Stories about Nurturing Scholarship

Teaching, research, and service form the three pillars upon which universities achieve their twin objectives of expanding and communicating knowledge. The term scholarship was chosen for this direction because it accurately reflects the Board’s belief that teaching and research, although they may be seen as separate activities, are inextricably linked and driven by a common focus on learning.

Stories about Nurturing Scholarship

International Success for Lakehead Research Team

Lakehead students Brooke Marion (left) and Kayla Snyder spent the summer working with Lakehead’s Dr. Chris Murray on a research project to develop a new environmentally friendly permeable pavement. The students’ work was recently accepted for... read more about International Success for Lakehead Research Team

 

Nurturing Undergraduate Scholarship through Collaborative Community Engagement

Lakehead University measures success according to its new Strategic Plan and that Plan's five pillars – one of which includes Nurturing Scholarship and Community Engagement. This story is an excellent example of the positive achievements that can be... read more about Nurturing Undergraduate Scholarship through Collaborative Community Engagement

 

Student project connects historical research to real-life experience

March 3, 2014 – Orillia, ON Holly Wiggins’ great-grandfather, a butcher from a small town in England, joined the armed forces during the Second World War, leaving behind his young wife and two children under the age of five. His family would not... read more about Student project connects historical research to real-life experience

 

Campus tour guides help new students find the right fit

February 11, 2013 - Orillia, ON “Searching for the university that’s perfect for you?...” You may have heard this intro to Lakehead’s radio ad recently – the voice you hear belongs to Liz Breton, a Lakehead Orillia student who is inviting listeners... read more about Campus tour guides help new students find the right fit

 

Grant will improve the quality of life in home health care

Thunder Bay Community Foundation Past President Shannon Gothard Ramirez, left, presented Kristen Jones-Bonofiglio with a grant for $5,000.   In December 2013, Lakehead University’s Kristen Jones-Bonofiglio was proud to accept the Dr. R.K. Dewar... read more about Grant will improve the quality of life in home health care

 

Biotechnology student’s hard work turns to sweet success

Ashley Untereiner, left, has had great success working with her PhD supervisor Dr. Lily Wu. A Biotechnology student credits her recent success to perseverance and the nurturing support given by her Lakehead PhD supervisors.  Ashley Untereiner... read more about Biotechnology student’s hard work turns to sweet success

 

Improving Quality of Life for People Dying in Long-Term Care Homes

Access to quality care for people who are dying in long term care homes is growing in importance both for aging individuals and their families and the Canadian health care system. Despite this new reality, research to support long term care homes to... read more about Improving Quality of Life for People Dying in Long-Term Care Homes

 

Accounting Students Selected as Finalists at Queen’s Inter-Collegiate Business Competition

Students from Lakehead University's Faculty of Business Administration ranked among the top in Canada at this year's final round of the Inter-Collegiate Business Competition (ICBC), held at Queen’s University, January 3 - 5, 2013. The accounting... read more about Accounting Students Selected as Finalists at Queen’s Inter-Collegiate Business Competition

 

Improving End-of-Life Care in First Nations Communities

This is all about the project entitled, Improving End-of-Life Care in First Nations Communities: Generating a Theory of Change to Guide Program and Policy Development. Through this research, First Nations health care providers will be empowered and... read more about Improving End-of-Life Care in First Nations Communities

 

Fitness That Fits

Lakehead University’s Centre for Education and Research in Aging & Health (CERAH), in collaboration with the School of Kinesiology, is piloting a research project aimed toward exercise promotion for older adults. The project, “Fitness that Fits... read more about Fitness That Fits

 

Lakehead Accounting Students Place 2nd at 2013 GAAPS Competition

Lakehead Accounting students Taylor Hosanna, Nick Dzikowski, Ben Anderson and Lucas Bauer, placed second in the 2013 Gathering of Accounting Academics, Practitioners, and Students (GAAPS) hosted by the University of Manitoba in conjunction with the... read more about Lakehead Accounting Students Place 2nd at 2013 GAAPS Competition

 

Lakehead Steel Bridge Team Places First in Regional Competition

Lakehead University’s Steel Bridge Team placed first overall against eight other teams in the annual regional competition held Saturday, March 16 at Iowa State University. With the victory, the Lakehead team of Civil Engineering students advances to... read more about Lakehead Steel Bridge Team Places First in Regional Competition