News & Stories

Aug
16
(Thunder Bay) Two Lakehead University professors are each receiving around $100,000 from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund to pursue important research using new equipment.
Aug
15
(Thunder Bay) Canadian scientists have discovered that certain lake predators are altering their behaviour due to climate change, revealing what the future may hold for these fish and their food.
Aug
8
(Thunder Bay) Lakehead’s Provost & Vice-President (Academic) Dr. Moira McPherson is pleased to announce the renewal of Dr. David Barnett as Dean of the University’s Faculty of Engineering.
Aug
2
(Thunder Bay) The Joyce Family Foundation is donating $1 million to a unique program at Lakehead University that mentors Indigenous high school students from Northwestern Ontario.
Jul
20
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Lakehead University will welcome alumni and friends back to campus during our annual Homecoming Weekend, taking place from September 28-30, 2017.
Jul
19
(Thunder Bay) Lakehead University’s Faculty of Business Administration is the recipient of a $50,000 gift from the J. Armand Bombardier Foundation to establish The J. Armand Bombardier Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Business.
Jul
5
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Lakehead University has appointed Dr. Elizabeth (Betsy) Birmingham as the new Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities.
Jul
4
(Thunder Bay) Grade 11 student Yesenia Cheekinew of Surrey, BC, is an advocate for truth and reconciliation. The First Nations student aims to become a civil rights lawyer and an ambassador in her community. She was selected to attend SHAD Lakehead through a partnership between SHAD and the Minerva Foundation’s Learning to Lead Program for grade 11 female students in BC.
Jun
29
(Thunder Bay) Lakehead University has two new Canada Research Chairs and they are each receiving a grant from the Canada Foundation for Innovation.
Jun
26
(Thunder Bay) Lakehead University is hosting representatives from eight Mexican universities and 11 Canadian universities for the sixth Canada-Mexico Roundtable on Intercultural/Indigenous Higher Education.
Jun
16
(Thunder Bay) A new program at Lakehead University will give students advanced standing in pursuing the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation.
Jun
10
(Orillia) Family, friends, faculty and staff gathered at Rotary Place in Orillia earlier today to celebrate the success of Lakehead University graduating students during the Orillia campus Convocation ceremony.