News & Stories

May
8
(Thunder Bay) Brianna Decontie spent from early January to mid February adapting a five-week mothers’ support group for Kitigan Zibi Health and Social Services in Maniwaki, QC. The program, offered to new mothers, focuses on oral health care and embraces Indigenous teachings such as the Medicine Wheel and Sacred Medicines.
May
3
(Thunder Bay) Lakehead University’s Dr. Pauline Sameshima has been renewed as a Canada Research Chair in Arts Integrated Studies.
Apr
26
(Thunder Bay) Lakehead University officially opened its Teaching Commons by gathering with staff and faculty in the beautiful new location in the Chancellor Paterson Library on Thursday, April 26.
Apr
23
(Thunder Bay) Lakehead University’s Steel Bridge Team placed first overall in the regional competition held recently in Iowa City.
Apr
19
(Thunder Bay) An event was held to celebrate the Alumni Association with the unveiling of the Alumni Commons at Lakehead Thunder Bay on Thursday, April 19. Since 1965 the Alumni Association of Lakehead University has contributed over $2 million and counting, mainly toward student financial aid.
Apr
19
(Orillia) Do you love to learn? Lakehead University Orillia has just the ticket for you.
Apr
16
(Thunder Bay) Meet Robert Jackson, winner of Lakehead University’s Three-Minute Thesis competition.
Apr
11
Lakehead University was presented with a $1-million cheque by County of Simcoe Warden Gerry Marshall on April 11 during a special celebration event at Lakehead’s Orillia campus.
Apr
10
(Thunder Bay) Lakehead’s Office of Aboriginal Initiatives and Conseil scolaire de district catholique des Aurores boréales are hosting 100 Years of Loss: The Residential School System in Canada Mobile Exhibition at Lakehead University in the Agora from April 10-12.
Apr
6
(Orillia) Lakehead University Orillia capped off a successful 2017-18 athletics season with a celebration of its student athletes during the annual Athletic Awards Banquet.
Apr
6
(Thunder Bay) Lakehead’s Office of Aboriginal Initiatives and Conseil scolaire de district catholique des Aurores boréales are hosting 100 Years of Loss: The Residential School System in Canada Mobile Exhibition at Lakehead University in the Agora from April 10-12. The 100 Years of Loss mobile exhibition explores the history of the Residential School System and traces its legacy to the present.
Mar
23
(Thunder Bay) Thunder Bay has a chance to hear from the young people of La Loche Saskatchewan, a community that was changed forever by a tragic shooting in 2016. One of the four people who lost their life was Adam Wood, a graduate of Lakehead University who had recently left Thunder Bay to start teaching career in the community. On Wednesday, March 28, Adam’s sister, Caitlin Wood, will present her Master’s research dedicated to giving the youth of La Loche a chance to be heard.
Mar
22
(Thunder Bay) Lakehead University is proud and honoured to have a seminar room in the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law Library named after the legendary criminal lawyers Brian Greenspan and his late brother, Edward Greenspan, who passed away in 2014.
Mar
21
(Thunder Bay) In July 2018, Lakehead University Thunder Bay will, once again, offer the innovative Ontario Master Naturalist Program (OMNP). Aimed at naturalists and those dedicated to environmental stewardship, the program, which launched in 2015 at Lakehead Orillia, is a partnership with Ontario Nature designed to broaden participants’ knowledge and expertise of the natural world through formal training and guidance.
Mar
20
(Thunder Bay) A team of Engineering students from Lakehead University placed first in the Senior Design Category at the Canadian Engineering Competition held recently in Toronto.
Mar
15
(Online) , (Orillia) Filmmaker and Lakehead University professor Dr. Dalibor Mišina will present a special screening of his documentary, Leonard Cohen: In His Own Words, at the Orillia campus on Monday, March 19as part of Research and Innovation Week.
Mar
14
The next installment of the In Conservation Speaker Series at the Orillia Public Library will feature Lakehead University Orillia’s Dr. Valerie Hébert, Associate Professor in the History and Interdisciplinary Studies departments, and will discuss atrocity photography.
Mar
9
(Orillia) Lakehead University celebrates its Research and Innovation (R&I) Week from March 19 to 21 at the Orillia campus with a variety of student and faculty presentations and special events.
Mar
8
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Lakehead University’s Research and Innovation Awards of Excellence reception was held on Thursday, March 8 to celebrate the exceptional achievements of professors and students.
Mar
7
(Thunder Bay) Researchers at Lakehead University and the Thunder Bay Regional Health Research Institute will lead graduate students to develop and commercialize the next generation of medical imaging detectors that will improve patient outcomes, thanks to a new partnership with Mitacs.