U of O creates programs to ease global refugee crisis

“Like all Canadians, members of the University of Ottawa community have been deeply moved by the plight of refugees fleeing war in Syria and other countries,” said Allan Rock, president of the U of O, in a press release. “We feel an obligation to act in practical ways that will make a difference.”

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“I think I took a very different approach to academia and my education than most people do,” he said. “I didn’t go to law school to become a lawyer, and I didn’t do my MBA to go work in a consulting firm.”