News Archive 2006

December

Centre for Education and Research on Aging and Health, St. Joseph’s Care Group Formalize Collaboration
Lakehead University’s Centre for Education and Research on Aging and Health (CERAH) and St. Joseph’s Care Group (SJCG) have been working together on mutually beneficial research and educational initiatives for several years. This partnership is now a formal collaboration. Read more about Centre for Education and Research on Aging and Health, St. Joseph’s Care Group Formalize Collaboration December 18, 2006
 
Lakehead U Deploys Google Email for Education Campus-Wide
Read more about Lakehead U Deploys Google Email for Education Campus-Wide December 14, 2006
 
End of First Semester at Lakehead University – Orillia Campus Sparks Memories
Read more about End of First Semester at Lakehead University – Orillia Campus Sparks Memories December 07, 2006
 
Northwestern Ontario Research Capacity Continues to Grow
Read more about Northwestern Ontario Research Capacity Continues to Grow December 05, 2006
 
Lakehead U Geology Student Heading to Chile
Read more about Lakehead U Geology Student Heading to Chile December 04, 2006
 

November

Lakehead University Aims to Raise $6-Million for Student Scholarships
Read more about Lakehead University Aims to Raise $6-Million for Student Scholarships November 16, 2006
 
Lakehead U’s Shad Students Walk Away with Four Awards at National Ceremony
Read more about Lakehead U’s Shad Students Walk Away with Four Awards at National Ceremony November 06, 2006
 

October

Orillia Campus Welcomes Visitors to an Open House
Read more about Orillia Campus Welcomes Visitors to an Open House October 31, 2006
 
Social Entrepreneur Engaging the Public at Lakehead U
Read more about Social Entrepreneur Engaging the Public at Lakehead U October 26, 2006
 
Orillia Community Gets Chance to Dialogue with Professors at Lakehead U
Read more about Orillia Community Gets Chance to Dialogue with Professors at Lakehead U October 24, 2006
 
Lakehead U Named Research University of the Year - Undergraduate Category
Read more about Lakehead U Named Research University of the Year - Undergraduate Category October 24, 2006
 
Lakehead Professor Leading Team in Research of the Northern Social Economy
Read more about Lakehead Professor Leading Team in Research of the Northern Social Economy October 02, 2006
 

September

Lakehead Announces New Board Members
Read more about Lakehead Announces New Board Members September 29, 2006
 
Lakehead University: Unlike Any Other
Read more about Lakehead University: Unlike Any Other September 27, 2006
 
"Today's Family" to feature Lakehead University
">Read more about "Today's Family" to feature Lakehead University September 22, 2006
 
Meaning of ‘Home’ and Identity Explored in New Book by Lakehead Professor
Read more about Meaning of ‘Home’ and Identity Explored in New Book by Lakehead Professor September 19, 2006
 
Lakehead Professor Receives Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Forestry Profession
Read more about Lakehead Professor Receives Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Forestry Profession September 14, 2006
 
Lakehead Celebrates: Laughter, Music, and Good Times
Read more about Lakehead Celebrates: Laughter, Music, and Good Times September 12, 2006
 
Lakehead University, Orillia Campus Welcomes Charter Class
Read more about Lakehead University, Orillia Campus Welcomes Charter Class September 08, 2006
 

August

Orientation Session Gives Parents a chance to have Questions Answered
Read more about Orientation Session Gives Parents a chance to have Questions Answered August 29, 2006
 
Teachers Learn to be Culturally Responsive
Read more about Teachers Learn to be Culturally Responsive August 11, 2006
 

July

Lakehead U Announces Research Funding
Read more about Lakehead U Announces Research Funding July 05, 2006
 
Joint PhD in Educational Studies Third Annual Conference "Globalization, Equality, and Education"
">Read more about Joint PhD in Educational Studies Third Annual Conference "Globalization, Equality, and Education" July 04, 2006
 

June

Lakehead University Tuition Increase Below Government Cap
Read more about Lakehead University Tuition Increase Below Government Cap June 30, 2006
 
Over 50 of Canada’s Brightest High School Students at Lakehead U for Shad Valley 2006
Read more about Over 50 of Canada’s Brightest High School Students at Lakehead U for Shad Valley 2006 June 30, 2006
 
Traditional Welcome for Lakehead U’s Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Education and Chair of Aboriginal Education
Read more about Traditional Welcome for Lakehead U’s Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Education and Chair of Aboriginal Education June 30, 2006
 
Major Natural Science and Engineering Research Grant Announcement at Lakehead
Read more about Major Natural Science and Engineering Research Grant Announcement at Lakehead June 30, 2006
 
Research Seeks to Increase Public Involvement in Forestry Management Planning
Read more about Research Seeks to Increase Public Involvement in Forestry Management Planning June 22, 2006
 
