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    Employee Spotlight - Brandy Old (BA/BEd '17), Agility Manager
    Faculty and Staff

    Employee Spotlight - Brandy Old (BA/BEd '17), Agility Manager

    Since being a child, Brandy always knew that she wanted to be a teacher and go to university
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    Digital 1st

    New utility navigation bar and search box coming soon

    The University of Lethbridge embarks on a digital first initiative
    Digital 1st

    The University of Lethbridge embarks on a digital first initiative

    Marathon of Afghanistan documentary has uLethbridge connection
    Alumni

    Marathon of Afghanistan documentary has uLethbridge connection

    As the co-director and producer of the documentary The Secret Marathon, alumna Kate McKenzie (BA/BEd ’07) trained and travelled to Afghanistan to not only run her first marathon, but to also share the stories of the courageous women who are fighting for gender equality through sport.
    Alumna leads acquisition of clean technology company
    Alumni

    Alumna leads acquisition of clean technology company

    Alumna Shannon Kaustinen (BMgt ’91) is the VP of Finance and Administration for Neurio Technology, which helps homeowners monitor and optimize their energy use. Shannon’s leadership is moving the clean tech industry forward.
    Alberta and Saskatchewan students compete in the Cor Van Raay Agribusiness Case Competition
    Dhillon School of Business

    Alberta and Saskatchewan students compete in the Cor Van Raay Agribusiness Case Competition

    Employee Spotlight — Juliet Graham, Registrar, Art Gallery
    Faculty and Staff

    Employee Spotlight — Juliet Graham, Registrar, Art Gallery

    A paper conservator, Juliet Graham has seen some of the oldest books in Canada. As the Art Gallery registrar, she keeps track of more than 15,000 artworks.
    Employee Spotlight - Dr. Cam Goater Professor, Department of Biological Sciences
    Faculty and Staff

    Employee Spotlight - Dr. Cam Goater Professor, Department of Biological Sciences

    A professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, Dr. Cam Goater is in his 24th fall semester teaching at U of L!
    Kevin Vadnais (BSc '00), manager of the Information Management and Security Office
    Faculty and Staff

    Kevin Vadnais (BSc '00), manager of the Information Management and Security Office

    An admitted computer nerd, Kevin spent eight years doing R & D with Hewlitt Packard before joining the U of L.
    Dr. Athena Elafros, assistant professor Department of Sociology
    Faculty and Staff

    Dr. Athena Elafros, assistant professor Department of Sociology

    After working as an academic at small liberal arts colleges in New York state for the past six years, Elafros is glad to be back in Canada.
    Shining Student | Madeline Szabo
    Shining Students

    Shining Student | Madeline Szabo

    As a hammer thrower with uLethbridge’s Pronghorns track and field team, Madeline Szabo is used hauling heavy weights. But thanks to the various scholarships she’s received since coming to uLethbridge, financing her education is one burden she doesn’t have to carry.
    Shining Student | Doyin Adepoju
    Shining Students

    Shining Student | Doyin Adepoju

    Originally from Calgary, Doyin Adepoju chose uLethbridge for the community of support he discovered while visiting his sister on campus.
    Employee Spotlight — Steve Brodrick (BMgt '09) Director, Housing Services
    Faculty and Staff

    Employee Spotlight — Steve Brodrick (BMgt '09) Director, Housing Services

    Steve Brodrick, world traveller, makes sure residence students have everything they need for their home away from home
    Janet Youngdahl celebrates the works of female composer Barbara Strozzi
    Faculty of Fine Arts

    Janet Youngdahl celebrates the works of female composer Barbara Strozzi

    In celebration of the 400th anniversary of 17th century composer Barbara Strozzi, Janet Youngdahl (Music) will perform and present research with collaborators and colleagues throughout the coming months.
    Short film by Fine Arts alumni hits film festival circuit
    Faculty of Fine Arts

    Short film by Fine Arts alumni hits film festival circuit

    Short film “A Wink or a Smile”, written and directed by Blake Evernden, had its first screening and was awarded “Short best comedy” by the Alternative Film Festival, and has been accepted to the International Shorts Film Festival
    Canada's Most Advanced Facility for Science
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    Canada's Most Advanced Facility for Science

    A new era in scientific research and education has dawned with the official opening of the University of Lethbridge’s $280-million Science Commons.
    Art Faculty Member’s Exhibition 'Daughters of Uranium' Explores Nuclear Anxiety, Atomic Tourism
    Faculty and Staff

    Art Faculty Member’s Exhibition 'Daughters of Uranium' Explores Nuclear Anxiety, Atomic Tourism

    In 2017, Mary Kavanagh received a Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight grant for her project Atomic Tourist: Trinity, which explores nuclear anxiety in the twenty-first century.
    Employee Spotlight — Dr. Brendan McAllister, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Neuroscience
    Faculty and Staff

    Employee Spotlight — Dr. Brendan McAllister, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Neuroscience

    Meet Dr. Brendan McAllister, a post-doctoral fellow conducting research in Dr. Majid Mohajerani's neuroscience lab.
    Employee Spotlight — Cara LaMontagne (BMgt '03), Campus Mobility Services Manager, Facilities
    Faculty and Staff

    Employee Spotlight — Cara LaMontagne (BMgt '03), Campus Mobility Services Manager, Facilities

    Cara LaMontagne applies her management skills to everything related to getting around on campus, from parking your car to the magnetic signs
    Employee Spotlight — Lukas Neamtu (BSc '08) Applied Studies & Co-op, Programs Coordinator
    Faculty and Staff

    Employee Spotlight — Lukas Neamtu (BSc '08) Applied Studies & Co-op, Programs Coordinator

