Tags : University of Lethbridge

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

U of L launches Agri-food Summer Series, brining research and

With Lethbridge located in the heart of southern Alberta, agriculture plays a major role in our economy. The University of Lethbridge has introduced the Agri-food Summer Series where local producers and researchers will discuss different agricultural topics related to the industry.    U of L research associate, Dr. Kim Stanford, will be the first speaker […]Read More

U of L receives $3.7 M in funding for research

The 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 studies and humanities research.    Associate Vice-President Research at the U of L, Dr. Jackie Rice, says with the additional funding, more […]Read More

Ceremony of support for residential school victims

The University of Lethbridge held a ceremony today to honour the memory of the 215 school children who were found buried underneath a Kamloops Residential School site. The remains were found by a ground penetrating radar specialist last week. The U of L’s Chancellor, Charles Weaselhead, who is a residential school survivor himself, says the […]Read More

Esports league to showcase University of Lethbridge students

The Canadian Collegiate Esports League will be launching a gaming tournament for university students. The CCEL is a competitive gaming industry that showcases students from over 13 post-secondary schools throughout Canada, including the University of Lethbridge. The schools will battle each other in matches to determine which school will win prizes. Bill Dever, the Chief […]Read More

Bringing in university students amid school cuts

The Alberta government’s budget cuts for universities and colleges has been a tough pill to swallow for both the University of Lethbridge and Lethbridge College. According to the budget, post-secondaries in Alberta are expected to lose 750 full time jobs in the 2021-2022 school year. Cyndi Vos, the CEO for the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce, […]Read More

Conservation of insects discussed at SACPA

Insects and spiders play a huge role in our ecosystems, but experts say a large majority of them are on the decline. Dan Johnson is a University of Lethbridge Professor. He spoke at SACPA recently and talked about the importance of conserving many insects. Johnson says that insects like ladybird beetles are important and don’t […]Read More