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Research photos worth 1,000 words

Apr 16, 2021 / 8:50 am

What does research look like? As an open-access research university, Thompson Rivers University students and faculty have long been engaged in research. Whether...

Business insights from TRU’s Entrepreneur-in-residence

Apr 13, 2021 / 11:50 am

By Jordin Wilkinson, student ambassador Adam Miron, entrepreneur, TRU alumni and recent Learn with Leaders speaker, shared his experiences starting businesses...

Five tips to engaging your online class

Apr 13, 2021 / 8:08 am

When schools closed across the country last spring and classes abruptly transitioned to virtual learning, the TRU Open Learning (TRU-OL) team was well...

Business leader shares tips for student entrepreneurs

Mar 31, 2021 / 11:56 am

James McCreath By Gaurav Mishra, student ambassador Apart from your education, what else positions you to win? This is something James McCreath, portfolio...

TRU’s 2020 Chair Leadership Award

Mar 22, 2021 / 12:42 pm

What makes a great leader? Dr. Andrew Fergus believes it’s a reflection of the individuals that make up his team and their willingness to work together as an...

Students support students with donation to Limitless

Mar 17, 2021 / 10:01 am

The latest contribution to TRU’s Limitless campaign comes from students, who know first-hand the importance of financial aid during university. Student...

Undergrad research “paves the way” to the future

Mar 17, 2021 / 10:01 am

The 2021 NSERC USRA recipients Eleven TRU students have been awarded Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Undergraduate Student Research...

TRU’s Limitless campaign is in its final weeks

Mar 12, 2021 / 12:47 pm

The future is truly Limitless. TRU’s Limitless fundraising campaign is nearing its $50-million goal with weeks left, and after a year of uncertainty. To date,...

Three ways we can elevate women in business

Mar 8, 2021 / 10:26 am

What is the value of gender equity? A 2015 report by Mckinsey Global Institute found if every country matched the progress toward gender parity of its...

Pop in to ESTR’s virtual spring market

Mar 4, 2021 / 8:00 am

After successfully launching their first ever online, virtual pop-up market this past Christmas, TRU’s Education and Skills (ESTR) program is back with...

Ethics challenge gives students amazing experience

Mar 3, 2021 / 9:43 am

Ethics are something most people take for granted in the workplace until they’re faced with a serious dilemma. But five Masters of Business Administration...

TRU genomics lab receives $850K investment from feds

Mar 3, 2021 / 9:35 am

New funds from the federal government through the Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) will enable a world-class genomic research lab at Thompson Rivers...

Provincial graduate scholarships support environmental research

Feb 22, 2021 / 8:30 am

Thompson Rivers University has awarded four graduate students with entrance scholarships valued at $15,000 each, marking a $60,000 investment by the Province of...

Limitless campaign surpasses $48 million

Feb 17, 2021 / 4:24 pm

TRU’s Limitless fundraising campaign has now exceeded $48 million, despite a year of hardship for many. Generous donor support has brought the campaign to the...

Pursuing dreams: Mother and daughter enrol at TRU

Feb 17, 2021 / 9:47 am

For Gunjan Sanghavi, COVID-19 served as a reminder that you shouldn’t wait forever to pursue your dreams because you never know what’s coming. So when her...

TRU expert advises Senate on mental health, job loss

Feb 16, 2021 / 10:05 am

Canada needs to expand mental health services and make them more available to underserved communities, Dr. Ehsan Latif told the House of Commons Standing...

Investing in yourself pays back and then some

Feb 12, 2021 / 11:55 am

By Gaurav Mishra “Do what you love and love what you do.” That was just one key piece of advice shared by Amanda Hobson, senior vice-president investor...

Industrial Training and Technology Centre strikes LEED Gold

Feb 5, 2021 / 3:53 pm

TRU’s Industrial Training and Technology Centre (ITTC) has been recognized with Gold certification by the Leadership Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)...

TRU, City, Mitacs launch Researcher-in-Residence program

Feb 5, 2021 / 10:49 am

KAMLOOPS – The City of Kamloops and Thompson Rivers University (TRU) are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Cheryl Gladu as the new...

Restaurant research serves up takeaways on industry’s recovery

Feb 4, 2021 / 3:57 pm

Business student Josh Parker spent a lot of time working in the restaurant industry while going to university, so when restaurants were forced to shut down due...

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