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UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA 1908-1983
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Loder Collier Co Ltd Edmonton, Alta Made in Canada

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The University of Alberta, located in Edmonton, Canada, was founded in 1908 and started with forty-five students and five members of the faculty. Today, it is one of the biggest research institutions in Canada and has over 38,000 students. Students have a plethora of research programs to choose from including nanotechnology, marine science, agricultural & environmental studies, and nuclear & particle physics. The University has had a long impact on the surrounding area offering lectures and library services to the region. It is also where CKUA radio was founded in 1927 and the Banff School of Fine Arts was opened in 1933.

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Macleod, R. (2013, February 14). University of Alberta. The Canadian Encyclopedia. https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/university-of-alberta

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