    Meet Lukas Neamtu, a ball of energy who works with students involved in co-op work terms and applied studies. This former band geek also serves on the SOS committee.
    Employee Spotlight — Nicole Bach (BSc '19) Destination Project, Project Manager
    Faculty and Staff

    Employee Spotlight — Nicole Bach (BSc '19) Destination Project, Project Manager

    Nicole Bach has been involved with the Destination Project from its earliest days through to completion, all while finishing her degree!
    Drama Faculty Members Theatre Company Wins Multiple Awards
    Faculty of Fine Arts

    Drama Faculty Members Theatre Company Wins Multiple Awards

    Jay Whitehead's Theatre Outré won the Downtown Innovators Award and the Hilton Edwards Award for Best Aspect of a Production. They also held the world premiere of alumnus Marshall Vielle's 'Where the Two-Spirit Lives' in 2019.
    Faculty Profile: Rolf Boon (Music)
    Faculty of Fine Arts

    Faculty Profile: Rolf Boon (Music)

    Rolf Boon, faculty member in the Department of Music, was involved in the Canada Mosaic project, was an adjudicator for the Juno's, and had his composition Hyacinth Caelum: Sesquie for Canada's 150th performed by the Calgary Civic Symphony.
    Faculty Profile: Georg Boenn (Music)
    Faculty of Fine Arts

    Faculty Profile: Georg Boenn (Music)

    Georg Boenn, Music department faculty member, performed 'ad infintum', his Ambiosonic Electronic Music piece using a 56.8 channel full 3D sound system. His e-book has been downloaded more than 1550 times.
    Employee Spotlight — Dr. Borries Demeler, Professor and Canada 150 Research Chair, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
    Faculty and Staff

    Employee Spotlight — Dr. Borries Demeler, Professor and Canada 150 Research Chair, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

    Dr. Borries Demeler, whose expertise is in analytical ultracentrifugation, once made his living as a carpenter.
    Employee Spotlight — Ariane Tennant, Associate Vice-president, Human Resources
    Faculty and Staff

    Employee Spotlight — Ariane Tennant, Associate Vice-president, Human Resources

    Get to know Ariane Tennant, the U of L's associate vice-president of human resources since November, 2018.
    Faculty Profile: Dr. Anne Dymond (Art History)
    Faculty of Fine Arts

    Faculty Profile: Dr. Anne Dymond (Art History)

    Alumni Profile: Samuel Williams (BFA-New Media '08)
    Faculty of Fine Arts

    Alumni Profile: Samuel Williams (BFA-New Media '08)

    Alumni profile of Samuel Williams, (BFA - New Media '08). Samuel is a concept artist, visual developer and art director working for companies such as Nickelodeon, Disney and LEGO.
    Alumni Profile: Mandy Espezel (MFA-Art '12)
    Faculty of Fine Arts

    Alumni Profile: Mandy Espezel (MFA-Art '12)

    Alumni profile of Mandy Espezel, MFA-Art '12. Mandy is an artist and university instructor.
    Alumni Profile: Blake Evernden (MFA-New Media '15
    Faculty of Fine Arts

    Alumni Profile: Blake Evernden (MFA-New Media '15

    Alumni profile of Blake Evernden, MFA - New Media '15. Blake is a filmmaker, illustrator, makeup artist and educator.
    Alumni Profile: Marta Timmer (MFA-New Media '12)
    Faculty of Fine Arts

    Alumni Profile: Marta Timmer (MFA-New Media '12)

    Alumni profile of Marta Timmer (Blicharz), MFA - New Media '12. Marta is a multidisciplinary visual artist and educator.
    Employee Spotlight: Calvin Toth, Information Technology Services
    Faculty and Staff

    Employee Spotlight: Calvin Toth, Information Technology Services

    The multi-talented Calvin Toth is a technology whiz by day and a pianist and vocalist by night
    Employee Spotlight: Priscilla Patel (BFA New Media '13, BMgt '17)
    Faculty and Staff

    Employee Spotlight: Priscilla Patel (BFA New Media '13, BMgt '17)

    Priscilla Patel is the social media coordinator with Ancillary Services and she's a polyglot
    Alumni Profile: James Wade (BFA - Multidisciplinary '11)
    Faculty of Fine Arts

    Alumni Profile: James Wade (BFA - Multidisciplinary '11)

    Alumni profile for James Wade, BFA Multidisciplinary '11. James is an award-winning playwright, screenwriter and illustrator.
    Alumni Profile: Brendan Matkin (BFA - New Media '13)
    Faculty of Fine Arts

    Alumni Profile: Brendan Matkin (BFA - New Media '13)

    Alumni profile for Brendan Matkin, BFA - New Media '13. Brendan is an interaction designer, creative technician and educator.
    Alumni Profile: Emma Parkinson (BMus '08)
    Faculty of Fine Arts

    Alumni Profile: Emma Parkinson (BMus '08)

    Alumni Testimonial: Jesse Northey (BMus - Digital Audio Arts '13)
    Faculty of Fine Arts

    Alumni Testimonial: Jesse Northey (BMus - Digital Audio Arts '13)

    Alumnus Jesse Northey, BMus - Digital Audio Arts '13, shares why he chose to study at the University of Lethbridge.
    Alumni Profile: Makambe K Simamba (BFA - Dramatic Arts '13)
    Faculty of Fine Arts

    Alumni Profile: Makambe K Simamba (BFA - Dramatic Arts '13)

    Alumni profile for Makambe Simamba, BFA - Dramatic Arts (Performance) '13. Makambe is an award-winning theatre artist, playwright, actor and producer.
    Dhillon School of Business Alum Jessica Joss (BMgt '03) Joins Forces with the Chinner Wealth Management Group
    Dhillon School of Business

