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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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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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