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Campus Life - Kamloops News

Putting care in career

Jun 20, 2019 / 10:36 am

This story first appeared in the spring 2019 edition of Bridges Magazine: The Sustainability Issue. Bridges is the official publication of TRU alumni and...

Accessibility Services a partner in education

Jun 13, 2019 / 10:03 am

Upon meeting Melissa Little, it doesn’t take long to be inspired by her sunshiny enthusiasm for student life. “University is not just beneficial on a...

ESTR students reinforce learning at worksites

Jun 13, 2019 / 9:30 am

Often the best way to learn is by jumping into real-life situations. For 28 students in the Education and Skills Training (ESTR) Program, they had plenty of...

TRU wins national teaching excellence award

Jun 12, 2019 / 9:28 am

Thompson Rivers University has won two of three prestigious national teaching awards from the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STHLE). On...

Sampling trades

Jun 10, 2019 / 9:36 am

This story first appeared in the spring 2019 edition of Bridges Magazine: The Sustainability Issue. Bridges is the official publication of TRU alumni and...

TRU broadens perspective from small town to the wide world

Jun 7, 2019 / 8:42 am

The road to TRU took Devon Banks on a few turns before she came to Kamloops. Born and raised in the small community of Delburne, Alberta, she went to college...

Brett Fairbairn installed as fourth TRU president

Jun 6, 2019 / 10:38 am

TRU proudly celebrated the installation of Dr. Brett Fairbairn as TRU’s fourth president and vice-chancellor on Wednesday morning at the first of six spring...

Convocation welcome from the chancellor; president and vice-chancellor

Jun 5, 2019 / 10:17 am

Congratulations graduates! You did it! More than 1,800 of you from more than 50 countries just completed requirements toward a certificate, diploma or degree;...

Embracing big data and big ideas from abroad

Jun 5, 2019 / 9:19 am

Vimaljeet Singh is TRU’s 2019 School of Business and Economics valedictorian, graduating with his Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in International Business. Before...

Rattlesnake researcher receives gold medal

Jun 5, 2019 / 9:00 am

When Stephanie Winton arrived at TRU to pursue her Master of Science in Environmental Science, she had no idea that the work she would undertake would have such...

Convocation is a big deal; some numbers to back that up

Jun 5, 2019 / 7:02 am

TRU’s biggest celebration of the year is about to begin. Convocation runs June 5–7 at the Tournament Capital Centre and will see more than 1,400 graduates...

A life-long love of (machine) learning

Jun 4, 2019 / 10:42 am

Marco Lussetti is the 2019 TRU Faculty of Science valedictorian, graduating with his newly minted Bachelor of Computing Science degree. Originally hailing from...

Viewing sustainability from all angles

May 31, 2019 / 9:18 am

This story first appeared in the spring 2019 edition of Bridges Magazine: The Sustainability Issue. Bridges is the official publication of TRU alumni and...

Tourism grad sets sights on industry sustainability

May 30, 2019 / 3:45 pm

Fauve Garson is TRU’s 2019 valedictorian for the Faculty of Adventure, Culinary Arts and Tourism Management. Garson grew up in BC’s Lower Mainland before...

Course credits for interests, volunteer work, workshops, more

May 30, 2019 / 8:50 am

Getting transfer credits is one thing, but earning credits for your employment, volunteering, independent studies, professional development, hobbies and even...

New country, new language, new future

May 29, 2019 / 3:44 pm

When Anh (Colddy) Nguyen decided he wanted to study at a university outside of his home country of Vietnam, Canada quickly came to mind. The country has a good...

Building a healthier future

May 29, 2019 / 11:55 am

This story first appeared in the spring 2019 edition of Bridges Magazine: The Sustainability Issue. Bridges is the official publication of TRU alumni and...

From earthquakes to wildfires. What are the human impacts?

May 29, 2019 / 10:14 am

This story first appeared in the spring 2019 edition of Bridges Magazine: The Sustainability Issue. Bridges is the official publication of TRU alumni and...

Student research—from beer and birds, to fish guts

May 28, 2019 / 1:07 pm

Ten TRU students have been awarded Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA), with each receiving a...

Lawrence a ‘culture changer’ in undergraduate arts research

May 24, 2019 / 9:41 am

For Donald Lawrence, the true reward for mentoring undergraduate students is in watching their careers take off, and seeing them reach their full potential....

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