University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of November 27 to December 3

Monday, November 27, 2017

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 Cookie Nook

Monday, Nov. 27, noon to 2 p.m., Theatre Lobby, W500L, University Centre for the Arts

The Faculty of Fine Arts has decided to sweeten things up to celebrate the end of the term with a cookie-decorating party. Everyone welcome.

Contact – Fine Arts, 403-329-2691,


Harley Hotchkiss Memorial Lecture

Thursday, Nov. 30, 10 to 11 a.m., EP1201, Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience

Dr. Dale Corbett, a professor at the University of Ottawa’s Brain and Mind Research Institute, will discuss his research in recovery from stroke. He’ll use illustrative examples from his work to show that variation in rehabilitation time and dosage, lesion location and exercise can profoundly impact post-stroke outcomes.

Contact – Candace Burke,


En Plein Air 2017 Exhibition, media sneak peek

Friday, Dec. 1, 10 to 11 a.m., Dr. Foster James Penny Building, 324 5 St. S.

This community exhibition presents works by southern Alberta artists who have sketched or photographed at the U of L’s Coutts Centre for Western Canadian Heritage. The exhibit, which features a variety of works by 29 artists, is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. until Dec. 22 and an opening reception is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 2 from 3 to 5 p.m.

Contact – Kelly Morris, 403-329-2227,


50 Greatest Pronghorns final announcement

Saturday, Dec. 2, 8:45 to 9 p.m. approximately (halftime), 1st Choice Savings Centre gym

The final 10 athletes named to the 50 Greatest Pronghorns list will be revealed at halftime during the Pronghorns men’s basketball game versus University of the Fraser Valley.

Contact – Eoin Colquhoun, 403-380-1851,



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Caroline Zentner, public affairs advisor

403-394-3975 or 403-795-5403 (cell)