News Releases

Elementary and U of L students combine forces to design educational apps

Mon, 06/11/2018
Media are invited to attend a beta test session at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, June 12 at Coalbanks Elementary School Developing a mobile app that’s educational, fun and free of ads is the goal of a unique collaboration between the Faculty of Education and the Department of New Media at the University of Lethbridge.

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

Mon, 06/11/2018
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. RiboWest 2018 Monday and Tuesday, June 11 and 12, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Markin Hall Atrium

RiboWest Conference 2018 brings together top RNA researchers from Western Canada and beyond

Fri, 06/08/2018
Leading investigators in the field of ribonucleic acid (RNA) research and genomics are gathering at the University of Lethbridge (U of L), June 10-13, 2018, to attend the 14th Annual RiboWest Conference, organized by the members of the Alberta RNA Research and Training Institute (ARRTI). Many of us have heard of DNA, the biomolecule that constitutes the letters of the book of life. However, few of us may have heard of DNA ‘s cousin, RNA, a similar biomolecule that during the last decades has emerged as a molecule of equal importance to DNA.

Indigenous language stakeholders to gather at 25th Stabilizing Indigenous Languages Symposium

Tue, 06/05/2018
As Indigenous communities across North America face the challenge of keeping their traditional languages alive, an important conference is coming to the University of Lethbridge.

Lethbridge high school iGEM team wins award at first competition

Mon, 06/04/2018
Students from Lethbridge high schools showcased their Ctrl-Salt-Del synthetic biology project The University of Lethbridge high school International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) team came away with the Best Opportunity Analysis award and an $1,800 travel bursary after competing at their first geekStarter jamboree in Canmore on May 26 and 27. The team earned the award for analyzing previous work done by iGEM teams and learning from its limitations.

University of Lethbridge to celebrate student medal winners at 2018 Spring Convocation

Wed, 05/30/2018
The University of Lethbridge is excited to celebrate the achievements of its newest graduates at the 2018 Spring Convocation, May 31 and June 1 in the 1st Choice Savings Centre for Sport and Wellness. Distinguishing themselves among the many outstanding graduates are the U of L’s medal winners for 2018. They are as follows: Gold Medal of the Governor General – Jason Flindall (Ceremony I) Awarded to the student with the highest academic standing at the graduate level.

University of Lethbridge 2018 Spring Convocation, May 31 and June 1 at 1st Choice Savings Centre

Wed, 05/30/2018
Over the next two days, the University of Lethbridge will celebrate the achievements of 1,351 students as they cross the stage at the 2018 Spring Convocation. Ceremonies take place Thursday, May 31 and Friday, June 1 at the 1st Choice Savings Centre for Sport and Wellness, beginning at 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. each day. All ceremonies are free and open to the public and media. Thursday, May 31

Indigenous students have option to wear own regalia as University makes changes to Convocation

Tue, 05/29/2018
Some significant and meaningful changes to University of Lethbridge Convocation proceedings will debut this week as the U of L graduates over 1,300 students at its 2018 Spring Convocation ceremonies on Thursday and Friday.

Art professor Dr. Anne Dymond appointed a Board of Governors Teaching Chair

Tue, 05/29/2018
An ever-evolving instructor who seeks to empower her students to pursue their passions in intelligent, thoughtful and meaningful ways, Dr. Anne Dymond has been named a University of Lethbridge Board of Governors Teaching Chair.

Community organizations benefit from generosity of University of Lethbridge residence students

Mon, 05/28/2018
A host of local community organizations are in a better place today, having been bolstered by the generosity of University of Lethbridge residence students.