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Campus Life - Kamloops News

ESTR’s Market goes virtual

Dec 18, 2020 / 2:00 pm

ESTR’s Market was a must-stop, must-shop space on campus. The bustling space was always filled with locally made clothing, crafts, food, treats and best of...

Student research continues during pandemic

Dec 17, 2020 / 3:02 pm

Enhanced opportunities for student research continue to make Thompson Rivers University a unique place to learn, while providing unparalleled mentorship. The...

Award-winning leader in open education talks online learning

Dec 14, 2020 / 10:47 am

As TRU’s Director of Learning Technology and Innovation for Open Learning, Brian Lamb knows a thing or two about online learning and learning technology. He...

Lepin investment in graduate education climbs

Dec 14, 2020 / 8:00 am

Eight TRU graduate students received $6,000 Ken Lepin Graduate Student Awards, which are given on the basis of outstanding academic achievement in course work,...

BMO donates $750K for Indigenous students at TRU

Dec 10, 2020 / 9:00 am

Briana Tetlichi wanted to be a nurse. In her remote community of Old Crow, home to the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation in Yukon, nurses are the primary health-care...

Sifting through dirt’s DNA

Dec 9, 2020 / 10:35 am

When it comes to biodiversity in soil, sometimes too much information is a bad thing. Thompson Rivers University faculty members Drs. Lauchlan Fraser and...

A graphic way to teach

Dec 7, 2020 / 11:20 am

This story was first published in Bridges magazine to celebrate TRU’s 50th anniversary. Read the 50th celebration issue at tru.ca/Bridges.” “If...

Meet the wolves of University Drive

Dec 7, 2020 / 10:00 am

Each forged of hundreds of pieces of hand-cut steel fur, the latest public art installation at TRU’s Kamloops campus is a legacy to the institution’s first...

Grad research examines the need for more engaged voices

Dec 3, 2020 / 10:44 am

What are the barriers preventing participation in public engagement activities, and what do we, as a society, lose when specific voices go unheard? When Lorri...

Nursing alum working on COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Dec 1, 2020 / 2:26 pm

Nurses will be on the front lines of COVID-19 vaccinations. When that time comes, vaccine management and distribution are big challenges to face, says TRU...

New website supports essential health workers

Dec 1, 2020 / 9:56 am

The support is immediate, the connections are authentic and the timing is perfect. The Nursing The Future website and online community launched this week. Led...

Day of Giving raised $50K for students, programs

Nov 27, 2020 / 3:33 pm

72 donors. $50,390 raised. 140 percent of goal reached! All in, TRU’s Day of Giving raised $50,390 in November, surpassing the goal to raise $36,000 in 36...

TELUS sponsors carbon accounting program at TRU

Nov 26, 2020 / 11:30 am

Researchers to help companies reduce their carbon footprint A new research opportunity will benefit both grad students and local organizations. TELUS is...

Law professor finds success in Supreme Court of Canada

Nov 25, 2020 / 11:10 am

The Supreme Court of Canada recently recognized the voices and rights of people with mental health or addiction histories in a precedent-setting ruling. Read...

A remarkable year for TRU research

Nov 19, 2020 / 10:59 am

When the coronavirus pandemic shut TRU’s campuses in March, many faculty and students were forced to pause or to redesign their ongoing research projects to...

Children’s books send a message of hope and empathy

Nov 17, 2020 / 12:32 pm

Stories do more than merely tell tales. They create empathy in readers—young and old—and give voice to issues like social justice. And that is exactly why...

Student supports step up during pandemic

Nov 17, 2020 / 9:43 am

TRU is ensuring thousands of students are continuing their university education, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. Naturally, there have been bumps in the...

New Wells Gray centre allows year-round study

Nov 16, 2020 / 10:22 am

A new educational facility near Wells Gray Provincial Park is nearly three decades in the making. Thompson Rivers University is pleased to expand the Wells Gray...

Snake research garners prestigious scholarship

Nov 6, 2020 / 9:59 am

Dana Eye’s groundbreaking rattlesnake research has been recognized by the Fraser Basin Council, as the Master of Science in Environmental Science student has...

TRU alum in Top 20 Under 40 in Canadian aviation

Nov 3, 2020 / 3:24 pm

Jonathan Davis hasn’t let the pandemic keep him on the ground. Wings Magazine just named him one of the top 20 under 40 influencing the future of Canadian...

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