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

Monday, December 4, 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

Friday, December 1, 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

Wednesday, November 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

Wednesday, November 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

Tuesday, November 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

Monday, November 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

Monday, November 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

Wednesday, November 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

Tuesday, November 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

Friday, November 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