News Releases

University of Lethbridge proudly raises Blackfoot Confederacy Flag

Thursday, September 20, 2018
The University of Lethbridge is honoured by its relationship with the local Blackfoot community and proud to be located on traditional Blackfoot territory. Today, the University is excited to celebrate this intrinsic bond by permanently raising and flying the Blackfoot Confederacy Flag.

Advisory - University to unveil $100-million campaign at Welcome Back BBQ

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
EMBARGOED INFORMATION WHAT: The University of Lethbridge will publicly unveil its $100-million fundraising and community engagement campaign WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 20, 12:30 p.m. at the Welcome Back BBQ WHERE: University Hall Atrium

Advisory - U of L conference brings academics and industry together

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Media are invited to attend: WHAT — Advanced Digital Technologies: Promoting Industry-Academic Collisions conference WHO — Companies involved in digital technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and blockchain, including ATB Financial, BASF Canada, Takeda Pharmaceuticals and Quantum Alberta

Friend of Health Sciences Award honours influential therapeutic recreation expert

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
With more than 45 years of experience working and teaching in therapeutic recreation, Dr. Jerome (Jerry) Singleton was the perfect person to advise the University of Lethbridge when it established a therapeutic recreation degree program.

PromoScience funding supports greater reach for Destination Exploration Travelling Lab Coats program

Monday, September 17, 2018
Even more young minds will soon be ignited by the wonders of science thanks to a three-year investment from the federal government in the University of Lethbridge’s Destination Exploration Travelling Lab Coats (TLC) program.

University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of September 17 to 23

Monday, September 17, 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.   Reconciliation Week Monday, Sept. 17, 11 a.m., Galt Museum As part of Reconciliation Week, Dr. Leroy Little Bear (BASc (BA) ’72, LLD ’04) will deliver a keynote presentation and participate in a panel discussion.

Five great minds come together to talk about space exploration

Friday, September 14, 2018
Media availability scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 18 from 1 to 1:30 p.m. in University Hall, Office of the President, A750 The Lethbridge community has the opportunity to hear five great speakers as they bring the topic of space exploration down to Earth.

Dr. Bhagwan Dua to be honoured at Arts & Science scholarship dinner

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
During his tenure as dean of the University of Lethbridge’s Faculty of Arts & Science, Professor Emeritus Bhagwan Dua always made students a top priority and, with his recent passing, the Faculty wants to ensure his legacy lives on. The Wine & Dine: Arts & Science Scholarship Dinner on Oct. 18 will honour his memory and raise funds for the Dr. Bhagwan Dua Memorial Scholarship.

Stress experienced by pregnant women affects long-term health of offspring

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
A new study by researchers at the University of Lethbridge and McGill University provides further confirmation that stress experienced by pregnant women has a lasting impact on the health of their children.

Two U of L researchers win Parkland Institute awards

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Two research projects, one on midwifery care in Alberta and the other on the use of gallows humour among the Kainai, got a significant boost thanks to research awards from the Parkland Institute. Dr. Tiffany Boulton, a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Sociology, will examine access to midwifery care in Alberta and Amberlea Parker, a graduate student, plans to develop an oral history of gallows humour among the Kainai people.