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Campus Life - Kamloops News

TRU opens state-of-the-art health-care building

Sep 15, 2020 / 9:51 am

Thompson Rivers University (TRU) is thrilled to open the Chappell Family Building for Nursing and Population Health to train in-demand health-care workers in...

3MT winner takes a critical look at mountain biking

Sep 15, 2020 / 9:23 am

Typically, the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition is held every March, but this year university campuses closed before the event could take place. However,...

Firm supports next generation of lawyers

Sep 3, 2020 / 4:25 pm

Curiosity led Paige Mueller to law school. Even before becoming a juris doctor (JD) candidate, she was fascinated with the art of the court case, access to...

Can CBD and nitric oxide prevent the spread of COVID-19?

Sep 2, 2020 / 10:43 am

What can veterinary medicine, analytical chemistry and microbiology teach us about COVID-19? A trio of Thompson Rivers University researchers expect that answer...

Newly funded research explores connectivity, marine invertebrates and rattlesnakes

Aug 27, 2020 / 8:47 am

Three TRU researchers are sharing nearly $350,000 from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Discovery Grants program. Discovery Grants...

New research tools coming to TRU

Aug 25, 2020 / 1:34 pm

Dr. Lauchlan Fraser, professor and NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Ecosystem Reclamation TRU is getting several high-performance tools useful for faculty and...

Alumni & Friends gives $10K to support new students

Aug 20, 2020 / 4:10 pm

Thompson Rivers University (TRU) alumni are paying it forward. The TRU Alumni & Friends Association is donating $10,000 to the First-Year Student Resiliency...

TRU records unprecedented research grant success

Aug 10, 2020 / 8:30 am

Federal government invests $500,000 for projects that explore Secwepemctsín language, the history of unbelief in Canada, and BC’s opioid epidemic The...

TRU heads collaborative research into wildfires

Jul 30, 2020 / 1:00 pm

A new provincially funded research chair based at Thompson Rivers University (TRU) will help chart a new course in wildfire prediction and response in British...

TRU introduces First-Year Student Resiliency Fund

Jul 28, 2020 / 1:11 pm

Dean donates $10K to help during difficult times Students beginning university this fall will have an experience unlike any incoming class. Post-secondary...

Searching for signs of COVID-19 in Kamloops’ sewage

Jul 27, 2020 / 9:08 am

Dr. Jonathan Van Hamme Thanks to newly funded federal research, if there is a COVID-19 outbreak in Kamloops, Thompson Rivers University (TRU) researchers should...

Co-op work in high gear despite COVID slowdown

Jul 24, 2020 / 2:22 pm

What does a children’s day camp leader have in common with an urban agriculture technician, software developer, health and safety assistant, and copywriter? ...

Students can tap into new education funding

Jul 22, 2020 / 9:55 am

Students signing up for university this fall have access to improved financial resources that could reduce the cost of their education. Thompson Rivers...

Understanding the impact of social justice in Canadian high schools

Jul 16, 2020 / 12:12 pm

Canadian high schools are more diverse than they have ever been, and today’s youth are vocal advocates for their own cultural and social identities. With this...

Mapping the resiliency of frontline health-care workers

Jul 14, 2020 / 9:39 am

How has working in a pandemic impacted the mental health of frontline health-care workers? For those who are coping well, what has made them resilient? Thanks...

Student researchers find new ways to engage during pandemic

Jul 8, 2020 / 1:28 pm

While the methods of data collection may have changed, the importance of undergraduate research has never been greater. A dozen students have been awarded...

Research asks what it means to travel ethically

Jul 2, 2020 / 3:20 pm

Dr. Kellee Caton Tourism is a complex industry. While some communities embrace it as an economic engine, others now recognize there are consequences to...

Graduate students share in $70,000 federal scholarships

Jun 25, 2020 / 10:58 am

Four students have been awarded the most prestigious graduate entrance awards available at Thompson Rivers University, sharing in a combined $70,000 federal...

Learning their lives to the fullest

Jun 24, 2020 / 12:11 pm

After more than five combined decades of successful careers, two mature learners who hit the books again made their mark and were honoured at spring...

Congrats grads! You did it! Convocation by the numbers

Jun 18, 2020 / 2:33 pm

Congratulations, class of 2020, you did it! Despite the challenges of COVID-19 and navigating the final few weeks of classes, you persevered and completed what...

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