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Campus Life - Kamloops News

Be the change: one reusable cup and bottle at a time

Aug 23, 2019 / 9:09 am

 If you’re not using a reusable mug or water bottle, Canyon Sinclair asks, “Why not?” As part of his summer and fall co-op work term with the...

TRU Law medal winner stresses being kind

Aug 20, 2019 / 10:21 am

This year’s winner of the Law Society of BC Gold Medal is heading to the BC Court of Appeal to be a clerk before moving on to the province’s largest law...

Unpredictable ink: A screen printer’s journey

Aug 19, 2019 / 5:00 pm

Local artist Ashya Cross grew up in Kamloops and set her sights on the Tournament Capital’s growing university, but she never thought she’d pursue a fine...

Nursing faculty donate to support students interested in the care of refugees

Aug 15, 2019 / 4:35 pm

Nursing students interested in the care of refugees now have an opportunity to receive financial aid through a new award established by two faculty members....

Youth welding camp builds skills for today and a workforce for tomorrow

Aug 2, 2019 / 12:59 pm

Youth from the Kamloops area and throughout British Columbia graduated from a week-long welding camp at TRU today, designed to provide introductory skills and...

How Hennelly overhauled the volleyball program

Jul 23, 2019 / 10:02 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...

Federal health minister meets population health researcher

Jul 19, 2019 / 10:32 am

Federal Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas Taylor visited TRU yesterday to learn about federally-funded population health research being undertaken by Dr....

TRU designates seats to train more Indigenous teachers

Jul 19, 2019 / 9:22 am

When Roxane Letterlough was in school, she didn’t see many faces like hers at the head of the classroom. The girl from the St’at’imc Nation has grown up...

Researchers awarded prestigious federal grants

Jul 18, 2019 / 10:14 am

Six Thompson Rivers University (TRU) researchers have been awarded federal research grants totaling nearly $400,000, enabling them to conduct groundbreaking...

Early childhood education research receives provincial boost

Jul 17, 2019 / 12:11 pm

In BC, more than half of all early childhood educators (ECEs) leave the profession within five years which limits the sector’s capacity to grow, and reduces...

TRU celebrates achieving accelerated accreditation

Jul 10, 2019 / 10:21 am

Thompson Rivers University has been granted accreditation by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) two years ahead of schedule. This...

Gatecrasher “a tiny miracle” for Buis

Jul 2, 2019 / 2:28 pm

Susan Buis has lived in the Southern Interior for almost 14 years and admits that after a somewhat nomadic life, she struggled to open herself to this place....

Girls get messy at their own camp

Jun 28, 2019 / 11:23 am

Girls belong in science, technology, engineering and math as much as the next guy. That’s why TRU offers a one-week Girls Only EUReKA! Science camp. Girls can...

Gathering support

Jun 28, 2019 / 8:09 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...

Do your TESL practicum in Vietnam

Jun 26, 2019 / 10:02 am

The Teaching English as a Second Language program has opened a doorway to the world for students to do their supervised practicum. It won’t be all school...

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...

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