News Releases

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of September 25 to October 1

Mon, 09/25/2017
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.                        5 Days of Health Monday, Sept. 25 to Thursday, Sept. 29, various times, Markin Hall Atrium and Friday, Sept. 29, L1008A & B, Library

U of L shows record enrolment as the 2017-2018 academic year gets underway

Thu, 09/21/2017
With the new academic year now in full swing, the University of Lethbridge is pleased to welcome all new and returning students — all 8,724 of them — to its Lethbridge and Calgary campuses. Overall enrolment increased by 1.1 per cent from the previous fall and represents a record number of students studying at the U of L. “We’re up 96 students from last year and that’s where we hoped to be,” says Kathleen Massey, associate vice-president (students). “There’s balanced growth at both the undergraduate and doctoral levels and that’s a healthy thing for a research university.”

Scholarship program to honour influential quartet, support educational opportunities for Blackfoot students

Tue, 09/19/2017
Seeking to preserve the Blackfoot cultural legacies of four influential men while furthering educational opportunities for Blackfoot students, Dr. Robert and Mrs. Priscilla Janes and the University of Lethbridge have created a series of new student awards for Blackfoot students.

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

Mon, 09/18/2017
    For immediate release — Monday, September 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.                          Science Literacy Week kickoff Monday, Sept. 18, 6 to 8 p.m., Kids’ Corner, Lethbridge Public Library, Main Branch

New Take Two speaker series to focus on U of L research

Thu, 09/14/2017
As Associate Vice-President Research, Dr. Claudia Malacrida wants to demonstrate the diversity and depth of research done at a small, liberal arts institution like the University of Lethbridge. To that end, she created a new speaker series called Take Two. Once underway, the Take Two sessions will feature two researchers who approach a topic from different perspectives.

Two U of L scholars elected to The Royal Society of Canada

Tue, 09/12/2017
Drs. Ute Kothe and Yale Belanger join The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists The Royal Society of Canada welcomed 70 new members to The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists today, including two University of Lethbridge faculty members.

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

Mon, 09/11/2017
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.                         #IBelieveYou campaign launch Monday, Sept. 11, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., 1st Choice Savings Centre

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of September 5 to 9

Tue, 09/05/2017
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.                      New Student Orientation Tuesday, Sept. 5, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., various locations

Shine On Summer Music Festival bringing together wide variety of outstanding musical artists

Wed, 08/30/2017
Southern Alberta’s biggest outdoor music event of the summer is just days away as the University celebrates its 50th anniversary with the Shine On Summer Music Festival. Saturday’s event, from 12:30 to 11 p.m. at the U of L Community Stadium, features award-winning artists Dallas Smith, Corb Lund, Mother Mother, Virginia to Vegas, The Washboard Union, Trevor Panczak, Double Jack and DJ Millz Skillz.

Free Community Fair invites families to celebrate University of Lethbridge’s 50th anniversary

Tue, 08/29/2017
The southern Alberta community is invited to join in the University of Lethbridge’s 50th anniversary celebrations by attending the free Community Fair on Sunday, Sept. 2 at the U of L Community Stadium. Part of the Shine On Summer Festival and Homecoming Weekend, the Community Fair is a celebration of arts, culture and community.

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