News Releases

Research group patenting urinary analysis to diagnose concussion and enhance recovery protocols

Thursday, October 21, 2021
Sport-related concussion (SRC) or traumatic brain injury (TBI) has become one of the most important issues in sport, affecting everyone from multi-million-dollar athletes to children playing at the minor level. From health to economics, SRC now influences the way games are played and governed and yet, the actual tools available to diagnose concussions are limited and mainly subjective.

Building strong communities worldwide, Bradley Hamilton recognized as ULAA 2021 Alumnus of the Year 

Wednesday, October 20, 2021
The University of Lethbridge Alumni Association (ULAA) is pleased to announce the 2021 Alumnus of the Year as Bradley Hamilton (BMgt ‘88). “Brad’s career has been marked by his consistent efforts to make a positive difference in the organizations he works with,” says Jason Elliott, president of the ULAA. “His people-first approach breathes life into companies, allowing them to flourish during times of change. He sets the bar for others and is an exemplar of our alumni community.”

University of Lethbridge Virtual Open House goes Saturday, offers chance to win $1,000 tuition credit

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
From the comfort of your house to our house, University of Lethbridge Virtual Open House allows prospective students and their families to check out campus together with just a few simple clicks. Saturday, October 23, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., uLethbridge Faculties, schools, advisors, faculty members, student mentors and more will be at your fingertips. Learn how uLethbridge will prepare learners for the careers of tomorrow and give studentsthe skills to excel in a time of global disruption.

Dentist Fern Leavens recognized as ULAA 2021 Young Alumna of the Year

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
The University of Lethbridge Alumni Association (ULAA) is thrilled to announce Fern Leavens (BSc ‘13) as the 2021 Young Alumna of the Year. “In a short time, Fern has demonstrated a high level of excellence in her chosen field of dentistry,” says Jason Elliott, president of the ULAA. “She wears many hats, but above all else, she is passionate about providing all patients with care that goes above and beyond. There is no doubt that she delivers on this.” Young Alumna of the Year — Fern Leavens

University of Lethbridge Alumni Association inducts six exceptional alumni into 2021 Alumni Honour Society

Monday, October 18, 2021
The University of Lethbridge Alumni Association (ULAA) is pleased to recognize those in the alumni community who have achieved significant accomplishments by inducting six new members into the Alumni Honour Society. “We are incredibly pleased to recognize this year’s honour society inductees,” says Jason Elliott, president of the ULAA. “This year’s inductees showcase the value of a liberal education and the scope of impact our alumni have. Each individual has carved out an exemplary path for themselves, and we are proud to celebrate their achievements.”

Women Scholars’ Speaker Series to examine issues related to death in four-part virtual series 

Friday, October 15, 2021
The Women Scholars’ Speaker Series (WSSS) will tackle an especially prominent, albeit difficult, theme in 2021-2022, examining issues related to death throughout a four-part virtual series. The series of online panels and presentations will engage participants with the latest research around pressing and multifaceted topics including discrimination, equity, death and labour.

U of L alum creates animated movie as a tribute to Fort McMurray

Thursday, October 14, 2021
Back Home Again, a 30-minute animated movie by University of Lethbridge alum Michael Mankowski (BMgt ’10), has been five years in the making and is now ready for the big screen. The film is a tribute to his hometown of Fort McMurray and has an all-star voice cast that includes Martin Short, Tom Green, Michael J. Fox, Catherine O’Hara, Howie Mandel, Lorne Cardinal, Gordon Pinsent, Kim Basinger and the late Norm Macdonald and Ed Asner, to name a few.

Campus Bird Checklist created by U of L master’s student an open invitation to enjoy birding on campus spaces  

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
With one of the most unique settings in Canadian post-secondary, the University of Lethbridge is home to an abundance of wildlife, not the least of which is an extremely robust population of birds. How many varieties and species of birds pass through campus aren’t known entirely but a new project by master’s student Samantha Krause, available to the public, provides bird lovers the opportunity to see the scope of just what’s out there.

Dr. Leroy Little Bear announced as adjunct professor for Dhillon School of Business

Monday, October 4, 2021
The Dhillon School of Business (DSB) at the University of Lethbridge is honoured to announce renowned international scholar and leader Dr. Leroy Little Bear (BA ’72, DASc ’04)  as its newest adjunct professor. Little Bear is currently the University’s Niitsitapi Scholar, acts as senior advisor to University President & Vice-Chancellor Dr. Mike Mahon and teaches in the Dhillon School of Business’ Indigenous Governance and Business Management program.

University of Lethbridge statement concluding Truth and Reconciliation Week activities

Thursday, September 30, 2021
Truth and Reconciliation Week at the University of Lethbridge took on added importance this past week. In the wake of a summer of painful revelations in respect to the uncovering of unmarked burial sites at former Indian Residential School locations, the stories of a dark past were thrust into the light for all to see.