Lakehead University Wins CIS Bid to Host 2009 & 2010 Hockey Championships
Read more about Lakehead University Wins CIS Bid to Host 2009 & 2010 Hockey Championships June 20, 2006
 
Lakehead University-Based Forestry Research Program Receives Over $2 Million in Funding
Read more about Lakehead University-Based Forestry Research Program Receives Over $2 Million in Funding June 15, 2006
 
Research Grants Awarded to 5 Lakehead U Faculty Members and 10 Students
Read more about Research Grants Awarded to 5 Lakehead U Faculty Members and 10 Students June 15, 2006
 
Lakehead U Researchers Explore Interaction of Recreation/Tourism with Commercial Forest Operations
Read more about Lakehead U Researchers Explore Interaction of Recreation/Tourism with Commercial Forest Operations June 01, 2006
 
Lakehead U Orillia Campus Speaks to Applicants at Preview Evening
Read more about Lakehead U Orillia Campus Speaks to Applicants at Preview Evening June 01, 2006
 

May

Lakehead U’s Civil Engineering Steel Bridge Takes New Approach at US National Competition
Read more about Lakehead U’s Civil Engineering Steel Bridge Takes New Approach at US National Competition May 31, 2006
 
Lakehead U’s 42nd Convocation Saturday, May 27
Read more about Lakehead U’s 42nd Convocation Saturday, May 27 May 25, 2006
 
Lakehead U Researchers Launch Community-Based Food Security Research and Service Exchange Network
Read more about Lakehead U Researchers Launch Community-Based Food Security Research and Service Exchange Network May 17, 2006
 
Lakehead U Wins Gold and Silver Awards from the Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education
Read more about Lakehead U Wins Gold and Silver Awards from the Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education May 10, 2006
 
New Zealand Expert Makes Presentation on Literacy Methods
Read more about New Zealand Expert Makes Presentation on Literacy Methods May 03, 2006
 
Dr. Serafina “Penny” Petrone Health Information Resource Centre Announced
Read more about Dr. Serafina “Penny” Petrone Health Information Resource Centre Announced May 02, 2006
 

April

Premier Visits Lakehead University's Northern Ontario School of Medicine — Announces Health Care Funding
The Ontario government is strengthening the health care and prosperity of northerners by investing in a new Cancer and Cardiac Research Centre in Thunder Bay, Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty announced at the Lakehead University campus of the Northern Ontario Medical School on April 26. Read more about Premier Visits Lakehead University's Northern Ontario School of Medicine — Announces Health Care Funding April 27, 2006
 
Lakehead University hosts Eggsplosive Egg-Drop Competition as Part of Youth Week
Read more about Lakehead University hosts Eggsplosive Egg-Drop Competition as Part of Youth Week April 25, 2006
 
Bright Young Mathematicians Invited to Lakehead U
Lakehead University’s Department of Mathematical Sciences is inviting students from across Northwestern Ontario to take part in the 2006 TD Canada Trust High School Mathematics Competition on May 10. Read more about Bright Young Mathematicians Invited to Lakehead U April 11, 2006
 
NOSM Bursary Fund Hits $12.9 million
Read more about NOSM Bursary Fund Hits $12.9 million April 07, 2006
 
Lakehead U Engineering Student Wins First Place at National Competition
Read more about Lakehead U Engineering Student Wins First Place at National Competition April 05, 2006
 

March

Lakehead U Honours 40 Research Stars During Research and Innovation Week
Read more about Lakehead U Honours 40 Research Stars During Research and Innovation Week March 31, 2006
 
Lakehead U Fourth Annual Nursing Forum Marks Special Milestones
Read more about Lakehead U Fourth Annual Nursing Forum Marks Special Milestones March 31, 2006
 
Research and Innovation Week at Lakehead U
Read more about Research and Innovation Week at Lakehead U March 22, 2006
 
Lakehead U DNA Expert Assists in International Bestseller
Read more about Lakehead U DNA Expert Assists in International Bestseller March 21, 2006
 
International Speakers Gather to Discuss How the World is Being Reshaped
Read more about International Speakers Gather to Discuss How the World is Being Reshaped March 17, 2006
 
Lakehead U Instructor Brings Classroom Alive
Read more about Lakehead U Instructor Brings Classroom Alive March 16, 2006
 
International Days at Lakehead University Brings the World to Thunder Bay
Read more about International Days at Lakehead University Brings the World to Thunder Bay March 13, 2006
 
Lakehead U is 2006 Queen's Cup Champion
Read more about Lakehead U is 2006 Queen's Cup Champion March 12, 2006
 
Lakehead Nordic Skiing National Champions
Read more about Lakehead Nordic Skiing National Champions March 11, 2006
 
Seventeenth Annual Graduate Student Conference
Read more about Seventeenth Annual Graduate Student Conference March 10, 2006
 
