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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...

Inspiring generations

Jun 12, 2020 / 8:41 am

Two survivors share insights and wisdom with students This spring, as the COVID-19 pandemic changed the way students learned and the way their accomplishments...

Small study subjects reap big award

Jun 11, 2020 / 8:33 am

She studies tiny subjects: microbes found in caves that might help bats fend off a deadly fungus. And now she’s won a big award. Naowarat (Ann) Cheeptham is...

TRU takes lead role in global education accessibility

Jun 9, 2020 / 8:45 am

Thompson Rivers University (TRU) is at the forefront of making free online education more accessible around the world—a resource that’s more important than...

Provincial scholarships support graduate research

Jun 9, 2020 / 7:00 am

Recipients of the 2020 BC Graduate Scholarships Thompson Rivers University has awarded four exceptional graduate students with entrance scholarships valued at...

Larsen awarded professorship for ecological research contributions

May 28, 2020 / 2:17 pm

Dr. Karl Larsen, professor of Natural Resource Science, has been awarded the prestigious Northcote and Brink Professorship, and says the honour will benefit his...

Hatched at home and avatar physicists: Faculty of Science rolls with COVID changes

May 21, 2020 / 4:04 pm

COVID-19 has led to a share of disruptions, but it hasn’t hampered our ability to adapt and to roll with the changes. What follows are just two examples from...

Concrete teaching support during unsettled times

May 20, 2020 / 8:30 am

Handshakes, large on-campus gatherings, in-person classes: all postponed. When faced with a global pandemic, everyone in the TRU community who was able to, was...

Nurses are practicing, learning, and leading health research

May 14, 2020 / 11:09 am

Rose Melnyk, Master of Nursing student. The theme of Nursing Week 2020 is A Voice to Lead, and Rose Melnyk’s voice is certainly one worth listening to, and...

Research investigates crisis communication during flooding, fires

May 13, 2020 / 10:04 am

Together with Dr. Wendy Gardner and Dr. Wendy McKenzie, and with support from TRU and BC WildFire Service, Dr. Michael Mehta is leading research to better...

Student research fellowships create links between campus and community

May 12, 2020 / 9:42 am

Youssef Ekladuce When it comes to building a bridge between the campus and the community, Thompson Rivers University’s students are its greatest assets. Which...

Answering the call of community with hundreds of masks

May 11, 2020 / 3:38 pm

She’s the world’s first Canada Research Chair in Indigenizing higher education. And she has provided face masks to communities across Canada, to the Navajo...

Nurses shine in turbulent times

May 11, 2020 / 3:18 pm

They are often the unsung heroes of the health-care system. But the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown health-care workers into the spotlight at the same time the...

Students graduate straight to the COVID-19 frontlines

May 7, 2020 / 11:01 am

For someone who is hit hard by COVID-19, the sound is both reassuring and terrifying. The shoop click click, shoop click click, of a ventilator machine means...

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