News Releases

U of L establishes Evelyn Hamilton Chair in Liberal Education

Friday, September 24, 2021
Thanks to a $2-million donation from Art and Mary Jane Crooks, the Evelyn Hamilton Chair in Liberal Education at the University of Lethbridge will honour Art’s mother and her lifelong desire to learn. “We are very grateful to Art and Mary Jane for this generous donation,” says Mike Mahon, U of L president and vice-chancellor. “Art’s mother, Evelyn Hamilton, is a perfect example of someone who lived the values of liberal education and we are proud to name the Chair of Liberal Education in her honour.”

Advisory - University of Lethbridge presents week of activities in honour of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Friday, September 24, 2021
On September 30, the University of Lethbridge will recognize the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This day provides members of our community time and space to reflect on the multigenerational impacts of residential schools.

2021/22 PUBlic Professor series opens by examining how to argue without being cruel 

Monday, September 20, 2021
Usually, we argue when we disagree, we argue against each other. We want to show our partner we are right, and they are wrong — and we want to show them this by demonstrating we have the better reasons on our side.

2021 Truth & Reconciliation t-shirt design unveiled 

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Education and resiliency are the focus of Chataya Holy Singer’s design that adorns t-shirts created to commemorate the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Thursday, September 30, 2021, a joint initiative between the University of Lethbridge and the City of Lethbridge.

Nine Alberta post-secondary institutions enhance safety measures

Monday, September 13, 2021
University of Alberta, University of Calgary, University of Lethbridge, MacEwan University, Medicine Hat College, Mount Royal University, NAIT, SAIT, and NorQuest College to introduce vaccination mandate, required vaccination proof, and changes to rapid testing programs

U of L researcher wins national award for study on empowering long-term care staff

Monday, August 30, 2021
A published study by Dr. Sienna Caspar, a researcher and associate professor in the University of Lethbridge’s Faculty of Health Sciences, has been selected by Mather Institute as a Bronze Award recipient of the 2021 Innovative Research on Aging Awards.

uLethbridge Agri-Food Summer Speaker Series explores the valuable contributions of Alberta’s honey bees 

Friday, August 27, 2021
Each month, the uLethbridge Agri-Food Summer Speaker Series brings producers and researchers together to discuss southern Alberta’s agriculture industry. Hear from the people who know this industry inside and out as they generate ideas and push the boundaries of our region's agriculture potential. WHAT: Why the Health of Agriculture Depends on Keeping Honey Bees Alive WHEN: Tuesday, August 31, 2021, 5:30 p.m.

U of L to recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Thursday, August 12, 2021
The University of Lethbridge will observe the new National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Thursday, Sept. 30. On June 3, 2021, the federal government passed legislation that designates September 30 of each year as a public holiday under the Canada Labour Code. The University’s decision to observe this new holiday, although not required by law, is consistent with the University’s commitment to Indigenization, and specifically the Truth and Reconciliation process.

U of L art professor’s research program boosted by Canada Foundation for Innovation funding

Wednesday, August 11, 2021
A University of Lethbridge project is one of 332 research infrastructure projects to receive support through the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF), as announced today by the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry. More than $77 million in funding will go to projects at 50 Canadian universities.

Old Sun Community College and the U of L join forces in greenhouse project

Friday, July 30, 2021
Students and community members from the Siksika Nation will soon be learning about sustainable food production thanks to a collaborative greenhouse research project between Old Sun Community College (OSCC) and the University of Lethbridge. On Friday, July 23, the U of L signed a research agreement with OSCC. This two-year partnership will provide opportunities for OSCC students and Siksika Nation members to learn more about science and technology applications — and engage in traditional educational opportunities for food security and sustainable food production.