    Dhillon School of Business Alum Jessica Joss (BMgt '03) Joins Forces with the Chinner Wealth Management Group

    The Chinner Wealth Management Group has joined forces with Jessica Joss (BMgt '03, CPA, CA, CFP) and moving forward their combined entity will be known as the Chinner Joss Wealth Advisory Group aka CJ WAG.
    Alumni Profile: Kathryn Smith (BFA - Dramatic Arts '12)
    Faculty of Fine Arts

    Alumni Profile: Kathryn Smith (BFA - Dramatic Arts '12)

    Alumni profile for Kathryn Smith, BFA - Dramatic Arts (Technical/Design) '12. Kathryn is a designer, director, technician and musician.
    Alumni Testimonial: Andrea Kreminik (BFA - Art '14)
    Faculty of Fine Arts

    Alumni Testimonial: Andrea Kreminik (BFA - Art '14)

    Alumni profile of Andrea Kreminik, BFA-Art (Art History/Museum Studies) '14. Andrea is the Curatorial Assistant at the uLethbridge Art Gallery, and works closely with the Gallery Registrar and the Art Collection.
    Digital Audio Arts Student Buoyed by Support From Sakamoto Research Prize and Chinook Summer Research Award
    Shine

    Digital Audio Arts Student Buoyed by Support From Sakamoto Research Prize and Chinook Summer Research Award

    As an accomplished musician, Ryland Chambers-Moranz is comfortable on the stage and in the recording studio. As a Digital Audio Arts (DAA) student and researcher in the University of Lethbridge’s Faculty of Fine Arts, he’s proving just as adept at analyzing music in its analog and digital forms.
    Employee Spotlight: Ryan Harper-Brown
    Faculty and Staff

    Employee Spotlight: Ryan Harper-Brown

    Ryan Harper-Brown, Instructor & Internship Coordinator in the Department of New Media, was once a stand-up comic.
    Mitacs Award Winner Takes Studies Overseas to Italy
    Shine

    Mitacs Award Winner Takes Studies Overseas to Italy

    Austin Kothig was awarded the Mitacs Globalink Research Award through collaboration between uLethbridge neuroscience professor, Dr. Matthew Tata, and Dr. Francesco Rea from the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Genoa, Italy.
    Employee Spotlight: Deirdre Coburn
    Faculty and Staff

    Employee Spotlight: Deirdre Coburn

    Get to know Deirdre, Graduate Awards Adviser in the School of Graduate Studies and Olympic weightlifter.
    Diverse Skill Set Aids Geography Graduate Banting in Professional Career
    Faculty of Arts and Science

    Diverse Skill Set Aids Geography Graduate Banting in Professional Career

    For geography alumnus James Banting (BSc ’09, MSc ’16), the University of Lethbridge was the environment he needed to discover his passion. He started with general science, looked at political science and finally settled on geography.
    Employee Spotlight: Dr. Olu Awosoga
    Faculty and Staff

    Employee Spotlight: Dr. Olu Awosoga

    Dr. Olu Awosoga, Health Sciences associate professor, has enjoyed being the U of L's chief marshal for the past few years.
    Food-Supply Matchmaking: Exploring Food Connection Options in Southern Alberta
    Shine

    Food-Supply Matchmaking: Exploring Food Connection Options in Southern Alberta

    John Usher, uLethbridge Dhillon School of Business professor, investigated whether local producers could benefit from a regional food hub, and unearthed new ways local producers are connecting food to community.
    Employee Spotlight: Virginia Trotter
    Faculty and Staff

    Employee Spotlight: Virginia Trotter

    Get to know Virginia, a Saskatchewan transplant and supervisor in the Caretaking department.
    Shining Student | Alicia Barbieri - Art Studio
    Faculty of Fine Arts

    Shining Student | Alicia Barbieri - Art Studio

    This week's Shining Student found more enriching opportunities as a uLethbridge student than were available to her in larger centres like Vancouver or Calgary. Meet Alicia!
    Faculty-member Commissioned by Renowned Penderecki String Quartet
    Faculty of Fine Arts

    Faculty-member Commissioned by Renowned Penderecki String Quartet

    Dr. Arlan Schultz, chair of the University of Lethbridge Department of Music, has been commissioned to write a new work for Ontario's internationally celebrated Penderecki String Quartet.
    Igniting a Passion for Inclusivity in Post-Secondary Education
    Alumni

    Igniting a Passion for Inclusivity in Post-Secondary Education

    Calgary campus alumna says the Dhillon School of Business is a game-changer for immigrant students from all over the world
    Employee Spotlight: Jesse Malinsky (BA '98)
    Faculty and Staff

    Employee Spotlight: Jesse Malinsky (BA '98)

    Get to know alumnus Jesse Malinsky, Access Services supervisor in the University Library.
    Shining Student | Sarah Orban - Kinesiology/Psychology
    Pronghorn Athletics

    Shining Student | Sarah Orban - Kinesiology/Psychology

    As a talented student athlete with Olympic aspirations in track cycling, this week's Shining Student knows the importance of keeping her balance. Meet Sarah!
    Improving Health Care for Older Adults
    Research and Creative Activity

    Improving Health Care for Older Adults

    Focusing on care for older adults in rural Alberta, Dr. Julia Brassolotto is using her interdisciplinary expertise as a social scientist and health-services researcher to examine how living in a rural area affects health and health care.
    Students Give Refugees a Life-changing Chance
    Shine

    Students Give Refugees a Life-changing Chance

    A student-driven initiative to help refugee students achieve their education has received a significant financial boost from Dr. Al Barnhill.
    Creating a Brighter Future for Elementary School Students
    Research and Creative Activity

