Tags : University of Lethbridge

Over $5.3 million in funding for post-secondary institutions

The Alberta government invested over $5.3 million into the University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge College and Medicine Hat College through the Alberta at Work initiative. The money will go toward supporting programs in agriculture, health care, science and IT and provide 84 new seats over three years in these programs. The U of L will receive […]Read More

Indigenous Awareness Week highlights art

Indigenous Awareness Week is being celebrated at the University of Lethbridge until April 7. The U of L Art Gallery has a plethora of art from Indigenous artists that is now on display. Micah Quinn has the details on the intricate art.Read More

Homeless campaign to benefit Wood’s Homes

The ‘5 Days for the Homeless’ campaign is on now until March 18th. This year the event will be a virtual affair. Organizers from the The University of Lethbridge Dhillon Business Students’ Association say it is a way to educate people about our city’s homeless population. Students sleep outside in cardboard boxes for five days […]Read More

ULFA strike roars into week two

The strike at the University of Lethbridge by the U of L Faculty Association has entered its second week. Negotiations have stalled and each party is no closer to a deal. As Micah Quinn explains, this strike has not just impacted staff but also students in a big way.Read More

University of Lethbridge Faculty Association strike continues

Members of the University of Lethbridge Faculty Association have been on strike for almost a week now and those who are protesting, say not much has changed in terms of getting their message across. One of the protesters says they haven’t received many answers from the U of L’s Board of Governors. “There has been […]Read More

U of L students feeling threatened during strike

Students from the University of Lethbridge have been outspoken as of late regarding the strike by faculty at the U of L. They have been showing their support for their teachers. As Micah Quinn explains, students also say they have felt threatened during the strike.Read More

U of L Faculty Association strike hits a second day

The strike by members of the University of Lethbridge Faculty Association entered its second day on Friday. Picketers are saying they are getting nowhere fast negotiating with the U of L Board of Governors. As Micah Quinn explains, members of the ULFA say the board of governors have been putting out false information about salary […]Read More

University students spearhead protest

Students from the University of Lethbridge are planning a student led protest this weekend to stand in solidarity for the university’s faculty. The group has been without a contract for over 500 days and there is a possibility that a strike or lockout could happen. Rebecca Roy, a student at the UofL explains why they […]Read More

Review says online group therapy helps with mental health

Mental health has been on the top of many people’s minds during the pandemic. Cases of depression and anxiety have gone through the roof. A new review by a University of Lethbridge professor has shown that online therapy can be even more important than in person. The review helps people gain access to support that […]Read More

Applying Blockchain in a world of technology

The University of Lethbridge has announced a new minor for the Dhillon School of Business. The program will be focused on Financial Technology and Innovation. Fintech has impacted the financial services industry and led to retail and commercial banking along with wealth management. The Associate Professor of Finance at the Dhillon School of Business says […]Read More

First responders share experiences of Parkland shooting

In 2018 the lives of a number of students, staff, and families were changed forever. A lone gunman entered the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and opened fire. The shooter killed 17 students and staff before he was subdued and arrested. As Micah Quinn reports, first responders who were there during the […]Read More

Over $100 million raised for Shine campaign

A fundraiser for the University of Lethbridge called the Shine campaign, has raised over $100 million. This enormous amount of money was given by donors who want to ensure the university continues on as one of the leading post-secondary schools in Alberta. As Micah Quinn explains, the campaign only went public in 2018.Read More

Beauty of the Northern Lights

The beautiful shine of the Northern Lights has created quite the show in many parts of Canada including here in Lethbridge. Locke Spencer, an Associate Professor for the Department of Astronomy at the University of Lethbridge, says as the sun’s rays get twisted and tangled, they then eject and release solar atmosphere and particles out […]Read More

‘Hugs from Home’ gives university students a mental wellness boost

Parents of students living in residence at the University of Lethbridge were invited to order Hugs from Home packages online from the Bookstore. They are small care packages containing treats, snacks, and other gifts.  It is a joint initiative between the University’s Bookstore and Housing Services.  Residence life and education coordinator for the University, Laura […]Read More

Campus Bird Checklist created by U of L master’s student

The University of Lethbridge has released a new Campus Bird Checklist as a way to get the community involved and to explore local surroundings. Master’s student, Samantha Krause helped with the initiative documenting over 135 different species of birds at various times on campus. The team used an E-Bird software to document and keep track […]Read More

ULeth event to raise funds for refugees

A committee from the University of Lethbridge is hosting a walk and run on October 2nd for a good cause. The Walk/Run For Refuge will raise funds for refugees who need access to education and economic opportunities. As Micah Quinn explains, the team is hoping to raise over $500.00.Read More

Activities at U of L address reconciliation

The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation will take place on September 30th. There are events going on at the University of Lethbridge to honour the day and as Micah Quinn explains, to also pay tribute to those who were found in unmarked graves.Read More

Protestors says no to mandatory vaccinations at U of L

Earlier this month, nine post-secondary institutions, including the University of Lethbridge announced that all students, visitors and teachers will have to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter the schools. Well, not everyone is in favour of that idea. Some protestors gathered outside of the U of L Thursday afternoon to say no to mandatory […]Read More

New reconciliation t-shirt designed by Blackfoot artist

An Indigenous student from the University of Lethbridge has designed a t-shirt that is now the theme for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30th. As Micah Quinn explains, the student has a personal connection to residential schools within her family, and this day hits pretty close to home.Read More

COVID vaccination proof required at U of L, eight other

Students, faculty and visitors at the University of Lethbridge will be required to show proof of vaccination before entering campus starting on Nov. 1. Rapid testing will no longer be accepted as an alternative to vaccination, except for campus community members who cannot be vaccinated based on medical or other protected grounds.   U of […]Read More

Naturalization pilot project for Lethbridge parks

The City of Lethbridge is partnering with the University of Lethbridge to create a pilot program of naturalization for grass growth in our city’s parks. There are three spaces in the city that have been chosen for the program, including Redwood Park, 28th Street North and Mt. Blakiston Road West Green Strips. The three sites […]Read More

New micro-credentials being offered at Lethbridge College, U of L

New opportunities are coming for students in post-secondary institutions across the province. 56 new micro-credential classes have been announced by the province.    The Alberta Government announced its creating 56 new, flexible learning options in the form of micro-credentials at 19 post-secondary institutions in Alberta.   Alberta Minister of Advanced Education, Demetrios Nicolaides, says the […]Read More

U of L to honour residential school victims

Officials at the University of Lethbridge announced they will be recognizing September 30th as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This news comes off the heels of Ottawa designating September 30 as a national holiday to honour the victims and survivors of residential schools. The U of L is also planning on implementing a […]Read More

U of L students unveil art mural for Streets Alive

Streets Alive Mission has unveiled a new mosaic on the southside of their building thanks to a partnership with the University of Lethbridge’s Integrated Management Experience. Over the span of 3 months, the Mosaic was created with tiles that were used to create the larger image.    Community members who bought a tile would upload […]Read More

Alberta Skeleton Association looking to recruit

Pushing top speeds of over 100 kilometres an hour while sliding down a hill can be either quite the rush, or something you’ll never do again. The Alberta Skeleton Association is sliding their way to the University of Lethbridge this weekend to recruit new members for their team. As Micah Quinn explains, organizers say they […]Read More