News Releases

Breadth of institutional research on display with award of $3.7 million of federal funding across disciplines

Tuesday, June 15, 2021
University of Lethbridge research projects from across the institution were supported with more than $3.7 million in funding as the Government of Canada announced a major investment in Canadian science, engineering, social sciences and humanities research.

University of Lethbridge Bookstore recognized with annual Volunteer Award

Friday, June 11, 2021
A hub for student engagement and inspirational leader for a number of important societal campaigns and student and community issues, the University of Lethbridge Bookstore was named winner of the annual Volunteer Award at Thursday’s Chancellor’s Reception. The Bookstore was recognized specifically for its support of the annual Chinook Regional Hospital Foundation Christmas Tree Festival and Gala, which continues to foster growth, learning and connectivity to the broader Lethbridge community through the spectacular Tree of Knowledge.

Constance Day Chief leads the way in educating educators about the impacts of residential schools

Thursday, June 10, 2021
Constance Day Chief (BN ’17, MN ’21) is a changemaker and her University of Lethbridge experience is testament to that. The newly minted Master of Nursing graduate saw a need for change in how Indigenous people were presented in the nursing curriculum while she was a student and that propelled her to focus her master’s project on the health impacts of residential schools.

University of Lethbridge to celebrate 2021 Spring Convocation graduating class, June 12-19

Thursday, June 10, 2021
The 2021 Spring Convocation graduating class will be celebrated June 12-19 as the University of Lethbridge once again devotes an entire week to honoring its graduates virtually.

University of Lethbridge raises Pride Flag, unveils new 2SLGBTQ+ Resources website to celebrate Pride Month

Wednesday, June 9, 2021
With Pride Month Canada 2021 in full swing, the University of Lethbridge raised its Pride Flag today to celebrate a culture of inclusivity and acceptance, which it strives to create on its campuses every day of the year.

Faculty of Education appoints Dr. Robin Bright as interim dean 

Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Dr. Robin Bright, one of the leading voices in the study of teaching and literacy, has been appointed the University of Lethbridge’s interim dean for the Faculty of Education.

Honorary degrees to be conferred at annual University of Lethbridge Chancellor’s Reception 

Monday, June 7, 2021
Donations welcome to U of L Senate Fund for free virtual event open to everyone Following a year in which the University of Lethbridge did not confer any honorary degrees, the 2021 Spring Convocation celebrations will once again include their presentation.

University of Lethbridge recognizing former chancellor Janice Varzari with honorary degree

Monday, June 7, 2021
A champion for the University of Lethbridge on a number of levels, Janice Varzari (BN ’90, MEd ’02) will be recognized with an honorary degree as part of the University’s 2021 Spring Convocation celebrations.

University of Lethbridge invites community to virtual gathering to honour victims of former residential school

Thursday, June 3, 2021
The University of Lethbridge invites students, faculty, staff and community members to come together at a virtual gathering to honour the victims of the former Kamloops Residential School. WHAT: Virtual Gathering WHEN: Friday, June 4, 2021, 10 to 11 a.m. WHERE: Join us on Zoom at

University of Lethbridge recognizes significant advocacy work of Paulette Senior with honorary degree

Monday, May 31, 2021
One of Canada’s strongest voices in support of women, girls and gender diverse persons, Paulette Senior, will be awarded an honorary degree by the University of Lethbridge as part of its Spring 2021 Convocation celebrations.