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LU Associate VP of student affairs elected president of national board

Denis Mayer, associate vice-president of student affairs at Laurentian was elected president of the Canadian Association for Distance Education?s (CADE) board of directors for the year 2002-03 during its annual conference.

LU to offer radiation therapy degree

Laurentian University and the Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences have signed final approval for a joint program in radiation therapy. Dr.

Local agencies sign domestic violence agreement

BY RICK PUSIAK Many moviegoers are getting a riveting education these days about the physical and mental brutality of domestic violence. The Jennifer Lopez film Enough is a powerful depiction of the pain, anguish and isolation of an abused spouse.

Faculty of professional schools has new dean

During its last meeting, Laurentian University?s board of governors approved the appointment of Anne-Marie Mawhiney as dean of the faculty of professional schools. The appointment is for a five-year period starting July 1.

Maclean's editor to speak at LEAF breakfast

Ann Dowsett Johnston, editor at large for Maclean?s and editor of the Maclean?s Guide to Canadian Universities?the one that always rates Laurentian University near the bottom?will be the guest speaker at this year?s LEAF breakfast set for Friday, Oct

AUUC to hold annual meeting

The Association of United Ukrainian Canadians (AUUC), Branch 40 Sudbury, will hold its annual meeting Tuesday, Sept. 10 at the Jubilee Centre. The AUUC is a national organization with headquarters in Edmonton.

New heart equipment for Sudbury Regional Hospital

By James Hopkin Sudbury Regional Hospital recently acquired a new piece of cardiac equipment, which will make patient testing more efficient. An echo machine has been implemented at St. JosephÂ?s Health Centre.

Students to attend National Heritage Fair

Four students from the Sudbury area have been selected to join the Newfoundland delegation at Historica?s 8th annual National Heritage Fair in St. John?s, Nfld., July 8-15.

Hospital receives partial designation for French language services

Sudbury Regional Hospital has received a partial designation under the French Language Services Act.

Resource guide to promote local film and music industry

By Kari Cyr Music and Film in Motion (MFM), is urging all music and film businesses, individuals and bands to be included in the MFM Resource Guide.