News Releases

Advisory — University of Lethbridge recognizing National Indigenous Peoples Day with multiple activities

Tuesday, June 21, 2022
The University of Lethbridge is recognizing National Indigenous Peoples Day with activities on its Lethbridge campus this week. Following are events open to the media and general public. Tuesday, June 21 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Round Dance in the Atrium (University Hall) Presented by Iikaisskini Indigenous Services in partnership with the Dhillon School of Business 12 to 1 p.m. BBQ Lunch in the Atrium (University Hall)

University of Lethbridge Pride Week begins with flag raising ceremony

Friday, June 17, 2022
The University of Lethbridge is kicking off Pride Week on campus with the annual raising of its Pride Flag.

Alumnus Dean Gallimore appointed Chair of University of Lethbridge Board of Governors 

Thursday, June 16, 2022
Local business leader, respected chartered professional accountant and University of Lethbridge alumnus Dean Gallimore (BMgt ’84) has been appointed Chair of the ULethbridge Board of Governors, effective June 29, 2022.

Define the Decade report sets the stage for Alberta prosperity over the next 10 years 

Thursday, June 16, 2022
University of Lethbridge political scientist Dr. Lars Hallström contributed to report from the Business Council of Alberta With the province of Alberta currently at a crossroads, the Business Council of Alberta (BCA) released its flagship report Thursday — Define the Decade: Building Alberta’s Future—Together.

Dr. Trushar Patel elected to the Royal Society of Chemistry

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Dr. Trushar Patel, a professor in the University of Lethbridge’s Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry and Canada Research Chair in RNA and Protein Biophysics, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC). Based in the United Kingdom, the Royal Society of Chemistry bestows fellowship to acknowledge significant achievement by professional chemists and outstanding contributions to the field of chemistry.

Top high school graduates earn Chinook Scholarships from University of Lethbridge 

Thursday, June 9, 2022
Six of the province’s top high school graduates have been awarded $5,000 Chinook Scholarships from the University of Lethbridge as they begin their academic journeys this fall. Students from Lethbridge, Coaldale, Magrath, and Okotoks were successful in earning the major awards, ahead of a strong field of applicants. All ULethbridge-bound high school students are eligible to apply for the Chinook Scholarship, which recognizes those who have demonstrated superior academic achievement (minimum 85 per cent admission average) and leadership qualities.

University of Lethbridge expands eligibility for Early Start Experience course

Wednesday, June 8, 2022
Students, whether they are entering their first year of studies at ULethbridge or if they’re a second-year student who’s never set foot on campus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, are eligible to take the Early Start Experience (ESE) course to help ease the transition to campus.

University to join national network through inaugural Jarislowsky Chair in Trust and Political Leadership

Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Jarislowsky Foundation supporting new Chair with $2 million investment The University of Lethbridge is joining a network of five universities from across Canada engaged in a first-of-its-kind collaboration focused on educating future leaders in government, politics and the public service. Supported by a $2 million investment from the Jarislowsky Foundation, ULethbridge will soon be embarking on a global search for its inaugural Jarislowsky Chair in Trust and Political Leadership to lead its participation.

University of Lethbridge’s Dr. Athan Zovoilis has Canada Research Chair renewed for five-year term

Thursday, June 2, 2022
Dr. Athan Zovoilis, professor in the University of Lethbridge’s Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, will continue his cutting-edge research with the renewal of his Tier 2 Canada Research Chair funding.

Ahead of the Herd event takes on greater significance as first-year students prepare for Fall Term 

Wednesday, June 1, 2022
The impacts of two years of primarily online learning and living through a global pandemic have affected all students. And while students beginning their post-secondary careers have always faced challenges with the shift to a new school, different instructors and the possibility of moving away from home for the first time, add in factors such as remote learning and loss of social connection over the past two years and the transition is even more daunting.