News Releases

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.

Traditional Blackfoot naming ceremony a highlight of University of Lethbridge’s Homecoming Weekend

Mon, 08/28/2017
The University of Lethbridge is excited to welcome everyone to a special Homecoming Weekend this year, Sept. 1-3, 2017, as it celebrates its 50th anniversary.

Shine On Summer Festival Community Fair’s Battle of the Bands to showcase outstanding local musical talent

Fri, 08/18/2017
Six southern Alberta bands will battle it out for $1,000 in cash and a Cottonwood Records monthly feature package at the Shine On Summer Festival Community Fair. Battle of the Bands will take place Sunday, Sept. 3 at the University of Lethbridge Community Stadium.

U of L and Red Crow College to launch Niitsitapi Teacher Education Program next fall

Wed, 08/16/2017
The Faculty of Education at the University of Lethbridge, in partnership with Red Crow Community College, is pleased to offer the Niitsitapi Teacher Education Program, beginning in the fall of 2018. “We look forward to working with the U of L on the Niitsitapi Teacher Education Program,” says Roy Weasel Fat, president of Red Crow Community College. “The program will prepare students to teach from a Blackfoot perspective and ultimately, to pass along language and culture to future generations.”

Navigation and spatial memory — brain region newly identified to be involved

Wed, 08/16/2017
Research conducted in a collaboration between Drs. Dun Mao, a researcher in Dr. Bruce McNaughton’s lab at the Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience at the University of Lethbridge, and Steffen Kandler, a researcher in Professor Vincent Bonin’s lab at Neuro-Electronics Research Flanders (NERF) in Belgium, has found neural activity patterns that may assist with spatial memory and navigation.

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