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November 24th to December 4th

Inspiring the Next Generation of French Language Teachers

Many of us can think back to our school-age years and remember a moment when a teacher inspired us.

The science teacher who tapped into your curiosity about the universe. The business teacher who showed you how to be your own boss. The English teacher who introduced you to a joy for reading.

All of these moments were created by individuals who are passionate about teaching.

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Laurentian Graduates Turning Ideas into Innovation

For Global Entrepreneurship Week 2023, which fell from November 13th to 17th, The Foundry spotlighted one Laurentian University graduate entrepreneur each day of the week.

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Dr. Mark Kuhlberg Receives 2023 Weyerhaeuser Book Award

Congratulations to Dr. Mark Kuhlberg on receiving the 2023 Weyerhaeuser Book Award from the Forestry History Society for his book, Killing Bugs for Business and Beauty: Canada’s Aerial War Against Forest Pests.

The award recognizes superior scholarship in forest and conservation history and rewards authors who provide fresh insight into a topic through clear narrative analysis that is inventive and thought provoking.

Full professor and director of the MA History/histoire programs, Dr. Kuhlberg’s fields of expertise are Ontario’s forest history and the history of Canada’s woodlands.

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Iceland and Peru Trip Information Sessions

If Iceland (May 2, 2024) or Peru (May 1, 2025) are places you would like to visit, the final information session of the year on these trips will be held on December 8th, at 7 p.m., in the Ben Avery Building (Biomechanics Lab, B-264; opposite to the pool area).

All trips are experiential, educational and cultural in nature. Expect to see stunning fjords, breathtaking waterfalls and other amazing attractions. As well, there will be a $150 discount for each tour. Deadline to register for the Iceland trip is January 5, 2024.

If you have any questions or are unable to attend the information session, contact Roger Couture, PhD, at For more information, travellers can go to:

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Researcher Profile: Dr. Jacqueline Litzgus

Dr. Litzgus is a full professor in the School of Natural Sciences at Laurentian University. She is also the director of the Cooperative Freshwater Ecology Unit at the Vale Living With Lakes Centre.

Dr. Litzgus’ research focuses on population ecology and conservation biology of reptiles, and applies ecological data to empirical tests of recovery actions.

After eight years of studying in the United States, she joined Laurentian University in 2004. As a professor at Laurentian, she shares her passion for these animals and their conservation with students in the classroom and in the field.

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Researcher Profile: Dr. Luckny Zephyr

Dr. Zephyr is an associate professor in the School of Business Administration at Laurentian University. After studying in Haiti, Canada, and the United States, he joined Laurentian in 2018. In addition to his research, he cofounded Diagnostic & Development Group S.A., a successful consulting company.

Dr. Zephyr’s research focuses on developing numerical methods to solve complex decision-making problems.

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Laurentian’s Student Success Team Hosts the Long Night Against Procrastination

Find the support you need to get your work done, tonight, November 23rd, from 7 p.m. until midnight.

This event will take place in the Indigenous Sharing and Learning Centre, the Round Room and the Parker Building Atrium. Available supports include:

Peer Support
Writing Support
Tutoring Support
Time Management
Research and citation help
Study strategies
Accountability Circle
Study Snacks

For more information:

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RGADCPAH Video Conferences

The Research Group on the Assessment and Development of Competencies in the Fields of Physical Activity and Health (RGADCPAH) invites the scientific and professional communities to two virtual workshops which will take place on November 23rd and 30th, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (EST). The conference will be held in French.

There is no charge for this event, but you must confirm your participation by emailing

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The Salvation Army “Santa Shuffle” 2023

Santa Shuffle is a fundraising race that brings together thousands of passionate individuals dedicated to making a difference while having fun. It is a 5K race or 1K walk for all ages and skill levels.

This year, the Salvation Army's Sudbury Cedar Place has partnered with Laurentian University. The event will be held on the Laurentian Campus on December 2nd, 2023 at 10:00 am.

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16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

Saturday, November 25 - Sunday, December 10, 2023.

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Journée des sciences et savoirs (JSS)

This year, Acfas-Nouvel-Ontario will present its 31st Journée des sciences et savoirs (JSS31), a day dedicated to promoting research conducted in French. Students (college and university level), researchers and professors are invited to submit proposals to share their scientific research in French.

JSS31 will take place on Friday, March 22, 2024, in person (at Collège Boréal, Sudbury campus, at the “Au pied du Rocher” restaurant) as well as virtually (via Zoom).

Graduate students are also invited to participate in the “Ma thèse en 180 secondes (MT180)” competition.

For more details, please visit our website. Do not hesitate to contact us with any questions (

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Research Week: Save the Date

Laurentian will host Research Week from March 18th to the 22nd, 2024. The event will celebrate research, innovation and creativity.

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Women’s Basketball
Nov. 24th VS. Carleton at 6:00 p.m.
Nov. 25th VS. Ottawa at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 1st AT Nipissing at 6:00 p.m.
Dec. 2nd VS. Nipissing at 6:00 p.m.

Men’s Basketball
Nov. 24th VS. Carleton at 8:00 p.m.
Nov. 25th VS. Ottawa at 8:00 p.m.
Dec. 1st AT Nipissing at 8:00 p.m.
Dec. 2nd VS. Nipissing at 8:00 p.m.