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Canada and Ontario invest in post-secondary infrastructure at Lakehead University

$9.5-million investment will create jobs, expand research and foster innovation 

November 10, 2016 – Thunder Bay, Ontario – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

The Government of Canada values the role of post-secondary institutions as they...

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Lakehead University Research Ranked Number One in Canada, again

Two assessments of Canada’s universities have, once again, placed Lakehead University atop several research categories.

For the second year in a row, Re$earch Infosource has ranked Lakehead University number one in Canada in its category of undergraduate research universities.

“At...

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County of Simcoe and Lakehead University celebrate 10 years with $1M gift

On behalf of the County of Simcoe Warden Gerry Marshall presented a $1 million cheque to Lakehead University this morning during a special celebration event at the 500 University Avenue campus in Orillia.  This brings the total amount of contributions to Lakehead by the County of Simcoe to...

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Roy Coran Memorial Scholarship

Lakehead University’s Music Department is pleased to announce a new scholarship. The “Roy Coran Memorial Scholarship” was established through funds accrued from three Roy Coran Big Band Concert events held at the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium from 2013 to 2015.

A local musical legend,...

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Lakehead announces William G. Tamblyn Legacy Society at Art Gallery opening


September 1, 2016 – Orillia, ON

Today, Lakehead University announced the new William G. Tamblyn Legacy Society and opened a new art gallery space at its University Avenue campus.

Community leaders and friends of the University gathered to learn about the new initiative and...

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Lakehead University welcomed its largest group of international students

August 31, 2016 – Thunder Bay, ON

Lakehead University welcomed a record number of international students at this year’s orientation.

Around 400 students from 44 countries participated in the International Orientation at the Hangar on Wednesday, Aug. 31.

“Orientation is an...

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Ontario Supporting Indigenous Students at Lakehead University


Ontario is helping advance post-secondary education for Indigenous peoples in the Northwest by investing in the planning of a new Indigenous centre at Lakehead University.

With an investment of $1 million through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC), Lakehead...

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Lakehead signs Agreement with Mexican National Council of Science and Technology


CONACyT Director Dr. Enrique Cabrero Mendoza, left, and Lakehead University President & Vice-Chancellor Dr. Brian Stevenson sign the agreement in Ottawa on June 28, 2016.

June 30, 2016 – Thunder Bay, ON 

As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique...

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Lakehead Faculty awarded $1.4 million in new Research Grants

Fourteen Lakehead University researchers and three graduate students are receiving new Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) grants and scholarships worth more than $1.4 million.

Lakehead secured NSERC funding for research in Chemistry, Engineering, Math, Computer...

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Scotiabank makes generous gift to the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law

On behalf of the Alumni Association of Lakehead University, our sincere thanks for Scotiabank's continued support of the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law.  Your generosity is greatly appreciated!

 


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