News & Stories

Oct
18
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Lakehead University's Research and Innovation Week 2019 Showcase is now online, featuring images from the Lakehead Orillia and Lakehead Thunder Bay events held in February and March.
Oct
15
(Thunder Bay) BW: What can you tell us about your new book? TD: In The Democracy of Suffering I examine climate change in the light of philosophy and intellectual history. My goal is to survey how we got here, what we have become, and what happens to us next. I’m afraid it’s a horror story.
Oct
11
(Thunder Bay) Lakehead University’s Centre for Education and Research on Aging & Health (CERAH) and the North West Regional Palliative Care Program at St. Joseph’s Care Group will be hosting a two-day Teaming up for Whole-Person Care conference on Oct. 24 and 25 in Thunder Bay.
Oct
9
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) The 2020 Maclean’s University Rankings are out, and Lakehead University is, once again, included among Canada’s top 10 primarily undergraduate universities. Lakehead is ranked No. 2 among Ontario universities in its category.
Oct
9
(Orillia) Lakehead Orillia’s annual Homecoming celebration takes place from Friday, Oct. 18 to Saturday, Oct. 19, with activities taking place on and off campus. From sporting events to quiz night and the Principal’s brunch, Homecoming offers something for everyone.
Oct
7
(Thunder Bay) The Department of Health Sciences Fall 2019 Newsletter is now published.
Oct
4
(Thunder Bay) All current students, faculty, and staff have full access to LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) through Lakehead University.
Oct
4
(Thunder Bay) The Economics Department is happy to announce that the Canadian Network for Economic History successfully wrapped up their meeting in Thunder Bay, which focused on the economic history of Indigenous communities, and interactions between Indigenous and non-Indigenous economies in Canada
Oct
3
(Thunder Bay) A pilot project that brings together police, health-care workers and crisis support staff to deal with mental health issues in Thunder Bay is getting rave reviews from its partners, thanks in part to research undertaken by Lakehead University that has shown the benefits of the program as well as areas for improvement.
Oct
3
(Thunder Bay) Lakehead University held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the grand opening of Alumni House in its new location on Thursday, Oct. 3, which kicked off Homecoming Weekend.
Oct
2
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Lakehead University released its first Sustainability Plan in tandem with one of the Plan’s first projects, an outdoor classroom and stormwater demonstration area, on Wednesday, Oct. 2.
Sep
30
(Thunder Bay) Dr. Nicolas Lepine from the History Department participated in the Third European Labour History Network’s (ELHN) Conference, held September 18–21 at Amsterdam’s International Institute for Social History (IISH), part of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Sep
27
(Thunder Bay) From Oct. 3 to 5, Homecoming will celebrate Lakehead University’s past and present, bringing alumni home to engage with each other and participate in a full weekend of events. Guests will enjoy exciting varsity sports and social events held over the three days.
Sep
25
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) RBC Foundation has pledged $500,000 over five years in support of the RBC Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) Program at Lakehead University.
Sep
23
(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
19
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) The Faculty of Education's September 2019 newsletter is now published.
Sep
19
(Thunder Bay) Lorne Clifford, Director of Security Services at Lakehead University, recently received a commendation from the Ministry of Veterans Affairs
Sep
13
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Lakehead University has been included in the top half of the Times Higher Education’s list of top universities from around the world.
Sep
13
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Check out the latest issue of Lakehead’s Alumni Magazine – Journey – for great stories about our alumni, researchers, students, and campus life.
Sep
10
(Orillia) Political experts and scholars will come together in Third Age Learning Lakehead’s (TALL) fall lecture series, Is Democracy Dying?, to explore the struggles and threats that are transforming our democracies and the solutions we can employ to make democracy more meaningful.