News Releases

Advisory - Destination Exploration and University of Lethbridge welcoming campers to campus

Thursday, June 28, 2018
Get ready for another summer of science, technology, engineering, art and math with Destination Exploration! Keep an eye out for future scientists and inventors on campus this summer – Destination Exploration summer camps start July 3 and run until August 24. Hundreds of campers will experience the excitement of STEM at Grossology, Farm Camp, Ancient Technology and Tech Sampler camps, along with many other exciting options.

High School Synthetic Biology Team Wins Six Medals for BioTreks Paper

Friday, June 22, 2018
Students from the Lethbridge High School iGEM team earn accolades and have their paper published in online journal. The 2018 iGEM season continues to be a great success for members of the Lethbridge high school team. The team submitted a scientific paper outlining their synthetic biology project, as well as participated in an online conference. “This was a great experience for the students,” says team mentor Sydnee Calhoun. “We are so proud of their progress and how much they have learned this year.”

Dhillon School of Business to launch new minor in Family and Small Business

Thursday, June 21, 2018
University of Lethbridge students who want to establish or advise a small business can take a new minor this fall that will give them the necessary knowledge and skills to succeed. “From evaluating market opportunities and testing assumptions to analyzing financial resources and spotting growth opportunities, the Family and Small Business minor will give students broad knowledge of small business enterprises,” says Bruce Thurston (BASc ’78), a Dhillon School of Business faculty member.

Dr. Maura Hanrahan uncovers the man behind the persona of legendary explorer Robert Abram Bartlett

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
University of Lethbridge professor launches her latest book, Unchained Man: The Arctic Life and Times of Captain Robert Abram Bartlett, Saturday, June 23, 2018, 2 to 4 p.m. at Chapters Bookstore

U of L students log more than 7,500 volunteer hours

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Almost 600 University of Lethbridge students have volunteered more than 7,500 hours at community organizations as they learn first-hand about civic engagement through the UVolunteer program. Since 2015, the U of L has operated UVolunteer in partnership with Volunteer Lethbridge to match and track students working with non-profit groups in the city. The initiative came about through the efforts of Dr. Mike Mahon, U of L president and vice-chancellor. Part of his vision was ensuring that students contribute to Lethbridge and surrounding communities.

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

Monday, June 18, 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.   The Anatomy of Memory: From Scenes to Events Monday, June 18, 4 p.m., PE275, 1st Choice Savings Centre AND Tuesday, June 19, 7 p.m., Theatre Gallery, Lethbridge Public Library

Largest gift of cultural properties in University of Lethbridge history given by Dr. Margaret (Marmie) Perkins Hess

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Collection includes works by the Group of Seven, Tom Thomson, European and Indigenous artists The University of Lethbridge Art Gallery today unveils an unparalleled bequest of more than 1,000 works of art valued between $4 and $5 million from the estate of Dr. Margaret (Marmie) Perkins Hess (DFA ’04).

Dhillon School of Business receives accreditation for Human Resources Management and Labour Relations program

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
The Dhillon School of Business has just received Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) accreditation for the Bachelor of Management in Human Resources Management and Labour Relations program. The CPHR designation is the only designation recognized by nine provinces across Canada and is aligned with the United States’ Society for Human Resource Management –  the largest HR organization in the world.

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

Monday, June 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

Monday, June 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