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University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of February 2 to February 7

Mon, 02/02/2015
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. Barefoot Cellars founders – 2015 Executives in Residence 11 to 11:30 a.m., Markin Hall Atrium

Barefoot Cellars founders to give free entrepreneurship presentation in Calgary as U of L’s 2015 Executives in Residence

Fri, 01/30/2015
Michael Houlihan and Bonnie Harvey, founders of Barefoot Cellars, the #1 wine brand in the world, visit the Delta Bow Valley Hotel and U of L Calgary campus to discuss entrepreneurship

Protecting your data in a wired world

Tue, 01/27/2015
Social media sites can be both a boon and a bane to our online networking. They are useful on a business and personal basis for many reasons but managing privacy and security requires serious attention, says Kevin Vadnais, information security manager at the University of Lethbridge. Data Privacy Day on Wednesday, Jan. 28 is an international initiative that presents the opportunity to remind people to take a moment to update passwords and review privacy settings on sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, says Vadnais.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of January 26 to January 31

Mon, 01/26/2015
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.

Cultural influences may play role in maintaining non-conceptive sexual behaviour in Japanese macaques

Thu, 01/22/2015
University of Lethbridge study says different sexual behaviours, as with humans, can be linked to cultural practices of Japanese monkeys The diverse sexual behaviour of the female Japanese macaque is reminiscent of human patterns of sexuality, particularly female sexual fluidity, suggests a new study from University of Lethbridge researchers.

Students to learn the effects of development and globalization in field course to the Philippines

Tue, 01/20/2015
A group of University of Lethbridge students will have the learning opportunity of a lifetime this summer as they trade the classroom for the streets of Tacloban City, Philippines. “Instead of sitting in the classroom, they will get lectures in the field,” says Dr. Glenda Bonifacio, the U of L professor in the Department of Women and Gender Studies teaching the course and a former resident of Tacloban City.

U of L’s cryogenic testing facility will be unique in Canada

Tue, 01/20/2015
Funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation will help position the University of Lethbridge as a leader in cryogenic testing and open the doors to participation in future space missions.

Nursing instructor redesigning resource kits to help teachers deliver tobacco prevention education to kids

Mon, 01/19/2015
Keeping our children free of the harms associated with tobacco use is an ongoing battle that the University of Lethbridge’s Kathy Haight is keen on waging – and she’s got an army of nursing students to support the fight.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of January 19 to January 24

Mon, 01/19/2015
The University of Lethbridge has a number of events lined up this week that me 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.

Saskatchewan MLA to share her wisdom with U of L students

Mon, 01/19/2015
Saskatoon Fairview MLA Jennifer Campeau, who completed a bachelor’s degree in the First Nations Governance program in the University of Lethbridge’s Faculty of Management, will be back in Lethbridge Jan. 26 to 30, 2015 to share her expertise with students and youth.

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