Dominican University College - Philosophy and Theology in Ottawa, Canada

Dominican University College - Philosophy and Theology in Ottawa, Canada

Students at Dominican University College (DUC) are encouraged to foster a spirit of openness, dialogue and critical reflection. We believe that today's complex problems can be creatively addressed through the study of philosophy and theology in the Dominican tradition, centered on academic excellence and personal growth. Thanks to intimate class sizes that allow direct access to professors, DUC students from across Canada and around the world enjoy a rich academic experience.

  • The DUC experience: Andrew Cutler

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    Recent DUC graduate Andrew Cutler explains why DUC is a unique university for studying philosophy.

  • What skills are needed to become a leader?

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    Jim Mitchell, PhD in Philosophy and former senior civil servant in the Canadian federal government, describes the skills needed to become a leader in public life and how the study of philosophy is an excellent way to build those essential thinking and leadership skills.

  • The Intelligence of Faith at DUC

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    What can you get out of studying philosophy and theology at DUC? Discover the skills and outlook our students receive from studying the great texts and thinkers of the Western tradition.

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November 25, 2016
Philosophy, especially academic philosophy, is not a discipline women are typically associated with. Why is that, one might ask? Like anything else related to philosophy, there is no easy or...
October 6, 2016
Any first-year philosophy student is familiar with the oldest syllogism in the book, “All men are mortal, Socrates is a man. Therefore, Socrates is mortal.” Rather logical, is it not? But when it...
September 6, 2016
« Débuter »? Le verbe dit seulement, selon son étymologie, quitter un lieu, un poste. Cela dit partir. Pas plus. Débuter une année universitaire signalerait alors simplement ce qui avait été un but…...

Soleil d'hiver - Concert at DUC

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 19:30   Soleil d'hiver A Concert at DUC by the Conservatoire de musique de Gatineau January 26, 2018, 7:30pm - Saint-Jean-Baptiste church (96, avenue Empress, Ottawa) In partnership with the Conservatoire de musique de Gatineau, Dominican University College will host an orchestral concert on January 26th at 7:30pm at Saint-Jean-Baptiste church in Ottawa. The concert, called Soleil d’hiver, will... Read more »

Feast of Saint Thomas Aquinas

Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 10:00   Feast of Saint Thomas Aquinas January 26, 10am - Dominican University College Join alumni and the DUC community of professors and students as we celebrate the Feast of Saint Thomas Aquinas and the academic life at Dominican University College. Please RSVP to micheline.lalonde@dominicanu.ca before January 19. Schedule:  10:00am - Welcome 10:30am - Mass 12:00 - Cocktail and Lunch     */... Read more »

Student Conference in Philosophy and Theology

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 18:00 to Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 19:00
    Annual Student Conference in Philosophy and Theology The student association of Dominican University College will be holding its Annual Student Conference in Philosophy and Theology for graduate and undergraduate students on Friday, February 23 & Saturday, February 24. We welcome papers in any and all areas of philosophy, theology, and associated educational tracks.  Organized by... Read more »