News Releases

University of Lethbridge attracts world-leading research scientist through Canada 150 Research Chairs program

Thursday, March 29, 2018
One of the world’s leading biophysics scientists is coming to the University of Lethbridge as part of the Canada 150 Research Chairs program. Dr. Borries Demeler, a world-renowned expert on analytical ultracentrifugation (AUC), is one of 25-plus scientists who will receive funding under the Canada 150 Research Chairs program. The Federal Government invested $117.6 million in Budget 2017 to this one-time program designed to attract the world’s most talented researchers and scholars to Canada.

Dhillon School of Business students join forces with Lethbridge College on experiential learning project

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Friday, Apr. 6, 2018 No Horsin’ Around Culinary Cook-Off to benefit Lethbridge Therapeutic Riding Association The Lethbridge Therapeutic Riding Association is getting a helping hand from students at both the University of Lethbridge and Lethbridge College.

The changing face of the Canadian family

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Canadian families are becoming more diverse and they’re pretty stable units overall, as shown in the sixth and latest edition of Close Relations. Authored by Dr. Susan McDaniel, a University of Lethbridge sociology professor and director of the Prentice Institute, along with Dr. Lorne Tepperman from the University of Toronto and Dr. Sandra Colavecchia from McMaster University, the latest edition draws statistics from a variety of sources to paint a portrait of Canadian families.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of March 26 to 29

Monday, March 26, 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.                                             Collaborative Health Research Institute in Southern Alberta (CHRISA) launch Tuesday, March 27, 10:30 a.m. to noon, M4032, Markin Hall

Fourth-year student Kyle Cole named 2017 U of L Co-op Student of the Year

Monday, March 19, 2018
To kick off National Co-operative Education Week, the University of Lethbridge announced Kyle Cole as the 2017 U of L Co-op Student of the Year. Cole, a fourth-year economics student, has completed three co-op work terms with two different employers, totaling 12 months of work experience. A commitment to his academic responsibilities and work-integrated learning, coupled with his advocacy for and stewardship of the Co-operative Education Program, were lauded as major reasons for the reward.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of March 19 to 24

Monday, March 19, 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.                                             CKXU FUNdrive 2018 — Cosmic Frequencies Daily until Friday, March 23 at 6 p.m.

University of Lethbridge transforms the business school landscape by launching the Dhillon School of Business

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
$10-million gift to drive futuristic learning

U of L neuroscientists awarded nearly $2 million for research into Alzheimer’s disease

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Drs. Bruce McNaughton and Majid Mohajerani will investigate brain neurobiology related to Alzheimer’s disease thanks to two grants worth nearly $2 million over five years from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR).

Advisory - University of Lethbridge to receive largest gift in its history from Calgary real estate magnate Bob Dhillon

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
WHAT: The University of Lethbridge will host two events, one in Calgary and one in Lethbridge, to announce the largest gift in the University’s history, in support of the Faculty of Management. WHEN: Wednesday, March 14, 2018 CALGARY EVENT 7:30 a.m. Breakfast Reception 8 a.m. Announcement Met Convention Centre, 333 4th Avenue SW LETHBRIDGE EVENT 2 p.m. Announcement Markin Hall Atrium

U of L neuroscientists awarded nearly $2 million for research into Alzheimer's disease

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Drs. Bruce McNaughton and Majid Mohajerani will investigate brain neurobiology related to Alzheimer’s disease thanks to two grants worth nearly $2 million over five years from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR).