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Laurentian's Alphonse-Raymond Building will feature food services area that can accommodate more than 100 students. It is seen here in an architectural rendering.
Laurentian aims to complete campus modernization in 2016By December 2016 Laurentian University expects to complete an ambitious campus modernization project that will change the way students and faculty interact with each other and the spaces around them.Timmins-based Cy Rheault Construction won the contract for the project's $34-million construction phase.The contractor has carried out work at Laurentian in the past; it contributed to the first phase of the School of Architecture and did renovations to the Single Student Residence in 2014.Brad Park...

Sudbury

Mining executive, engineer to receive honorary doctorates
A mining company’s chief executive and the first woman to graduate from Laurentian University’s engineering program will be among the recipients to receive honorary doctorates from the Sudbury school next week.Mark Cutifani, CEO of Anglo American, will be recognized for being a “champion for wo...
Sudbury was a mineral training ground for NASA astronauts
Laughter erupts from Ruth Debicki of the Ontario Geological Survey (OGS) when asked if her brush with space exploration royalty in the early 1970s stands out as a career highlight.“We do lots of interesting stuff and we meet lots of interesting people,” replied Debicki, the OGS’s land use policy ...
Feds, province invest $1.9 million in Northern export program
The federal and provincial governments are collectively investing $1.9 million into a program that boosts exports from Northern Ontario.On May 25, FedNor Minister Navdeep Bains travelled to B&D Manufacturing in Lively (outside Sudbury) to announce the federal and provincial governments would ea...
Laurentian’s research and innovation VP seeking partnerships with industry, gov't
Craig Fowler sees the Sudbury community as an ecosystem, one in which Laurentian University can flourish symbiotically with industry and government.“Communities are really ecosystems and the ultimate goal of an ecosystem is productivity and sustainability,” said Fowler. “Universities as the kno...


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