Lakehead U’s Civil Engineering Team Places Second at Steel Bridge Competition
A team of Lakehead University Civil Engineering students traveled to the University of Wisconsin – Platteville, to take second place in the American Institute of Steel Construction/American Society for Civil Engineering Mid-West Regional Student Steel Bridge Competition this past weekend. Read more about Lakehead U’s Civil Engineering Team Places Second at Steel Bridge Competition March 09, 2006
 
Women’s Studies Students Raise Awareness and Funds for Haven House
On Friday, March 10, a group of Lakehead University Women’s Studies students will be selling hamburgers and generating awareness about Haven House, a youth service in Thunder Bay, which is scheduled to close its doors March 31. Read more about Women’s Studies Students Raise Awareness and Funds for Haven House March 08, 2006
 
Student Production of The Vagina Monologues
Lakehead University student production of The Vagina Monologues will run from March 10 to 12 at 7 p.m. in the Outpost. The performances benefit local women’s organizations working to end violence against women. Tickets are $10 for March 10 and 11, and $20 for the Gala performance on March 12. For more information on V-Day, visit http://www.vday.org Read more about Student Production of The Vagina Monologues March 08, 2006
 

February

Lakehead U Engineering Students Win Three Awards at Provincial Competition
Read more about Lakehead U Engineering Students Win Three Awards at Provincial Competition February 28, 2006
 
Transferring is Easier Than You Think
Read more about Transferring is Easier Than You Think February 27, 2006
 
Meeting the Needs of Children and Adolescents with Special Needs in the North a Unique Challenge
Read more about Meeting the Needs of Children and Adolescents with Special Needs in the North a Unique Challenge February 21, 2006
 
Lakehead U Vice-President (Research) Elected Vice-President of the Canadian Physiology Society
Lakehead University’s Vice-President (Research), Dr. Rui Wang, has been elected Vice-President of the Canadian Physiology Society. The Canadian Physiological Society (CPS) is a non-profit society that serves as a forum for the dissemination and discussion of scientific information of interest to researchers in Physiology and related Biological Sciences in Canada. The major aims of the Society are to encourage research in the Physiological Sciences and to foster communication between members of the Canadian scientific community. Read more about Lakehead U Vice-President (Research) Elected Vice-President of the Canadian Physiology Society February 06, 2006
 
Director of Operations for the Lakehead University Orillia Campus Hired
Read more about Director of Operations for the Lakehead University Orillia Campus Hired February 02, 2006
 

January

Lakehead U Expert on Gerontology and Palliative Care Named Director of CERAH
Read more about Lakehead U Expert on Gerontology and Palliative Care Named Director of CERAH January 30, 2006
 
Lakehead U Lecturer Co-Author of Textbook on Outdoor Leadership
Read more about Lakehead U Lecturer Co-Author of Textbook on Outdoor Leadership January 30, 2006
 
Lakehead U History Professor Goes to Korea on Fellowship
Read more about Lakehead U History Professor Goes to Korea on Fellowship January 27, 2006
 
38th Annual Forestry Symposium Looks at Forestry's Role within the Kyoto Accord
The 38th Annual Forestry Symposium, “The Kyoto Accord: Where Does Forestry Fit?,” takes place on Saturday, January 28, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in ATAC, Room 1003. Read more about 38th Annual Forestry Symposium Looks at Forestry's Role within the Kyoto Accord January 26, 2006
 
Lakehead U Students Excel at National Business Competition
Four students from Lakehead University’s Faculty of Business Administration brought home two top awards in a national business competition this January. Two Lakehead U Business teams of senior undergraduate students went on to the finals in the Inter-Collegiate Business Competition (ICBC). Eric Shanks and Mike Bone tied for first place in the Ethics category, while Mark Anttila and Chad Gemmel took home second in the Finance division. Lakehead U placed third overall out of 28 universities, including many of the biggest and finest in Canada Read more about Lakehead U Students Excel at National Business Competition January 26, 2006
 
Three Lakehead U Engineering Students Win Second National Award
Three Lakehead University Electrical Engineering undergraduate students have once again been honoured by a national Engineering institution. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has awarded Andrew Roberts, Alex Nequest, and Marc Kennedy the 2005 IEEE Life Member Award for the best student paper in Western Canada. Their paper is entitled “Stabilization of an Inverted Pendulum on a Mobile Robot,” and was written under the supervision of Lakehead University’s Dr. Abdelhamid Tayebi. Read more about Three Lakehead U Engineering Students Win Second National Award January 18, 2006
 
Lakehead U Speaker Series Presents Steve Paikin
"Profiles in Leadership – A Challenge to Canadians" Read more about Lakehead U Speaker Series Presents Steve Paikin January 17, 2006
 
Lakehead University Education Fair
The Lakehead University Education Fair 2006 will be held on Friday, January 13 in the Agora. There will be over 35 school boards in attendance. Some will be conducting presentations and job interviews while on campus Read more about Lakehead University Education Fair January 11, 2006
 
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