    Creating a Brighter Future for Elementary School Students

    Working with a local elementary school, uLethbridge alumna and neuroscience researcher Dr. Robbin Gibb is taking leading brain research right into the classroom.
    Lighting the Way in Alzheimer's Research
    Research and Creative Activity

    Lighting the Way in Alzheimer's Research

    Researchers the U of L's CCBN and Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry are working together to shine new light on Alzheimer's disease.
    Swim Team Gives Back
    Shine

    Swim Team Gives Back

    The uLethbridge swim team is built on a belief that excellence in sport extends past the winners’ podium and they continually work to develop a culture that fosters community service.
    Ten Thousand Coffees Builds Connections Between Students and Alumni
    Shine

    Ten Thousand Coffees Builds Connections Between Students and Alumni

    Thanks to a grant from RBC Future Launch, uLethbridge is connecting alumni and students through Ten Thousand Coffees.
    Scholarships Light the Way
    Shine

    Scholarships Light the Way

    Drs. Shelly and Stephen Wismath have created two new student awards to recognize excellence and commitment.
    Scholarship Honours Dua's Passion for Learning and Knowledge
    Shine

    Scholarship Honours Dua's Passion for Learning and Knowledge

    The late Dr. Bhagwan Dua always made students a top priority and now a scholarship in his name will honour his legacy.
    Hockey Award Honours Love of the Game
    Shine

    Hockey Award Honours Love of the Game

    The Seamus Daley Memorial Hockey Award keeps players on campus and on the ice.
    Shining New Light on Virus Pandemics
    Research and Creative Activity

    Shining New Light on Virus Pandemics

    From Dengue fever to Zika virus, a different virus pandemics makes headlines almost monthly. University of Lethbridge's Dr. Trushar Patel and his team are shining new light on viruses in an effort to inhibit their replication.
    Siblings Pull Together to Fight Parkinson's
    Shine

    Siblings Pull Together to Fight Parkinson's

    Siblings Eleanor (Hummel) Smith (BEd ’91), Bernie Hummel and Ruth Hummel Thomson (MA ’10) have established the George and Alice Hummel Neuroscience Award in honour of their parents.
    Chess Gives At-risk Youth a Chance
    Research and Creative Activity

    Chess Gives At-risk Youth a Chance

    As part of a unique youth sentencing initiative, uLethbridge faculty member Dr. Lance Grigg, a multidisciplinary team of researchers and graduate students, and a Provincial Court of Alberta judge are exploring how chess affects youths' thought-processes and decision-making.
    Chess for life
    research

    Chess for life

    As part of a unique youth sentencing initiative, uLethbridge faculty member Dr. Lance Grigg, a multidisciplinary team of researchers and graduate students, and a Provincial Court of Alberta judge are exploring how chess affects youths' thought-processes and decision-making.
    Student Finds Success with Scholarships
    Shine

    Student Finds Success with Scholarships

    When Annette Kerpel (BHS/BMgt ’18) crossed the stage at the University of Lethbridge Fall 2018 Convocation, she was a bundle of emotions. Thanks to donors, one thing Annette didn’t have to worry about on convocation day was the burden of student debt.
    uLethbridge Students Say Thanks
    Shine

    uLethbridge Students Say Thanks

    Earlier this fall, uLethbridge students wrote more than 600 thank-you cards to scholarship donors, sharing the impact financial awards have had on their educational journeys.
    Cultivating Connections; Paula Gorman
    Campus and Facilities

    Cultivating Connections; Paula Gorman

    For those who have the privilege of knowing Paula, it’s not hard to guess why she’s this week’s Inspiring Light.
    Marathons & Maintenance | Richard Carvalho
    Campus and Facilities

    Marathons & Maintenance | Richard Carvalho

    Whether it’s repairing electric engines or running an ultramarathon, Richard Carvalho (Equipment Repair Supervisor, Caretaking) connects the dots between problem-solving and managing your mind.
    Bryn Hewko (MFA ’16): 2018 Young Alumnus of the Year
    Alumni

    Bryn Hewko (MFA ’16): 2018 Young Alumnus of the Year

    A bright, engaging and innovative entrepreneur, Bryn Hewko has already made huge inroads into the cinema industry and worked with some long trusted and recognizable brands while providing new media students and recent grads internships and employment opportunities.
    Bill Spenceley (BSc ’81): 2018 Alumnus of the Year
    Alumni

    Bill Spenceley (BSc ’81): 2018 Alumnus of the Year

    A business leader with a strong research background, alumnus Bill Spenceley has guided his local company to worldwide success, all while taking a leading role in environmental sustainability and empowering the next generation of uLethbridge students through collaborative projects and ventures.
    Fitness, Teaching and Inclusion; Janelle Dyck (BMGT ’97)
    Campus and Facilities

    Fitness, Teaching and Inclusion; Janelle Dyck (BMGT ’97)

    This Inspiring Light is a fitness instructor turned inclusion coach. For Janelle Dyck, the U of L holds unlimited opportunity; both for her and the students she’s guiding through University.
    “Teacher for One Day, Father Forever”; Feng Jiao
    Research and Creative Activity

    “Teacher for One Day, Father Forever”; Feng Jiao

    When it comes to deciding between work and personal hobbies, Feng Jiao (assistant professor of finance at the Dhillon School of Business, Calgary campus) tries to blur the lines.
    Research on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women a Form of Prayer for Lucchesi
    Research and Creative Activity

    Research on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women a Form of Prayer for Lucchesi

    Annita Lucchesi's work to create a database of missing and murdered Indigenous women has garnered significant attention internationally, covered by NPR in the United States, The Daily Mail in the United Kingdom, on The Stream through Al Jazeera and more.
    Lewis Finds School Success in Uncommon Ways
    Igniting Minds

