In light of their election on October 19, 2015, some 15 uOttawa alumni, one faculty member and one recipient of an honorary doctorate, will take up their seats in Parliament. And the University of Ottawa couldn’t be prouder of every one of them!
Last month, Air Canada CEO Calin Rovinescu was named University of Ottawa’s 14th chancellor, while his predecessor, Michaëlle Jean, was honoured with the renaming of a student volunteer centre.
Three alumni find success following their dream of building a resort and establishing a charity in northern Nicaragua.
Jessie Nault is drawing on her heritage and her personal experience to combat the high incidence of cervical cancer among Aboriginal women.
Gee-Gees basketball player Krista Van Slingerland is the driving force behind a national mental health initiative.
Alumna Jeanette Jenkins has made a name for herself training Hollywood’s A-list stars, but her real passion is promoting healthy lifestyles for everyone.
Recipient of a 2015 Vanier Scholarship, Thursica Kovinthan reconciles her past by conducting research on post-conflict countries.
Introducing Carole Beaudry (BSc. ʼ15) and Christina Vanderwel (PhD ʼ15, Mechanical Engineering) – two new alumnae ready to take the world by storm.
The University of Ottawa is leading a national effort to recruit pro bono lawyers to help private sponsorship groups bring Syrian refugees to Canada. Many alumni are key players.
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