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Campus Life - Kamloops News

Show us your research photos

Jan 18, 2021 / 9:30 am

Once again, we are asking TRU students, staff and faculty to show us what research looks by submitting photos to the Worth 1000 Words: Research in Pictures...

Fellowships support students studying snakes, bacteria

Jan 12, 2021 / 10:00 am

Graduate students Breanne McAmmond and Chloe Howarth are this year’s recipients of the Environmental Science and Natural Resource Science Fellowship Awards....

Meet TRU Law’s new dean

Jan 5, 2021 / 1:17 pm

In November, Professor Daleen Millard, LLD, joined Thompson Rivers University as the new Dean of Law. Millard comes to TRU from the University of Johannesburg...

Arts grad finds path through research

Jan 4, 2021 / 10:55 am

Teacher, nurse, accountant, journalist—these are just some of the more typically sought-after career paths of university students. However, Bachelor of Arts...

How to have a successful winter semester

Jan 4, 2021 / 8:58 am

Top tips for balancing online learning, wellness Pivot, unprecedented and new normal have all been used—and over-used—to describe this rollercoaster of a...

ESTR’s Market goes virtual

Dec 18, 2020 / 2:00 pm

ESTR’s Market was a must-stop, must-shop space on campus. The bustling space was always filled with locally made clothing, crafts, food, treats and best of...

Student research continues during pandemic

Dec 17, 2020 / 3:02 pm

Enhanced opportunities for student research continue to make Thompson Rivers University a unique place to learn, while providing unparalleled mentorship. The...

Award-winning leader in open education talks online learning

Dec 14, 2020 / 10:47 am

As TRU’s Director of Learning Technology and Innovation for Open Learning, Brian Lamb knows a thing or two about online learning and learning technology. He...

Lepin investment in graduate education climbs

Dec 14, 2020 / 8:00 am

Eight TRU graduate students received $6,000 Ken Lepin Graduate Student Awards, which are given on the basis of outstanding academic achievement in course work,...

BMO donates $750K for Indigenous students at TRU

Dec 10, 2020 / 9:00 am

Briana Tetlichi wanted to be a nurse. In her remote community of Old Crow, home to the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation in Yukon, nurses are the primary health-care...

Sifting through dirt’s DNA

Dec 9, 2020 / 10:35 am

When it comes to biodiversity in soil, sometimes too much information is a bad thing. Thompson Rivers University faculty members Drs. Lauchlan Fraser and...

A graphic way to teach

Dec 7, 2020 / 11:20 am

This story was first published in Bridges magazine to celebrate TRU’s 50th anniversary. Read the 50th celebration issue at tru.ca/Bridges.” “If...

Meet the wolves of University Drive

Dec 7, 2020 / 10:00 am

Each forged of hundreds of pieces of hand-cut steel fur, the latest public art installation at TRU’s Kamloops campus is a legacy to the institution’s first...

Grad research examines the need for more engaged voices

Dec 3, 2020 / 10:44 am

What are the barriers preventing participation in public engagement activities, and what do we, as a society, lose when specific voices go unheard? When Lorri...

Nursing alum working on COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Dec 1, 2020 / 2:26 pm

Nurses will be on the front lines of COVID-19 vaccinations. When that time comes, vaccine management and distribution are big challenges to face, says TRU...

New website supports essential health workers

Dec 1, 2020 / 9:56 am

The support is immediate, the connections are authentic and the timing is perfect. The Nursing The Future website and online community launched this week. Led...

Day of Giving raised $50K for students, programs

Nov 27, 2020 / 3:33 pm

72 donors. $50,390 raised. 140 percent of goal reached! All in, TRU’s Day of Giving raised $50,390 in November, surpassing the goal to raise $36,000 in 36...

TELUS sponsors carbon accounting program at TRU

Nov 26, 2020 / 11:30 am

Researchers to help companies reduce their carbon footprint A new research opportunity will benefit both grad students and local organizations. TELUS is...

Law professor finds success in Supreme Court of Canada

Nov 25, 2020 / 11:10 am

The Supreme Court of Canada recently recognized the voices and rights of people with mental health or addiction histories in a precedent-setting ruling. Read...

A remarkable year for TRU research

Nov 19, 2020 / 10:59 am

When the coronavirus pandemic shut TRU’s campuses in March, many faculty and students were forced to pause or to redesign their ongoing research projects to...

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