Start-Up Garage helped local students launch Gymtrack and transform it into a viable business.
As the president and CEO of Cirque du Soleil, arts graduate Daniel Lamarre is the ringmaster who keeps the magic coming.
Start-Up Garage helps local students launch their great ideas and transform them into viable businesses.
Alumna Ronjiny Basu’s company, Chobhi, is using fair trade to improve living conditions for craftswomen living on the other side of the globe.
Knowing where to find essential services is key to refugee survival. PeaceGeeks has developed the Services Advisor app to help refugees locate humanitarian assistance quickly and efficiently.
What drives novelist and doctor Vincent Lam to take on two challenging careers?
Gee-Gees basketball player Krista Van Slingerland is the driving force behind a national mental health initiative. The University is right behind her.
The personal qualities you develop at university can help open doors in unexpected places, as the many uOttawa grads from non-technical fields hired by Shopify can attest.
A modern take on the traditional university quad, University Square is a welcoming, multi-use space in the heart of the campus that brings the entire community together.
“At the end of the day, doing something meaningful helps the community and makes you feel you have contributed all the things that people contributed to you.” - Krishanth Logeswaran
“All our supporters hear about what we do and like what we do, but this really gave them a tangible opportunity to contribute and do something meaningful for our team and for Enactus.” – Corey Ellis
uOttawa alumna Vidya Nair helped kick-start a computerized training program for rural women that is advancing India’s campaign to address its sanitation crisis
When, in 1974, Robert Oades decided to become a full-time member of the University of Ottawa Department of Music, after 20 years as an educator, administrator and professional trumpeter, the English native was only following a passion for teaching that he had always felt, one his daughters, Susan, Jennifer and Valerie, know a thing or two about.
Nearly 40 years being part of the University of Ottawa's Annual Campaign. A scholarship for students of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering. A brand new reaction kinetics lab for the department.
Though she was only four foot eleven, Betty Riddell's outsized strength of character made her an impressive figure. When she was finishing nursing studies in her native Manitoba, the Second World War broke out. She offered her services to the Canadian army, which refused to take her, no doubt due to her short stature. Completely unperturbed, she rushed to enlist in the American army, serving for 35 months.
Right from the get-go, Monique Lortie- Lussier radiates the inspiring energy of a trailblazer. In 27 years researching and teaching social psychology at the University of Ottawa, she played a leading role in establishing its women's studies program. Now retired but still committed to education and women's issues, she draws generously on her registered retirement income fund (RRIF) to support a graduate scholarship in women's studies at the University. She kindly agreed to answer our questions.
In the 1980s, it was rare to see a woman working as a manager. For a fighter like Ida Deurloo, there was no way she could let that stand. Whether at the University of Ottawa, where she was assistant registrar from 1983 to 1989, or in the world of finance, where she finished her career, Deurloo wasn't satisfied with just forging her own path — she also wanted to pave the way for those who followed.
Annabelle Gagnon-Barnes was ready to do almost anything for her dream internship in India.
Paul E. Gagné isn’t one to let others decide for him—with one exception.
Patrick Cauthers needed a new French horn… but didn’t know how he’d pay for it.
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