    Lewis Finds School Success in Uncommon Ways

    Drawn to the University of Lethbridge by its small class sizes and the natural beauty of the city, Jamie Lewis found a community and her place in the world.
    Kavanagh Explores Atomic Era through Nuclear Tourism
    Research and Creative Activity

    Kavanagh Explores Atomic Era through Nuclear Tourism

    Each year, atomic tourists arrive by the thousands to Trinity, New Mexico, site of the first nuclear bomb detonation. A project by professor Mary Kavanagh explores nuclear anxiety in the post-Cold War era through a series of interviews with these visitors.
    Students Set Sail for a Semester at Sea
    Shine

    Students Set Sail for a Semester at Sea

    Gift provides students global perspectives, international and intercultural skills and the knowledge to succeed in an increasingly interdependent world.
    Potatoes Key to Global Food Security
    Shine

    Potatoes Key to Global Food Security

    With a thriving potato-growing industry worth $1 billion annually, Alberta is home to nearly 200 varieties of potatoes. Dr. Dmytro Yevtushenko is one of the few researchers in Western Canada dedicated to further enhancing the success of the potato industry.
    Third-Gender Research Garners International Attention
    Research and Creative Activity

    Third-Gender Research Garners International Attention

    With his research featured in National Geographic, The New York Times, The Nature of Things, Oprah, Discovery Channel and more, Dr. Paul Vasey is the go-to voice for cross-cultural issues related to sex and gender.
    Donation of Historic Books Creates New Reading Room
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    Donation of Historic Books Creates New Reading Room

    A voracious love of the written word and a lifelong pursuit to quench this thirst for knowledge led to an historic gift to the University of Lethbridge’s Library.
    Visionary Donor Imagines Possibilities for a New Science Facility
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    Visionary Donor Imagines Possibilities for a New Science Facility

    One visionary donor began imagining possibilities for a new science building long before the shovels hit the ground.
    Philanthropist Builds Business Innovation at uLethbridge
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    Philanthropist Builds Business Innovation at uLethbridge

    The business school landscape is set to advance thanks to a transformational gift and a unique partnership with Navjeet (Bob) Dhillon.
    Local Family Gives to Addictions Research
    Shine

    Local Family Gives to Addictions Research

    The new Tom and Lillian Beswick Fellowship Award in Addictions Research at the Canadian Centre for Behavioral Neuroscience could help crack the code on addiction.
    Chandler Family Provides Opportunities for Students with Disabilities
    Donors

    Chandler Family Provides Opportunities for Students with Disabilities

    A gift to assist students with disabilities provides much more than accessible education.
    Varzaris Invest in the Future of Science at uLethbridge
    Donors

    Varzaris Invest in the Future of Science at uLethbridge

    Years of planning, consultation and collaboration, combined with the leadership and support of individuals and organizations, are making the vision for our Science and Academic Building a reality.
    Donation from Boora Family Funds New Scholarship
    Donors

    Donation from Boora Family Funds New Scholarship

    Recognizing the value of education and the strength of community, the Boora family gives back.
    Alumna Funds Scholarship for Students Who Are Parents
    Shine

    Alumna Funds Scholarship for Students Who Are Parents

    A uLethbridge alumna is making university life easier for students who are also parents.
    Understanding Religion's Purpose
    Research and Creative Activity

    Understanding Religion's Purpose

    Dr. Hillary Rodrigues is exploring religion and its purpose to help us better understand the world and each other.
    Donors Make a Difference One Scholarship at a Time
    Donors

    Donors Make a Difference One Scholarship at a Time

    "Thank you so very much for placing your trust in me and encouraging me at a time when I desperately needed it. "
    Pronghorns Achieve Rugby Greatness
    Pronghorn Athletics

    Pronghorns Achieve Rugby Greatness

    Nearly 20 years after the program was founded, University of Lethbridge Pronghorns Rugby knows what it is, having confidently carved out a recognizable identity.
    Improving Economic and Social Welfare with Corporate and Non-Profit Partnerships
    Research and Creative Activity

    Improving Economic and Social Welfare with Corporate and Non-Profit Partnerships

    Dr. Gloria Tian, an associate professor of finance at the University of Lethbridge’s Calgary campus, wants to know more about the relationship between corporations and the non-profit sector, and how the relationship enhances economic and social welfare in a country.
    Enhancing Student Success with Play
    Research and Creative Activity

    Enhancing Student Success with Play

    Education professor Dr. Jeffrey MacCormack is working with neuroscientist Dr. Robbin Gibb (BASc (BSc) ’77, MSc ’01, PhD ’04) on a play-based intervention for children and youth with difficulty socializing and regulating emotions.
    Putting Science on Display
    Campus and Facilities

    Putting Science on Display

    Interactive periodic table will put science on display, igniting a spark in future scientists.
    The Chef with Perfect Pitch; ChiChi Cameron
    Campus and Facilities

    The Chef with Perfect Pitch; ChiChi Cameron

    ChiChi Cameron has been with the University for 16 years and is the administrative assistant in the Arts & Science Dean’s office. However, her work here isn’t all that defines her.
    Honouring a Life while Celebrating Learning
    Donors

    Honouring a Life while Celebrating Learning

    In 2012, the Penny family gifted the landmark Capital Furniture building to uLethbridge. Though new life has since been breathed into the building, it's true significance rests in its namesake: The University of Lethbridge Dr. Foster James Penny Building, and the young man's life it honours.
    Residence Students and Pronghorn Athletes Team Up to Help Community
    Volunteering

