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. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
This year, the University of Ottawa is particularly well-represented among the latest appointments to the Order of Canada. Three members of the uOttawa community will receive this prestigious honour. Continue reading
Did you know that every building in the University is connected through underground tunnels to the central Power Plant? This makes it possible to share heat from the Power Plant with the rest of the campus during the cold season. Continue reading