- 28 March 2014


CIM Sudbury Branch representatives Sue Tessier and Trang Tran-Valade presented a $25,000 donation towards upgrading the Department of Earth Sciences’ petrographic microscope facilities.


With the help of the CIM’s generous donation, the DES microscopy teaching lab will soon be fully equipped with 25 state-of-the-art Olympus microscopes, all of which will have the four needed objectives. It will furthermore support the upcoming establishment of a graduate student research lab.


Sue Tessier
Sue Tessier announcing the CIM Sudbury Branch donation of $25,000 to the Department of Earth Sciences.


Bruce Jago Emcee
Dr. Bruce Jago emceeing the Goodman School of Mines Lecture Series with Mark Wiseman, where the CIM’s announcement was made.


Dan Kontak Accepting Donation
Earth Sciences professor Dr. Daniel Kontak and undergraduate student Mélanie Bouchard accepting the cheque from the CIM’s Sue Tessier and Trang Tran-Valade.


Dan Kontak Speech
Dr. Daniel Kontak speaking on the importance of such donations for the continuous upgrading of our geology students’ learning facilities.




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