    Residence Students and Pronghorn Athletes Team Up to Help Community

    Residence students and Pronghorn Athletics teamed up for a number of initiatives throughout the year that benefited the southern Alberta community.
    Volunteer Earns Student Sovereign's Medal from Governor General
    Volunteering

    Volunteer Earns Student Sovereign's Medal from Governor General

    Neuroscience and psychology major Imogen Pohl was awarded the Governor General of Canada's Sovereign Medal for Volunteers by Governor General Dr. Julie Payette (DSc '05) in 2018.
    Student and Alumni Business-venture Welcomes Newcomers and Appetites
    Alumni

    Student and Alumni Business-venture Welcomes Newcomers and Appetites

    A group of uLethbridge students and alumni have cooked up a delicious new project to provide city newcomers employment and integration opportunities, one meal at a time.
    Learning by Volunteering
    Volunteering

    Learning by Volunteering

    Since 2015, 583 students have registered with UVolunteer, a partnership between Volunteer Lethbridge and the University that matches and tracks students working with city non-profit groups, and they’ve logged 7,741 hours.
    Bright Pink, Bright Mind, Bright Future; Joey Grace
    Campus and Facilities

    Bright Pink, Bright Mind, Bright Future; Joey Grace

    You may have noticed her (usually wearing a shade of pink) either in a class or hard at work in the University. The engaging executive assistant (finance and administration), Joey Grace, is working toward a Bachelor of Arts, taking classes at the U of L while working full time.
    Wilk Inspired to Forge Ahead with Academic Career in Mathematics
    Faculty of Arts and Science

    Wilk Inspired to Forge Ahead with Academic Career in Mathematics

    Having recently returned from the 25th annual Women and Mathematics (WAM) program at the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) in Princeton, New Jersey, the path to an academic career in mathematics is clearer than ever for fifth-year mathematics student, Kirsten Wilk.
    Embracing the Uncomfortable
    Alumni

    Embracing the Uncomfortable

    The effects of his many uncomfortable experiences, from leaving his native Brazil to study in Canada to creating support programs for newcomers, were life changing for Dhillon School of Business alumni, Felipe Civita Ferreira (BMgt ’15).
    Giving Youth at Risk a Chance with Chess
    Research and Creative Activity

    Giving Youth at Risk a Chance with Chess

    Chess for Life, a research project exploring how learning to play chess affects decision making, refers youth in the criminal justice system to a program that teaches them the game as part of their sentence.
    Sharing a Hidden Treasure of Art with All
    Donors

    Sharing a Hidden Treasure of Art with All

    Thanks to a gift from the estate of Dr. Margaret (Marmie) Perkins Hess which includes more than 1,000 pieces featuring works by the Group of Seven, Emily Carr, Picasso, Chagall, Inuit and Northwest Coast First Nations artists, uLethbridge has one of Canada's most significant art collections.
    Basking in Alberta's Big Sky
    Donors

    Basking in Alberta's Big Sky

    Thanks to Valerie Wilson, the land that has such a deep connection to the Wilson family's past will create a bright future for the University of Lethbridge.
    Advancing Alternative Health Care
    Donors

    Advancing Alternative Health Care

    Dr. Wendy Takeda's journey to improve her patients’ entire well-being through acupuncture has led her to establish a student scholarship and collaborate with uLethbridge researchers.
    Fostering Relationships Between Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Communities
    Alumni

    Fostering Relationships Between Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Communities

    A well-respected specialist in Indigenous education, Jamie Ahksistowaki Medicine Crane is building the capacity of educators, developing curriculum and improving relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities.
    Carving a Path for Herself and Others
    Alumni

    Carving a Path for Herself and Others

    Her ability to dive in, courage to do things she's never done and desire to take advantage of every opportunity has seen Wendy C. Fox (BASc (BA) ’71) influence the career paths of tens of thousands of Canadians.
    Changing Lives Through Music
    Donors

    Changing Lives Through Music

    To honour their late nephew, Dr. Wayne Burton (BSc ’97) and Jasmine Burton established the Josh Burton Memorial Award to help uLethbridge music students establish their careers.
    Combining Passion, Business and Art
    Alumni

    Combining Passion, Business and Art

    An a-ha moment set Paije Ottoson (BMgt/BEd '04) on a whole new career trajectory, combining her business background with her passion for art.
    Engineering the Student Experience
    Donors

    Engineering the Student Experience

    The future of engineering at the University of Lethbridge could look very different thanks to the support of industry and the southern Alberta community.
    Hunting Dinosaurs
    Alumni

    Hunting Dinosaurs

    Wendy Sloboda (BA ’01) is a legendary dinosaur hunter who made international headlines when she introduced a new dinosaur to the world.
    Inspiring a New Generation of Musicians
    Alumni

    Inspiring a New Generation of Musicians

    Considered one of the most influential musical voices of our time, Dr. Andrew Staniland (BMus '00) has amassed more than 100 national and international performances of his work; garnered a long list of awards and accolades; and represented Canada at prestigious festivals worldwide.
    Learning in Nature
    Donors

    Learning in Nature

    The expansion of our Westcastle Field Station has created opportunities for expanded research, student training and community outreach initiatives.
    Planting the Seeds for the Future
    Donors

    Planting the Seeds for the Future

    Cor Van Raay's gift provides uLethbridge and Lethbridge College students leading-edge training in agribusiness practices.
    Putting Parkinson's on Ice
    Research and Creative Activity

    Putting Parkinson's on Ice

    A team of uLethbridge researchers, led by Dr. Jon Doan (PhD '06) is investigating skating and stickhandling skills as forms of therapy.
    Rebuilding in Nepal
    Alumni

