News & Stories

Aug
23
(Thunder Bay) It’s not too late for you to apply to Lakehead University – applications will be accepted for most programs until the first week of September.
Aug
21
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) As you may have heard, Canada’s most-watched summer series, the multiple Canadian Screen Award-winning The Amazing Race Canada, filmed an episode in Thunder Bay. However, what you may not know – since it was a well-kept secret – is that Lakehead University’s Faculty of Natural Resources Management helped create one of the challenges.
Aug
16
(Thunder Bay) “We are so excited that the CanCode initiative was renewed again this year and we can’t wait to develop and enhance our program even more,” said Ashley Andrea, Superior Science Director.
Jul
31
(Thunder Bay) Fifty-two Indigenous youth from 29 communities are in Thunder Bay this week learning about geo-caching, cartography, sustainable energy, entrepreneurship and more as part of Science Week with the Outland Youth Employment Program (OYEP).
Jul
23
(Thunder Bay) The All Nation Nurses Entry Program aims to increase the number of Indigenous students in health disciplines.
Jul
22
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Lakehead University researchers are receiving more than $757,000 in Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Insight and Insight Development grants and student awards for 16 research projects. Some of this research will explore the use of body-worn cameras in policing and examine medical assistance in dying in Ontario.
Jul
18
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Some of these projects will establish a network of collaborative campus-based “living laboratories” to examine issues of importance to people and their environments in the Lake Superior watershed, and use Indigenous research methodologies to develop new understanding of children’s self-regulation and literacy development.
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.