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Boosting Post-Secondary Research and Training in the North

 

Ontario is supporting a new facility at Lakehead University to boost research and innovation, increase lab space and create 67 new local jobs.

Minister of Northern Development and Mines Bill Mauro made the announcement this morning at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay. The...

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Lyn McLeod named Lakehead University’s Ninth Chancellor


Lyn McLeod has been named Lakehead University’s next Chancellor.

The announcement was made at a special event in Lakehead’s Senate Chambers by President & Vice-Chancellor Dr. Brian Stevenson, who also served as Chair of the University’s Chancellor Electoral Board.

McLeod...

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Chancellor Derek Burney honoured with portrait unveiling


A familiar face is now a permanent fixture of Lakehead University’s Senate Chambers.

Dr. Derek H. Burney, Lakehead’s eighth chancellor, proudly looks out from a portrait hanging next to the University’s seven previous chancellors. 

Since his appointment as Chancellor in...

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Thank-A-Thon 2017:  Showing Our Donors Some Love!

On February 14, we asked the student recipients of donor-funded awards to come to the Agora and show their love to our donors by writing thank you notes. Twenty eight students attended and wrote thank you cards while 18 submitted thank you messages via email.

Here are just some of the...

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Lakehead University announces the new Principal of the Orillia campus


Lakehead University has appointed Dr. Dean Jobin-Bevans as the new Principal of the Orillia campus.

During his 12 years as a faculty member at Lakehead University, Dr. Jobin-Bevans has taught as an Associate Professor in the Department of Music, and has occupied several...

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Lakehead University appoints new Dean of Faculty of Science & Environmental Studies

Following a comprehensive search, Lakehead University has announced the appointment of Dr. Todd Randall as the institution’s new Dean of the Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies. His five-year appointment begins on March 1, 2017.

Dr. Randall assumes the role having previously...

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Lakehead University one of Canada’s best kept secrets

The secret is out about Lakehead University! 

Lakehead was recently included among an exclusive group of Canadian universities on a Huffington Post list of under-the-radar institutions that are considered our country’s best kept secrets. 

“The Huffington Post article stated what...

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Federal Government announces new Canada Research Chair at Lakehead University


An assistant professor in Lakehead University’s Department of Health Sciences, Dr. Charles Levkoe, has been named the Tier II Canada Research Chair in Sustainable Food Systems.

The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, made the announcement today in Toronto.

Dr....

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Giving Tuesday an opportunity to support students

Lakehead University is participating in Giving Tuesday for the first time on Tuesday, November 29.

Giving Tuesday is a Canadian movement for giving.  Seen as the "opening day of the giving season," it is a day where charities, companies, and individuals join together to share their...

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Lakehead’s Report to the Community celebrates innovation and entrepreneurship

   

Lakehead University’s Report to the Community luncheon recognized the innovative people, programs and projects that are making a difference at the University and in its communities.

People from across Simcoe County gathered at Hawk Ridge Golf and Country Club on November 17 to...

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