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February 28, 2014
University of Lethbridge Students to Participate in Three Minute Thesis Competition

Seven University of Lethbridge graduate students will give compelling research presentations on Monday, Mar. 3 and Saturday, Mar. 15 – and will do so in fewer than 180 seconds.   The Three Minute Thesis is an internationally recognized research communication competition that was developed by...

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February 26, 2014
Crowding Around Campus Projects

Paying the launch fee for the first made-in-Alberta satellite is one of the University of Alberta projects being supported through crowdfunding, a dynamic online way for large groups of grassroots supporters to chip in money to finance dream projects on campus. The U of...

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February 24, 2014
Canada Overhauls Icy Image to Woo World’s Students

The government of Canada has a message for people in other countries who might consider coming to its universities to study: “It’s not all snow and ice here!” At least, that’s one of the messages that Canada is sending out on websites and social...

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February 14, 2014
Portage College Joins OER University

Portage College has joined the Open Educational Resource university network (OERu), an independent, not-for-profit international network of over 30 post-secondary institutions and networks “dedicated to the effective use of open educational resources (OERs) in developing quality online courses and programs.” The partnership with...

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February 13, 2014
Olds College and Students Add $144.5 Million to Regional Economy

The Olds, Alberta area in 2011-12 received some $45 million in added income due to the operations of Olds College and the spending of out-of-region students, reveals an economic impact report by Economic Modeling Specialists Inc for the college. The report also says Olds graduates...

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February 5, 2014
eCampusAlberta Celebrates Its 100,000th Online Student

eCampusAlberta announced that it has reached a tremendous milestone by recently serving its 100,000th online student. eCampusAlberta is a consortium consisting of 19 Alberta post-secondary institutions, providing greater access to high-quality online learning opportunities. Jaimie Bogstie, a resident of Calgary, was the lucky student...

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February 4, 2014
Red Deer College selected as finalist for Alberta Business Awards of Distinction

Red Deer College has been selected as a finalist for the Alberta Business Awards of Distinction in the Aboriginal Relations – Best Practice category. RDC was nominated for its collaborative approach to offer programming options for Aboriginal youth and to increase opportunity and access to...

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January 21, 2014
$77,400,000,000 and Growing -- The Economic Impact of Rural Alberta

From the January 20, 2014 Issue of Agri-News. Are you passionate about rural economic development? Do you want to learn more about the major economic and demographic trends impacting rural Alberta? Tired of not being able to find rural specific results for your region, community,...

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January 14, 2014
Community Groups Have Opportunity to Present at University of Lethbridge’s Annual CURE Event

In an effort to ensure research at the University of Lethbridge is accessible to community groups and industry, as well as create opportunities for collaboration between faculty members and external stakeholders, the U of L will be hosting its second annual Community University Research Exchange...

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January 10, 2014
Hanna Painter Highlights Night Life of Rural Alberta

A Hanna artist has a knack for capturing the rural night life of southern Alberta motorists through his series of paintings. Service stations and fast-food restaurants pop out of dark skies in Greg Pyra’s collection of life-like oil paintings titled Homeward Bound. The paintings...

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