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Lakehead University Announces Two Decanal Renewals

March 15, 2013
Lakehead University is pleased to announce the renewal of two of the University's deans: Faculty of Education's Dr. John O'Meara, and the Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies' Dr. Andrew Dean. >> more

Lakehead hosts Rapid Change and the Future of Canada’s North talks

March 14, 2013
Lakehead University's Centre for Northern Studies forum Rapid Change and the Future of Canada's North will feature four internationally renowned speakers on Friday, March 15 and Saturday, March 16. Biology Professor Dr. John Smol, of Queen's University, recently appeared on an episode of the CBC documentary series The Nature of Things. Other speakers include Juli Abouchar, a Partner in Willms and Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP; and Professor of Human Geography, Dr. Dieter Muller of Umea University in Sweden. >> more

High School Students from City and Region will Aim for the Podium in Lakehead’s Science Olympics

March 13, 2013
Lakehead University's upcoming Science Olympics Northwestern Ontario will be a great opportunity for curious high school students to learn through doing, with help from professors and university students running the exciting events. Local and regional students from grades 9 to 12 will work in groups to solve fun challenges that apply their knowledge of science and engineering in creative ways. "Science Olympics is an excellent way to engage students in science, engineering and math while introducing them to Lakehead University," said Dr. Andrew Dean, Dean of the Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies. >> more

Lakehead University’s Powwow Celebrates Aboriginal Culture

March 08, 2013
(Friday, March 8, 2013 – Thunder Bay, ON) The Lakehead University Native Student Association (LUNSA) is hosting its annual powwow at the C.J. Sanders Fieldhouse from Friday, March 15 to Sunday, March 17, 2013. This year's theme is Celebrating 25 Years of Powwow at Lakehead University. "The LUNSA association executive is commemorating 25 years by kicking off the powwow season with this celebration," said Sarah Nelson, LUNSA President. >> more

University's Board of Governors Approves Lakehead's Strategic Plan for 2013-2018

March 08, 2013
(March 8, 2013 – Thunder Bay, ON) After over two years of development, meetings and consultations with the University community and its various stakeholders, Lakehead's Board of Governors proudly approved the final draft of the University's Strategic Plan for 2013-2018. The Plan, entitled, Nurturing a Passion to Lead, embodies the bold, new vision that will oversee the collective vision of the University for the next five years: 'To provide a transformative university experience that is far from ordinary.' "Completing this Strategic Plan is a major milestone," said Board of Governors' Chair, Cameron Clark, "And we know that this is just the start. "Our Strategic Plan will serve as the framework to foster intellectual and human connections while giving students the tools to construct their own destiny," Clark added. >> more

Lakehead hosts March Break Open House for Prospective Students

March 06, 2013
(March 6, 2013 – Thunder Bay, ON) Prospective students, along with their friends and family, will explore life on campus and have the unique experience of being a student for a day from Monday, March 11 to Friday, March 15 during Lakehead University’s March Break Open House. "Students will tour the campus and residences, meet with faculty members in their programs of interest, and be a Lakehead student for a day by attending in-session classes," said Robert Perrier, Acting Director of Lakehead University's Admissions and Recruitment Department. >> more

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