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LSSU's seventh president becomes just the third school administrator to be inducted into the new Hall of Fame. Full Article >>

Hockey Lakers hold their traditional Blue-White intra-squad game in the historic arena this Saturday, Jan. 31, at 4 p.m. The team and LSSU professor Heather Smith's marketing class are rolling all admission, 50-50 drawing, and chuck-a-puck proceeds into the Marcus Andary benefit to name Pullar's Section J in his honor. Andary was a Soo native and hockey player killed in 2011 while helping a stranded motorist. Full Article >>

Bill and Mary Lynn's $25,000 gift is towards the South Hall renovation project at LSSU. A seminar room in the recently renamed Considine Hall will bear the Lynn’s names in recognition of the contribution. Full Article >>

The public is welcome at a reading and reception with Jeanine Cummins at 7 p.m. on Feb. 2, as well as a master class at 2 p.m. on the same day. Full Article >>

A record number of 54 graduating high school seniors registered to compete for three full tuition scholarships during the fifth annual Laker Gold Scholarship Competition. Full Article >>

Lake Superior State University students have received cash grants to support research projects that will look into piping plovers, the scientific assessment of young dancers, a potential way to detect codeine at crime scenes, and the biomass around what could become a restored section of rapids on the St. Mary's river. NOW WITH VIDEO! Full Article >>

High school students from throughout the Midwest are invited to compete for $500 or a $1,000 scholarship by writing and submitting their best post-apocalyptic short stories. Full Article >>

With the help of LSSU's athletic training department, the Eastern Upper Peninsula ISD isis implementing the use of computer-based concussion baseline and post-injury assessment throughout schools in the district. Full Article >>

This past fall’s Lake Superior State University teacher interns wrapped up student teaching in Michigan and Ontario public, charter, and parochial school classrooms. Two of them started careers last week. Full Article >>

Offers up his first impressions of Lake State, with an assessment that the best is yet to come. Full Article >>

Prof. Dennis Merkel introduced his forestry class to a variety of trees on Jan. 12. Several dozen species – some rare to the region – are found throughout LSSU’s Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., campus, introduced over the university’s 69-year history and its 50-plus years prior to that as an Army fort. Full Article >>

This month's theme is "Audience Pick em' Night," where the crowd decides who's on teams and chooses the games. That's right! The audience gets to call all the shots for the entire 90-minute show. Full Article >>

Students in Lake Superior State University's communication in leadership class are offering free memory screenings on Jan 16 as part of an annual initiative of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Full Article >>

Study at Downton Abbey? Not quite, but LSSU students may now live and study in a castle similar to the one in the popular BBC television show through a new study abroad program offered in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Full Article >>

LSSU's simulation center and wireless mannequins are featured on Laerdal Medical's website, Full Article >>

The Lukenda School of Business at Lake Superior State University has been granted initial accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs , a leading accreditation association in business education. Full Article >>

Financial Aid Workshops, FAFSA Fridays, College Goal Sunday are all great resources for students who are seeking financial aid for their college studies. Full Article >>

Teams from all over Michigan converged at LSSU on Jan 3 to receive component kits from which they will assemble robots for the annual FIRST Robotics competition, which is well into its third decade and includes more than 3,000 teams from all over the world. Full Article >>

Mercury contamination is still relatively low - but trending upwards - in Lake Superior whitefish, and beer is not so friendly on bacteria that cause tooth decay. These are among the findings biology students shared during a recent senior thesis research symposium held at Lake Superior State University. Full Article >>

What started out as a conversation at a New Year's Eve party in 1975 has turned into a tradition that word-watchers look for every year. Full Article >>

In establishing the North American tuition initiative, the Lake Superior State University Board of Trustees answers calls from Michigan business and government leaders to help rebuild the state's economy. Full Article >>

Grants and contracts for LSSU help support student and faculty research and have a great impact on the campus and community. Full Article >>

Ontario Hall and other Row houses catch a winter sun's rays at around local noon on Dec. 18, just three days before winter solstice. Full Article >>

Competition rounds out every fall semester with autonomous robots that perform tasks on an obstacle course. Successful machines migrate a maze by laser and sonar to drop balls into a target pocket. This year’s event fielded 12 teams comprised of 60 first-year engineering students. Full Article >>

An article prepared by Paul Sabourin of the Chippewa County Historical Society and published in the Soo Evening News traces LSSU's journey from US Army Fort Brady to world-class university. Full Article >>

Deadline is Jan. 16, 2015 for electronically submitted, 500-word proposals for TEDxLSSU, to be held March 11 in the LSSU Arts Center. This year's theme is Bridges. Full Article >>

The polls are open until Dec. 31 to vote for the next U.P. Poet Laureate -- a two-year honorary position for which two LSSU English professors have been nominated. Full Article >>

