News & Stories

Mar
19
(Orillia) Dr. Jason Lepojärvi will define love itself during “The Love Lectures” presented by Lakehead University Orillia.
Mar
15
(Thunder Bay) External Relations and the Alumni Association of Lakehead University are pleased to announce that – for the first time in over two decades – Lakehead University has been selected to receive a TD Insurance Meloche Monnex Fellowship through the Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education.
Mar
15
(Thunder Bay) On March 7 and 8, Enactus Lakehead competed in the Enactus Regional Competition in Toronto against 38 other universities and colleges, placing second in the CWB Financial Education Challenge.
Mar
14
(Thunder Bay) Lakehead University is receiving $515,535 from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) toward the cost of a $1.54 million device that will allow researchers, including highly qualified personnel, to analyze the chemical structure of materials.
Mar
12
(Thunder Bay) Jane Meadus is speaking at a workshop that will educate people about informed consent in health care on Thursday, March 21 at 1 pm in Lakehead University’s Faculty Lounge.
Mar
7
(Thunder Bay) Now’s your chance to experience Lakehead University in person at the March Break Open House, March 11 to 13 in Thunder Bay.
Mar
7
(Thunder Bay) Lakehead University’s Biorefining Research Institute (BRI) is delighted to announce that it is now accepting submissions from industry and academia for its prestigious International Forest Biorefining Conference (IFBC) and 4th International Symposium on Lignocellulosic Materials (ISLM).
Mar
5
(Thunder Bay) The Lakehead University Native Student Association (LUNSA) is excited to be hosting their 31st annual Powwow at the CJ Sanders Fieldhouse, March 8-10.
Mar
1
(Thunder Bay) Lakehead University has signed a funding agreement that will increase student mobility between Canada and countries in Latin America.
Feb
28
(Orillia) Dan Dunsky, creator and former executive producer of “The Agenda with Steve Paikin”, will reflect on Melvin Kranzberg’s "six laws of technology" and their relevance in today’s digital landscape, on Tuesday, March 5 as a keynote speaker for Lakehead University’s Research and Innovation Week.
Feb
28
(Thunder Bay) Lakehead University held its Research and Innovation Awards of Excellence reception on Thursday, Feb. 28 to celebrate the exceptional achievements of professors and students.
Feb
26
(Orillia) Lakehead University will showcase the best of student and faculty research during 2019 Research and Innovation Week, March 4 to 6 at the Orillia campus. Based on this year’s theme, Rise of the Machines, many of the talks will discuss how technology can change the world and highlight the exceptional research being conducted at Lakehead University.
Feb
26
(Thunder Bay) On Tuesday, February 26, Natural Resources Canada’s Canadian Forest Service, Lakehead University and Confederation College signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding with Forest Science Research and Education.
Feb
25
(Thunder Bay) In today’s world, electronic devices are everywhere. Your cellphone knows where you are and where you’re heading, fitness trackers monitor your vital signs, you talk to your TV. One day your clothes will send instructions to your washing machine.
Feb
25
(Orillia) The Toronto Star’s Kevin Donovan, the CBC’s Litsa Sourtzis, and former executive producer Dan Dunsky are just a few of the speakers set to present during Third Age Learning Lakehead’s (TALL) second five-part lecture series,Uncovering the Truth: Investigative Journalism in the Age of 'Fake News'.
Feb
22
(Thunder Bay) The theme of Lakehead University’s 2019 Research and Innovation Week is Rise of the Machines. With several electrifying talks – offered from Friday, Feb. 22 to Thursday, Feb. 28 – you may want to participate in everything happening at Lakehead University, the Intercity Shopping Centre, and the Brodie Street Library.
Feb
21
(Thunder Bay) The decline in blue-collar jobs over the last generation has left many cities struggling, neighbourhoods have become rundown and young people have been forced to move elsewhere in search of better opportunities
Feb
20
(Thunder Bay) Dr. Timothy Caulfield is no mere lecturer and researcher – he’s also a best-selling author and media star.
Feb
19
(Thunder Bay) As global food systems face multiple threats and challenges there is an opportunity for social movements and civil society to play an active role in building fair and ecological sustainability.
Feb
15
(Thunder Bay) Picture this. Your law firm has been hired to defend a man charged with using a handgun to steal $20,000 from an ATM machine in a convenience store.