News Releases

Dr. Maura Hanrahan uncovers the man behind the persona of legendary explorer Robert Abram Bartlett

Tue, 06/19/2018
University of Lethbridge professor launches her latest book, Unchained Man: The Arctic Life and Times of Captain Robert Abram Bartlett, Saturday, June 23, 2018, 2 to 4 p.m. at Chapters Bookstore

U of L students log more than 7,500 volunteer hours

Tue, 06/19/2018
Almost 600 University of Lethbridge students have volunteered more than 7,500 hours at community organizations as they learn first-hand about civic engagement through the UVolunteer program. Since 2015, the U of L has operated UVolunteer in partnership with Volunteer Lethbridge to match and track students working with non-profit groups in the city. The initiative came about through the efforts of Dr. Mike Mahon, U of L president and vice-chancellor. Part of his vision was ensuring that students contribute to Lethbridge and surrounding communities.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of June 18 to 24

Mon, 06/18/2018
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.   The Anatomy of Memory: From Scenes to Events Monday, June 18, 4 p.m., PE275, 1st Choice Savings Centre AND Tuesday, June 19, 7 p.m., Theatre Gallery, Lethbridge Public Library

Largest gift of cultural properties in University of Lethbridge history given by Dr. Margaret (Marmie) Perkins Hess

Wed, 06/13/2018
Collection includes works by the Group of Seven, Tom Thomson, European and Indigenous artists The University of Lethbridge Art Gallery today unveils an unparalleled bequest of more than 1,000 works of art valued between $4 and $5 million from the estate of Dr. Margaret (Marmie) Perkins Hess (DFA ’04).

Dhillon School of Business receives accreditation for Human Resources Management and Labour Relations program

Tue, 06/12/2018
The Dhillon School of Business has just received Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) accreditation for the Bachelor of Management in Human Resources Management and Labour Relations program. The CPHR designation is the only designation recognized by nine provinces across Canada and is aligned with the United States’ Society for Human Resource Management –  the largest HR organization in the world.

Elementary and U of L students combine forces to design educational apps

Mon, 06/11/2018
Media are invited to attend a beta test session at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, June 12 at Coalbanks Elementary School Developing a mobile app that’s educational, fun and free of ads is the goal of a unique collaboration between the Faculty of Education and the Department of New Media at the University of Lethbridge.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of June 11 to 17

Mon, 06/11/2018
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. RiboWest 2018 Monday and Tuesday, June 11 and 12, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Markin Hall Atrium

RiboWest Conference 2018 brings together top RNA researchers from Western Canada and beyond

Fri, 06/08/2018
Leading investigators in the field of ribonucleic acid (RNA) research and genomics are gathering at the University of Lethbridge (U of L), June 10-13, 2018, to attend the 14th Annual RiboWest Conference, organized by the members of the Alberta RNA Research and Training Institute (ARRTI). Many of us have heard of DNA, the biomolecule that constitutes the letters of the book of life. However, few of us may have heard of DNA ‘s cousin, RNA, a similar biomolecule that during the last decades has emerged as a molecule of equal importance to DNA.

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

Tue, 06/05/2018
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

Mon, 06/04/2018
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.

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