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Moira McPherson appointed Lakehead University’s seventh President

September 5, 2018 – Thunder Bay, ON 

Lakehead University Board of Governors Chair David Tamblyn was pleased to announce that following a 15-month search and consultation process, its Presidential Search Committee unanimously recommended that current Interim President & Vice-Chancellor...

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Students thank participants at the Bill Keeler Memorial Golf Classic


August 15, 2018 – Thunder Bay, ON

Several Lakehead University students were at Whitewater Golf Club on Tuesday to greet participants of the Bill Keeler Memorial Golf Classic.

Gillian Hansen plays on the Lakehead varsity women’s volleyball team. She thanked many of the 148...

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Lakehead University Engineering team earns first place in national competition

 

A team of Engineering students from Lakehead University placed first in the Senior Design Category at the Canadian Engineering Competition held recently in Toronto.

The team, which competed against seven other schools, was comprised of third-year Lakehead students Graham...

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Institute of Italian Studies Establishes a New Award for Lakehead University.


The Institute of Italian Studies has graciously donated $15,000 to Lakehead University to establish the Institute of Italian Studies Graduate Award.

This award will support a Masters or PhD student who is conducting research aligned with the mandate of the Institute in the “...

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Lakehead University’s Report to the Community celebrates important people, achievements


November 7, 2017 – Thunder Bay, ON 

The theme of Lakehead University’s 2016/2017 Report to the Community was Partnerships and Pathways.

The CBC’s Lisa Laco hosted the annual luncheon at the Italian Cultural Centre on November 7, which featured interviews with some of the...

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Lakehead named Research University of the Year for third consecutive year


For the third consecutive year, Research Infosource has named Lakehead Canada’s Research University of the Year in the undergraduate university category.

Lakehead’s placement at the top of the country’s undergraduate universities category is based on the university standing out on a...

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Lakehead University impacts Ontario’s GDP by more than $1.4 billion per year


A new report reveals that Lakehead University has an economic impact of more than $1.4 billion per year on Ontario’s gross domestic product (GDP). 

Dr. Brian Stevenson, Lakehead’s President & Vice-Chancellor, said the report confirmed his belief that the University’s impact was...

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Alumni Association provides support for Food Security on campus

The Alumni Association of Lakehead University recently provided a donation of $2,500 to support the LUSU Food Bank and Food Security programs at the Thunder Bay and Orillia Campuses.  “There is, unfortunately, an ever present need for these services on our campuses,” says Alumni Association...

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Thunder Bay Muslim Association creates bursary for young Indigenous mothers at Lakehead University


The Thunder Bay Muslim Association is hoping to lend a helping hand to young Indigenous mothers who are attending school and trying to make a difference. 

Recently, the association in the northwestern Ontario city raised $12,000 for a bursary to support young Indigenous mothers who...

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Lakehead invites alumni to “come home” for Homecoming Weekend


Lakehead University will welcome alumni and friends back to campus during our annual Homecoming Weekend, taking place from September 28-30, 2017. 

Returning alumni will enjoy events that bring together lifelong friends, celebrate alumni excellence, and provide a nostalgic return to...

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