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    Digital Audio Arts student buoyed by support from Sakamoto Research Prize and Chinook Summer Research Award
    Faculty of Fine Arts

    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.
    A passion for food takes student from kitchen to classroom and back again
    Shining Students

    A passion for food takes student from kitchen to classroom and back again

    A competitive baker in high school, Aimee attended the Culinary Arts program at NAIT before coming to uLethbridge to pursue a Bachelor of Health Sciences as an Aboriginal Health major.
    Mitacs award winner takes studies overseas to Italy
    Faculty of Arts and Science

    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
    Research and Creative Activity

    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
    Shining Students

    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 | Jennifer Ralph (BMus '18) - Education
    Shining Students

    Shining Student | Jennifer Ralph (BMus '18) - Education

    This week’s Shining Student, also a University of Lethbridge alumna, knew she wanted a personalized university experience. During a visit to uLethbridge for Student-for-a-Day, she found a supportive environment, welcoming professors and experiences to help hone her teaching skills. Meet Jen!
    Employee Spotlight: Sharon Lawson (BEd '88)
    Faculty and Staff

    Employee Spotlight: Sharon Lawson (BEd '88)

    Get to know alumna Sharon Lawson, Administrative Support in the Faculty of Health Sciences Dean's Office.
    Shining Student | Sarah Orban - Kinesiology/Psychology
    Shining Students

    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!
    Employee Spotlight: Dr. Trushar Patel
    Faculty and Staff

    Employee Spotlight: Dr. Trushar Patel

    Science took Patel, faculty member in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, from a small village in India to uLethbridge, with stops in England and Manitoba along the way.
    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.
    Employee Spotlight: Teresa Heyburn (BFA '88)
    Faculty and Staff

    Employee Spotlight: Teresa Heyburn (BFA '88)

    Get to know Teresa Heyburn, uLethbridge Fine Arts alumna and the Department of Drama's Costume Shop manager.
    Music student accepted to prestigious composition program
    Faculty of Fine Arts

    Music student accepted to prestigious composition program

    Studying Music at the University of Lethbridge under the tutelage of Dr. Arlan Schultz, composition student Jordan Berg is utilizing his education and experience to go far beyond Lethbridge, even before graduation.
    Employee Spotlight: Mike Kern
    Faculty and Staff

    Employee Spotlight: Mike Kern

    As the distribution supervisor for shipping and receiving and mail services, Mike Kern knows how to handle materials from DNA samples to Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectrometers.
    Employee Spotlight: Dr. Laura Keffer-Wilkes (MSc '12, PhD '16)
    Faculty and Staff

    Employee Spotlight: Dr. Laura Keffer-Wilkes (MSc '12, PhD '16)

    Dr. Laura Keffer-Wilkes has worn plenty of hats during her time at the U of L, including being one of the founders of Spooky Science.
    Students give refugees a life-changing chance
    Donors

    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.
    Employee Spotlight: Trevor Flexhaug
    Faculty and Staff

    Employee Spotlight: Trevor Flexhaug

    An avid disc golfer in his spare time, Trevor Flexhaug is a web developer who's been with the U of L for 13 years.
    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.
    Employee Spotlight: Suzanne McIntosh
    Faculty and Staff

    Employee Spotlight: Suzanne McIntosh

    Since November of 2008, Suzanne McIntosh has served as the U of L's manager of wellness and recognition.
    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.
    Employee Spotlight: Gerry Ste. Marie
    Faculty and Staff

    Employee Spotlight: Gerry Ste. Marie

    Gerry Ste. Marie has worked at the U of L's Shipping/Receiving department for 18 years.
    Swim team gives back
    Volunteering

    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
    Alumni

    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
    Scholarships

    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
    Scholarships

    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
    Alumni

    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
    Alumni

    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
    Scholarships

    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
    Scholarships

    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.
    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.
    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
    Shining Students

    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
    Research and Creative Activity

    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
    Donors

    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
    Alumni

    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
    Donors

    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
    Alumni

    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
    Alumni

    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.
    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
    Shining Students

    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.
    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.
    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.
    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.
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