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Working together for the greater good

By Bill Armstrong Posted: June 25, 2021 5:00 a.m.

Engineers Brad Lulik (left) and Jared Larson epitomize the connections between MacPherson Engineering and the University’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.
Engineers Brad Lulik (left) and Jared Larson epitomize the connections between MacPherson Engineering and the University’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Photo: U of R Photography

In 2019, an innovative engineering project brought together U of R engineering students, their mentors, professional engineering associations, employees of several community-minded companies, and residents of Star Blanket Cree Nation. The goal? To make First Nation’s homes safer, healthier and more energy efficient. Mission accomplished. The project is just one illustration of the connections between MacPherson Engineering and the U of R.

Read more about the project piloted by members of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and MacPherson Engineering and the unique engineering solutions they developed. You’ll find Working together for the greater good in the newest issue of Degrees online.