News Releases

Submissions now being accepted for 2022 Bridge Prize literary competition 

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Canada’s richest post-secondary writing prize is accepting submissions for its 2022 competition. The Bridge Prize short story writing competition is now open to all undergraduate and graduate students attending Canadian post-secondary schools — with more than $10,000 in prizes available to the winner and three finalists.

University of Lethbridge professor selected to take part in Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
The University of Lethbridge’s Dr. Oluwagbohunmi (Olu) Awosoga has been awarded a fellowship by the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program to travel to Nigeria.

RDAR funding award supporting U of L research into health of queen bees and their colonies 

Thursday, March 25, 2021
Queen bee might sound like a nice title to hold but when it comes to honey bees, the title carries the responsibility of being the sole reproductive female in the colony. With queen health so critically linked to the success or failure of a colony, it’s a lot of pressure.

U of L students solve real-world problems through work-integrated learning

Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Seniors in Lethbridge isolated due to the COVID-19 pandemic will soon have the chance to make their own history, thanks to an innovative project by University of Lethbridge students.

Meeting of the Minds Conference, 3MT finals showcase student research to virtual audience 

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Join the best and brightest undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral researchers at the University of Lethbridge for a Meeting of the Minds on Friday, March 26. WHAT: Meeting of the Minds multidisciplinary conference and 3MT Finals

Learn more about Kainai beadwork at virtual tea

Monday, March 22, 2021
A new exhibition at the Galt Museum developed by University of Lethbridge researchers features Kainai beadwork, both historical and contemporary. And, as a companion piece to the exhibition, everyone is invited to attend a virtual tea to hear from the exhibit organizers and contemporary beadworkers Alexis Bull Bear and Torry Eagle Speaker.

How do viruses communicate and how can we stop them, the theme of final PUBlic Professor Series talk of season

Monday, March 22, 2021
On Thursday, March 25, University of Lethbridge chemistry and biochemistry professor, Dr. Trushar Patel, will present, How not to get viral: Understanding the communication between viruses and humans.

Statement — Hockey Advisory Committee

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Last year, a Hockey Advisory Committee reporting to the President’s Executive Council, was struck to explore the feasibility of a sustainable community-based funding model that would allow for the reinstatement of the men’s and women’s hockey programs at the University of Lethbridge. While the committee identified potential financial support within the community, we have been unable to arrive at a model that does not include a substantial ongoing funding investment from the University.

Dhillon School of Business first business school in Canada to require Indigenous course as part of core degree 

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
The Dhillon School of Business at the University of Lethbridge is looking to lead the way in reconciliation and Indigenization efforts by becoming the first business school in Canada to include an Indigenous course requirement as part of a student’s core business degree.

Department of Drama presenting 4.48 Psychosis to remote audiences

Tuesday, March 16, 2021
For many, the past year has been a contemplative time to reflect on our place in the world. In that respect, there is no better opportunity to present a theatrical production that offers a deeply personal journey through the mind. A collaborative, open and organic work, 4.48 Psychosis by Sarah Kane is presented online to remote audiences, March 17 – 20 at 7:30 p.m. nightly via Zoom.