News briefs (Oct. 14, 2016)

Syrian refugees at local elementary school receive $12,000 donation Carson Grove Elementary School in Ottawa recently received a donation of $12,000 from a group of mosques and other Muslim groups in the city....

Changes made to U of O alert system

While the uoAlert program has been around for several years, the University of Ottawa has recently made significant changes to it, adding new features, tools, and troubleshooting to improve speed and efficiency.