/29/2017
Both the University of Lethbridge high school and collegiate iGEM (International Genetically Engineered Machine) teams came home with shiny medals following the 2017 Giant Jamboree in Boston, Massachusetts. The U of L high school team was awarded a silver and the collegiate team a gold, as well as nominations in three special categories, including Best Software, Best Education & Public Engagement, and Best Integrated Human Practices. In addition, the team received the Biosafety and Biosecurity Commendation.

Would-be entrepreneurs test drive ideas through Validate Entrepreneur Program

Tue, 11/28/2017
Media are invited to interview participants and judges on Thursday, Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the Dr. Foster James Penny Building at 324 5 St. S. Twenty-five budding entrepreneurs will be delivering their best pitches to a panel of seasoned business professionals in the final session of this year’s Validate Entrepreneur Program.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of November 27 to December 3

Mon, 11/27/2017
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.                          The Cookie Nook Monday, Nov. 27, noon to 2 p.m., Theatre Lobby, W500L, University Centre for the Arts The Faculty of Fine Arts has decided to sweeten things up to celebrate the end of the term with a cookie-decorating party. Everyone welcome.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of November 20 to 26

Mon, 11/20/2017
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.                          Mental Health Week Monday, Nov. 20 to Friday, Nov. 24, various times and locations

U of L researchers awarded more than $907,000 in research funding

Wed, 11/15/2017
Today, Kirsty Duncan, Canada’s Minister of Science, announced the recipients of several Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) grants and seven University of Lethbridge researchers are among those who secured funding for their projects.                                

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of November 14 to 19

Tue, 11/14/2017
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.                         Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity Science Symposium Tuesday, Nov. 14, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Lethbridge Lodge, 320 Scenic Dr. S.

Advisory - Career Transitions hosts 15th annual Cardboard Boat Race for middle and high school students

Fri, 11/10/2017
WHAT: 15th annual Cardboard Boat Race, hosted by Career Transitions WHEN: Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, 9:40 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. WHERE: Max Bell Regional Aquatic Centre and 1st Choice Savings Centre for Sport and Wellness, University of Lethbridge

University of Lethbridge study to examine state of water security in Alberta Métis communities

Thu, 11/09/2017
For the vast majority of Canadians, the concept of not having readily available drinking water is literally foreign – something only developing countries have to face. Unfortunately, residents of rural and remote communities, many of which are indigenous, face the problem of trying to find potable water every day of their lives.

Advisory - University of Lethbridge and Pronghorn Athletics to dedicate statue donated by track icon George Gemer

Thu, 11/09/2017
WHAT: The University of Lethbridge and Pronghorn Athletics are proud to dedicate a statue donated by former Pronghorns track and field coach and southern Alberta athletics icon George Gemer (LLD ’11). WHEN: Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 2 p.m. WHERE: Southwest corner of Students’ Union Patio (bus loop area), University of Lethbridge.

Media resources for Remembrance Day

Wed, 11/08/2017
Remembrance Day was created as a way to commemorate members of the armed forces who have died in the line of duty and those who continue to serve Canada in times of war and peace. The date, Nov. 11, also marks the time when fighting stopped in the First World War.                             As Remembrance Day approaches, media are invited to speak with several University of Lethbridge professors who have studied wartime and its effects on those who fought and those who stayed at home:

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