The quality of its alumni speaks volumes about a university. In uOttawa’s case, that talk is about commitment, excellence, innovation and gratitude. Since 2011, the Alumni Association has recognized outstanding graduates through its annual Awards of Excellence. Meet this year’s exceptional individuals who are giving back to the University and the community.
As a key witness to the revolutionary change that digitization has brought to the workplace, Shopify's Chief Operating Officer, Harley Finkelstein (LLB and MBA ’09), shared his thoughts at the Chancellor’s Debate on The Future of Work.
Meet the recipients of the 2017 Alumni Association Awards of Excellence, exceptional individuals who are giving back to the University and the community.
By trying out a variety of jobs, students like Esther Kim are expanding their horizons and adding value to their degrees. They are also invigorating workplaces, in Ottawa and beyond, with their energy and enthusiasm.
As innovators shake up the established financial services ecosystem, two alumni have carved out a niche in this rapidly evolving sector.
Veteran Globe and Mail health columnist André Picard argues that knowing something about the history of health care in Canada is crucial to understanding its current struggles.
After redeveloping Lansdowne Park and restoring a sense of pride in Ottawa football, the Telfer alumnus scooped up Ottawa’s CEO of the Year award. His next goal: learning to use Twitter.
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!
Three alumni find success following their dream of building a resort and establishing a charity in northern Nicaragua.
Telfer graduate Candace Tierney created a dairy-free ice cream with support from Ottawa's Start-Up Garage. It is a story of sweet success.
From hot dog wars to a life-saving campaign to install a traffic light on Laurier Avenue, student newspaper The Fulcrum has covered it all. Former contributors will swap scoops at a party celebrating its 75th Volume next month.
A keynote speech by three-time Pulitzer Prize winner Thomas L. Friedman, author of The World is Flat, will be a highlight of the 2015 Alumni Week next month. Many other lectures will also focus on the themes of freedom, security, terror and democracy in this digital age.
Get to know the six recipients of the 2015 Alumni Association Awards of Excellence.
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