News & Stories

Jul
4
(Thunder Bay) Three Lakehead University professors who are leading the way in innovative research have been named in the newest cycle of the Canada Research Chairs Program.
Jul
1
(Thunder Bay) Approximately 65 young people from across Canada are participating in SHAD at Lakehead University from July 1 until July 25.
Jun
21
(Thunder Bay) The Lakehead University Finnish Chair Advisory Committee is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kari Alenius as the ninth Chair in Finnish Studies.
Jun
19
(Thunder Bay) Free-ranging herbivores typically aggregate when they are feeding, though at first glance, if they are making a good choice, we might ask how occupying the same area is not just a cost in terms of competition for food. Speculating why aggregation occurs and understanding how it might influence animal well-being are important pursuits in ecology and on the farm.
Jun
14
(Thunder Bay) From October 3-5, 2019, Lakehead University and the Thunderwolves will be welcoming students, alumni, and friends back to campus to celebrate the annual Homecoming Weekend.
Jun
13
(Thunder Bay) This spring, Lakehead University’s Agricultural Research Station has initiated a study on Urea Super Granules (SuperU® fertilizer) on canola, which responds to high amounts of nitrogen.
Jun
11
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) This year’s total includes $1.56 million for 12 Discovery grants, which amounts to 72 per cent more funding than last year’s Discovery grants.
Jun
11
(Orillia) Directly or indirectly, water is central to our lives in every way. Water is also the focus of Lakehead University’s Office of Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning’s upcoming event, Women and Water, on June 19.
Jun
10
(Thunder Bay) The PACIFIC workshop, supported by the European Union, highlights the growing demand for minerals and metals for sustainable energy and presents a low-cost and non-invasive technique for mineral exploration.
Jun
10
(Orillia) On June 8, 420 students graduated from Lakehead University with over 240 proudly walking across the stage in front of family, friends and faculty during the Orillia campus’s convocation ceremonies at Rotary Place.
Jun
7
(Orillia) While most mothers and fathers will be smiling from the audience at their children walking across the stage during Lakehead University’s 55th Convocation, Irma Hall will have a different view. On Saturday, Irma will receive an Honours Bachelor of Social Work, while her daughter Becca Hall will receive an Honours Bachelor of Arts and Science in Interdisciplinary Studie
Jun
6
(Orillia) On June 5, City of Orillia Mayor Steve Clarke and Dr. Moira McPherson, President and Vice-Chancellor of Lakehead University, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that outlines the ways that the City of Orillia and Lakehead University will leverage existing and future relationships in order to achieve commons goals.
Jun
5
(Orillia) Zoe Dhillon will be the Voice from the Class at Lakehead University’s convocation ceremony on Saturday, June 8 at Rotary Place in Orillia.
Jun
3
(Thunder Bay) Holly Prince is one of only 20 doctoral students from across Canada and the globe who has received a Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarship, one of the most prestigious awards in Canada in the social sciences and humanities fields.
May
31
(Thunder Bay) Faculty and staff in Lakehead University’s School of Nursing are thrilled that this year they will be graduating the 100th Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) graduate who has entered through the Native Nurses Entry Program (NNEP).
May
29
(Orillia) Discover beauty and biodiversity in the South Bruce Peninsula this summer with Lakehead University’s Ontario Master Naturalist program.
May
28
(Thunder Bay) Lakehead University has chosen three students to speak as the Voices from the Class at this year’s convocation ceremonies at the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium on Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1.
May
23
(Thunder Bay) Lakehead University researchers are receiving $361,325 from the federal New Frontiers in Research fund for two research projects. New Frontiers in Research is a new, highly competitive tri-agency program designed to support groundbreaking interdisciplinary research.
May
17
(Thunder Bay) From May 7 to 9, Enactus Lakehead competed at the Enactus Canada National Exposition in Vancouver along with 68 other Canadian universities and colleges. Enactus Lakehead presented two projects (Making Cents! and Getting Financially Lit!) in a dynamic 17 minute presentation and won runner-up in their league in the opening round.
May
16
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Lakehead University is one of only 15 organizations from across Canada awarded a new grant that will help promote equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) at the University. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) received 51 applications for the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Institutional Capacity-Building Grant, which will provide $384,700 to Lakehead University over the next two years.