The big web giants have access to billions of pieces of our personal data. And with massive amounts of data, comes power. Can we prevent such wholesale access to our data, and, if so, how?
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.
Justice Richard Wagner was sworn in as chief justice of the Supreme Court of Canada in December 2017. In January 2013, the Faculty of Law had the pleasure of welcoming him back to the University where he earned his political science and civil law degrees.
uOttawa’s Human Rights Research and Education Centre has created a unique short course that encourages participants to explore art as a tool for promoting human rights.
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.
Indigenous legal scholar Tracey Lindberg, author of CBC Canada Reads finalist Birdie, looks forward to joining the Faculty of Law at an exciting “time of possibility” in Ottawa.
From lobbying ministers to muddying boots in the mines, there’s no such thing as a typical day for Karine Asselin (LLL ʼ90), Canada’s ambassador to Panama.
Three graduates from the University of Ottawa were recognized within the Order of Canada by Governor General David Johnston on December 30, 2015.
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!
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.
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.
Jean-Christophe Martel (LL.L., JD ʼ10) honed award-winning debating skills throughout his education on both sides of the Atlantic, including his time at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. Today, he puts them to good use as an associate at one of New York’s top law firms.
Lawyer, linguist, professor and jazz pianist Ron Davis (JD ʼ82) is in the studio recording his 10th album, Pocket Symphronica. His unconventional approach mixes jazz with Japanese taiko drumming, symphony orchestras and pop songs.
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