News Releases

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.

Kenow Wildfire study shows burning soil biomass led to significant carbon dioxide release to atmosphere 

Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Approaching the four-year anniversary of the Kenow Wildfire in Waterton Lakes National Park, a new study by University of Lethbridge undergraduate student Sam Gerrand sheds light on how much carbon dioxide was released into the atmosphere from the event and how this data may be utilized going forward.

Advisory - Modern canola production the focus of Tuesday’s uLethbridge Agri-Food Summer Speaker Series event

Monday, July 26, 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: Modern Crop Production: Challenges & Solutions WHEN: Tuesday, July 27, 2021, 5:30 p.m.

Ensuring a safe and successful fall semester

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
As the start of the Fall 2021 semester approaches, the University of Lethbridge is eager to welcome students, faculty and staff back to campus after nearly 18 months of largely remote class delivery and working from home. “I’m looking forward to seeing everybody back and welcoming them to a community whose members support each other to create a healthy and safe environment for all, so we can enjoy the experience the University of Lethbridge is known for,” says Kathleen Massey, associate vice-president students.