News Releases

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of January 15 to 21

Mon, 01/15/2018
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.                                             Blue Monday Monday, Jan. 15, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., various locations

U of L student joins iGEM delegation to present at Biological Weapons Convention

Fri, 12/22/2017
The University of Lethbridge’s iGEM (International Genetically Engineered Machine) team made quite a splash at November’s annual jamboree, providing the springboard for one U of L student to participate on the world stage. The iGEM team’s project focused on ways to make synthetic biology safe and available for everyone, says Chris Isaac (BSc’ 17), a biochemistry master’s student who has participated in iGEM since he was a Grade 11 student at Chinook High School.

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

Mon, 12/18/2017
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.                                             Songs to Light the Night – Candlelit Winter Solstice Concert Thursday, Dec. 21, 8:30 and 11 p.m., Southminster United Church

U of L chemistry student’s research published in top tier journal

Wed, 12/13/2017
University of Lethbridge master’s student Daniel Stuart, in collaboration with Drs. Michael Gerken and Stacey Wetmore, have cracked the case of the vanishing compound. Their research results were recently published in Angewandte Chemie, a top-notch, peer-reviewed scientific journal, and subsequently featured in a Research Highlight in the journal Nature.

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

Mon, 12/11/2017
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.                          Therapy Dogs Monday, Dec. 11, 6 to 7 p.m., L1008A & B, Library The Student Success Centre and the St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog Service are bringing some furry relief to students who are preparing for final exams.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of December 4 to 10

Mon, 12/04/2017
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.                          International Human Rights Week Celebration Tuesday, Dec. 5, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., various locations

Dr. Dorothy Lampard Reading Room established through historical contribution to University of Lethbridge Library

Fri, 12/01/2017
A voracious love of the written word and a lifelong pursuit to quench this thirst for knowledge has led to an historic gift to the University of Lethbridge’s Library.

Advisory - Significant cultural and historical gift to University of Lethbridge Library to be revealed

Wed, 11/29/2017
WHAT: Announcement of a major gift to the University of Lethbridge’s Library WHEN: Friday, December 1, 2017, 12 p.m. WHERE: University Library The University of Lethbridge will recognize one of its founding faculty members, Dr. Dorothy Lampard, by announcing a gift of significant cultural and historical significance to the University’s Library. -- 30 --  Contact:

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.

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