News Releases

Advisory — University of Lethbridge celebrates Black History Month

Wednesday, January 31, 2024
The University of Lethbridge celebrates Black History Month under the theme Black Joy: The Telling of Our Stories. Black History Month is a celebration of the achievements and contributions of not only Black Canadians but also persons of Black, Caribbean or African Heritage. Every February, we recognize the contributions of Black people and Black communities, highlighting their significant and ongoing role in shaping Canada’s identity.

Bridge Prize short story competition continuing to attract country’s most talented post-secondary writers 

Tuesday, January 30, 2024
A total of 184 submissions from 36 universities and colleges across nine provinces have been received for the 2024 Bridge Prize post-secondary short story fiction writing competition.

University of Lethbridge welcomes Dr. Rebecca Schiff as new Deputy Provost

Monday, January 29, 2024
The University of Lethbridge is excited to introduce Dr. Rebecca Schiff, a transdisciplinary scholar and administrator whose research spans the fields of health sciences, social sciences, humanities and environmental sciences, as its new Deputy Provost.

Advisory — Southern Alberta’s largest hiring event — Career Fair — welcomes more than 80 organizations to campus 

Tuesday, January 23, 2024
Whether you're looking for a Summer Job or interested in exploring future career options, Career Fair is an excellent opportunity to build your network, ask questions, and seek employment. At Career Fair, you will enjoy free swag gifts, professional photography, and more — and there’s no registration and it’s free of charge for all students, alumni and the public. WHAT: Career Fair 2024 WHEN: Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2024, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. WHERE: University of Lethbridge 1st Choice Savings Centre

Media Availability — Meet Melissa Shouting and Christine Clark in advance of their PUBlic Professor Series presentation 

Monday, January 22, 2024
The web is an integral part of our digital lives and like all media, how websites are designed and developed reflects cultural values. This influences what we see and what we don’t see, what we can do there and what we can’t.

Innovative audio creation technology a first of its kind for Faculty of Fine Arts 

Monday, January 22, 2024
An innovative device developed by University of Lethbridge music professor Dr. Arlan Schultz that can move sound in two or three dimensions with human gestures is garnering interest from some of the largest technology companies in the world. The AuraWand is the first commercialization project of its kind to be developed out of the Faculty of Fine Arts and is built as a world-class, cutting-edge professional audio device for use on the stage and in the sound studio.

Dr. Trushar Patel elected to the Royal Society of Biology

Wednesday, January 17, 2024
The new year got off to an auspicious start for Dr. Trushar Patel, University of Lethbridge Canada Research Chair in RNA and Protein Biophysics and associate dean in the Faculty of Arts & Science, when he learned he was named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology. “I was positively surprised when I received the email,” says Patel. “That is a nice New Year’s gift and a good beginning to the year.

Faculty of Education rising to meet demand for early years educators with new Bachelor of Education program

Monday, January 15, 2024
The University of Lethbridge Faculty of Education is adding a new undergraduate degree that will prepare future educators for the unique challenges of teaching in Kindergarten to Grade 3 classrooms. The Bachelor of Education in Early Years Education marks the first time in 30 years the Faculty has offered a four-year degree as part of its renowned teacher education program, as well as the first time students will be allowed direct entry into the program from high school.

PUBlic Professor Series to examine biases of web creators and strategies to advance cultural renewal

Thursday, January 11, 2024
The web is an integral part of our digital lives and like all media, how websites are designed and developed reflects cultural values. This influences what we see and what we don’t see, what we can do there and what we can’t.