Algoma University professor recognized with rising star award

Nirosha Murugan, an associate professor in the university's biology department, is receiving the ministry's rising star award, which is given in recognition of innovative research and excellence in teaching. (Mike McDonald/CTV News) Nirosha Murugan, an associate professor in the university's biology department, is receiving the ministry's rising star award, which is given in recognition of innovative research and excellence in teaching. (Mike McDonald/CTV News)

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