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University of Ottawa Media Calendar October 16 to 20, 2006

October 16, 2006

October 16, 2006 — Here is a summary of the activities taking place at the
University of Ottawa this week. To learn more about what’s happening, please

October 16

The Faculty of Education Awards for Excellence
4 p.m. - 7 p.m., Lounge 140, Residential Complex (90 University, Ottawa)
The Faculty of Education will present four Awards for Excellence to
recognize outstanding contributions to University teaching and research as
well as the contributions and dedication of support staff to the Faculty of
Education of the University of Ottawa. Specifically, this event will
celebrate the contributions of the following people:
• Cheryll Duquette – Award of Excellence in Teaching
• Colla Jean MacDonald – Award for Excellence in Research
• Nicola Gazzola – New Researcher Award
• Suzanne Piette – Support Staff Award for Excellence
For more information, please contact Sophie Bouffard at 613-562-5800 ext.
4089 or

October 17

Chancellor’s and President’s Scholarships Reception
2:30 p.m., room 509, Arts Building (70 Laurier Ave. East, Ottawa)
The University of Ottawa will be honouring its 2006-2007 prestige
scholarship winners at a reception taking place this week. These
scholarships will be awarded to 12 undergraduate students who have each
demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, leadership in the community
and involvement extracurricular activities.
For more information, please contact Marie-Ève Thérien at 613-562-5800 ext.
3149 or

October 19

Conférence- Bernard Miège, prof. émérite, Université Grenoble 3 Stendhal
(In French only)
7 p.m., room 147B, Fauteux Hall (57 Louis-Pasteur, Ottawa)
The Department of Communication at the University of Ottawa is presenting a
lecture by Bernard Miège, Emeritus Professor, Université Grenoble 3
Stendhal, entitled, "L'information-communication, objet de connaissance."
For more information, please contact Éric George at 613-562-5800 ext. 3836

October 20

University of Ottawa day
All day event- please consult the following website for more detailed events
The University of Ottawa Liaison Office invites students and guidance
counsellors alike to join us on Friday, October 20, 2006 for University of
Ottawa Day. Visit us for a day filled with stimulating and enriching
activities. Acquaint yourself with the University of Ottawa, Canada’s
university. Speak with experts from one or more of our 300 different
programs of studies, and take a guided tour of the campus.
For more information, please contact the University of Ottawa media
relations team at 613-562-5708.

October 22

Fall Convocation, 2006 Undergraduates
9:30 a.m. (ceremony I), 2:30 p.m. (ceremony II), Southam Hall, National Arts
Centre (53 Elgin St.,Ottawa)
More than 1,300 students will receive their diplomas at the University of
Ottawa’s 2006 Fall Convocation. Graduates will be given the opportunity to
hear words of advice and encouragement by Gérald Savoie, CEO of Montfort
Hospital as well as those of Françoise Héritier, internationally renowned
anthropologist and honorary professor of the Collège de France. Both will be
receiving an honorary doctorate from the University. Gérald Savoie will
receive his honorary doctorate at the 9:30 a.m. ceremony while Françoise
Héritier will receive hers at 2:30 p.m.
For more information, please contact Marie-Ève Thérien at 613-562-5800 ext.
3149 or



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