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Expanding our definition of bereavement

Expanding our definition of bereavement

Sep 9, 2022 / 9:10 am

When someone dies by suicide, their friends and family can experience grief, loss and shame — and so can their colleagues and care workers. Research from Dr....

Blazing a trail for a future with fossils

Blazing a trail for a future with fossils

Sep 8, 2022 / 4:23 pm

Trust your instincts and you may discover trails to unexpected places — at least that’s what happened to TRU’s Jada Glen, fourth year Bachelor of Tourism...

National think tank selects TRU alum

National think tank selects TRU alum

Sep 2, 2022 / 2:26 pm

Trevor Tessier (RT ’15, MBA ’18) has joined Action Canada, a non-partisan public policy leadership program that brings outstanding young Canadians together...

Law graduate wins essay contest

Law graduate wins essay contest

Sep 2, 2022 / 1:49 pm

TRU Law 2022 graduate Brett Book is the winner of the 2022 Canadian Bar Association health law section’s Law Student Essay Contest for his paper titled...

New crosswalk art supports acceptance and honours healing

New crosswalk art supports acceptance and honours healing

Sep 2, 2022 / 10:12 am

The rainbow crosswalk at the Williams Lake campus. TRU’s Williams Lake and Kamloops campuses have newly painted crosswalks that highlight areas of importance...

Former university presidents inspire women to take the lead

Former university presidents inspire women to take the lead

Sep 1, 2022 / 11:11 am

Drs. Martha Piper and Indira Samarasekera have broken down barriers for women in academic leadership roles. As the first — and only — female presidents of...

Indigenous Education Centre shows TRU’s commitment to indigenization

Indigenous Education Centre shows TRU’s commitment to indigenization

Sep 1, 2022 / 9:36 am

After years of effort, a centralized hub for Indigenous learning and support is on the horizon at Thompson Rivers University (TRU). The first step towards a...

Law students take second in national writing challenge

Law students take second in national writing challenge

Aug 22, 2022 / 4:08 pm

Two TRU Law students took second place in an annual national writing competition involving insolvency law. Kimia Jalivand and Gregory Scott wrote a paper, From...

Podcast series honours Indigenous voices

Podcast series honours Indigenous voices

Aug 19, 2022 / 1:14 pm

Frances Maddalozzo, a Master of Education graduate and research assistant at Thompson Rivers University (TRU), believes in leading with her heart, every time....

Memorial award recognizes local author

Memorial award recognizes local author

Aug 17, 2022 / 1:46 pm

Distinguished author and long-time Kamloops resident Joan Sherman Weir lived her life with energy and passion. She passed away in 2019 after a lengthy struggle...

Anne Kang visits Williams Lake campus

Anne Kang visits Williams Lake campus

Jul 29, 2022 / 12:37 pm

Anne Kang, BC’s Minister for Advanced Education and Skills Training, visited TRU’s Williams Lake campus Thursday to learn more about TRU’s programs,...

Indigenous students hammer out careers on historic project

Indigenous students hammer out careers on historic project

Jul 21, 2022 / 2:56 pm

Over the past 12 weeks, a group of Indigenous students have rolled up their sleeves exploring the trades. Enrolled in the School of Trades and Technology’s...

Women in Trades students give back to Cariboo region

Women in Trades students give back to Cariboo region

Jul 12, 2022 / 11:16 am

A group of 11 students are the first participants in a Women in Trades (WIT) Exploratory Program from Thompson Rivers University (TRU) to be held in 100 Mile...

Advocating for inclusivity: BBA alum Korah DeWalt

Advocating for inclusivity: BBA alum Korah DeWalt

Jul 5, 2022 / 6:19 am

“Always use your voice for what you believe in,” says Korah DeWalt, Indigenous relations and community superintendent for New Gold’s New Afton Mine, a...

Welding student proves his ‘metal’ to win gold

Welding student proves his ‘metal’ to win gold

Jun 30, 2022 / 8:47 am

Youths aged 12 to 16 interested in trying out welding this summer are invited to check out TRU’s ARX and Sparx Welding Camp, July 18 – 22. Alex Forbes...

Grad digs in to revitalize farming

Grad digs in to revitalize farming

Jun 27, 2022 / 3:55 pm

Determined. Resilient. Passionate. Three words that describe Julia Morgan, a recent graduate of TRU’s Applied Sustainable Ranching program. The program is...

Research team looks at full-circle sustainability

Research team looks at full-circle sustainability

Jun 23, 2022 / 1:34 pm

Waste not, want not. Thompson Rivers University (TRU) faculty member Dr. Bala Nikku and his team are addressing pressing societal challenges by examining ways...

TRU researchers awarded over $500,000 through Discovery Grants

TRU researchers awarded over $500,000 through Discovery Grants

Jun 23, 2022 / 1:06 pm

Three Thompson Rivers University (TRU) researchers received $590,000 through the federal Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Discovery...

Audiobooks as a sound learning aid for students

Audiobooks as a sound learning aid for students

Jun 22, 2022 / 10:40 am

Associate Professor Paul Simpson, from the Piping Trades program, believes in empowering his students while ensuring they’re learning in a safe and supportive...

TRU student awarded prestigious medal for academic excellence

TRU student awarded prestigious medal for academic excellence

Jun 20, 2022 / 4:05 pm

After travelling more than 11,000 kilometres from her home in India to Thompson Rivers University (TRU) in the summer of 2021, Master of Science in Data Science...

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