University of Lethbridge highlights for the week of October 16 to 22
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.
Sexual Violence Awareness Week
Monday, Oct. 16 to Friday, Oct. 20, various times and locations
The Sexual Violence Support & Education office at the U of L is hosting sessions on several topics this week. Participants can add their voice to the University’s Sexual Violence Policy & Procedures, attend a workshop on consent and learn more about the #IBelieveYou campaign. More information is available online at http://www.uleth.ca/sexual-violence/awareness-activities.
Contact: Sexual Violence Support & Education Coordinator, email@example.com
Chinook Symposium for Chemistry & Biochemistry
Friday, Oct. 20, 1 to 5 p.m., Atrium, University Hall
Students will be showcasing their research to a panel of judges at the annual Chinook Symposium. Up for grabs are cash prizes at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Contact: Susan Hill, 403-329-2301, firstname.lastname@example.org
Spooky Science Weekend 2017
Friday, Oct. 20, 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m., Atrium, University Hall
Children aged five to 12 will be making ghost rockets, racing mysterious floating coffins, brewing up some potions and watching an explosive pumpkin demonstration at this year’s Spooky Science Weekend.
Contact: Rachel Dombowsky, email@example.com
Art Department at 50 Exhibition — opening reception
Friday, Oct. 20, 7 to 9 p.m., Penny Gallery, Dr. Foster James Penny Building, 324 5 St. S.
This exhibition, celebrating the U of L’s 50th anniversary, features both new and older artworks by current and former Art Department faculty and staff. Admission is free. The exhibition runs Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. until Nov. 3.
Contact: Fine Arts, firstname.lastname@example.org
Caroline Zentner, public affairs advisor
403-394-3975 or 403-795-5403 (cell)