News & Stories

Sep
19
(Thunder Bay) Dr. Max Haiven, Lakehead University's Canada Research Chair in Culture, Media and Social Justice, will deliver three free public lectures at the Brodie Street Library this fall on timely topics that will interest people of all ages.
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.
Sep
10
(Thunder Bay) For almost a million years, hobbits lived on the Indonesian island of Flores. These 3.5-foot-tall hominins – officially known as Homo floresiensis – thrived until about 50,000 years ago. Then, inexplicably, they disappeared without a trace.
Sep
6
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Professor Ryan McVeigh believes we can learn a lot about the world by studying monsters.
Sep
5
(Thunder Bay) Are you experiencing memory loss? Have you received a diagnosis of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease? If so, then you and your care partner should register for the two-day Living Well With Dementia: Creating Dialogues of Hope conference.
Aug
29
(Thunder Bay) Lakehead University researchers are receiving more than $742,000 from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) for seven important projects undertaken by faculty and graduate students.
Aug
27
(Thunder Bay) Lakehead University's Interim Provost & Vice-President (Academic), Dr. David Barnett, is pleased to announce that Dr. Jula Hughes has been named as the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law's new Dean.
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.