Laurentian University, main campus at Sudbury, Ont., Canada; bilingual, coeducational; founded 1960. Among its faculties are those in astronomy, commerce, computer science, education, engineering, law, mathematics, music, native studies, nursing, physics, and social work. Laurentian also has a school for translators and interpreters. There are affiliated campuses throughout Ontario.
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