Nipissing in the News Roundup (May 25 to June 7, 2024)

Whether it’s providing expert commentary, leading groundbreaking research, or making a difference in the community, our students, faculty, staff and alumni are making headlines.

Check out the top headlines from May 25 to June 7, 2024:

New partnership looks to “elevate North Bay as a premier study destination" | My North Bay Now
(May 27)
Nipissing University and BorderPass have partnered to provide international students with a reliable resource for affordable, transparent, and realistic guidance on immigration matters, safeguarding them against unfair fees and false promises.

Northern Ont. politicians facing harassment speak out | CTV News
(May 27)
Political Science professor, David Tabachnick, weighs in on rise in politician harassment.

Community Builders Awards: This year’s Arts award winner is a champion for creativity and inclusivity | North Bay News
(May 27)
Nipissing alumni Jaymie Lathem wins Community Builders Award for Arts.

Susan Hay on 35 years at Global TV sharing good news stories | The Star
(May 29)
Honorary doctorate recipient, Dr. Susan Hay praised for her contributions to her audiences.

Arctic Tourism Destinations: From Wilderness to Disneyland | High North News
(May 31)
Dr. Patrick Maher of Nipissing University weighs in on how the ‘Disneyfication’ of the Arctic is causing harm to local communities.

Almaguin student awarded scholarship from Kimberly-Clark | Almaguin News
(May 31)
New student receives local award of 2024 Bright Futures Scholarship.

Community Builders Awards: This year’s Hall of Fame award winner has spent decades helping to improve North Bay | North Bay News
(May 31)
Nipissing University Chancellor Paul Cook receives recognition for his leadership in the community, demonstrating honesty, integrity and the ability to create positive change.

BACK ROADS BILL: Mystery of the pictographs | North Bay News
(June 1)
Dr. Jonathan Pitt offers his expertise surrounding the details of pictograms and their spatial connections. 

Display of Northern Ontario lithographs at North Bay Museum | Northern News
(June 2)
Nipissing University is proud to house artist Frederick Hagan’s printing press and lithograph stones.

North Bay news: Student wins up to $70K for advocating for fellow Indigenous students | CTV News
(June 3)
Nipissing University-bound high school student goes above and beyond for her community and culture.

University of Ottawa set to honour Senators great Daniel Alfredsson and Dr. Ruth | SportsNet
(June 5)
Former Nipissing University President, Dr. Mike Gagne named as one of the 2024 recipients of honorary degrees from the University of Ottawa.

NU-led research project on rare dementias receives $746K grant | North Bay News
(June 5)
Faculty members Dr. Mary Pat Sullivan and Dr. Veronika Williams receive a major grant to launch a new project in their work through Canada’s Rare Dementia Support.

Muskoka artist sees ‘nature through rose-coloured glasses’ | Parry Sound North Star
(June 6)
Alumnus Joanne Collins’ artistry work, and journey are highlighted and praised.

Jody Wilson-Raybould among five to get honorary Nipissing degrees | North Bay News
(June 7)
Nipissing University announces the 2024 honorary degree recipients.