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November 08, 2019
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Smudging Advisory - Nov. 12 to 15

Please be advised that during the Bi-Giwen: Coming Home. Truth Telling from the Sixties Scoop Exhibit there may be periodic smudging on campus using traditional medicines (sage, cedar, and sweet grass) in the Agora from Tuesday, Nov. 12 to Friday, Nov. 15 between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm.

For more information or any concerns, please contact Caitlin Reeves, Conference Services Coordinator, at 807-343-8398 or

Lab Software Requests

The Technology Services Centre (TSC) routinely refreshes the computer software installations in Computer Labs and Classrooms in preparation for the Winter term. This provides an opportunity for academic staff to review their requirements.

In order for TSC to meet an end of December deadline for completion of the software refresh, ALL requests must be submitted by the end of the day on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019.

Anyone making a request is reminded that they should NOT assume that any software will be left on the computers, beyond TSC’s standard deployment (Microsoft Office, Adobe reader, Anti-Virus, etc.).

Requests should be made through the online form which will automatically create a ticket in the Desktop queue with all relevant information found in the form. Please insure you provide the following information when filling out the online form:

  • Lab Room Number
  • Application Requested (include the application version)
  • Term(s) software is needed for
  • Where the application can be found / sourced
  • Copy of the applicable license or “right to use” document from the vendor
  • Support information (Requestor’s responsibility)

Please note, support is the sole responsibility of the requestor. If adequate support is not provided, TSC may not be able to install software until issues are resolved.

For  additional information, please contact Mason Holroyd, Manager Server, Desktop & Client Services at 807-343-8102 or

2020 Teaching Innovation Award – Nomination deadline Friday, Nov. 15

Nominations are now open for Lakehead University's new Teaching Innovation Award, which recognizes the development and/or implementation of innovative pedagogical practices and technologies.

The award is given for the development and/or implementation of a specific pedagogical innovation, and may be awarded to an individual or a team. Instructors, librarians, and staff engaged in the delivery and support of teaching at Lakehead are eligible to be nominated for innovations developed and/or implemented at Lakehead University.

For more information about this award and the nomination process, visit this page.

Men's Shower and Sauna Area Re-Opened

Maintenance has been completed on the men's change room sauna and showers in the CJ Sanders Fieldhouse. The sauna and showers re-opened today at noon. 

We thank you for your patience during this work.

Thunderwolves Management


Do you know someone who is a forward thinker, energetic and passionate about Lakehead University?

Lakehead University continues to seek interested and qualified persons from Northwestern Ontario, Simcoe County and the GTA to serve on its Board of Governors as external voting members.

The Board Governance and Nominating Committee welcomes members of the University Community to share the link below with desirable candidates, who if given the opportunity, would enhance the workings of the Board.

Serving on the Board of Governors is an opportunity to gain leadership experience, make an impact using any special skills you may have, and meet new people.

The Board of Governors exercises its governance, oversight, and public accountability duties through leadership and delegation in strategic planning, financial stewardship, ethical integrity and risk management regarding the University's objects and purposes, assets, and affairs.

Learn more about the Board of Governors and the nomination process by visiting, or, request information by emailing the University Secretariat at

Nominations for consideration are accepted throughout the year and are reviewed annually by the Board Governance and Nominating Committee.

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

Take the Next Step in Your Education – Apply for the Consecutive Bachelor of Education Program

Are you in your final year of studies? What do your plans look like for next year?

Applications are now open for the Consecutive Bachelor of Education program at both Lakehead Thunder Bay and Lakehead Orillia! Spend the next two years immersed in the field of education qualifying you to become a certified teacher.

Take the next step in your education and advance your career with a Teacher Education degree. An education degree is your passport to the world with teaching opportunities spread across the globe. For more information about the program and admission requirements, visit us here.

The deadline to apply is December 1. Start your application today! Visit

Call for Nominations: Community-Engaged Research Award

Through this prestigious award, Lakehead University aims to recognize community-engaged research projects, along with the researchers, students and community partners who have made those projects possible.

The Community-Engaged Research Award will be given annually to individuals/teams of Lakehead University faculty members, students and community organizations in recognition of a community-engaged research project they have conducted that has had a positive and/or transformative impact.
Applications for this award should be submitted by December 15, 2019 by 11:59 pm through the ROMEO research portal.

For the full guidelines, including how to apply, please visit this page.