Katie Lemieux has been drawing ever since she was old enough to hold a Crayola. Today, the Thunder Bay artist is an internationally recognized sculptor who’s participated in group exhibitions in Canada, the United States, Europe, and South Korea.
A love of Russian literature influenced Tamer Ibrahim’s (MA'10) life in an unexpected way. Tamer, who has a BA in English from York University and an MA in English from Lakehead, was especially fascinated by writer Leo Tolstoy’s explorations of the privileged world of the Russian aristocracy and the light he shed on the plight of the country’s peasant farmers, who barely eked out a living.
People from all over the world dream of making it big in Silicon Valley – the headquarters of tech giants like Apple and Facebook. Lakehead alum Marcus Khoo is one of the select group who has thrived in its rarified atmosphere.
Mike Carlson knows firsthand some of the challenges faced by reporters today, especially with many people believing that the news is fake. Mike earned a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Bachelor of Education – both at Lakehead University. He is a professional sports photographer who has covered the National Hockey League, the National Basketball Association, the National Football League, and Major League Baseball.
John Hammill is the regional publisher of OrilliaMatters, an exclusively online site that provides breaking news and vital local information to its readers. After joining forces with Village Media, which has perfected the online news model over the past 10 years, John and his team launched the site on January 8, 2018 – only six weeks after Postmedia shuttered the Orillia Packet and Times.