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Campus Life - Kamloops News

What does the movie cameo say about our culture?

Nov 3, 2020 / 8:30 am

They are small performances, but in order to understand them you have to draw upon information that you likely aren’t even aware you have. In her book Stars...

Researchers push to keep lower leave eligibility

Nov 2, 2020 / 8:30 am

Dr. Lindsey McKay The coronavirus pandemic has exposed inequities in Canada’s social protection policies, revealing gender inequalities that have left women...

Research finds peer support essential to ECE resiliency

Oct 26, 2020 / 11:44 am

Dr. Laura Doan How do you define success in research? Two years ago, Dr. Laura Doan embarked upon a project designed to develop a provincewide peer-mentoring...

REDress Project reminds us of the missing

Oct 15, 2020 / 3:36 pm

Every October, a number of events take place that bring awareness to the thousands of Missing Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG). October 4 is the day...

Animal-care advocate receives honorary doctorate

Oct 9, 2020 / 9:36 am

Temple Grandin has changed the world’s perception of what people with autism can achieve, making her mark as an animal behaviour consultant, then as an author...

Law students are the future for reconciliation, minister says

Oct 8, 2020 / 4:50 pm

Federal Minister of Justice David Lametti applauded TRU for its commitment to Truth and Reconciliation through its various initiatives and relationships with...

TRU and City of Kamloops renew MOU

Oct 7, 2020 / 1:58 pm

As Kamloops and the region rebuild from the pandemic, the City of Kamloops and TRU recognized partnerships are more important than ever as they renewed their...

Research equips teachers for pandemic challenges

Oct 1, 2020 / 1:25 pm

Students in Grady Sjokvist’s Grade 11 physics class created Rube Goldberg machines, and filmed their success. This incredible machine was created by Paige...

Lillooet man leaves TRU $350K for women in science

Sep 30, 2020 / 12:05 pm

Education was his last wish. James Bain of Lillooet passed away in 2019 and quietly left a profound gift upon his departure: his entire estate to fund bursaries...

Green is cool: TRU stands out for sustainability

Sep 28, 2020 / 10:31 am

The Princeton Review has joined the Sierra Club in giving Thompson Rivers University (TRU) kudos for its sustainability efforts. And both of those accolades...

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...

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