Fine arts student Dena Bliss's senior thesis, "The Making of a Smith," is in the Shouldice Library Art Gallery through Dec. 12. The exhibit includes an oversized bellows and blacksmith’s work space, as well as tools created from scratch that were required to forge her final art pieces. Full Article >>

For every New Year’s Eve since 1976, the University has issued an annual “List of Words Banished from the Queen’s English for Mis-Use, Over-Use or General Uselessness.” Between now and December 22, LSSU will accept nominations sent from all over the world, covering all manner of word or phraseology which some consider to be worthy of exile. Full Article >>

Two LSSU alumni, both of whom are police officers and one who is an associate professor in the LSSU's School of Criminal Justice and Fire Science, were recently recognized for their handling of a dangerous situation in Sault Ste. Marie. At the same meeting, three other LSSU alumni-turned-police officers received commendations, also. Full Article >>

Among other things, the Chippewa County Economic Development Corp.-commissioned study looked at demand for additional flights and identified the demographics of patrons, a significant number of which cross the border from Canada. Full Article >>

Lake State is one of only six sites in Michigan offering accredited academy training for correction officer hopefuls, who must complete six of an eight-week session before formally being hired. Full Article >>

This month, it's the hometown heroes going up against their rivals the mischief-makers. Who will win the ultimate battle between good and evil? Let the audience decide! TONIGHT! Full Article >>

Mrs. Loretta VerHaagh's fifth grade class from Washington Elementary was hosted by Prof. Sally Childs' parks and recreation students. Kids rotated between stations that explored navigation the old-fashioned way, such as orienteering with a compass. Full Article >>

Lake Superior State University’s Dance Company will get the community into the holiday spirit with its fourth annual Festival of Trees, which is set for 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5, in the LSSU Arts Center. The evening’s events include musical selections by LSSU music students at 7 p.m. and dance performances by students at 7:30 p.m. A silent auction of holiday trees and decorations will continue and refreshments will be offered throughout the evening. TONIGHT! Full Article >>

In bringing more courses to "non-traditional" students in the Eastern U.P., the university seeks to build upon what it has been offering for at its Escanaba and Petoskey regional centers for many years. Full Article >>

Free workshop on Dec. 3 can increase your chances to receive small business grants offered to start-ups. Full Article >>

Third-year psychology student Cassidee Retzloff works at LSSU's learning center as a mentor for first-year psych students and tutors dozens of students a week across several disciplines. A citation from the Michigan Tutorial Association acknowledges her nomination as state tutor of the year. Full Article >>

Construction for the $13.5 million project, which will house the Lukenda School of Business and provide state of the art facilities for all students on campus, will begin in the spring. Full Article >>

Rachel Rowswell and Susan Kirkman bettered teams from a half-dozen other Michigan and Wisconsin universities during a regional American Marketing Association marketing competition held at Ferris State in Big Rapids, Mich. Full Article >>

For the fourth year, members of the LSSU Ducks Unlimited student chapter helped the Department of Natural Resources clean up a portion of the Lake Superior State Forest near campus. Full Article >>

Lake Superior State University’s Rho Chi Omega presented a ceremonial check for $2,275 to Girls On The Run, a national program that teaches young girls healthy living habits through exercise, eating well, and self-esteem. More than 30 active members, pledges, and alumni divvied up 24 hours of rowing to raise the money. Full Article >>

Elementary school students receive top honors during Lake Superior State University’s annual Superior Children’s Book Festival on Nov. 8. Full Article >>

Grand Marais author draws upon her small-town experiences as inspiration for her work. Watch for rescheduled date! Full Article >>

Students in Prof. Katey Price's communication in leadership class are offering free memory screenings as part of National Memory Screening Day. Watch for rescheduled date! Full Article >>

Squalls from Lake Superior deposited 18-plus inches of snow on the Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., campus Nov.13, some six weeks before winter's official arrival on Dec. 21. Full Article >>

A couple of fifth-grade students at LSSU-chartered Concord Academy-Petoskey helped LSSU prepare for its holiday programs, which are coming soon. The fourth annual Festival of Trees is set for Dec. 5 in the Arts Center and A Laker Christmas will hit the Arts Center stage on Dec. 6. Full Article >>

Since 1969, Prof. Madan Saluja has touched thousands of Lake State students who have gone into countless careers in business, economics, law, and politics. One of them is returning his mentor’s favor by jump-starting a dormant professional business organization - Lambda Sigma Beta. Full Article >>

TONIGHT! Lake State’s venerable ComedySportz College Team slips back onto the LSSU Arts Center main stage Friday, Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 for all at the door. ComedySportz is improvisational comedy played like a sport, where the audience decides who wins. Full Article >>

The two EUP LSSU students presented their initial findings at the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters last spring. The Michigan Sociological Association deemed their work as the best in the state this fall. Full Article >>

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