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Memorial University of Newfoundland, positioned on the eastern edge of North Atlantic, is the home of 21st century explorers keen to develop their innate creativity and ingenuity. On four campuses and via online education, more than 18,000 students and 5,000 faculty and staff from about 90 countries learn, teach, research, create and engage.

The Memorial University experience goes beyond pure academics, it invites a discovery of self, community and place. At Memorial, we celebrate our unique identity through the stories of our people – the work of scholars and educators, the ingenuity of students, the achievements of alumni – and the impact we collectively make in the province, the country and the world. Memorial is the natural place where people and ideas become.

From the Gazette

The human level

Katie Cranford, a Memorial student with strong family connections to the First World War, took part in a tour this summer that encompassed Newfoundland and Canadian First and Second World War battlegrounds. Below, Ms. Cranford recounts what she saw, did and felt during the experience for the Gazette. This past winter semester, a professor of mine, […]

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Dr. Lesley James

Achieving excellence

Memorial University’s Chevron Chair in Petroleum Engineering has won the prestigious and highly competitive Society of Petroleum Engineers Regional Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty. Dr. Lesley James received the award for her excellence in teaching, research and contributions to the petroleum engineering profession, as well as special effectiveness in advising and guiding students. […]

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