When Adrienne White was invited to accompany a group of explorers looking for ships that went missing in the Arctic nearly 170 years ago, she never imagined that she was going to be part of a moment in history.
Posted in: Article, Department of Geography, News, Research, Student Stories
Let’s talk about recycling, and no, we’re not talking about the kind you place in a blue bin.
Posted in: Article, Campus life, News, Sustainable Development
For the 18th year now the University of Ottawa will be attending the Ontario Universities’ Fair, taking place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from September 19 to 21, 2014.
Posted in: Article, Campus life, Defy the conventional, Events
A classroom on wheels. Thirty seats. Screens. The promotion of human rights. Topics like the Holocaust, genocide, harassment, heroes, leadership. Welcome to the Tour for Humanity bus, which will be on campus on September 18 and 19.
Posted in: Article, Events, Faculty of Education, News
How would you react if someone you knew were a victim of human trafficking? Would you know what to do?
Posted in: Article, Faculty of Law, Student Stories
What is “great sex”? Does it resemble the depictions in Cosmo or Maxim? What factors help to bring about magnificent sex? And what lessons can we learn from extraordinary lovers?
Posted in: Article, Faculty of Medicine, News, Professors, School of Psychology
How well do you really know uOttawa?
We are the world’s largest French-English bilingual university, located in Canada’s capital and ranked among the top 2% of universities worldwide. But those are just the facts.
Teaching and research excellence at the University of Ottawa have been recognized once again. Six University professors, Nathalie Des Rosiers, Deryn E. Fogg, Ruth McPherson, Elizabeth Sheehy, Duncan Stewart and David Villeneuve have been named fellows of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), part of the 90 new fellows of the class of 2014.
Posted in: Article, Common Law Section, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Science, Professors
“It’s almost ten times harder to get a job at Google than it is to get into Harvard.”
Not for Léo Denault. The fourth year software engineering undergraduate has done it twice. He’s completed two co-op placements at the online search giant, one in Mountain View, California, in the famous Silicon Valley, and the other in Boston.
Posted in: Article, Faculty of Engineering, Student Stories
Studying science in university can quickly become a challenge, and some students may even feel completely overwhelmed. Fortunately, there are people like Charles Wolfe who can offer a ray of hope.
Posted in: Article, Campus life, Faculty of Science, Student Services