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Alumnus Lorne Trottier donates $15M to McGill for science, engineering


Published: 7Nov2012

High-tech entrepreneur’s gift will create two institutes and funds a symposium...



MONTREAL — Philanthropist Lorne Trottier wants people to have a greater appreciation of science and engineering so he is donating $15 million to McGill University to help strengthen research and support outreach and public policy in those areas. The high-tech entrepreneur and alumnus will also help fund a public symposium on sustainable engineering in society in collaboration with the Université de Montréal’s École Polytechnique.

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