News & Stories

Nov
16
(Orillia) Parents and guardians of future Lakehead University students are invited to meet staff and advisors at the Parent Information Night at the Orillia campus on Tuesday, November 20.
Nov
12
(Orillia) The Research Centre for Sustainable Communities (RCSC) at Lakehead University Orillia is offering two lectures in November as part of its 2018/2019 Speaker Series.
Nov
6
(Thunder Bay) Northwestern Ontario’s top researchers and innovative, job-creating businesses and entrepreneurs will benefit from state-of-the-art equipment and technology at Lakehead University’s new Centre for Advanced Studies in Engineering and Sciences (CASES) thanks to a Government of Canada investment of $1 million.
Nov
5
(Orillia) Lakehead University Orillia is offering an opportunity for the campus and community to talk about suicide through safeTALK workshop on November 19.
Oct
31
(Orillia) Future students, their parents, and friends will have the chance to experience Lakehead University first-hand at Preview Day Open House on Saturday, November 3. See for yourself why Lakehead is among Canada's top 10 undergraduate universities according to Maclean's 2019 Universities Rankings, and Research Infosource’s undergraduate research university of the year for the fourth consecutive year.
Oct
25
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) For the fourth consecutive year, Research Infosource has named Lakehead Canada’s Research University of the Year in the undergraduate university category.
Oct
15
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Lakehead University researchers are receiving more than $1.6 million from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) in support of 14 faculty research projects and four graduate student awards.
Oct
12
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Maclean’s 2019 University Rankings have once again included Lakehead University among the country’s Top 10 primarily undergraduate universities.
Oct
9
(Orillia) Open your eyes to the worlds of moss and lichen during Lakehead University’s next two fall Ontario Master Naturalist Program workshops, running October 20 and 21 at the Orillia campus.
Oct
4
(Thunder Bay) Dr. Charles Levkoe, the Canada Research Chair in Sustainable Food Systems from Lakehead University, and other experts have released a special issue of the Canadian Food Studies/ La Revue canadienne des études sur l’alimentation journal addressing the Federal Government’s soon to be released Food Policy for Canada.
Oct
2
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Lakehead University’s Board of Governors has appointed its current Vice-Chair, Ross Murray, as its next Chair. The decision was made during the Board’s Annual General Meeting on Thursday, Sept. 27.
Sep
28
(Thunder Bay) The research community in Thunder Bay is growing with the arrival of a new scientist.
Sep
27
(Thunder Bay) Lakehead University’s In Conversation talks are returning to the Thunder Bay Public Library with three exciting presentations planned for this semester.
Sep
25
(Thunder Bay) Nipigon students will have a greater chance of attending university thanks to a memorandum of understanding signed with Lakehead University on Tuesday, Sept. 25.
Sep
22
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Chancellor Lyn McLeod officially bestowed the title and responsibilities of President & Vice-Chancellor on Dr. Moira McPherson at a special ceremony in the Hangar on Saturday, Sept. 22.
Sep
17
(Thunder Bay) Lakehead University will host its biggest event of the year from Thursday, Sept. 20 to Saturday, Sept. 22. Homecoming will allow alumni and friends to engage with each other and reconnect with Lakehead University. Participants and family members will truly enjoy the exciting sports and social events held over three days.
Sep
10
(Thunder Bay) A fourth-year visual arts student at Lakehead University says it feels incredible to have designed one side of a new coin for the Royal Canadian Mint.
Sep
5
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Lakehead University Board of Governors Chair David Tamblyn was pleased to announce that following a 15-month search and consultation process, its Presidential Search Committee unanimously recommended that current Interim President & Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Moira McPherson, be appointed the University’s next President & Vice-Chancellor.
Aug
29
(Thunder Bay) Lakehead University welcomed a record number of students at this year’s International Orientation.
Aug
28
(Thunder Bay) A Lakehead University researcher is playing a key role in an international project to improve the way companies discover new mines. Dr. Peter Hollings is collaborating with researchers at the Centre for Ore Deposit and Earth Sciences (CODES) at the University of Tasmania. This $2.36 million (CAD) project is funded by 11 mining companies and is part of AMIRA International’s Far field and near mine footprints – Finding and defining the next generation of Tier 1 ore deposits project.