News & Stories

Nov
30
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Lakehead University's Office of Indigenous Initiatives, International and the Department of Indigenous Learning have collaborated to host a Virtual Global Indigenous Speaker Series, Imagining Possibilities through Indigenous Knowledge Systems.
Nov
30
(Thunder Bay) Congratulations to Dr. Farshid Shams, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Business Administration, whose article, The acceptance of halal food in non-Muslim countries: effects of religious identity, national identification, consumer ethnocentrism and consumer cosmopolitanism, has been selected as a Highly Commended Paper in the 2020 Emerald Literati Awards.
Nov
27
(Thunder Bay) Congratulations to Dr. Rebecca Schiff, Chair and Associate Professor in the Department of Health Sciences, whose article, Managed alcohol programs in the context of Housing First, has been selected as a Highly Commended Paper in the 2020 Emerald Literati Awards.
Nov
26
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) At its November 26, 2020 meeting, Lakehead University’s Board of Governors approved a motion that will see the institution divest from its fossil fuel holdings by the end of the University’s current Strategic Plan in 2023.
Nov
23
(Thunder Bay) Student Health and Wellness in Thunder Bay is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Jordan Sokoloski to our centre. He will offer naturopathic services to Lakehead staff, students and faculty, both virtually and in-person. There is a fee for Naturopathic services that is not covered by Student Health and Wellness.
Nov
23
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) With more than 35 years of experience in the accounting and financial services industry, including more than 15 years as a partner in a national accounting firm, Maltese is currently the Director of Finance and Operations for Bingwi Neyaashi Anishinaabek First Nation.
Nov
19
(Online) Lakehead University's Department of English invites members of the public in Thunder Bay, Orillia and beyond to join them on Zoom on Tuesday, Nov. 24 at 7 pm for a reading and discussion with award-winning Anishinaabe writer, storyteller and musician Leanne Betasamosake Simpson.
Nov
19
(Thunder Bay) Congratulations to Lakehead alum Greg Chomut, (BABEd I/S History) a teacher at Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School who recently received an award from the Prime Minister.
Nov
12
(Thunder Bay) See the following letter from Madison Sameshima, who was a Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) participant at Lakehead.
Nov
10
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Lakehead University International (LUI) is excited to host the University's first ever International Education Week from November 16 to 20.
Nov
9
(Thunder Bay) Congratulations to Dr. Scott Hamilton (Dept. of Anthropology), honoured with the J.V. Wright Lifetime Achievement Award from the Ontario Archaeological Society at a virtual ceremony on Friday, Nov. 6.
Nov
6
(Orillia) A unique partnership between Lakehead, the City of Orillia, and the Orillia Area Community Development Corporation (CDC) is looking at how Orillia and surrounding area can contribute to the innovation economy.
Nov
2
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) On Sunday, Nov. 15, Lakehead invites you to gather online to go behind the story of the critically-acclaimed documentary The Woman Who Loves Giraffes.
Nov
2
(Thunder Bay) The Department of Computer Science at Lakehead University has been recognized as one of the top Computer Science programs in Canada in the Maclean's 2021 post-secondary evaluation rankings.
Oct
30
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) , (Online) Congratulations to Dr. Steven A. Jobbitt, Department of History on his recent publication in the Hungarian Studies Review
Oct
29
(Orillia) Orillia campus pioneers, Dr. Fred Gilbert and Dr. Kim Fedderson, were recognized for their legacy in leadership.
Oct
28
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Lakehead University has joined Trent University, the University of Northern British Columbia, Yukon University, the Arctic State Agrotechnological University in Russia, and Nord University in Norway as a founding partner of the Laera Institute for Circumpolar Education (Laera Institute), a new institute within the international University of the Arctic (UArctic).
Oct
26
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Join Student Awards and Financial Aid for a month full of informative events and great guest speakers.
Oct
26
(Thunder Bay) , (Orillia) Maclean’s has once again included Lakehead University among Canada’s top 10 primarily undergraduate universities in the magazine’s 2021 University Rankings.
Oct
26
(Thunder Bay) Lakehead's Canada Research Chair in Culture, Media and Social Justice, Dr. Max Haiven, has published a short web-based comic exploring the longer history of the ongoing opioid crisis, which has claimed over half a million lives in North America.