News & Stories

Jan
21
(Thunder Bay) A Lakehead University professor is receiving $10,000 from Associated Medical Services (AMS) Healthcare to explore the work of the Hamilton YWCA in Indigenous hospitals, sanatoria, and residential schools in Canada during the 20th century.
Jan
20
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) This issue features an article on the Ojibwe Spirit Names gifted to the Department of Aboriginal Education, an introduction to new faculty member Dr. Sharla Mskokii Peltier, faculty news and awards, alumni profiles, and more.
Jan
19
(Thunder Bay) The Government of Canada recently announced a new investment of more than $151 million to support 188 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs, including the renewal of one of Lakehead University’s CRCs.
Jan
19
(Thunder Bay) The program will be evaluated by principal investigator, Dr. Erin Pearson, Associate Professor in Kinesiology, who will measure health outcomes and impact on the community.
Jan
18
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) On Tuesday, Jan. 25 at 7 pm, Jocelyn Downie will discuss this in her Harold G. Fox Distinguished Speaker Series virtual talk.
Jan
14
(Thunder Bay) Congratulations to Dr. Sabah Mohammed, Professor in Computer Science, for being one of the editors of Business Intelligence and Information Technology.
Jan
12
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Today Bell Let’s Talk announced $1 million in grants to 16 Canadian post-secondary schools, including $100,000 to Lakehead University.
Jan
11
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Dr. Vijay Mago, Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science, has been named as the inaugural SES Faculty-Based Research Chair for his planned program of research in “Computational Ethics in Natural Language Processing.”
Jan
5
(Thunder Bay) The Department of History is pleased to announce that Kelly Saxberg, Nathan Hatton, and Ron Harpelle have been awarded a grant of $20,000 from the Thunder Bay Community Foundation to produce an interactive oral history website focused on the contributions of local women during the Second World War at the Canadian Car and Foundry plant.
Jan
5
(Thunder Bay) Evelyn Davenport and Jessica Hayes win first and second place in the 2022 Crescendo International Music Competition.
Dec
20
Lakehead University research teams are receiving more than $818,000 in Partnership Engage Grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada for their important studies.
Dec
16
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Lakehead University has been awarded $224,150 by the Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities as part of the Ontario Micro-credentials Challenge Fund to develop micro-credentials focused on strengthening Ontario’s tourism industry.
Dec
13
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) The Office of Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning's much anticipated 12 Days (or is it ways?) of Learning is back! And, this year we've packed even more unique, exclusive experiences into our offerings.
Dec
13
(Thunder Bay) Ma-Nee Chacaby, a Two-Spirit Ojibwa-Cree elder and storyteller, generously shares her skills with the Thunder Bay community.
Dec
8
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Lakehead University professors are able to perform important research thanks to the more than $2.1 million in NSERC grants and approximately $1.15 million in funding from partner organizations.
Dec
7
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Lakehead’s goal was $52,500, which was the reason Dr. Moira McPherson, President and Vice-Chancellor, was impressed by the exceptional amount they raised.
Nov
30
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) This partnership will provide Lakehead students a clear, defined path to becoming a practicing MD and allow students the unique opportunity for global education.
Nov
29
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Lakehead University will participate in Giving Tuesday on Tuesday, Nov. 30 – and it could be even bigger than previous years.
Nov
26
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Lakehead University has introduced a new tuition waiver that will reduce barriers to postsecondary education for individuals in the foster care system.
Nov
25
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Lakehead students will gain global skills through two new projects funded by the Government of Canada’s Global Skills Opportunity Program.