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Campus Life - Kamloops News

Conference shines spotlight on equity, inclusion and reconciliation

Mar 20, 2019 / 3:40 pm

Microaggressions in the classroom, indigenization and internationalization in Canadian higher education, and South Asian students’ experiences with Canadian...

Workshops blast stereotypes about Indigenous peoples

Mar 19, 2019 / 4:09 pm

Before coming to TRU, Richard Abankwa’s version of Indigenous people in Canada was one of stereotypes, misconception and untruths. But after going to...

Astrobiologist alumnus presents new origin of life concept

Mar 15, 2019 / 10:02 am

The average 14-year-old doesn’t spend much time thinking abstractly or questioning the origin of life. But multi-disciplinary scientist and astrobiologist Dr....

New high-tech lab explores exercise and aging

Mar 13, 2019 / 9:51 am

TRU is now home to a unique facility that assesses exercise capacity and cardiovascular disease risk thanks to a $200,000 grant from the Canada Foundation for...

Films for Change: Living the Change – Inspiring Stories for a Sustainable Future.

Mar 13, 2019 / 8:19 am

We would like to invite you to our March Films for Change event. In partnership with Permaculture Kamloops, we will be showing the documentary film Living the...

Recapping Indigenous Awareness Week: The power of working together

Mar 12, 2019 / 4:21 pm

  Justin Young presents one of his three stories during an evening of storytelling in the Grand Hall. Young is a staff member with TRU’s Office of...

A decade of graduate research on display

Mar 11, 2019 / 2:40 pm

It was standing room only for the 10th annual Master of Science in Environmental Science showcase, which took place on March 7. Upwards of 120 people —...

Indigenization includes ESL students

Mar 11, 2019 / 10:00 am

Reconciliation and indigenization is about changing our relationship with ourselves and others. With this in mind, the English as a Second Language (ESL)...

Bringing augmented reality to the justice system

Mar 8, 2019 / 3:25 pm

Police line-ups are part of popular culture, but typically, popular culture has them all wrong. For starters, live police line-ups are relatively uncommon in...

International Women’s Day Tea focuses on feminism, friendship and fierce love

Mar 7, 2019 / 2:00 pm

Fierce love and friendship between women take centre stage this Friday in downtown Kamloops in a celebration of International Women’s Day, spearheaded by a...

Research supports children living with HIV

Mar 7, 2019 / 11:19 am

School children living with HIV in Northern Uganda face stigma that can lead to school drop out,  isolation, depression, and thoughts of suicide. Dr. Bonnie...

Travelling and education go hand in hand with Study Abroad

Mar 5, 2019 / 12:15 pm

Despite the world being more accessible than ever before with TRU’s Study Abroad program, many students are missing out on potential life- and career-altering...

Creating a new tradition with Indigenous knowledge

Mar 4, 2019 / 9:59 am

In 2017, in response to the calls to action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Thompson Rivers University initiated a two-year endeavour to transform...

TRU seeks community participation in setting new vision

Mar 4, 2019 / 9:14 am

TRU is interested in hearing from students, faculty, staff and the Kamloops community as it embarks on a year-long process to establish a new vision and set of...

TRU Law team heading to national moot

Feb 28, 2019 / 3:38 pm

Two law students are the first team to represent TRU at the national Sopinka Cup moot competition. Vincent Li and Betti White placed second to the winning duo...

United Nations adds researcher’s book to prominent publication list

Feb 28, 2019 / 10:30 am

The notion that infectious disease outbreaks, refugees, terrorism, food security and pollution happening across the globe actually connects and affects us all,...

Remember these tips to improve your memory

Feb 28, 2019 / 9:25 am

Overwhelmed by too much information to memorize in too little time? We turned to TRU UPrep instructor Jason Ji for some advice. He recently gave a presentation...

Canada’s organ shortage: Causes and questions

Feb 27, 2019 / 10:09 am

We’ve long been taught to believe that if more people registered to be organ donors, people would stop dying on the transplant list. However, consent is only...

Provincial rent bank funding a relief for advocates

Feb 26, 2019 / 9:38 am

News that BC’s budget allocates $10 million to the first-ever provincially-funded rent bank comes as a relief to Dr. Ehsan Latif, and to many other proponents...

Adventure on the high seas in support of students

Feb 25, 2019 / 4:21 pm

When the tides receded, $61,000 had been raised for students during Adventure on the High Seas, the 2019 TRU Foundation Gala held in the Grand Hall on Feb. 9....

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