Exceptional Stories

City honours local arts & heritage talent

The achievements and contributions of local artists, cultural professionals, organizations and businesses were celebrated at the City of Thunder Bay’s annual Arts & Heritage Awards, presented by the Walleye, on Thursday evening at the Finnish Labour Temple.

This year’s nominees...

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Dr. Arthur Mauro eases financial burden for future law students


Dr. Arthur Mauro, former Lakehead University Chancellor and long-time supporter of Lakehead University, through The Mauro Family Foundation, will match all donations in support of scholarships, bursaries and awards made to the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law between November 1, 2015 and April...

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A Message from the Office of the President


As many of you may know, last Friday (January 22, 2016), the community of La Loche, Saskatchewan was the scene of a mass shooting.  

Over the weekend, I learned that one of the victims was Adam Wood, a graduate of our Outdoor Recreation, Parks & Tourism (ORPT) and Education...

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Lakehead University grads well represented at NOVA gala

The Alumni Association of Lakehead University (AALU) was proud to be a sponsor of the Northwestern Ontario Visionary Awards (NOVA), held January 23 at the Valhalla Inn. Thunder Bay’s finest were honoured at SHIFT Thunder Bay’s bi-annual event, which celebrates the achievements of the region’s...

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Watch our Report to the Community Video


November 24, 2015 – Thunder Bay, ON 

Lakehead University’s Report to the Community luncheon recognized the influential people and events from the last year and celebrated the University’s 50th anniversary.

People from Thunder Bay gathered at the Valhalla Inn on November 24 to...

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Lakehead’s Report to the Community celebrates important people, events

 

Lakehead University’s Report to the Community luncheon recognized the influential people and events from the last year and celebrated the University’s 50th anniversary.

People from across Simcoe County gathered at Hawk Ridge Golf and Country Club on November 12 to celebrate the...

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Thunder Bay Homecoming Photo Gallery


What an amazing first-ever Homecoming Weekend!   Lakehead alumni from far and wide travelled to Thunder Bay to relive 50 years of memories.  It provided guests with an opportunity to reconnect, make new friends and celebrate Lakehead's exceptional history.

We hope you enjoyed your...

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Lakehead names new Legacy Society in honour of William G. Tamblyn


Lakehead University is naming its new Legacy Society in honour of William G. Tamblyn, the University’s founding President and Vice-Chancellor.

The William G. Tamblyn Legacy Society allows Lakehead to recognize its donors and stewards, and recruit and sustain donor commitment.

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Update on Aboriginal Initiatives at Lakehead’s Faculty of Law


Our program at Lakehead University’s Bora Laskin Faculty of Law is unique in that we have three mandatory courses dealing with Aboriginal legal issues :  

1.  Aboriginal Perspectives

Aboriginal Perspectives is an experiential learning course. It is mandatory...

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