News & Stories

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
7
(Thunder Bay) The Department of Health Sciences Fall 2019 Newsletter is now published.
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
4
(Thunder Bay) All current students, faculty, and staff have full access to LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) through Lakehead University.
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
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.
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.