Certain events have the power to change the course of a lifetime. At least that is what Xin Ben Yu believes, a young graduate who recently obtained her bachelor’s degree in music at the University of Ottawa and one of
Posted in: Alumni, Article, Faculty of Arts, School of Music, Student Stories
Dean Claude Laguë of the Faculty of Engineering was inducted into the Canadian Academy of Engineering as one of this year’s new fellows. This honour is bestowed upon outstanding engineers for exceptional achievements and contributions to the profession.
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Even though he was recently named an Officer of the Ordre national du Québec, Benoît Pelletier, a Civil Law Section professor of constitutional law, refuses to rest on his laurels; instead, he prefers to play a leading role in handing them out.
Posted in: Article, Bilingualism, Civil Law Section, Faculty of Law, Francophonie, Professors
Contrary to popular belief, research has consistently shown that vacations do not actually help to reduce work-related stress all that much. While we generally show reduced stress levels while on vacation, stress goes right back up to normal levels when we return to work.
Looking for hot topics to discuss around your lunch? The Gazette team has made a list of 12 interesting facts to become an expert ès campus life!
Posted in: Article, Campus life, Community Life, Faculty of Social Sciences, Food Services, Gee-Gees, Housing Service, Student Services, Sustainable Development
Summer was just around the corner and I was exhausted after my final exams. I took the initiative to search for a summer job that would be more than just a learning experience.
Posted in: Article, Campus life, Community Life, Student Services, Student Stories, Telfer School of Management
There’s no shortage of preconceived notions when it comes to romantic relationships. “Love is a mystery”… “A good relationship is all about sexual chemistry”… “You’ve got to avoid emotional dependence at all costs”… “Humans are naturally polygamous”… “Affairs are good for relationships”… these are all widely accepted clichés for people.
“It’s all false,” says Sue Johnson, professor in the School of Psychology.
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Do you cross the Somerset pedestrian footbridge to get to the University of Ottawa? If so, you must have noticed that the bridge is covered top to bottom with hundreds of padlocks. Eager to mark their amour for all time, lovebirds write a short message on a lock that they hang from the bridge’s metal railing… until their love becomes too heavy for the bridge to bear.
Posted in: Article, Campus life, Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, News, Professors, Sustainable Development
Students, professors and other members of the university community showed up in force to watch the FIFA World Cup Brazil vs Germany semi-final match at the Agora, inside the University Center, on July 8.
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Dr Jules Thibault has recently undertaken the bright endeavour of making a series of innovative videos on YouTube that are part of his CHG3735 engineering course on process control.
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