News Releases

U of L student’s doctoral research published in prestigious science journal

Wed, 11/16/2016
Dr. Laura Keffer-Wilkes (MSc ’12, PhD ’16) spent four years conducting research into the function of a protein important for gene expression, and her hard work and persistence has paid off.

Destination Project reaches construction milestone

Mon, 11/14/2016
With a second crane scheduled to be installed on Tuesday, Big Yeller will soon have a companion, albeit a bit shorter, on the Destination Project site. The addition of the second crane means the Destination Project will begin to take shape in a more visible way.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of Nov. 14 to 19

Mon, 11/14/2016
The University of Lethbridge has a number of 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 Living Library: Celebrating International Education Week Monday, Nov. 14, and Tuesday, Nov. 15, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., near the Library entrance

Alberta RNA Research and Training Institute welcomes Gairdner Award winner for public lectures

Thu, 11/10/2016
  Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou will be available for media interviews Monday, Nov. 14 at 11:15 a.m. in room E868 The Alberta RNA Research and Training Institute (ARRTI) is delighted to host Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou, recipient of the 2016 Canada Gairdner International Award, for a public speaker event on Monday, Nov. 14, 2016. This is the fourth consecutive year that the University has had the opportunity to partner with the Canada Gairdner Foundation, bringing to campus some of the world’s top research minds.

University of Lethbridge faculty members offer differing areas of expertise on U.S. election issues

Mon, 11/07/2016
  In advance of one of the most divisive presidential elections in United States history, the University of Lethbridge boasts a number of experts who have studied a variety of topics related to the election, including the U.S. electoral system, Canada-U.S. relations and women and gender issues in politics. Feel free to contact one of the following experts directly to enhance your coverage of the U.S. election.

Bust-a-Backpack campaign outdoes expectations

Mon, 11/07/2016
The teachers of tomorrow are helping today’s students with their annual Bust-a-Backpack campaign, an initiative of the Education Undergraduate Society (EUS) at the University of Lethbridge. In the annual campaign, now in its ninth year, Faculty of Education students fundraise to fill backpacks full of school supplies, which they then donate to local schools.

University of Lethbridge continues to move up in Research InfoSource rankings list

Mon, 10/31/2016
For the second consecutive year the University of Lethbridge has improved its ranking among the country’s elite research universities, moving up one spot in each of the undergraduate and overall categories of Research InfoSource’s annual Research Universities of the Year rankings list. The U of L jumped to third in the country in the 2016 Undergraduate classification, while also moving up a spot to 34th in the overall rankings.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of Oct. 31 to Nov. 5

Mon, 10/31/2016
The University of Lethbridge has a number of 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.                          A Nightmare on Shred Street Monday, Oct. 31, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., bus loading zone on the west side of the 1st Choice Savings Centre

Information Technology Services and Lethbridge Mobile Shredding offer A Nightmare on Shred Street

Thu, 10/27/2016
Identity theft is a nightmare that nobody wishes to endure, and yet it is one of the fastest growing crimes in Canada. Information Technology Services at the University of Lethbridge is hoping to slow it down by partnering with Lethbridge Mobile Shredding to offer a free shredding event on Halloween Day.

Second annual agribusiness case competition draws a dozen teams

Thu, 10/27/2016
Word has spread about the Cor Van Raay Agribusiness Case Competition co-hosted by Lethbridge College and the University of Lethbridge. This year, 54 post-secondary students registered to participate in the two-day event Friday and Saturday.

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