    Rebuilding in Nepal

    Alumna Janelle Pritchard (BN '12), an operating-room nurse in Calgary, has an infectious passion for helping the people of Nepal.
    Honouring a Community Builder
    Donors

    Honouring a Community Builder

    Harry Cox's tenacity and dedication played a key role in establishing the Pronghorn's hockey program, as well as Lethbridge's sports community.
    Back in Class, Fender Has No Regrets Over Change in Career Focus
    Faculty of Arts and Science

    Back in Class, Fender Has No Regrets Over Change in Career Focus

    It is never too late to make decisions that change your career path! Kai Fender (BSc ’16) is a shining example of this, and is now back in school and on his way to taking the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) and applying to medical school.
    Conducting Convocation; Janet Youngdahl

    Conducting Convocation; Janet Youngdahl

    Recognizing the 50 greatest Pronghorns
    Pronghorn Athletics

    Recognizing the 50 greatest Pronghorns

    Over the course of 50 years, of the thousands of athletes who have worn Pronghorns blue and gold, a select group has separated itself from the herd as the best of the best.
    The Voice Behind Pronghorns Men's Hockey; Ryan O’Donnell

    The Voice Behind Pronghorns Men's Hockey; Ryan O’Donnell

    When I was a kid, a lot of my best friends growing up were hockey players, so I would help the U of L coaches at summer camps. I remember pushing pucks for them for years.
    Solving Mysteries Through Comics and History; Brendan Cummins (BA ’16)
    Alumni

    Solving Mysteries Through Comics and History; Brendan Cummins (BA ’16)

    Now, close to completing his Master of Arts in history while serving as president of the Graduate Students’ Association (GSA), Brendan says he feels the U of L has given him the opportunities he needed to do what he loves.
    Coding the iCub – Making Connections with Cognitive Robotics
    Faculty of Arts and Science

    Coding the iCub – Making Connections with Cognitive Robotics

    An international partnership between University of Lethbridge neuroscience professor Dr. Matthew Tata and Dr. Francesco Rea (Italian Institute of Technology in Genoa) has given three undergraduate students the unique opportunity to work on an independent study focused on cognitive robotics.
    Applied Study Project Investigates Relevancy of Supercluster Proposals
    Faculty of Arts and Science

    Applied Study Project Investigates Relevancy of Supercluster Proposals

    Katie Quinn (geography) had the opportunity recently to complete an applied study at Lethbridge County that focused on agricultural superclusters and how one would best contribute to the county. Her research culminated in a special presentation to Lethbridge County Council.
    Riding the Wave; Brittney Nyrose (BA/BMgt ’12)
    Alumni

    Riding the Wave; Brittney Nyrose (BA/BMgt ’12)

    When you enter the University of Lethbridge Pronghorn Athletics offices, the bright smile of alumna and staff member, Brittney Nyrose (BA/BMgt ’12) will be there to greet you.
    Creating Connections & Communities; Karen Johnson (BMgt ’86)
    Alumni

    Creating Connections & Communities; Karen Johnson (BMgt ’86)

    If you’ve been to any University of Lethbridge event in the last three decades, you would have more than likely set eyes upon alumna and University Senator, Karen Johnson (BMgt ’86).
    Biology and Beyond; Dr. Andy Hudson (BSC ’09, PHD ’15)
    Alumni

    Biology and Beyond; Dr. Andy Hudson (BSC ’09, PHD ’15)

    A witness to the evolution of campus as both an undergrad, graduate and post-doctoral student, Andy brings his passion and enthusiasm for teaching and asking ‘what’s next?’ into the classroom.
    Leading Lady; DR. Glenda Bonifacio
    Faculty and Staff

    Leading Lady; DR. Glenda Bonifacio

    Creating a better world around her and leading by example, Glenda brings the type of warmth and approachability to a room that you can’t help but engage with and be enthralled by.
    A Running Family Legacy; Emily Brown (BA ’12)
    Alumni

    A Running Family Legacy; Emily Brown (BA ’12)

    The daughter of two alumni, an avid runner and loud and proud a University of Lethbridge advocate, Emily leaves a trail of smiles wherever she goes.
    Brains, Bikes & Biotechnology; Aubrey Demchuk (MSc ’15)
    Alumni

    Brains, Bikes & Biotechnology; Aubrey Demchuk (MSc ’15)

    An entrepreneurial neuroscientist who is no slouch when it comes to genetics, biotechnology, or behavioural neuroscience, Aubrey may have also been the blur that screamed past you while you were on a leisurely hike or bike ride.
    Finding your Flourish; Dr. Mark Slomp (MEd ’06)
    Campus and Facilities

    Finding your Flourish; Dr. Mark Slomp (MEd ’06)

    Taking the journey through his own career development and experiences have helped Mark to make a keen study of how to best help students make choices which can ultimately lead to a fulfilling existence.
    The Law of Liberal Education; Michael Gabriel (BA ’04)
    Alumni

    The Law of Liberal Education; Michael Gabriel (BA ’04)

    From the blustery shores of Corner Brook, N.L., to the boreal forest of Fort McMurray, alumnus and University of Lethbridge Alumni Association President, Michael Gabriel (BA ‘04) has been on quite a journey.
    A Journey to Health & Higher Learning; Chloe McNamee (BHSc ’15)
    Alumni

    A Journey to Health & Higher Learning; Chloe McNamee (BHSc ’15)

    After finishing her undergrad and now close to completing her masters, Chloe says her experiences at the U of L have helped her shape a bright and promising future in assisting others to be their own biggest health advocate.
    Making Waves in Swimming & STEM – Leah Troskot
    Research and Creative Activity

