On Oct. 3, as part of Brain Health Awareness Week on campus, a new initiative was launched at the University of Ottawa to help students familiarize themselves with the relationship between mental health and mindfulness—the state of consciousness or awareness.
Naqvi began the lecture by sharing his experiences as a U of O law student in 1996, and how his professors influenced him to pursue a legal career.
This November, the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), the oldest scholarly group in the country, will be welcoming University of Ottawa history professor Dr. Chad Gaffield into their midst as their new president.
The University of Ottawa’s Club du droit de la Terre (Environmental Law Club) has been making active changes on campus as of late. They recently started a faculty campaign to ban the use of throwaway cutlery and plates, and instead opt for reusable, biodegradable replacements.
On Sept. 7 the provincial government announced that it will be providing funding to a number of projects in Ottawa, 28 of which are based in the University of Ottawa.
This new campaign, titled Textbroke, began in early September to measure how students get their textbooks and how much they pay for them.
The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings for 2017 were recently published, giving the University of Ottawa its lowest ever performance, between a band of 251-300 out of 980 universities worldwide.
The meeting covered a wide range of topics, from finances to the recent Student Academic Success Service (SASS) security breach.