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Shining Student Olivia Marasco

Shining Student Olivia Marasco (BSc Co-op '19) chose uLethbridge for her graduate degree because of the quality mentorship she received in her undergraduate degree.

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Shining Student Elizabeth Trofimenkoff

Shining Student Elizabeth Trofimenkoff grew up just outside of Lethbridge. She chose to study at the U of L to stay close to family as well as the smaller class sizes and research opportunities. …

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Five questions with Health Services Management student Dr. Sabahat Nazim

First-year student Dr. Sabahat Nazim, who previously worked as a paediatrician in Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, talks about why she chose uLethbridge's Master's of Health Services Management (MHSM) and what the journey has …

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Shining Student Andrea True Joy Fox (Piiksipitaakii)

Shining Student Andrea True Joy Fox (Piiksipitaakii) (BA/BEd '09) chose to complete her graduate studies at the University of Lethbridge because she had an incredible undergrad experience where she shared meaningful connections …

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Day Rider pursues passion for music with help of Indigenous Graduate Admission Award

Following his passion to uLethbridge, Day Rider is pursuing a Master of Music in composition with supervisor, Dr. Arlan Schultz. After completing his undergraduate degree, he knew uLethbridge was the right environment to …

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A passion for public health

If the thought of being a disease detective intrigues you, you’re not alone. Graduate student Dr. Ransi Nayakarathna says investigating disease at the population level as an epidemiologist is just the public health …

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MHSM student Dr. Tolu Olateju gains new perspective of health care

Dr. Olateju has extensive training and experience in her field, however the MHSM program has offered her an entirely different perspective of health care. “My creativity has been tested and stretched. A whole …

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A deep commitment to health care motivated Rudra Dahal to return to school

“I think the MHSM is a perfect course to advance my career goals. There are many aspects of this course that advance my knowledge of the health care management sector. After completion of …

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Family farming from a rural women’s perspective

Graduate student Diane McKenzie (BA ’16) is combining her rural roots and her research interests with the intention to make an important contribution to the future of agriculture.

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ULethbridge Post-Doctoral Fellow: Optimizing the Future

As computational power grows faster, the problems become more complex. Optimization is at the heart of success when it comes to solving computer problems efficiently. Post-doctoral fellow Sajad Fathi Hafshejani aims to …

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Feng Jiao Knows Data – You Can Too

Dr. Feng Jiao understands better than most the power of data and business analytics to improve financial performance.

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A Counselling Psychology Program Respected Across Canada: Dr. Kerry Bernes

The work of Dr. Kerry Bernes and his colleagues is so successful that the Faculty of Education now boasts counselling psychology programs respected across Canada, with applicants coming from far and wide …

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Dr. Amy von Heyking: High-quality education systems are created through rigorous and collaborative accountability systems

Curriculum-development research has been a passion for Dr. Amy von Heyking, who has examined history curriculum across Canada, along with educational policy surrounding curriculum development and implementation. It's a topic in the news with …

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A Year of Grace and Patience: Taking on Covid-19 as a First-time Principal: Matthew Bekkering (BSc '06, BEd '08, MEd '17)

Lethbridge Pronghorns Basketball captain returned to the UofL to pursue a master’s in educational leadership after serving in roles as an informal school leader for seven years. “I wanted a more clear-eyed understanding of …

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Exploring Decolonization in Education with Master's Student Ashley Ens (BMgt '16)

Master of Science in Management student Ashley Ens (BMgt '16) talks about the grief that drove her to pursue post-secondary, the ways in which we can disrupt and decolonize the academy and …

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Faculty Friday | Dr. Carlos Romero, postdoctoral fellow

This week we're chatting with Dr. Carlos Romero, a postdoctoral fellow doing excellent work in unraveling the complex systems of soil, crops, and land resilience to help people like farmers and policy makers …

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Canadian Association for Study of Educational Administration: Best Master’s Thesis 2020 goes to Kathryn Desrochers (BSc/BEd ’13, MEd ’21)

Kathryn Desrochers (MEd '21) invited teachers to rate their efficacy using a scale she developed based on existing literature and Alberta’s Teaching Quality Standard. “Teachers had the highest feelings of efficaciousness when they …

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The Creativity of Curriculum and 36 Years with the Faculty of Education: Dr. Richard Butt

At the end of the day Dr. Richard Butt has much to be proud of. As a musician, story-teller, nature-lover and academic, his ability to be expressive was integral to his teaching, learning …

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