    Making Waves in Swimming & STEM – Leah Troskot

    Home for the summer, Leah is putting theory into practice while working on the Destination Project, before she heads off to the 2017 Canadian Swimming Championships this week.
    Business in the Front, Party in the Back; Clayton Varjassy (BMgt ’13)
    Alumni

    Business in the Front, Party in the Back; Clayton Varjassy (BMgt ’13)

    A man of many hats and even more talents, Clayton is a shining example of how a liberal education fosters creativity and can lead you to opportunities far beyond your area of study.
    Community & Connection; Dr. Yale Belanger (BA ’98)

    Community & Connection; Dr. Yale Belanger (BA ’98)

    When it came time for political science professor, Dr. Yale Belanger (BA ’98) to look for a teaching and research post, it didn’t take too long to make the decision to come back to the University of Lethbridge.
    Igniting Imaginations & Fostering the Future; Dr. Laura Keffer-Wilkes (MSc ’12, PhD ’16)

    Igniting Imaginations & Fostering the Future; Dr. Laura Keffer-Wilkes (MSc ’12, PhD ’16)

    As the program coordinator of science outreach program, Destination Exploration, Laura sees the light flick on in many young minds as she helps them unlock the door to discovery in the world of science.
    Celebrating Success After Struggle; Michael Gale (BSc ’17)
    Alumni

    Celebrating Success After Struggle; Michael Gale (BSc ’17)

    It’s surprising to then learn that on top of his many commitments, Michael has also had to find a way to pull through more struggles and hardships than most on his journey to higher education.
    Leading with Light: Dr. Olu Awosoga
    Faculty and Staff

    Leading with Light: Dr. Olu Awosoga

    One man who is especially thrilled to see convocation coming, is Dr. Olu Awosoga (Health Sciences).
    Seeing the World One Connection at a Time: Fred Trinh (BA ’00)
    Alumni

    Seeing the World One Connection at a Time: Fred Trinh (BA ’00)

    When it came time for Fred to start his post-secondary education, he packed his bags for another adventure and found himself at the University of Lethbridge.
    Ladies, Love & Laughter; Dress Club
    Community

    Ladies, Love & Laughter; Dress Club

    Dress Club or Clothing Club, depending on who you ask, is a group of 12 women (plus or minus a guest or two) from various departments across the U of L, past and present. Each month, this group of ladies get together at a selected member’s home.
    Paddling with U of L Pride

    Paddling with U of L Pride

    As the student athletes on campus have wound down and finished their seasons on the court, ice and track, there are two teams who have been ramping up their training in preparation for their biggest competition yet.
    Annette Bright: A shining 35-year legacy
    Campus and Facilities

    Annette Bright: A shining 35-year legacy

    Having been at the U of L for 35 years now, Annette has literally grown up alongside the University.
    Lisa MacTavish: Bright Lights & Life-long Learning
    Calgary Campus

    Lisa MacTavish: Bright Lights & Life-long Learning

    While Lisa’s days are filled with student engagement strategies and studying for her Bachelor of Management, Lisa’s nights are packed to the rafters under the bright lights of the Saddledome.
    Tony Montina – Magnets, Metabolomics & Molecules
    Alumni

    Tony Montina – Magnets, Metabolomics & Molecules

    Enrolling in the U of L education program wasn’t a case of staying close to his home of Coalhurst, but rather it was about studying in the best education program in the country.
    Sonya von Heyking: Teaching the Lighter Side
    Donors

    Sonya von Heyking: Teaching the Lighter Side

    With a wicked sense of humour and an enviable enthusiasm for life, director of the CPA Bridging program and accounting instructor, Sonya von Heyking (BMgt ’03), has worn the hat of a U of L student, alumna, donor, employee, faculty member and parent.
    Elijah Dueck: Art Meets Science
    Research and Creative Activity

    Elijah Dueck: Art Meets Science

    As a liberal education institution, it’s not uncommon to come across students who excel in both the arts and the sciences. Never has a truer example emerged than fourth-year Biochemistry major, Elijah ‘Eli’ Dueck.
    Marcel Jepson: Ahead of the Curve
    Alumni

    Marcel Jepson: Ahead of the Curve

    While many work towards ensuring this experience in the classroom or lab, there’s a number of people in our University community who start working on this experience way before a student steps foot on campus. Alumnus Marcel Jepson (BFA ’13), is one of those people.
    Kathy Schrage; Giving Back and Moving On
    Campus and Facilities

    Kathy Schrage; Giving Back and Moving On

    Small in stature but mighty big in heart is how many may describe the office manager of the School of Graduate Studies, Kathy Schrage. After 26 years of dedicated service to the U of L, Kathy is retiring at the end of February.
    Nicole Bach: Family, Fitness, Facts and Figures
    Campus and Facilities

    Nicole Bach: Family, Fitness, Facts and Figures

    Hunkered down in the project management trailers of the Destination Project site you’ll find fitness fiend, employee and current student, Nicole Bach.
    Kris Fischer: Bubbling, Brewing and Blowing
    Alumni

    Kris Fischer: Bubbling, Brewing and Blowing

    Perhaps you’ve even wandered down the E800 hallway in University Hall and seen the glass filled, overwhelmed and cramped workspace. This room is where you’ll find alumnus, instructor and university scientific glass blower, Kris Fischer.
    Melissa Horning: Cultivating Joy
    Campus and Facilities

    Melissa Horning: Cultivating Joy

    For those who have a chat with Facilities staff member, Melissa Horning, most will know her for her upbeat conversation and shining smile.
    Cathy Newman (BA ’16); The All-rounder
    Alumni

    Cathy Newman (BA ’16); The All-rounder

    Known for her bright smile and kind heart, Cathy Newman (BA ’16) Transfer Credit Coordinator, has devoted her career to helping students achieve a post-secondary education.
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